"THE 49TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS" WILL BE BROADCAST LIVE FROM STAPLES CENTER IN LOS ANGELES, FEB. 11 ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK
THE 49TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS will return to STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, Sunday, Feb. 11 (8:00-11:30 PM, live ET; delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network, it was jointly announced by Jack Sussman, Executive Vice President, Specials, Music and Live Events, CBS, and The Recording Academy President Neil Portnow.
"The Grammy's continues to be a proud tradition at CBS, the biggest night of the year for music and an event that generates water cooler conversation everywhere the next morning," said Sussman. "This annual telecast is without peer for its combination of live performances, interesting personalities, entertainment and surprises. We love creating memorable moments, such as Elton John/Eminem, Prince/Beyonce and Simon and Garfunkel reuniting, that viewers look forward to and can only be seen on the Grammys."
"We are pleased to be here in our hometown and to be back on GRAMMY Sunday," said Portnow. "The Recording Academy is proud to offer a week-long series of GRAMMY events that showcases various genres of music, educational programs and charitable activities. We look forward to working with the city of Los Angeles, our great partners at CBS and STAPLES Center to bring millions of music fans outstanding performances and amazing GRAMMY Moments."
Nominations for THE 49TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS will be announced in Los Angeles on December 7, 2006.