FINAL PHASE OF VOTING BEGINS FOR BON JOVI'S PERFORMANCE ON "THE 52nd ANNUAL GRAMMY(R) AWARDS," JAN. 31 ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK
With Final Three Hit Songs Determined, Fans May Now Vote for which One the Current GRAMMY Nominee Will Perform on Music's Biggest Night�
As previously announced, current GRAMMY� Award nominee Bon Jovi will perform on THE 52nd ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS and participate in a special interactive "You Pick It, They Play It!" fan vote. Previously, fans had the opportunity to choose from six hit Bon Jovi songs and cast their vote at http://www.cbs.com/ to decide which one the band will perform. With the top three songs selected, the final phase of voting has now begun. Viewers may vote for their favorite of the three Bon Jovi songs up until the band's performance on Music's Biggest Night� when the results will be revealed live. THE 52nd ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS will broadcast live from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, Sunday, Jan. 31 (8:00-11:30 PM, ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. Additional performers, presenters and special segments will be announced soon.
Viewers can log on to www.cbs.com/grammys and vote for which of the following three Bon Jovi hits that the band should perform live as part of their segment:
2. "It's My Life"
3. "Livin' on a Prayer"
There is no registration to vote and fans may vote as often as they wish. Additionally, a 30-second clip of each song may be viewed. Voting will continue at www.cbs.com/grammys up until Bon Jovi's performance on THE 52nd ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS on Sun., Jan. 31 when the song with the most votes is revealed.
GRAMMY winner Bon Jovi is up for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals for "We Weren't Born to Follow."
As previously announced, all five Album Of The Year nominees are set to perform on Music's Biggest Night�: Beyonc�, the Black Eyed Peas, Lady Gaga, the Dave Matthews Band and Taylor Swift. Bon Jovi joins other performers and nominees Green Day, Lady Antebellum, Maxwell, P!nk and the Zac Brown Band. Presenters include actress Kristen Bell, pop/R&B singer Justin Bieber, actor Jeff Bridges, pop singer and actress Miley Cyrus, actor Josh Duhamel, pop sensation the Jonas Brothers, nine-time GRAMMY winner Norah Jones, pop singer/songwriter Ke$ha, two-time GRAMMY winner LL COOL J, GRAMMY winner and three-time Latin GRAMMY� winner Ricky Martin, 10-time GRAMMY and three-time Latin GRAMMY winner Carlos Santana, and nine-time GRAMMY winner Ringo Starr. Additional performers, presenters and special segments will be announced soon.
No purchase necessary. Open to legal residents of the U.S. 18 or older at date of entry. Contest ends 1/15/10. Void where prohibited. See rules at http://www.cbs.com/.
For more information on THE 52nd ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS, please visit http://www.cbs.com/specials/grammys/.
THE 52nd ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS is produced by John Cossette Productions and AEG Ehrlich Ventures for The Recording Academy�. Ken Ehrlich and John Cossette are executive producers, Louis J. Horvitz is director.
About The Recording Academy
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