JASON ALDEAN AND LADY GAGA TO PERFORM ON "THE GRAMMY(R) NOMINATIONS CONCERT LIVE! COUNTDOWN TO MUSIC'S BIGGEST NIGHT(R)" ON NOV. 30 ON CBS
Two-time GRAMMY(R) Award Winner LL COOL J
Set to Host One-Hour Live Event
One-Hour Entertainment Special Will Feature Nominations for the 54th ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS(R) From the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles
Country artist Jason Aldean and five-time GRAMMY(R) Award winner Lady Gaga are the first performers announced for THE GRAMMY(R) NOMINATIONS CONCERT LIVE! - COUNTDOWN TO MUSIC'S BIGGEST NIGHT.(R) Two-time GRAMMY(R) Award winner LL COOL J will again host. The special will broadcast live from the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Nov. 30 (10:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. LL COOL J, who currently stars on "NCIS: LOS ANGELES," has hosted the past three years.
The show will announce nominations in several categories as well as feature performances by past GRAMMY(R) winners and/or nominees. This marks the fourth consecutive year that nominations for the annual GRAMMY(R) Awards will be announced live on primetime television, setting the stage for the annual GRAMMY(R) Awards telecast.
The road to Music's Biggest Night begins with THE GRAMMY(R) NOMINATIONS CONCERT LIVE! and culminates with THE 54th ANNUAL GRAMMY(R) AWARDS at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles live on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012 (8:00-11:30 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network.
Tickets for THE GRAMMY(R) NOMINATIONS CONCERT LIVE! - COUNTDOWN TO MUSIC'S BIGGEST NIGHT(R) go on sale on Friday, Oct. 28, 2011, and are available online at www.nokiatheatrelalive.com and via Ticketmaster charge-by-phone lines at 800.745.3000. For discounts on groups of 10 or more and for more information on VIP packages, visit www.aegtickets.com or call 877-234-8425.
THE GRAMMY(R) NOMINATIONS CONCERT LIVE! - COUNTDOWN TO MUSIC'S BIGGEST NIGHT(R) is produced by AEG Ehrlich Ventures, LLC. Ken Ehrlich is the executive producer. LL COOL J is a producer.
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