LINKIN PARK, GEORGE LOPEZ, KATY PERRY, SMOKEY ROBINSON, RINGO STARR, T-PAIN AND DWIGHT YOAKAM WILL BE PRESENTERS ON "THE GRAMMY(R) NOMINATIONS CONCERT LIVE! - COUNTDOWN TO MUSIC'S BIGGEST NIGHT(R)," BROADCASTING LIVE DEC. 2 ON CBS
French DJ/Producer David Guetta Added To Line-Up Of Previously Announced Performers The Black Eyed Peas, Maxwell, Nick Jonas & The Administration And Sugarland
One-Hour Entertainment Special Hosted By LL COOL J Will Announce Nominations for "THE 52nd ANNUAL GRAMMY� AWARDS" From Club NOKIA in Los Angeles
Two-time GRAMMY�-winning rockers Linkin Park, GRAMMY-nominated actor/television host George Lopez, GRAMMY-nominated pop star Katy Perry, GRAMMY-winning soul singer Smokey Robinson, nine-time GRAMMY-winning rock icon Ringo Starr, GRAMMY-winning rapper T-Pain, and two-time GRAMMY-winning country artist Dwight Yoakam will be presenters for "THE GRAMMY� NOMINATIONS CONCERT LIVE! - COUNTDOWN TO MUSIC'S BIGGEST NIGHT�," broadcasting live from Club NOKIA in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Dec. 2 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network.
French DJ/producer David Guetta will spin throughout the one-hour special, which also features previously announced performances by three-time GRAMMY winners the Black Eyed Peas, six-time GRAMMY-nominated Maxwell, GRAMMY-nominated Nick Jonas and his side project Nick Jonas & The Administration, and GRAMMY winner Sugarland, with two-time GRAMMY winner LL COOL J set to host. This marks the second consecutive year that nominations for the annual GRAMMY Awards will be announced live on primetime television. The special will once again set the stage for the annual GRAMMY Awards telecast and will announce nominations in several categories as well as feature performances by past GRAMMY winners and/or nominees.
The road to Music's Biggest Night culminates with "THE 52nd ANNUAL GRAMMY� AWARDS" at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles live on Sunday, Jan. 31, 2010 (8:00-11:30 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
For more information on "THE GRAMMY� NOMINATIONS CONCERT LIVE! - COUNTDOWN TO MUSIC'S BIGGEST NIGHT�" and "THE 52nd ANNUAL GRAMMY� AWARDS," please visit http://www.cbs.com/specials/grammys/.
THE GRAMMY� NOMINATIONS CONCERT LIVE! - COUNTDOWN TO MUSIC'S BIGGEST NIGHT� is produced by AEG Ehrlich Ventures, LLC and John Cossette Productions. John Cossette and Ken Ehrlich are the executive producers. LL COOL J and Renato Basile are producers.
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