61st Annual Grammy Awards airdate announced

Nominations will be announced December 5th

The Recording Academy has announced key dates and deadlines for the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards. Music’s Biggest Night returns to Los Angeles’ STAPLES Center on Sunday, February 10, 2019, and will broadcast live on the CBS Television Network at 8 pm ET/5 pm PT. Nominations for the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards will be announced in all 84 categories on Wednesday, December 5th, and will honor the best in recordings released between October 1, 2017 and September 30, 2018.

“We are delighted to host the world’s premier music event back in our hometown and look forward to celebrating the remarkable musical contributions made by songwriters, producers, engineers, mixers, and recording artists,” says Neil Portnow, President/CEO of the Recording Academy. “As always, GRAMMY season will kick off with a series of events that showcase various genres of music, educational programs, and our charitable initiatives. We look forward to working with our Los Angeles partners to produce some remarkable and unforgettable events.”

Those events include the annual MusiCares Person of the Year, set for Friday, February 8th and the Clive Davis and Recording Academy Pre-GRAMMY Gala on Saturday, February 8th. More information on those series of events will be announced at a later date.

A host for the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards will be also be named at a later date.

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