Grammy Awards specials announced

Grammy Red Carpet Live & 60 Minutes precedes the show

The Recording Academy and CBS have announced that, for the second year in a row, CBS will air a live red carpet show prior to the GRAMMY Awards broadcast. GRAMMY Red Carpet Live, a special hosted by Kevin Frazier and Nancy O’Dell, will give viewers an insiders’ view of all the pre-show excitement, and highlight the fashion and glamour of this year’s GRAMMY nominees, presenters, and performers. The star-studded affair will begin Sunday, February 12th at 7:30 pm ET/4:30 pm PT on the CBS Television Network.

Frazier and O’Dell serve as co-hosts of Entertainment Tonight, the No. 1 syndicated entertainment newsmagazine in the world.

The 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards will be broadcast live from the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, Sunday, February 12th at 5pm/8pm, live PT/ET on the CBS Television Network. James Corden, the Emmy- and Tony Award-winning multifaceted host of CBS’ The Late Late Show With James Corden, will host, marking his first year as master of ceremonies. Preceding the 30-minute GRAMMY Red Carpet Live special, 60 Minutes will air a special 30-minute edition from 4-4:30 pm PT/7- 7:30 pm ET.

Previously announced GRAMMY performers include John Legend, Metallica, Carrie Underwood, and Keith Urban. Additional performers will be announced soon.

Author: Buddy Iahn

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