An exclusive performance by Nick Jonas & The Administration has been added to the line-up for "The GRAMMY® Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown To Music's Biggest Night®," a one-hour special which takes place live on Wednesday, Dec. 2, at Club NOKIA in Los Angeles.
Nick Jonas, one-third of the GRAMMY-nominated Jonas Brothers, and his new side project will be introduced by his brothers Kevin and Joe. Previously announced performers include three-time GRAMMY winners the Black Eyed Peas, six-time GRAMMY-nominated Maxwell, and GRAMMY winner Sugarland, with two-time GRAMMY winner LL COOL J set to host.
The show will be broadcast in HDTV and 5.1 Surround Sound on the CBS Television Network from 9 – 10 p.m. ET/PT.
Additional performers and presenters will be announced shortly. The special also marks the second time nominations for the annual GRAMMY Awards will be announced live on primetime television.
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The road to Music's Biggest Night begins with "The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! — featuring the announcement of nominations in several categories and performances by past GRAMMY winners and/or nominees — and culminates with the 52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards live from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Jan. 31, 2010, and broadcast on CBS at 8 p.m. ET/PT. Last year's airing of "The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!!" reached more than 8 million viewers and led to double-digit percentage increases in all key demos for the 51st Annual GRAMMY Awards telecast earlier this year.
"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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