A Very Grammy Christmas, the new one-hour special, will air on Friday, Dec. 5, 9 – 10 p.m. ET/PT, and will be broadcast in HDTV + 5.1 surround sound on the CBS Television Network.
Featuring performances of holiday songs and current pop hits with artists Ariana Grande, Maroon 5, Tim McGraw and Pharrell Williams sharing favorite holiday memories with Grammy moments!
“A Very Grammy Christmas” will tape on Tuesday, Nov. 18, at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles and is produced by AEG Ehrlich Ventures, LLC with Ken Ehrlich serving as an executive producer.
Tickets for the general public are on sale now or via Ticketmaster charge-by-phone lines at 866.448.7849.
In addition to performances, nominations including Album Of The Year category for the 57th Annual Grammy Awards® will be announced during the “A Very Grammy Christmas” broadcast.
All other nominations (82 of 83 categories) will be revealed the morning of Dec. 5.
The road to Music’s Biggest Night® begins with “A Very Grammy Christmas” and culminates with the 57th Annual Grammy Awards, live from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, and broadcast on CBS at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
Last year’s airing of “The Grammy Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown To Music’s Biggest Night” helped lead to stellar ratings for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards, which ultimately garnered more than 30 million viewers — the second-largest audience for the awards broadcast since 1993.
The telecast also was the most significant social television event at that time, with 34 million social media interactions (with statistics compiled by Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr and Twitter).