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Spotlight Article
Date: 2012-11-26
Article Title: LL Cool J To Host Grammy Nominations Concert Live on December 5 at Bridgestone Arena
Article: Music’s biggest night will come alive in Music City. The Recording Academy is moving its annual live nominations concert special to Nashville which will air December 5 live on CBS from Bridgestone Arena. This year’s host will be rap music mogul and actor LL Cool J. This is the fifth time The Recording Academy has held "The Grammy Nominations Concert Live," but the first outside Los Angeles. During the event, The Recording Academy will reveal nominees in several categories for the 55th annual Grammy Awards, to be held February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles. The hour long special will feature a handful of performances by former Grammy winners and nominees.
  The GRAMMY Awards telecast is one of television's major broadcast events, ranking as one of the highest-rated and most-watched specials. Ratings for the GRAMMY Awards have continued to soar over the last several years, with the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards attracting 39.9 million viewers, the largest GRAMMY audience since 1984 and the second largest in history. The telecast was the highest-rated awards show of the season, and the biggest social event in the history of television. The awards drew 13 million social media comments with the conversation on Twitter reaching a record high at 160,341 tweets per minute during the live telecast.
  For more information regarding ticket purchases for The Grammy Nominations Concert Live event, visit or contact at the Bridgestone Arena box office at 615-770-2000.