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Grammys Return to L.A. — Recording Academy Releases Full Schedule

Jul 17, 2018  •  Post A Comment

The 61st Annual Grammy Awards will be held in Los Angeles, with the Recording Academy announcing today that the ceremony will air live from the Staples Center on CBS on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019.

Nominations will be announced in all 84 categories on Wednesday, Dec. 5. The awards will honor recordings released between Oct. 1, 2017, and Sept. 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,” said 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.”

Added Jack Sussman, Executive Vice President, Specials, Music and Live Events, CBS Entertainment: “It is exciting that ‘Music’s Biggest Night’ will be back at the Staples Center in the heart of the City of Angels, We look forward to showcasing musicians across multiple musical genres on the world’s biggest stage.”

Key dates and deadlines for the 61st Grammy Awards process and Grammy Week events are as follows:

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Online Entry Process Closes

Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018

First Round of Voting Opens

Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018

First Round of Voting Closes

Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018

Nominees Announced for 61st Annual Grammy Awards

Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018

Final Round of Voting Opens

Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019

Final Round of Voting Closes

Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019

Producers & Engineers Wing Grammy Week celebration

Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019

Music Educator Award Presentation Grammy In The Schools Live!

Friday, Feb. 8, 2019

Entertainment Law Initiative Event & Scholarship Presentation MusiCares Person of the Year

Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019

Grammy Nominees Reception Clive Davis’ and the Recording Academy’s Pre-Grammy Gala

Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019

Grammy Awards Premiere Ceremony 61st Annual Grammy Awards Grammy Celebration

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