This Year’s GRAMMY Live® Will Be Hosted by Quddus and Skye Townsend
with Reporting from Ted Stryker
SAN FRANCISCO and SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Feb. 10, 2017 – For the third year in a row, music fans will be able to stream THE 59TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS® live through CBS All Access, the CBS Television Network’s digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service.
CBS All Access’s live stream of the GRAMMY Awards telecast, airing Sunday, Feb. 12 (8:00-11:30 PM, live ET/check local listings for other time zones) on the CBS Television Network, will be accessible in markets across the U.S. online at CBS.com; on iOS, Android and Windows 10 mobile phones and tablets; and on connected devices including Apple TV, Roku Players and Roku TV, Chromecast, Android TV, Xbox 360, Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick.
In addition, The Recording Academy® and CBS are bringing back GRAMMY Live®, which provides streaming multiplatform coverage of the red carpet arrivals and all of the behind-the-scenes action leading up to and throughout THE 59TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS. GRAMMY Live is a unique experience that complements at-home viewing for GRAMMY Awards viewers. Bringing fans exclusive content from Music’s Biggest Night®, the comprehensive interactive platform includes:
Live red carpet coverage hosted by Quddus and Skye Townsend with additional reporting from Ted Stryker
A performance from CBS.com’s “Artist of Tomorrow” winner, Drake White
The only place to view the Premiere Ceremony, where winners in more than 70 categories will be announced
Backstage access from behind-the-scenes GRAMMY cameras
Real-time social media trends, commentary and curated posts
Wrap-up show immediately following the telecast, featuring a comprehensive recap of winners, performances and fashion highlights
GRAMMY Live will begin Sunday, Feb. 12 at 3:00 PM, ET/12:00 PM, PT at GRAMMY.com and CBS.com and on both the GRAMMY Live app and the CBS App for iOS, Android and Windows 10, and will continue throughout the live telecast.
Fans will also be able to stream the pre-telecast red carpet show, GRAMMY RED CARPET LIVE, through CBS All Access and GRAMMY Live, starting at 7:30 PM, ET/4:30 PM, PT (check local listings for Mountain time zones).
“CBS All Access’s live stream of the GRAMMY Awards is consistently one of our biggest live-streaming events,” said Marc DeBevoise, President and Chief Operating Officer of CBS Interactive. “We’re thrilled to deliver music fans the full GRAMMYs experience wherever and however they want to watch through CBS All Access and GRAMMY Live.”
“We’re excited to continue to bring fans closer to the non-stop action of the GRAMMYs with an interactive experience that covers every aspect of Music’s Biggest Night,” said Evan Greene, Chief Marketing Officer of the Recording Academy. “GRAMMY Live is an innovative way to keep our audience engaged with increased access to content that can’t be seen anywhere else.”
This year’s GRAMMY Live technology partners are Procella Media, Maestro, and Akamai Technologies.
About The Recording Academy
Established in 1957, The Recording Academy is an organization of musicians, songwriters, producers, engineers and recording professionals dedicated to improving the cultural condition and quality of life for music and its makers. Internationally known for the GRAMMY Awards — the preeminent peer-recognized award for musical excellence and the most credible brand in music — The Recording Academy is responsible for groundbreaking professional development, cultural enrichment, advocacy, education and human services programs. The Academy continues to focus on its mission of recognizing musical excellence, advocating for the well-being of music makers and ensuring music remains an indelible part of our culture. For more information about The Recording Academy, please visit www.grammy.com. For breaking news and exclusive content, follow @RecordingAcad on Twitter, “like” Recording Academy/GRAMMYs on Facebook, and join The Recording Academy’s social communities on Google+, Instagram, Tumblr, and YouTube.
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About CBS Interactive
CBS Interactive, a division of CBS Corporation, is the world’s largest publisher of premium digital content and a perennial top 10 internet company. CBS Interactive’s brands span popular categories like technology, entertainment, sports, news and gaming. Properties include the websites, apps and streaming services of the CBS Television Network such as the CBS All Access subscription service, the 24/7 digital news network CBSN, and CBS Sports’ digital brands as well as digital-first properties in key content verticals, including CNET, TVGuide.com, GameSpot, Last.fm, Metacritic and Chowhound. Follow CBS Interactive on Twitter at twitter.com/cbsi and on Facebook.
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