Grammy Awards will return to Los Angeles next year

61ST ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS® TO AIR SUNDAY, FEB. 10, 2019, LIVE ON CBS FROM STAPLES CENTER

RECORDING ACADEMY™ TO ANNOUNCE GRAMMY® NOMINATIONS ON DEC. 5, 2018

The Recording Academy™ today announced key dates and deadlines for the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards®. Music's Biggest Night® returns to Los Angeles' STAPLES Center on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, and will broadcast live on the CBS Television Network at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. Nominations for the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards will be announced in all 84 categories on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, and will honor the best in 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."

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

Monday, July 2, 2018 Online Entry Process Opens

Wednesday, Aug. 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®

Additional information regarding media and publicist credentials for the red carpet and media center can be found here.

ABOUT THE RECORDING ACADEMY

The Recording Academy represents the voices of performers, songwriters, producers, engineers, and all music professionals. Dedicated to ensuring the recording arts remain a thriving part of our shared cultural heritage, the Academy honors music's history while investing in its future through the GRAMMY Museum®, advocates on behalf of music creators, supports music people in times of need through MusiCares, and celebrates artistic excellence through the GRAMMY Awards—music's only peer-recognized accolade and highest achievement. As the world's leading society of music professionals, we work year-round to foster a more inspiring world for creators.

For more information about the Academy, please visit www.grammy.com. For breaking news and exclusive content, follow @RecordingAcad on Twitter, "like" Recording Academy on Facebook, and join the Recording Academy's social communities on Instagram, Tumblr, and YouTube.

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July 18, 2018 3:17pm by Pressparty  

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