Friday, January 19, 2018
Westwood One Extends Grammy Partnership
Westwood One is the official radio broadcast partner of the Recording Academy and Music’s Biggest Night, taking place at Madison Square Garden on January 28, 2018. As a celebration of Music’s Biggest Night and the Recording Academy’s return to New York City for the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards, Westwood One will produce a diverse menu of exclusive multi-format programming and a live musical performance series.
"The Recording Academy is pleased to extend its partnership with Westwood One as the official radio broadcast partner of the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards," said Evan Greene, Chief Marketing Officer at the Recording Academy. "Westwood One's dedicated efforts will provide fans various opportunities to engage with the GRAMMYs and play an important role in building excitement and anticipation for Music's Biggest Night."
The month-long celebration is dedicated to music fans and listeners across the country with a GRAMMY 60th Anniversary VIP sweepstakes, offering a trip to NYC and can’t-buy tickets to the 60th GRAMMY Awards. Westwood One also will create a two-hour GRAMMYs 60th Anniversary Nomination Special and distribute the broadcast across three key music formats airing January 20 and 21st, each hosted by New York City on-air talent. The Top 40/Rhythmic, Hot AC, and AC versions will be hosted by Jayde Donovan from Todd & Jayde Mornings on WPLJ-FM/New York and the Urban/Urban AC version will be hosted by La Loca from WNBM-FM/New York.
Finally, there will be a week-long series of musical performances and interviews, live from Hackensack Meridian Health Stage 17, in the heart of the action at Penn Plaza, next door to the world famous Madison Square Garden and home of the GRAMMYs 60th Anniversary Award Show. Pop station 95.5 WPLJ and New York’s only country station, NASH FM 94.7, will be hosting private performances all week by Bleachers, Marshmello, and this year’s GRAMMY-nominated artist Midland, just to name a few. A complete list of performances will be announced shortly.
The 60th GRAMMY Awards will take place at Madison Square Garden in New York on January 28, 2018, airing live on CBS from 7:30 – 11 pm ET/4:30 – 8 pm PT and will be hosted by The Late Late Show’s James Corden.
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