AIRDATE | Alicia Keys to host 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards on FOX8
Music’s biggest night, The 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards, will be broadcast LIVE from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Foxtel’s FOX8.
Hosted for the first time by fifteen-time GRAMMY winner Alicia Keys, the awards will feature performances by some of the biggest names in the music industry right now and nominees Camila Cabello, Cardi B, Dan + Shay, Post Malone, Shawn Mendes, Janelle Monáe and Kacey Musgraves.
Making her GRAMMY performance debut, Cabello received two nominations for Best Pop Solo Performance ("Havana [Live]") and Best Pop Vocal Album (Camila). Cardi B is nominated for Record Of The Year ("I Like It"), Album Of The Year (Invasion Of Privacy), Best Pop Duo/Group Performance with Maroon 5 ("Girls Like You"), Best Rap Performance ("Be Careful"), and Best Rap Album (Invasion Of Privacy).
First-time GRAMMY nominees Dan + Shay are up for Best Country Duo/Group Performance ("Tequila"). Also a first-time GRAMMY nominee, Post Malone received four nominations, Record Of The Year ("Rockstar" with 21 Savage), Album Of The Year (Beerbongs & Bentleys), Best Pop Solo Performance ("Better Now"), and Best Rap/Sung Performance ("Rockstar").
Taking the GRAMMY stage for the first time, Mendes is nominated for Song Of The Year ("In My Blood") and Best Pop Vocal Album (Shawn Mendes). Current two-time GRAMMY nominee Monáe is up for Album Of The Year (Dirty Computer) and Best Music Video ("PYNK").
Two-time GRAMMY winner and current nominee Musgraves is up for four GRAMMY Awards, Album Of The Year (Golden Hour), Best Country Solo Performance ("Butterflies"), Best Country Song ("Space Cowboy"), and Best Country Album (Golden Hour).
Host and master of ceremonies, Alicia Keys, is a modern-day Renaissance woman—a 15-time GRAMMY Award-winning singer/songwriter/musician/producer, an accomplished actress, a New York Times best-selling author, a film/ television and Broadway producer, an entrepreneur, and a powerful force in the world of activism. Since the release of her monumental 2001 debut album, Songs In A Minor, Keys has sold more than 30 million records and built an unparalleled repertoire of hits and accomplishments.
The 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards are produced by AEG Ehrlich Ventures for the Recording Academy. Ken Ehrlich is executive producer, Ben Winston is executive producer, Louis J. Horvitz is director, Chantal Sausedo is the talent producer, and David Wild and Ehrlich are the writers.
The 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards will be broadcast live on FOX8 from 12.00pm on Monday February 11 with an encore primetime screening at 6:00pm that evening.
Following its broadcast on FOX8, the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards® will be available to watch from Foxtel’s on demand library on internet enabled iQ set top boxes.
There will be an additional encore screening on Channel [V] at 9:30pm and red carpet coverage from 9:30am with E!'s Live From the Red Carpet.