[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Grammys® 60th Anniversary celebrations are in full swing. Between now and January 29th when the 60th Annual Grammy Awards presentation and live telecast will be held at New York City’s famed Madison Square Garden, fans and music lovers can expect a flurry of salutes, parties, retrospectives, news stories and activities leading up to the actual momentous awards day.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”FIRST SPECIAL TO WATCH”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]NOVEMBER 24th – The televised special “GRAMMYs® Greatest Stories: A 60th Anniversary Special” airs at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CBS. GRAMMY® Award winners John Legend and Carrie Underwood will co-host The Anniversary Special, which features a retrospective packed with epic moments from the past 59 years of GRAMMY history, including new anecdotes directly from the artists on how their GRAMMY performances came to be. Viewers will also be treated to rare archival footage, exclusive interviews, and special appearances by multi-GRAMMY winners and nominees Christina Aguilera, Mary J. Blige, Celine Dion, Dave Grohl, Elton John, Alicia Keys, Bruno Mars, Chris Martin, Ricky Martin, Paul McCartney, P!nk, Ed Sheeran, Blake Shelton, Bruce Springsteen, Sting, Justin Timberlake, U2, Underwood, and Keith Urban.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]During the TV special, music fans will be offered an opportunity to pre-order the 2018 GRAMMY® Nominees album, plus enter for a chance to win a trip for two to the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards in New York City. There is no purchase necessary to enter or win. For details and eligibility requirements visit: 2018grammyalbum.com or cbs.com/grammys.

Now entering its 24th year, the 2018 Grammy Nominees album will be released by The Recording Academy™’s GRAMMY Recordings® and RCA Records on January 12, 2018. The album will be made available in stores and on all digital retail outlets. A portion of the album proceeds will benefit the year-round work of the GRAMMY Museum® and MusiCares®—two Recording Academy charitable organizations that focus on music education programs and critical assistance for music people in need.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Check back with Socially Sparked News for more pre-Grammys celebrations and for our ongoing coverage leading up to what is billed as Music’s Biggest Night. – Abbe is Socially Sparked! Tweet @sosparkednews & @asparks01

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