“Westwood One Backstage at the GRAMMY Awards®” will Feature Exclusive, Multi-Platform Content, Radio Row, Live Performances, and A-List Interviews with Music’s Biggest Stars and Hottest New Talent

NEW YORK, NY – December 11, 2018 – The 61st GRAMMY Awards® nominations are out and Music’s Biggest Night® is set to broadcast live from LA’s STAPLES Center on Sunday, February 10, 2019, 8:00 – 11:00 pm ET, on CBS.

Westwood One is the official radio broadcast partner of the Recording Academy™ and the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards and will offer a comprehensive array of special programming and exclusive content to celebrate Music’s Biggest Night

WHO: Westwood One and national radio stations and groups.

WHAT: Westwood One will welcome select local stations and national programs to its Westwood One Backstage at the GRAMMY Awards, which takes place in the days leading up to the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards at the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles. Westwood One Backstage at the GRAMMY Awards Radio Row Remote will take place on Friday, February 8 from 10 am to 4 pm PT.

In addition, Westwood One, through its partnership with the Recording Academy and the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards, will also create exclusive GRAMMY®s branded long-form and short-form content leading up to and following the awards, including:

  • 2-Hour GRAMMYs Nomination Special – airing February 2-3, 2019, in Top 40/Hot AC, AC, and Urban formats.
  • GRAMMYs Week Highlights – Airing February 4-10, 2019: Special daily tune-in programming in Top 40, AC, and Urban formats.
  • GRAMMYs Red Carpet Countdown – airing February 4-9, 2019: Multiple daily reports featuring updates on GRAMMYs co-sponsored festivities, artist arrivals, and artist interviews.

WHERE: Westwood One Backstage at the GRAMMY Awards takes place at the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles.

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FOR AFFILIATE INFORMATION: Contact Neal Bird at nbird@westwoodone.com or (310) 840-4207.

About Westwood One
Westwood One, the national-facing arm of CUMULUS MEDIA, offers iconic, nationally syndicated sports, news and entertainment content to 245 million listeners each week across an audio network of 8,000 affiliated broadcast radio stations and media partners. Westwood One is the largest audio broadcast network in America, home to premium content that defines the culture, including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, the Olympics, Westwood One Backstage, the GRAMMYS, the Academy of Country Music Awards, the Billboard Music Awards and the American Music Awards. The rapidly growing Westwood One Podcast Network delivers popular network and industry personalities and programs. Westwood One connects listeners with their passions through programs and platforms that have everyone listening. For more information please visit www.westwoodone.com.

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