This year, music fans will be able to stream THE 58TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS® live on more digital platforms than ever before through CBS All Access, the CBS Television Network’s digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service.
CBS All Access’s live stream of the GRAMMY Awards telecast, airing Monday, Feb. 15 (8:00-11:30 PM, live ET/check local listings for other time zones) on the CBS Television Network, will be accessible online at CBS.com, on iOS, Android and Windows 10 mobile phones and tablets, and, for the first time, on connected devices including Apple TV, Roku Players and Roku TV, Chromecast, Android TV, Xbox 360, and Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick.
The CBS All Access live stream will be available in 130 markets across the U.S., including: New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, Dallas, San Francisco, Boston, Detroit, Minneapolis, Miami, Denver, Sacramento, Pittsburgh and Baltimore. Viewership of the live stream will be measured by Nielsen and incorporated into the television ratings.
Fans will also be able to stream the pre-telecast red carpet show, GRAMMY® RED CARPET LIVE, through CBS All Access, airing 7:00-8:00 PM, ET (check local listings for Mountain and Pacific time zones). In addition, subscribers will also be able to watch exclusive content on CBS All Access, including additional performances and interviews from CBS.com’s “Artists of Tomorrow” program.
In addition to CBS All Access’s live broadcast, CBS.com and the CBS App will also offer access to GRAMMY Live, streaming multiplatform coverage of the red carpet arrivals and all of the behind-the-scenes action leading up to and throughout THE 58TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS®. GRAMMY Live will also feature the winner of CBS.com’s “Artists of Tomorrow” program, The Wild Feathers. GRAMMY Live will begin Monday, Feb. 15 at noon PT/3 PM ET at GRAMMY.com and CBS.com and on both the GRAMMY Live app and the CBS App for iOS, Android and Windows 10, and continue throughout the live telecast.
“CBS All Access’s live stream of last year’s GRAMMY Awards broke new ground across digital platforms and we saw a phenomenal response from consumers as a result,” said Marc DeBevoise, Executive Vice President and General Manager of CBS Digital Media for CBS Interactive. “Now that the service is available on more devices than ever before, we’re excited to deliver music fans the full GRAMMYs experience wherever and however they want to watch through CBS All Access and the GRAMMY Live second screen experience.”
Fans can also follow CBS.com’s GRAMMYs Social Media Reporter, rapper and star of CSI: CYBER Shad Moss, on CBS.com and Twitter (@smoss) as he provides behind-the-scenes coverage leading up to the telecast. NCIS star Pauley Perrette (@pauleyp) will also be on-site at rehearsals providing fans with a glimpse backstage.
In addition, YouTube personality Tyler Oakley returns this year to interview stars on the red carpet as part of GRAMMY Live and CBS.com’s GRAMMY coverage. The interviews will also be available on CBS Audience Network partner sites and CBS’s YouTube channel.
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About The Recording Academy
Established in 1957, The Recording Academy is an organization of musicians, songwriters, producers, engineers and recording professionals that is dedicated to improving the cultural condition and quality of life for music and its makers. Internationally known for the GRAMMY Awards — the preeminent peer-recognized award for musical excellence and the most credible brand in music — The Recording Academy is responsible for groundbreaking professional development, cultural enrichment, advocacy, education and human services programs. The Academy continues to focus on its mission of recognizing musical excellence, advocating for the well-being of music makers and ensuring music remains an indelible part of our culture. For more information about The Academy, please visit www.grammy.com. For breaking news and exclusive content, follow @TheGRAMMYs on Twitter, like “The GRAMMYs” on Facebook, and join The GRAMMYs’ social communities on Google+, Instagram, Tumblr and YouTube.