Academy Announces Nov. TV Special
September 10, 2007
“My Night At The GRAMMYs” will include fan voting for their favorite performances
“My Night At The GRAMMYs,” a new entertainment special, will present 25 of viewers’ favorite GRAMMY Awards show moments, as determined by an online vote, as well as the stories behind them told by the artists themselves, it was announced today by The Recording Academy. The two-hour television special will be broadcast Nov. 30 (8 â€“ 10 p.m. ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network and will celebrate the upcoming 50th Celebration of the GRAMMY Awards.
GRAMMY Awards show history will be revealed as artists tell their personal stories of what it means to perform on the television show that has become Music’s Biggest Night. Rare footage of GRAMMY rehearsals as well as reminiscences by performers will give a behind-the-scenes look at how the show is conceived and produced.
Starting today, viewers have the chance to be part of this historical special by voting for their favorite GRAMMY moments at www.mynightatthegrammys.com. Fifty great GRAMMY moments from past telecasts, selected by The Academy, will be posted to the site and will feature some of the unique pairings the GRAMMYs have come to be renowned for, including performances by Prince and BeyoncÃ©, Eminem and Elton John, Neil Diamond and Barbra Streisand, and the Simon & Garfunkel reunion, among many others. Clips of each of these memorable moments will be available in a Flash “Video Wall” and users can click on each clip to view a sample on demand. Once clips have been viewed, users can vote for up to five of their favorite moments. The 25 performances that receive the most votes will be seen on “My Night At The GRAMMYs,” culminating with the most popular performance as voted on by music fans. The deadline to vote for favorite GRAMMY moments is midnight ET on October 7, 2007.
“My Night At The GRAMMYs” will be produced by Ken Ehrlich and John Cossette.