Wednesday, September 26, 2007

My night at the Grammys on CBS

As part of the 50th anniversary celebration of The Recording Academy and the GRAMMY Awards, CBS and The Academy will present "My Night at the GRAMMYs," a new entertainment special set to air on Friday, November 30, 8  10 p.m. ET/PT.

This two-hour telecast will highlight GRAMMY Awards show history as artists tell their personal stories of what it means to perform on the show that has become Music's Biggest Night. Additionally, it will raise awareness of The Academy's and the GRAMMY Awards' anniversary milestones and further engage music fans by providing an interactive element.

From now through October 7, viewers and members have the chance to be part of this historical special by voting for their favorite GRAMMY moments at Fifty great GRAMMY moments from past telecasts, selected by The Academy, are posted on the site and feature some of the unique pairings the GRAMMYs have come to be renowned for, including performances by Prince and Beyonci, Eminem and Elton John, Neil Diamond and Barbra Streisand, and the Simon & Garfunkel reunion, among many others. Clips of each of these memorable moments are available in a Flash "Video Wall" on, and users can click on each clip to view on demand. Once clips have been viewed, users can vote for up to five of their favorite moments. (Voting is restricted to five votes per IP address per day.)

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 Sunday, October 7, 2007, so be sure to log on and vote soon for your favorite GRAMMY moments!!

This TV special is just one of the many commemorative activities The Academy and the GRAMMYs have planned as part of the 50th Celebration.

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