In the United States announced the date of the 61st ceremony of delivery of award Grammy
NEW YORK, July 18. /Offset. TASS Kirill Volkov/ — a ceremony will be held on February 10 in Los Angeles.
National Academy of art and technology records, the U.S. announced the date for the 61st ceremony of the musical award Grammy. It will be held on 10 February next year in Los Angeles (California). The event will be held in the sports and entertainment complex Staples Center.
We are delighted to welcome in his hometown of important world music event, we look forward to the opportunity to recognise the important contribution that songwriters, producers, sound engineers and performers.Neil Parthenogenically Academy Director
The names of the nominees in all 84 categories will be announced on 5 December. The broadcast of the ceremony of the prestigious awards live will lead the American channel CBS.
Earlier, Billboard magazine reported that the Academy, starting next year, decided to increase the number of nominees for a Grammy in the major categories with the traditional five to eight. We are talking about the so-called big four categories — “record of the year”, “song of the year”, “album of the year”, “Best new artist”.
“This will give more opportunities for wider recognition within these important categories would provide more flexibility for our voting members when they have to make often difficult decisions about awarding the best of the best in the music industry for a year”, — noted in the statement of Portnow.
National Academy of art and technology records USA was founded in 1957, and the first Grammy award ceremony was held on 4 may 1959. Among the first holders of statuettes were such artists as Ella Fitzgerald (1917-1996) and Frank Sinatra (1915-1998).