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The Band Perry, Ariana Grande, Lady Gaga, and John Legend at the Grammy®

29 January 2015 8:30 AM, PST | Hollywoodnews.com | See recent Hollywoodnews.com news »

Current 57th Grammy® nominees The Band Perry, Ariana Grande, Lady Gaga, and John Legend have been added to the list of performers for “Stevie Wonder: Songs In The Key Of Life — An All-Star Grammy Salute.” They join previously announced performers Janelle Monáe, Ed Sheeran, and Usher. The primetime special, presented by The Recording Academy®, Aeg Ehrlich Ventures, and CBS, will pay homage to Wonder’s iconic career with superstar performances celebrating his incomparable songbook. The live concert takes place at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Tuesday, Feb. 10. Tickets are on sale now at Axs.com and the two-hour special will be broadcast in HDTV and 5.1 surround sound on the CBS Television Network on Monday, Feb. 16 from 9 – 11 p.m. Et/Pt. Two-time Grammy winner LL Cool J will host this very special tribute. A 25-time Grammy winner, Wonder is the only artist to have received Album Of The Year »

- Josh Abraham

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Grammy Awards 2015: The Team Behind the Show

28 January 2015 10:00 AM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Producer Ken Ehrlich’s team has been learning their moves for the Grammys for a long time, but each show is a new challenge. Here are some of the key people behind the scenes making the show go.

Imagine

Once Grammy noms are announced, Ken Ehrlich and his team look for the most interesting collaborations that can highlight the nominated songs, hoping those “Grammy Moments.”

Essential contributor:

David Wild, the longtime music journalist is a walking factchecker.

Essential host:

LL Cool J, the veteran music performer brings cred to his role.

Book The Talent

Artist outreach stays in flux until the last minute — rock stars are known to have schedule changes. Chantel Sausedo, Ehrlich’s longtime talent producer, contacts the performers’ reps and arranges accommodations. Travel/ground manager Khristine Gomez handles about 250 cars for the show.

Set The Stage

Crew works closely with director Louis J. Horvitz and associate director Christine Clark Bradley. »

- Karen Idelson

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Ken Ehrlich: The Grammy Producer’s Core Team and Partners

28 January 2015 10:00 AM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Ken Ehrlich can claim a monumental legacy in the music world through the hundreds of shows he’s produced. This year will mark his 35th Grammy broadcast. He’s also the producer behind the “In Concert at the White House Series,” dozens of specials on artists like Michael Jackson and Celine Dion, and additional awards shows including the Emmys.

“He’s forgotten more about music than I’ve ever known,” says David Wild, the longtime writer of all of Ehrlich’s shows. “He’s passionate about getting everything right. He won’t stop until what he’s working on has become something amazing.”

Ehrlich keeps his core team small and prefers to work out of a house rather than corporate offices. Most on the team have been with him at least a decade. “Ken is a great coach and very sensitive to people,” says director Louis J. Horvitz, who works »

- Karen Idelson

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‘Grammy Moments’ Revealed: Adam Levine and Gwen Stefani to Perform Together for First Time

28 January 2015 7:22 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Looks like CBS just stole some potential NBC thunder: The pairings for the 57th Annual Grammy Awards musical collaborations — A.K.A. the “Grammy Moments — will be headlined by a first-ever collaboration between “The Voice” judges Adam Levine and Gwen Stefani.

Also teaming up next month are Hozier and Annie Lennox, Jessie J and Tom Jones, and of course Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga, who have become quite the on-stage duo as of late.

The groupings join previously announced performers AC/DC, Eric Church, Common and John Legend, Ariana Grande, Miranda Lambert, Madonna, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, Usher, and Pharrell Williams. »

- Tony Maglio

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LL Cool J Returns as Grammy Host; New Performers Join Lineup

21 January 2015 7:30 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

John Legend, Common, Miranda Lambert, Usher, Sam Smith, and Pharrell will take their songs to the Staples stage on Feb. 8

LL Cool J will host the Grammys once more, and he’s brought some friends to share the stage with him.

John Legend and Common are now set to perform “Glory” from the film “Selma” at Feb. 8’s 57th Annual Grammy Awards, which will air on CBS. Joining them in the latest wave of performers on the so-called “Music’s Biggest Night” are Miranda Lambert, Usher, Sam Smith, and Pharrell Williams.

Also Read: 19 Best & Worst Moments From the Grammy Awards »

- Tony Maglio

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Adam Carolla Addresses Alison Rosen Firing: She Told Me to Send Bad News Via Email

7 January 2015 9:09 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Adam Carolla addressed the fallout from his firing of Alison Rosen on Wednesday morning’s podcast.

Also Read: 11 TV Shows Canceled by Controversy — From ‘Honey Boo Boo’ to ‘Politically Incorrect’ (Photos)

Carolla began by acknowledging: “I know everyone thinks there’s something all the time.”

He continued, “People are like, ‘Why didn’t you have the decency of having her on to say goodbye?’ And I’d had this conversation in no certain terms with Alison many times where we agreed — on the air, possibly off the air — that if something like this was going to go down we’d »

- Tony Maglio

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