Juvenile, Mystikal, Trick Daddy and More!

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Atlanta, GA (January 3, 2017) Hosted by Award-winning comedian, MC Lightfoot, the New Year’s Eve Old School Hip Hop Festival, at Philips Arena, in Atlanta, GA brought together many of this genre’s greatest – Scarface, 8Ball & MJG, Pastor Troy, Juvenile, Mystikal, Trick Daddy, Slick Rick, Big Daddy Kane, Doug E. Fresh, and Jalil & Ecstasy of Whodini.
Pastor Troy, with his signature championship belt and high energy, opened up the festival and set the tone for a night that all attendees would remember, with fan favorites such as “Vice Versa” from his fourth studio album, Face Off.  Grammy Award-winning artist, Big Daddy Kane wowed concert-goers with the skills that has placed him on some of the most highly regarded industry lists.  The legendary lyricist who has enjoyed several notable collaborations (Jay Z, Ice Cube, Heavy D, Patti LaBelle, Quincy Jones) and gold albums added his musical rays to the venue’s energy with hits like “Smooth Operator”.
His peers expertly handled the passed musical baton and ensured that the collective energy.only.got.higher as they owned the stage and their respective sets.  Trick Daddy delighted the crowd with his 2001 hit, “I’m a Thug” which reached #17 on the Billboard Hot 100.  Veteran and “I am Hip-Hop” (BET Hip Hop Awards) award recipient, Scarface took attendees on a wonderful musical journey with his hits.  His most successful single, “Smile” from his fourth album, The Untouchable and “Mind Playin’ Tricks ’94″ from his third studio album, The Diary, were interwoven with other fan-faves.  Mystikal’s set wouldn’t be complete without ”Danger (Been So Long)”, from his fourth album, Let’s Get Ready, which had peaked at #14 on the Billboard Hot 100, #1 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks, and #3 on the Hot Rap Singles.  As with all of his musical peers, he wished ATLiens, in attendance, a happy new year but unapologetically (and with a smile) gave a shout-out to his fellow New Orleans natives.
Jalil and Ectasy of Whodini worked the stage as they have since splashing on to the scene over 30 years ago with “Friends” and “One Love” while 8Ball & MJG’s Billboard charting and other hits added nicely to the exciting essence of the festival.  Juvenile perfectly set the stage for the festival closers as he moved around further enlivened by attendees who reminded him of why “Slow Motion” hit #1 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.  Singing along with the Southern hip-hop veteran, there was no turning back as festival highlights were now set to become wonderful year-end memories.
Still at the top of their game, Doug E. Fresh and Slick Rick’s set kept attendees on their feet as they took them through their high number of classic hits (“Children’s Story” – woohoo), body of work, and into 2017! Legends holding it down for decades, the two were the perfect headliners for the festival.
Hip hop fans who missed the New Year’s Eve festivities have more chances to catch the Old School Hip Hop Festival on Feb. 14th in Lousville, KY and April 14th, in Columbus, GA!  To find out more about this tour and the Legends of Southern Hip Hop one, please visit  www.hiphoplegends.com
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Erica Campbell features hair line on Home & Family

MULTI-GRAMMY® WINNING SOLO ARTIST AND RADIO HOST
 ERICA CAMPBELL
PRESENTS HAIR LINE ON HALLMARK CHANNEL’S  HOME & FAMILY;
SHOW AIRED NOVEMBER 28TH, 2016
 
MULTI-GRAMMY® AND AWARD WINNING MARY MARY STAR
OFFERS FABULOUS, FLEXIBLE, FUN AND AFFORDABLE HAIR FROM ERICA BY ERICA CAMPBELL HAIR LINE 

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Los Angeles, CA: November 28th, 2016:  Grammy® Award winning soloist, multi-Grammy and award-winning member of sister duo Mary Mary, national radio host,  TV star, the inexhaustible Erica Campbell presents her new hair line today, November 28th, 2016, on Hallmark Channel’s Home & Family at 10:00 a.m./9:00 a.m. cst. The new business enterprise launched Christmas Day 2015, called Erica By Erica Campbell, offers affordable hair extensions, wigs, closures and clip-ins.
“People are always complimenting me on my hair styles,” says Campbell, adding, “So, I decided to create a hair line to share some of the styles and products I’ve used over the years.”
Erica’s mission is to provide everyday women with the highest quality of affordable  hair, including hair extensions, wigs, closures and clip-ins. Wig prices range from $250 and up, extensions starting for as little as $100.  Virgin Remy unprocessed hair, which hasn’t been altered with dyes, color, bleach or perms, and is not mixed with synthetic fibers, is used.
 Erica By Erica Campbell is a joint venture with VeMa Couture Hair Products owned by celebrity hair stylist Vernon Martin who has worked with the likes of actress Kerry Washington, tennis stars Venus & Serena Williams, model Chrissy Teigen, actress Bellamy Young and television producer Shonda Rhimes. “We are so thrilled to partner with Erica Campbell on this wonderful hairline,” says Martin. “Erica is a role model and a symbol of the sophisticated modern woman so I know that Erica By Erica Campbell is going to be eagerly welcomed by women all over the world.” The hair products are available exclusively online at EricaByEricaCampbell.com.
Facebook.com/EricaByEricaCampbell
Twitter.com/E_by_EC
Instagram.com/EricaByEricaCampbell  
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Duvwon Robinson

For Immediate Release
Contact: Marquez P. Davis (404) 437-4554

Duvwon Robinson to hold Jan. 30th press conference to announce plan to unseat incumbent Superior Court Clerk Fulton County in 2016 County Race

Atlanta (Jan. 28, 2016) — Atlanta native Duvwon Robinson will formally announce his candidacy for the seat of Superior Court Clerk of Fulton County on Saturday, Jan. 30, at 3 p.m. on the steps of the Fulton County Superior Court, 136 Pryor Street, Atlanta 30303. Robinson will discuss his background, qualifications for the position, his vision for the county and address speculation of corruption and scandal under the current County Clerk.

Robinson said, “My goal is to change the way that Fulton County views leadership and accountability, and by entering into the 2016 Fulton County race, I plan to inspire a new generation of leaders to step up and become more involved in the County’s governance.”

Born at Grady Memorial Hospital, raised in the Bowen Homes community and educated in the Atlanta Public School system, Robinson graduated from Frederick Douglass High School at the age of 15. However, as he explains, he stumbled through life for three years, hanging out, gambling and playing basketball until he enrolled in Morgan State

University, where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in political science; a turnaround in his life.

“Today, my passion and reverence for my city and community are unmatched,” he said, “…and my goal is to take the position of the informant in this campaign, where I will truly lead and educate communities across Fulton County with honesty and transparency. My plan to bring about positive enhancements within the Office of the Clerk will enable us to better serve our constituents, and most importantly, create partnerships that foster relevant solutions to the many problems that Atlanta residents face daily.”

Robinson is a career counselor for the Atlanta Workforce Development Agency, a position that enables him to direct an array of community initiatives and provides more than 2,000 jobs (alongside job training) to Atlanta residents since the agency was re-organized in 2014. He is also known for his unwavering service to the Atlanta community and is a four-time recipient of the Male Mentorship Award and Volunteer of the Year Award, both from Atlanta Public Schools. Among a wide array of community involvement, he is a devoted volunteer at the Andrew and Walter Young YMCA as a mentor for youth and a member of the Young Democrats of Georgia.

 

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Paint the Town in Style with Color

 Paint the Town in Style with Color 


The “Let’s Paint” women’s fashion collection created for spring and summer of 2016 offers a splash of colorful contrast against black silhouettes. Fashion Designer, Delia Alleyne introduced the line during the September 2015 market week in New York City. The looks include rompers, jackets, funky trousers and that classic little black dress. The “Let’s Paint” collection is splashy, bold and is styled with a retro artist’s cap that makes the collection reminiscent of the psychedelic sixties. The applied fabrics range from nets to denim, to brocades as the paint splatter and appliqueing adds detail and an interesting design element to the collection.

 

Painting is like a metaphor for life…“, explains Delia. ”We are born as blank canvases waiting to be. Then moment by moment; stroke by stroke… We create life’s memories by applying one colorful moment in our life at a time.

 

Delia, with her distinguished pink hairstyle, has a passion for colorful fashions. Residing in Trinidad and Tobago, Delia creates fashions tailored towards confident women. Her personal clients are bold about making a grand appearance during special occasions, nightlife hot-spots and red carpet showcases. Delia is inspired by the many crafty artists who surround her Caribbean nation. She began her career designing fashion gowns for pageantry. Delia’s tenure at Trinidad’s Caribbean Academy of Fashion and Design school prepared her for a mentorship working on costume design projects with the famed Caribbean couturieres Meiling Esau. Delia strives to bring an avant-garde genre of fashion design into ready-to-wear by applying unique design details, and using finer fabrics. Delia’s goal is for the “Let’s Paint” collection to become a luxuriant lifestyle brand that is recognized throughout the Caribbean.

Photographer: Please apply photo credit!

Mr. Melvern Isaac

Delia Alleyne Atelier

17 Second Street West

9th Avenue

Barataria, Trinidad and Tobago

1-868-678-3292

delia.alleyne@gmail.com

www.deliaalleyne.com

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Actress/Singer Demetria McKinney And Grammy Award Winning Singer/Songwriter Kandi Burruss Team Up Causing Unnecessary Trouble

Atlanta, GA- December 28, 2015- R&B songstress Demetria McKinney releases her new single and video featuring singer/songwriter Kandi. The song titled “Unnecessary Trouble” premiered last night on Season 8 of Bravo TV’s Real Housewives of Atlanta where McKinney made a guest appearance. The video was directed by famed photographer Derek Blanks and features RHOA alumni Claudia Jordan.Regarding the inspiration of the song and video, Demetria had this to say, “Unnecessary Trouble” came from the drama of season 7 of RHOA regarding not only my relationship with my boyfriend, but also the murmurs about Kandi and Todd’s relationship.The song is an anthem made to remind people that relationships have to be figured out between the people in the relationship.

McKinney is widely known for her role as “Janine Payne” on the hit TBS sitcom “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne,” which has taped over 254 episodes and received five NAACP Image Awards for Best Sitcom. After her stint with season 7 Real Housewives of Atlanta the eOne Music recording artist has been keeping busy touring with the Pepsi Funkfest and opening for R. Kelly on his Black Panties tour.

Demetria’s  gut wrenching ballad “Trade It All” is currently on the Urban AC charts and her club and radio hit single titled “100.”  skyrocketed to #4 and is currently on the iTunes R & B charts. “100” is a hip hop infused women’s anthem featuring one of the rap genre’s first ladies – Da Brat.

Kandi Burruss is a singer-songwriter, television personality,occasional actress, record producer and a former member of the group Xscape. Now, Burruss currently stars as one of six members in the Bravo reality television series The Real Housewives of Atlanta since its second season premiere on July 30, 2009. Kandi will also serve as executive producer on Demetria McKinney’s upcoming LP “Officially Yours”.

To view the video click here
For press/interviews contact Anje Collins acollins@theluxeprgroup.com

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VH1 Honors Teddy Riley

It’s Time We Give Teddy Riley The Credit He Deserves For Changing American Music

Teddy Riley is more than just the father of a Love & Hip Hop star. He is a musical genius whose impact on the music industry is sorely underrated. Known as the King of New Jack Swing, Teddy forever transformed American music in many different ways. Throughout his career, he’s written, sung, and produced countless records that have soared to the top of the charts. These songs have impacted culture for the better and continue to affect our lives—whether we realize it or not.

For someone who has done so much for us, his accolades are surprisingly few. Can you believe that he’s only won a single Grammy in his entire career? Where are his Lifetime Achievements awards from the Grammys, American Music Awards or BET? For crying out loud, Teddy invented a completely new genre of music!

Let’s break down how much this genius has done for the industry, one musical fact at a time.

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Champagne and Stilettos with Bravo’s TV Amber Bryant & Cara Alwill

 

 

A Sparkling Night of Girl-Power with Amber and Cara

 

Event Recap:
Media Contact: Ronnika Ann
inGENEus PR & Co.
Communications | Public Relations
Call: 404-548-1390
Email: Press@inGENEusPR.com
{Atlanta, Ga.} Champagne and Stilettos was indeed a sparkling night of inspiration and empowerment. On September 3rd, this event at Atlanta’s MBarwas to celebrate the launch of Amber Bryant’s Stiletto Mom and the release of Cara Alwill Leyba’s book entitled Girl Code. Both women and ventures were the highlight of the evening as a packed house showed their love and support.
Cameras flashing and question asking kicked off the night as Amber’s media friends, such as Upscale Magazine, Jubliee Magazine and Laugh Magazine just to name a few, began to dig a little deeper into the inspiration and story behind both Amber and Cara. While the rest of those attending the event got to enjoy the bar, music and food MBar had to offer, Amber and Cara had the chance to personally answer media questions and promote their brands, which they did with such poise, energy and honesty.
But the highlight of the night was the toast! Not an empty seat or cup in the house as a room filled with some of Atlanta’s most influential women toast to the ladies of the evening as they shared their stories and introduced to the city and now the world #StilettoMom and #GirlCode! We were excited to have guests from both WeTV and Bravo TV support this occasion.
After the toast, fans and supporters were able to get first dibs on merchandise and the opportunity to personally meet with both ladies and their special guest. Book signings and shirt signings were in high demand as the ladies of the evening opened their private room to supporters, fans and friends.
Contact information for Amber and Cara for post interviews:
Ronnika Ann
www.inGENEusPR.com
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3/28/2011 Diamond Princess Drops “Diamonds Are Forever” Mixtape…

TRINA PRESENTS “DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER
HOSTED BY
DJ HOLIDAY & DJ ILL WILL 03.28.11

 

Platinum Recording Artist, Trina, of Slip N Slide Records releases anticipated Mixtape EP “Diamonds Are Forever” Hosted by Dj Holiday and Dj Ill Will (Atlanta, Georgia March 21, 2011)—Katrina “Trina” Taylor gears up her musical career in 2011 with one of Hip Hop’s most anticipated projects set to be released on March 28, 2011 worldwide. The project entitled “Diamonds Are Forever” is none other than a bold statement by Miami’s own Diamond Princess to let the world know that her mark in music and consistency in her career will be forever as the unique gem that she imprints on each track released. The mixtape ep is hosted by Dj Holiday and Dj Ill Will that exploits all new and original music from Trina for her fans to enjoy. The ep consists of 12 tracks that features hits such as “Waist So Skinny” featuring Maybach Music Group’s Boss Rick Ross, “Can I” featuring Mya, and “Ghetto” featuring T-Pain. Some of the producers that graces the new project with notable hits include Poe Boy’s own J-Rock, Young Yonny, Collipark, Snatch and Grab, CP Hollywood and Mr. Beats just to name a few. Trina will feature special appearances by talents such as Nisharockstarr of the Diamond Princess own imprint MGC, Rick Ross, Eve, K. Michelle, Teairra Marie and more to spark the attention of music critics and continued supporters. The Diamond Princess heats up her steadily expanding musical career with this ep as an introduction and announcement that 2011 is a pivotal stepping stone to the imprint that was introduced in 1998 to the world by Slip N Slide Records. Trina’s sixth studio album is being completed in the midst of her mixtape release which is “Untitled” at this time. About The Diamond Princess: Katrina “Trina” Taylor, known to many as, Miami’s own “Diamond Princess,” or as the music worlds’ “Da Baddest Chick” solidifies what hard work and dedication means by remaining a solid commodity in the Entertainment Industry today. Trina represents a mark of distinction that strives to explore innovative and creative ways to set her musical talent apart from other traditional female lyricist. Having sold over two million records worldwide, Trina has maintained a vibrant threat of a successful business woman with over a decade of success. Her growth as a female lyricist since being introduced in 1998 by Trick Daddy on the hit anthem “NANN” has titled Trina in one word as “consistent” as of today. This recording artist, entrepreneur and philanthropist continues to evolve as a woman who will not falter, fade or rely on oversexed persona’s to succeed in life. She has graced countless magazine covers including Rolling Out, Sister 2 Sister, XXL, King, Ozone, Source, Kontrol, Urban Ink, Black Men and more. Trina’s presence continues to embellish the Internet daily, as well as, numerous television appearances from VH1, MTV, BET, The Monique Show, CNN’s “Nitecap” and other outlets who continue to support her growth. Trina expresses, “My whole career has been a journey filled with obstacles, growth, passion, pain and success,” Trina expresses. “I am happy to continue to evolve and allow the world to see this same evolution as a Business Woman, an Entrepreneur and just as a WOMAN who can make accomplishments or mistakes just as any other human being.” For more information on Trina, the new mixtape ep “Diamonds Are Forever,” and Touring, please visit the following: www.trinaworld.net www.twitter.com/trinarockstarr www.facebook.com/trinarockstarr www.slipnslideworld.net

GRAMMY NEWS: The Recording Academy announces Official Sponsors of The Grammys….

THE RECORDING ACADEMY®
ANNOUNCES OFFICIAL SPONSORS
FOR 53RD ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS
®

 

Long-standing and New Partners Help Amplify Excitement for
Music’s Biggest Night®

 
 
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (Feb. 9, 2011) — Today, The Recording Academy® (www.grammy.com) proudly announced its official sponsors for this year’s 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards®. Acura, Delta Air Lines, Diet Pepsi, Harman, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, HP, MasterCard, PEOPLE, Waste Management, and Westwood One Radio are all supporters of this year’s GRAMMY Awards and GRAMMY® Week events.
 
“A significant part of our continued success comes from the company we keep,” said Evan Greene, Chief Marketing Officer of The Recording Academy. “Through our world-class alliances with some of today’s most relevant and prominent brands, we are able to engage and excite more people than ever before with dynamic, innovative GRAMMY marketing programs.”
 
Acura has supported MusiCares®, The Recording Academy’s affiliated charitable foundation, in the past as an event sponsor of the annual Person of the Year tribute. This year Acura has taken a bigger role in GRAMMY Week by becoming the “official vehicle” of the GRAMMY Awards and will have vehicles displayed at a variety of GRAMMY events.
 
Delta Air Lines returns for the fourth year as the “official airline sponsor” of The Recording Academy and GRAMMY Awards. Delta flights during January and February spotlight in-flight GRAMMY programming consisting of two dedicated GRAMMY radio channels featuring GRAMMY-winning country artists, including recent GRAMMY Salute To Country Music honoree Loretta Lynn. There is also a channel dedicated to this year’s MusiCares Person of the Year honoree Barbra Streisand as well as a feature in SKY, the airline’s national lifestyle publication. Delta gave SKY magazine readers the opportunity to attend this year’s GRAMMY Awards and official GRAMMY Celebration after-party through a national sweepstakes. Throughout the year Delta will continue to include GRAMMY-inspired programming on entertainment equipped flights, furthering the brand’s support and association with music and its makers.
 
Diet Pepsi is debuting a sleek, new look as this year’s “official beverage partner” of the 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards. The taller, sassier new Diet Pepsi Skinny Can, available to consumers nationwide in March, makes its debut at various GRAMMY Week events and parties. Diet Pepsi Skinny brings music lovers the “skinny” on GRAMMY events and celebrations, as one of the supporters of the GRAMMY Awards Community Blog program. The Community Blog program features 11 music bloggers from across the country sharing their views and GRAMMY Week experiences with their respective audiences. The Community Bloggers’ postings can be found at www.grammy.com/blogs. Follow Diet Pepsi Skinny on Facebook at www.facebook.com/dietpepsi.

Harman returns for a third year as an “official sound partner” of the 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards and title sponsor of the exclusive re-GRAMMY Gala,  produced by Clive Davis and The Recording Academy. Harman Chairman Dinesh Paliwal will host VIPs at the Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Harman will highlight its newest products at GRAMMY Week events — allowing the music industry to interact with their state-of-the-art  home, automotive and professional audio products. Harman’s brands AKG Acoustics GmbH and JBL Professional have been recognized by The Recording Academy with the Technical GRAMMY Awards for excellence in technology innovation.
 
An long-time Academy and GRAMMY partner for more than 20 years, Hilton Hotels & Resorts once again gave its employees and customers the opportunity to attend this year’s GRAMMY Awards. The flagship brand of Hilton Worldwide hosted a “rock star” giveaway for its employees across the globe — giving them the opportunity to submit videos showing why they are a rock star for a chance to attend Music’s Biggest Night®. HHonors members also were given the opportunity to bid their Hilton Honors points for a once-in-a-lifetime full travel package to Los Angeles to attend the GRAMMY Awards and other GRAMMY Week events. Hilton will donate the cash equivalent of the highest bids to the GRAMMY Foundation®. GRAMMY presenters and performers will receive instant Hilton Honors Diamond Elite status, 50,000 HHonors bonus points, and deluxe products from eforea: spa at Hilton, the brand’s new innovative global spa concept. 
 
This year The Recording Academy is pleased to bring HP onboard as an official GRAMMY Awards sponsor. HP will support key GRAMMY Week events, including title sponsorship of the Pre-GRAMMY Gala, the official GRAMMY Celebration after-party, and MusiCares Person of the Year Tribute. At this year’s GRAMMY Celebration after-party, HP will provide listening stations with computers featuring Beats Audio — a superior audio system designed by Dr. Dre, Jimmy Iovine and HP that lets you hear music the way the recording artists intended. HP also will activate online contests to let fans celebrate their passion for music by attending this year’s show.  Throughout GRAMMY weekend, HP will provide an inside look into the action on Twitter at @HP_PC and on Facebook at www.facebook/HPPlay.
 
MasterCardhas returned for the third consecutive year as the “official financial services and payment sponsor” of the GRAMMYs. MasterCard will support key GRAMMY Week events, including title sponsorship of the MusiCares Person of the Year fundraising gala and star-studded Pre-GRAMMY Gala. MasterCard will once again bring “priceless winners” from around the world to Music’s Biggest Night and give them a truly priceless experience with a variety of festivities. The winners’ experiences will be shared through MasterCard’s social media properties leading up to and throughout the event. MasterCard also will support the official GRAMMY Celebration After Party for the second year by presenting the event’s Jazz Lounge with a special feature: members of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra will headline, offering party attendees a relaxing retreat within the grand party. This partnership is an extension of a broader relationship between MasterCard and The Recording Academy which encompasses several events throughout the year.
 
Long-time partner PEOPLEmagazine returns as the “official print media partner” of The Recording Academy and GRAMMY Awards for the seventh consecutive year. In addition to PEOPLE’s extensive coverage of all GRAMMY Week events, a special GRAMMY wrap-up issue will be available for readers the week of Feb. 18, providing everyone that attended or watched on TV all the exciting coverage, including interviews from their People.com spot on the red carpet.
 
Returning for a third year is Waste Management, the “official recycling partner” of The Recording Academy and GRAMMY Awards. Waste Management continues to support The Recording Academy throughout the year —raising and reinforcing member and consumer awareness regarding the importance of responsibly recycling electronics and engaging in consistent recycling behaviors at home, at work, and “on the go.” This year, Waste Management will begin building awareness around closed-looped recycling initiatives, which effectively increase diversion efforts throughout the music industry, by co-presenting, Show Me The Green Light: A Conversation About Greening the Music Industry — a thought-provoking summit that takes place on Friday during GRAMMY Week. In addition, Waste Management will provide guests visiting their RECYCLING ROCKS™ lounge at the GRAMMY Celebration with the opportunity to win great live music prizes and learn more about electronics recycling and helping the music play on at www.thinkgreen.com.
 
Westwood One Radio Network will produce its annual “Backstage at the GRAMMYs” radio remotes, bringing in radio stations from across America, as well as radio stations from various countries around the globe, to broadcast live from GRAMMY rehearsals. Westwood One will help promote this year’s telecast and various GRAMMY Week events throughout its network programming.
 
The 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards will be held on Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011, at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles and will be broadcast in HDTV and 5.1 Surround Sound on the CBS Television Network from 8 – 11:30 p.m. (ET/PT). The show will be supported on radio via Westwood One worldwide, and covered online at GRAMMY.com and CBS.com, including three days of GRAMMY Live coverage on GRAMMY.com at www.grammy.com/live and YouTube at www.youtube.com/thegrammys. For GRAMMY coverage, updates and breaking news, please visit The Recording Academy’s social networks on Twitter and Facebook: www.twitter.com/thegrammys, www.facebook.com/thegrammys.
 
For more information on GRAMMY Awards sponsors, please log on to: www.acura.com, www.dietpepsi.com, www.delta.com, www.harman.com, www.hilton.com, www.hp.com, www.mastercard.com, www.people.com,  www.wm.com and  www.westwoodone.com.
 
About The Recording Academy
Established in 1957, The Recording Academy is an organization of musicians, 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, join the organization’s social networks as a Twitter follower at www.twitter.com/thegrammys, a Facebook fan at www.facebook.com/thegrammys, and aYouTube channel subscriber at www.youtube.com/thegrammys.