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James Corden set to host the 58th Annual Grammy Awards

Late night favorite JamesCorden is set to host the 59th Annual Grammy Awards. Emmy- and Tony Award-winning host of CBS' "The Late Late Show With James Corden," previously hosted the Tony Awards set to take place on Sunday, February 12, 2017, 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT. 

"Thanks to 'Carpool Karaoke,' we've all been on some incredible rides with James, and The Recording Academy couldn't be more excited to welcome his passion and enthusiasm for music, both as an entertainer and a fan, to the GRAMMY® stage on Feb. 12," said Recording AcademyPresident/CEO Neil Portnow. "He's got big shoes to fill after the magnificent run we had with LL COOL J, but James is a commanding, dynamic showman who is perfect to host the GRAMMY Awards." Corden steps in for LL Cool J who hosted the show for the last five years as producer and host. 

The Grammy nominations will be announced on December 6 on "CBS This Morning" by Bet New Artist Grammy winner Meghan Trainor in the four General Field categories (Best New Artist, Record Of The Year, Song Of The Year, and Album Of The Year). Immediately following, at 8:45 a.m. ET, The Recording Academy will announce nominations across all 84 categories via press release and on GRAMMY.com.


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