The GRAMMYs

We’re in Nashville getting ready for Wednesday! #GRAMMYNoms Dec. 5th 10/9c on CBS…

We’re in Nashville getting ready for Wednesday! #GRAMMYNoms Dec. 5th 10/9c on CBS…

Six-time GRAMMY winner Taylor Swift will co-host “The GRAMMY NominationsConcert Live!! — Countdown To Music’s Biggest Night,” along with two-time GRAMMY winner LL Cool J. Additionally, country singer/songwriter Luke Bryan has been added to the lineup for the one-hour special, joining previously announced performers three-time GRAMMY-winning group Maroon 5.

Six-time GRAMMY winner Taylor Swift will co-host “The GRAMMY NominationsConcert Live!! — Countdown To Music’s Biggest Night,” along with two-time GRAMMY winner LL Cool J. Additionally, country singer/songwriter Luke Bryan has been added to the lineup for the one-hour special, joining previously announced performers three-time GRAMMY-winning group Maroon 5.

GRAMMY.com Tour Diary: The Head And The Heart
The Recording Academy Memphis Chapter recently traveled from their headquarters in Memphis, Tenn., to Nashville for a concert at the Cannery Ballroom featuring indie folk band the Head And The Heart for the inaugural installment of GRAMMY.com Tour Diary, a new series featuring intimate interviews and exclusive performances that highlight the musically enriched regions of the United States and lives of touring musicians. While on the road, the Chapter visited historical music staples including Elvis Presley’s Graceland Mansion, the Stax Museum and the legendary Sun Studio in Memphis, and the Country Music Hall of Fame, Ryman Auditorium and Grand Ole Opry in Nashville.
WATCH.

GRAMMY.com Tour Diary: The Head And The Heart

The Recording Academy Memphis Chapter recently traveled from their headquarters in Memphis, Tenn., to Nashville for a concert at the Cannery Ballroom featuring indie folk band the Head And The Heart for the inaugural installment of GRAMMY.com Tour Diary, a new series featuring intimate interviews and exclusive performances that highlight the musically enriched regions of the United States and lives of touring musicians. While on the road, the Chapter visited historical music staples including Elvis Presley’s Graceland Mansion, the Stax Museum and the legendary Sun Studio in Memphis, and the Country Music Hall of Fame, Ryman Auditorium and Grand Ole Opry in Nashville.

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A 1952 Gibson Les Paul valued at $100,00 Flooded music equipment at Soundcheck

The Recording Academy and MusiCares established the MusiCares Nashville Flood Relief Fund in response to the devastating and profoundly life-altering effects of the recent floods that unexpectedly hit Nashville and its surrounding areas.

Please help spread the word! 100 percent of every dollar raised for the MusiCares Nashville Relief Fund is immediately being distributed to help those in the music community that are victims of the flood. Pledges can be made online, and $5 contributions may be made by texting “Music” to 20222.

Guitar Center is partnering with MusiCares to assist the Nashville-area music community by offering discounts on replacement instruments and gear at their Nashville store. Additionally, donations can be made at any of Guitar Center’s 214 stores nationwide, or at www.guitarcenter.com. Please contact MusiCares directly to apply for instrument replacement funds and access this discount.

Three-time GRAMMY-winning band Jars Of Clay have put together an EP with five different versions of their song, “Flood,” available for $1 at www.jarsofclay.com with 100 percent of the proceeds going to MusiCares Nashville Flood Relief.

MusiCares already has provided assistance and support to many music people in need. Funds are being distributed within 48–72 hours, covering the most immediate and basic needs including food and clothing, gasoline and transportation, cleanup efforts, relocation costs, medicine, and other critical supplies.

To apply for assistance, please contact The Academy’s and MusiCares’ South Regional office at 615.327.0050 or toll-free at 877.626.2748.