SANTA MONICA–In recognition of outstanding artistic excellence, the 57th annual GRAMMY Awards telecast received three Emmy nominations and the “Stevie Wonder: Songs In The Key Of Life — An All-Star GRAMMY Salute” television special also received a nominations at the Television Academy’s nominations.
“It is an immense challenge to simultaneously produce two shows, featuring a total of 35 musical performances of such scale and magnitude. We are humbled by the Television Academy’s recognition.”
The GRAMMY telecast receive nominations for: Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction For A Variety Special; Outstanding Production Design For A Variety, Nonfiction, Reality-Competition Programming, and Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Variety Series Or Special.
“The Recording Academy is committed to celebrating musical excellence — part of that is our responsibility to not only recognize the outstanding musical achievements of the year, but to also expose the important cultural legacy of acts like Stevie Wonder to a new generation,” said Neil Portnow, President/CEO of The Recording Academy. “We are thankful for our ongoing relationship with our longtime creative partners at AEG Ehrlich Ventures, the CBS Network and STAPLES Center to produce both the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards telecast and this year’s highly entertaining Stevie Wonder special.”
“The Emmy nominations we received today are a testament to the tireless and talented team with whom I’m incredibly fortunate to work,” said Ken Ehrlich, executive producer of both the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards and the Stevie Wonder special. “It is an immense challenge to simultaneously produce two shows, featuring a total of 35 musical performances of such scale and magnitude. We are humbled by the Television Academy’s recognition.”