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Rogers Media Unveils New GRAMMY®s Website for the Ultimate Multiplatform Music Fan Experience

 
GRAMMYs.ca combines the strength of Rogers Media’s world-class music, entertainment, and lifestyle brands to deliver premium content with a uniquely Canadian perspective –
Rogers Radio stations across the country offer Canadians a chance to win a trip for two to watch the GRAMMY Awards® in person –
The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! Countdown To Music's Biggest Night airs Friday, Dec. 6 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on City
     City to broadcast exclusive coverage of the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards®on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014 including an Entertainment City red carpet special and awards broadcast
 
TORONTO (November 21, 2013) Rogers Media gets music fans primed for the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards® with today’s launch of GRAMMYs.ca, a new digital hub available on desktop, tablet, and all mobile devices. From unforgettable performances and red carpet fashion to the latest on chart-topping artists and expert awards predictions, Rogers Media’s suite of assets join forces to deliver comprehensive GRAMMYcontent leading up to ‘Music’s Biggest Night’.  
 
Canada’s premier destination for all things GRAMMY-related, GRAMMYs.ca will integrate content from Rogers Media’s television, radio, and publishing brands to feature wall-to-wall videos, photos, and stories on the latest music news and artists. Content on the exclusive GRAMMYs.ca portal will include performances and interviews with music’s hottest names from City and Rogers Radio stations, profiles on celebrity trend-setters from FLARE, in addition to photo galleries, GRAMMY pools, and artist profiles.
 
“The GRAMMYs continue to be one of television’s most-watched entertainment events and through this new multiplatform hub, for the first time, Canadian audiences have the opportunity to take in the GRAMMY experience in a whole new way through the breadth of our dynamic brands,” said Scott Moore, President, Broadcast, Rogers Media.  
 
In addition to exclusive, must-have content, Canadians can also visit GRAMMYs.ca to find out how to win a trip for two to Los Angeles to see the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awardslive from theSTAPLES Center through Rogers Radio stations across Canada. Plus, audiences can tune into 98.1 CHFI and KiSS 92.5 in Toronto, and SONiC 104.9 in Vancouver to find out how to win their way to experience the big night in person.  
 
City’s exclusive GRAMMY coverage begins Friday, Dec. 6 with live Entertainment City reports from Los Angeles on Breakfast Television morning shows across Canada. The party continues into the evening with The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! Countdown To Music's Biggest Night, broadcast on City at 10 p.m. ET/PT. The one-hour special hosted by GRAMMY winner LL COOL J announces nominations in several categories and includes performances by GRAMMY winner and Canadian artist Drake, fellow Canadian superstar Robin Thicke, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, and four-time GRAMMY winner Keith Urban. Audiences can tune into local Breakfast Television morning shows on Monday, Dec. 9 for Canadian exclusive behind-the-scenes footage from the nominations concert, and reactions from nominees.
 
The 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards will be broadcast live on City on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014 at 8 p.m. ET/PT (check local listings). More details on Rogers Media’s GRAMMY programming to be announced in the coming weeks.
 
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About Alfred Haber, Inc.
The transaction was negotiated by Alfred Haber, Inc., international distributor of the GRAMMY awards for 24 years and, together with Alfred Haber distribution, Inc., and Alfred Haber television, Inc., serves as the world's largest distributor of series and specials, including U.S. network annual events and reality, entertainment, film, sports and music programming.
 
About The Recording Academy
Established in 1957, The Recording Academy is an organization of musicians, songwriters, 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, follow @TheGRAMMYs on Twitter, like "The GRAMMYs" on Facebook, and join The GRAMMYs' social communities on Foursquare, GetGlue, Google +, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr, and YouTube.

 

About Rogers Media Inc.
Rogers Media Inc., a division of Rogers Communications (TSX: RCI; NYSE: RCI), is a diversified leading Canadian media company that engages in television and radio broadcasting, publishing, digital, and sports entertainment. Rogers Broadcasting has 53 AM and FM radio stations across Canada; television properties include seven City stations, five OMNI multicultural television stations, Sportsnet (consisting of four regional channels and the nationally-distributed Sportsnet ONE, Sportsnet World, and Sportsnet 360), and The Shopping Channel, a televised and internet shopping service.  Rogers Publishing produces many well-known consumer and online magazines, such as Maclean's, Chatelaine, L'actualité, Canadian Business, and is the leading publisher of a number of industry, medical and financial publications. Rogers Media's suite of digital assets includes 90+ owned and 300+ premium partnership sites. Rogers Media Inc. owns Rogers Centre stadium, a year-round sports and entertainment facility, and the Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club.

 
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Charmaine Khan, Rogers Media, Charmaine.khan@rci.rogers.com, 416-764-3071

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