Grammy - Gucci watch partnership

The 56th GRAMMY Awards will be held on January 26, dosage 2014 at the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles and will be broadcast live on CBS from 8 – 11:30 p.m. (ET/PT). Of the nominees, Jay Z tops the nominations with nine; Kendrick Lamar, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Justin Timberlake, and Pharrell Williams each received seven nods; Drake and mastering engineer Bob Ludwig are up for five awards.


“This year’s nominations reflect the talented community of music makers who represent some of the highest levels of excellence and artistry of the year in their respective fields,” said Neil Portnow, President/CEO of The Recording Academy (the organization that awards the GRAMMYs). “Once again, The Academy’s awards process and its voting membership have produced an impressive list of nominations across various genres promising music fans a spectacular show filled with stellar performances and unique ‘GRAMMY Moments.’ We are off to a great start and look forward to GRAMMY Sunday as Music’s Biggest Night takes the stage.” The list of nominees reflects one of the most diverse years with the Album of the Year category alone representing the rap, pop, country and dance/electronica genres.


56th Grammy Artwork Marcus Glenn © 2013 The Recording Academy. All rights reserved.

Hosted by LL Cool J, “Music’s Biggest Night” promises to be packed with performances and surprises. Some of the announced performances are John Legend; Macklemore & Ryan Lewis; Taylor Swift; Keith Urban; Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr; Lorde; Katy Perry; Metallica; Nile Rodgers (of Chic), Pharrell Williams, and 25-time GRAMMY winner Stevie Wonder will join Daft Punk; Robin Thicke with GRAMMY-winning group Chicago; Kendrick Lamar joined by Imagine Dragons; and P!nk with Nate Ruess (of FUN.). The telecast finale will feature Nine Inch Nails, Queens Of The Stone Age, and Dave Grohl, joined by Lindsey Buckingham.


Gucci GRAMMY Special Edition Interlocking watch 2014

Even Gucci is getting in on the act. Gucci Timepieces & Jewelry haslaunched the Gucci GRAMMY Special Edition Interlocking watch with a dial made of GRAMMIUM, the very same material used to forge the iconic trophy statuette in the shape of a gramophone — the GRAMMY Award. The new Gucci GRAMMY Special Edition Interlocking watch is a further celebration of the partnership between the fashion house and The Recording Academy, now in its fourth year. The watch is a variant of the Interlocking collection, featuring a sleek and modern take on the House’s GG interlocking motif. Available in two sizes (42mm and37mm), the watch comes with a black polished and brushed PVD case, a snapped case back with GRAMMY Awards logo and a yellow sun-brushed dial made with GRAMMIUM.


For GRAMMY coverage, updates and breaking news, visit The Recording Academy’s social networks on TwitterFacebook and Instagram. For even more exclusive content, head over to GRAMMY Live for multiplatform access to all the VIP and backstage events leading up to and throughout the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards. GRAMMY Live will begin Sunday, Jan. 26 at 9 a.m. PT/noon ET at, and on the GRAMMY Live mobile apps for iOS and Android, and continue through the live telecast, which airs 8p.m. – 11:30p.m. ET/PT on the CBS Television Network.


-Carl Ayers