The Recording Academy and CBS have announced that 15-time Grammy Award winner Alicia Keys will host the 61st Annual Grammy Awards, marking her first time as master of ceremonies for music’s biggest night. Taking place at Staples Center in Los Angeles, the show will be broadcast live via satellite at 9 a.m. on Monday, 11 February (Manila time), on JackTV and ETC, with a primetime encore telecast at 7 p.m. on JackTV and 8 p.m. on ETC the same day.
“I know what it feels like to be on that stage, and I’m going to bring that vibe and energy,” said Keys. “I’m so excited to be the master of ceremonies on the biggest night in music and celebrate the creativity, power and magic. I’m especially excited for all the incredible women nominated this year!”
Keys is a modern-day Renaissance woman — a 15-time Grammy Award-winning
singer/songwriter/musician/producer, an accomplished actress, a New York Times best-selling author, a film/ television and Broadway producer, an entrepreneur and a powerful force in the world of activism. Since the release of her monumental 2001 debut album, Songs In A Minor, Keys has sold more than 30 million records and built an unparalleled repertoire of hits and accomplishments.