Star World to telecast 50th Annual Grammy Awards live


Star World will air the 50th Annual Grammy Awards live on Monday 11 February from LA.
Grammy’s 2008 nominations include hip-hop whiz kid Kanye West with eight nominations and British soul sensation Amy Winehouse with six. Also in the running are alternative rockers Foo Fighters, rapper Jay-Z and dance-pop singer Justin Timberlake, who received five nominations each.


Other popular contenders are R&B songstress Rihanna and American Idol singer Chris Daughtry.

Star World will also present My Night at the Grammys, an episode that relives the best Grammy moments from the past, on Friday 8 February. The two-hour special will feature some of the unique pairings from the Grammys, including performances by the Gorillaz and Madonna, Eminem and Elton John, and Jay-Z, Linkin Park and Paul McCartney.

Grammy winners Melissa Etheridge, Faith Hill and Alicia Keys will count down the Top 25 favourite Grammy moments, as voted on by viewers, with the stories behind the moments, as told by the artists themselves.

The telecast will also include a montage of acceptance speeches over the years as well as reminisces from past winners such as Christina, Beyoncé, Mary J Blige, Bono, Elvis Costello, Celine Dion, Ricky Martin and Usher.

Widely recognised as music’s most coveted prize, the Annual Grammy Awards honours music industry’s great artists.


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