Grammy Nominees CD Set For Release
January 22, 2007 at 6:14 AM (PT)
The RECORDING ACADEMY has teamed with SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT to release the 2007 GRAMMY Nominees CD, which celebrates many of the year's GRAMMY-nominated artists and songs. This year's compilation, due in stores nationwide on JANUARY 23, includes some of the year's best music from several major categories. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of the CD will benefit the MUSICARES FOUNDATION and the GRAMMY FOUNDATION.
"The 14th edition of the GRAMMY Nominees CD represents some of the great songs and talented artists that make up this year's remarkable nominees," said RA Pres. NEIL PORTNOW. "We thank SONY BMG for its collaboration on this project, which will provide much needed support for the invaluable programs and initiatives of our MUSICARES and GRAMMY Foundations. We look forward to another successful GRAMMY compilation."
Added SONY BMG's Commercial Music Group Pres. JOHN INGRASSIA, "We are proud to continue our successful relationship with the RECORDING ACADEMY and are honored to be associated with the music industry's biggest event."
The 49th Annual GRAMMY Awards will be held on FEBRUARY 11 at the STAPLES CENTER in LOS ANGELES and will be broadcast on CBS at 8p. The show also will be supported on radio via WESTWOOD ONE worldwide and XM SATELLITE RADIO.