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The Recording Academy And Atlantic Records To Release The 2014 Grammy Nominees Album
December 06 2013

Album Hits Stores and Digital Retailers on Jan. 21, 2014

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (Dec. 6, 2013) — The Recording Academy®'s GRAMMY Recordings® and Atlantic Records have teamed to release the 2014 GRAMMY® Nominees album, which will be available Jan. 21, 2014, in stores and via digital retailers. The 20th anniversary installment of the best-selling series will feature an array of this year's GRAMMY-nominated artists and hit songs across multiple genres. A portion of the proceeds from sales of the album will help support the year-round efforts of the GRAMMY Foundation® and MusiCares Foundation® — two charitable organizations of The Recording Academy.

"We are delighted to partner with Atlantic Records and produce an extraordinary album encompassing a variety of genres and highlighting this year's amazing talented artists and songs," said Neil Portnow, President/CEO of The Recording Academy. "And once again we are excited to give one lucky fan the opportunity to attend Music's Biggest Night and experience the excitement live from STAPLES Center. We thank those who support and work hard to compile this chart-topping GRAMMY album, which supports the great work our charities do year-round and look forward to another successful compilation."

"Atlantic is thrilled to partner with The Recording Academy on this fantastic series for the first time," said Atlantic Chairman & CEO Craig Kallman. "The GRAMMY is the most prestigious award in our industry, and this collection will reflect the exceptional talent and diversity of the artists who have earned nominations this year. To be able to gather all this music together in one album to support the wonderful work being done by the GRAMMY charities is a testament to the generous spirit of our colleagues and artists throughout the music business."

"The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!!" Countdown To Music's Biggest Night airs exclusively on City on Friday, Dec. 6 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. The show will announce nominations in several categories as well as feature performances by past GRAMMY winners and/or nominees.

City to broadcast exclusive coverage of the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014 including Entertainment City Live at the GRAMMY®s, pre-awards red carpet special.
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.

For more information: Steve Waxman, Warner Music Canada
(416) 758-1097 / steve.waxman@warnermusic.com