The Recording Academy®‘s GRAMMY Recordings® and Republic Records have teamed to release the 2016 GRAMMY® Nominees album, which will be available Jan. 22, 2016, in stores and via digital retailers. The 22nd 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. Beginning Dec. 6, the night before GRAMMY nominations are announced and in conjunction with “Sinatra 100 – An All-Star GRAMMY Concert,” music fans can log on to GRAMMY.com/2016GRAMMYAlbum, 2016GRAMMYAlbum.com, or CBS.com to pre-order the album and enter for a chance to win a trip for two to the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards® on Monday, Feb. 15, 2016, at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles.*
“It’s an honor to join forces with Republic Records to bring together one of the most exciting mix of tracks in one album, highlighting today’s most talented musicians,” said Neil Portnow, President/CEO of The Recording Academy. “We’re thrilled to give music fans the opportunity to experience Music’s Biggest Night® firsthand through our pre-order enter-and-win sweepstakes, all while supporting of the crucial work that MusiCares and the GRAMMY Foundation carry out year round.”
“It’s an honor to celebrate and pay tribute to today’s most talented and inspiring artists,” said Avery Lipman, Founder/President of Republic Records. “We are proud to call ourselves partners with the Recording Academy whose care and support of the recording arts remains the foundation of our business.”
“Sinatra 100 – An All-Star GRAMMY Concert” will be broadcast in HDTV and 5.1 surround sound on the CBS Television Network on Sunday, Dec. 6, from 9 – 11 p.m. ET/PT. The one-hour, primetime entertainment special will celebrate the late icon’s 100th birthday and will feature a stellar line-up of entertainers performing songs made famous by the nine-time GRAMMY-Award winner.