LL Cool J Tapped To Produce, Host Pre-Grammy Ceremony

AllHipHop Staff

(AllHipHop News) Legendary rapper LL Cool J has been tapped to produce and co-host the 54th Annual Grammy Awards pre-show, which will take place this November.

LL will return for the second year as cohost of "The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!!," which will feature a number of performers and presenters.

LL has landed some major star power for the pre-awards show, with Lady Gaga and Jason Aldean confirmed as the first performers announced.

The one-hour special, which will be broadcast live from the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live, serves to announce the nominations for the 54th Annual Grammy Awards.

"The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!!," special will be broadcast in HDTV and 5.1 Surround Sound on the CBS Television Network (www.cbs.com) from 10 – 11 p.m. ET/PT, on November 11.