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60th Annual GRAMMY Awards Host - James Corden

Thursday morning’s roll-out of the red carpet was, well, quite a bit of a gaggle with the who’s who of entertainment press, looking to get the quote and the photo op.

Host James Corden arrived early and bright-eyed to kick the roll right.

The biggest players behind this year's 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards unveiled the red for GRAMMY Award-nominees coming to Madison Square Garden looking to secure the highest possible music career honor...the coveted GRAMMY.

The 60th anniversary made special by returning to New York City after 15 years in LA.

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CBS EVP, Specials, Music & Live Events Jack Sussman, Executive Producer of the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards Ken Ehrlich, Host James Corden, and Recording Academy President/CEO Neil Portnow made themselves available for questions.

It takes a solid year of planning and a lot of experience to pull off something as grand as the GRAMMY Awards, and CMM’s Kelly Milionis got exclusive interviews with Executive Producer Ken Ehrlich

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and Recording Academy President and CEO Neil Portnow.

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The World Press was bulked up to keep warm in the white covered tent, looking for any opportunity to capture the moment and gain insight on what this years GRAMMY Awards presentation has in store for Music’s Biggest Night.

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The roll-out is the release of a year of hard work. An unveiling to see what will be. A show of dreams come true for nominated artists, and a presentation of hope for artists who aspire to be. A nomination is a true achievement proving artists’ talent and hard work. Receiving a GRAMMY is life-changing. This year's award show, the big 60, will be one to remember.

Performances by Alessia Cara, Khalid and Logic, Childish Gambino, Emmylou Harris and Chris Stapleton, Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars, Sam Smith, Sting, SZA and U2 and front row seating assignments to KESHA, Kendrick Lamar, and Lorde. The magic in Madison Square Garden in NYC will be elevated this year.

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Tune in to Music's Biggest Night...The 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards held live at Madison Square Garden in NYC on Sunday, January 28. The telecast will be broadcast live on CBS at a new time: 7:30–11 p.m. ET and 4:30–8 p.m. PT.

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All 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards Red Carpet roll-out photos are photo credit Elizabeth Lauer