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Swift and Cool to Co-Host Grammy Nominations Special

SWIFT AND COOL: Taylor Swift starts off her big week—with an expected chart-topping, one-million-plus debut tomorrow—by being named co-host, along with producer LL Cool J, of The Grammy Nominations Concert Live—Countdown to Music’s Biggest Night, set to take place live for the first time at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN, on Wednesday, Dec. 5. The show will be broadcast on CBS in HDTV and 5.1 surround sound from 10-11 p.m. (ET/PT). Country singer/songwriter Luke Bryan has also been added to the line-up. Additional performers and presenters will be announced. Following the one-hour live telecast, guests will experience a one-hour exclusive concert by one of the evening's performers. The concert special marks the fifth time nominations for the Grammys will be announced live on primetime television. Swift co-hosted the first nominations special with LL Cool J inL.A.in Dec. 2008. (10/29a)