AXS TV Celebrates the GRAMMYS with Original Programming and A Full Day Marathon of Grammy Nominees
February 26, 2021
AXS TV GEARS UP FOR THE GRAMMYS® WITH A SATURDAY STACK LINEUP FEATURING THIS YEAR’S NOMINEES, AND SPECIAL EDITIONS OF MUSIC HIGH 5 AND NOTHING BUT VIDEOS, AIRING MARCH 13 STARTING AT 3 P.M. ET
Highlights Include Performances and Profiles of Coldplay, Norah Jones & Grace Potter, Plus the Latest GRAMMY® Scoop on Taylor Swift & Justin Bieber, and a Block of 2021’s Best Music Video Nominees Featuring Beyoncé, Harry Styles, and Woodkid
As Part of the Event, AXS TV also Presents Exclusive ‘At Home And Social’ Sit-Downs with FINNEAS, Noah Cyrus, Rufus Wainwright & D-Smoke Only Available on AXS.TV, the AXS TV App & Social Platforms
AXS TV puts the spotlight on music’s biggest night with a special 2021 GRAMMY® Artists block packed with exclusive interviews, expert analysis, powerful performances, acclaimed music videos and more—airing Saturday, March 13 at 3 p.m. ET/12 p.m. PT. The block’s featured specials are also available digitally on AXS TV’s apps and website.
The day kicks off with a fully-loaded Saturday Stack lineup highlighting candid conversations, unforgettable performances, and insightful profiles of GRAMMY®-nominated artists, opening with a Rock Legends episode featuring folk hero James Taylor. The day then follows with a trio of The Big Interview episodes as veteran newsman Dan Rather sits down with multi-talented Country trailblazer Vince Gill, fan-favorite Country quartet Little Big Town, and soulful songstress Norah Jones. Next, rocker Grace Potter joins music legend Daryl Hall for a spirited jam session on Live From Daryl’s House at 6:30pE. Saturday Stack closes out with a three-pack of live performances featuring Coldplay – Live In São Paulo at 9pE, as well as hit-fueled sets from Norah Jones and Country standouts Old Dominion.
The event continues with the premiere of Music High 5: 2021 GRAMMY® Edition at 8pE, as executive producer and host Katie Daryl presents a unique, entertaining, and in-depth review of all things GRAMMY®, giving viewers the scoop on nominated superstars such as Taylor Swift, Fiona Apple, Post Malone, D Smoke, Justin Bieber and Brittany Howard, among others. The program breaks down the hottest topics that everyone is talking about heading into the highly-anticipated event, covering the top nominees and categories to watch out for, as well as the eye-catching fashion trends, nomination drama, and most iconic past performances.
Then, stay tuned for the premiere of Nothing But Videos: Best Music Video – 2021 GRAMMY® Nominees at 8:30pE, as the series celebrates the GRAMMYS® with a star-studded 30-minute special featuring all five of the 2021 Best Music Video nominees. Highlights include Beyoncé’s “Brown Skin Girl,” the Future and Drake collaboration “Life Is Good,” Anderson .Paak’s “Lockdown,” Harry Styles’ “Adore You,” and Woodkid’s “Goliath.”
As part of the festivities, viewers can also enjoy a digital-exclusive episode of Nothing But Videos: Best New Artist – 2021 GRAMMY® Nominees highlighting all eight nominees. Featured videos include Phoebe Bridgers’ “Kyoto,” Noah Cyrus’ “I Got So High,” Megan Thee Stallion’s Cardi B collaboration “WAP,” Kaytranada’s “10%,” and Ingrid Andress’ “More Hearts Than Mine.” Additionally, AXS TV’s app and social platforms will feature exclusive At Home and Social interviews with nominated artists FINNEAS, Noah Cyrus, and Rufus Wainwright, as well as rising hip-hop star D-Smoke who reflects on how he first learned about his two GRAMMY® nominations, reveals the tough decisions he makes as to how much of himself he shares in his music, and reveals what it was like to grow up in a musical family.
“The GRAMMYS® are the biggest event of the year for music enthusiasts around the world, and we are giving them everything they need to get ready for the much-anticipated evening as cable’s leading destination for music content,” said Sarah Weidman, Head of Original Programming, Development and Multi-Platform Content for AXS TV. “Packed with iconic artists, landmark videos, and the hottest scoops and stories surrounding the ceremony, AXS TV is the ultimate GRAMMY® pre-show experience.”