Los Angeles – February 26, 2021 – 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. EST/12 p.m. PST. 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. The Saturday Stack closes out with a three-pack of live performances featuring Coldplay – Live In São Paulo, 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 Bcollaboration “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.”
GRAMMY® SATURDAY STACK SCHEDULE – March 13 – All Times Eastern
3p & 7:30p - Rock Legends: James Taylor
3:30p - The Big Interview with Dan Rather – Guest: Vince Gill
4:30p - The Big Interview with Dan Rather – Guest: Little Big Town
5:30p - The Big Interview with Dan Rather – Guest: Norah Jones
6:30p - Live From Daryl’s House – Guest: Grace Potter
8p - Music High 5: 2021 GRAMMY® Edition
8:30p - Nothing But Videos: Best Music Video - 2021 GRAMMY® Nominees
9p - Coldplay – Live In São Paulo
11:30p - Norah Jones
12:35a - Old Dominion
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AXS TV is a leading music, entertainment, and lifestyle television network and digital media company controlled by Anthem Sports & Entertainment Inc. AXS TV’s programming broadly appeals to a diverse and impassioned fanbase, offering eclectic content that includes concerts and music performances, celebrity interviews, documentaries, special events, and pop culture series. The Network’s signature programs include Dan Rather’s “The Big Interview,” “Rock & Roll Trip With Sammy Hagar,” and “Live From Daryl’s House,” and concert events such as CMA Fest and Farm Aid. The channel is also the home of IMPACT Wrestling, one of the world’s largest entertainment properties. The Network is available nationally in the United States and parts of Canada and the Caribbean. A full list of providers and territories can be found on axs.tv/subscribe. For more information, visit www.axs.tv and its social media channels YouTube, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.