FAQ Page


This year, credential applications can be submitted online. The deadline for submissions is Jan. 18, 2017. The link can be found here

Joe Schneider and Corey Barger from Rogers & Cowan will reach out regarding the status of your application beginning Jan. 23, 2017.

If you represent a performer or presenter, credentials are handled by Chantel Sausedo at Ken Ehrlich Productions. 

We appreciate your interest in having your artist participate in the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards® telecast. Please direct all inquiries to Chantel Sausedo at Ken Ehrlich Productions.

No, nominees only need show tickets to gain access to the red carpet, Premiere Ceremony, and telecast

If you have purchased tickets to the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards® and after party, you can pick them up at the GRAMMY ticketing office at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Additional details will be available closer to Feb. 12.

An Awards department representative will work directly with nominees to coordinate ticket orders and pick-ups. In order to pick up your artist's tickets, we must have authorization from the artist himself/herself. 

We share the Premiere Ceremony show rundown—as well as lots of other pertinent information—during the publicist walkthrough, which takes place during GRAMMY Week. Stay tuned for more information.

The Premiere Ceremony takes place at Microsoft Theater at L.A. LIVE beginning at 12:30 p.m. PST. If you have tickets and are interested in attending, we recommend you arrive by noon. 

Everyone can watch the Premiere Ceremony and join in on the celebration. The livestream will begin on grammy.com at 12:30 pm PST.

No. The same ticket gains entry to the Premiere Ceremony and telecast.

The Media Center inside STAPLES has a designated lounge, accessible during the Premiere Ceremony and telecast, to all credentialed publicists. 

Please make yourself available for the walkthrough, as it includes essential information, including the Premiere Ceremony rundown, Media Center layout, and red carpet media list.

The GRAMMY Awards® Premiere Ceremony is from 12:30–3:00 p.m. PST. Approximately 70-75 award categories are announced during this time. 

The red carpet is open from noon–4:30 p.m. PST. Due to parking restrictions and street closures, we recommend that you arrive by 11:30 a.m. PST. 

Yes. If you can’t accompany your artist, we will provide escorts to assist them through the Red Carpet process and the Media Center during both the Premiere Ceremony and the telecast.

No. The same red carpet leads to both the Premiere Ceremony inside Microsoft Theater and GRAMMY Awards® telecast inside STAPLES.

Your publicist credential grants you access to the Media Center inside STAPLES; however, it does not allow you to the view the ceremony from inside the bowl.  

All GRAMMY-sanctioned events are by invitation only.

The red carpet is reserved for nominees, honorees, presenters, and performers.

When talking about the GRAMMY Awards®, please use #GRAMMYs.


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