Original Article SANTA MONICA, CALIF. — The Recording Academy® announced today that entertainment industry publisher AFM will produce the program book for the 62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards®. The telecast will take place at STAPLES Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, and will be broadcast live in HDTV and 5.1 surround sound on the CBS Television Network.
The GRAMMY Awards program book is the official souvenir publication and one of the key keepsakes for artists and industry professionals attending the show. All nominees, as well as Special Merit Award honorees, are celebrated through unique editorial content, and the book offers the perfect venue and target audience for the industry to likewise celebrate their clients.
“Ken Rose and his team at AFM are longtime music business insiders who are passionate about music and our industry. AFM has had a long, positive association with the Academy and we look forward to creating an important souvenir of the show together,” said Recording Academy Vice President of Creative Services, David Konjoyan.
Rose, a voting member of the Academy and part of the Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing®, has functioned as an ad sales representative for the GRAMMY Awards for more than two decades.
“The time is right for us to take our long-standing relationship to the next level. Nominees and winners leave the show with medallions and trophies, but every attendee leaves the show with the program book,” Rose said.
AFM’s CEO and co-founder Elizabeth Ferris will serve as publisher and AFM’s partner, U.K.-based music promoter Tony Cochrane, will run international relations for the program book.
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AFM represents the Recording Academy, GRAMMY Awards, Critics Choice Awards, Producers Guild, and Motion Picture Editors Guild. AFM has represented recording artists, as well as major motion picture, and television projects, developing sponsorship and product placement relationships to offset production budgets. AFM has extensive publishing experience with countless motion picture, television, and music titles spanning more than two decades.
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