“Westwood One Backstage at the GRAMMYs®” will Feature Exclusive, Multi-Platform Content, Radio Row and Podcast Alley, Live Performances, and A-List Interviews with Music’s Biggest Stars and Hottest New Talent

NEW YORK, NY – February 7, 2019 – Westwood One the largest audio network in the U.S., is ready to rock GRAMMY® weekend and Music’s Biggest Night® with exclusive backstage performances from Columbia Records’ Lauren Juaregui, First Access/AWAL’s Madison Beer, and 12Tone Music Group’s LIVVA. Westwood One is the official radio broadcast partner of the Recording Academy™ and the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards®. Hosted by 15-time GRAMMY winner Alicia Keys, the GRAMMYs® will broadcast live from LA’s STAPLES Center on Sunday, February 10, 2019, 8:00 – 11:00 pm ET, on CBS.

Lauren Juaregui will kick off the Westwood One Backstage event on Friday, and Madison Beer will close out the day with a live performance. LIVVIA will perform during backstage orientation.

The Westwood One Backstage at the GRAMMYs Radio Row and Podcast Alley remote takes place at the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles on Friday, February 8 from 10 am to 4 pm PT. Westwood One national radio shows Zach Sang Show, Jayde, The Bert Show, The Adam Bomb Show, NASH Nights Live, Rick and Sasha, and select radio groups — including Entercom / Radio.com, Cox Media Group, Townsquare Media, iHeartMedia and other media companies – will be onsite gathering exclusive content to share with their owned stations and listeners.

Westwood One Podcast Network programs Pop Talk with Ross Mathews and Screwed-Up Stories, plus podcasters Babes and Babies, will be also be backstage curating exclusive audio and video content for their on-demand podcast listeners.

“Our longstanding and exclusive partnership with the GRAMMYs provides immense value to our brand partners, our stations, and our shows, all of whom are able to align with the stars celebrating Music’s Biggest Night,” said Suzanne Grimes, EVP Marketing, CUMULUS MEDIA and President, Westwood One. “We look forward to sharing our exciting backstage content with music and entertainment fans across America.”

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For more information on Westwood One Backstage at the GRAMMYs, contact Neal Bird at nbird@westwoodone.com or (310) 840-4207.

About Westwood One
Westwood One, the national-facing arm of CUMULUS MEDIA, offers iconic, nationally syndicated sports, news and entertainment content to 245 million listeners each week across an audio network of 8,000 affiliated broadcast radio stations and media partners. Westwood One is the largest audio broadcast network in America, home to premium content that defines the culture, including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, the Olympics, Westwood One Backstage, the GRAMMYs, the Academy of Country Music Awards, the Billboard Music Awards and the American Music Awards. The rapidly growing Westwood One Podcast Network delivers popular network and industry personalities and programs. Westwood One connects listeners with their passions through programs and platforms that have everyone listening. For more information please visit www.westwoodone.com.

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