Kicking off the fourth annual “Give the Gift of the Grammys” contest as part of its industry-wide Give the Gift of Music (GTGOM) campaign, the Music Business Association (Music Biz) and the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) have debuted a brand new video featuring Epic Records Multiplatinum recording artist Meghan Trainor, who is currently nominated for Best New Artist at the 58th Grammy Awards, and was honored last year with the Music Biz 2015 Breakthrough Artist of the Year Award. The video spotlights the significance of giving and receiving music as a gift.
“My brothers gave me the first Britney Spears album…I got to hear amazing production skills, harmonies and melodies that I fell in love with. I knew at that age I wanted to be a Pop star,” says Trainor.
The 4th annual GTGOM “Give the Gift of the Grammys” contest asks entrants to share how Trainor or another 58th Grammy Awards nominee’s music (song, lyrics, performance, etc.) has inspired them and given them the gift of music. The grand prize-winner will receive two tickets (courtesy of The Recording Academy®) to attend the 58th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Monday, Feb. 15, and a cash prize of $1,000. Specific details on the contest, including deadlines, rules and regulations, can be found at givethegiftofmusic.info/contests.
The site also contains video contributions from other 58th Grammy Awards nominees such as Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, Little Big Town, Kelly Clarkson, Josh Groban and more.
In the weeks leading up to the 58th Grammy Awards—airing live on Monday, Feb. 15, at 8 p.m. | 7p.m. CST on the CBS Television Network—music consumers can further connect with the GTGOM campaign and its featured Grammy® artists on social media sites including Facebook and Twitter.
For more information, visit givethegiftofmusic.info.