CBS Interactive today announced the kick off to its third-annual “GRAMMY® Gig of a Lifetime” contest to give aspiring musicians across the country the chance to perform during a GRAMMY® Week event. The performance will also be available on-demand as part of GRAMMY® Live, a digital experience featuring streaming events and exclusive coverage around Music's Biggest Night®. Presented by Surface, this year’s contest will tap top musical talent from different genres – Fall Out Boy, Austin Mahone, and Emeli Sandé – to help select the finalists before the public votes on their choice for the winning band.
Bands can visit CBS.com/GrammyGig to submit by sharing a short video of themselves performing an original song. Nominations will close Dec. 10. Voting on the finalists will open to the public on Dec. 22 and close Jan. 10.