Catch all the Grammy buzz on WorldSpace

Tune in to catch the pre-event favorites, trivia, pick your Grammy Whammy and win exciting prizes on an exclusive contest.

The definite music accolade - The Grammy Awards are around the corner and Spin, the 24-hour International hits station that gets you the best music from around the globe on the WorldSpace Satellite Radio network, counts-down the excitement to the grand show, bringing the fever right into your home. Tune in to "The Shack" from February 1st to 7th on Spin between 8 pm and 9 pm to catch the all the nominees interspersed with interesting trivia about the awards, singers and songs as well as voice your opinion on who you think deserves The Grammy! What's more guess the winner of the most Grammies in 2006 and you could win an exciting hamper of CDs on an exclusive contest only on the WorldSpace website -

"The Shack" on Spin transforms into a Grammy Award Gala where you can listen to a 'category special' each day. The show will feature all nominated songs within a featured category everyday in an exciting format that features you - the listener - as you give us your opinions and choose your winners. RJ Mili steps in with a treasure trove of mind-boggling facts ranging from information on the nomination-leading Mariah Carey to stats on the top-selling albums and interesting tidbits on the Grammy Awards too. Tune in to a special edition on Sunday evening as Spin Gold showcases the winners from the Grammy past.

While you are at it, log on to and participate in the 'The Most Whammies This Grammies Contest'. Pick the singer who will walk away with the most Grammies this year and if you guess it right you may get lucky and win all 5 CDs which are nominated in the 'Album of the year' category - 'The Emancipation Of Mimi' by Mariah Carey, Paul McCartney's 'Chaos And Creation In The Backyard', 'Love. Angel. Music. Baby.' by Gwen Stefani, 'How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb' by> U2 and Kanye West's 'Late Registration'.

WorldSpace Satellite Radio also brings a unique opportunity to its listeners, to air their opinion on Spin or convey their wishes to their favorite star. The opportunity can be availed by writing in to WorldSpace at

Program Schedule- "The Shack" 8 pm to 9 pm

Feb 1st

Best pop vocal performance - duo or group

Best pop vocal performance - female

Feb 2nd

Record of the year

Best new artist

Feb 3rd

Best Rock album

Best alternative rock album

Feb 4th

Best rap performance by duo or group

Best electronic and dance album

Feb 5th

Spin Gold

Grammy winners from the past - an hour

Feb 6th

Best rap album

Best rock vocal performance by duo or group

Feb 7th

Best pop vocal album

Album of the year

About Spin

Spin, the 24-hour International Radio Station on WorldSpace Satellite Radio showcases the most popular English tunes from around the world. Tune in to a foot tapping play list that reverberates with the best international hits ranging from Mariah Carey, Beyonce and Madonna to 50 Cent, Ronan Keating and Bryan Adams! Catch the hits as they roll off the global hit-lists and spot the next chart topper first - only on India's definitive international hits station - Spin!

About WorldSpace, Inc.

WorldSpaceR (NASDAQ: WRSP) is the world's only global media and entertainment company positioned to offer a satellite radio experience to consumers in more than 130 countries with five billion people, driving 300 million cars. WorldSpace delivers the latest tunes, trends and information from around the world and around the corner. WorldSpace subscribers benefit from a unique combination of local programming, original WorldSpace content and content from leading brands around the globe including the BBC, CNN, Virgin Radio UK, NDTV and RFI. WorldSpace's satellites cover two-thirds of the globe with six beams. Each beam is capable of delivering up to 80 channels of high quality digital audio and multimedia programming directly to WorldSpace Satellite Radios anytime and virtually anywhere in its coverage area. WorldSpace is a pioneer of satellite-based digital radio services (DARS) and was instrumental in the development of the technology infrastructure used today by XM Satellite Radio. For more information, visit

About WorldSpace India

WorldSpace boasts a range of over 40 radio stations across genres - from Jazz to Classical, to Old Hindi Film Music and Rock. Its Indian programming includes two Indian classical stations - Shruti (Carnatic) and Gandharv (Hindustani), as well as regional Indian stations, viz. Tara (Bengali), KL Radio (Tamil), Sparsha (Kannada), RM Radio (Malayalam), Spandana (Telugu) and Tunak Punjabi (Punjabi) and a Spiritual and Wellness station, Moksha, among others.

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