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Bitmovin and Nomad Media team up with the Recording Academy® again to deliver high-quality video streams for the 2024 GRAMMYs ®

The Recording Academy® has chosen Bitmovin and Nomad Media for the 2nd year in a row to deliver the live stream for the 66th Annual GRAMMY Awards®

(16 Jan 2024)

Denver, Colorado January 16, 2024 – Bitmovin, a leading provider of video streaming infrastructure, announces that the Recording Academy® will once again use the Bitmovin Player to deploy and launch content to its global community of music fans for the 66th Annual GRAMMY Awards®. The Bitmovin Player will be integrated with Nomad Media’s CMS to live stream the glitz and glam of the music industry’s most prestigious event, which celebrates the best and brightest talent from across the music industry. This is the second year in a row that Bitmovin and Nomad Media will support the live stream of the GRAMMY Awards®


The annual GRAMMY Awards is the world's most renowned and watched televised music event, attracting millions of music lovers who tune in to see breakthrough music acts and legacy artists recognized and watch historic live performances. The combination of the Bitmovin Player and Nomad Media’s CMS provides the Recording Academy with a reliable and scalable solution to deliver live streams seamlessly. 


"The GRAMMYs® are an annual celebration of the music industry, spotlighting everyone from household names to up-and-coming, genre-bending talent, so it’s essential we have a powerful and reliable solution that can deliver a flawless viewing experience,” said Ray Starck, Vice President of Digital Strategy at the Recording Academy. “We first worked with Bitmovin and Nomad Media for the 2023 GRAMMY Awards, and their solution provided an excellent viewing experience for our audience, so it was an easy decision to work with them again.” 


The Bitmovin Player empowers the Recording Academy to deliver high-quality streams to the broadest range of devices and guarantees playback quality on any screen through modular architecture, including low latency and configurable adaptive bitrate streaming, which ensures a smooth and seamless viewing experience for audiences, regardless of their location.


“The GRAMMY Awards is the biggest event in the music industry’s calendar, celebrating artists and music professionals across all genres and disciplines, and we are ecstatic to be working with Nomad Media and the Recording Academy once again to live-stream it to music lovers” said Stefan Lederer, CEO and co-founder of Bitmovin. “The Bitmovin Player will ensure the Recording Academy can maximize its audience reach by delivering streams to the broadest range of devices, providing flawless playback to millions of viewers.”

Branko Lepan, co-founder and CIO at Nomad Media, said, "We're incredibly proud to be teaming up with Bitmovin once again to help the Recording Academy live-stream this year’s GRAMMY Awards. Our Nomad Media Platform and the Bitmovin Player will ensure viewers enjoy a seamless and immersive viewing experience for the biggest night in music.”

The 66th Annual GRAMMY Awards will take place on Sun, Feb. 4, 2024 and will broadcast live on the CBS Television Network and stream live and on-demand on Paramount+ at 8-11:30 p.m. ET/5-8:30 p.m. PT.

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About Nomad Media


Nomad Media is a cloud-native content management and content distribution platform built on AWS that seamlessly merges cloud-based asset management with the power of AI/ML into one unified easy-to-use system. Backed by the power of AWS Media Services, Nomad Media can intake and distribute an unlimited number of simultaneous video streams. Nomad also offers live channel management and broadcasting, stream scheduling, DRM support, deep search, interoperability with Adobe Creative Suite, and many other advanced features to support video operations.  Serverless and scalable, the Nomad Media Platform is deployable within hours and has pre-built integration for a multitude of AWS and 3rd party services and systems. For more information, visit

About Bitmovin

Bitmovin is the leading provider of video infrastructure for global digital media companies and service providers. The company has been at the forefront of industry innovation and all major developments in the digital video streaming industry.  


Bitmovin built the world’s first commercial adaptive streaming player and deployed the first software-defined encoding service that runs on any cloud platform. Its cloud-native technology offers the most flexible and scalable media encoding, playback, and analytics solutions available with unparalleled device reach, ease of integration, and world class customer support. 


Bitmovin customers benefit from optimized operations, reduced time-to-market, and the best viewer experience possible. Bitmovin is headquartered in Denver, Colorado, and has major offices in Vienna, Klagenfurt, Austria as well as London and Berlin. The company has over 400 customers across the globe, including ClassPass, BBC, fuboTV, Hulu, and Discovery. For more information, visit  

About The Recording Academy

The Recording Academy represents the voices of performers, songwriters, producers, engineers, and all music professionals. Dedicated to ensuring the recording arts remain a thriving part of our shared cultural heritage, the Academy honors music's history while investing in its future through the GRAMMY Museum®, advocates on behalf of music creators, supports music people in times of need through MusiCares®, and celebrates artistic excellence through the GRAMMY Awards — music's only peer-recognized accolade and highest achievement. As the world's leading society of music professionals, we work year-round to foster a more inspiring world for creators.


For more information about the GRAMMY Awards and the Recording Academy, please visit and For breaking news and exclusive content, follow @RecordingAcad on X, "like" Recording Academy on Facebook, and join the Recording Academy's social communities on InstagramYouTubeTikTok, and LinkedIn. For media assets, please visit


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