The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards were held on February 13, 2011, at the Staples Centre in Los Angeles. They were broadcast on CBS with a rating of 26.6 million viewers. Barbra Streisand was honoured as the Musicale's Person of the Year two nights prior ... (more)to the telecast on February 11. Nominations were announced on December 1, 2010 and a total of 109 awards were presented. Most of the awards were presented during the pre-telecast, which took place at the Los Angeles Convention Centre next to the Staples Centre, where the main telecast took place. The eligibility period was September 1, 2009 to September 30, 2010.