SOURCE: Innovative Films

January 05, 2010 16:23 ET

Grammy Nominees Johnny Depp and Sophie Tucker Rumored to Meet for First Time on Grammy Red Carpet, According to Innovative Films' Susan and Lloyd Ecker

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - January 5, 2010) - When Grammy nominees Johnny Depp and Sophie Tucker, nominated in the same category, walk the red carpet at this year's Grammy Awards, TV cameras and photographers will have a field day when they see flamboyant Vaudeville star Sophie Tucker strutting down the aisle escorted by her writer/producer Grammy nominees Lloyd and Susan Ecker.

"Sophie Tucker was an icon to the world's most outrageous female entertainers including Bette Midler, Mae West and Cher who have walked many red carpets in their showbiz careers," said the Eckers. "Sophie is looking forward to meeting Johnny at the awards telecast."

Innovative Films writer-producers Susan and Lloyd Ecker are nominated for Best Album Notes, "Sophie Tucker: Origins of the Red-Hot Mama, 1910-1922," for Archeophone Records. Depp is nominated for co-writing album notes with Douglas Brinkley on the Legacy soundtrack recording, "Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson." The Tucker album received two Grammy nominations, for Best Historical Album and Best Album Notes.

The Grammy red carpet will be unfurled on January 31, 2010 when the winners will be announced on CBS. For further information, please visit

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