Hosted by Trevor Noah, the present will now happen on April 3 on the MGM Grand Backyard Enviornment in Las Vegas.
“We’re excited to take the Grammys to Las Vegas for the very first time, and to placed on a world-class present,” Recording Academy CEO Harvey Mason Jr mentioned in an announcement.
The organizers had beforehand mentioned that internet hosting a Los Angeles ceremony on January 31 — the unique date — “merely incorporates too many dangers.”
The Grammys are one among a number of leisure business occasions which were delayed within the hope that sky-high Covid caseloads will drop within the coming months.
Movie and tv occasions such because the Critics Alternative Awards and Producers Guild Awards have additionally been postponed, whereas this week’s Sundance movie pageant is happening on-line.
The Oscars at the moment are nonetheless on for March 27, one week earlier than the rescheduled Grammys.
Jon Batiste, the jazz and R&B artist and bandleader, garnered probably the most nominations for this yr’s Grammys with 11.
As a knock-on impact of the transfer, nation music’s CMT Music Awards will change from April 3 to later in the identical month.
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