One of pop music’s biggest nights, The Grammy’s, has been postponed and will no longer take place at the end of the month.
The 64th annual event was supposed to host the world’s A-listers in Los Angeles at the Crypto.com Arena, formerly known as the iconic Staples Center.
Unfortunately, due to the rise in coronavirus around the world, the organizers of the event made the difficult decision to reschedule the huge awards ceremony.
The Grammy Awards statement read, “After careful consideration and analysis with city and state officials, health and safety experts, the artist community and our many partners, the Recording Academy and CBS have postponed the 64th Annual Grammy Awards Show “.
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He continued: “The health and safety of those in our music community, the live audience and the hundreds of people who work tirelessly to produce our show remain our top priority.
“Given the uncertainty surrounding the Omicron variant, holding the show on January 31 simply contains too many risks.”
The statement summed up: “We look forward to celebrating music’s biggest night at a future date, to be announced soon.”
Music’s Biggest Night, as the ceremony is known, was originally scheduled for January 31st, but like last year the show will be postponed.
Trevor Noah hosted the massive musical party in 2021, and the 37-year-old South African comedian will have to wait to entertain his stellar audience.
Soul artist Jon Batiste led the nominations with 11 this year, including Album of the Year, Record of the Year and Best R n B album.
Pop heavyweights Justin Bieber, Doja Cat and HER all had eight nominations. The enigmatic Billie Eilish and the sensational teenager Olivia Rodrigo both had seven.
The postponement comes ahead of Britain’s biggest pop music night on 8 February. Next month’s BRIT Awards will be hosted by comedian Mo Gilligan at London’s 02 Arena.
Adele, Ed Sheeran and Little Simz lead the charge with four nominations each, with newcomer Central Cee not far behind with three nods.
For the first time ever, BRITs have announced that they will no longer have gender categories as they have been phased out.
BRIT decided to be more inclusive and announced: “New for #BRITs 2022: Artist of the Year and International Artist of the Year – celebrating artists solely for their music, BRIT are committed to making the show more inclusive. “.
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