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The Grammy Awards were pushed back to April 3 and moved from Los Angeles to Las Vegas due to the COVID-19 spread

The Grammy Awards were pushed back to April 3 and moved from Los Angeles to Las Vegas due to the COVID-19 spread

  • The Recording Academy announced that the Grammys were rescheduled for Tuesday
  • The show will now take place on April 3rd at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas
  • The January 31 show was postponed weeks ago due to a rise in COVID-19 cases
  • Details about MusiCares’ Person of the Year Gala to be announced later
  • The show will also be postponed due to COVID-19 in 2021. was postponed due to
  • Jazz pianist John Batiste leads this year with 11 nominations










The Recording Academy announced Tuesday that the Grammy Awards in Las Vegas have been rescheduled for April 3.

The Academy made the announcement in a message to its members and later shared the news with the general public on social media.

The ceremony was originally scheduled for January 31, but was postponed two weeks ago due to the rise in COVID-19 rates brought on by the highly contagious Omron edition.

New date and location: The Recording Academy announced Tuesday that the Grammy Awards have been rescheduled for April 3 in Las Vegas; Beyoncé LA. Won Best R&B Performance at the 2021 Grammy Awards in

The new show will also feature a change of location, as it was originally planned to run at the Crypto.com Arena (formerly known as the Staples Center) in Downtown Los Angeles.

The show will now be broadcast from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Vegas.

Recording Academy CEO Harvey Mason Jr. said in the organization’s message to members, “We are excited to be taking the Grammys to Las Vegas for the first time and presenting a world-class show.”

“From the moment we announced the postponement of the original show date, we have been flooded with heartfelt messages of support and solidarity from the artist community. We are grateful for their generosity and their unwavering commitment to the Grammy Awards and to the Academy’s mission.

Publicity: The change was announced in a message to members of the Recording Academy and later to the general public on social media

Publicity: The change was announced in a message to members of the Recording Academy and later to the general public on social media

Remaining optimistic: Recording Academy CEO Harvey Mason Jr. told members,

Remaining optimistic: Recording Academy CEO Harvey Mason Jr. told members, “We’re excited to take the Grammys to Las Vegas for the first time and have a world-class show.”

In his statement, Mason Jr. noted that a new date for Clive Davis’ annual pre-Grammy party will be announced soon, as well as a new date for the Musketeers Person of the Year gala.

This year’s gala will honor the music of legendary singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell, 78.

The Grammy Awards Twitter account announced the rescheduling, confirming that The Daily Show’s Trevor Noah was still on board to host the show.

Viewers will be able to watch the broadcast live on April 3 on CBS or on the network’s streaming service Paramount+.

The 2021 show was also postponed due to the ongoing pandemic, with the show running from January 31 to March 14.

Sin City: The show was originally planned to run at the Crypto.com Arena (formerly known as Staples Center) in downtown Los Angeles, but will now take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Vegas;  featured in 2020

Sin City: The show was originally planned to run at the Crypto.com Arena (formerly known as Staples Center) in downtown Los Angeles, but will now take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Vegas; featured in 2020

Back for more: The Grammy Awards Twitter account announced the rescheduling, confirming that The Daily Show's Trevor Noah was back to host the show.

Back for more: The Grammy Awards Twitter account announced the rescheduling, confirming that The Daily Show’s Trevor Noah was back to host the show.

The Recording Academy postponed the show to 2022, writing in a statement that the “health and safety” of its participants and spectators was its “top priority”.

“Given the uncertainty surrounding the Omicron edition, there are too many risks involved in holding the show on January 31st. We look forward to celebrating music’s biggest night at a future date, which will be announced soon,’ it continued.

This year’s ceremony will see a large number of nominees in some of the top categories.

Album of the Year, Record of the Year, Song of the Year and Best New Artist all feature 10 musicians competing against each other instead of the standard eight.

Jazz pianist and singer John Batiste leads this year’s nominees with 11 awards, including Album of the Year, Record of the Here and Best R&B Album.

Justin Bieber, Doja Cat and HER were also among the top nominees with eight nominations each, while Billie Eilish and Olivia Rodrigo received seven nominations each.

Frontrunner: Jazz pianist and singer John Batiste leads this year's nominees with 11 awards, including Album of the Year, Record of the Here and Best R&B Album;  NYC in December.  seen in

Frontrunner: Jazz pianist and singer John Batiste leads this year’s nominees with 11 awards, including Album of the Year, Record of the Here and Best R&B Album; NYC in December. seen in

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