2022 Grammy Awards Rescheduled To April 3


2022 Grammy Awards Rescheduled To April 3Grammy Awards ceremony honoring top performances in music has been rescheduled for April 3 in Las Vegas, the Recording Academy and broadcaster CBS said in a statement on Tuesday.

The awards had been set to take place on Jan. 31 in downtown Los Angeles, but organizers scrapped that date as the Omicron variant sparked a new wave of COVID-19 infections.

Comedian, Trevor Noah will host the ceremony, which will be televised and streamed live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

The announcement comes after The Recording Academy postponed the awards ceremony on January 5th, 2022.

The ceremony was initially scheduled for January 31 in Los Angeles at Crypto.com Arena (formerly the Staples Center), but was postponed due to the surge of the Omicron variant.

This is the second year in a row that the Grammy Awards have been postponed.

Read Also: Full List: Jon Batiste Leads With 11 Grammy Award Nominations

Nominations for the 2022 Grammys were announced in November. Pianist and bandleader Jon Batiste led a field that ranged from rap to jazz music and embraced newcomers from teen pop sensation, Olivia Rodrigo to veteran crooner Tony Bennett, 95, who won his first Grammy in 1963.

Nigerian musician, Wizkid also bagged two nominations for Essence and Made In Lagos album, while Femi and Made Kuti were also nominated under Best Global Music Album category.

Read Also: 64th Grammy Awards: Wizkid, Burna Boy, Tems, Femi Kuti And Made Kuti Get Grammy Nominations

Recall that 2021 Grammy Awards was postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The ceremony was staged in March instead of January and included a mix of pre-recorded and live segments in front of a small, socially distanced audience.

Organizers provided few details about 2022 show beyond the new date and location.

The new Grammys date forced a switch for CMT Music Awards for country music, which had been scheduled for April 3. They will now take place later in April, CBS said.

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.