2022 GRAMMY Awards Postponed Due to COVID Concerns

The Recording Academy and CBS have postponed the 2022 GRAMMY Awards due to COVID concerns, marking the second year in a row the annual music event had to be rescheduled.

“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,” said The Recording Academy and CBS in a joint statement. “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 remains our top priority. Given the uncertainty surrounding the Omicron variant, holding the show on January 31st simply contains too many risks. We look forward to celebrating Music’s Biggest Night on a future date, which will be announced soon.”

The 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards was originally set to take place on January 31 at LA’s Crypto.com Arena with Trevor Noah returning as the show’s host. This year’s nominees sees artists like Doja Cat, Kanye West, Billie Eilish, Lil Nas X, Silk Sonic, H.E.R. and more in the running for some of the night’s biggest categories, including Record of the Year, Album of the Year and Song of the Year.

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