UPDATE (1/6/21, 4: 37 p.m. ET): The Recording Academy has actually revealed the 2021 Grammys have officially been rescheduled to March14 Recording Academy executives released the following joint declaration. Discover the initial post listed below.
” After thoughtful discussions with health experts, our host and artists arranged to appear, we are rescheduling the 63 rd Yearly GRAMMY Awards ® to be transmitted Sunday, March 14,2021 The weakening COVID situation in Los Angeles, with hospital services being overwhelmed, ICUs having reached capacity, and brand-new guidance from state and local governments have all led us to conclude that delaying our program was the best thing to do. Nothing is more important than the health and safety of those in our music community and the numerous individuals who work relentlessly on producing the program.
We want to thank all of the gifted artists, the staff, our suppliers and specifically this year’s nominees for their understanding, persistence and willingness to deal with us as we navigate these extraordinary times.”
The 2021 Grammys show was set to air on January 31, but according to brand-new reports, organizers have postponed the event due to COVID-19 safety issues. Organizers verified the delay to both Rolling Stone and Range on Tuesday (January 5).
No brand-new date has been set for the broadcast, though organizers are supposedly wanting to reschedule for sometime in March.
The awards show was to occur at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, presently among the greatest centers for the virus in the nation. Around 7,600 people are hospitalized with COVID-19 in Los Angeles County, and one person passes away from COVID-19 every 15 minutes, the county’s public health director said today.
Rolling Stone reports the program was to have no in-person audience and planned on only letting presenters and entertainers on website; winners were most likely to have accepted their awards from another location.
This year’s Grammy-nominee field is led by Beyoncé with 9, followed by Dua Lipa, Taylor Swift, and Roddy Ricch with 6 each. 2021 also marks some classification changes for the Grammys. Finest Urban Contemporary Album has actually been renamed Finest Progressive R&B Album, Finest Rap/Sung Performance is now called Best Melodic Rap Efficiency, Finest World Music Album is now referred to as Best International Music Album, to name a few.