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Grammy Awards postponed indefinitely due to concerns about omicron Covid spread


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Due to the increasing number of omicron Covid cases, the 64th Grammy Awards ceremony has been postponed indefinitely.

In a joint statement, CBS and Recording Academy stated Wednesday that “the health and safety for those in the music community, as well as the lives of the live audience and hundreds of workers who tirelessly 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. Music’s Greatest Night will continue to be celebrated on an upcoming date. Details of that event will soon be made public.

The Arena, Los Angeles was chosen for this year’s ceremony. It will also be broadcast live by NBC. CBS. Trevor Noah, host of “The Daily Shows”, is expected to be back as host for the Grammys in 2015.

The pandemic has caused the award ceremony to be delayed for the second consecutive year. Due to an increase in Covid cases, last year’s awards ceremony was moved from January 31 to March 14. 2021. In order to make the event more accessible to guests, it was moved from Arena (now Staples Center) to Los Angeles Convention Center.

Variety claims that there are approximately 500,000 people living in the United States. Grammys typically require a 10-day or more lockout of the venue in which they are held.However, Arena does not appear to open that early until June.

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