The Recording Academy have confirmed that the 2021 Grammy Awards will be postponed.
The award show, which was set to take place on January 31st, 2021, is now scheduled to broadcast on Sunday, March 14th, 2021.
In a statement released, The Recording Academy wrote, “After thoughtful conversations with health experts, our host and artists scheduled to appear, we are rescheduling the 63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards® to be broadcast Sunday, March 14, 2021.
“The deteriorating COVID situation in Los Angeles, with hospital services being overwhelmed, ICUs having reached capacity, and new guidance from state and local governments have all led us to conclude that postponing our show was the right thing to do. Nothing is more important than the health and safety of those in our music community and the hundreds of people who work tirelessly on producing the show.
“We want to thank all of the talented artists, the staff, our vendors and especially this year’s nominees for their understanding, patience and willingness to work with us as we navigate these unprecedented times.”
Comedian and TV host Trevor Noah, was set to host this years Grammy awards on January 31st. It’s not known if he will still be the host for the rescheduled date.