Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, The Recording Academy has announced that the 2021 Grammys will be postponed until March.
Just yesterday, The Recording Academy announced the news of music’s biggest night being postponed.
The show was originally supposed to take place on January 31st. We now know that the annual award show has been rescheduled for March 14th, 2021.
The statement reads, “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.”
It continued, “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.”
The statement concluded, “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.”
It was previously revealed that the event would have no live audience with the exception of presenters and performers on site. With the postponement of the show, we’re thinking more safety protocols will be put in place.
For the complete list of nominees for the 2021 Grammys, click here.