The 2022 Grammy Awards have been Postponed Indefinitely

The 2022 Grammy Awards have been Postponed Indefinitely

The 64th Grammy Awards has been officially postponed due to COVID-19-related concerns.

The annual show which was initially scheduled to take place on the last day of January, the 31st has now been rescheduled for a later date. However, no new date has been fixed yet.

The 2022 Grammy Awards have been Postponed Indefinitely

In a joint statement by The Recording Academy and CBS on Wednesday, the health and safety of the music community, live audience and other workers is the number one priority of the organisers of the most sought-after award.

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“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,” the statement said.

“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 31 simply contains too many risks.”

Nominations for the awards were announced on November 23 and were chosen from projects released between September 1, 2020, and September 30, 2021.

Jon Batiste leads the pack with 11 total nominations, with Justin Bieber and R&B artist H.E.R tying in second with eight nominations. Rapper Jay-Z became the most nominated artist in the show’s history, with 83 nods, after getting three nominations. Nigerian singer Wizkid also bagged his second nomination alongside Tems.


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