Grammy Awards Have Been Postponed Due to COVID-19

LAS VEGAS - NOV 19: Grammy Award Statues at the 16th Latin GRAMMY Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on November 19, 2015 in Las Vegas, NV


The 2021 Grammy Awards have been postponed due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

This week, the Recording Academy announced the 63rd Grammy Awards ceremony will be postponed until March 14.

“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,” a statement read, via Variety.

“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.”

The virtual ceremony will be hosted by Trevor Noah of The Daily Show.

A full look at the nominations for the 2021 Grammy Awards can be seen below.

Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical
Jack Antonoff
Dan Auerbach
Dave Cobb
Flying Lotus
Andrew Watt

Best Remixed Recording
“Do You Ever (RAC Mix)”
“Imaginary Friends (Morgan Page Remix)”
“Praying For You (Louis Vega Main Remix)”
“Roses (Imanbek Remix)”
“Young & Alive (Bazzi vs. Haywyre Remix)”

Producer Of The Year, Classical
Blanton Alspaugh
David Frost
Jesse Lewis
Dmitriy Lipay
Elaine Martone

Best Rock Performance
Fiona Apple — “Shameika”
Big Thief — “Not”
Phoebe Bridgers — “Kyoto”
Haim — “The Steps”
Brittany Howard — “Stay High”
Grace Potter — “Daylight”

Best Metal Performance
Body Count — “Bum-Rush”
Code Orange — “Underneath”
In This Moment — “The In-Between”
Poppy — “Bloodmoney”
Power Trip — “Executioner’s Tax (Swing Of The Axe) — Live”

Best Rock Song
Phoebe Bridgers — “Kyoto”
Tame Impala — “Lost In Yesterday”
Adrianne Lenker — “Not”
Fiona Apple — “Shameika”
Brittany Howard — “Stay High”

Best Rock Album
Fontaines DC — A Hero’s Death
Michael Kiwanuka — Kiwanuka
Grace Potter — Daylight
Sturgill Simpson — Sound & Fury
The Strokes — The New Abnormal

Best Alternative Music Album
Fiona Apple –– Fetch The Bolt Cutters
Beck — Hyperspace
Phoebe Bridgers — Punisher
Brittany Howard — Jaime
Tame Impala — The Slow Rush

Best Recording Package
Coldplay — Everyday Life
Lil Wayne — Funeral
Grouplove — Healer
Caspian — On Circles
Desert Sessions — Vols. 11 & 12

Best Latin Pop Or Urban Album
Bad Bunny — YHLQMDLG
Camilo — Por Primera Vez
Kany Garcia — Mesa Para Dos
Ricky Martin — Pausa
Debi Nova — 3:33

Best American Roots Performance
Black Pumas — “Colors”
Bonny Light Horseman — “Deep In Love”
Brittany Howard — “Short And Sweet”
Norah Jones & Mavis Staples — “I’ll Be Gone”
John Prine — “I Remember Everything”

Best Folk Album
Bonny Light Horseman — Bonny Light Horseman
Leonard Cohen — Thanks For The Dance
Laura Marling — Song For Our Daughter
The Secret Sisters — Saturn Return
Gillian Welch & David Rawlings — All The Good Times

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