The 2021 Grammys present was set to air on January 31, however in keeping with new reviews, organizers have postponed the occasion because of COVID-19 security considerations. Organizers confirmed the delay to each Rolling Stone and Variety on Tuesday (January 5).
No new date has been set for the published, although organizers are reportedly trying to reschedule for someday in March.
The awards present was to happen on the Staples Middle in Los Angeles, at present one of many largest hubs for the virus within the nation. Round 7,600 persons are hospitalized with COVID-19 in Los Angeles County, and one particular person dies from COVID-19 each quarter-hour, the county’s public well being director said this week.
Rolling Stone reviews the present was to don’t have any in-person viewers and deliberate on solely letting presenters and performers on web site; winners had been prone to have accepted their awards remotely.
This yr’s Grammy-nominee subject is led by Beyoncé with 9, adopted by Dua Lipa, Taylor Swift, and Roddy Ricch with six every. 2021 additionally marks some class adjustments for the Grammys. Greatest City Modern Album has been renamed Greatest Progressive R&B Album, Greatest Rap/Sung Efficiency is now referred to as Greatest Melodic Rap Efficiency, Greatest World Music Album is now often called Greatest International Music Album, amongst others.