Grammys to Postpone Ceremony due to Omicron Covid Variant Threats

The Grammy Awards were postponed Wednesday due to “too many dangers” linked with the omicron version. No news on a new date for the event yet.

Live performances with an audience were scheduled for Los Angeles on January 31st. Following consultation with local and state officials, health and safety specialists, artists, and other partners, the Recording Academy announced the postponement.

2022 GRAMMYs Postponed

The Grammys were canceled for the second year in a row due to coronavirus worries. The ceremony was moved from late January to mid-March, and the candidates and their guests flocked to the Los Angeles Convention Center and its environs.

There were several pre-recorded performances, none in front of huge audiences.

The Grammys were intended to be hosted at the Crypto.com Arena, formerly the Staple Center, across the street.

‘Music’s Biggest Night’ will be held “at a later date,” the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said.

Finding a date may be challenging with two NBA teams and a hockey club sharing the facilities. The Recording Academy made no mention of relocating the event.

Sundance Film Festival canceled its in-person programming planned to start on Jan. 20.

Jon Batiste has 11 Grammy nominations in genres like R&B, jazz, American roots music, classical, and music video. He has the most nominations this year.

Justin Bieber, Doja Cat, and H.E.R. are tied for second with eight.

The Grammys’ decision may herald the start of yet another round of award show rescheduling, with the SAG Awards in February and the Oscars in March.

The annual awards ceremony was postponed owing to an upsurge of Covid cases.

The Grammy Awards have been postponed because to the ongoing Covid-19 epidemic.

A new date for the event has yet to be announced.

The Grammys were supposed to be held on January 31 at the Crypto.com Center in Los Angeles, but performers and executives reportedly expressed concern about attending while athletic events were still going on.

According to the statement, “We are committed to keeping our music community, our live audience, and those who

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