The GRAMMYS 2021, one of the most important awards ceremonies in the entertainment industry, will be held on January 31 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.
The 63rd GRAMMYs will be hosted by South African actor and television host Trevor Noah.
The 2021 GRAMMYs ceremony will air on Sunday, January 31 on CBS starting at 8:00 PM ET. So far, it is unknown if the event will have a red carpet as in previous years, this due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The 2021 GRAMMY nominations focus on songs and record albums that were released between September 1, 2019, and August 31, 2020.
Outstanding American singer Beyoncé leads this year’s GRAMMY nominees list with a total of 9 nominations, while artists such as Taylor Swift, Dua Lipa and Roddy Rich compete in six categories each.
The Recording Academy recently announced that Selena Quintanilla is one of the stars to be honored at the 63rd GRAMMYs with honorary recognition for her “outstanding contributions of artistic significance to the field of recording.”
As for Spanish-speaking music, personalities such as J Balvin, Kany García, Ricky Martin, and Camilo were nominated for the important ceremony that rewards the best in the music industry.
The official website of the GRAMMYs highlights that the 63rd edition of the awards will not have pre-recorded segments, so it will be a completely live show in order to entertain the audience on a night that promises to have great presentations. musicals.
The organizers of the event pointed out that the health of all the people involved in the show is the most important thing, so all the necessary prevention measures will be taken to avoid any possible contagion of COVID-19.
Ben Winston, co-creator of the James Corden show’s “Carpool Karaoke”, will be in charge of producing the 2021 GRAMMYs, this after the departure of Ken Ehrlich, who was the producer of the awards for 40 years.
Among the novelties of this year’s edition of the GRAMMYs, it is worth mentioning that the category “Latin Pop Album” was changed to “Best Latin Pop Or Urban Album And Latin Rock”, this with the purpose of integrating a greater number of nominees in one of the lines that honor musical projects in Spanish.
In September 2020, the organizers of the GRAMMYs offered exclusive statements to Variety where they mentioned that they were evaluating holding the 2021 awards ceremony with a limited audience at the Staples Center or with live performances and no audience, this as a consequence of the public health crisis that is being experienced worldwide. Until now, the final decision of the organizing committee is unknown.
The musical performances for the 63rd GRAMMYs have not been confirmed, but most are expected to be related to artists nominated for the important awards gala.