Tuesday, January 25

Grammys Awards postponed due to Omicron variant

The Academy of Grammy Awards has announced postponing to a later date its 2022 edition which was to be held on January 31 in Los Angeles.

In question, the health crisis and the new Omicron variant which continues to shake up the cultural agenda, as the Academy informed in a press release.

“After careful consideration (…) the artist community and our many partners, the Recording Academy and CBS have postponed the 64th edition of the GRAMMY Awards” shared the Academy, highlighting the risks associated with the new variant. “Given the uncertainty surrounding the Omicron variant, holding the show on January 31 is simply too risky,” she continued.

A new date announced soon

The 64e However, the ceremony is not canceled but postponed in time. “We are looking forward to celebrating the biggest night of music at a future date, which will be announced soon” concluded the organizers of this great musical event which could well reward this year the jazzman Jon Batiste and the singer Justin Bieber.

With eleven and eight nominations respectively, the two artists are among the most nominated for this 2022 edition, followed by Billie Eilish and Olivia Rodrigo. ABBA, Paul McCartney and AC / DC are also competing this year. It will, however, be without Drake, who in early December asked to be removed from the list of nominations. Request to which the Academy had granted at the end of December.


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