LAS VEGAS (CBSLA) — The 64th annual Grammy Awards will now be held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on April 3, the Recording Academy has announced.
The ceremony was originally scheduled for Jan. 31 at Crypto.com Arena in downtown Los Angeles but was postponed due to growing concerns surrounding the Omicron variant.
Trevor Noah will return as master of ceremonies.
With the Grammy ceremony shifting airdates, the CMT Music Awards will move from its originally scheduled date of Sunday, April 3 to a later date in April.
Information about the date and location of the awards show will be announced in the coming weeks.
"Once we realized the need to move the GRAMMY Awards to a later date due to current health concerns, we came together quickly with our partners at the Recording Academy and CMT, to strategically reschedule these two incredible music events and utilize the full power of the ViacomCBS ecosystem to promote them," said Jack Sussman, Executive Vice President, Specials, Music, Live Events & Alternative Programming, CBS. "Coming out of an exciting month of college basketball on CBS, we're thrilled to continue our programming momentum with these two big live events for television in the spring."
"We are excited to take the GRAMMYs to Las Vegas for the very first time, and to put on a world-class show," said Harvey Mason Jr., CEO of the Recording Academy. "From the moment we announced the postponement of the original show date, we have been inundated with heartfelt messages of support and solidarity from the artist community. We are humbled by their generosity and grateful for their unwavering commitment to the GRAMMY Awards and the Academy's mission. We appreciate the leadership CBS has shown during these challenging weeks and the flexibility of the CMTs and others who worked toward this solution."
The 2022 Grammy Awards will now broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena from 8:00-11:30 p.m. on CBS Television Network and available live and on demand on Paramount+.
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