The Grammy Awards are not going to take place this month, as it was scheduled earlier. The Award ceremony has been postponed, which celebrates the best in music. It is due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. As per the Recording Academy, CBS, and show producers, the award ceremony isn’t going to take place on January 31, 2021. The event was set to take place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Trevor Noah was also set to host the awards ceremony. There is a deteriorating situation in Los Angles due to the COVID-19 rising cases.Image Credit: MobileSyrup
According to media sources, the Grammy Award function’s delay was signed by Harvey Mason, Jr., chair and interim president and CEO of the Recording Academy. The officials have added that they appreciate and thank all the vendors, staff, and nominees for understanding the situation. The top nominees for this year’s Grammy Awards are Beyoncé, Dua Lipa, Roddy Ricch, and Taylor Swift. The move to postpone Grammy Awards has come after media professionals are calling off productions in COVID-plagued Southern California. There is a crisis in the Southern Californian hospitals. Patients are dying in the ambulances because emergency rooms are overwhelmed. According to SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris, there is not a safe environment for in-person production at the moment.
The Grammy Awards Put On Ice Due to Covid-19 Pandemic. The award function has been called off due to the worse health crisis in Southern California. The Golden State is experiencing the worst crisis of its history as the ongoing pandemic has engulfed the entire state and the COVID-19 cases are on the rise. The ICUs in hospitals are reaching their capacity. The services are also being overwhelmed. The new guidance by the state has led them to cancel the show. According to a statement issued by officials, they believe that the public’s safety and health are more important than anything else. It is also their foremost priority to provide safety to those working tirelessly to produce the show.