The 64th Grammy Awards have been rescheduled and will now be broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 3 2022.
“I'm so pleased to let you know that the 64th Annual Grammy Awards have been rescheduled and will now be broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 3 (8:00-11:30 PM, live ET/5:00-8:30 PM, live PT) on the CBS Television Network and will be available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+,” said Recording Academy CEO Harvey Mason jr.
“We are excited to take the Grammys to Las Vegas for the very first time, and to put on a world-class show. From the moment we announced the postponement of “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 and our production partners at Fulwell 73 have shown during these challenging weeks and the flexibility of everyone who worked toward this solution.”
The 2022 Grammy Awards ceremony was originally set to take place in L.A on January 31, however was postponed amid concerns over Covid and the rapidly spreading Omicron variant.
The current Omicron outbreak and the uncertainty it has caused around major events “simply contains too many risks”, said a statement by the Recording Academy and CBS.
The 2021 Grammy Awards show was also postponed until March and took the form of a hybrid event, incorporating both in-person and digital elements.
Check out the full list of Grammy Awards 2022 nominees here.
Trevor Noah, the Emmy Award-winning host of The Daily Show, will return as master of ceremonies for the 2022 ceremony.
Additional details about the dates and locations of other official Grammy Week events, including the Grammy Awards Premiere Ceremony, MusiCares' Person of the Year, and the Pre-Grammy Gala, will be announced soon.