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Grammy organisers set new date for 63rd award ceremony


The organisers of the annual Grammy Awards have announced a new date for the 63rd ceremony which was postponed earlier.

Recall that Wuzup Nigeria reported that ceremony which was originally scheduled for January 31st was postponed due to concerns over the spread of Covid-19.

However, the new date was confirmed in a joint statement signed by HARVEY MASON JR., Chair & Interim President/CEO of the Recording Academy; JACK SUSSMAN, Executive Vice President, Specials, Music, Live Events and Alternative Programming, CBS; and BEN WINSTON, GRAMMY Awards Executive Producer, Fulwell 73 Productions.

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According to the statement on Grammys official website, the Recording Academy confirmed that the ceremony will now hold on March 14, 2021.

“After thoughtful conversations with health experts, our host and artists scheduled to appear, we are rescheduling the 63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards to be broadcast Sunday, March 14, 2021.

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“The deteriorating COVID situation in Los Angeles, with hospital services being overwhelmed, ICUs having reached capacity, and new guidance from state and local governments have all led us to conclude that postponing our show was the right thing to do.

“Nothing is more important than the health and safety of those in our music community and the hundreds of people who work tirelessly on producing the show.

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“We want to thank all of the talented artists, the staff, our vendors and, especially this year’s nominees for their understanding, patience and willingness to work with us as we navigate these unprecedented times #GRAMMYs.