It has been reported that the sixty fourth Grammy Awards has been postponed because of a nationwide spike in COVID-19 circumstances pushed by the Omicron variant.
The show was scheduled to happen on January 31 however might be rescheduled for a future date, The Recording Academy and CBS stated in a joint assertion on Wednesday.
“After cautious consideration and evaluation with city and state officials, well being and security specialists, the artist neighborhood and our many companions, the Recording Academy and CBS have postponed the sixty fourth Annual GRAMMY Awards Show,” the assertion stated.
“The well being and security of these in our music neighborhood, the live viewers, and the lots of of people that work tirelessly to supply our show stays our prime precedence. Given the uncertainty surrounding the Omicron variant, holding the show on January 31 merely incorporates too many dangers.”
Nominations for the awards had been introduced on November 23 and had been chosen from tasks released between September 1, 2020, and September 30, 2021.
Jon Batiste leads the pack with 11 complete nominations, with Justin Bieber and R&B artist H.E.R tying in second with eight nominations. Rapper Jay-Z grew to become essentially the most nominated artist within the show’s historical past, with 83 nods, after getting three nominations.