0555 GMT May 26, 2022
CBS and the Recording Academy announced on Tuesday that the Grammy Awards will take place in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 3rd, one week after the Academy Awards. The ceremony was originally to occur later this month, in Los Angeles, but it was postponed due to the pandemic, CNN reported.
“We are excited to take the Grammys to Las Vegas for the very first time, and to put on a world-class show,” Harvey Mason Jr., CEO of the Recording Academy, said in a statement.
“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.”
The CMT Music Awards, a show in which fans vote for their favorite country music artists, was supposed to take place on April 3rd. That event will move to a later date and air on CBS, according to the network. The Grammy Awards will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena with “The Daily Show” host Trevor Noah as the night’s master of ceremonies.