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63rd annual Grammy Awards postponed amid spike in COVID-19 cases


63rd annual Grammy Awards postponed amid spike in COVID-19 cases
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63rd annual Grammy Awards postponed amid spike in COVID-19 cases

The COVID19 pandemic has turn out to be the rationale for all times coming to a standstill everywhere in the world. From the shoots of the movies to awards features, many occasions have been both canceled, postponed, or shifted to on-line this yr. The 63rd annual Grammy Awards which have been set to be introduced this month, have been delayed amid issues about COVID-18, as reported by The New York Times (NYT) on Tuesday (native time). The awards present will now be held on March 14, in accordance with an announcement from Grammy organizers. 

“The deteriorating Covid situation in Los Angeles, with hospital services being overwhelmed, I.C.U.s 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,” stated the assertion, which was signed by executives on the Recording Academy, which presents the Grammys, and CBS, its longtime broadcast associate as quoted by NYT.

“Nothing is more important,” it added, “than the health and safety of those in our music community and the hundreds of people who work tirelessly on producing the show.” The delay comes lower than 4 weeks earlier than the ceremony was to be held, on Jan 31, and as unions and leisure business teams have known as to droop in-person tv and movie manufacturing in Los Angeles, citing the surging COVID-19 cases. Beyonce has essentially the most nominations for the ceremony, with 9 in eight classes. Taylor Swift, Dua Lipa and the rapper Roddy Ricch are among the many different main contenders for awards.

“The Oscars were postponed two months from their original Feb. 28 date to April 25, with the format of the ceremony not yet determined. A week after that delay was announced, the Golden Globes then said that it would hold its ceremony, typically scheduled for January, in-person — as usual, at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif. — on February 28 instead,” The New York Times reported additional.

 

(With ANI inputs)



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