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Trevor Noah Of "The Daily Show" Returns To Host The 2022 GRAMMYs Awards Show
Editor's Note: The 2022 GRAMMYs Awards show, officially known as the 64th GRAMMY Awards, has been rescheduled to Sunday, April 3, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The below article was updated on Tuesday, Jan. 18, to reflect the new show date and location.
The Recording Academy and CBS announced today that Trevor Noah, Comedy Central's Emmy Award-winning "The Daily Show" host and comedian, will return to host the 2022 GRAMMYs Awards show, officially known as the 64th GRAMMY Awards. Music's Biggest Night will broadcast live from Crypto.com Arena (currently STAPLES Center) in Los Angeles Mon, Jan. 31, 2022 (8-11:30 p.m. ET live/5-8:30 p.m. PT live) on the CBS Television Network, and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+*. Previously, Noah hosted the 63rd GRAMMY Awards, which took place in March.
"Trevor was amazing as our host for the 63rd GRAMMY Awards with praise from the music community, music fans and critics," Harvey Mason jr., CEO of the Recording Academy, said. "We're so excited to welcome Trevor back to the GRAMMYs stage and feel fortunate to once again have him hosting what we believe will be an unforgettable evening."
"Trevor brought his trademark talent and versatility to last March's GRAMMYs, and we can't wait for him to host the event on CBS and Paramount+ again this year," George Cheeks, President and CEO, CBS and Chief Content Officer, News & Sports, Paramount+, said.
Last week, the Recording Academy revealed the nominations for the 64th GRAMMY Awards and announced that, for the first time, there are 10 nominees in each of the General Field Categories: Record Of The Year, Album Of The Year, Song Of The Year, and Best New Artist. This year's leading nominees include Jon Batiste (11), Justin Bieber (8), Doja Cat (8), H.E.R. (8), Billie Eilish (7), and Olivia Rodrigo (7).
As the only peer-selected music accolade, the GRAMMY Awards are voted on by the Recording Academy's voting membership body of music makers, who represent all genres and creative disciplines, including recording artists, songwriters, producers, mixers, and engineers.
The 64th GRAMMY Awards are produced by Fulwell 73 Productions for the Recording Academy. Ben Winston, Jesse Collins and Raj Kapoor are executive producers and Jeannae Rouzan Clay joins the team as co-executive producer. Hamish Hamilton returns as director and Kapoor serves as showrunner.
Prior to the 64th GRAMMY Awards telecast, the annual GRAMMY Awards Premiere Ceremony will be held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Mon, Jan. 31, 2022, at 12:30 p.m. PT; the Premiere Ceremony will stream live on GRAMMY.com and the Recording Academy's YouTube channel.
*Paramount+ Premium subscribers will have access to stream live via the live feed of their local CBS affiliate on the service as well as on demand. Essential-tier subscribers will have access to on-demand the day after the special airs.