Trevor Noah has been booked to host the 64th Annual Grammy Awards, CBS and the Recording Academy announced Wednesday.
The show will broadcast live from Crypto.com Arena (currently known as Staples Center) in Los Angeles on January 31. The Daily Show host also emceed the Grammys earlier this year.
“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 in a statement. “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.”
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Added CBS President and CEO George Cheeks, “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.”
The Grammy nominees were announced last week, with Soul composer and The Late Show bandleader, Jon Batiste, leading the competition with 11 nominations including Record of the Year and Album of the Year. He also picked up nominations in the R&B, jazz and American roots categories.
Justin Bieber, H.E.R. and Doja Cat followed with eight nods each. Billie Eilish and Olivia Rodrigo each picked up seven.
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The 64th Annual 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.
The Grammys will air live on Monday, Jan. 31, 2022 from 8:00-11:30 PM ET/5:00-8:30 PM PT on the CBS Television Network. The show will also be available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+.