What We Know About The 2021 Grammys

From performers to host and location, here is everything you need to know about music’s biggest night.

Natalie Daniels

AfterBuzz TV Host & Writer
Posted On: March 7th, 2021 9:33 pm pst

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What we know about the 2021 Grammys

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On Sunday, the Recording Academy announced the list of performers for this year’s Grammy Awards. To get ready for the ceremony, we have a breakdown of what we know so far about the show.

The Nominees

In November, the Recording Academy released their nominees for the 2021 Grammys. Among those nominees include Grammy winners Beyoncé and Taylor Swift. There are also some first-time nominees, including Harry Styles, Doja Cat, Megan Thee Stallion, BTS, and Phoebe Bridgers.

Click here for a full list of nominees. 

The Date And Location

While the Grammys originally was planned for January 31st at the Los Angeles Staple Center, the show was postponed until March 14th. The show will now take place inside Los Angeles Convention center and around the buildings’ surroundings with no live-in-studio audience.

Trevor Noah As Host

The Daily Show host will take the reins as host for the 2021 Grammys. This is the first time the Grammy-nominated comedian will use his hosting skills for the Grammy stage.

Honoring Independent Venues

The award ceremony will pay tribute to music venues affected by the pandemic. Club workers from venues like The Troubadour and The Hotel Café in LA, The Apollo Theater in NYC, and The Station Inn in Nashville will present the awards for various categories.

We can’t wait for all the performances and unforgettable moments at this year’s Grammys! Make sure to tune in on Sunday, March 14th at 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m PT on CBS to watch the ceremony!

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About The Author:

Natalie Daniels is a Journalism major at Emerson College in Boston and an intern at AfterBuzz TV. With her love of entertainment news and positive storytelling, she is passionate about all things music, TV/ movies, and pop culture.

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