2021 Grammys Will Have Live Performances

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2021 Grammys are Going Live

The performances at the 2021 Grammys will be live rather than pre-recorded. This news comes from Trevor Noah, this year’s host, who went on CBS This Morning to clarify what the Recording Academy has planned for the event. Noah had the following to say.

“[The Grammys] figured out a way to make an award show for the time. It’s not Zoom, it’s not ‘pandemic-y’, it’s live, in Los Angeles. They’ve got multiple stages. It’s a really cool set-up. The bands are gonna be performing for each other, and then for the at-home TV audience… It’s specifically designed for [an at-home audience].

In light of the success of The Weeknd’s socially-distanced Super Bowl performance, as well as the fact that we have entered the age of the COVID-19 vaccination, live performances are re-entering our reality. We are looking at a return to normalcy, albeit a slow (but safe!) one.

The Grammys clearly took this thinking into account. If the show’s safety measures prove to be a success, it will pave the way for the rest of the year’s music award shows. Also interesting is this bit of trivia: the show is being held on March 14th, the one-year anniversary of lockdown for many cities across the country. If all goes well, watching the Grammys live will be quite the way to celebrate getting past the virus and looking forward to a brighter future. Especially for those who love live music (like us).

So, who is performing? Could it be Beyonce, Doja Cat, and Megan Thee Stallion, who are all nominated for Record of the Year? We don’t know yet, but when we do, we’ll let you know. Keep up with us here and on your favorite social media to see our coverage of the 2021 Grammys.

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