Organizers of the Grammy Awards has postponed this year’s edition of the prestigious award due to fears of coronavirus.
The award which is one of the biggest music awards was slated to take place on January 31, 2021.
The organizers has now fixed March 14 as the new date of the 63rd Grammy Awards after the number of coronavirus cases increased in Los Angeles where the event will take place.
A statement from Recording Academy, which runs the Grammys reads;
“Nothing is more important than the health and safety of those in our music community and the hundreds of people who work tirelessly on producing the show,”
“We announced the same date for the SAG Awards last July with the intent to give the greatest possible scheduling consideration for other awards shows,”
“We expect the same consideration from sister organizations throughout the industry.”
Meanwhile, last year Grammy Awards, Burna Boy’s album “African Giant” was nominated for the Best World Music Album category, although he lost to Beninese legendary singer, Angelique Kidjo.