Grammy award nominated comedian, Trevor Noah has been announced as the host of the 63rd Grammy Awards which will air January 31st, 2021 on CBS.
This will be the first time Trevor Noah will serve as the master of ceremonies for the Grammys, or any of the other major awards shows.
“Despite the fact that I am extremely disappointed that the GRAMMYs have refused to have me sing or be nominated for best pop album, I am thrilled to be hosting this auspicious event,” Noah said in a statement.
“I think as a one-time GRAMMY nominee, I am the best person to provide a shoulder to all the amazing artists who do not win on the night because I too know the pain of not winning the award! (This is a metaphorical shoulder, I’m not trying to catch Corona). See you at the 63rd GRAMMYs!”
Harvey Mason jr., Chair & Interim President/CEO of the Recording Academy, said: “With a knack for keeping viewers engaged and entertained, Trevor is the perfect choice to lead us through what’s sure to be an incredible evening full of music, unforgettable moments, unity and inspiration,
“He is a dynamic host, comedian and personality, and we’re thrilled to welcome him to the GRAMMY stage as host of Music’s Biggest Night for the first time.”
Trevor Noah was announced as host just hours before the Grammys revealed the full list of nominees for the 2021 show.