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Recording Academy Postpones 2021 Grammys Awards Due to COVID-19

The 63rd Grammy Awards have been postponed due to rising COVID-19 cases in California where the award show is hosted.

According to EWN, the 63rd Grammy Awards show has been postponed due to rising COVID-19 infection rates in California. The highly acclaimed recording academy released a statement that the awards will no longer take place at the end of January. This follows after the Los Angeles County was announced as the epicenter for the pandemic in California, according to USA Today. Interim CEO and President of the Recording Academy Harvey Mason Jr. reportedly released a statement this past Tuesday evening stating that they were acting on sound reason.

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