The Daily Show’s, Trevor Noah, is set to host the 63rd GRAMMY Awards. Trevor Noah was nominated for a GRAMMY (2020) in the category of Best Comedy Album for ‘Trevor Noah: Son of Patricia’. Noah said “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!” The GRAMMY Awards will be broadcast on January 31, 2021 on CBS. This is Trevor Noah’s first time to host the awards that should be entertaining. Earlier this year the Recording Academy CEO announced that after “evaluating the Awards process; evolving it to ensure the GRAMMY Awards are inclusive and reflect the current state of the music industry.”
The Grammys listed four awards who received a revamp and they are as follows:
Best Urban Contemporary Album is now Best Progressive R&B Album
Best Rap/Sung Performance Category is now Best Melodic Rap Performance
Latin Pop Album has been renamed Best Latin Pop Or Urban Album
Latin Rock, Urban Or Alternative Album has been renamed Best Latin Rock Or Alternative Album.
There were also changes made regarding what makes an artist eligible for the coveted Best New Artist award.