UPDATE: The 2021 SAG Awards have been postponed.
In an effort to keep away from a battle with the 2021 Grammys on March 14, the SAG Awards will now be held the next month on Sunday, April 4.
Appears to be like like music followers must wait a bit longer for the 2021 Grammys.
On Tuesday, Jan. 5, the Recording Academy introduced that the distinguished awards present has been postponed because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The present, which was slated to happen in only a few weeks on Jan. 31, has now been rescheduled for March 14, 2021.
“After considerate conversations with well being consultants, our host and artists scheduled to seem, we’re rescheduling ‘The 63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards’ to be broadcast Sunday, March 14, 2021,” an announcement learn. “The deteriorating COVID scenario in Los Angeles, with hospital companies being overwhelmed, ICUs having reached capability, and new steering from state and native governments have all led us to conclude that suspending our present was the best factor to do. Nothing is extra essential than the well being and security of these in our music neighborhood and the lots of of people that work tirelessly on producing the present.”
The assertion concluded, “We need to thank all the proficient artists, the employees, our distributors and particularly this yr’s nominees for his or her understanding, endurance and willingness to work with us as we navigate these unprecedented occasions.”
Although the set-up for the occasion was already deliberate to be a lot totally different than earlier years—no reside viewers and solely presenters and performers on-site—the pushed again date could lead to much more security protocols.