Updated December 16th, 2023 at 22:26 IST
Trevor Noah to host 2023 GRAMMYs for third consecutive year
Emmy-winning comedian Trevor Noah is confirmed as 2023 GRAMMYs host, returning for the third consecutive year.
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Renowned comedian Trevor Noah is set to return as the host for the 2023 GRAMMYs, marking his third consecutive year at the helm of music's biggest night. The Emmy Award-winning entertainer previously graced the GRAMMYs stage in 2021 and 2022, showcasing his formidable talent and now making a triumphant comeback for the upcoming event on Sunday, Feb. 5. The live broadcast will air on the CBS Television Network and stream on Paramount+ from the iconic Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles.
Having departed his role as the host of The Daily Show, Noah confirmed his return to the GRAMMYs through his social media platforms, aligning with the reveal of his feature on the cover of this year's Billboard GRAMMY Voter Guide issue.
The third time charm for Trevor Noah
In addition to his hosting duties, Noah is set to take on the role of producer for the event. Expressing his enthusiasm for orchestrating the multifaceted show, Noah shared his admiration for the GRAMMYs, emphasizing the platform's unique ability to showcase artists in their rawest element—performing live. Noah reflected on the intricate process of merging diverse musical genres, syncing musicians and audiences, and appreciating the raw talent displayed during the live performances.
The announcement of Noah's return surfaced during an episode of his podcast, "What Now? with Trevor Noah," where he eagerly shared his excitement for hosting the event, expressing his anticipation for witnessing and commenting on the show in real-time.
This news arrives on the heels of Netflix releasing the trailer for Noah's forthcoming comedy special, Trevor Noah: Where Was I, scheduled for premiere on December 19. Meanwhile, the highly anticipated GRAMMYs ceremony will spotlight SZA, leading this year's nominations with nine nods for her acclaimed album "SOS." Following closely behind, Victoria Monét boasts seven nominations for her album "Jaguar II," solidifying her position as a prominent figure in the R&B scene.
As the anticipation builds for the 2023 GRAMMYs, Noah's return signifies another night of musical celebration and recognition, promising a memorable event for both artists and audiences alike.
Published December 16th, 2023 at 22:26 IST