South African-born comedian Trevor Noah must be in the good graces of The Recording Academy since The Daily Show host was booked for his second gig as host of the 2022 Grammy Awards.
Trevor Noah returns as Grammys host
In a statement, The Recording Academy’s CEO Harvey Mason Jr praised Comedy Central‘s Emmy Award-winning host for the professional display he showed last year and, in his opinion, his return as master of ceremonies at the 2022 Grammy Awards was a no-brainer.
“Trevor was amazing as our host for the 63rd GRAMMY Awards with praise from the music community, music fans and critics. We’re so excited to welcome Trevor back to the GRAMMYs stage and feel fortunate to once again have him hosting what we believe will be an unforgettable evening,” Mason Jr. said.
In his usual comedic fashion, this is how Noah reacted to the announcement:
2022 Grammy Awards: How to watch live in South Africa
The 64th Grammy Awards ceremony will be broadcast live from the Crypto.com Arena (formerly known as the Staples Centre) in Los Angeles (LA) on Monday 31 January 2022 from 20:00 EST. In South Africa, the event may be simulcast on DStv’s M-Net channel (101/103) on Tuesday 1 February 2022 from 02:00.
Those with VPNs can easily tune into the live broadcast on CBS and/or Paramount+.
Here’s what George Cheeks, President and CEO at CBS, and Chief Content Officer, News and Sports on Paramount+, said about the prospect of seeing Noah return to host the Grammys.
“Trevor brought his trademark talent and versatility to last March’s GRAMMYs, and we can’t wait for him to host the event on CBS and Paramount+ again this year.”George Cheeks, CBS and Paramount+ CEO
The full 2022 Grammy Awards nominations list is currently out.