Who organizes the Grammy Awards, where are they held and how are the votes? All about these awards

We are still living the hangover from the Oscar Awards and we already have to prepare for the Grammy Awards. After having left behind a film festival in which violence unfortunately ended up being the true protagonist, it is time to look forward and put our eyes on the US music awards: the Grammys.

Next Sunday, April 3, when In our country, either the morning of Monday, April 4l, these important awards will be presented. But who are in charge of organizing and awarding the Grammy Awards? How do the votes work to choose the winner? Where will the gala be? Who will present it? What performances are confirmed? Here we advance all the details of what is to come so that next Sunday you do not miss anything.

The Recording Academy organizes the Grammys and chooses the winners

The entity in charge of organizing the Grammy Awards is the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United Statesan organization founded in 1957 that represents vocalists, composers, producers and other professionals linked to the music industry and that its purpose is to ensure that the recording arts continue to reap benefits and contribute to the cultural heritage of the United States and the rest of the world.

The Recording Academy is also the body that chooses the different winners of these awards and who establishes the categories that are disputed each year. However, all those artists who want to be nominated must take the initiative and register. If the proposal does not come from them, the Recording Academy cannot propose them as candidates to take the gramophone home as it happens with the Oscar Awards and the Film Academy.

Once the deadline to register and come out as a nominee closes, more than 350 experts in different musical areas review the songs and recordings to verify that they meet the requirements established to compete in each of the categories.

At the end of this first screening, the members of the Recording Academy vote in each of their specialty areas and also in the general categories, that is, Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year and Best New Artist. From this first vote, the nominees of each edition come out, who are none other than the five that have received the most support in their category.

In a second round of voting, choosing among the five candidates, the members of the Academy with the right to vote are in charge of, solely measuring their musical quality, designating the name of the work or artist that will be designated as the winner at the following award ceremony. the Grammy Awards.

Where is the Grammy Awards gala?

This 2022 the 64th edition of the Grammy Awards will take place in Las Vegas and not at the Staples Center in Los Angeles as initially planned. The US Recording Academy will finally celebrate its gala in the city of Nevada after having to postpone it for two months due to the appearance of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus.

The 64th edition of the Grammys has changed its date and location due to the Covid-19 pandemic

The event will be held specifically at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, a state built in 1993 and that has the capacity to house up to 16,800 people inside.

Trevor Noah will be the presenter of the Grammys 2022

Trevor Noah will host the 2022 Grammys. / Rich Fury/Getty Images

this 2022 Trevor Noah will once again host the 64th Grammy Awards after having taken the witness to Alicia Keys in 2021. The South African presenter, comedian, writer and producer is quite a celebrity in the United States, where he is in charge of presenting the successful Comedy Central format, TheDailyShowand therefore, his face will be well known both by the public that follows the Grammys from home and by all those who go to the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

BTS, Olivia Rodrigo and much more on the Grammy stage

East 2022 the Grammys will arrive loaded with stellar performances. They will take the stage to perform some of their greatest hits from young singer-songwriter Olivia Rodrigo, the K-Pop band BTS, Billie Eilish, Lil Nas X and many more relevant artists.

We would like to give thanks to the author of this short article for this remarkable material

Who organizes the Grammy Awards, where are they held and how are the votes? All about these awards