Trevor Noah To Host ‘Grammy Awards’ on CBS

Trevor Noah, host of 64th Annual Grammy Awards on CBS
Trevor Noah will host the Grammys on Jan. 31. (Image credit: Michael Schwartz/CBS)

Trevor Noah, host of The Daily Show on Comedy Central, will host The 64th Annual Grammy Awards on CBS. The event happens at the Arena, aka the Staples Center, in Los Angeles Jan. 31. Paramount Plus will stream the event. 

Noah hosted the Grammys earlier this year as well. 

“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 Plus again this year,” said George Cheeks, president and CEO, CBS and chief content officer, news & sports, Paramount Plus.

A comedian, Noah took over The Daily Show in 2015. He authored the book Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood

The Recording Academy gives out Grammys to the best in popular music. 

“Trevor was amazing as our host for the 63rd Grammy Awards with praise from the music community, music fans and critics,” said Harvey Mason Jr., CEO of the Recording Academy. “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.”

Fulwell 73 Productions produces the telecast. Ben Winston, Jesse Collins and Raj Kapoor are executive producers. Hamish Hamilton returns as director, and Kapoor is showrunner.

Comedy Central, CBS and Paramount Plus are part of ViacomCBS. ■ 

Michael Malone

Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.