'Golden' performance: Harry Styles to open Grammy 2021
Along with Harry Styles taking over the stage, the Award night will also witness performances by BTS, Taylor Swift, Cardi B, Post Malone and Billie Eilish, among others.
With Trevor Noah hosting one of the biggest celebrations in the music world, the 63rd Grammy Awards is all set to bedazzle the music lovers on Sunday night. To add to the excitement it’s confirmed that the English singer-songwriter Harry Styles will open the night.
Jack Sussman, CBS executive VP of specials, music and live events, confirmed the performance. The award night is scheduled to take place on Sunday. "You don't want to miss the top of the show. It's going to be music coming at you heavy and hard like you've not seen it before. We've got Harry Styles, this incredible entertainer, at the top of the show and we'll just keep coming at you," he told Variety.
The former One Direction member is nominated for three Grammys - Best Pop Vocal Album for Fine Line, Best Pop Solo Performance for Watermelon Sugar and Best Music Video for Adore You.
Also scheduled to perform during Sunday's three-and-a-half hour show are BTS, Taylor Swift, Cardi B, Post Malone, Billie Eilish, Doja Cat, Miranda Lambert and Megan Thee Stallion, among others.
Boycott spree: 2021 Grammy Awards
Canadian singer-songwriter The Weeknd has announced that he won't allow his music label to submit his music for future nomination to the Recording Academy, after being snubbed completely by the jury at the 2021 Grammys.
"Because of the secret committees, I will no longer allow my label to submit my music to the Grammys," he said in a statement to New York Times.
Earlier, the 31-year-old had taken to Twitter and asked the Recording Academy for "an explanation" shortly after the body announced the nominations for the 63rd Grammys, which included zero nominations for his album "After Hours", despite the fact that one of its singles, "Blinding Lights" created a record for being at the top of the on US Billboard charts for an entire year.
Recently, British singer-songwriter Zayn Malik slammed the Awards on Twitter claiming that the body was corrupt and heavily biased. Zayn slammed the Recording Academy and the Grammy awards, accusing them of being biased and corrupt, and ignoring those who dont stay in touch with them.
Zayn wrote on Twitter: "F*** the grammys and everyone associated. Unless you shake hands and send gifts, there's no nomination considerations. Next year I'll send you a basket of confectionary."
(With Inputs from IANS)