Trevor Noah to Host 66th Grammys, His 4th Year In A Row

BY JO Mensah December 14, 2023 9:58 PM EDT
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South African comedian and television host Trevor Noah will be the host of the 2024 Grammy Awards.

Noah taking the stage at the 66th Grammy Awards, will mark an impressive fourth consecutive year with him as the event’s master of ceremonies.

The highly anticipated event is scheduled to take place on February 4, 2024, at the Arena in Los Angeles, promising a night of musical celebration that will be broadcast live on CBS and Paramount+.

Noah, not only the face but also a producer of the show, has become a trusted choice for the Recording Academy, which has demonstrated its confidence in him by inviting him back for the last three yearsxa.

The 39-year-old comedian has left an indelible mark on the entertainment industry through his seven-year stint as the host of “The Daily Show.”

The 2024 Grammy Awards ceremony is poised to showcase the talents of various artists, with SZA leading the pack with an impressive nine nominations, including coveted categories such as record of the year, song of the year, and best R&B performance. Phoebe Bridgers closely follows with six nominations, while Billie Eilish, Lil Nas X, and Olivia Rodrigo each boast five nominations.

Noah’s hosting style has consistently garnered praise for its humor and wit, injecting a breath of fresh air into the awards ceremony. Viewers can expect a lively and engaging evening, building on the success of his previous hosting stints. The 2023 ceremony, hosted by Trevor Noah, drew in over 8 million viewers, attesting to his widespread appeal.

Against the backdrop of the Recording Academy facing scrutiny for its lack of diversity and representation, Noah’s recurring appointment as the host for the fourth consecutive year has been viewed as a positive step forward. The comedian has been an outspoken advocate for greater diversity in the entertainment industry, and his continued role as the host underscores his commitment to this important cause.