Grammys Back To New York After 15 Years

Grammys Back To New York After 15 Years

After months of widespread rumors from both city officials and Recording Academy sources, it’s now official: the Grammy Awards will return to New York City in 2018 for the first time since 2003, after spending more than a decade in Los Angeles.

Next year’s main event, which will be its 60th edition, is set to take place on Jan. 28, 2018 at Madison Square Garden, and will once again air on CBS.

Throughout much of the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s, the Grammys essentially rotated back and forth between New York and Los Angeles, before setting up shop long-term at the Staples Center in L.A. beginning in 2004. The effort to bring the event back to NYC in 2018 was the result of a years-long process that began as early as 2014, and kicked into high gear over the past year.

The news came with a video by Spike Lee featuring the director, along with a host of iconic musicians, as they recount New York’s history with music.

Watch video below:

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