'The Daily Show's' Trevor Noah to host Grammy Awards

Comedian and "Daily Show" host Trevor NoahTrevor NoahTrevor Noah blasts African travel ban over omicron Overnight Energy & Environment — Presented by the American Petroleum Institute — Dems vow to keep emissions cuts Monica Lewinsky: 'The idea that I bore more responsibility' than Clinton is 'insane' MORE will emcee the 63rd Grammy Awards on Jan. 31, the Recording Academy announced Tuesday.

"Despite the fact that I am extremely disappointed that the GRAMMYs have refused to have me sing or be nominated for Best Pop Album, I am thrilled to be hosting this auspicious event," Noah, who will be hosting the Grammys for the first time, said in a statement. "I think as a one-time GRAMMY nominee, I am the best person to provide a shoulder to all the amazing artists who do not win on the night because I too know the pain of not winning the award! (This is a metaphorical shoulder, I'm not trying to catch Corona). See you at the 63rd GRAMMYs!"


Harvey Mason Jr., chairman and interim president and CEO of the Recording Academy, called Noah a "dynamic host, comedian and personality" well-equipped for the task.

"With a knack for keeping viewers engaged and entertained, Trevor is the perfect choice to lead us through what's sure to be an incredible evening full of music, unforgettable moments, unity and inspiration," he said.

The Recording Academy released the complete list of Grammy nominations Tuesday, with Beyoncé leading with nine. Taylor SwiftTaylor Alison SwiftThe Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Facebook - Pelosi takes victory lap after breaking months-long standoff The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by ExxonMobil - House to vote on Biden social spending bill after McCarthy delay The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by ExxonMobil - Gosar censured as GOP drama heightens MORE, Dua Lipa and Roddy Rich follow close behind with six nominations each.

The Grammys will air on CBS starting at 8 p.m. Eastern on Sunday, Jan. 31.