Clive Davis Illness forces postponement of annual pre-Grammys gala – Deadline

Clive Davis’ annual pre-Grammy Awards gala, which is a staple of music awards season, has been postponed until May, as Davis recovers from Bell’s palsy, a temporary condition that causes paralysis of certain muscles in the body. face.

Iconic producer and man A&R, 88, is said to be in high spirits and should make a full recovery, according to to a Davis representative who spoke with Variety.

The Grammys were slated for Jan. 31 on CBS live from Staples Center in Los Angeles, with Trevor Noah hosting an already scaled-down event. They are now set for March 14.

Despite the date change, Davis kept his original date of the night before the night before in January, which served as a benefit to MusiCares, the charitable arm of Grammy organizer The Recording Academy. The plan was to hold a second gala on March 13 to benefit the Grammy Museum. It will now be in May.

Davis has hosted the pre-Grammys gala since the mid-1970s, a must-attend event that featured performances from the best in the music world.

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