by Omoleye Omoruyi
One of the world’s most popular music night, has moved its annual venue from Los Angeles to New York, organisers of the annual Grammy awards have announced.
The 60th edition of the Grammy awards will take place on January 28 at Manhattan’s Madison square, where it was held in 2003.
New York city mayor, Bill de Blasio, who championed the move, said in a statement, “playing host to the music industry’s marquee awards show is a unique creative, artistic and economic boom to the rich cultural fabric of our city”.
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The announcement is followed by a short film directed by Spike Lee, where New York musicians including Lauper and Tony Bennett highlighted the city’s musical history and venues.