James Corden Tapped to Host Grammy Awards
The late night talk show host, who hosted the Tony Awards earlier this year, will take over hosting duties from “NCIS: Los Angeles” star LL Cool J, after a five-year run.
“Thanks to ‘Carpool Karaoke,’ we’ve all been on some incredible rides with James, and The Recording Academy couldn’t be more excited to welcome his passion and enthusiasm for music, both as an entertainer and a fan, to the Grammy stage on February 12,” sRecording Academy President and CEO Neil Portnow, told the publication. “He’s got big shoes to fill after the magnificent run we had with LL Cool J, but James Corden is a commanding, dynamic showman who, we believe, is perfect to host the Grammy Awards.”
“I am truly honored to be hosting The Grammys next year,” Corden added. “It’s the biggest, most prestigious award show in music and I feel incredibly lucky to be part of such an incredible night.”
The Grammys are set to air Sunday, Feb. 12, at 8 p.m. ET, 5 p.m. PT.