The 2021 Grammys , have been postponed .
A rep for the awards
the news to 'Variety.'.
Health and travel concerns amid the persistent pandemic are to blame.
The show was originally scheduled for
Jan. 31 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
Trevor Noah was set to host, while only presenters and performers were to take the stage in person. .
According to 'Variety,' the event
may be moved to mid-March.
The postponement comes as California's COVID-19 cases continue to surge, approaching nearly 2.5 million