Alicia Keys to Return as Host of the 2020 Grammys

She's back! Alicia Keys has signed on to emcee next year's Grammy Awards, which takes place on Jan. 26 in Los Angeles

By McKenna Aiello 14 Nov, 2019 4:00 AMTags
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She's baaackAlicia Keys is officially hosting the 2020 Grammys. 

After wowing the crowd during last year's Grammy Awards, the singer-songwriter will emcee the star-studded ceremony for a second time. 

"At first, I did think last year was a one-time thing, but when the opportunity came back around, there was no question about returning as host," Keys said in a statement, peThe Hollywood Reporter. "Last year was such a powerful experience for me. Not only did I feel the love in the room, but I felt it from around the world, and it confirmed the healing and unifying power of music."

Recording Academy president Deborah Dugan spoke to Alicia's undeniable talent, sharing, "From best new artist recipient to Grammy Award host, Alicia Keys has been a beacon of artistry within the music community for more than two decades. Last year was a testament to her compelling creativity, and we are thrilled that she will return to the Grammy stage as our host."

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The 2020 Grammys take place on Sunday, January 26, 2020. Nominees will be announced on Nov. 20. 

Alicia, who has won 15 Grammys throughout her career, is now the third woman to host the telecast more than once behind Ellen DeGeneres and Rosie O'Donnell.

Watch: Alicia Keys Tells Why She's Exited to Host 2019 Grammys

It's safe to say awards season is officially in full swing, and we can't wait to see Alicia shine once again!