2019 Grammy nominations announcement delayed by George Bush funeral

The nominees will now be confirmed on Friday.

December 03, 2018
2019 Grammy nominations announcement delayed by George Bush funeral Grammy trophies sit in the press room during the 60th Annual Grammy Awards on January 28, 2018, in New York.   Don Emmert/Getty

Nominations for the 2019 Grammy Awards were due to be announced to the public on Wednesday, December 5. However, following the death of George H.W. Bush and subsequent memorial services, the announcement will now take place on Friday, December 7.

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Bush passed away on Saturday and will be buried at a state funeral in Washington on Wednesday. Bush’s body arrived Monday in Washington for public viewing with a private service at a family plot in Houston scheduled for Thursday.

A full list of Grammy nominees will be available at 8:45 a.m. EST on Grammy.com. The 61st Annual Grammy Awards ceremony will be held on February 10, 2019 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

2019 Grammy nominations announcement delayed by George Bush funeral