James Cor­den is re­turn­ing to host 2018 Gram­mys

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Aday af­ter fel­low latenight host Jimmy Kim­mel was an­nounced as the Os­cars host for the sec­ond con­sec­u­tive year, The Late Late Show host James Cor­den (right) has also been tapped to lead next year’s Grammy awards once again. Cor­den, 38, will host the 2018’s big­gest mu­sic night af­ter mak­ing his suc­cess­ful de­but at the cer­e­mony this Fe­bru­ary. The news was made of­fi­cial on Wed­nes­day ac­cord­ing to The Hol­ly­wood Reporter. The 60th edi­tion of Gram­mys will be held at Madi­son Square Gar­den in New York City next year

Los An­ge­les based, Cor­den, who has also in the past hosted the Tony Awards (for ex­cel­lence in the­atre), has reg­u­larly show­cased his mu­si­cal flu­ency on his pop­u­lar talk show, which has the seg­ment Car­pool Karaoke, in which he and his mu­si­cal guests sing along to their songs whilst driv­ing on a planned route.

Dur­ing the Gram­mys last year, Cor­den, in his open­ing mono­logue took pot­shots at Don­ald Trump, rap­ping, “with Pres­i­dent Trump, we don’t know what comes next”. The high­light of the night was the co­me­dian bring­ing his sig­na­ture mu­si­cal seg­ment to the Gram­mys stage, lead­ing a sing-along with stars in­clud­ing Jen­nifer Lopez, John Leg­end and Keith Ur­ban. The 60th Grammy Awards will air Jan­uary 28 next year.

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