Cor­den to host 2017 Gram­mys

The Sun (Malaysia) - - ENTERTAINMENT -

BRI­TISH im­port James Cor­den ( be­low) is to host the Grammy Awards show in Fe­bru­ary 2017.

Cor­den is well-known for his ap­pear­ance on the fre­quently star-stud­ded

seg­ment Acad­emy couldn’t be more ex­cited to wel­come his pas­sion and en­thu­si­asm for mu­sic,” said Neil Port­now, pres­i­dent of awards or­gan­iser The Record­ing Acad­emy, in a state­ment.

“He’s got big shoes to fill af­ter the mag­nif­i­cent run we had with L.L. Cool J, but James Cor­den is a com­mand­ing, dy­namic show­man who, we be­lieve, is per­fect to host the Grammy Awards.” The an­nual mu­sic awards show has been broad­cast by CBS since 1973, the same net­work which backed Cor­den as a chat-show host on The

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