The 65th annual Grammy Awards are still over a month away but the Recording Academy has announced that comedian Trevor Noah will return for a third year to host the gala musical event.  He will also serve as one of the show’s producers.  The Emmy Award winning entertainer recently retired from his position of host of “The Daily Show”.

Noah spoke on his previous engagements as host of the Grammy Awards to Billboard Magazine saying, “I’m enjoying the fact that we’re juggling flaming swords.  Just putting it all together, combining different genres, getting the musicians in sync with each other and the audience, keeping the audience in tune with what’s happening. One of my favorite things about the Grammy’s as a whole is it is one of the few places where you get to experience artists in their rawest element, which is performing their music live … there’s nothing like it. You develop a deep appreciation for what these people are doing beyond just the music that they make.”

Beyonce tops the list of nominees with nine nominations; Kendrick Lamar, Adele, Brandi Carlile, Harry Styles, Mary J. Blige, Future, DJ Khaled, The-Dream, and master engineer Randy Merrill have also garnered multiple nominations.

The 2023 edition of the Grammy Awards will be held on February 5 in Los Angeles, California.