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A familiar face will host next year's 64th Annual Grammy Awards. The Daily Show's Trevor Noah will return in the role and induct a new class of Grammy winners on January 31.

Next year's award show will be held at the newly renamed Crypto.com Arena -- formerly the Staples Center -- in Los Angeles, California.

Trevor last held down the fort for the pandemic-delayed 63rd Grammy Awards on March 14. This continues a streak LL Cool J started in 2012, where every host has returned for at least two consecutive stints. James Corden hosted both the 2017 and 2018 ceremonies, followed by Alicia Keys' back-to-back appearances in 2019 and 2020.

Harvey Mason Jr., CEO of the Recording Academy, said in a statement, "We’re so excited to welcome Trevor back to the GRAMMYs stage and feel fortunate to once again have him hosting what we believe will be an unforgettable evening."  He also called Trevor an "amazing" host and said he garnered "praise from the music community, music fans and critics" during 2021's socially-distanced ceremony.

Although the host will remain the same, things will run a little differently for next year's nominees. Last week, the Recording Academy announced some changes in the so-called Big Four categories. For first time in Grammy history, there are 10 nominees up for Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year and Best New Artist.

Artist Jon Batiste heads into the ceremony with a leading 11 nominations.  Justin BieberDoja Cat and H.E.R. are also top nominees, with eight nods each.

The 64th Annual Grammy Awards will air January 31 starting at 8 p.m. ET on CBS.

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If you wanted to know how BTS feels about securing their second career Grammy nod, for Pop Duo or Group Performance, they're giving themselves "Permission to Dance."

The K-pop sensations took over The Late Late Show with James Corden Tuesday and poured their hearts into performing their summertime hit.  The septet, comprised of members Jimin, Jin, J-Hope, Jungkook, RM, Suga and V, broke out the balloons and energetically danced in front of a digital backdrop of rolling clouds -- a possible hint they were on cloud nine.

BTS also helped James with his perennial bit, Crosswalk Concert, which saw them take over West Hollywood's Beverly Boulevard to perform "Dynamite" and "Butter" while traffic waited at the red light. 

This marked the group's first in-person appearance on Late Late Show in two years. The guys were excited to make their grand return during an already amazing week for them. On top of their Grammy nod, they took home three awards at the fan-voted American Music Awards on Sunday. RM said they're "flattered" by the honor, while Suga also shouted-out their loyal fan base -- the ARMY -- when discussing the effects of the pandemic, which derailed many of their plans.

"At first, we were very bitter about this whole situation.  It was very difficult," he confessed, but said that initial disappointment showed BTS "how precious everything is."  V added the experience "made us work together even better."

Other highlights from their Late Late Show appearance included the boys ratting out Jungkook as the person who gets the most nervous before a show, and Jimin flexing his muscles as RM pressured James to touch those "concrete" thighs.  

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Adele has already recorded her upcoming CBS TV special, and now she's doing one for the folks back home.

An Audience with Adele will be recorded at London's legendary Palladium and will air on Britain's ITV and stream on its on on-demand ITV Hub on November 21. The show will feature Adele performing new songs from her upcoming album, 30 -- due out November 19 -- plus her "classic hits."

What's interesting about this particular concert is that the audience, according to ITV, will include Adele's "own personal heroes and heroines, fellow musicians, artists, actors, sportsmen, sportswomen and more."

Does that mean that Drake, Beyoncé, Nicole Richie, Jennifer Lawrence, Aaron Paul, James Corden and other celebrities with whom Adele is known to hang out might be in attendance?  Adele has also, in the past, spoken about her admiration for I Will Destroy You creator Michaela Cole, actor Jonathan Majors, and author Glennon Doyle.

Perhaps members of We Are Grenfell United, a charity devoted to demanding justice for the victims of the deadly 2017 Grenfell Tower fire in London, will attend as well.  Adele is devoted to the cause, because the fire happened just around the corner from where she used to live in London.

We'll just have to wait for media reports of the show to leak.  Stay tuned.

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Most Adele fans know that the singer just loves Celine Dion, but you may not be aware of the depths of her obsession...until now.

Adele submitted to Vogue's "73 Questions With..." video feature, in which a star is filmed walking around their home while answering a series of rapid-fire questions.  In response to the question, "What's the proudest possession that you own?" Adele, who'd been sitting on her patio, takes the interviewer into her house, plucks something off a table and hands it to him

It's a small black frame, and within the frame is a chewed-up wad of gum stuck to a piece of paper. Written on the paper are the words "Celine Dion's gum."

"James Corden, who's a friend of mine but also does Carpool Karaoke, which I did, he did it with her and knew how much a fan of her I was," Adele explains. "And so he made her spit her gum into a piece of paper and he framed it for me. And it's my proudest possession!"

Also in the video, which actually lasts for 95 questions, Adele reveals that:

-At the 2012 Grammys, she was pregnant with her son.

-Her dream duet partner is country star Chris Stapleton.

-Her favorite lyricist is the late Leonard Cohen.

-She's been bingeing the Apple TV+ comedy Ted Lasso.

-She wishes Barbra Streisand would record one of her songs.

-She prefers Prince Harry over Prince William, and the Spice Girls over The Beatles.

-Her fashion icon is Cate Blanchett.

-She'd choose either Lovecraft Country star Jonathan Majors or Idris Elba to be the next James Bond.

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How nervous was Camila Cabello before her first date with Shawn Mendes? So nervous that she had to get drunk and sing a special song to build up her courage.

Camila appeared in the "Carpool Karaoke" segment of The Late Late Show with James Corden Wednesday night with her Cinderella co-stars Idina Menzel and Billy Porter, and revealed that "in preparation for dates" and "for life," she would sing "Defying Gravity," Idina's big number from the Broadway show Wicked.

"I swear, before Shawn and I's first date, I was so nervous, I took two tequila shots and sang 'Defying Gravity' over and over," Camila admitted.  Explaining that while she and Shawn were friends at the time, they weren't "together," and there were a lot of "stakes" -- including when they'd have their first kiss.

"So he's about to come over and I'm, like, so nervous I just can't take it," Camila continued. "My dad is there and I'm like, 'Pour me two tequila shots -- just do it!' and I sang 'Defying Gravity!'"

Of course, James, Billy, Idina and Camila then burst into a rendition of the song, as the audience cheered wildly. 

"Oh my God, if Shawn Mendes knew the second he walked in the door that that was happening...." James began.

"...He'd be terrified!" replied Camila.

Things seem to have worked out O.K. for the couple, though: They've been together for more than two years.

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Six years ago, Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello appeared on The Late Late Show with James Corden and awkwardly dodged questions on whether they were dating in real life. On Monday night, Camila returned to Corden and admitted that back then she totally had feelings for Shawn, who's now her boyfriend of two years.

“I was completely in love with him,” she says of the fateful late show appearance in 2015. “And he was the one I thought didn’t love me back.”

Camila says she was taken by surprise when Shawn seemed to indicate on the show that he was the one who liked her and she didn’t like him back.  “I remember backstage after our interview, I was like, ‘Why did you say that? ‘Cause you know that I like you!’” Camila recounts. “...And look at us now.”

Camila also celebrated the Los Angeles premiere of her new film Cinderella on Monday. The film hits Amazon Prime September 3.

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