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Grammy nominations announcement delayed for George H.W. Bush memorial

ANI  |  Washington D.C. [USA] 

The nominations announcement for has been postponed for two days in lieu of former (US) George H.W. Bush's memorial service.

The funeral service for the 41st - who died last week aged 94 - will take place at the in Washington,

The nominees, therefore, will now be announced on December 7, instead of December 5, according to

Earlier this year, the announced several changes to the nominations process including the amount of nominees for the 'Field' categories (record of the year, song of the year, album of the year, and best new artist) - which will increase from five to eight.

According to the announcement, "This change will better reflect the large number of entries in these categories and allow voters greater flexibility when selecting this year's best recordings."

The upcoming will air live from the Center in on February 10, 2019.

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First Published: Tue, December 04 2018. 09:25 IST