With Grammys, Trevor Noah pivots to awards show hosting

New York (AFP) – When Trevor Noah was tapped in 2015 to succeed Jon Stewart as the host of “The Daily Show,” he was relatively unknown outside his native South Africa. When the 37-year-old funnyman takes the stage Sunday in Los Angeles to host the Grammys, music’s biggest night, it will be as one of the biggest names in comedy. Noah occupies a somewhat singular place in pop culture, offering his biracial millennial take four nights a week on life in America during a time of racial reckoning and global pandemic. The first-time Grammys host told music news outlet Billboard he hopes Sunday’s gala…

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