Returning to host the 2023 Grammys for the third yr straight, Trevor Noah kicked off music’s greatest night time with a gap monologue that highlighted such A-list attendees as Beyoncé, Taylor Swift, Lizzo, Kendrick Lamar, and Harry Kinds. “My job is to be your eyes, your ears, I’ll be floating round this room — consider me like a Chinese language spy balloon… gathering all the data you need,” Noah introduced from deep throughout the star-studded crowd at Los Angeles’ Enviornment on Feb. 5. However first he made Adele’s dream of assembly The Rock come true.

Explaining that he did his analysis on the 2023 nominees forward of time, Noah revealed that one of many strangest issues he discovered was that Adele has “all the time wished to satisfy Dwyane Johnson” however has one way or the other by no means had the distinction — till now, that’s. “I discovered that he’s an enormous fan of yours, too,” he advised the “Simple On Me” singer, earlier than breaking the information that “Dwayne Johnson,” sadly, wasn’t in attendance. “However I do have somebody known as ‘The Rock.’ Adele, meet The Rock; The Rock, meet Adele. First time ever.”

After leaving the duo “to get acquainted,” Noah saved the dwell present transferring, however not earlier than he revealed another celeb enjoyable information. Amongst them had been that LL Cool J loves breakfast cereals and that Cardi B is “obsessed” with presidents. “That’s an actual factor,” he joked of the latter revelation.

Being within the firm of music’s greatest names is definitely Noah’s favourite a part of the job. “It’s loads simpler to say sure if you see who’s gonna be on the Grammys and also you see everyone from Beyoncé to Adele to Lizzo, to Unhealthy Bunny to Harry Kinds, , everyone competing for Album of the Yr, in a yr the place Beyoncé would possibly break the report for many awarded particular person,” he elaborated to Individuals on Jan. 31. “I imply, why would you not wanna be part of that?”

Even after serving as grasp of ceremonies for the 2021 and 2022 awards, the previous Day by day Present host admitted earlier than the dwell broadcast that he nonetheless will get nervous. “The nerves are available since you’re standing in entrance of not simply a few of the greatest, however a few of the greatest performers on the earth,” he defined to The Impartial, including that his earlier gigs nonetheless helped him “develop a unique rapport” with a number of of the superstars. “It means you get to have somewhat little bit of enjoyable with out anyone feeling such as you’re dunking on them.”

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