Everything You Need to Know About This Year’s Grammys Winners
Many hitmakers took center stage as they had their moments on the night of the Grammys. In the event of yet again surging Covid cases, the Grammys had re-scheduled the grand music awards night. Finally, it was broadcasted on Sunday.
Grammys night honored the young pop hitmaker, Olivia Rodrigo. Alongside her was Jon Batiste, who also ruled the night of the awards with a leading 11 nominations. Moreover, the ultimate duo of Anderson Paak and Bruno Mars, Silk sonic took home one of the major prizes.
Congrats Best R&B Performance winner – "Pick Up Your Feelings" @jsullivanmusic (tie) 💚
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In addition, it was not only a night for the winners but also a celebration of great performances. Lady Gaga, Justine Bieber, and BTS lead the stage together with moments of meaningful tributes. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy sent out a pre-recorded message while John Legend’s rendition of “free” played.
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Billie Eilish is wearing a t-shirt commemorating the late Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins. She sang “Happier than Ever” in a weird room setup. A couch is placed upside down on the ceiling while Eilish walks around the water.
One remarkable performance is from Lady Gaga, who performed a jazzy version of “Love for Sale.” While Nas awakens old-school hip hop on Grammys centerstage. A loud screaming burst with the BTS singing the famous “Butter.” Olivia Rodrigo even joined the performance, which made the crowd more delighted.
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The “In memoriam” part honored drummer Taylor Hawkins. While Trevor Noah sang it, the song was followed by an ode to Sondheim. In addition, Ben Platt performed “Not a Day Goes By.”
So, who came out holding the biggest awards at this 2022 Grammys? Enough about the performances, here is the list of winners.
Best Dance/Electronic Music Album: Subconsciously – Black Coffee
The Best Dance/Electronic Recording: Alive – Rüfüs Du Sol
Best Contemporary Instrumental Album: Tree Falls – Taylor Eigsti
Grammys Rock Category
The Best Rock Performance: Making a Fire – Foo Fighters
Best Rock Song: Waiting on a War
Best Metal Performance: The Alien – Dream Theater
The Best Rock Album: Medicine at Midnight – Foo Fighters
Best Alternative Music Album Vocal or Instrumental: Daddy’s Home St. Vincent
This is insane!!!
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Best R&B Performance (TIE): Leave the Door Open – Silk Sonic
Pick up your Feelings – Jazmine Sullivan
Then here comes the R&B’s Best
Best Traditional R&B Performance: Fight for You – H.E.R.
Best R&B Song – Leave the Door Open – Silk Sonic
The Best R&B Album – Heaux Tales – Jazmine Sullivan
Best Progressive R&B Album: Table for Two – Lucky Daye
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Grammys Greatest Rap
The Best Rap Performance: Family Ties – Baby Keem feat. Kendrick Lamar
Best Rap Song: Jail – Kanye West
Best Melodic Rap Performance: Hurricane – Kanye West feat. The Weekend and Lil Baby
Best Rap Album: Call Me if You Get Lost – Tyler, The Creator
In addition, the Country Songs Category
Best Country Solo Performance: You Should Probably Leave – Chris Stapleton
The Best Country Song: Cold – Dave Cobb, Chris Stapleton
Best Country Duo/Group Performance: Younger Me – Brothers Osborne
The Best Country Album: Starting Over – Chris Stapleton
Best New Age Album: Divine Tides – Stewart Copeland & Ricky Kej
Then comes the Grammys Jazz Awardees
Best Improvised Jazz Solo: Humpty Dumpty – Akoustic Band Live
The Best Jazz Vocal Album: Songwrights Apothecary Lab – Esperanza Spalding
Moreover, here is the Religious Category
Best Gospel Performance/Song: Never Lost – CeCe Winans
Grammys Top Awardees
Album of the Year: We Are – Jon Batiste
Record of the Year: Leave the Door Open – Silk Sonic
Song of the Year: Leave the Door Open – Silk Sonic
Best Pop Solo Performance: Driver’s License – Olivia Rodrigo
Best Pop Duo/Group performance: Kiss me More – Doja Cat feat. SZA
The Best Pop Vocal Album: Sour – Olivia Rodrigo
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album: Love For Sale – Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga
Best New Artist: Olivia Rodrigo