When music’s largest night time attracts to an in depth, might Taylor Swift make historical past with a fourth album of the 12 months win? And who will win within the showdown between children Olivia Rodrigo and Billie Eilish?
Swift has just one nomination for “Evermore” however it’s an enormous one: album of the 12 months. Taking that dwelling would put her on the highest of that mountain by herself, since she’s presently tied with Paul Simon, Frank Sinatra and Stevie Marvel with three wins every within the class.
Mega-popular BTS once more appears to grow to be the primary Ok-pop act with a Grammy win – their hit “Butter” is up for greatest pop duo/group efficiency. And Rodrigo might sweep the 4 high classes – document, music and album of the 12 months, plus greatest new artist – following within the footsteps of Eilish’s trophy haul two years in the past.
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The massive winner within the early Grammy premiere ceremony was Jon Batiste with 4 awards. However nominated in solely three classes throughout the primary present, he’ll fall in need of the Jackson and Santana’s tied document of eight Grammys in a single present. (Batiste had different huge information to share Sunday: He revealed he is been secretly married since February.)
Listed here are all of the highlights and winners from the prime-time Grammys:
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Trevor Noah begins the “In memoriam” sequence with a tribute to Hawkins, the late Foo Fighters drummer, adopted by an ode to Sondheim: Ben Platt performs “Not a Day Goes By,” Cynthia Erivo and Leslie Odom Jr. sing “Ship In The Clowns” and “West Facet Story” star Rachel Zegler is available in to “Someplace.”
The younger singer’s “Bitter” wins the class, and Rodrigo thanks her dad and mom particularly her mother “for being supportive of my goals, no matter how loopy.”
Billy Porter presents Sullivan’s win, although she responds in her acceptance speech, “I do not know what I heard. I nearly did not imagine it.” Sullivan says the album was impressed by “her personal disgrace and selections I made in my 20s that weren’t favorable. However what it ended up being was a secure area for Black ladies to inform our tales.”
Tony Bennett could not seem however he introduces Gaga, who channels her interior swing goddess. She fronts an enormous band singing the uptempo “Love for Sale” then settles down for the string-laden ballad “Do I Love You.” She closes out her time with a message for Bennett: “I really like you, Tony. We miss you.”
“Our musicians put on physique armor as a substitute of tuxedos … however our music will break by way of anyway,” Zelenskyy says in a digital look asking to “help us in any manner you’ll be able to” as his nation continues to struggle the Russian invasion. John Legend then sings “Free” as he is joined by Mika Newton, whose sister is serving within the Ukrainian military, and Lyuba Yakimchuk, a poet from Donbas who fled Ukraine simply days in the past
“Nothing might put together me for this second tonight,” Keem says of nabbing the perfect rap efficiency Grammy, which fits to his collaboration with Kendrick Lamar. From there, switching genres on a dime, Stapleton takes the stage to sing “Chilly” – which gained the perfect nation music Grammy earlier within the day.
The kids have been gifted with an appearace from a legendary OG: With the assistance of an important horn part, rapper Nas carried out a montage of tracks together with “I Can,” “Made You Look,” “One Mic” and “Uncommon.”
With a gap from legends Joni Mitchell and Bonnie Raitt, Carlile takes the stage to a stirring model of “Proper on Time,” beginning on piano and transitioning to guitar, accompanied by a string part.
Two earlier winners within the Grammy class, Dua Lipa and Megan Thee Stallion, welcome the following greatest new artist to their fold: Olivia Rodrigo. “Whoa. That is my largest dream come true,” she says.
Along with her brother Finneas on acoustic guitar, the multi-time Grammy winner first sings her hit tune in a room the place a sofa is on the ceiling and she or he’s strolling round in water after which winds up on the rooftop of this very unusual dwelling to rock out like a champ. Additionally of observe: Eilish is carrying a T-shirt with an image of Taylor Hawkins, the Foo Fighters drummer who was unexpectedly discovered useless whereas on tour final month.
After profitable two Grammys earlier within the day, Chris Stapleton wins greatest nation album for greatest nation album. The dad of 5 says it is his 4-year-old twins’ birthday so “I am pondering loads a couple of sacrifices,” he says. “I do not understand how it’s for everyone. … It hurts generally however I hope it is making the world a greater place.”
Joined by Jack Harlow and rocking a number of glitzy costume modifications, Lil Nas X performs a montage of his hits “Lifeless Proper Now,” “MONTERO (Name Me By Your Title)” and “Trade Child,” with voiceovers from his critics and a really massive bust of his head in the midst of the stage. He owns all of it, although, dancing up a storm in what’s greatest described because the coolest drum main outfit ever.
After one of many Ok-Pop crew shares a second with Olivia Rodrigo, the mega-popular group launches right into a efficiency of “Butter” with an entire bunch of easy dancing to soften everybody’s hearts.
Questlove tosses out one other Oscars slap joke – “I’ll current this award and I hope that you simply folks keep like 500 ft away from me – earlier than music of the 12 months goes to Silk Sonic. “Andy, I could not be prouder of doing this music with you,” Bruno Mars says to accomplice Anderson .Paak. The duo’s tune additionally gained for R&B music and tied for R&B efficiency.
Rodrigo begins seated behind the wheel of a spiffy automobile as she performs a tender-turned-rockin’ model of her big hit music “Drivers License.” She additionally sings strolling down a fake avenue wanting like she’s misplaced on the best way to the promenade however she’s emoting like a champ so it is OK. Noah jokes that Rodrigo captures “how heartbreaking it’s to go to the DMV” earlier than J Balvin is joined by Maria Becerra for “Qué Más Pues?” then launches into “In da Getto” with a military of dancing arms.
“Vegas, child! I can scent the dangerous selections up right here already,” host Trevor Noah says kicking off the Grammys broadcast on high of the MGM Grand. He sends it to the Grand Backyard Area, the place Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak) performs a brassy rendition of “777” – and evokes some James Brown feels – in a jam that feels proper at dwelling within the land of craps tables and roulette wheels. Afterward Noah makes the primary Oscars slap joke of the night time: “We will be preserving folks’s names out of our mouths all night time!”
A luminous St. Vincent (aka Annie Clark) talks backstage about “Daddy’s Dwelling,” her Grammy-winning greatest different music album. “I wished the listener to really feel like they have been sitting in an previous leather-based armchair with a glass of bourbon and luxuriate within the album,” she says.
Posing in a floor-length pink robe accented with feathers, St. Vincent was proud that extra ladies have landed within the class since her 2015 win there as the primary feminine to take action since Sinead O’Connor 20 years prior. “I’m glad the occasions are a-changin’,” she says.
Ye wins for greatest melodic rap efficiency “Hurricane” and rap music (“Jail” with Jay-Z) however loses the rap album Grammy to Tyler, the Creator’s “Name Me If You Get Misplaced.” Rodrigo’s breakout “Drivers License” is called greatest pop solo efficiency whereas Tony Bennettt and Girl Gaga’s “Love for Sale” wins for pop vocal album.
Dave Grohl’s band wins greatest rock efficiency (“Making a Fireplace”), greatest rock music (“Ready on a Battle”) and rock album (“Medication at Midnight”). Foo Fighters have been alleged to carry out on the Grammys however canceled their look in addition to the remainder of their tour after drummer Hawkins died unexpectedly final month. As well as, H.E.R.’s “Struggle for You” is called greatest conventional R&B efficiency and Silk Sonic’s “Go away the Door Open” takes greatest R&B music and ties for R&B efficiency.
Winans pulls a hat trick and wins for gospel efficiency/music, up to date Christian music efficiency/music and greatest gospel album whereas Carrie Underwood’s “My Savior” is called greatest roots gospel album. Plus George Harrison’s “All Issues Should Cross: fiftieth Anniversary Version” will get greatest boxed or particular restricted version bundle, making it the primary Grammy the previous Beatle factored into since 2002, when “Marwa Blues,” from his remaining album “Brainwashed,” earned a nod for greatest pop instrumental efficiency.
“This album has actually endured,” his widow, Olivia Harrison, says backstage. “It’s stuffed with hope and inspiration and good rock ‘n’ roll and nice musicians. It’s George’s seminal work. He obtained his first Grammy 58 years in the past (with The Beatles, who gained greatest new artist) and it’s superb that 58 years later I’m standing right here. Individuals have instructed me how (this music) has helped and healed them.”
Batiste extends his streak, taking greatest music video for “Freedom.” “We simply wished all people to see it and be remodeled by pleasure,” he says of the video’s New Orleans setting. And precisely seven days after profitable greatest documentary on the Oscars, “Summer time of Soul” snags the Grammy for greatest music movie. “What a journey for this movie, from Sundance (Movie Competition) till final week,” director Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson says with a realizing snigger. (His Oscar win got here instantly after Will Smith slapped Chris Rock.)
After making an emotional return to the stage at Friday’s MusiCares pre-Grammys tribute, Mitchell receives a Grammy for “Joni Mitchell Archives, Vol. 1: The Early Years (1963-1967).” “I did not anticipate this,” the legendary singer says, thanking Cameron Crowe (who did the liner notes) and “my angel,” her bodily therapist who’s been serving to her since she suffered a mind aneurysm in 2015.
Stapleton shouts out the home band when accepting his greatest nation solo efficiency for “You Ought to In all probability Go away.” “I used to be actually sluggish in order that they needed to play a very long time,” quips Stapleton, who additionally takes greatest nation music for “Chilly.” And Brothers Osborne takes the Grammy for nation duo/group efficiency for “Youthful Me,” written in response to T.J. Osborne popping out. “I by no means thought I might have the ability to do music professionally due to my sexual orientation,” says the primary overtly homosexual artist signed to a serious nation label. “And I by no means thought I’d be onstage accepting a Grammy after one thing I assumed could be life-changing in a unfavorable manner. (However) I’m right here with a person I really like and who loves me again. I don’t know what I did to be so fortunate.”
As well as, Batiste runs his 2022 Grammy haul to a few, profitable for American roots efficiency and roots music.
“This has obtained to be a primary: a rock drummer in a brand new age class,” says Copeland, a founding member of The Police who wins for “Divine Tides” with Ricky Kej. Angelique Kidjo’s “Mom Nature” takes the Grammy for world music album and the late Chick Corea receives two honors: greatest improvised jazz solo for “Humpty Dumpty (Set 2)” and Latin jazz album for “Mirror Mirror” with Eliane Elias and Chucho Valdés.
“Inform the reality, you did not anticipate Kunta to be this advantageous, did you?” says host LeVar Burton, the “Star Trek” and “Roots” actor, to begin the Grammys preshow. He factors out the worldwide unrest of the second but in addition presents a optimistic message: “Music is a balm for all our souls.”
Batiste grabs his first Grammy of the day – for “Soul,” which ties with “The Queen’s Gambit” for rating soundtrack for visible media. Bo Burnham’s “All Eyes on Me” snags greatest music for visible media, “The Unofficial Bridgerton Musical” wins for greatest musical theater album and “America vs. Billie Vacation” takes the respect for compilation soundtrack for visible media.
Two years after sweeping the most important Grammy honors, Eilish returns with seven nominations this 12 months, together with album, music and document of the 12 months for her “Happier Than Ever” and its title observe. Rodrigo, the brand new child on the scene, additionally has seven nods together with these key classes. Plus she’s favored for the distinguished greatest new artist – yep, which Eilish gained in 2020 – in opposition to a discipline that features Glass Animals, Saweetie and Eilish’s personal brother, Finneas.
You’ll be able to tune into the premiere ceremony – when about 70 of the 86 awards are distributed – beginning at 3:30 EDT/12:30 PDT at grammy.com and the Recording Academy’s YouTube channel. Crimson carpet arrivals shall be streamed on grammy.com beginning at 6:30 EDT/3:30 PDT; E! begins its protection at 4 EDT/1 PDT, with “Dwell From E!: Grammys” beginning at 6 EDT/3 PDT. After which there’s the prime-time present: That airs dwell on CBS and Paramount+ at 8 EDT/5 PDT, and can also be accessible by way of CBS.com and the CBS app (with a cable subscription).
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Contributing: Melissa Ruggieri