Mariah Carey introduced the primary award of Grammy Awards, for finest pop solo efficiency to Miley Cyrus for Flowers, the singer’s first ever Grammy.
Cyrus mentioned she virtually missed the beginning of the present due to driving rain that’s pounding Los Angeles and mentioned she was glad she did not miss her probability to be onstage with Carey. Cyrus has been nominated eight occasions beforehand.
Afterwards, Luke Combs’ carried out Quick Automobile with Tracy Chapman his cowl of the Chapman traditional has dominated nation radio and gained him music of the 12 months on the 2023 CMAs. In 1989, Chapman gained finest pop vocal efficiency, feminine for the music.
Dua Lipa opened the present with a high-octane medley: first, a tease of her forthcoming single, Coaching Season, then, her most up-to-date single, Houdini,” and at last, her disco-pop Barbie hit Dance the Night time.”
From the stage on the Crypto.com Enviornment in Los Angeles, four-time Grammy host and two time nominee Trevor Noah greeted an excited crowd, beginning issues off with a kiss on the cheek from Meryl Streep. The Grammys are gonna win as Oscar, he joked concerning the second.
Girls outpace males within the main classes, so viewers can count on to see a highlight on its feminine nominees because the night time continues. SZA leads with 9 nominations, adopted carefully by Victoria Mont and Phoebe Bridgers with seven. Bridgers’ band boygenius has six, as does Taylor Swift, Olivia Rodrigo, Miley Cyrus, Eilish, Clark, Batiste and producer Jack Antonoff.
Different performers embody SZA, a first-ever Grammys efficiency from Joni Mitchell, Billy Joel, Eilish, Rodrigo, Burna Boy and Travis Scott.
Bridgers took an early lead on the Grammys, shortly profitable 4 trophies forward of the primary telecast, together with her and her boygenius bandmates bringing an infectious vitality to the Premiere Ceremony.
Songwriter Justin Tranter gave her the primary award Sunday, finest pop duo/group efficiency, which went to SZA and Bridgers for Ghost within the Machine.”
She wasn’t on stage for that however skipped her approach up together with her band boygenius made up of her, Lucy Dacus and Julian Baker clad in matching white fits, once they gained their first Grammy as a gaggle for finest rock efficiency for Not Sturdy Sufficient.
Oh my God I wish to throw up, mentioned Dacus of their acceptance speech. This is not actual. Thanks. Music saved my life, Baker jumped in. Anybody will be in a band. Minutes later, they walked again out on stage for finest rock music and finest various music album.
Newcomer Coco Jones gained finest R&B efficiency for ICU in a stacked competitors the place she was up towards SZA’s Kill Invoice and Victoria Mont’s How Does It Make You Really feel. SZA’s second win of the night time got here within the type of one of the best progressive R&B album for S.O.S.
Jack Antonoff took residence producer of the 12 months, non-classical for a 3rd 12 months in a row, tying Babyface as the one different producer to take action consecutively. You want the door kicked open for you, he mentioned in his acceptance speech. Taylor Swift kicked that (expletive) door open for me,” referencing their work collectively.
The primary of three new classes in 2024, finest pop dance recording, was given out shortly afterward and went to Kylie Minogue for Padam Padam” her first win in 18 years.
About 80 Grammys have been handed out pre-broadcast. Regional Mexican star Peso Pluma gained his first Grammy for his first and solely nomination, for finest msica Mexicana album for his Genesis.
Early on within the afternoon, Barbie took residence two Grammys in fast succession: for compilation soundtrack for visible media and finest music written for visible media.
Billie Eilish and Finneas arrived early within the afternoon to gather music written for visible media trophy for his or her Barbie ballad What Was I Made For.
That is surprising to me, Eilish mentioned. I used to be anticipating to show proper again round and depart.
I wish to thank our dad and mom, our dad, who labored as a building employee at Mattel Company for a lot of our childhood to maintain meals the desk, mentioned Finneas.
Dozens of stars started arriving early, with Lipa and Mont among the many beautiful appears to be like on the arrivals carpet.
Finest African music efficiency, a brand new class which goals to focus on regional musical traditions and recognizing recordings that make the most of distinctive native expressions from throughout the African continent, went to South African singer Tyla for her ubiquitous hit, Water. It marks her first Grammy nomination and win. I by no means thought I would say I gained a Grammy at 21 years previous, she mentioned in her acceptance speech. Final 12 months God determined to vary my entire life.
Jimmy Jam introduced the majority of the R&B and rap classes, which included finest conventional R&B efficiency. That one went to PJ Morton and Susan Carol for Good Morning, a candy second, but it surely meant Hazel Mont, Victoria Mont’s 2-year-old daughter, misplaced her alternative to develop into the youngest Grammy award winner of all time.
Finest rap efficiency went to Killer Mike That includes Andr 3000, Future and Eryn Allen Kane for Scientists & Engineers. It meant Killer Mike gained first Grammy in 21 years, since The Entire World gained for finest rap efficiency by a duo or group in 2003. It’s also a primary nomination and win for Eryn Allen Kane. And the way may they not win: the standout music featured Future’s hoarse vocals, Kane’s very good crooning and advantageous verses delivered by Mike and Andre 3000.
Quickly afterward, they gained for finest rap music. Killer Mike additionally took residence finest rap album for Michael, cheering, It’s a sweep! It’s a sweep!
Brandy Clark, who has been nominated for 17 Grammy awards in her profession together with six this 12 months took residence her first Grammy for finest americana efficiency for her observe Pricey Insecurity. I thank my mother for at all times believing in me, no matter my loopy goals had been she mentioned. And principally I wish to thank Brandi Carlile for making this report with me.
And Michelle Obama gained her second Grammy, this time for finest audio e book, narration, and storytelling recording for The Mild We Carry: Overcoming in Unsure Instances, beating Meryl Streep, Williams Shatner, Rick Rubin and Sen. Bernie Sanders. When the nominations for the class have been first introduced, some followers have been shocked Prince Harry’s memoir Spare evaded recognition.