A veteran of the “Excessive Faculty Musical” collection, Rodrigo turned the breakout music star of 2021, main together with her huge viral hit “Drivers License” and following with the aching album “Bitter” and the only “Good 4 U.”
Up to now Sunday, “Drivers License” has earned her the trophy for greatest pop solo efficiency, and it’s up for file of the 12 months, whereas “Bitter” is up for album of the 12 months. Rodrigo got here into the evening nominated for the evening’s high 4 awards – greatest new artist, album, file and tune of the 12 months – however misplaced the most effective tune trophy to Silk Sonic.
“That is my greatest dream come true,” she mentioned.
Silk Sonic – the all-star union of Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak – opened the Grammys in Las Vegas with their high-energy, infectious repair of retro soul and funk by performing their “777.” They returned to the stage a short while later to gather the tune of the 12 months trophy for “Go away the Door Open.”
The win helps Mars tie the file for many tune of the 12 months wins. He had beforehand received for “24K Magic.”
Each Mars and .Paak jumped out their seat, threw up their palms and dance to their tune.
“I could not be extra proud to be doing this with than anybody aside from you,” Mars mentioned to .Paak. “We’ll be singing this tune collectively for the remainder of our lives.”
Host Trevor Noah launched the duo’s opening efficiency by saying they have been singlehandedly bringing again the Seventies, “which could clarify the inflation.”
By the point the present began on CBS, Jon Batiste has already taken dwelling 4 Grammy Awards, together with his first ever, in what could possibly be an enormous evening for this 12 months’s main nominee.
Through the present’s pre-telecast ceremony, Batiste received for greatest American roots efficiency, greatest American roots tune, greatest music video and tied with Carlos Rafael Rivera for greatest rating soundtrack for visible media. His tune “Freedom” within the music video class beat out a number of different robust rivals, together with Olivia Rodrigo, Lil Nas X and Billie Eilish.
“I’m so grateful for the presents that God has given me and the power to share that for the love of humankind,” Batiste mentioned. “We simply wished everybody to see it. Any melancholy, any bondage or any darkness that was over your life is totally eliminated by simply the love and the enjoyment of the video.”
Batiste – not current for his first three awards – additionally received for “Soul” alongside Rivera for his composing efforts on “The Queen’s Gambit.”
It is the primary tie since 2019 when Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Future and James Blake tied with Anderson .Paak to win greatest rap efficiency.
Batiste – who misplaced in 4 different classes – entered the Grammys because the main nominee with 11 nominations. The losses halted the multi-talented performer from making historical past for many wins in a single evening.
After Noah introduced all the celebs because of current and carry out – he referred to as them a “musical Madame Tussauds” – Olivia Rodrigo carried out her aching hit tune “Drivers License” in a white ruffled costume and black boots.
Foo Fighters received three awards, however weren’t in attendance to choose up their trophies following the current loss of life of its drummer Taylor Hawkins. The rock band did lengthen their file for many greatest rock album wins with 5 for “Medication at Midnight.” The group’s tune “Making a Fireplace” received greatest rock efficiency and “Ready on a Conflict” bested different nominees for greatest rock tune.
Billie Eilish paid tribute to Hawkins throughout her efficiency, sporting a T-shirt together with his photograph and title on it.
TJ Osborne, who got here out as homosexual final 12 months, fought again tears as he and his brother accepted a Grammy for his or her tune “Youthful Me.” He famous the tune was impressed by his popping out.
“I by no means thought that I’d have the ability to do music professionally due to my sexuality. And I actually by no means thought I’d be right here on the stage accepting a Grammy after having completed one thing I felt like was going to be life altering and doubtlessly in a really adverse approach,” Osborne mentioned.
“And right here I’m tonight, not solely accepting this Grammy Award with my brother, which I like a lot, however I am right here with a person that I like and he loves me again. … “I do not know what I did be so fortunate.”
Osborne performs together with his brother John because the Brothers Osborne.
Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson received his sixth Grammy for greatest music movie by way of “Summer time of Soul (… Or, When the Revolution Might Not Be Televised.”) His documentary additionally received an Oscar for greatest documentary characteristic final weekend.
Chick Corea and Vicente Fernandez every received posthumous Grammys. Joni Mitchell received greatest historic album for “Joni Mitchell Archives – Vol. 1: The Early Years (1963-1967).”
“Due to the academy for this nomination and this win, I did not count on this,” she mentioned.
Eilish might change into the primary artist ever to win file of the 12 months 3 times in a row, and the one artist together with Paul Simon to take dwelling the award 3 times. She’s in place to affix Adele as the one artists to ever win three main classes – file, tune and album of the 12 months – twice. She beforehand received for “Unhealthy Man” and “Every thing I Wished.”
The ceremony shifted from Los Angeles to Las Vegas due to rising COVID-19 circumstances and the omicron variant in January, with organizers citing “too many dangers” to internet hosting the performance-filled present on the time. It airs stay starting at 8 p.m. EDT on CBS and Paramount+.
Bennett prolonged his file because the artist with probably the most conventional pop vocal album with 14 wins with “Love for Sale,” a duet album with Woman Gaga.