Standing alone on stage in an indigo-toned swimsuit, H.E.R. kicked off the efficiency along with her Again of My Thoughts standout hit “Harm.” As if her clean vocal runs weren’t spectacular sufficient, the multi-Grammy winner then unleashed a wild drum solo.
H.E.R. was then joined by Barker on drums and Kravitz on guitar, as they carried out the latter’s 1993 hit “Are You Gonna Go My Manner.” The trio remodeled the Grammys right into a rock live performance, with H.E.R. and Kravitz buying and selling ferocious guitar riffs as Barker expertly slammed on the drums behind them.
H.E.R. was nominated for eight complete awards at this 12 months’s ceremony. “Combat For You” took dwelling the Grammy greatest conventional R&B efficiency, and whereas the music was additionally up for music of the 12 months, the award ended up going to Silk Sonic’s “Depart the Door Open.”
Again of My Thoughts was additionally nominated for album of the 12 months, although the award ended up going to Jon Batiste’s We Are. Again of My Thoughts‘s probability at successful greatest R&B album was bested by Jazmine Sullivan’s Heaux Tales.
“Harm” was additionally nominated for greatest R&B efficiency, although it misplaced to a tie between “Depart the Door Open” and Jazmine Sullivan’s “Decide Up Your Emotions.”
Earlier than receiving the Affect Award at Billboard’s Ladies in Music occasion in March, H.E.R. instructed Billboard of her songwriting course of, “Every thing that I’ve launched represents me,” she stated. “I’ll by no means put out one thing simply because it appears or sounds good. It must be genuine to me — all throughout the board.”
“Extra not too long ago, I’ve actually been making an attempt to only take management and be the captain of my very own ship,” she added. “In fact, opinions are available in with individuals saying it is best to do that or this. So there’s a bit of little bit of strain, [but] on the finish of the day, I’ve to like what I do. So if it’s not one thing I take pleasure in or the place I really feel I’m not absolutely being myself, then I in all probability shouldn’t do it.”