Taylor Hawkins Honored in Particular Tribute at 2022 Grammy Awards


Taylor Hawkins was honored in a particular tribute in the course of the 2022 Grammy Awards ceremony.

The drummer, who died final Friday (March 25), was up for a number of nominations this 12 months with the Foo Fighters — Greatest Rock Efficiency with “Making a Hearth,” Greatest Rock Track with “Ready on a Conflict” and Greatest Rock Album with their 2021 effort Drugs at Midnight. Foo Fighters received all three awards at this 12 months’s ceremony. They’ve now received 15 Grammy awards throughout their profession to this point.

The Grammy Awards broadcast an “In Memoriam” phase every year in the course of the particular, which serves to recollect all those that have been misplaced from the music world. Nevertheless, when sure artists die, particularly these whose dying had a really giant affect, they’re honored individually. After Eddie Van Halen died in October of 2020, the 2021 Grammy Awards included a short tribute particularly for him, which featured a highlight on one in every of his Frankenstrat guitars on the stage as a clip of “Eruption” performed within the background.

In the course of the 2022 occasion, Host Trevor Noah allowed for a second of silence earlier than exhibiting footage of Hawkins all through the years set to the sound of Foo Fighters’ “My Hero.” You’ll be able to watch the video under.

Along with three Grammy nominations for 2022, Hawkins and the Foo Fighters have achieved lots within the final couple of years. Drugs at Midnight, their tenth studio album, got here out in February of 2021, and some months later they have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Corridor of Fame. Earlier this 12 months, the band launched their horror-comedy movie Studio 666, which was primarily based on the paranormal encounters they skilled whereas recording Drugs at Midnight in a home in Encino, Calif.

They’d a number of performances scheduled for 2022 as nicely, however introduced final week that every one of their upcoming dates have been canceled because of the loss.

Because the Grammys aired in 2021, we have misplaced an excessive amount of expertise, together with founding Slipknot drummer Joey Jordison, The Rolling Stones‘ longtime drummer Charlie Watts, ZZ High‘s Dusty Hill, Steel Church‘s Mike Howe, Screaming TimberMark Lanegan, former Skid Row singer Johnny Solinger, Meat Loaf and extra.

Relaxation in peace to all people who we have misplaced.

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