The 2024 Grammy Awards were one for the record books. Things kicked off with an amazing efficiency from Dua Lipa and neverever slowed down. We saw records damaged, veteran icons take the phase to carryout and present, vocalists breaking through for their veryfirst awards and a host that handled to make it a enjoyable occasion throughout.
Oh, and Taylor Swift revealed a brandname brand-new album that noone anticipated.
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Overall, it was a fantastic night commemorating music from last year. Here are some of the finest minutes of the night.
Country vocalist Luke Combs charted last year with his cover of Tracy Chapman’s hit “Fast Car,” and he made a election for Best Country Solo Performance. After an introduction video to his Grammy efficiency that was complete of well-deserved appreciation for Chapman, the identifiable opening guitar notes sounded out. The gamer? The one-and-only Chapman.
As the crowd understood who it was, the cheers called through the auditorium. It was a beautiful efficiency, complete of heart and sounding stunning as Combs postponed to the initial vocalist and songwriter. It was a touching homage and one that will be tough to top.
The appearance on Tracy Chapman’s face when the crowd recognizes its her https://t.co/8jzMYjnOYv
— Tommy Vietor (@TVietor08) February 5, 2024
Swift won Grammys for Pop Vocal Album and Album of the Year, and when accepting the award for the previous, she blew everybody’s minds. It was Swift’s 13th Grammy, and the Eras Tour vocalist utilized the chance not to reveal Reputation (Taylor’s Version) — as a lot of fans anticipated — however rather share that a her brand-new album will release in April.
The Tortured Poets Department will drop on April 19, making it the 11th studio album for Swift.
Billy Joel is back, folks. Well, he neverever truly left, however the vocalist has a brand-new tune out — “Turn the Lights Back On” — which he carriedout on Sunday night. It was fantastic to hear the Piano Man at the Grammys assoonas onceagain, and they wisely let him play to end the reveal, too. No notes.
I am truly pleased that Billy Joel has a brand-new tune out! @billyjoel @RecordingAcad
— Marianne Bornhoft (@spokanehouse) February 5, 2024
Legendary rapartist Jay-Z accepted the Dr. Dre Global Impact Award on Sunday night, and he took a minute to talk about an incomprehensible truth: his partner Beyoncé has neverever won an Album of the Year inspiteof huge acknowledgment in other classifications. In reality, the last Black female to take home a win in the prominent classification was Lauryn Hill in 1999.