All about the Grammys: Olivia Rodrigo’s debut and more

Lil Nas X and Lady Gaga at the Grammys. (Photo: Instagram)


The 64th Annual Grammy Award happened this last Sunday (3) at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas. The biggest prizes were given to Olivia Rodrigo, Jon Batiste and Silk Sonic. Several artists as Lady Gaga, Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X performed at the stage, and raised signs from the audience present. 

The show was opened by the duo Silk Sonic, formed by Bruno Mars and Anderson Paak. The retro-soul funk project won for song of the year with “Leave the door open”. They also took home the awards for record of the year and best R&B song. The best album of the year award went to Jon Batiste. 

Newcomer Olivia Rodrigo won three of the main awards with her debut album “sour”. She took home best pop vocal album, pop solo performance with “Drivers license” and best new artist. “This is my biggest dream come true”, she said. She performed with the award winning song. Another highlight was the singer Doja Cat, who won with Sza pop duo/group performance for her hit “Kiss me more”. 

The president of Ukraine gave an emotional speech and asked for peace. Then the singer John Legend played the music “Free” on the piano, featuring ukrainian artists Mika Newton and Lyuba Yakimchuk. 

See the full list of the night’s winners here:

Record of the Year: “Leave The Door Open”, Silk Sonic, Bruno MarsAlbum of the Year: “We Are”, Jon Batiste
Song of the Year: “Leave The Door Open”, Silk Sonic, Bruno Mars
Best New Artist: Olivia Rodrigo
Best Pop Solo Performance: “Drivers License”, Olivia Rodrigo
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance: “Kiss Me More”, Doja Cat, SZA
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album: “Love For Sale”
Best Pop Vocal Album: “Sour”, Olivia Rodrigo
Best Dance/Electronic Recording: “Alive”
Best Dance/Electronic Music Album: “Subconsciously”
Best Contemporary Instrumental Album: “Tree Falls”
Best Rock Performance: “Making A Fire”
Best Metal Performance: “The Alien”
Best Rock Song: “Waiting On A War”
Best Rock Album: “Medicine At Midnight”
Best Alternative Music Album: “Daddy’s Home”
Best R&B Performance: “Leave The Door Open” and “Pick Up Your Feelings”
Best Traditional R&B Performance: “Fight For You”
Best R&B Song: “Leave The Door Open”
Best Progressive R&B Album: “Table For Two”
Best R&B Album: “Hoes Tales”, Jazmine Sullivan
Best Rap Performance: “Family Ties”, Baby Keem ft. Kendrick Lamar
Best Melodic Rap Performance: “Hurricane”
Best Rap Song: “Jail”
Best Rap Album: “Call Me If You Get Lost”
Best Country Solo Performance: “You Should Probably Leave”
Best Country Duo/Group Performance: “Younger Me”
Best Country Song: “Cold”
Best Country Solo Performance: “You Should Probably Leave,” Chris Stapleton
Best Country Duo/Group Performance: “Younger Me,” Brothers Osborne
Best Comedy Album: “Sincerely Louis CK,” Louis C.K.
Best Roots Gospel Album: “My Savior,” Carrie Underwood
Best Gospel Album: “Believe For It,” CeCe Winans
Best American Roots Performance: “Cry,” Jon Batiste
Best American Roots Song: “Cry,” Jon Batiste
Best Música Urbana Album: “El Último Tour Del Mundo,” Bad Bunny
Best Latin Rock or Alternative Album: “Origen,” Juanes
Best Improvised Jazz Solo: “Humpty Dumpty (Set 2),” Chick Corea
Best Latin Jazz Album: “Mirror Mirror,” Eliane Elias with Chick Corea and Chucho Valdés
Best Musical Theater Album: “The Unofficial Bridgerton Musical”
Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media: “The United States vs. Billie Holliday”
Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media: (tie) “Soul,” Jon Batiste, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, and “The Queen’s Gambit,” Carlos Rafael Rivera
Best Dance/Electronic Album: “Subconsciously,” Black Coffee
Best Global Music: “Mohabbat,” Arooj Aftab
Best Global Music Album: “Mother Nature,” Angélique Kidjo
Best Traditional Blues Album: “I Be Trying,” Cedric Burnside
Best Contemporary Blues Album: “662,” Christone “Kingfish” Ingram
Best Folk Album: “They’re Calling Me Home,” Rhiannon Giddens with Francesco Turrisi
Best Historical Album: “Joni Mitchell Archives, Vol. 1: The Early Years (1963-1967)”