Yesterday, February 10th, crowds of people tuned in to watch the 61st Annual Grammy Awards. It was filled with awards, breathtaking performances, and stunning red carpet appearances. The show was amazingly hosted by Alicia Keys and started off with surprise appearances from Michelle Obama, Lady Gaga, Jada Pinkett Smith, and Jennifer Lopez speaking about the importance of music. All of your favorite artists and celebrities were there, so if you missed it, here’s a recap.
The most memorable performance of the night for many viewers was Dolly Parton. She was joined by a hand full of artist including Miley Cyrus, Little Big Town, Katy Perry, and more to pay tribute to Dolly. Brandi Carlile, Camila Cabello, and H.E.R. gave remarkable performances that impressed the audience members. Travis Scott gave the show a boost of energy, while performing “Stop Trying To Be God” and “No Bystanders.” While taking a break from hosting, Alicia Keys sang a mash up of different covers. Lady Gaga gave a powerful and moving performance, while she sang “Shallow.” Another tribute was given last night, but this time to Aretha Franklin. Yolanda Adams, Fantasia, and Andra Day gave a magnificent performance honoring Aretha Franklin. Janelle Monáe, Jennifer Lopez, and Cardi B kept people on the edge of their seat during their performances as well. Wonderful duets were given by St. Vincent and Dua Lipa, Chloe x Halle, Dan + Shay, Shawn Mendes and Miley Cyrus, and Post Malone and Red Hot Chili Peppers. After wining two of her four Grammys of the night, Kacey Musgraves performed “Rainbow.” Finally, Diana Ross sang “The Best Years of My Life.”
The Grammys were full of many winners, some more historic than others. 84 awards in total were given out, and the following awards are the most coveted Grammys. Kacey Musgraves won four awards last night, including Album Of The Year, Best Country Solo Performance, Best Country Album, and Best Country Song. Along with an amazing performance, H.E.R. won Best R&B Album. The Carters won Best Urban Contemporary Album for “Everything Is Love.” The Best Pop Vocal Album was granted Ariana Grande for “Sweetener.” Record Of The Year was won by Childish Gambino, while Kacey Musgraves won Album Of The Year.