The Grammys simply ended, and music’s largest night time was full of superb moments. From Michelle Obama’s cameo to JLo’s Motown tribute, see all of the highlights!
Although the 61st Annual Grammy Awards have been held on the Staples Middle in Los Angeles — 2,300+ miles from Cleveland — for one night time, LA grew to become the “rock and roll capital of the world.” Through the Feb. 10 occasion, the ceremony lived as much as its title of “largest night time in music,” because it was full of one huge efficiency after one other. Oh, in addition they gave out some awards. Whereas there’s not a “Greatest Music Award Present host” award, if there have been one, Alicia Keys would have taken it house. In spite of everything, she introduced out Michelle Obama in the beginning of the present, together with Girl Gaga, Jada Pinkett Smith and Jennifer Lopez. In an inspiring second, one which noticed 5 highly effective girls on stage, all of them spoke on how music “permits us to listen to each other, to ask one another in.”
Although, earlier than Alicia’s magnificent second, Camila Cabello, Ricky Martin, and what appeared like half of LA’s Little Cuba kicked off the occasion with a efficiency of “Havana.” The Grammy’s virtually constructed a road in Havana on stage, leaving many questioning what the difficulty was with Ariana Grande, who famously pulled out of the present after accusing the producer of stifling her creativity. Regardless of these accusations, stars like Janelle Monae, Submit Malone (with Crimson Scorching Chili Peppers), H.E.R., Travis Scott, Girl Gaga (in her sparkly jumpsuit) and extra placed on some superb performances. Nevertheless, if the opening didn’t let you already know, the night time was about celebrating highly effective girls.
Dolly Parton was one of many music icons being honored that night time, as Katy Perry, Kacey Musgraves, Maren Morris, Little Huge City, and Dolly’s goddaughter, Miley Cyrus, joined the nation music legend to sing a medley of her hits. JLo, Ne-Yo, Alicia Keys, and the immortal Smokey Robison joined in to honor Motown, and one of many label’s largest stars, Ms. Diana Ross was additionally available to carry out a handful of her unbelievable hits in celebration of her 75th birthday. Because the present honored the numerous voices that fell silent with its In Memoriam, it light right into a tribute to the late Aretha Franklin, that includes Andra Day, Fantasia and Yolanda Adams.
After all, this was an awards present, and a few musicians took house some trophies. Cardi B received Greatest Rap Album, and accepted the award together with her troublesome husband, Offset, by her aspect. The large 4 have been topped, with Dua Lipa taking house Greatest New Artist, Donald Glover taking house Track of the Yr for “This Is America,” which additionally received File of the Yr. The ultimate award went to Kacey Musgraves, who received Album of the Yr for Golden Hour. That was simply the tip of the iceberg, so examine all of the highlights within the gallery above.