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sixty fourth annual Grammy Awards kick off in Las Vegas

sixty fourth annual Grammy Awards kick off in Las Vegas

After kicking of the sixty fourth annual Grammy Awards, the group returned on stage to obtain their trophy after “Depart the Door Open” gained track of the 12 months.

LAS VEGAS — Silk Sonic — the all-star union of Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak — opened the Grammy Awards on Sunday in Las Vegas with their high-energy, infectious repair of retro soul and funk by performing their “777.” They returned to the stage a short while later to gather the track of the 12 months trophy for “Depart the Door Open.”

The win helps Mars tie the document for many track of the 12 months wins. He had beforehand gained for “24K Magic.”

Each Mars and .Paak jumped out their seat, threw up their arms and dance to their track.

“I couldn’t be extra proud to be doing this with than anybody aside from you,” Mars stated to .Paak. “We’ll be singing this track collectively for the remainder of our lives.”

Host Trevor Noah launched the duo’s opening efficiency by saying they have been singlehandedly bringing again the Seventies, “which could clarify the inflation.”

By the point the present began on CBS, Jon Batiste has already taken dwelling 4 Grammy Awards, together with his first ever, in what may very well be a giant evening for this 12 months’s main nominee.

Throughout the present’s pre-telecast ceremony, Batiste gained for finest American roots efficiency, finest American roots track, finest music video and tied with Carlos Rafael Rivera for finest rating soundtrack for visible media. His track “Freedom” within the music video class beat out a number of different powerful opponents, together with Olivia Rodrigo, Lil Nas X and Billie Eilish.

“I’m so grateful for the items that God has given me and the power to share that for the love of humankind,” Batiste stated. “We simply needed everybody to see it. Any despair, any bondage or any darkness that was over your life is totally eliminated by simply the love and the enjoyment of the video.”

Batiste — not current for his first three awards — additionally gained for “Soul” alongside Rivera for his composing efforts on “The Queen’s Gambit.”

It is the primary tie since 2019 when Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Future and James Blake tied with Anderson .Paak to win finest rap efficiency.

Batiste — who misplaced in 4 different classes — entered the Grammys because the main nominee with 11 nominations. The losses halted the multi-talented performer from making historical past for many wins in a single evening.

After Noah introduced all the celebrities attributable to current and carry out — he referred to as them a “musical Madame Tussauds” — Olivia Rodrigo carried out her aching hit track “Drivers License” in a white ruffled costume and black boots.

Foo Fighters gained three awards, however weren’t in attendance to select up their trophies following the current demise of its drummer Taylor Hawkins. The rock band did prolong their document for many finest rock album wins with 5 for “Drugs at Midnight.” The group’s track “Making a Hearth” gained finest rock efficiency and “Ready on a Warfare” bested different nominees for finest rock track.

TJ Osborne, who got here out as homosexual final 12 months, fought again tears as he and his brother accepted a Grammy for his or her track “Youthful Me.” He famous the track was impressed by his popping out.

“I by no means thought that I’d be capable of do music professionally due to my sexuality. And I actually by no means thought I’d be right here on the stage accepting a Grammy after having performed one thing I felt like was going to be life altering and doubtlessly in a really unfavorable approach,” Osborne stated.

“And right here I’m tonight, not solely accepting this Grammy Award with my brother, which I like a lot, however I’m right here with a person that I like and he loves me again. … “I don’t know what I did be so fortunate.”

Osborne performs together with his brother John because the Brothers Osborne.

Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson gained his sixth Grammy for finest music movie by means of “Summer season of Soul (… Or, When the Revolution May Not Be Televised.”) His documentary additionally gained an Oscar for finest documentary characteristic final weekend.

Chick Corea and Vicente Fernandez every gained posthumous Grammys. Joni Mitchell gained finest historic album for “Joni Mitchell Archives – Vol. 1: The Early Years (1963–1967).”

“Due to the academy for this nomination and this win, I didn’t count on this,” she stated.

Eilish may turn into the primary artist ever to win document of the 12 months 3 times in a row, and the one artist together with Paul Simon to take dwelling the award 3 times. She’s in place to hitch Adele as the one artists to ever win three main classes — document, track and album of the 12 months — twice. She beforehand gained for “Unhealthy Man” and “The whole lot I Wished.”

The ceremony shifted from Los Angeles to Las Vegas due to rising COVID-19 instances and the omicron variant in January, with organizers citing “too many dangers” to internet hosting the performance-filled present on the time. It airs dwell starting at 8 p.m. EDT on CBS and Paramount+.

Silk Sonic’s Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak gained two awards. The duo’s track “Depart the Door Open” and Jazmine Sullivan’s “Choose Up Your Emotions” tied to win finest R&B efficiency, and “Depart the Door Open” gained finest R&B track.

Rodrigo’s “Drivers License” gained finest pop solo efficiency.

Artists competing with Eilish for album of the 12 months embody Rodrigo, Batiste, Tony Bennett and Woman Gaga, Justin Bieber, Doja Cat, H.E.R., Taylor Swift, Lil Nas X and Kanye West.

Bennett prolonged his document because the artist with essentially the most conventional pop vocal album with 14 wins with “Love for Sale,” a duet album with Woman Gaga.

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