The 66th Grammy Awards

Hosted by South African  comedian and writer , Trevor Noah; the 2024 Grammy Awards (its 66th)  took place at the Arena in Los Angeles, yesterday 4th of February. 

Best African Performance went to South African singer Tyla for her song Water; beating Davido, Burna Boy,  Olumide and Ayra Starr. 

Celine Dion, who has been in frail health due to Stiff-person syndrome, made a surprise appearance when she presented Taylor Swift  with the Best Album of the Year award, for her album Midnights ; making it Swift's 14th Grammy. 

Another artist to made a surprise appearance was semi retired Tracy Chapman who performed  with Luke Combs his  cover of her song,  Fast Car.

Other winners include...

Record of the year - Miley Cyrus, for  Flowers

Song of the year - Billie Eilish, for What Was I Made For? ('Barbie' soundtrack) 

Best new artist - Victoria Monét 

Best Pop Solo Performance- Miley Cyrus for "Flowers"

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance- SZA featuring Phoebe Bridgers for “Ghost in the Machine,”

Best Pop Vocal Album- “Midnights,” Taylor Swift

Best Dance/Electronic Recording- Skrillex, Fred again.. and Flowdan for "Rumble"

Best Pop Dance Recording- Kylie Minogue for “Padam Padam,”

Best Rock Performance- boygenius for "Not Strong Enough"

Best Metal Performance- Metallica or "72 Seasons"

Best Rock Song-  “Not Strong Enough,” by  Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers and Lucy Dacus, songwriters (boygenius)

Best  R&B Performance- Coco Jones for "ICU"

Best R&B Song: "Snooze" by  Kenny 'Babyface' Edmonds, Blair Ferguson, Khris Riddick-Tynes, Solána Rowe and Leon Thomas, songwriters (SZA)

Best  R&B Album - “Jaguar II,”  by Victoria Monét

Best Rap Performance-  Killer Mike featuring André 3000, Future and Eryn Allen Kane for “Scientists & Engineers”

Best Rap Song- “Scientists & Engineers,” by  André Benjamin, Paul Beauregard, James Blake, Michael Render, Tim Moore and Dion Wilson, songwriters (Killer Mike featuring André 3000, Future and Eryn Allen Kane)

Best Rap Album-  “Michael,”  by Killer Mike

Best Spoken Word Poetry Album-  “The Light Inside,” by  J. Ivy

Best Country Solo Performance- Chris Stapleton for  “White Horse,” 

Best Country Duo/Group Performance- Zach Bryan featuring Kacey Musgraves for  “I Remember Everything,”

Best Country Song-  “White Horse,”  by Chris Stapleton and Dan Wilson, songwriters (Chris Stapleton)

Best Audio Book, Narration and Story Telling Recording-  Michelle Obama for  “The Light We Carry: Overcoming in Uncertain Times" 

Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media-  “Barbie: The Album” (Various Artists)

See full list of Winners


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