Grammy’s Review

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New artist, Lizzo opens up the Grammys with a tribute to basketball legend Kobe Bryant, who recently passed away from a helicopter incident. “Tonight is for Kobe” she declared before she began singing. Her first time performing at the Grammys, she dedicated it to one of America’s favorite athletes. Grammys host Alicia Keys followed Lizzo with a touching remembrance, noting in her opening monologue that “we’re all feeling crazy sadness right now. Because earlier today, Los Angeles, America, and the whole wide world lost a hero. And we’re literally standing here heartbroken in the house that Kobe Bryant built.”

I’m sure you’ve heard about the clean sweep of the general field categories from 18-year-old, Billie Eilish. Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best New Artist. But, Billie Eilish is not the first to do this. Back in 1981, Yacht rock icon Christopher Cross was the first, and previously the only artist to do so, at the grammy’s ceremony, for his eponymous debut album. Billie also received the Best Pop Vocal Album grammy. She left with five Grammys in her arms.

Lizzo left the ceremony with three Grammy’s and Lil Nas X left with two. Other artists got their first Grammy such as rapper, Tyler the Creator finally winning Best Rap Album and DJ Kahled winning best rap/sung performance. Tyler gets up on stage to accept his award with his mother. 

The award show provided concerts from the nominees and also provided the best outfits. 31-year-old Lizzo showed up to the ceremony in a strapless white Versace corset gown. She opened the night with a tribute to basketball legend Kobe Bryant and performed her greatest hits. Ariana Grande showed up in a light grey, poofy dress only she could rock. Her hair in a high pony and long silk gloves. Tyler the Creator showed up to the carpet wearing a pink bellhop outfit completed with a suitcase. Tyler was the talk of the carpet with his custom-design Golf Le Fleur mauve suit, white gloves, black sunglasses, and a red Russian ushanka hat. 

All-in-all, the Grammys weren’t bad this year. All the winners and nominees deserved to be a part of the event and deserve receiving their awards. They always make the ceremony as entertaining as possible and each year the audience is usually satisfied.