Music admirer fastens your seatbelt because the 64th grammy awards are going to charm you once again. Grammy was originally set to take place in Los Angeles on January 31st which got postponed but the colossal music night has returned to the arena with the greatest performances by the diligent artists who have inspired and charmed the entire world with their magnificent voices.
Here are all the spilling details of the 2022 Grammys, the greatest night in the history of music which took place on the 3rd of April in Las Vegas.
Pre Show: Academy Premiere Ceremony
Because there were dozens of awards this year including the special awards, the 3 hours telecast wasn’t enough to fit them all.
The show took place a few hours before the televised program and recognized everything from children’s albums to spoken words to global music.
LeVar Burton hosted this premiere show at MGM grand conference MrqueeBallroom where the ceremony was kicked off with a special multi-nominee performance by The Issacs, madison cunningham, Nnenna Freelon, Falu, Kalnu Pe’a, and John Popper. The other scheduled performance included the current nominee Jimmie Allen, Allison Russell, Mon Laferte, and Curtis Stewart.
The red carpet brought the rainbow down in the form of the top music artists, who also brought glamour to the 64th grammy awards. Dua Lipa in a sheer Versace bondage dress with dripping gold, Doja cat’s candy glass bag, Rodrigo’s choker, Lil Nas X’s embroidered custom suit was a treat for the eye, BTS in Louis Vuitton and so many other men who equally shined on the red carpet.
Main show: When And Where Was The Grammy Held?
The 64th grammy awards took place on Sunday, April 4th, 2022 at MGM Garden Arena in Las Vegas which was broadcasted live at 8 PM. ET 5 PM. PT PN CBS. And for India, the ceremony went live on the 4th of April, at 5:30 am on the sony liv app.
This main show included four general field categories of albums, record, song of the year, and best new artist. And not just that but the show was sprinkled with a few other awards and speeches throughout and some stunning performance pairings.
This year’s Grammy award was hosted by the comedian and daily show host Trevor Noah who returned to the ceremony for the second year in a row.
Who Were The Presenters
This year’s presenters were the current nominees, past Grammy winners, and a few music-loving actors. The list included recent oscar winner Questlove, Avril Lavigne, Magan Thee Stallion, Dua Lipa, Joni Mitchell, Ludacris, Bonnie Raitt, Lenny Kartviz, Billy Porter, Micheala Jae Rodrigues, Keith Urban, Jared Leto, Anthony Mackie, and Kelsea Ballerini.
Zelensky at Grammys
Ukraine president Voldymyre Zelensky made a surprise appearance at the 64th Grammys, urging support and asking the artists to “fill the silence” brought by war with music.
His pre-taped message said, how the Ukraine musician wore body armor instead of tuxedos singing songs to the wounded, even those who can’t hear but music is strong that it will break through. He asked the artists to support them in any way possible but not with silence so that peace will come soon. After the message, there was a performance by John Legend who sang the song called “free” not alone but with the Ukraine musicians like Suzanna Iglidan, singer Mika newton, and poet Lyuba Yakimchuk who added more impact to the message of Zelensky.
The history of music was created once again by the glamorous and diligent artists who ruled the stage. The legendary R&B Bruno mars led- slick sonic who was up for 4 awards this year gave an outstanding opening performance on Sunday. Other breathtaking performances included nominees lady gaga, Billie Eilish, newcomer Olivia Rodrigo, Chris Stapleton, Brothers Osborne, John Legend, Carrie Underwood, the amazing John Batiste, Billy Strings, J Balvin, Lil Nas X with Jack Harlow, Maverick City music, and Maria Becerra.
The highly anticipated performance by BTS set the stage on fire with their breathtaking performance.
A special tribute and honor were given by Ben Platt, Rachel Zegler, Cynthia Erivo, and Leslie Odom Jr to the late grammy-winning theatre composer Stephan Sondheim.
Billie Eilish wore a t-shirt with a picture of Tylor Hawkins and gave a touching tribute and honored Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins who was supposed to perform but got cancelled because of his unexpected death.
The 2022 grammy nomination was full of record-breaking nominations which is a great triumph of its own.
Jay Z broke the record of having the most Grammy nominations of all time and with his new nominations, this year brought his total to 83. The legendary John Batiste leads the pack of nominees with a total of 11 nominations which included an album of the year and record of the year. The newcomer Olivia Rodrigo also broke the record of achievements where she obtained nominations in all 4 top categories like best new artist, song of the year, album of the year, and record of the year. Tiktokers Emily bear and Abigail Barlow were nominated for the best musical theatre album for their conceptual music album- “The unofficial Bridgerton musical”. Other nominees included- Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift, Megan thee stallion, and Jazmine Sullivan.
Check out the complete list of Grammy nominees.
The Winner Of The Grammy Awards 2022
Jon Batiste won not just one but two awards- record of the year and album of the year and even Olivia Rodrigo won 2 awards- best vocal album and best new artist. The R&B duo sick sonic recorded a ‘clean sweep’ by winning in all four categories.