LOS ANGELES — Karol G made Grammy historical past by turning into the primary feminine performer to win finest música urbana album. She took house the distinction for her blockbuster “Mañana Será Bonito” report, which was offered to her by Christina Aguilera and Maluma.
“This is my first time at the Grammys,” she informed the viewers in English. “And this is my first time holding my own Grammy.”
Then SZA took the stage – performing a medley of her larger-than-life hits “Snooze” and “Kill Bill,” joined by dancers wielding katanas.
Mariah Carey offered the night time’s first award, for finest pop solo efficiency, to Miley Cyrus for “Flowers.” It was additionally the singer’s first ever Grammy.
Cyrus mentioned she virtually missed the beginning of the present due to driving rain that’s pounding Los Angeles and mentioned she was glad she didn’t miss her likelihood to be onstage with Carey. Cyrus has been nominated eight occasions beforehand.
Afterward Cyrus, Luke Combs’ carried out “Fast Car” with Tracy Chapman – his cowl of the Chapman traditional has dominated nation radio and received him music of the yr on the 2023 CMAs. In 1989, Chapman received finest pop vocal efficiency, feminine for the music.
Dua Lipa opened the present with a high-octane medley: first, a tease of her forthcoming single, “Training Season,” then, her most up-to-date single, “Houdini,” and eventually, her disco-pop “Barbie” hit “Dance the Night.”
From the stage on the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, four-time Grammy host — and two time nominee — Trevor Noah greeted an excited crowd, beginning issues off with a kiss on the cheek from Meryl Streep. “The Grammys are gonna win as Oscar,” he joked in regards to the second.
Women outpace males within the main classes, so viewers can count on to see a highlight on its feminine nominees because the night time continues.
Other performers embody Billy Joel, Eilish, Rodrigo, Burna Boy, Travis Scott, and a first-ever Grammys efficiency from Joni Mitchell.
Bridgers took an early lead on the Grammys, shortly successful 4 trophies forward of the principle telecast, together with her and her boygenius bandmates bringing an infectious vitality to the Premiere Ceremony.
Songwriter Justin Tranter gave her the primary award Sunday, finest pop duo/group efficiency, which went to SZA and Bridgers for “Ghost in the Machine.”
She wasn’t on stage for that however skipped her approach up together with her band boygenius — made up of her, Lucy Dacus and Julian Baker — clad in matching white fits, after they received their first Grammy as a bunch for finest rock efficiency for “Not Strong Enough.”
“Oh my God I want to throw up,” mentioned Dacus of their acceptance speech. “This isn’t real. Thank you.” “Music saved my life,” Baker jumped in. “Anyone can be in a band.” Minutes later, they walked again out on stage for finest rock music and finest various music album.
Killer Mike received three awards in fast succession Sunday night time, however someway ended up in police custody earlier than the principle Grammys ceremony started. There was no speedy phrase why he was detained.
The rapper received his first first Grammy in 21 years, for finest finest rap efficiency went to Killer Mike Featuring André 3000, Future and Eryn Allen Kane for “Scientists & Engineers.” Soon afterward, they received for “best rap song.” Killer Mike additionally took house finest rap album for “Michael,” cheering, “It is a sweep! It is a sweep!”