On Sunday, April 3rd, the 64th annual Grammy awards took place in the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Preceding the ceremony was the heavily anticipated red carpet walk where various acclaimed celebrities showed off their extravagant outfits. As more people arrived, excitement grew for one of the biggest nights of the year for the music industry.
Some of the night’s biggest awards included Silk Sonic’s “Leave The Door Open” winning Record of the Year as well as Song of the Year, Jazmine Sullivan’s Heaux Tales winning Best R&B Album, Doja Cat’s “Kiss Me More” feat. SZA winning Best Pop/Duo Group Performance, Baby Keem’s “Family Ties” feat. Kendrick Lamar winning Best Rap Performance, Olivia Rodrigo’s Sour winning Best Pop Vocal Album as well as Rodrigo winning Best New Artist herself, and Chris Stapleton’s Starting Over winning Best Country Album.
The biggest award of the night, Album of the Year, went to Jon Batiste for his album We Are. The album pulls from multiple genres and was initially created within the span of just six days, with the finer details of production being finalized some months later. With the announcement of this award came the conclusion of yet another successful Grammys celebrating some of the year’s best music and performances.