The 2024 Grammy Awards took place last night (Sunday February 4), with female artists dominating the major categories in a night dubbed ‘Women of the Year’.
Taylor Swift won Album of the Year for the fourth time, setting a new record. Song of the Year goes to Billie Eilish with “What Was I Made For?” while Record of the Year went to Miley Cyrus for “Flowers”.
Earlier in the night, Swift took the opportunity to announce a brand new album, Tortured Poets Department.
Women also dominated the live performances at the ceremony, with renowned singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell giving an emotional response and a standing ovation. Other performers included Dua Lipa and Tracy Chapman, who memorably duetted with Luke Combs on a duet version of his hit “Fast Car”.
SZA topped the nominations with nine nominations, and won three.
As awards ceremonies go, this was a night that really had it all. Even a surprise cameo from Meryl Streep…
Highlights of Grammy Awards 2024
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Joni Mitchell brings Grammys audience to tears with awards debut
Nicole Vassell February 5, 2024 15:45
Why was Meryl Streep at the 2024 Grammys?
Although Meryl Streep is no stranger to A-list events, the actor is more often seen at awards honoring film and TV rather than music.
As a result, some Grammy viewers were surprised to see the “Kramer vs. Kramer” star at last night’s show.
However, Streep had a very good reason for being among the crowd – it was part of a family affair.
Nicole Vassell5 February 2024 15:15
Doja’s tats dazzle Grammy Awards audience
On Sunday, February 4, the “Woman” singer, 28, hit the red carpet outside the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, California in a sheer corset gown and glasses from designer Dilara Findikoglu. The transparent nude dress revealed several new tattoos, including Doja Cat’s chest, as well as the outline of a building.
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Nicole Vassell February 5, 2024 14:45
A Swift snub?
The Grammy Awards audience was divided last night after Taylor Swift accepted the highly coveted statuette for Album of the Year, which was presented to her by Celine Dion.
clearly excited by their historic victory Midnight The artist hugged several people as she took the stage, yet barely thanked the “My Heart Will Go On” singer as she accepted her award.
Many found it an awkward conversation, especially as shortly before, Dion had received a standing ovation from the entire room – and Swift was seen singing along to her song “The Power of Love”.
Jacob Stollworthy reports:
Nicole Vassell5 February 2024 14:15
Miley Cyrus, Billie Eilish and other stars walk the 2024 Grammys red carpet
Nicole Vassell5 February 2024 13:46
The 6 biggest talking points of the 2024 Grammy Awards
Need a quick guide to what happened at last night’s Grammys?
look no further: Independent Roisin O’Connor and Tom Murray have you covered here:
Nicole Vassell5 February 2024 13:01
The singer shouted, “The artists are in favor of a ceasefire.” “Peace in the World.”
Annie Lennox uses Grammy performance to call for Gaza ceasefire
Nicole Vassell February 5, 2024 12:30
Just a moment of appreciation for Kylie Minogue
Australian icon Kylie Minogue won her second Grammy Award last night – 20 years after winning her first.
Following her Best Dance Recording win for “Come Into My World” in 2004, she won the inaugural Best Pop Dance Recording Grammy.
If you haven’t played “Padma Padma” at the festival yet, take this as your cue to do so now.
Nicole Vassell5 February 2024 12:00
Comment: 2024 Grammys prove to be a true celebration of women in music (and atonement for Harry Styles)
Music critic Mark Beaumont said that this year’s Grammys made amends compared to previous years, in which fewer awards were given to women, Taylor Swift’s historic Album of the Year win, and SZA’s achievements in this year’s nominations. Is leading.
“Whether it’s BoyGenius proving herself to be alt-country pop’s assembling Avengers, Olivia Rodrigo turning new generations on to melodic rock or Lana Del Rey cementing her position as the queen of sultry sepia torch songs Who forget to stop after the last chorus and wrote, “And keep going for another four minutes of bliss, women have unquestionably made the most important mainstream music of the last 12 months.”
“And, rather than a brief Twitter-friendly rebalancing on the part of the Grammys, it feels like a real cultural sea change is underway.”
Nicole Vassell February 5, 2024 11:30
Taylor Swift announces new album during Grammy win
Taylor Swift announces her next album while accepting the Grammy for Best Pop Vocal Album.
Midnight Hours after the artist announced the name and planned release date of his next project, his website shut down displaying a black screen error message.
He said, “I know the way the Recording Academy voted is a direct reflection of the passion of the fans.” “So I wanted to thank you fans by telling you a secret that I’ve been keeping from you for the past two years – which is my brand new album coming out on April 19th, it’s called Tortured Poets Department I’m going to go backstage right now and post the cover, thank you, I love you.