Grammys 2022: Silk Sonic and Olivia Rodrigo win several awards | Music News
It was a great night for Sonic Silk and Olivia Rodrigue Sunday at the 64th Annual Grammy Awards.
Silk Sonic kicked off the show with an ultra-seductive performance of “777,” which drives Trevor Noah joked was enough to rob everyone’s girlfriends. Their night only got better from there, as the duo won four awards: Song of the Year, Record of the Year and Best R&B Song for “Leave The Door Open,” as well as equality with Jazmine Sullivan for Best R&B Performance.
Olivia, meanwhile, scooped three awards: Best Pop Solo Performance for “Driver’s License,” which she crowned on the Grammy stage, Best Pop Vocal Album for SOUR and Best New Artist. She said fondly as she picked up the latter, “This is my biggest dream come true!”
Probably the most memorable moment comes from Doja Catwho sprinted from the bathroom to collect the award for best pop duo/group performance and hilariously – but breathlessly – thanked the Academy for acknowledging his “Kiss Me More” collaboration with SZAwho was on crutches.
Lady Gaga earned praise for jumping out of his seat to help SZA up the stairs. Speaking of Gaga, she won Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album for love for salehis collaborative album with Tony Benetyou. She also tearfully cried out to Bennett during the performance of “Love For Sale” and “Do I Love You”, saying that she loves him and misses him.
Lil Nas X turned heads with a medley of her hits – and multiple wardrobe changes – performing “Dead Right Now”, “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” and “Industry Baby” with Jack Harlow.
Other notable performances include BTSwhere the seven members reunited on stage at the Grammys to perform “Butter” after Jungkook tested positive for COVID-19 early last week. Billie Eilish also caused a stir with an incredible performance of “Happier Than Ever” and paid tribute to the late fooo fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins while wearing a t-shirt with his face on it.
Copyright © 2022, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.