The 2020 Grammy Awards on 26th January was a resplendent event with enthralling performances from who’s who of the music industry. Many promising artists won awards in several categories.
The untimely death of Basketball legend Kobe Bryant did cast a dark cloud over the event. Attendees dedicated songs & remembered the legend for Kobe Bryant’s inspiring legacy. Some of the major categories of the Music awards are Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Album of the Year & Best New Artist.
Songwriter, Singer & Memoirist Alicia keys hosted this grand event which was held at the Staples Center, Los Angeles. Read on to know about the spectacular moments & award winners of 2020 Grammy Awards.
What is the GRAMMYs Award?
- GRAMMYs Award was initially called Gramophone award.
- This award is given by The “Recording Academy” to highlight the achievements & innovations in the Music Industry.
- The trophy or award given is a replica of Gilded Gramophone.
- This prestigious award ranks among the prominent music awards, which are The American Music Awards & Billboard Music Awards.
Highlights of 2020 Grammy Awards:
Opening Performance by Lizzo:
- Rapper, Flutist & Singer/Songwriter Lizzo enthralled the audiences with a spectacular performance of “Cuz I Love You”. She dedicated this beautiful song to Kobe Bryant who recently passed away in a tragic helicopter crash.
A Tribute by Camila Cabello for her Father:
- Songwriter cum Singer Camila Cabello sang First Man, which was a song on her Father Ajelandro.
- As she was singing the song, childhood videos were played on the background. She ended the performance by singing the beautiful song to her father who was seated in the front row & held his hands.
Who are the major winners?
Billie Eilish – One of the Prominent Grammy winners 2020:
Billie Eilish won the 2020 Grammy Awards for 4 categories namely:
1). Best New Artist
2). Record of the Year – “Bad Guy”
3). Album of the Year – “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
4). Song of the Year – “Bad Guy”
Lizzo – Grammy Awards 2020 Winner in 3 categories:
Lizzo won the 2020 Grammy awards vote for 3 categories and her songs were:
1). Best Pop Solo Performance – “Truth Hurts”
2). Best Traditional R&B Performance – “Jerome”
3). Urban Contemporary Album – “ Cuz I Love You”
Tyler The Creator – A Riveting Grammy Performance & Award Winner:
Singer/Songwriter, Rapper & Record Producer Tyler, The Creator won the award in the Best Rap Album category for his Album “Igor”
Lil Nas X & Billy Ray Cyrus – 2020 Grammy Performance Vote:
Lil Nas X & Billy Ray Cyrus won the prestigious music award for the category Best Pop Duo/Group Performance.
Some other prominent Grammy winners 2020 include DJ Khaled, Gary Clark Jr & many more. The captivating event closed its curtains with a performance from Ben Platt singing “I Sing the Body Electric” as the audience grooved to the tunes.