Jon Batiste takes home five Grammys, including for best album | show

UpdateJon Batiste won the Grammy Award for album of the year in Las Vegas on Sunday evening. He won the award for the record We Are† The artist has already won three Grammys for his songs freedom and cry and one for his contribution to the film’s soundtrack soul

The Grammy for Batiste still has a Dutch touch: music producer Tearce Kizzo was closely involved in the creation of the album under his stage name Kizzo. We Are and can therefore also call himself a Grammy winner since Sunday evening.

Jon Batiste was the biggest contender at the 64th Annual Grammys with 11 nominations. He eventually went home with five.

previously won Leave The Door Open from Silk Sonic the other two of the top prizes: the Grammys for Song of the Year and Record of the Year. Those awards sometimes cause confusion, because both awards are for a song. Song of the Year is the award for the writers of a song, while the Record of the Year-Grammy goes to the artists and studio staff who recorded the song.

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Bruno Mars at the Grammys. © Getty Images for The Recording A

Other nominees in the category were Lil Nas X (Call me by your name), Justin Bieber (peaches), and Ed Sheeran (Bad Habits† Bruno Mars, who has 11 Grammys to his name, shares his latest award with the song’s co-writers. Silk Sonic already won two other R&B awards at the pre-Grammy award show earlier in the evening.

Olivia Rodrigo took home the Grammy for Newcomer of the Year. The 19-year-old also won the Best Solo Pop Performance Awards for the song at the ceremony Drivers License and the Grammy for best pop album for her record sour

Three Grammys for Foo Fighters

The rock band Foo Fighters won, more than a week after the sudden death of drummer Taylor Hawkins, in three categories: Best Rock Album, Best Rock Song and Best Rock Performance. The drummer was honored with a compilation of memorable highlights, as the band itself was not present for the planned performance.

The most important music prizes in the world were finally awarded to a full house after two years. This was impossible in the past two editions due to the corona measures.

Actually, the Grammys were supposed to be awarded in January, but the show was moved due to the corona pandemic. A different location was also chosen: the MGM Grand in Las Vegas instead of Los Angeles. Talk show host and comedian Trevor Noah hosted the award ceremony.

Notable award Louis CK

Notable was the Grammy win of American comedian Louis CK, who came under fire in 2017 for sexual misconduct. It won in the Best Comedy Album category. Many people quickly concluded on social media that the so-called ‘cancel culture’ apparently does not exist at all.

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