From winning Album of the Year to Kim Petras becoming the first transgender woman to win her category, here are some of the Grammy 2023 highlights.
Award nights are something we all look forward to as soon as the new year begins. Grammy 2023 created a buzz on the internet which resulted in a total meme fest. The 65th Grammy Awards aired on Sunday i.e. February 5 on CBS and some of these Grammy 2023 highlights from the night are worth checking out! The night made us feel different kinds of emotions and some of these highlights really made us proud as an audience who frantically follows everything that goes on in the music industry. From artists bagging their first Grammy this year to artists winning unexpectedly, these Grammy 2023 highlights definitely kept us on our seats!
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First transgender to win in her category!
Kim Petras collaborated on Unholy with Sam Smith last year and that songs climbed milestones faster than a cheetah! After the win in Best Pop Group/Duo Performance category, Kim Petras shed tears while accepting the award over being the first transgender woman to take home the win in that category.
Harry Styles winning Album of the Year
With Harry’s House, Harry Styles‘ career skyrocketed and well, he now won a Grammy for it! Harry took home one of the biggest awards of the night, Album of the Year and while accepting the award he mentioned how every artist nominated in this category at some point of his life have been his idols and concludes the speech by saying “There’s no such thing as ‘best’ in music”.
Lizzo’s yet another empowering speech!
While accepting the Record of the Year award for ‘About Damn Time’, Lizzo dedicates her award to Prince and feels lucky to call him an idol since she grew up listening to him and how she thinks he changed the trajectory of the music industry. Prince also gave the spotlight to feel good songs and Lizzo thinks it is important to make feel good songs because the world is dark but there should be some positivity too!
Taylor Swift wins Best Music Video for All Too Well
All Too Well written and directed by Taylor Swift and produced by Saul Germaine wins Best Music Video at the 65th Grammys last night. Taylor now in total has 12 Grammy wins and has been nominated 42 times.
Viola Davis’s entry into the EGOT club
After winning an Oscar, Tony Award and Emmy, Viola Davis makes her entry into the EGOT club with her win in Best Audiobook, Narration & Storytelling Recording for her memoir Finding Me. Jennifer Hudson was the recent artist to enter the club.
Beyoncé breaks another record and creates history!
After being nominated 88 times, Beyoncé creates history and officially takes the record for Most Grammy award wins at 32. She won 4 awards at Grammy last night.
Adele dedicating her award to her son!
Adele while accepting her award for Best Pop Solo Performance for Easy on Me, dedicates the award to her son Angelo, telling the crowd, “I wrote this first verse in the shower when I was choosing to change my son’s life; he’s been nothing but humble and gracious and loving to me the whole time.”
Grammys celebrated 50 years of Hip-Hop
Hip-Hop as a genre completed 50 years in the music industry this year and the Grammy celebrated this journey. Emcees like LL Cool J, Run DMC, Salt-N-Pepa, Queen Latifah, Missy Elliott, Busta Rhymes, Big Boi, GloRilla, Lil Baby and more rapped in the medley.
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