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Held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, music’s biggest night was hosted by comedian Trevor Noah and featured performances by major artists like H.E.R., Justin Bieber, Nas, John Legend, Lil Nas X, and more.

Olivia Rodrigo won best new artist, Silk Sonic took home record and song of the year, and Jon Batiste won album of the year. Beninese music icon, Angelique Kidjo won the 2022 Grammy in the Best Global Music Album category.

This would be the singer’s fifth of her 40-year-career. Kidjo’s ‘Mother Nature’ album, which earned her the Grammy, is her first album of original music in seven years. The 61-year old singer was nominated alongside Femi Kuti and son, Made, WizKid (all from Nigeria), Ghana’s Rocky Dawuni, and Hawaii’s Daniel Ho.

Record of the Year   -“Leave The Door Open,” Silk Sonic

Song of the Year       -“Leave The Door Open,” Silk Sonic 

Album of the Year – “We Are,” Jon Batiste

Best New Artist          -Olivia Rodrigo

Best Pop Solo Performance–“Drivers License,” Olivia Rodrigo

Best Pop Duo or Group Performance –“Kiss Me More,” Doja Cat feat. SZA

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album  —“Love for Sale,” Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga

Best Pop Vocal Album  —“Sour,” Olivia Rodrigo 

Best Dance Recording   —–“Alive,” Rüfüs Du Sol

Best Rap Album   —–“Call Me If You Get Lost,” Tyler, the Creator

Best Rap Performance —–“Family Ties,” Baby Keem, Kendrick Lamar

Best Rap Song  —-“Jail,” Kanye West, Jay-Z

Best Latin Pop Album —-“Mendó,” Alex Cuba

Best Musica Urbana Album —“El Último Tour Del Mundo,” Bad Bunny

Best American Roots Performance——“Cry,” Jon Batiste

Best R&B Performance——–Tie: “Leave The Door Open,” Silk Sonic  and “Pick Up Your Feelings,” Jazmine Sullivan

Angelique Kidjo won the 2022 Grammy in the Best Global Music Album category.
Jon Batiste wins the Album Of The Year award for ‘We Are’ onstage during the 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 03, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images for The Recording Academy)


Best R&B Song   —“Leave The Door Open,” Silk Sonic
Best R&B Album    —“Heaux Tales,” Jazmine Sullivan
Best Country Solo Performance      –“You Should Probably Leave,” Chris Stapleton
Best Country Duo or Group Performance   –“Younger Me,” Brothers Osborne
Best Country Song    –“Cold,” Chris Stapleton
Best Country Album   –“Starting Over,” Chris Stapleton
Best Rock Performance  —-“Making a Fire,” Foo Fighters
Best Rock Song     —- “Waiting on a War,” Foo Fighters
Best Rock Album   —“Medicine at Midnight,” Foo Fighters


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