Grammy Awards 2022 winners, as Foo Fighters, Olivia Rodrigo and Silk Sonic win big

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The annual Grammy Awards ceremony took place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on April 3, 2022, where there were performances from Billie Eilish, John Legend, and Justin Bieber amongst others.

It was a good night for Olivia Rodrigo, who picked up a number of awards including for Best New Artist and Best Pop Vocal Album for her hit album, Sour. She also performed her track Drivers Licence at the top of the show.

In the wake of the heartbreaking loss of Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins, the band won a number of awards including Best Rock Album, Best Rock Song and Best Rock Performance.

There was also an impassioned plea from Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky as he urged people to help and support those in Ukraine by speaking up and supporting the country.

The annual Grammy Awards ceremony took place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on April 3, 2022, where there were performances from Billie Eilish, John Legend, and Justin Bieber amongst others.

The Grammy Award winners in full:

Album of the Year – We Are, Jon Batiste

Record of the Year – Leave The Door Open, Silk Sonic

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance – Kiss Me More, Doja Cat ft. SZA

Best Pop Vocal Album – Sour, Olivia Rodrigo

Best R&B Album – Heaux Tales, Jazmine Sullivan

Best Rap Performance – Family Ties, Baby Keem ft. Kendrick Lamar

Best Country Album – Starting Over, Chris Stapleton

Song of the Year – Leave The Door Open, Silk Sonic

Producer of the Year (Non-Classical) – Jack Antonoff

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album – Love for Sale, Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga

Best Pop Solo Performance – Drivers Licence, Olivia Rodrigo

Best Comedy Album – Sincerely Louis CK, Louis C.K.

Best Children’s Music Album – A Colorful World, Falu

Best Jazz Vocal Album – Songwrights Apothecary Lab, Esperanza Spalding

Best Rap Album – Call Me If You Get Lost, Tyler The Creator

Best Rap Song – Jail, Kanye West ft. Jay-Z

Best Melodic Rap – Hurrican, Kanye West ft. The Weeknd & Lil Baby

Best Progressive R&B Album – Table For Two, Lucky Daye

Best R&B Song – Leave The Door Open, Silk Sonic

Best Traditional R&B Performance – Fight For You, H.E.R.

Best R&B Performance – Pick Up Your Feelings, Jazmine Sullivan

Best Alternative Music Album – Daddy’s Home, St. Vincent

Best Rock Album – Medicine At Midnight, Foo Fighters

Best Rock Song – Waiting On A War, Foo Fighters

Best Metal Performance – The Alien, Dream Theatre

Best Rock Performance – Making A Fire, Foo Fighters

Best Contemporary Classical Composition – Shaw: Narrow Sea

Best Classical Compendium – Women Warriors: The Voices of Change

Best Classical Solo Vocal Album – Mythologies

Best Classical Instrumental Solo – Alone Together

Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance – Beethoven: Cello Sonatas, Hope Amid Tears

Best Choral Performance – Mahler: Symphony No., Symphony Of A Thousand

Best Opera Recording – Glass: Akhnaten

Best Orchestral Performance – Price: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 3

Producer of the Year (Classical) – Judith Sherman

Best Engineered Album (Classical) – Chanticleer Sings Christmas

Best Spoken Word Album – Carry On: Reflections For A New Generation from John Lewis, Don Cheadle


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