And the Grammy Goes To…
by Amanda DuBose, Music and Performing Arts Librarian
Trevor Noah hosted the 65th annual Grammy Awards ceremony on February 5th. The glitz, the glamor, the gossip, the MUSIC! Beyonce became the Grammy’s GOAT with an additional four awards bringing her total to 32, Viola Davis became an EGOT, and Hip Hop received a thorough 50th year tribute on stage from LL Cool J, Big Boi, Queen Latifah, Run DMC, Salt-N-Pepa, Busta Rhymes, Ice T and Dr. Dre.
So, WHO WON?!
Bonnie Raitt won song of the year for “Just Like That.”
Lizzo won record of the year with “About Damn Time” and dedicated the win to Prince.
Samara Joy won best new artist.
Harry Styles won album of the year for “Harry’s House.”
Adele won best pop solo performance for “Easy on Me.”
Kendrick Lamar won for “Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers.”
Sam Smith and Kim Petras won best pop duo for “Unholy,” becoming the first non-binary and transgender performers to win in this category.
Willie Nelson won for best country album with “A Beautiful Time.”
Terri Lyne Carrington won best instrumental jazz album with “New Standards Vol. 1.”
Bad Bunny won for “Un Verano Sin Ti” in the best música urbana album category.
Into the Woods 2022 Broadway Cast Recording won the best musical theater album while Encanto won for best compilation soundtrack and best score soundtrack for visual media.
The New York Youth Symphony took the best classical orchestra performance with “Works by Florence Price, Jessie Montgomery, Valerie Coleman.”
“Blanchard: Fire Shut Up In My Bones” by the MET took best opera recording (this link goes to the resource, but this opera is currently given top billing).
Now that you know who won, click the links above or search in SUMMON to find out more about the musicians, locate their music to listen to or their scores so that you can learn the music and we can celebrate YOU next year!
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