The 63rd Grammy Awards were held  Sunday with people in attendance, and the show took advantage with a string of high-profile performances.

Everybody from Taylor Swift to Dua Lipa to Bad Bunny and even Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion bringing “WAP” to mainstream America took center stage.

Side note 1: I would hate to be the grandchild that had to explain what “WAP” meant after that performance, edited as it was.

Beyonce picked up four Grammys out of the nine she was up for, including the music video for “Brown Skin Girl”, which featured her daughter Blue Ivy Carter also picking up a Grammy at 9 years old.

Side note 2: In doing the deep dive for this article, I discovered there is a Grammy for “Best Album Notes.” It was won by Bob Mehr for “Dead Man’s Pop” by The Replacements. I now have a new, achievable goal in life.

The full list of winners is here. A quick rundown of the categories you actually care about is below, with some videos of performances also included.

The Grammy Winners

Album of the Year:¬†¬†“Folklore”,¬†¬†Taylor Swift

Record of the Year:¬†¬†“Everything I Wanted”,¬†¬†Billie Eilish

Song of the Year:¬†¬†“I Can’t Breathe”,¬†¬†H.E.R.

Best New Artist:  Megan Thee Stallion

Best Pop Vocal Album:¬†¬†“Future Nostalgia”,¬†¬†Dua Lipa

Best Pop Solo Performance:¬†¬†“Watermelon Sugar”,¬†¬†Harry Styles

Best Pop Performance By a Duo or Group:¬†¬†“Rain on Me”,¬†¬†Lady Gaga¬†and¬†Ariana Grande

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album:¬†¬†“American Standard”,¬†James Taylor

Best Rock Song:¬†¬†“Stay High”,¬†¬†Brittany Howard

Best Rock Album:¬†¬†“The New Abnormal”,¬†¬†The Strokes

Best Rock Performance:¬†¬†“Shameika”,¬†¬†Fiona Apple

Best Metal Performance:¬†¬†“Bum-Rush”,¬†¬†Body Count

Best Alternative Music Album:¬†¬†“Fetch the Bolt Cutters”,¬†¬†Fiona Apple

Best R&B Song:¬†¬†“Better Than I Imagined”,¬†¬†Robert Glasper¬†featuring¬†H.E.R.¬†and¬†Meshell Ndegeocello

Best R&B Album:¬†¬†“Bigger Love”,¬†¬†John Legend

Best R&B Performance:¬†¬†“Black Parade”,¬†¬†Beyonc√©

Best Traditional R&B Performance:¬†¬†“Anything for You”,¬†¬†Ledisi

Best Rap Song:¬†¬†“Savage”,¬†¬†Megan Thee Stallion¬†featuring¬†Beyonc√©

Best Rap Album:¬†¬†“King’s Disease”,¬†¬†Nas

Best Rap Performance:¬†¬†“Savage”,¬†¬†Megan Thee Stallion¬†featuring¬†Beyonc√©

Best Melodic Rap Performance:¬†¬†“Lockdown”,¬†¬†Anderson .Paak

Best Country Song:¬†¬†“Crowded Table”,¬†¬†The Highwomen

Best Country Album:¬†¬†“Wildcard”,¬†¬†Miranda Lambert

Best Country Solo Performance:¬†¬†“When My Amy Prays”,¬†¬†Vince Gill

Best Country Performance By a Duo or Group:¬†¬†“10,000 Hours”,¬†¬†Dan + Shay¬†and¬†Justin Bieber

Best Bluegrass Album:¬†¬†“Home”,¬†¬†Billy Strings

Best Reggae Album:¬†¬†“Got to Be Tough”,¬†¬†Toots and the Maytals

Best Dance Recording:¬†¬†“10%”,¬† Kaytranada¬†featuring¬†Kali Uchis

 

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