Recapping the 2020 Grammys
January 28, 2020
This past Sunday, the 62nd annual Grammy Awards took place in Los Angeles. The Grammys recognize the biggest names in music, complete with performances. Below is a list of some of the biggest awards from that night and the lucky recipients that took them home. Celebrities, including host Alicia Keys, also paid tribute to Kobe Bryant, who tragically passed away the day of the show.
Record of the Year: Bilie Eilish received the award for her upbeat song “Bad Guy.” This was one of Eilish’s many awards that night, which she won after going up against Post Malone and Swae Lee’s “Sunflower”, Lizzo’s “Truth Hurts” and Khalid’s “Talk”, among others.
Album of the Year: Billie Eilish won for her debut album When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go. The other nominees included Ariana Grande’s Thank U, Next and Lil Nas X’s 7 and Lana Del Rey’s Norman F**king Rockwell.
Best new artist: Billie Eilish won what is one of the most talked-of awards of the year. With the release of her first album in 2019 and an upcoming tour, this year is already proving to be a successful year for Eilish, who’s only 18.
Song of the year: Billie Eilish and brother Finneas O’Connell received the award for “Bad Guy”. Eilish took home some of the biggest awards this year, with “Bad Guy” going up against Taylor Swift’s “Lover”, Lewis Capaldi’s “Someone You Loved” and more.
Best County Album: While I’m Livin’ by Tanya Tucker
Best Rap Album: Igor by Tyler, The Creator
Best R&B Album: Ventura by Anderson .Paak
Best Urban Contemporary Album: Cuz I Love You (Deluxe) by Lizzo
Best Comedy Album: Sticks & Stone by Dave Chappelle
Best Latin Pop Album: #ELDISCO by Alejandro Sanz
Best Rock Album: Social Cues by Cage The Elephant
Best Alternative Music Album: Father of the Bride by Vampire Weekend
Other awards include Best Metal Performance, Best Pop Duo/Group Performance and Best Country Performance.
Anna Woodward is a senior and the Editor-in-Chief of RHSToday and Knight Writers. This is her second year as an editor and third year on staff. In her...