The Highlights from the 2024 Grammy Awards
The Grammy Awards of 2024 unfolded with much fanfare on February 4th in Los Angeles, spotlighting the biggest names in music. SZA, leading with nine nominations, and other top contenders like Victoria Monét, Phoebe Bridgers, and a host of celebrated artists set the stage for an unforgettable night.
SZA didn’t leave empty-handed, securing wins in several categories, including Best Pop Duo/Group Performance and Best Progressive R&B Album.
Standout Performances and Wins
The ceremony, hosted by Trevor Noah for the fourth year running, featured performances from music legends and rising stars alike, including Joni Mitchell, Billie Eilish, and Burna Boy. Boygenius and Phoebe Bridgers shared their success, clinching awards for Best Rock Performance and Best Alternative Music Album, among others. Miley Cyrus’s Flowers took home the Record of the Year, marking a high point in her career.
The Full Rundown of Pop Winners
Here’s a quick glance at some of the night’s biggest winners:
- Album of the Year: Taylor Swift for Midnights
- Best New Artist: Victoria Monét
- Song of the Year: Billie Eilish for “What Was I Made For?” from the Barbie movie
- Best Pop Vocal Album: Taylor Swift for Midnights
- Best R&B Song: SZA for “Snooze”
- Best Country Album: Lainey Wilson for Bell Bottom Country
- Best Música Urbana Album: Karol G’s Mañana Será Bonito
See the full list of Grammy winners here.
A Celebration of Musical Diversity
The 2024 Grammys highlighted the diverse tapestry of global music, from the pulsating rhythms of Best Música Urbana Album winner Karol G’s Mañana Será Bonito to the soulful melodies of Best Jazz Instrumental Album by Billy Childs. The night celebrated the winners, and the powerful connections and stories music weaves across genres and borders.
As the dust settles on another memorable Grammy night, the wins and performances of 2024 set a high bar for the music industry, showcasing the evolving landscape of music and the endless talent that continues to emerge. With new albums on the horizon and artists breaking through genre barriers, the future of music is as exciting as ever. Follow along for more updates and insights into the world of music as we continue to celebrate the artistry and innovation of musicians worldwide.