The 2022 Grammy’s In Review


Anastasia Carlon, Staff Writer

The 64th annual Grammys award show took place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on April 3rd, 2022. Trevor Noah was the host for the second time this year. The Grammy Award, or Grammy, is an award presented by the Recording Academy to recognize “outstanding achievement in the music industry” in the United States. The trophy is a gilded gramophone. The Grammys are the first of the Big Three networks’ major music awards held annually.


Silk Sonic- “Leave The Door Open”

Olivia Rodrigo- “Driver’s License”

J Balvin- “Que Mas Pues?”

Billie Eilish- “Happier Than Ever”

BTS- “Butter”

Lil Nas X- “Dead Right Now, Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” and “Industry Baby” with Jack Harlow

Carrie Underwood-“Ghost Story”

Lady Gaga- “Love for Sale, Do I Love You”


There were many winners and awards, but the following are some of the highlights.

Record of the Year “Leave the Door Open,” Silk Sonic

Album of the Year “We Are,” Jon Batiste

Song of the Year “Leave the Door Open,” Brandon Anderson, Christopher Brody Brown, Dernst Emile II and Bruno Mars, songwriters (Silk Sonic)

Best New Artist Olivia Rodrigo

Best Pop Solo Performance “Drivers License,” Olivia Rodrigo

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance “Kiss Me More,” Doja Cat featuring SZA

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

Best Pop Vocal Album “Sour,” Olivia Rodrigo

Best Dance/Electronic Recording “Alive,” Rüfüs Du Sol

Best Dance/Electronic Music Album “Subconsciously,” Black Coffee

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

Best Contemporary Instrumental Album “Tree Falls,” Taylor Eigsti

Best Rock Performance “Making a Fire,” Foo Fighters

Best Metal Performance “The Alien,” Dream Theater

Best Rock Song “Waiting on a War,” Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Rami Jaffee, Nate Mendel, Chris Shiflett, and Pat Smear, songwriters (Foo Fighters)

Best Rock Album “Medicine at Midnight,” Foo Fighters

Best R&B Performance “Leave the Door Open,” Silk Sonic, and “Pick Up Your Feelings,” by Jazmine Sullivan (TIE)

Best Traditional R&B Performance “Fight for You,” H.E.R.

Best R&B Song “Leave the Door Open,” Brandon Anderson, Christopher Brody Brown, Dernst Emile II, and Bruno Mars, songwriters (Silk Sonic)

Best Progressive R&B Album “Table for Two,” Lucky Daye

Best R&B Album “Heaux Tales,” Jazmine Sullivan

Best Rap Performance “Family Ties” Baby Keem featuring Kendrick Lamar

Best Melodic Rap Performance “Hurricane,” Kanye West featuring the Weeknd and Lil Baby

Best Rap Song “Jail,” Dwayne Abernathy, Jr., Shawn Carter, Raul Cubina, Michael Dean, Charles M. Njapa, Sean Solymar, Kanye West and Mark Williams, songwriters (Kanye West featuring Jay-Z)

Best Rap Album “Call Me if You Get Lost,” Tyler, the Creator

Best Country Solo Performance “You Should Probably Leave,” Chris Stapleton

Best Country Duo/Group Performance “Younger Me,” Brothers Osborne

Best Country Song “Cold,” Dave Cobb, J.T. Cure, Derek Mixon, and Chris Stapleton, songwriters (Chris Stapleton)

Best Country Album “Starting Over,” Chris Stapleton

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