The 63rd edition of the Grammys was breaking records and female artists were the stars on this occasion. Last Sunday, the artists Megan Thee Stallion, Beyoncé, Billie Eilish, among others, were the ones who took the most outstanding awards during the Grammys. In the case of Billie Eilish, she swept during the last Grammy celebration, however, this occasion was no exception because she had four nominations and won one of the most prestigious awards.
On the other hand, the Grammys had been postponed since January due to issues related to the coronavirus, but finally, on March 14, 2021 this gala was held, which was adapted to some limitations and was held without an audience, obviously. Next, in this list, we present the artists who were awarded the awards given by the Recording Academy of the United States.
Best New Artist
At the beginning of the Grammy, the night began with the spectacular musical act of Harry Styles where we could see him on stage performing Watermelon Sugar, a song that premiered in 2019 during the Fine Line. After that fantastic presentation, Billie Eilish entered the scene with her song Everything I Wanted and HAIM with The Steps, a single that was nominated for the best rock performance.
On the other hand, we also have Beyoncé, who during the Grammy was the artist with the most nominations, she may even become the first woman with the most awards because so far she has been credited with 24. Taylor Swift could not be left behind tonight at the Grammys, she has a great chance of becoming the first woman to win the best album of the year three times in a row, this time with Folklore.
After this, it was the turn of the first prize of the whole night in the category of Best New Artist where there was a large list of nominees such as Phoebe Bridgers, Noah Cyrus, and CHIKA. At the end, who won this Grammy was Megan Thee Stallion, a 26-year-old artist who could not stop crying and thanking God.
Best Country Album
Before meeting the winner of this category, we were able to appreciate some interpretations of various artists. One of them was Black Pumas with their song Colors which was nominated for a Grammy in the Recording of the Year category. To give the night a little more rhythm, DaBaby appeared, who, in the style of Rockstar, stood out throughout the evening.
Right after this performance, Dua Lipa appears on the Grammy stage, who along with DaBaby performed Levitating. Dua Lipa was nominated in various categories such as Record of the Year, Best Pop Album, Song of the Year, and Album of the Year. Also playing was Leave the door open, the first single from the album belonging to Anderson Paak and Bruno Mars.
Finally, it was time to announce the Grammy winner in the Best Country Album category, and among the nominees were Your Life Is A Record by Brandy Clark and Lady Like by Ingrid Andress. In the end, the winner was Miranda Lambert with her album Wilcard.
Best Pop Solo Song
It was time to shine for Taylor Swift and so it was during the Grammys. This interpreter could become the first woman to win the best album of the year three times in a row thanks to Folkore. Swift played Cardigan and August. Now, for the Best Solo Song category, the nominees were: Say So by Doja Cat, Yummy by Justin Bieber, Watermelon Sugar by Harry Styles, Cardigan by Taylor Swift and Everything I Wanted by Billie Eilish.
As some people expected, the Grammy winner in this category was Harry Styles with his single Watermelon Sugar.
After some awards and some fantastic performances, it was time to pause to pay tribute and remember great exponents of music who unfortunately died this year. Among some of these stars that gave a beautiful meaning to the music were Mary Wilson, Mac Davis, Eddie Van Halen, Bonnie Pointer, Helen Reddy and of course, Armando Manzanero, one of the greatest Mexican composers of all time.
Best Melodic Rap Performance
Continuing with the Grammy, Brittany Howard appeared on the scene with Chris Martin who with You’ll Never Walk Alone paid a posthumous tribute. After the break, Mickey Guyton performed one of the hits from the Bridges album, Black Like Me. This song was nominated for a Grammy in the category Best Solo Country Performance. Miranda Lambert appears on stage with her theme Bluebird, a song that was inspired by one of Charles Budowski’s beautiful poems.
Now, the nominees for the Best Melodic Rap Performance category were The Box by Roddy Ricch, Rockstar by DaBaby ft Roddy Ricch, Highest In the Room by Travis Scott, Cry Later by Drake ft Lil Durk. And the winner was: Anderson .Paak with Lockdown.
Best Latin Pop Album
For this category of the Grammy, the nominees were: YHLQMDLG by Bad Bunny, 3:33 by Debi Nova, Pause by Ricky Martin, Table for two by Kany García and For the first time by Camilo. Finally, the winner was Bad Bunny with his album YHLQMDLG who, upon receiving it, expressed: “Achieving dreams by doing what I love, giving me an award for doing what I love is like ok, give it to me.”
Song of the year
For this Grammy for the song of the year, some of the best and most popular songs of this era were nominated, among which are: ‘Don’t Start Now’, by Dua Lipa; ‘Cardigan’ by Taylor Swift; Beyoncé’s ‘Black Parade’; Roddy Ricch’s ‘The Box’; ‘I Can’t Breathe’, by H.E.R .; ‘Circles’ by Post Malone; ‘If the world was ending’, by Julia Michaels; and ‘Everything I Wanted’ by Billie Eilish. And the winner was: H.E.R with I can’t Breathe.
Best Rap Song
The nominees in this category were Lil Baby, from The Bigger Picture; Roddy Ricch, from The Box; Drake Ft. Lil Durk, from Laugh Now Cry Later; Rockstar’s DaBaby Ft. Roddy Ricch; Savage by Megan Thee Stallion Ft. Beyoncé. And the winner was Megan Thee Stallion ft Beyoncé.
Best Pop Album
For this Grammy the nominees were Folklore, by Taylor Swift, Future Nostalgia, by Dua Lipa, Fine Line, by Harry Styles, Chromatica, by Lady Gaga, Changes by Justin Bieber and who won the award was Dua Lipa with her album Future Nostalgia.
Best R&B Performance
For the best R&B performance we had nominees like Lightning & Thunder, by Jhene Aiko with John Legend; Black Parade, by Beyoncé; All I Need, by Jacob Collier with Mahalia and Ty Dolla $ ign; Goat Head, by Brittany Howard; and See Me by Emily King. Surprisingly, the award went to Beyoncé who positioned her as the woman with the most awards in the history of the Grammy Awards.
Album of the year
Entering the final part of these awards, we found the Grammy for best Album of the year and the nominees were: Folklore, by Taylor Swift, Hollywood’s Bleeding, by Post Malone, Black Pumas (Deluxe Edition), by Black Pumas, Chilombo, by Jhene Aiko, Everyday Life, by Coldplay, Women in Music Pt. III, by HAIM, Future Nostalgia, by Dua Lipa, Djesse Vol. 3, by Jacob Collier. Who won the award was Taylor Swift, this made her the first woman to win three times in this nomination.
Record of the year
The award for the last category of the night went to Billie Eilish with Everything I Wanted who had to compete with excellent opponents.