At the Grammys this was a year of record-breaking wins, bold red carpet moments, and outstanding performances in the wee small hours of Sunday night. The award happened until four in the morning. Besides, Beyonce, Megan Thee Stallion, Taylors Swift, Billie Eilish and Harry Styles scooped some of the night’s top prizes, here are the must-see moments of Grammys 2021.
Grammys 2021 : the best moments
Phoebe Bridgers, a US singer-songwriter made a lasting impression on the night because of her spooky ensemble. The dress caught the attention even though she didn’t end up winning any of the awards she was in the running for.
Then, Megan Thee Stallion and Doja Cat posed up a storm on the red carpet although they were both competing for the coveted Best New Artist award. This action made clear that they had one another’s backs as they posed together on their way into the event.
Now we have the youngest winner in Grammy in history, Blue Ivy. Beyoncé’s song Brown Skin Girl, which features vocals from her daughter, Blue Ivy, was the winner of Best Music Video. Trevor Noah did a great job of hosting the Grammys on what can’t have been an easy night for him. Trevor joked that because of the strict testing backstage at the Grammys, the awards show was a “rare event where the white stuff going up people’s noses is cotton swabs”.
Harry Styles kicked things off with a bare-chested rendition of Watermelon Sugar while Watermelon Sugar ended up being a bigger hit in America than it was here in the UK. It earned him Best Pop Vocal Solo Performance. Billie Eilish took to the stage and changed the mood completely. Billie Eilish also wins Record Of The Year. However, she ended up dedicating her win to Megan Thee Stallion, who she suggested would have been a more deserving recipient.
Other brilliant performances were Anderson.Paak and Bruno Mars throw it back as they make their debut as Silk Sonic with Leave the Door Open. While Mickey Guyton performs her song Black Like Me with a shining performance. Later, they returned to the stage to pay tribute to Little Richard during the “in memoriam” section, with a blast of Good Golly Miss Molly.
One of the most awaited performances was Taylor Swift. She brought Folklore to life. Part Teletubbies, part Hereditary, part The Hobbit, part Shrek, Taylor Swift made a triumphant return to the Grammys stage. She discovered she’d won Album Of The Year for her surprise release Folklore, which came out in the summer of 2020.
H.E.R wins Sing of the Year for I can’t Breathe. The singer-songwriter explained, “We wrote this song over FaceTime and I didn’t imagine that my fear and my pain would turn into impact, and possibly turn into change,” Finally, Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion perform WAP for the first time and left us speechless, to be honest. Not only that, Megan Thee Stallion overjoyed to share the stage with Beyonce after Savage Remix was awarded Best Rap Performance.
Trevor Noah caught Beyonce off guard with the news she was on the cusp of breaking a Grammys record. Then it happens. Her song Black Parade scooped Best R&B Performance, becoming Beyoncé’s 28th Grammy win overall. It made Beyonce the most-awarded female artist in the ceremony’s 60-year history, as well as the most-awarded singer of all time. Don’t forget Lil Baby’s elaborate performance of his song The Bigger Picture was powerful and moving.