The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards were held at the Staples Centre at Los Angeles on 26 January, to honour the best recordings, artists and compositions of the year.
American singer Lizzo, whose ‘Truth Hurts’ became a viral hit in 2019, led the way with a total of eight nominations in her pocket. Lizzo is closely followed by 17-year-old Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X; both have received six nominations each. Ariana Grande too, has received five Grammy nominations for the album of the year and record of the year for Thank U, Next and ‘7 Rings’ respectively.
Camila Cabello, Jessie Reyez and more graced the ‘purple’ carpet.
Lizzo led with the most number of nominations across several categories.
The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards have started rolling out at the Staples Centre in Los Angeles, USA.
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Usher, FKA Twigs Take Stage
Usher and FKA Twigs kicked off the performance to honour the late musical icon Prince. Usher began with a rendition of ‘Little Red Corvette’. Singer and dancer FKA Twigs accompanied him as she captured the audience with an extraordinary pole dance during ‘When Doves Cry.’