62nd GRAMMY AWARDS

62nd GRAMMY AWARDS

 jeanniejeanniejeannie.co.uk BLOG   Tuesday 28th January 2020

THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY

 62nd GRAMMY AWARDS Sunday 26th January 2020

I really enjoy the entertainment awards at this time of the year. This week it is the turn of the Grammys and there was some good acts featured.

Billie Eilish, Lizzo and Lil Nas X having all emerged as winners of the 2020 Grammys. Eilish dominated the night with wins in the Best New Artist, Song of the Year, Album of the Year, Record of the Year and Best Pop Vocal Album categories. Lil Nas X scored two victories for Best Music Video and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance, while Tyler, the Creator took Best Rap Album.

Here is a full list of winners at the 2020 Grammys:

Record of the Year:                                             Billie Eilish, “Bad Guy”

Album of the Year:                                             Billie Eilish, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?

Best New Artist:                                                  Billie Eilish

Song of the Year:                                                Billie Eilish, “Bad Guy”

Best Rap/Sung Performance:                            DJ Khaled feat Nipsey Hussle & John Legend, “Higher”

Best Rap Album:                                                 Tyler, the Creator: Igor

Best Pop/Solo Performance:                             Lizzo, “Truth Hurts”

Best Pop Vocal Album:                                      Billie Eilish, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album:                 Elvis Costello & The Imposters, Look Now

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance:                 Lil Nas X feat Billy Ray Cyrus, “Old Town Road”

Best R&B Album:                                               Anderson .Paak, Ventura

Best Urban Contemporary Album:                  Lizzo, Cuz I Love You (Deluxe)

Best R&B Song:                                                  PJ Morton feat JoJo, “Say So”

Best Traditional R&B Performance:               Lizzo, “Jerome”

Best R&B Performance:                                    Anderson .Paak feat Andre 3000, “Come Home”

Best Rock Album:                                               Cage The Elephant, Social Cues

Best Rock Song:                                                  Gary Clark Jr, “This Land”

Best Rock Performance:                                    Gary Clark Jr, “This Land”

Best Rap Song:                                                    21 Savage feat J Cole, “A Lot”

Best Rap Performance:                                      Nipsey Hussle feat Roddy Ricch & Hit-Boy, “Racks in the Middle”

Best Music Film:                                                 Beyonce, Homecoming

Best Music Video:                                               Lil Nas X feat Billy Ray Cyrus, “Old Town Road”

Best Country Album:                                          While I’m Livin’ – Tanya Tucker

Best Country Solo Performance:                     Ride Me Back Home – Willie Nelson

Best Country Duo/Group Performance:         Dan + Shay, “Speechless”

Best Comedy Album:                                         Dave Chappelle, Sticks & Stones

Best Song Written for Visual Media:                              Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper, “I’ll Never Love Again”

Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media:           Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper, A Star is Born

Best Album Notes:                                              Stax ’68: A Memphis Story Steve Greenberg, album notes writer (Various Artists)

Best Boxed Or Special Limited Edition Package:        Woodstock: Back To The Garden – The Definitive 50th Anniversary Archive

Best Instrumental Composition:                                      Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Symphonic Suite – John Williams, composer (John Williams)

Best Comedy Album:                                                         Sticks & Stones – Dave Chappelle

Best Spoken Word Album

(Includes Poetry, Audio Books & Storytelling)              Becoming – Michelle Obama

Best Folk Album:                                                                Patty Griffin – Patty Griffin

Best Roots Gospel Album:                                                Testimony – Gloria Gaynor

Best Gospel Album:                                                            Long Live Love   – Kirk Franklin

BEST CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN MUSIC PERFORMANCE/SONG: For King & Country, Dolly Parton

God Only Knows –  Dolly Parton; Josh Kerr, Jordan Reynolds, Joel Smallbone, Luke Smallbone & Tedd Tjornhom, songwriters

INSPIRATIONAL QUOTE FOR THE DAY

“Love what you have. Need what you want. Accept what you receive. Give what you can. Always remember, what goes around, comes around…” – Unknwon

HAPPINESS IS…

Happiness is…the album, Testimony – Gloria Gaynor

GRANDAD’S ONE LINER JOKE OF THE DAY

Q:   What did the lawyer name his daughter? A:   Sue

LOVE IS…

Love is… blooming

 

 

 

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