Taylor Swift, Adele, Jay-Z, Drake – The Hollywood Reporter

Feb 8, 2023

DJ Khaled and Jay-Z closed out the 2023 Grammys with a dramatic performance of “God Did,” but the two rappers went home from the awards show empty-handed as both lost all of the awards for which they were nominated. Khaled went into the show with six nods while Jay-Z had five.

Similarly, past Grammy darlings Taylor Swift and Adele each only won one award despite multiple nominations.

While Swift is the only solo female artist to win three album of the year Grammys, she failed to collect another key big four award, losing the much sought-after song of the year prize for the 10-minute version of “All Too Well.” However, the music video for that won an award during the Grammys’ Premiere Ceremony, but Swift wasn’t there to collect what would be her one award of the night.

Still Swift had a couple of moments during the live show, including a fun exchange with host Trevor Noah. Adele also got some airtime during the CBS telecast, including some time onstage to accept her only award of the night, for best pop solo performance, losing out on album, record and song of the year nods as well as three other awards. The last time Adele and Beyoncé faced off in the top categories, in 2017, Adele emerged triumphant.

This year, it was the best of times and the worst of times for Beyoncé. She broke the record for most wins in Grammy history and won four awards Sunday night, but she lost the other five awards for which she was nominated and continued her decade-plus streak of losing in the album, record and song of the year categories.

Indeed, it was in the big four categories where some of the night’s biggest surprises occurred. Bonnie Raitt and Lizzo were unexpected picks for song and record of the year, and both looked visibly shocked to win. And Samara Joy winning best new artist was also a surprise.

The top three awards going to people other than Beyoncé and Swift had fans of both artists upset on social media Sunday night. And Bad Bunny, who also has a vocal fan base, and was somewhat snubbed with the Grammy nominations, has some disappointed supporters after only winning one award and failing to win the top prize of album of the year, where his Un Verano Sin Ti was the first Latin album to be nominated in the category.

Drake’s win, in the Premiere Ceremony, was surprising as the rapper didn’t even submit his latest album for Grammys consideration. He won for his featured role on Future’s best melodic rap performance winner “Wait for U.” The award was the only win for Future, who had six Grammy nominations.

Veteran acts ABBA and Diana Ross have yet to win a competitive Grammy, as both lost the awards they were up for this year. Still Ross was honored with a lifetime achievement award as part of The Supremes.

Disclaimer: This story is auto-aggregated by a computer program and has not been created or edited by filmibee.
Publisher: Source link

Hasan Minhaj To Host 2023 Independent Spirit Awards

Perhaps it’s the fact the ceremony traditionally takes place in a tent on a beach. Maybe it’s the early afternoon brunch setting where an abundance of spirits are flowing. Or, maybe it’s the irreverent history of the awards themselves, but…

Mar 30, 2023

Did The 2024 Oscars Begin At Sundance?

After making history in 2022 with “CODA,” its first world premiere to win Best Picture, the Sundance Film Festival had a slightly disappointing Oscar tally for 2023. The festival didn’t make the Best Picture cut, but “Living” landed an Adapted…

Mar 29, 2023

Andrea Riseborough Oscars Controversy Prompts Academy Campaign Review

It looked as though the 2023 Oscar season would be the first in over a decade without some sort of scandal in its midst. After the events of the past week, that does not appear to be the case. The…

Mar 28, 2023

‘A Thousand And One’ & ‘The Persian Version’ Top 2023 Sundance Film Festival Awards

After a two-year virtual in-person hiatus, the Sundance Film Festival returned to Park City and that meant an old-fashioned in-person awards ceremony as well. Well, sorta. The post-ceremony party was absent this year (as well as its traditional host), but…

Mar 27, 2023