The 2022 Grammy Awards has wrapped after airing reside on CBS from the MGM Grand Backyard Area in Las Vegas on April 3. A number of acquainted faces scored nominations on this yr’s classes—together with Taylor Swift, Drake and Lil Nas X—but it surely was additionally a memorable evening for some first-time nominees, together with Olivia Rodrigo, who gained three awards.
“Freedom” artist Jon Batiste headed into the Grammy Awards ceremony with essentially the most nominations (11!), whereas Justin Bieber, Doja Cat and H.E.R. adopted him with eight nods every. Because of her smash debut “drivers license,” Rodrigo joined newly-crowned Oscar winner Billie Eilish within the roster with seven nominations every.
The purple carpet kicked off with loads of daring seems to be, however that was solely the beginning of the action-packed night. Rodrigo, Eilish, Lil Nas X and Batiste all carried out their hit songs throughout the present, which additionally featured tributes to late composer Stephen Sondheim and Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins, who handed away on March 25 on the age of fifty.