Highlights from the 2020 Grammy Awards

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Billie Eilish won album of the year, song of the year, record of the year and best new artist at the 2020 Grammys, which also included tributes to former NBA star Kobe Bryant. Read more: https://wapo.st/36pQ9JX. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow us: Twitte



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-♪, it's so hard, ♪ ♪ to say goodbye. ♪ -the 62nd annual grammy awards took place january 26th at the staples center, in los angeles, home of the lakers and former nba legend kobe bryant. , the retired basketball star, and his 13-year-old daughter and several others were killed in a helicopter crash earlier in the day. -♪. The rain ♪ -boyz ii, men and host alicia keys gave a small tribute to bryan ...
with hopes that a night of music would help to heal. The many shocked by the news of his death. -' bad guy' by billie eilish. -the biggest winner of the night, was 18-year-old songstress billie eilish. First, she won song of the year for `` bad guy. '. Then she came out victorious in the stacked category for best new artist.

and to cap off the night. She won both album of the year for `` when we all fall asleep. Where do we go ?' and record of the year for `` bad guy. '? -Tonight is for kobe. -lizzo's uplifting, album cuz. I love you earned the artist a number of awards, including best pop solo performance for ``. Truth hurts ,' best traditional r & amp b performance for ``, jerome, ,' and best urban contemporary album. , who needs stairs when you are a grammy winner tyler. The creator won his first-ever grammy for best rap album for `` igor. ' -that's, my mom. If y'all wondering. -earlier, he opened his performance of `` earfquake' with the velvet sounds of charlie wilson and boyz ii, men.

-♪. You make my earth quake ♪. . , but later rocked it out to `` new magic wand' with countless copies of himself. proud parents could not keep it together at this year's grammys. camila cabello's dad also lost it during his daughter's serenade to him. -♪, don't even know How much it means to me now: ♪ -♪ take my horse to the old town road ♪ -and just when you thought you could not fall in love with `` old town road'. All over again lil nas, x and billy ray cyrus gave us a remix. To remember adding korean boy band bts and nas --, yes, nas -- to the popular jam.

-♪, don't lie to them. No fables ♪, [ cheers and applause ] -in her first performance since her nearly fatal overdose. In 2018 demi lovato belted out her new song ``. Anyone ,' a ballad. She wrote just days before the incident. -♪. Please send me anyone ♪ -♪. I know they'd rather see me down. ♪ -john legend lifted the room and along with kirk franklin, yg dj khaled and others celebrated the life of rapper and activist nipsey. Hussle. , the song `` higher' by dj khaled featuring legend and nipsey hussle won the grammy for best rap/sung performance. -this is for nipsey hussle.

-the rapper was also awarded a posthumous grammy for best rap performance. Earlier in the night.


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