The 64th Annual Grammy Awards (GRAMMYs 2022) took place on Sunday night, live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. 

Jon Batiste was the big winner of the night, picking up five trophies, including Album of the Year for “We Are.” Silk Sonic — a group featuring the collective talents of Bruno Mars and Anderson Paak — picked up four awards, including Record of the Year, while Olivia Rodrigo and Foo Fighters each collected three Grammy Awards at the GRAMMYs 2022.

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Bruno Mars and Anderson Paak of Silk Sonic

Beninese singer and songwriter, Angelique Kidjo’s ‘Mother Nature’ won in the Best Global Music album category where she was nominated alongside Wizkid, Femi Kuti, Made Kuti. This win is the Beninese singer’s fifth of her career. While delivering her acceptance speech, Angelique, who has won the Grammy four times, said it is a big win for Africa. 

Being back in person after a virtual setting revived the Grammys with in-person performances by Lil Nas X, BTS, Silk Sonic, Lady Gaga (with a virtual introduction by Tony Bennett), Rodrigo, Batiste, Justin Bieber with Giveon and Daniel Caesar, Billie Eilish and Finneas, and more.

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Angelique Kidjo, 5x Grammy Award winner.

In an emotional moment, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy addressed the audience with a taped message introducing a performance by John Legend, accompanied by Ukrainian artist Mika Newton and poet Lyuba Ykimichiuk performing “Free.”

See the full list of winners at the GRAMMYs 2022.

Song of the Year “Leave The Door Open” – Silk Sonic

Best Rap Album: Tyler, The Creator, “Call Me If You Get Lost” 

Album of the Year: Jon Batiste, “We Are”

Best Rap Performance: Baby Keem featuring Kendrick Lamar, “Family Ties”

Best Rap Song: “Jail” – Dwayne Abernathy, Jr., Shawn Carter, Raul Cubina, Michael Dean, Charles M. Njapa, Sean Solymar, Brian Hugh Warner, Kanye West & Mark Williams, songwriters (Kanye West Featuring Jay-Z)

Record of the Year: “Leave the Door Open” – Silk Sonic 

Best Melodic Rap Performance: “Hurricane” – Kanye West featuring the Weeknd and Lil Baby)

Best Rock Album: Foo Fighters, “Medicine At Midnight”

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Olivia Rodrigo accepts the award for best new artist. (c) Robert Hanashiro

Best Pop Vocal Album: Olivia Rodrigo, “Sour”

Best Pop Solo Performance: Olivia Rodrigo, “Drivers Licence”

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance: “Kiss Me More” – Doja Cat featuring SZA

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album: “Love For Sale” – Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga

Best Global Music Album: Angelique Kidjo, “Mother Nature”

Best Music Video: Jon Batiste, “Freedom”

Best Dance/Electronic Recording: “Alive” – Rüfüs Du Sol, Jason Evigan & Rüfüs Du Sol, producers; Cassian Stewart-Kasimba, mixer

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John Legend performing “FREE”. (c) Robert Hanashiro

Best Dance/Electronic Music Album: “Subconsciously” – Black Coffee 

Best Rock Performance: “Making A Fire” – Foo Fighters 

Best Rock Song: “Waiting On A War” Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Rami Jaffee, Nate Mendel, Chris Shiflett & Pat Smear, songwriters (Foo Fighters)

Best Rock Album: “Medicine At Midnight” – Foo Fighters 

Best Alternative Music Album: “Daddy’s Home” – St. Vincent — Winner

Best R&B Performance: “Pick Up Your Feelings” – Jazmine Sullivan — Winner (tie)

“Leave The Door Open” – Silk Sonic — Winner (tie)

Best R&B Song:

“Leave The Door Open” – Brandon Anderson, Christopher Brody Brown, Dernst Emile II and Bruno Mars, songwriters (Silk Sonic) 

Best R&B Album: “Heaux Tales” – Jazmine Sullivan 

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Jazmine Sullivan (c) Getty Images.

Best Country Album: “Starting Over” – Chris Stapleton 

Best Country Solo Performance: “You Should Probably Leave” – Chris Stapleton

Best Country Song: “Cold” – Dave Cobb, J.T. Cure, Derek Mixon & Chris Stapleton, songwriters (Chris Stapleton)

Best Progressive R&B Album: “Table For Two” – Lucky Daye 

Best Traditional R&B Performance: “Fight For You” – H.E.R. 

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Lady Gaga performs during the 64th Annual Grammy Awards (c) Robert Hanashiro

Best Gospel Performance/Song: “Never Lost” – CeCe Winans 

Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song: “Believe for It” – CeCe Winans

Best Gospel Album: “Believe for It” – CeCe Winans

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Jon Batiste (c) Dan MacMedan
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