At the 2024 Grammy Awards, Taylor Swift clinched Album of the Year for her masterpiece “Midnights,” marking her fourth victory in this prestigious category, a record unmatched by any other artist.

In addition to this milestone win, Swift triumphed in the Best Pop Vocal Album category. During her acceptance speech, she delighted fans by announcing her upcoming album, “The Tortured Poets Department,” set for release on April 19.

SZA led the nominations this year with a staggering nine nods, including recognition for Album of the Year, Record of the Year, and Song of the Year. Despite accumulating 15 Grammy nominations prior to this event, her sole previous win was for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance in 2022 with “Kiss Me More.” However, SZA swiftly added to her accolades, securing a win for Best R&B Song early in the evening.

The Grammy Awards returned to the illustrious Arena in Los Angeles, with the ceremony broadcasted live on CBS and streamed on Paramount+. The esteemed event was once again hosted by the talented comedian and former “Daily Show” host Trevor Noah, marking his fourth consecutive year as host. The evening was graced with captivating performances by legendary artists such as Joni Mitchell, U2, and Billy Joel, along with an unexpected duet featuring Tracy Chapman and Luke Combs performing “Fast Car.”


Here are the 2024 Grammys winners and nominees:

Best pop solo performance

  • Miley Cyrus, “Flowers” — Winner
  • Doja Cat, “Paint the Town Red”
  • Billie Eilish,”What Was I Made For?”
  • Taylor Swift, “Anti-Hero”
  • Olivia Rodrigo, “Vampire”

Best música urbana album

  • Karol G, “Mañana Será Bonito” — Winner
  • Rauw Alejandro, “Saturno”
  • Tainy, “Data”

Best country album

  • Lainey Wilson, “Bell Bottom Country”  — Winner
  • Kelsea Ballerini, “Rolling Up the Welcome Mat”
  • Brothers Osborne, “Brothers Osborne”
  • Zach Bryan, “Zach Bryan”
  • Tyler Childers, “Rustin’ in the Rain”

Best R&B song

  • SZA, “Snooze” — Winner
  • Victoria Monét, “On My Mama”
  • Coco Jones, “ICU”
  • Robert Glasper Featuring SiR & Alex Isley, “Back to Love”
  • Halle, “Angel”

Best pop vocal album

  • Taylor Swift, “Midnights” — Winner
  • Kelly Clarkson, “chemistry”
  • Miley Cyrus, “Endless Summer Vacation”
  • Olivia Rodrigo, “GUTS”
  • Ed Sheeran, “- (Subtract)”

Song of the year

  • “What Was I Made For?” (from the motion picture “Barbie”) – Billie Eilish O’Connell & Finneas O’Connell, songwriters (Billie Eilish) — Winner
  • “A&W” – Jack Antonoff, Lana Del Rey & Sam Dew, songwriters (Lana Del Rey)
  • “Anti-Hero” – Jack Antonoff & Taylor Swift, songwriters (Taylor Swift)
  • “Butterfly” – Jon Batiste & Dan Wilson, songwriters (Jon Batiste)
  • “Dance the Night” (from “Barbie The Album”) – Caroline Ailin, Dua Lipa, Mark Ronson & Andrew Wyatt, songwriters (Dua Lipa)
  • “Flowers” – Miley Cyrus, Gregory Aldae Hein & Michael Pollack, songwriters (Miley Cyrus)
  • “Kill Bill” – Rob Bisel, Carter Lang & Solána Rowe, songwriters (SZA)
  • “vampire” – Daniel Nigro & Olivia Rodrigo, songwriters (Oliva Rodrigo)

Best new artist

  • Victoria Monét — Winner
  • Gracie Abrams
  • Fred again..
  • Ice Spice
  • Jelly Roll
  • Coco Jones
  • Noah Kahan
  • The War and Treaty

Record of the year

  • “Flowers” – Miley Cyrus — Winner
  • “Worship” – Jon Batiste
  • “Not Strong Enough” – boygenius
  • “What Was I Made For?” [from the motion picture “Barbie”] – Billie Eilish
  • “On My Mama” – Victoria Monét
  • “vampire” – Olivia Rodrigo
  • “Anti-Hero” – Taylor Swift
  • “Kill Bill” – SZA

Album of the year

  • “Midnights,” Taylor Swift — Winner
  • “World Music Radio,” Jon Batiste
  • “the record,” boygenius
  • “Endless Summer Vacation,” Miley Cyrus
  • “Did you know that there’s a tunnel under Ocean Blvd,” Lana Del Rey
  • “The Age of Pleasure,” Janelle Monáe
  • “GUTS,” Olivia Rodrigo
  • “SOS,” SZA


Before the main event commenced, several notable awards were bestowed upon deserving recipients. Among these, the inaugural award for Best Pop Dance Recording was claimed by Kylie Minogue for her infectious track “Padam Padam.” The Beatles secured a victory in the Best Music Video category for their timeless piece “I’m Only Sleeping,” marking their first Grammy win since 1997.

In a groundbreaking moment, Tyla clinched the Grammy for Best African Music Performance in the category’s inaugural year, thanks to her captivating song “Water.” SZA achieved her second career victory in the Best Pop Duo/Group Performance category for “Ghost in the Machine,” sharing the honor with Phoebe Bridgers, who also triumphed with her band BoyGenius, winning Best Alternative Music Album.

Killer Mike showcased his prowess by sweeping all three categories he was nominated in Best Rap Song, Best Rap Performance, and Best Rap Album. However, his night took an unexpected turn when he was escorted out of the ceremony in handcuffs by law enforcement officers. The LAPD later clarified that this was about an altercation nearby, resulting in a misdemeanor charge. Killer Mike was subsequently released on zero bail.

Folk music icon Joni Mitchell, aged 80, secured her 10th Grammy with a win in the Best Folk Album category for “Live at Newport.” In a poignant moment, Mitchell graced the stage for her debut Grammy performance, delivering a stirring rendition of “Both Sides, Now.” This appearance marked a rare return to the spotlight following her recovery from a 2015 brain aneurysm.

Meanwhile, as anticipation for the Oscars mounted, “Barbie” and “Oppenheimer” celebrated victories at the Grammy Awards. “Barbie” claimed the award for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media, while “Oppenheimer” received recognition for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media. Additionally, the coveted titles of Song of the Year and Best Song Written for Visual Media were bestowed upon Billie Eilish and her brother Finneas for their haunting composition “What Was I Made For?” featured in “Barbie.”

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