The entertaining ceremony of Grammys 2019 that took place at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Monday, February 11, has proved to be an absolute fun. It offered several takeaways to music aficionados and those obsessed with singers.
Some Special Moments of Grammys 2019
Unlike last 2018, this year’s Grammy had no Fire and Fury skit that infuriated Niki Haley. Still, it was a treat to watch, particularly for those who want diversity to make waves at the mainstream entertainment arena.
So, let’s have a look at what was so special at the ceremony.
Alicia Key Opening Grammys 2019
Alicia Key hosting the show was some real exhibition of inclusion and girl power. She was backed by the iconic ladies like Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, Michelle Obama, and Jada Pinkett Smith. All these women while celebrating the night talked about their association with music, with Michelle Obama making a special reference to Beyonce’s who rule the world.
Drake’s Acceptance Speech
People around the globe know who Drake as even if they are not familiar with his songs. The rapper is famous for being a meme material and initiating so weird Kiki Challenge. Well, his Grammys 2019 speech that was mistakenly cut short by the producer was also around the theme that awards don’t matter when your songs are already a big hit.
Drake’s God’s Plan won the best rap song of the year.
Lady Gaga’s A Star is Born
Lady Gaga’s Oscar-nominated A Star Is Born that lost to Bohemian Rhapsody in Golden Globes awards also made waves at Grammys 2019. The film’s song Shallow won the award for best song for a duo/group and also the award for best song for visual media. Lady Gaga’s heartwarming performance on the same number also added excitement to the ceremony.
An Evening of Tribute
The famous music awards ceremony was marked by some tributes; including a star-studded tribute to Dolly Parton by Miley Cyrus, Kasey Musgraves and other singers. Parton who won the MusiCares person of the year also performed herself to her hits.
Jennifer Lopez Motown Tribute
Another special moment from Grammys 2019 was Jennifer Lopez’s tribute to Motown era, but the performance went controversial as folks questioned why a black was not chosen for this task.
Well, Jay Lo’s charged performance was indeed a big win.
Tribute to Aretha Franklin
The singers Andra Day, Fantasia and Yolanda Adams paid tribute to Aretha Franklin, the singer who passed away few months back.
Cardi B Winning for the Best Rap Album
From her unique look to winning the award for the best solo rap album by a female singer, for Invasion of Privacy, Cardi B remained a center of attraction at Grammys.
Dua Lipa Winning the Best Emerging Singer Award
At Grammys 2019 artists didn’t need to make bold statements on gender equality, women empowerment and ethnic diversity as this year’s winners were just a practical demonstration of it.