While six-time Grammy nominees Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish and Miley Cyrus have won multiple awards and, in Swift’s case, made history, at the 2024 Grammys, the other six-time Grammy nominees and former winners Grammy, Olivia Rodrigo and Jon Batiste, each returned home. empty-handed despite their half-dozen nominations each. Batiste even won Album of the Year in 2022 and some prognosticators believed he could take home the top prize despite the strong female presence among this year’s nominees and winners.
Instead, Taylor Swift became the first artist to win album of the year four times with Midnightsand she announced that a new album would be arriving in a few months, giving her another chance at more Grammy gold.
Multiple nominee Lana Del Rey, up for five awards, was also shut out, despite nominations in several of the Grammys’ top categories.
Boygenius appears to be off to a strong start with three wins at the premiere ceremony, including two in the rock category, beating out former Grammy champions like Metallica, the Rolling Stones and the Foo Fighters, who didn’t score any wins despite three nominations for their first album since. the death of drummer Taylor Hawkins.
And while the supergroup comprised of Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers and Lucy Dacus attended the premiere ceremony and enthusiastically accepted their wins, they failed to win any awards in the TV categories, including the top television categories. album and record of the year.
SZA won nine awards Sunday night and had the potential to become the first solo black woman to win album of the year in 25 years. Although she had a few moments during the televised awards ceremony, including a powerful performance and a win for Best R&B Song that left her so overwhelmed…