Best World Music Album award winner at the 2020 Grammys, Angelique Kidjo, who picked the coveted honours with her “Celia”, dedicates it to Nigeria’s Burna Boy who was up against her for the award.
Meanwhile, the 2020 Grammys ceremony was dedicated to basketball legend, Kobe Bryant, who died hours earlier in a helicopter crash with his daughter and 7 others.
While former US First Lady, Michelle Obama, won the Grammy for best spoken word album, R&B singer, Lizzo, grabbed three Grammys in awards show dedicated to Kobe Bryant.
Other key 2020 Grammy Awards winners include:
Album of the Year: Billie Eilish, “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?”
Record of the Year: Billie Eilish, “Bad Guy”
Song of the Year (recognizing songwriting): Billie Eilish and Finneas O’Connell, “Bad Guy”
Best New Artist: Billie Eilish
Best Music Video: Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus, “Old Town Road”
Best Rap Album: Tyler, The Creator, “Igor”
Best Rock Album: Cage The Elephant, “Social Cues”
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Best Pop Vocal Album: Billie Eilish, “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?”
Best Pop Solo Performance: Lizzo, “Truth Hurts”
Best Pop/Duo Performance: Lil Nas X featuring Billy Ray Cyrus, “Old Town Road”
Best Urban Contemporary Album: Lizzo, “Cuz I Love You (Deluxe)”
Best Country Album: Tanya Tucker, “While I’m Livin'”
Best Alternative Music Album: Vampire Weekend, “Father of the Bride”
Best World Music Album: Angelique Kidjo, “Celia”