The long-awaited 65th Annual Grammy Awards took place on Sunday, and music lovers around the world have been looking forward to it. Several celebrities arrived in Los Angeles for the pre-Grammy Awards party to prepare for one of the biggest nights in music history. Overall, the show has a lot to offer, but the highlights are waiting for you at the 2023 Grammy Awards.
Venue As usual, this year’s Grammy Awards returned to Los Angeles after a short stay in Las Vegas last year.
Due to Covid-19 restrictions and the introduction of the Omicron variant, the event has been rescheduled from its original date of January 2022 to April.
This year the show will take place on Sunday at the Crypto.com Arena, formerly known as the Clamp Center.
While the leading South African comedian stepped down as host of The Daily Show last year, Trevor Noah isn’t leaving the screen anytime soon.
Noah has been selected to host the 65th Annual Grammy Awards, winning two Grammy Awards in 2021 and 2022. Media personality Alina Wison and Broadway actress Amanda Kloots will appear on the red carpet.
As Noah described the event in a 2022 edition, the Grammys are “a concert that we reward.” As in previous years, the 2023 Grammys promise lots of performances from some of the industry’s biggest stars. The organizers, The Recording Academy, have confirmed the arrival of fashion hop legends Jay Z, Lil Wayne and Rick Ross. Singer, Stevie Wonder, John Legend and others.
With 28 wins, Beyoncé was crowned the most honored female artist in Grammy history.
However, the singer did not give up and this year again became the leader in terms of the number of nominations. His album Renaissance, released in July 2022, won a total of nine Oscars.
Rapper Kendrick Lamar recorded his album Mr. moral
Adele and Brandi Carlile each received seven nominations.
Nigerian Musicians Nigerian musicians have made their mark on the world stage this year with several Grammy nominations. Nigerian music star Temilade Openiyi has achieved international success following her iconic collaboration with Wizkid, Essence, which premiered in the US in 2021. The song was also nominated for the 2022 Grammy Award for Best Worldwide Performance. Following “Wait For U”, a collaboration with Future and Drake, Global Space hit number one on the Billboard Hot 100 and was nominated for Best Rap Tune and Best Rap Song at the 2023 Grammy Awards.
Openiyi’s contribution to Beyoncé’s “Move” from the Rebirth album earned her another nomination. The project competed for the Album of the Year award. Burna Boy is another Nigerian star representing Nigeria at prestigious award ceremonies. For her song “Last Last”, she was nominated in the category “Best World Musical Performance”. In 2022, it was also nominated in the Best World Music Album category for the Love, Damini project.
With just six nominations, the singer currently holds the most Grammy nominations by a Nigerian artist. He previously won the Best World Music Album of 2021 award for his album Twice as Tall. Another Nigerian artist who received a Grammy this year is the American rapper, singer and actor Tobe Nwigwe. He was nominated in the Best New Artist category. Ambrose Akinmusire was also nominated for “Best Improvised Jazz Solo” for his work “Rounds (Live)”.