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Taylor Swift Dominates 2024 Grammy Awards: Sweeps Album of the Year and Surprises Fans with New Release

Taylor Swift clinched the Album of the Year honor at the 2024 Grammy Awards for her work “Midnights,” marking her fourth triumph in the category and establishing a record for the most wins by any artist in that field.

Swift’s success extended beyond Album of the Year, as she also secured the Best Pop Vocal Album accolade. During her acceptance speech, she surprised the audience by revealing her upcoming album, “The Tortured Poets Department,” set to release on April 19.

SZA led this year’s nominations with nine, including nods for Album of the Year, Record of the Year, and Song of the Year. Despite accumulating 15 prior Grammy nominations, her only previous win was for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance in 2022 for “Kiss Me More.” This year, she added to her victories, including Best R&B Song early in the program.

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Hosted for the fourth consecutive time by comedian Trevor Noah, the 2024 Grammy Awards took place at Los Angeles’ Arena, broadcast live on CBS and streamed on Paramount+.

Here’s a list of some winners and nominees from the 2024 Grammys:

  • Best Pop Solo Performance: Miley Cyrus, “Flowers” (Winner)
  • Best Música Urbana Album: Karol G, “Mañana Será Bonito” (Winner)
  • Best Country Album: Lainey Wilson, “Bell Bottom Country” (Winner)
  • Best R&B Song: SZA, “Snooze” (Winner)
  • Best Pop Vocal Album: Taylor Swift, “Midnights” (Winner)
  • Song of the Year: “What Was I Made For?” (Winner)
  • Best New Artist: Victoria Monét (Winner)
  • Record of the Year: “Flowers” – Miley Cyrus (Winner)
  • Album of the Year: “Midnights,” Taylor Swift (Winner)

Additionally, various other awards were presented, including Kylie Minogue winning Best Pop Dance Recording and The Beatles receiving Best Music Video for “I’m Only Sleeping.” Folk music legend Joni Mitchell secured her 10th Grammy for Best Folk Album with “Live at Newport.”

Notably, Tyla won the inaugural Grammy for Best African Music Performance, and Killer Mike received three awards but was later involved in an altercation, leading to his arrest and subsequent release on zero bail.

Joni Mitchell, at 80, delivered an emotional performance of “Both Sides, Now,” winning Best Folk Album. The ceremony also acknowledged the achievements of “Barbie” and “Oppenheimer” with awards for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media and Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media, respectively. Billie Eilish and Finneas secured Song of the Year and Best Song Written for Visual Media for “What Was I Made For?” from “Barbie.”

You can find the complete list of awards won earlier in the evening posted here.

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