The 2024 Grammys Awards ceremony highlights

The 2024 Grammys were on Sunday, with all the big music stars, old and new, in attendance.

The 2024 Grammys Awards ceremony highlights
Show host Trevor Noah speaks during the 66th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California, U.S., February 4, 2024. REUTERS/Mike Blake

The results are in! The 2024 Grammys were on Sunday, with all the big music stars, old and new, in attendance. Women largely dominated the award ceremony night with female artists winning the biggest awards. So read on for some notable events from the night.

All the Swifties will be happy to hear that Taylor Swift has made history once again, this time surpassing legends Stevie Wonder, Paul Simon and Frank Sinatra as the first artist to win best album four times. Swift previously won the award for “Fearless,” “1989,” “Folklore” and now “Midnights.” 

Not only did she break that record, but she also announced her new album to be released on April 19 called “The Tortured Poets Department.” She released the album cover on social media for all her fans to check out. 

Jay-Z won the Dr. Dre Global Impact Award and took his and Beyonce’s eldest kid, Blue Ivy, with him on stage to accept. But, Jay-Z took a swipe at the Recording Academy during his speech, saying that they neglect rap stars. He then went on to highlight Beyoncé, saying she’s won the most Grammys in history (32) but has never won album of the year, and he thinks the math for that doesn’t quite add up. While his comments were met with quite a few gasps from the audience, he finished on a light-hearted note saying, "Sorry, when I get nervous, I tell the truth." 

The excitement didn’t stop there. Rapper Killer Mike was arrested and taken away in handcuffs after winning three Grammys (for best rap performance, best rap song and best rap album) on charges of “misdemeanor battery” and has since been released. 

Otherwise, the 2024 Grammys were a success, with Miley Cyrus winning her first Grammy (record of the year for “Flowers”) and best new artist going to R&B star Victoria Monét – the first time a female R&B act has scooped that award since Alicia Keys in 2002. Celine Dion, who’s been out of the spotlight due to ongoing health issues, made an appearance to present an award. Annie Lennox also sang “Nothing Compares 2 U” in memory of the late Sinead O'Connor during a memorial presentation honoring other artists that have passed, like Tony Bennett, Harry Belafonte and Jimmy Buffett. And, unsurprisingly, song of the year continued the “Barbie” nods streak, going to Billie Eilish for her “What Was I Made For?” ballad.