The Grammy Awards 2024 honored exceptional accomplishments throughout a range of genres, marking a high point in the music industry. This esteemed occasion, which takes place every year, acknowledges outstanding musicians, records, and live performances that have had a lasting impact on the music industry. The award ceremony highlighted the vitality and inventiveness that characterize today’s music landscape with a wide slate of candidates and riveting performances. This year’s Grammy was even special as India took home three awards.
Indian Artists Shine on the Global Stage
Highlighting India’s great musical history and significant presence in global music events, the Grammy Awards 2024 unfolded an important day for Indian music. The fusion group Shakti played a role at the forefront of this remarkable breakthrough. This group, which included a talented singer Shankar Mahadevan, and the tabla maestro Zakir Hussain, won the Grammy for Best Global Music Album for their innovative album “This Moment.”
Renowned Indian flutist Rakesh Chaurasia had a noteworthy accomplishment by winning two coveted Grammy Awards. Three nominations were made for his collaboration album “As We Speak”: Best Contemporary Instrumental Album, Best Instrumental Composition, and Best Global Music Performance. Rakesh won the coveted Grammys for Best Contemporary Instrumental and Best Global Music Performance after ultimately taking first place in two categories.
Queen of Musical Record Breakings
One of the night’s other prominent winners was Taylor Swift, who won Album of the Year for “Midnights” at the 2024 Grammys Awards. Taylor Swift’s talent in storytelling has only enhanced her popularity in the music industry. She also made history by being the only artist to have won Album of the Year four times. Swift’s win in the Best Pop Vocal Album category enhances her influence and versatility in the music industry. This adds to her existing impressive Grammy reputation.
Night of Musical Milestones
Multiple Grammy Awards 2024 winners with musical talent from various genres attended the celebrations the previous night. With her hit song “Flowers,” Miley Cyrus won Best Pop Solo Performance, and SZA won the Best R&B Song along with Best Progressive R&B Album awards for her songs “Snooze” and “SOS.” Two other major winners were Victoria Monét, who received Best New Artist, and Billie Eilish, who won Song of the Year award for “What Was I Made For?”
During the Grammy Awards 2024 event, Killer Mike’s “Michael” was named the Best Rap Album, and Joni Mitchell’s “Joni Mitchell at Newport (Live)” won the Best Folk Album award. When it comes to dance and electronic music, “Actual Life 3 (January 1 – September 9, 2022)” by Fred Again won Best Dance/Electronic Music Album, and “Rumble” by Skrillex, Fred Again, and Flowdan won Best Dance/Electronic Recording.
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In addition to honoring individual artists, the Grammy Awards 2024 proved the collaborative nature of the music industry as the Grammys’ dedication to honoring glory in all genres of music, from classic R&B to modern instrumental, and beyond, is demonstrated by the range of winners across all categories.
Indian artists who have been part of the Grammys 2024 will soon board international flights and travel back to India. They are expected to receive a warm welcome from fans and family when they get home.
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