62nd Grammy Event: Lizzo and Eilish Dominate with Numerous Nominations
Only three days to go before the 62nd Grammy Event takes place on January 26, 2020 (Sunday) at the Los Angeles’ Staples Center. Expect fans of Lizzo and Billie Eilish to be at the venue before the awarding ceremony starts at 8 p.m. ET to shower their respective singing idol with their support.
After all, Lizzo is in the lead with eight nominations followed by Billie Eilish’s six (6) while making a mark for being the youngest artist to ever receive nominations for all four (4) major categories. All 6 nominations were earned from Billie’s debut album “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?”
Lizzo’s 2020 Grammy Award nominations include:
Best Album – Cuz I Love You
Best Song – Truth Hurts
Best Record – Truth Hurts
Best New Artist
Best Pop Solo Performance – Truth Hurts
Best Urban Contemporary Album – Cuz I Love You
Best R&B Performance – Exactly How I Feel
Best Traditional R&B Performance – Jerome
Billie Eilish’s 2020 Grammy Award nominations include:
Best Album – When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
Best Song – Bad Guy
Best Record – Bad Guy
Best New Artist
Best Pop Vocal Album – When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
Best Pop Solo Performance – Bad Guy
Fans of Taylor Swift can’t help feeling a bit sour as their idol received only three nominations for this year’s Grammy. Nonetheless, the 30-year old singer who already has a string of Grammy Awards to show for her more than 16 years in the music business, is elated that “Lover” has been nominated as Best Song of the Year.
Ms. Swift’s other nominations are Best Pop Solo Performance – You Need to Calm Down and Best Pop Vocal Album – Lover.
Other Highlights of the 2020 Grammy Event
This year’s Grammy Awarding ceremony will see the return of Alicia Keys as host, who is herself a popular R&B singer and Grammy winner.
Lizzo and Billie Eilish are of course scheduled to perform during the awards night. Other performances will come from Ariana Grande (also a leading 2020 nominee), Gwen Stefani, Demi Lovato, Camila Cabello, Rosalia, Bonnie Raitt, Blake Shelton, Charlie Wilson, Tyler, the Creator, Aerosmith, Jonas Brothers and H.E.R.