Grammys: Silk Sonic’s Leave the Door Open wins Record of the Year

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The Reel 360 team is very happy this morning that Silk Sonic’s “Leave The Door Open” won the Grammy for Record Of The Year at the 2022 Grammys. This award represents a win in all four nominated categories, adding to wins for Song Of The Year and Best R&B Song.

“We are really trying our hardest to remain humble at this point – but in the industry we call that clean sweep!” Anderson .Paak enthused. “For all the other nominees, y’all know we love y’all. Drinks on Silk Sonic tonight!”

ABBA’s I Still Have Faith In You, Freedom by Jon Batiste, I Get A Kick Out Of You by Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga, Peaches by Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Casear & Giveon, Brandi Carlile’s Right On Time, Kiss Me More by Doja Cat ft. SZA, Happier Than Ever by Billie Eilish, Montero (Call Me By Your Name) by Lil Nas X and drivers license by Olivia Rodrigo were the other nominees in the prestigious category.


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Jon Batiste’s We Are wins Album of the Year

The coveted award marks the singer’s fifth win of the 2022 Grammys.

Walking up to the stage practically in disbelief, Batiste delivered perhaps one of the most moving speeches of the night upon accepting his award. “I believe this to my core — there is no best musician, best artist, best dancer, best actor,” he said. “The creative arts are subjective and they reach people at a point in their lives when they need it most. It’s like a song, or an album, is made and it almost has a radar to find the person when they need it the most.”

Batiste thanked everyone who was involved in the making of WE ARE, including his grandfather and his nephews. Beating out Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga‘s Love For SaleJustin Bieber‘s JusticeDoja Cat‘s Planet HerBillie Eilish‘s Happier Than EverH.E.R.‘s Back Of My MindLil Nas X‘s MonteroOlivia Rodrigo‘s SOURTaylor Swift‘s evermore, and Kanye West‘s Donda for the award, Batiste acknowledged that he’s had “out of body experiences” with all of them.

“This is for real artists, real musicians. Let’s just keep going,” he added, before adding one more inspiring message to close things out. “Be you, that’s it.”

Before winning Album Of The Year, Batiste took home gramophones for Best Music Video (“Freedom”), Best American Roots Performance and Best American Roots Song (both for WE ARE track “Cry”), and Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media (Soul). He was the most-nominated artist of the night with 11.

Check out the below:

Record of the Year

  • “I Still Have Faith In You,” ABBA
  • “Freedom,” Jon Batiste”I Get A Kick Out Of You,” Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga
  • “Peaches,” Justin Bieber Featuring Daniel Caesar & Giveon
  • “Right On Time,” Brandi Carlile
  • “Kiss Me More,” Doja Cat Featuring SZA”Happier Than Ever,” Billie Eilish
  • “Montero” (Call Me By Your Name), Lil Nas X
  • “drivers license,” Olivia Rodrigo
  • “Leave The Door Open,” Silk Sonic *WINNER

Song of the Year

  • “Bad Habits,” Ed Sheeran
  • “A Beautiful Noise,” Alicia Keys Featuring Brandi Carlile”
  • drivers license,” Olivia Rodrigo
  • “Fight For You,” H.E.R.
  • “Happier Than Ever,” Billie Eilish
  • “Kiss Me More,” Doja Cat Featuring SZA
  • “Leave The Door Open,” Silk Sonic *WINNER
  • “Montero (Call Me By Your Name),” Lil Nas X
  • “Peaches,” Justin Bieber Featuring Daniel Caesar & Giveon
  • “Right On Time,” Brandi Carlile

Album of the Year

  • “We Are,” Jon Batiste *WINNER
  • “Love For Sale,” Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga
  • “Justice (Triple Chucks Deluxe),” Justin Bieber
  • “Planet Her (Deluxe),” Doja Cat
  • “Happier Than Ever,” Billie Eilish
  • “Back Of My Mind,” H.E.R.”Montero,” Lil Nas X
  • “Sour,” Olivia Rodrigo
  • “Evermore,” Taylor Swift
  • “Donda,” Kanye West

Best New Artist

  • Arooj Aftab
  • Jimmie Allen
  • Baby Keem
  • FINNEAS
  • Glass Animals
  • Japanese Breakfast
  • The Kid Laroi
  • Arlo Parks
  • Olivia Rodrigo *WINNER
  • Saweetie

Best Pop Solo Performance

  • “Anyone,” Justin Bieber
  • “Right on Time,” Brandi Carlile
  • “Happier Than Ever,” Billie Eilish
  • “Positions,” Ariana Grande
  • “Drivers License,” Olivia Rodrigo *WINNER

Best Pop Duo or Group Performance

  • “I Get a Kick Out of You,” Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga
  • “Lonely,” Justin Bieber & benny blanco
  • “Butter,” BTS
  • “Higher Power,” Coldplay
  • “Kiss Me More,” Doja Cat feat. SZA *WINNER

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

  • “Love for Sale,” Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga *WINNER
  • “‘Til We Meet Again (Live),” Norah Jones
  • “A Tori Kelly Christmas,” Tori Kelly
  • “Ledisi Sings Nina,” Ledisi
  • “That’s Life,” Willie Nelson
  • “A Holly Dolly Christmas,” Dolly Parton

Best Pop Vocal Album

  • “Justice (Triple Chucks Deluxe),”
  • Justin Bieber”Planet Her (Deluxe),”
  • Doja Cat”Happier Than Ever”,
  • Billie Eilish”Positions,”
  • Ariana Grande”Sour,”
  • Olivia Rodrigo *WINNER

Best Dance Recording

  • “Hero,” Afrojack & David Guetta
  • “Loom,” Ólafur Arnalds Featuring Bonobo
  • “Before,” James Blake
  • “Heartbreak,” Bonobo & Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs
  • “You Can Do It,” Caribou
  • “Alive,” Rüfüs Du Sol *WINNER
  • “The Business,” Tiësto

Best Rap Album

  • “The Off-Season,” J. Cole
  • “Certified Lover Boy,” Drake
  • “King’s Disease 2,” Nas
  • “Call Me If You Get Lost,” Tyler, the Creator *WINNER
  • “Donda,” Kanye West

Best Rap Performance

  • “Family Ties,” Baby Keem, Kendrick Lamar *WINNER
  • “Up,” Cardi B
  • “My Life,” J. Cole, 21 Savage & Morray
  • “Thot S***” Megan Thee Stalliond

Best Rap Song

  • “Bath Salts,” DMX, Jay-Z, Nas
  • “Best Friend,” Saweetie, Doja Cat
  • “Family Ties,” Baby Keem, Kendrick Lamar
  • “Jail,” Kanye West, Jay-Z *WINNER
  • “My Life,” J. Cole, 21 Savage & Morray

Best Latin Pop Album

  • “Vertigo,” Pablo Alborán”Mis Amores
  • “Paula Arenas – Mis Amores
  • “Hecho A La Antigua” Ricardo Arjona
  • “Mis Manos,” Camilo
  • “Mendó” Alex Cuba *WINNER
  • “Revelación,” Selena Gomez

Best Musica Urbana Album

  • “Afrodisíaco,” Rauw Alejandro
  • “El Último Tour Del Mundo,” Bad Bunny *WINNER
  • “Jose,” J Balvin
  • “KG0516,” KAROL G
  • “Sin Miedo (Del Amor Y Otros Demonios) 8,” Kali Uchis

Best American Roots Performance

  • “Cry,” Jon Batiste *WINNER
  • Love and Regret,” Billy Strings
  • “I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to be Free,” The Blind Boys of Alabama and Bela Fleck
  • “Same Devil,” Brandy Clark Featuring Brandi Carlile”Nightflyer,” Allison Russell

Best R&B Performance

  • “Lost You,” Snoh Aalegra
  • “Peaches,” Justin Bieber Featuring Daniel Caesar & Giveon
  • “Damage,” H.E.R.”
  • Leave The Door Open,” Silk Sonic *WINNER (tie)
  • “Pick Up Your Feelings,” Jazmine Sullivan *WINNER (tie)

Best R&B Song

  • “Damage,” H.E.R.
  • “Good Days,” SZA
  • “Heartbreak Anniversary,” Giveon
  • “Leave The Door Open,” Silk Sonic *WINNER
  • “Pick Up Your Feelings,” Jazmine Sullivan

Best R&B Album

  • “Temporary Highs In The Violet Skies,” Snoh Aalegra
  • We Are,” Jon Batiste
  • Gold-Diggers Sound,”” Leon Bridges
  • “Back Of My Mind,” H.E.R.
  • “Heaux Tales,” Jazmine Sullivan *WINNER

Best Country Solo Performance

  • “Forever After All,” Luke Combs
  • “Remember Her Name,” Mickey Guyton
  • “All I Do Is Drive,” Jason Isbell
  • “camera roll,” Kacey Musgraves
  • “You Should Probably Leave,” Chris Stapleton *WINNER

Best Country Duo or Group Performance

  • “If I Didn’t Love You,” Jason Aldean & Carrie Underwood
  • “Younger Me,” Brothers Osborne *WINNER
  • “Glad You Exist,” Dan + Shay
  • “Chasing After You,” Ryan Hurd & Maren Morris
  • “Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home),” Elle King & Miranda Lambert

Best Country Song

  • “Better Than We Found It,” Maren Morris
  • “camera roll,” Kacey Musgraves
  • “Cold,” Chris Stapleton *WINNER
  • “Country Again,” Thomas Rhett
  • “Fancy Like,” Walker Hayes
  • “Remember Her Name,” Mickey Guyton

Best Country Album

  • “Skeletons,” Brothers Osborne
  • “Remember Her Name,” Mickey Guyton
  • “The Marfa Tapes,” Miranda Lambert, Jon Randall & Jack Ingram
  • “The Ballad Of Dood & Juanita,” Sturgill Simpson
  • “Starting Over,” Chris Stapleton *WINNER

Best Rock Performance

  • “Shot in the Dark,” AC/DC
  • “Know You Better (Live from Capitol Studio A),” Black Pumas
  • “Nothing Compares 2 U,” Chris Cornell
  • “OHMS,” Deftones
  • “Making a Fire,” Foo Fighters *WINNER

Best Rock Song

  • “All My Favorite Songs,” Weezer
  • “The Bandit,” Kings of Leon
  • “Distance,” Mammoth WVH
  • “Find My Way,” Paul McCartney
  • “Waiting on a War,” Foo Fighters *WINNER

Best Rock Album

  • “Power Up”, AC/DC
  • “Capitol Cuts- Live From Studio A” Black Pumas
  • “No One Sings Like You Anymore, Vol. 1,” Chris Cornell
  • “Medicine at Midnight,” Foo Fighters *WINNER
  • “McCartney III,” Paul McCartney

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