Complete list of 2024 Grammy Award winners

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Despite Nigeria’s consistent success at the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), the outcome at the 2024 Grammy Awards didn’t align with expectations for some of Africa’s music heavyweights.

Nigerian superstar Davido, nominated in three categories including Best African Music Performance, Best Global Music Performance, and Best Global Album Performance, did not secure a win in any of them. Similarly, Burna Boy, with four nominations across various categories including Best African Music Performance, Best Global Music Performance, Best Global Album Performance, and Best Melodic Rap Performance, also missed out on taking home any awards.

The highly coveted Best African Music Performance category saw South African artist Tyla clinch the victory with her song “Water,” surpassing other nominees such as Asake, Olamide, Ayra Starr, Burna Boy, and Musa Keys.

Despite the disappointments, there were still moments of excitement during the event. Burna Boy made history as the first African artist to perform live on the Grammy stage, introduced by Recording Academy CEO Harvey Mason Jr. Additionally, South African comedian Trevor Noah added his signature humor as the host of the live show.

Reflecting on the evening, Davido expressed his contentment to Billboard at the pre-Grammy event, stating, “I’m just happy that we all get to shine.” Despite the absence of wins, the representation and performances by African artists marked significant strides in global recognition for the continent’s music industry.

See the complete list of winners at the 2024 Grammy Awards:

ASAKE & Olamide — “Amapiano”

Burna Boy — “City Boys”

Davido Featuring Musa Keys — “UNAVAILABLE”

Ayra Starr — “Rush”

WINNER: Tyla — “Water”

Boygenius — “The Record”

Janelle Monáe — “The Age of Pleasure”

Jon Batiste — “World Music Radio”

Lana Del Rey — “Did You Know That There’s a Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd”

Miley Cyrus — “Endless Summer Vacation”

Olivia Rodrigo — “Guts”

SZA — “SOS”

WINNER: Taylor Swift — “Midnights”

Billie Eilish — “What Was I Made For?”

Boygenius — “Not Strong Enough”

Jon Batiste — “Worship”

WINNER: Miley Cyrus — “Flowers”

Olivia Rodrigo — “Vampire”

SZA — “Kill Bill”

Taylor Swift — “Anti-Hero”

Victoria Monét — “On My Mama”

WINNER: Billie Eilish — “What Was I Made For?”

Dua Lipa — “Dance the Night”

Jon Batiste — “Butterfly”

Lana Del Rey — “A&W”

Miley Cyrus — “Flowers”

Olivia Rodrigo — “Vampire”

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SZA — “Kill Bill”

Taylor Swift — “Anti-Hero”

Coco Jones

Gracie Abrams

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Fred Again

Ice Spice

Jelly Roll

Noah Kahan

WINNER: Victoria Monét

The War and Treaty

Tyler Childers — “In Your Love”

Brandy Clark — “Buried”

Luke Combs — “Fast Car”

Dolly Parton — “The Last Thing On My Mind”

WINNER: Chris Stapleton — “White Horse”

Dierks Bentley ft. Billy Strings — “High Note”

Brothers Osborne — “Nobody’s Nobody”

WINNER: Zach Bryan ft. Kacey Musgraves — “I Remember Everything”

Vince Gill & Paul Franklin — “Kissing Your Picture (Is So Cold)”

Jelly Roll with Lainey Wilson — “Save Me”

Carly Pearce ft. Chris Stapleton — “We Don’t Fight Anymore”

Brandy Clark — “Buried”

WINNER: Chris Stapleton — “White Horse”

Morgan Wallen — “Last Night”

Tyler Childers — “In Your Love”

Zach Bryan ft. Kacey Musgraves — “I Remember Everything”

Kelsea Ballerini — “Rolling Up The Welcome Mat”

Brothers Osborne — “Brothers Osborne”

Zach Bryan — “Zach Bryan”

Tyler Childers — “Rustin’ In The Rain”

WINNER: Lainey Wilson — “Bell Bottom Country”

Foo Fighters — “But Here We Are”

Greta Van Fleet — “Starcatcher”

Metallica — “72 Seasons”

WINNER: Paramore — “This Is Why”

Queens of the Stone Age — “In Times New Roman…”

Baby Keem ft. Kendrick Lamar — “The Hillbillies”

Black Thought — “Love Letter”

Coi Leray — “Players”

Drake & 21 Savage — “Rich Flex”

WINNER: Killer Mike ft. André 3000, Future, and Eryn Allen Kane — “Scientists & Engineers”

Burna Boy featuring 21 Savage —“Sittin’ On Top Of The World”

Doja Cat — “Attention”

Drake and 21 Savage — “Spin Bout U”

WINNER: Lil Durk featuring J. Cole — “All My Life”

SZA — “Low”

Rogét Chahayed, Amala Zandile Dlamini & Ari Starace, songwriters (Doja Cat) — “Attention”

[From Barbie The Album] — Isis Naija Gaston, Ephrem Louis Lopez Jr. & Onika Maraj, songwriters (Nicki Minaj & Ice Spice Featuring Aqua) — “Barbie World”

Mohamad Camara, Symere Woods & Javier Mercado, songwriters (Lil Uzi Vert) — “Just Wanna Rock”

Brytavious Chambers, Isaac “Zac” De Boni, Aubrey Graham, J. Gwin, Anderson Hernandez, Michael “Finatik” Mule & Shéyaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, songwriters (Drake & 21 Savage) — “Rich Flex”

WINNER: Andre Benjamin, Paul Beauregard, James Blake, Michael Render, Tim Moore & Dion Wilson, songwriters (Killer Mike Featuring André 3000, Future & Eryn Allen Kane) — “SCIENTISTS & ENGINEERS”

Drake & 21 Savage — “Her Loss”

WINNER: Killer Mike — “Michael”

Metro Boomin — “Heroes & Villains”

Nas — “King’s Disease III”

Travis Scott — “Utopia”

Chris Brown — “Summer Too Hot”

Robert Glasper featuring Sir and Alex Haley — “Back to Love”

WINNER: Coco Jones —“ICU”

Victoria Monet — “How Does It Make You Feel”

SZA — “Kill Bill”

Babyface ft. Coco Jones — “Simple”

Kenyon Dixon — “Lucky”

Victoria Monét ft. Earth, Wind & Fire and Hazel Monét — “Hollywood”

WINNER: PJ Morton ft. Susan Carol — “Good Morning”

SZA — “Love Language”

Coco Jones — “ICU”

Halle — “Angel”

Robert Glasper ft. SiR & Alex Isley — “Back to Love”

WINNER: SZA — “Snooze”

Victoria Monét — “On My Mama”

Babyface — “Girls Night Out”

Coco Jones — “What I Didn’t Tell You (Deluxe)”

Emily King — “Special Occasion”

WINNER: Victoria Monet — “Jaguar II”

Summer Walker — “Clear 2: Soft Life EP”

Billie Eilish — “What Was I Made For?” (“Barbie”)

Doja Cat — “Paint the Town Red”

WINNER: Miley Cyrus — “Flowers”

Olivia Rodrigo — “Vampire”

Taylor Swift — “Anti-Hero”

Labrinth Featuring Billie Eilish — “Never Felt So Alone”

Lana Del Rey Featuring Jon Batiste — “Candy Necklace”

Miley Cyrus Featuring Brandi Carlile — “Thousand Miles”

WINNER: SZA Featuring Phoebe Bridgers — “Ghost in the Machine”

Taylor Swift Featuring Ice Spice — “Karma”

Edgar Barrera

Jessie Jo Dillion

Shane McAnally

WINNER: Theron Thomas

Justin Tranter

Edgar Barrera

Jessie Jo Dillion

Shane McAnally

WINNER: Theron Thomas

Justin Tranter

WINNER: Jack Antonoff

Dernst D’Mile Memile II

Hit boy

Metro Boomin’

Daniel Nigro

WINNER: Taylor Swift — “Midnights”

Olivia Rodrigo — “Guts”

Miley Cyrus — “Endless Summer Vacation”

Kelly Clarkson — “Chemistry”

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Ed Sheeran — “-”

Liz Callaway — “To Steve With Love: Liz Callaway Celebrates Sondheim”

Rickie Lee Jones — “Pieces of Treasure”

WINNER: Laufey — “Bewitched”

Pentatonix — “Holidays Around the World”

Bruce Springsteen — “Only the Strong Survive”

Various — “Sondheim Unplugged (The NYC Sessions), Vol. 3”

Dom Flemons — “Traveling Wildfire”

The Milk Carton Kids — “I Only See The Moon”

WINNER: Joni Mitchell — “Joni Mitchell At Newport (Live)”

Nickel Creek — “Celebrants”

Old Crow Medicine Show — “Jubilee”

Paul Simon — “Seven Psalms”

Rufus Wainwright — “Folkocracy”

Trevor Noah — “I Wish You Would”

Wanda Sykes — “I’m An Entertainer”

Chris Rock — “Selective Outrage”

Sarah Silverman — “Someone You Love”

WINNER: Dave Chappelle — “What’s In A Name?”

Pablo Alboran — “La Cuarta Hoja”

Alemor — “Beautiful HUmans, Vol. 1”

Paula Areanas — “A Ciegas”

Pedro Capo — “La Neta

Maluma — “Don Juan”

WINNER: Gaby Moreno — “X Mí (Vol. 1)”

Cabra — “Martínez”

Diamante Eléctrico — “Leche de Tigre”

WINNER, TIED: Juanes — “Vida Cotidiana”

WINNER, TIED: Natalia Lafourcade — “De Todas Las Flores”

Fito Paez — “EADDA9223”

Arctic Monkeys — “Sculptures of Anything Goes”

Black Pumas — “More Than a Love Song”

WINNER: Boygenius — “Not Strong Enough”

Foo Fighters — “Rescued”

Metallica — “Lux Æterna”

Disturbed — “Bad Man”

Ghost — “Phantom of the Opera”

WINNER: Metallica — “72 Seasons”

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Slipknot — “Hive Mind”

Spiritbox — “Jaded”

WINNER: Boygenius — “Not Strong Enough”

Foo Fighters — “Rescued”

Olivia Rodrigo — “Ballad of a Homeschooled Girl”

Queens of the Stone Age — “Emotion Sickness”

The Rolling Stones — “Angry”

Alvvays — “Belinda Says”

Arctic Monkeys — “Body Paint”

Boygenius — “Cool About It”

Lana Del Rey — “A&W”

WINNER: Paramore — “This Is Why”

Arctic Monkeys — “The Car”

WINNER: Boygenius — “The Record”

Lana Del Rey — “Did You Know That There’s A Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd”

Gorillaz — “Cracker Island”

PJ Harvey — “I Inside The Old Year Dying”

Meryl Streep — “Big Tree”

William Shatner — “Boldly Go: Reflections On A Life Of Awe And Wonder”

Rick Rubin — “The Creative Act: A Way Of Being”

Senator Bernie Sanders — “It’s Ok To Be Angry About Capitalism”

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