Billie Eilish Shut Out on the 2022 Grammys
For the previous two years, Billie Eilish has swept the Grammy Awards, taking dwelling the trophy for Report of the 12 months in 2020 and 2021. However tonight on the 2022 ceremony, Eilish walked away empty handed, regardless of being nominated in seven classes.
Eilish’s sophomore album Happier Than Ever was up for Album of the 12 months and Finest Pop Vocal Album, nonetheless she misplaced out to Jon Batiste’s We Are within the former class and Olivia Rodrigo’s debut Bitter within the latter. The album’s title monitor acquired nods in 4 classes: Report of the 12 months, Track of the 12 months, Finest Pop Solo Efficiency, and Finest Music Video. Eilish was additionally nominated for Finest Music Movie for Happier Than Ever (A Love Letter to Los Angeles).
Silk Sonic took dwelling the trophies for Report and Track of the 12 months (“Go away the Door Open” received in each classes), whereas Finest Pop Solo Efficiency went to Olivia Rodrigo for “Drivers License.” Batiste’s “Freedom” visible nabbed the award for Finest Music Video. The accolade for Finest Music Movie went to Questlove’s documentary Summer time of Soul.
Tonight’s ceremony marked a stark distinction to the 2020 Grammys, throughout which Eilish was overwhelmed by golden gramophones. That yr she received Track of the 12 months, Finest New Artist, and Album of the 12 months along with her Report of the 12 months victory. Her brother Finneas additionally received Producer of the 12 months for his work on Eilish’s debut LP When We All Fall Asleep, The place Do We Go?.
Following this yr’s ceremony, Finneas tweeted: “We love silk sonic!! We love Jon batiste!!! We love everybody who received tonight!! I don’t wanna see anybody speaking any trash at ALL!! Nothing however love!! Gifted musicians received tonight!! We have been fortunate to be nominated!! And fortunate to carry out!!”
In 2021, Eilish received Report of the 12 months for “the whole lot i wished,” whereas her and Finneas’ James Bond theme “No Time to Die” picked up the award for Finest Track Written for Visible Media.
Lil Nas X, Brandi Carlile, and Justin Bieber have been additionally among the many artists who left tonight’s ceremony empty handed.