Here's who won the biggest categories at the 2020 Grammy Awards

Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP; Evan Agostini/Invision/AP; Paul R. Giunta/Invision/APBillie Eilish, Lil Nas X, and Lizzo won Grammys.
  • The 2020 Grammy Awards, hosted by Alicia Keys, took place at the Staples Centre in Los Angeles on Sunday night.
  • Lizzo, Billie Eilish, and Lil Nas X were among the artists who won awards.
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The 2020 Grammy Awards took place Sunday night at the Staples Centre in Los Angeles, hosted by the 15-time Grammy winner Alicia Keys.

The award show honoured recordings released between October 1, 2018, and August 31, 2019.

The breakout artists Lizzo, Billie Eilish, and Lil Nas X got more than five nominations each and won awards. Lizzo was the most nominated artist, and Eilish was the youngest artist to be nominated in all of the show’s top categories.

Keep reading for a list of the nominees and winners for 28 of the categories (in *BOLD*).

Record of the year

Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic for iHeartMedia

“Hey, Ma” – Bon Iver

*”Bad Guy” – Billie Eilish*

“7 Rings” – Ariana Grande

“Hard Place” – H.E.R.

“Talk” – Khalid

“Old Town Road” – Lil Nas X featuring Billy Ray Cyrus

“Truth Hurts” – Lizzo

“Sunflower” – Post Malone and Swae Lee

Album of the year

Jack Plunkett/Invision/AP

“I, I” – Bon Iver

“Norman F—ing Rockwell!” – Lana Del Rey

*”When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?” – Billie Eilish*

“Thank U, Next” – Ariana Grande

“I Used To Know Her” – H.E.R.

“7” – Lil Nas X

“Cuz I Love You” (Deluxe) – Lizzo

“Father of the Bride” – Vampire Weekend

Song of the year

Chris Pizzello/APBillie Eilish in December.

“Always Remember Us This Way” – Lady Gaga

*”Bad Guy” – Billie Eilish*

“Bring My Flowers Now” – Tanya Tucker

“Hard Place” – H.E.R.

“Lover” – Taylor Swift

“Norman F—ing Rockwell” – Lana Del Rey

“Someone You Loved” – Lewis Capaldi

“Truth Hurts” – Lizzo

Best new artist

Gary Miller/Getty ImagesBillie Eilish won several Grammys.

Black Pumas

*Billie Eilish*

Lil Nas X


Maggie Rogers


Tank and the Bangas


Best pop solo performance

Steven Ferdman/Getty Images

“Spirit” – Beyoncé

“Bad Guy” – Billie Eilish

“7 Rings” – Ariana Grande

*”Truth Hurts” – Lizzo*

“You Need to Calm Down” – Taylor Swift

Best pop duo/group performance

Rich Fury / Getty ImagesLil Nas X and Billie Ray Cyrus at the 62nd Grammy Awards.

“Boyfriend” – Ariana Grande and Social House

“Sucker” – Jonas Brothers

*”Old Town Road” – Lil Nas X featuring Billy Ray Cyrus*

“Sunflower” – Post Malone and Swae Lee

“Señorita” – Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello

Best traditional pop vocal album

John Davisson/Invision/AP

“Sì” – Andrea Bocelli

“Love” (Deluxe) – Michael Bublé

*”Look Now” – Elvis Costello and The Imposters*

“A Legendary Christmas” – John Legend

“Walls” – Barbra Streisand

Best pop vocal album

Astrid Stawiarz/Getty ImagesBillie Eilish’s ‘When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?’ was released in March 2019.

“The Lion King: The Gift” – Beyoncé

*”When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?” – Billie Eilish*

“Thank U, Next” – Ariana Grande

“No. 6 Collaborations Project” – Ed Sheeran

“Lover” – Taylor Swift

Best dance recording

Sergione Infuso/Corbis via Getty ImagesEd Simons and Tom Rowlands of The Chemical Brothers performing in November.

“Linked” – Bonobo

*”Got to Keep On” – The Chemical Brothers*

“Piece of Your Heart” – Meduza featuring Goodboys

“Underwater” – Rüfüs Du Sol

“Midnight Hour” – Skrillex and Boys Noize featuring Ty Dolla Sign

Best rock performance

Amy Harris/Invision/APGary Clark Jr. performing in May.

“Pretty Waste” – Bones UK

*”This Land” – Gary Clark Jr.*

“History Repeats” – Brittany Howard

“Woman” – Karen O and Danger Mouse

“Too Bad” – Rival Sons

Best rock song

Ryan Fleisher/imageSPACE/MediaPunch/IPXGary Clark Jr. in May.

“Fear Inoculum” – Tool

“Give Yourself a Try” – The 1975

“Harmony Hall” – Vampire Weekend

“History Repeats” – Brittany Howard

*”This Land” – Gary Clark Jr.*

Best rock album

Rob Grabowski/Invision/APCage the Elephant performing in July.

“Amo” – Bring Me the Horizon

*”Social Cues” – Cage the Elephant*

“In the End” – The Cranberries

“Trauma” – I Prevail

“Feral Roots” – Rival Sons

Best alternative music album

Owen Sweeney/Invision/APVampire Weekend performing in September.

“U.F.O.F.” – Big Thief

“Assume Form” – James Blake

“I, I” – Bon Iver

*”Father of the Bride” – Vampire Weekend*

“Anima” – Thom Yorke

Best R&B performance

Jordan Strauss/Invision/APAnderson .Paak in December.

“Love Again” – Daniel Caesar and Brandy

“Could’ve Been” – H.E.R. featuring Bryson Tiller

“Exactly How I Feel” – Lizzo featuring Gucci Mane

“Roll Some Mo” – Lucky Daye

*”Come Home” – Anderson .Paak featuring André 3000*

Best traditional R&B performance

John Shearer/Getty Images

“Time Today” – BJ The Chicago Kid

“Steady Love” – India.Arie

*”Jerome” – Lizzo*

“Real Games” – Lucky Daye

“Built for Love” – PJ Morton featuring Jazmine Sullivan

Best R&B song

Amy Harris/Invision/APPJ Morton performing in April.

“Could’ve Been” – H.E.R.

“Look at Me Now” – Emily King

“No Guidance” – Chris Brown featuring Drake

“Roll Some Mo” – Lucky Daye

*”Say So” – PJ Morton featuring JoJo*

Best urban contemporary album

imageSPACE/MediaPunch/IPXLizzo’s deluxe edition of ‘Cuz I Love You’ is up for best urban contemporary album.

“Apollo XXI” – Steve Lacy

*”Cuz I Love You” (Deluxe) – Lizzo*

“Overload” – Georgia Anne Muldrow

“Saturn” – Nao

“Being Human in Public” – Jessie Reyez

Best R&B album

Ryan Fleisher/imageSPACE/MediaPunch Anderson Paak/IPXAnderson .Paak performing in 2019.

“1123” – BJ The Chicago Kid

“Painted” – Lucky Daye

“Ella Mai” – Ella Mai

“Paul” – PJ Morton

*”Ventura” – Anderson .Paak*

Best rap performance

Shareif Ziyadat/Contributor/Getty ImagesNipsey Hussle posthumously won a Grammy.

“Middle Child” – J. Cole

“Suge” – DaBaby

“Down Baby” – Dreamville featuring J.I.D, Bas, J. Cole, EarthGang, and Young Nudy

*”Racks in the Middle” – Nipsey Hussle featuring Roddy Ricch and Hit-Boy*

“Clout” – Offset featuring Cardi B

Best rap/sung performance

Jordan Strauss/Invision/APDJ Khaled at the 2020 Grammys.

*”Higher” – DJ Khaled featuring Nipsey Hussle and John Legend*

“Drip Too Hard” – Lil Baby and Gunna

“Panini” – Lil Nas X

“Ballin” – Mustard featuring Roddy Ricch

“The London” – Young Thug featuring J. Cole and Travis Scott

Best rap song

Mark Von Holden/Invision/AP21 Savage in January.

“Bad Idea” – YBN Cordae featuring Chance the Rapper

“Gold Roses” – Rick Ross featuring Drake

*”A Lot” – 21 Savage featuring J. Cole*

“Racks in the Middle” – Nipsey Hussle featuring Roddy Ricch and Hit-Boy

“Suge” – DaBaby

Best rap album

Noam Galai/WireImageTyler, the Creator won the award for best rap album.

“Revenge of the Dreamers III” – Dreamville

“Championships” – Meek Mill

“I Am > I Was” – 21 Savage

*”Igor” – Tyler, the Creator*

‘The Lost Boy” – YBN Cordae

Best country solo performance

Rich Fury/Getty Images for The Recording AcademyWillie Nelson won a Grammy.

“All Your’n” – Tyler Childers

“Girl Goin’ Nowhere” – Ashley McBryde

*”Ride Me Back Home” – Willie Nelson*

“God’s Country” – Blake Shelton

“Bring My Flowers Now” – Tanya Tucker

Best country duo/group performance

John Shearer/Getty ImagesDan + Shay’s ‘Speechless’ won the award for best country duo/group performance.

“Brand New Man” – Brooks and Dunn with Luke Combs

“I Don’t Remember Me (Before You)” – Brothers Osborne

*”Speechless” – Dan + Shay*

“The Daughters” – Little Big Town

“Common” – Maren Morris featuring Brandi Carlile

Best country song

Evan Agostini/Invision/APTanya Tucker in November.

*”Bring My Flowers Now” – Tanya Tucker*

“Girl Goin’ Nowhere” – Ashley McBryde

“It All Comes Out in the Wash” – Miranda Lambert

“Some of It” – Eric Church

“Speechless” – Dan + Shay

Best country album

James Kenney/APTanya Tucker in December.

“Desperate Man” – Eric Church

“Stronger Than the Truth” – Reba McEntire

“Interstate Gospel” – Pistol Annies

“Centre Point Road” – Thomas Rhett

*”While I’m Livin'” – Tanya Tucker*

Best song written for visual media

Warner BrosBradley Cooper and Lady Gaga starred in ‘A Star Is Born.’

“The Ballad of the Lonesome Cowboy” – Chris Stapleton, “Toy Story 4”

“Girl in the Movies” – Dolly Parton, “Dumplin'”

*”I’ll Never Love Again” – Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper, “A Star Is Born”*

“Spirit” – Beyoncé, “The Lion King”

“Suspirium” – Thom Yorke, “Suspiria”

Best music video

Lil Nas X/YouTubeLil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus collaborated on ‘Old Town Road.’

“We’ve Got to Try” – The Chemical Brothers

“This Land” – Gary Clark Jr.

“Cellophane” – FKA Twigs

*”Old Town Road” (Official Movie) – Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus*

“Glad He’s Gone” – Tove Lo

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