The 62nd annual Grammy Awards pre-show kicked off with a somber moment of silence in remembrance of Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, who were both among nine passengers tragically killed in a helicopter accident on Sunday morning in Calabasas, California.
With the award ceremony officially kicking off, the some of the night’s most celebrated nominees have already taken home Grammy gold. From Michelle Obama to Nipsey Hussle to Lil Nas X, the night is already off to quite the start.
Keep scrolling to see the some of wins we’ve been most excited to see so far and be sure to check back for more from the 2020 Grammy Awards.
Lizzo - Best Traditional R&B performance, Best Urban Contemporary Album
Beyoncé - Best Music Film
Lil Nas X
Lil Nas X - Best Music Video
J.Cole & 21 Savage - Best Rap Song
Kirk Franklin's "I Smile" Has Us Grinning From Ear To Ear
This gospel heavyweight knows how to move the hearts of people whether they're religious or not—and he's been doing it for over 30 years. Recently, Franklin teamed up with Fantasia, Jonathan McReynolds, Kelly Price, Tyrese and more to create a special rendition of his 2011 hit, "I Smile" and we can't stop smiling about it.
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PJ Morton - Best R&B Song
Anderson .Paak feat Andre 3000 - Best R&B Performance
Anderson .Paak - Best R&B Album
Gary Clark Jr.
Gary Clark, Jr - Best Rock Performance, Best Rock Song
MONTEREY, CA - JUNE 18: Musician Gary Clark Jr. performs during the 2017 Monterey International Pop Festival at Monterey County Fairgrounds on June 18, 2017 in Monterey, California. (Photo by C Flanigan/WireImage)