They brought some vintage style to the annual awards show, dressed in matching burnt orange suits to deliver their debut live performance. Watch Silk Sonic at the Grammys 2021 below now.
At the premiere ceremony earlier in the day, Poppy debuted a brand new song called ‘Eat’. Burna Boy closed out the first portion of the awards show with a medley of ‘Level Up’, ‘Onyeka’, and ‘Ye’, shortly after picking up his first award.
Winners on the night so far have seen Blue Ivy Carter pick up her first Grammy after being credited on her mum Beyoncé’s song ‘Brown Skin Girl’. The track won Best Music Video, making Carter the second-youngest Grammys winner ever.
Nas and The Strokes have also both won the first Grammys of their careers. The rap icon won Best Rap Album, finally scoring a trophy after 14 nominations. The New York band, meanwhile, had an awkward win, highlighting the struggles of holding virtual awards shows.
Megan Thee Stallion was crowned Best New Artist as the main ceremony kicked off, while Styles was given Best Pop Solo Vocal Performance for ‘Watermelon Sugar’.
You can follow all the Grammys 2021 winners as they happen here and keep checking back for more coverage of the ceremony on NME.com tonight.