The rapper was nominated for four Grammys this year, including three for ‘Rockstar’. Among them, the track was up for Record Of The Year.
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Taking to the stage early on in the ceremony, DaBaby appeared in a white suit with diamond-encrusted gloves, backed by singers dressed in judges outfits. The song was also accompanied by a violinist and singer Anthony Hamilton.
The track also featured new verses added specifically for the ceremony. Speaking to the Associated Press ahead of the show, DaBaby said he felt the new section was “going to touch everybody”.
Watch footage of DaBaby’s Grammys 2021 performance below.
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The rapper returned to the Grammys stage later in the night to join Dua Lipa for her performance. He featured on a remix of her single ‘Levitating’ last year and briefly stopped by her set to deliver his verse on the track.
Other performers included Lil Baby, who was joined by Killer Mike, activist Tamika Mallory and Insecure actor Kendrick Sampson for a performance that tackled police brutality. Megan Thee Stallion and Cardi B teamed up to perform ‘WAP’, while Haim made their debut appearance at the Grammys.