On February 4th, 2024, musicians gathered in Los Angeles for the historic 66th Grammy Awards. On a night when countless musical legends were present, presented, and performed, many broke records. For the first time, women won in all major categories, such as Victoria Monét winning Best New Artist and Taylor Swift winning Album of the Year for the fourth time. The night was full of dazzling performances, fashion, and good times for all.

The most awarded artist this year was twenty-nine-year-old Phoebe Bridgers, who left the arena with four awards. First, she won Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for her feature on SZA’s “Ghost in the Machine.” Additionally, the band boygenius, consisting of Bridgers alongside Lucy Dacus and Julien Baker, won three awards out of their six nominations. These were Best Alternative Music Album for the record, and Best Rock Performance and Best Alternative Music Performance for their song “Not Strong Enough.” Following Bridgers for most awards were SZA, Victoria Monét, and Killer Mike, with three awards each.

Alongside these exciting wins were many historic ones. Notably, Taylor Swift’s Midnights won Album of the Year, making Swift the first artist to win this four times. Previously, she won for her albums Fearless, 1989, and folklore. Prior to her Midnights win, Swift had tied for three Album of the Year Wins with Frank Sinatra, Paul Simon, and Stevie Wonder. Swift also won Best Pop Vocal Album, also for Midnights. During her acceptance speech, she announced her upcoming album, The Tortured Poets Department. The legendary Celine Dion presented Swift with her Album of the Year win, the final award of the night. This moment secured something that has never happened in Grammy’s history: women winning all major categories. Miley Cyrus won Record of the Year for Flowers, and Billie Eilish won Song of the Year for What Was I Made For? from Barbie. As previously mentioned, Victoria Monét won Best New Artist, and Midnights won Album of the Year.

The final excitements of the night were performances and appearances from musical legends. As previously mentioned, Celine Dion made her first public appearance in years to present Album of the Year. Tracy Chapman performed her classic Fast Car with Luke Combs, a country artist who did a hit cover of the song in 2023. Prior to that night, Chapman had not performed for several years, and many praised her and Combs for their performance and Combs for letting Chapman take the lead. Folk singer Joni Mitchell was also present and performed “Both Sides Now” with Brandi Carlile. Overall, it was an exciting night with wins and performances from musical stars and legends.