2024: Full List of Performers to Win Their First Grammy Awards
Mp3bullet has compiled the full list of artists who clinched their first Grammy awards at the 66th edition of the prestigious event.
The highly anticipated 66th annual Grammy Awards unfolded on February 4, 2024, bringing together the music industry’s biggest names for a night of celebration.
Below is the complete list of winners, marking the artists who secured their first-ever Grammy Awards at the 66th edition:
Tyla made history by winning the golden gramophone for Best African Music Performance, an all-new category at the 2024 Grammys, for her song “Water.” The South African starlet triumphed over contenders such as ASAKE & Olamide (“Amapiano“), Burna Boy (“City Boys “), Davido Featuring Musa Keys (“UNAVAILABLE“), and Ayra Starr (“Rush“).
Tyla’s victory holds special significance as she becomes the inaugural winner of the Best African Music Performance category, created by the Academy to honor outstanding music from the continent, as explained by Academy President Harvey Mason Jr.
Coco Jones has etched her name in history by clinching the golden gramophone for Best R&B Performance with her track ‘ICU’. Overflowing with gratitude, Coco celebrates her maiden Grammy win.
On Sunday night (Feb. 4), the songstress achieved a remarkable feat, securing the Grammy for Best R&B Performance with “ICU.” This victory marks a significant milestone for Jones, whose career began on the Disney Channel. Following her win, she caught up with Bet.com to reflect on the significance of this moment in her journey.
Victoria Monét achieved a remarkable milestone by clinching the title of Best New Artist at the Grammy Awards held in Los Angeles on Sunday (Feb. 4). The talented artist emerged victorious over fellow nominees including Noah Kahan, Ice Spice, and Jelly Roll.
With an impressive seven nominations to her name, Monét graced the stage to accept the coveted all-genre award, receiving thunderous applause from the audience in recognition of her achievement.
Icelandic singer-songwriter Laufey achieved a historic moment by winning the prestigious golden Globe for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album at the 2024 Grammys with her song ‘Bewitched.’
‘Bewitched’ stands as Laufey’s second studio album, released on September 8, 2023, through AWAL. The recognition at the 2024 Grammys adds to the acclaim of this remarkable musical piece.
Moreover, Laufey showcased her artistry with a delightful performance of “From the Start” at the 2024 Grammys Premiere Ceremony, further solidifying her presence on the grand stage of the music industry.
Miley Cyrus achieved a major milestone in her career by winning her first-ever Grammy Awards. The acclaimed artist secured the Best Pop Solo Performance trophy for “Flowers,” the lead single from her eighth studio album, “Endless Summer Vacation.”
Later in the evening, Miley Cyrus added to her accolades by winning Record of the Year, one of the Grammys’ most prestigious awards, again for “Flowers.”
During the Grammys ceremony, Cyrus not only celebrated her victories but also performed “Flowers” live. In a moment of jubilation, she playfully tweaked the song’s lyrics, singing, “Started to cry, then remembered I just won my first Grammy!”
These wins marked a significant achievement for Cyrus, who had garnered a total of eight career nominations, with six of them occurring in the same year. Her latest album, “Endless Summer Vacation,” received nominations in multiple categories, including Best Pop Vocal Album, Album of the Year, Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for “Thousand Miles,” and additional nods for Best Pop Solo Performance, Song of the Year, and Record of the Year for “Flowers.”
On February 4th, Lil Durk reached a significant milestone in his rap career, securing his first-ever Grammy Award. The Chicago rapper, alongside J. Cole, won the 2024 Grammy Award for Best Melodic Rap Performance for their collaborative track “All My Life,” featured on Durk’s album “Almost Healed.”
The winning song triumphed over strong contenders, including Doja Cat’s “Attention,” Burna Boy and 21 Savage’s “Sittin’ on top of the World,” Drake and 21 Savage’s “Spin Bout U,” and SZA’s “Low.”
This victory marked Lil Durk’s inaugural Grammy win, while J. Cole added another trophy to his collection, having won previously in 2020 for his song “A Lot” with 21 Savage. Lil Durk and J. Cole have accumulated a combined total of four and 19 Grammy nominations throughout their careers, respectively.
Theron Thomas achieved a remarkable victory at the 66th Grammy Awards by securing the accolade for Songwriter of the Year, Non-Classical.
In a competitive field that included Edgar Barrera, Jessie Jo Dillon, Shane McAnally, and Justin Tranter, Theron Thomas emerged victorious for his exceptional contributions to hip-hop and R&B hits. Notable among his compositions were “Been Thinking” by Tyla and “All My Life” by Lil Durk, featuring J. Cole.
This triumph represents Theron Thomas’ first Grammy win, following previous nominations for his work on Lizzo’s “About Damn Time” and “Best Friend” by Saweetie.
The prestigious award was presented to Thomas by Jimmy Jam during the Grammys Premiere Ceremony. Notably, Theron Thomas is the second-ever recipient of the Songwriter of the Year award in this category, with Tobias Jesso, Jr. being the inaugural winner the previous year.
Canadian singer-songwriter Allison Russell achieved a significant milestone at the 2024 Grammys by winning her first Grammy Award for Best American Roots Performance. The accolade was bestowed upon her for the song ‘Eve Was Black.’
Despite having garnered several Grammy nominations in the past, this marks Allison Russell’s inaugural win, highlighting a moment of well-deserved recognition for her exceptional contribution to American roots music.
Mexican singer Peso Pluma has achieved a remarkable feat at the 2024 Grammys by winning the award for Best Música Mexicana Album for his full-length album “Génesis.” This significant accomplishment marks his first-ever Grammy nomination and win.
Hailing from Guadalajara, Peso Pluma emerged victorious in a competitive category, surpassing fellow nominees Ana Bárbara (“Bordado a Mano”), Flor de Toloache (“Motherflower”), Lila Downs (“La Sánchez”), and Lupita Infante (“Amor Como en las Películas de Antes”). This recognition at the Grammys signifies a noteworthy moment in Peso Pluma’s musical career.