Grammy Awards 2023: The night's big winners

History was made at the 65th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday as Beyoncé won her 32nd award, giving her the most Grammys of all time. 

Harry Styles wins album of the year

A woman, wearing a gown and holding a trophy, speaks at a microphone on stage.
Beyoncé made history on Sunday at the 65th Grammy Awards, winning her 32nd Grammy, more than any other performer. (Getty Images)

History was made at the 65th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday as Beyoncé won her 32nd award, giving her the most Grammys of all time. 

Beyoncé had the most nominations this year with nine in total for her album Renaissance. She picked up Grammys for best R&B song of the year, best dance/electronic album, best traditional R&B performance and best dance/electronic recording for Break My Soul

The show opened with a colourful performance by Bad Bunny, who is up for album of the year for Un Verano Sin Ti — the first Latin album in this category — and an early award for Harry Styles.

Styles picked up the award for best pop vocal album for Harry's House.

A man in a white t-shirt sings amid a crowd.
Bad Bunny performs during the 65th Grammy Awards at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles on Sunday. (Getty Images)

Viola Davis also achieved EGOT status, winning a Grammy for best audio book, narration, and storytelling recording for her memoir, Finding Me.

The Canadian wins

Other early winners included Burnaby, B.C.-born singer Michael Bublé, who picked up a Grammy for best traditional pop vocal album for Higher and Toronto rapper Drake's win for best melodic rap performance for his feature on Future's Wait for U.

Montreal conductor and pianist Yannick Nézet-Séguin picked up two awards for best opera recording for Blanchard: Fire Shut Up In My Bones and best classical solo vocal album for Voice Of Nature — The Anthropocene.

While Vancouver-born jazz artist Kris Davis and fellow Canadian Matthew Stevens also won a Grammy for best jazz instrumental album.

A man in a purple suit, holding an award, stoops to speak into a microphone.
North Vancouver's Tobias Jesso Jr. accepts the Grammy Award for songwriter of the year, non classical, onstage during the 65th Grammy Awards at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday. (Getty Images)

On Sunday, Tobias Jesso Jr. of North Vancouver was recognized for his work on Harry Styles's Harry House, which picked up album of the year. Jesso Jr. co-wrote the track Boyfriends. Earlier during the pre-broadcast ceremony, Jesso Jr. won songwriter of the year, non-classical.

Other wins include Toronto producer Boi-1da for his work on Kendrick Lamar's Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers and Beyoncé's Renaissance. Montreal producers Demy & Clipz also won for their work on Bad Bunny's Un Verano Sin Ti.

CBC News will be updating a list of major winners throughout the evening: 

Best pop vocal album:

Voyage, ABBA

30, Adele

Music of the Spheres, Coldplay

Special, Lizzo

Harry's House, Harry Styles

A man in a shiny suit sings on stage.
Harry Styles performs onstage during the 65th Grammy Awards. The artist won the for best pop vocal album. (Getty Images for The Recording Awards)

Best R&B song:

CUFF IT, Beyoncé

Good Morning Gorgeous, Mary J. Blige

Hrs & Hrs, Muni Long

Hurt Me So Good, Jazmine Sullivan

Please Don't Walk Away, PJ Morton

Best country album:

Growin' Up, Luke Combs.

Palomino, Miranda Lambert

Ashley McBryde Presents: Lindeville, Ashley McBryde

Humble Quest, Maren Morris

A Beautiful Time, Willie Nelson

Best pop duo/group performance:

Shut Me Down, ABB.

Bam Bam, Camila Cabello feat. Ed Sheeran

My Universe, Coldplay & BTS

I Like You (A Happier Song), Post Malone & Doja Cat

Unholy, Sam Smith and Kim Petras

Two people pose with grammy award
(L-R) Kim Petras and Sam Smith pose with the Best Pop Duo/Group Performance award for Unholy. (Getty Images )

Best música urbana album:

Trap Cake Vol. 2, Rauw Alejandro

Un Verano Sin Ti, Bad Bunny

Legendaddy, Daddy Yankee

La 167, Farruko

The Love & Sex Tape, Maluma

Best rap album:

God Did, DJ Khaled

I Never Liked You, Future

Come Home the Kids Miss You, Jack Harlow

Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers, Kendrick Lamar

It's Almost Dry, Pusha T.

Best dance/electronic music album: 

Renaissance, Beyoncé

Fragments, Bonobo

Diplo, Diplo

The Last Goodbye, Odesza

Surrender, RÜFÜS DU SOL

Best pop solo performance: 

Easy On Me, Adele

Moscow Mule, Bad Bunny

Woman, Doja Cat

Bad Habits, Steve Lacy

About Damn Time, Lizzo

As It Was, Harry Styles

A woman in a gown speaks on stage, holding an award.
Adele accepts the Best Pop Solo Performance award for Easy On Me. (Getty Images for The Recording Academy)

Song of the year: 

abcdefu, Sara Davis, Gayle & Dave Pittenger

About Damn Time, Lizzo

All Too Well, Taylor Swift.

 As It Was, Harry Styles

Bad Habit, Steve Lacy

Break My Soul, Beyoncé

Easy on Me, Adele

God Did, DJ Khaled featuring Rick Ross, Lil Wayne, Jay-Z, John Legend & Friday

The Heart Part 5, Kendrick Lamar

Just Like That, Bonnie Raitt

Record of the year: 

Don't Shut Me Down, ABBA

Easy on Me, Adele

Break My Soul, Beyoncé

Good Morning Gorgeous, Mary J. Blige

You and Me on the Rock, Brandi Carlile featuring Lucius

Woman, Doja Cat

Bad Habit, Steve Lacy

The Heart Part 5, Kendrick Lamar

About Damn Time, Lizzo

As It Was, Harry Styles

Best new artist: 


Omar Apollo

DOMi & JD Beck

Samara Joy



Muni Long

Tobe Nwigwe

Molly Tuttle

Wet Leg

Album of the year:

Voyage, ABBA

30, Adele

Un Verano Sin Ti, Bad Bunny

Renaissance, Beyoncé

Good Morning Gorgeous, Mary J. Blige

In These Silent Days, Brandi Carlile

Music of the Spheres, Coldplay

Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers, Kendrick Lamar

Special, Lizzo

Harry's House, Harry Styles


Arti Patel is the Senior Producer, Entertainment and Education at CBC News. She has spent the last decade reporting on lifestyle news at GlobalNews.ca and previously, Huffpost Canada. In 2020, she was the managing editor of The Morning Show, Canada's national lifestyle and entertainment show. Arti is based in Toronto and you can follow her on Twitter @artipatel.

With files from The Canadian Press and The Associated Press


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