Bebe Rexha viewers, gave a next-level efficiency.
R&B singer H.E.R. gave a next-level efficiency, sister duo Chloe x Halle matched the greatness of their latest Tremendous Bowl efficiency and pop singer Bebe Rexha went off on the gang after they didn’t sing alongside to her monster hit tune.
The feminine acts, nominated for greatest new artist on the Grammys, carried out Thursday night time at Spotify’s pre-Grammy occasion honoring rising newcomers.
Rexha was fiery throughout her efficiency of “Meant to Be,” her record-breaking hit tune that includes nation duo Florida Georgia Line. When the gang of music business gamers didn’t sing it again to her at Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, she went ballistic, f-bombs included.
“This tune was No. 1 for 50 (expletive) weeks,” she mentioned after telling her band to cease the efficiency. “I work too (expletive) arduous for this (expletive), OK?”
Rexha then regarded over to her mother and mentioned, “My mother is like ‘please relax.’ I really like you mother. I’m calming down.”
“Meant to Be” set a report final yr when it spent a historic 50 consecutive weeks on the prime of Billboard’s Scorching nation songs chart. It peaked at No. 2 on the all-genre Scorching 100 chart and is nominated for greatest nation duo/group efficiency at Sunday’s Grammys, giving Florida Georgia Line their first-ever Grammy nomination.
“I labored too arduous for this second. I’m from Staten Island, New York, and I’m standing on this stage proper right here,” yelled 29-year-old Rexha, who co-wrote Eminem and Rihanna’s Grammy-winning 2013 hit, “The Monster.”
“You’re going to sing the (expletive) phrases if you recognize the (expletive) tune.”
Rexha’s second attempt on the tune included extra crowd participation. Different singers had a neater time Thursday night time.
British singer Dua Lipa kicked off the multi-hour occasion with upbeat hits resembling “New Guidelines” and “IDGAF,” getting a number of the viewers members to bop; Margo Value, who’s six months pregnant, strummed her guitar and sang passionately; and followers rushed to the stage for English singer Jorja Smith, who had a lounge-y really feel.
Chloe x Halle, who sang “America the Lovely” at Tremendous Bowl 53, was top-notch alongside a 10-piece band as they ran via songs from their major-label debut album, “The Children Are Alright.” It’s nominated for greatest city up to date album, for which they are going to compete with their mentor Beyonce.
H.E.R. closed the night time with a rousing set that confirmed why she’s nominated for 5 Grammys, together with album of the yr.
“I’m so excited to be right here. It is a main week for me,” she mentioned.
She sang in place when she carried out the fan favourite “Focus,” nominated for greatest R&B tune, and strummed her acoustic guitar as she sang “Greatest Half,” competing for greatest R&B efficiency. When she sang “Make It Rain,” she performed the electrical guitar and sang like a seasoned professional, incomes a standing ovation from the viewers.
Spotify’s occasion primarily highlighted the six feminine acts nominated for greatest new artist. Nation singer Luke Combs and rock band Greta Van Fleet are additionally nominated for the award.
The Grammys will air reside on CBS from the Staples Middle in Los Angeles.