Joni Mitchell has Grammys audience in tears with stunning performance at 80

by 24britishtvFeb. 5, 2024, noon 21
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Joni Mitchell, the 80-year-old music legend, performed at the Grammy Awards for the first time in her 56-year career.

Brandi Carlile introduced her, praising Joni's influence on music and calling her the "matriarch of imagination". Brandi said: "Whether we know it or not any one of us who dreamed of being a self-revealing singer-songwriter...is standing on the shoulders of Joni Mitchell."

She added: "She's like the first person to strip down at a skinny dipping party who strips down and makes that terrifying leap." Brandi also shared that the 80-year-old had gone through various health issues like her brain aneurysm years ago and that she learned to walk three times.

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Joni, who won Best Folk Album this year, her twelfth Grammy, sang Both Sides Now from a Royal golden chair. Celebrities like Meryl Streep, Beyonce, and Dua Lipa watched her performance, which ended with a standing ovation.

Joni won her first Grammy in 1969 and received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2002. And 22 years on, the 2024 Grammy Awards honoured the best of the best in the music industry across all genres in the past year. The mega-event was held on February 4, showing live on CBS or Paramount+ at 8PM ET, with the actual shindig taking place at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles.

Loads of fan favourite stars rocked up to the red carpet event looking totally amaze, including some of today's top names in music Taylor Swift, SZA, Miley Cyrus, Billie Eilish, Phoebe Bridgers, Jon Batiste, Olivia Rodrigo, and many others. In fact, epic RandB star SZA was smashing the leaderboard as solo artist with a massive nine nods.

As for presenters, the amazing "Weird Al" Yankovic, Jimmy Jam, Jon Bon Jovi, Kim Petras, St. Vincent, and Muni Long all welcomed the winners to the podium to bag their awards. And get this, Billie Eilish, Burna Boy, Dua Lipa, Luke Combs, Olivia Rodrigo, and Travis Scott all totally wowed the crowds with their mega solo performances.

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