The 66th annual Grammy Awards have been full of memorable moments, together with Taylor Swift saying a brand new album, Celine Dion making a shock look, and Joni Mitchell’s shifting rendition of “Each Sides of Now.” However the very best efficiency of the evening got here when Tracy Chapman took the stage to sing “Quick Automotive” with nation star Luke Combs.
Luke’s cowl of Tracy’s 1988 hit was nominated for Greatest Nation Solo Efficiency and Tracy, who not often performs publicly, shocked the gang to sing it with Luke through the present.
Earlier than Luke and Tracy took the stage, he advised the story of listening to “Quick Automotive” whereas using round in his dad’s truck as a younger boy. Luke mentioned, “My dad had a 1988 Ford 150 pickup truck. It had a cassette participant in it, and my dad would play me the Tracy Chapman self-titled album. That tune, ‘Quick Automotive,’ was my favourite tune earlier than I even knew what a favourite tune was.”
He continued, “I have been taking part in that tune since I may play guitar. I simply love that tune. So after I went within the studio to document my most up-to-date document, which was Getting Outdated, I believed, what if we do that cowl of ‘Quick Automotive’? I am not doing it for anyone else. I am simply doing it for me. Tracy’s clearly written the most effective songs for a number of generations…It is only a cool full-circle second for me. Simply to be related together with her in any means is tremendous humbling for me.”
Throughout the efficiency, Luke watched Tracy with a smile on his face and mouthed the phrases together with her. Within the crowd, Taylor Swift stood up and danced, whereas Jelly Roll and Michael Trotter, Jr., from The Struggle and Treaty sung and danced enthusiastically. By the tip of the tune, the whole viewers gave them a standing ovation.
CMT shared pictures from the efficiency on Instagram and acquired a whole lot of feedback praising the duet.
- “When the efficiency on the Grammys was so good …. You begin clapping in your front room pondering you have been on the present !!!👏👏👏👏breath taking !!!!”
- “This efficiency gave me chills! Tracy nonetheless sounds wonderful! They should document this and launch it STAT!!!”
- “Introduced tears to my eyes. What a second!”
- “PERFORMANCE OF THE NIGHT!”
- “Chills, tears. So wonderful. Greatest efficiency ever.”
- “THIS WAS THE MOST MAGICAL MOMENT I HAVE EVER WITNESSED”
When you missed the printed, you possibly can stream it now on Paramount+.