Metallica's Robert Trujillo

Metallica Win ‘Best Metal Performance’ At 2024 GRAMMY Awards


The 66th annual ‘GRAMMY Awards‘ are being handed out today, February 04th as part of a pair of ceremonies in Los Angeles, CA. As has been the case for a number of years now, the metal and rock world are often don’t make the big show and are instead handed out at a pre-telecast performance. This year saw that telecast ceremony take place at the Nokia Theatre with thrash metal legends Metallica taking home the award for ‘Best Metal Performance’. Bassist/vocalist Robert Trujillo was on hand to accept the award.

Here’s how the categories played out.

Best Metal Performance:

  • Metallica – “72 Seasons” (winner)
  • Disturbed – “Bad Man
  • Ghost – “Phantom Of The Opera
  • Slipknot – “Hive Mind
  • Spiritbox – “Jaded

Best Rock Performance:

  • boygenius – “Not Strong Enough” (winner)
  • Arctic Monkeys – “Sculptures Of Anything Goes
  • Black Pumas – “More Than A Love Song
  • Foo Fighters – “Rescued
  • Metallica – “Lux Æterna

Best Rock Album:

  • Paramore – “This Is Why” (winner)
  • Foo Fighters – “But Here We Are
  • Greta Van Fleet – “Starcatcher
  • Metallica – “72 Seasons
  • Queens Of The Stone Age – “In Times New Roman…

Best Rock Song:

  • boygenius – “Not Strong Enough” (winner)
  • Rolling Stones – “Angry
  • Olivia Rodrigo – “Ballad Of A Homeschooled Girl
  • Queens Of The Stone Age – “Emotion Sickness
  • Foo Fighters – “Rescued

Best Alternative Music Album:

  • boygenius – “The Record” (winner)
  • Arctic Monkeys – “The Car
  • Gorillaz – “Cracker Island
  • Lana Del Ray – “Did You Know That There’s A Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd
  • PJ Harvey – “I Inside The Only Year Dying

Best Alternative Music Performance:

  • Paramore – “This Is Why” (winner)
  • Alvvays – “Belinda Says
  • Arctic Monkeys – “Body Paint
  • boygenius – “Cool About It
  • Lana Del Ray – “A&W

Notably Wet Leg‘s remix of Depeche Mode‘s “Wagging Tongue” beat out BADBADNOTGOOD‘s remix of Turnstile‘s “Alien Love Call” for ‘Best Remixed Recording’.

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