The 62nd annual Grammy Awards aired Sunday night, and a few names dominated the top awards. Teen sensation Billie Eilish snagged five awards, self-love guru Lizzo came away with three, and bluesy rock multi-instrumentalist Gary Clark Jr. took home three as well. The late American rapper and activist Nipsey Hussle was also presented with two posthumous awards. We scanned the full list and found several Grammy winners are set to perform in or near Boston this year.
Here are 10 Grammy Award winners to see and where to get tickets.
Billie Eilish swept the Grammys and took home five awards: Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Best New Artist, Best Pop Vocal Album, and Best Song of the Year. Her album, “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?” also won Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical. If you’re curious about the 18-year-old alt-pop sensation, you are in luck: tickets are still available for her concert at TD Garden. (Where Do We Go? Tour; Thursday, March 19 at 7:30 p.m.; TD Garden, Boston; $39.50-$149.50; tickets available here)
Boston Modern Orchestra Project
Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP) – a leading orchestra dedicated exclusively to performing new music – took home the award for Best Opera Recording for Tobias Picker’s “Fantastic Mr. Fox.” The recording was produced with Boston Children’s Chorus (BCC), a set of 13 choirs around the city whose young members range from ages 7-18. Both BMOP and BCC regularly hold concerts in Boston. (The Chronicle of Nine; Saturday, Feb. 1 at 7:30 p.m.; New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall, Boston; $27-$112; tickets available here)
Angélique Kidjo is a Beninese singer-songwriter, actress, and activist who Time Magazine has called “Africa’s Premier Diva.” Kidjo won Best World Music Album for “Celia,” a tribute album to the late Cuban vocalist Celia Cruz. (Saturday, April 4 at 8 p.m.; The Historic Theater, Portsmouth, N.H.; $48-$62; tickets available here)
Dan + Shay
The American country music duo of Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney have released three albums, and regularly collaborate with artists like Rascal Flatts and Kelly Clarkson. The album’s titular song “Speechless” nabbed them their second Grammy award for Best Country Duo/ Group Performance. (Friday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m.; TD Garden, Boston; $59.50-$255; tickets available here)
Since 2006, indie rock band Vampire Weekend has created music perfect for wearing Doc Martens. Their newest album, “Father of the Bride,” won for Best Alternative Music Album and is a departure from some of their earlier work – the band had never before featured a guest vocalist on an album. (Sunday, May 31 at 7:30 p.m.; Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion, Gilford, N.H; $29.50-$86.95; tickets available here)
The four San Francisco-based members of the Kronos Quartet have been playing together for 45 years, during which time they have become both widely celebrated and wildly prolific. The group took home the award for Best Engineered Album, Classical for “Sun Rings,” which continues their decades-long collaboration with composer Terry Riley to bring his meditations on the celestial to concert form. (Saturday, March 21 at 8 p.m.; Sanders Theatre; Cambridge, $60-$70; tickets available here)
For King & Country
Australian brothers Joel and Luke Smallbone form the pop duo For King & Country, and have released gospel-influenced music since 2011. The two co-wrote “Burn the Ships” which won Best Contemporary Christian Music Album and one of its songs with Dolly Parton, “God Only Knows,” won Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song. (Sunday, May 3 at 6 p.m.; MassMutual Center Arena, Springfield; $23-$203; tickets available here)
Tanya Tucker has been a force in the country music world for decades: She released her first hit, Delta Dawn, in 1972 at the age of 13. Now 61, the Best Country Song award for “Bring My Flowers Now” and Best Country Album award for “While I’m Livin’” are Tucker’s first Grammy wins. (Sunday, May 17 at 7:30 p.m.; The Wilbur; Boston; $35-$197; tickets available here)
Jazz pianist Brad Mehldau has performed and recorded both solo and with multiple trios and quartets since the early 90s. “Finding Gabriel,” the solo album that earned him Best Jazz Instrumental Album, was written after Mehldau closely studied the Bible for several years and features collaborations with a variety of guest artists. (Friday, April 10 at 8 p.m.; Sanders Theater, Cambridge; $28-$58, tickets available here)
Jacob Collier is an English singer, arranger, composer, producer, and multi-instrumentalist who gained popularity in 2012 after his split-screen covers of popular songs began to go viral on YouTube. His cover of the Lionel Richie song “All Night Long” earned him Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals, while his cover of “Moon River” by Henry Mancini nabbed the Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella award. (Friday, May 15 at 7 p.m.; House of Blues, Boston; $30-$85; tickets available here.)