HER brought serious rock to the 64th Grammy Awards on Sunday night (April 3) and teamed up with Lenny Kravitz and Travis Barker for a headbanging medley.
Standing alone on stage in an indigo suit, HER started the performance with her behind my mind outstanding hit “Damage”. As if her smooth vocal runs weren’t impressive enough, the multiple Grammy winner then unleashed a furious drum solo.
HER was then joined by Barker on drums and Kravitz on guitar as they performed the latter’s 1993 hit “Are You Gonna Go My Way.” The trio turned the Grammys into a rock concert, with HER and Kravitz trading frenzied guitar riffs while Barker expertly pounded the drums behind them.
HER was nominated for a total of eight awards at this year’s awards ceremony. “Fight For You” won the Grammy for Best Traditional R&B Performance, and although the song was also nominated for Song of the Year, the award ultimately went to Silk Sonic’s “Leave the Door Open.”
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“Damage” was also nominated for Best R&B Performance, but lost to a tie between “Leave the Door Open” and Jazmine Sullivan’s “Pick Up Your Feelings.”
Before receiving the Impact Award at the Billboard Women in Music event in March, HER recounted billboard about her songwriting process: “Everything I’ve released represents me,” she said. “I will never release anything just because it looks good or sounds good. For me it has to be authentic – across the board.”
“Lately I’ve been really trying to just take control and be the captain of my own ship,” she added. “Of course opinions come in from people saying you should do this or that. So there’s a little bit of pressure [but] At the end of the day I have to love what I do. So if I’m not enjoying it or I feel like I’m not quite myself, then I probably shouldn’t be doing it.”
https://www.billboard.com/music/awards/her-lenny-kravitz-travis-barker-performance-2022-grammys-1235054673/ HER, Lenny Kravitz & Travis Barker Perform Medley at 2022 Grammys – Billboard