The 2022 Grammy Awards ceremony happened on Sunday. During the Ceremony, Rachel Zegler, Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom Jr., and Ben Platt delivered a Memoriam montage with a stunning tribute to Broadway legend Stephen Sondheim. The Broadway composer and lyricist Stephen died on Nov. 26 at age 91. watch the full tribute video below.
The music industry artists who died last year were shown in the tribute, including Meat Loaf, Jim Steinmann, Biz Markie, Betty Davis, Charlie Watts, Lee “Scratch” Perry, Young Dolph, Mark Lanegan, Vicente Fernandez, and DMX.
They opened with a tribute to Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins, who died last month at the age of 50. The tribute blended interviews and backstage home movies with live footage, ending in an audience singalong of the group’s “My Hero.”