In an emotional tribute to Taylor Hawkins, Grammys


Grammy Awards: Taylor Hawkins, Foo Fighters’ late drummer, was honored on Sunday, March 3rd.

Trevor Noah, Grammys host presented a video of Taylor performing My Hero while being played by the band.

This video was the inspiration for the In Memoriam segment, performed by Ben Platt (Cynthia Erivo), Leslie Odom Jr., and Rachel Zegler.

Foo Fighters had been scheduled to perform at Grammy, but Trevor’s sudden death just over a month ago meant that the group was forced to cancel their appearance and the upcoming tour.

Three Grammy Awards were won earlier by The Foo Fighters, including Best Rock Performance and Best Rock Album.

Drummer Taylor Hawkins was honoured during the Grammy Awards on Sunday
Grammy Awards honor Taylor Hawkins as drummer

Billie Eilish (age 20) performed Happier Than Ever on the MGM Grand Garden Arena stage in Las Vegas. This was where she also paid tribute the drummer.

As she sang her hit song, Phineas performed with her brother. She wore a black T-shirt that included an image Taylor.

The death of the drummer sent shockwaves through the music industry.

The Foo Fighters were scheduled to perform at the Grammys
The Grammys had been scheduled for the Foo Fighters to perform

Instantly, fans on social media started to comment about how “beautiful” “emotional”The tributes were.

One user on Twitter wrote: “I just cried for eight minutes straight watching the Taylor Hawkins tribute and the in memoriam Sondheim tribute.”

Another writer wrote: “Still tearing up over the Taylor Hawkins tribute.”

An additional third: “Literally bawling over the Taylor Hawkins tribute at the Grammys. Such an amazing drummer RIP Taylor.”

Four wrote: “So much respect for Billie Eilish after that.”

Billie Eilish and Finneas O'Connell paid tribute to the star
Finneas O’Connell and Billie Eilish paid tribute to the star

After paramedics tried to revive the 50-year-old drummer, who was suffering from severe injuries, he was declared dead at a Colombian hotel. “chest pain”.

Foo Fighters announced his death at the time by saying: “The Foo Fighters family is devastated by the tragic and untimely loss of our beloved Taylor Hawkins. His musical spirit and infectious laughter will live on with all of us forever.”

Taylor, Nate Mendel (former Nirvana drummer), Pat Smear and Chris Shiflett had all played for the band that was led by Dave Grohl for more then two decades.

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