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Ukraine's President Tells Grammy Awards Russia Has Brought "Silence" To His Country

The Ukrainian president has urged musicians to "tell our story" in a video message at the Grammy Awa...


Ukraine's President Tells Gram...

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Ukraine's President Tells Grammy Awards Russia Has Brought "Silence" To His Country


The Ukrainian president has urged musicians to "tell our story" in a video message at the Grammy Awards.

The big winners of the night were Olivia Rodrigo, who was named best new artist and Jon Batiste, who picked up album of the year.

Silk Sonic - the duo featuring Bruno Mars and Anderson Paak -Β  won song and record of the year for their tune "Leave the Door Open".

The ceremony in Las Vegas also featured a poignant tribute to Foo Fighters' drummer Taylor Hawkins.

The band scooped three awards in the rock categories.

Festivities were paused for a surprise address from Presidentn Volodymyr Zelenskyy.

He told described how Russia brought "silence" to his country.

He urged artists to "fill the silence with your music" and to tell the story of Ukraine,

The speech was made as he was he introducing a special musical tribute to his people, during the ceremony from the Recording Academy on CBS.



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