The 2022 Grammy Awards paid tribute to the late Taylor Hawkins at some stage in the issue on Sunday, April 3 on the MGM Gigantic Garden Enviornment in Las Vegas.
The musician handed away with out discover on the age of 50 on March 25, at some stage in a Foo Opponents tour in Bogotá, Colombia.
Hawkins was as soon as realized unresponsive in his resort room in the Colombian capital, and an early urine toxicology take a look at realized 10 assorted pills in his design.
At the 64th Annual Grammy Awards, the Foo Opponents won handiest rock efficiency for their song “Making a Fireplace,” handiest rock song for “Waiting on a War” and handiest rock album for their 10th studio album, “Medication at Tedious evening.”
How the 2022 Grammys Paid Tribute to Taylor Hawkins
The 64th Annual Grammy Awards paid tribute to Hawkins in the time slot on the starting establish reserved for the Foo Opponents’ efficiency.
Following the drummer’s untimely passing, the band launched on March 31 that they might per chance per chance be canceling their efficiency.
A short video was as soon as performed in Hawkins’ honor, displaying the legendary drummer as he performed on stage with the Foo Opponents, as smartly as in the back of-the-scenes moments.
Frontman Dave Grohl will likely be heard calling Hawkins the “handiest drummer on this planet,” and Hawkins was as soon as furthermore shown in an interview pronouncing “to be a lawful drummer you would like to be a lawful actor.”
As clips from Hawkins’ essential occupation were shown Foo Opponents’ hit discover “My Hero” was as soon as performed, and the video ended with a crowd chanting the song’s chorus to the band at some stage in one in every of their shows.
The tribute ended with the gang chant persevering with as an image of Hawkins on the drums was as soon as shown with the phrases “Taylor Hawkins, 1972-2022” on it.
Foo Opponents include canceled all of their upcoming tour dates, and they launched on March 29 it was as soon as as a result of the “staggering lack of Taylor Hawkins.”
In their announcement, the band instructed their fans: “As a substitute, let’s take this time to grieve, to heal, to pull our loved ones shut and to worship the total music and recollections now we include made collectively.”
Hawkins had been a allotment of the rock band since 1997, becoming a member of the Foo Opponents after working with Alanis Morissette as her drummer on tour.
The late musician made 9 albums with Foo Opponents from 1997 to 2022, and he furthermore worked on loads of assorted initiatives including solo band Taylor Hawking and the Coattail Riders.
Hawkins is survived by his wife Alison and their three childhood, Oliver, Annabelle, and Everleigh.