Beyoncé made a striking appearance at the 2024 Grammy Awards, embracing a Western-inspired ensemble featuring a checker-print leather blazer and matching shorts. Accompanied by her husband, Jay Z, who was honored with the Dr. Dre Global Impact Award, the 42-year-old singer skipped the red carpet but didn’t go unnoticed. The couple shared a sweet kiss during the ceremony, attended by their daughter, Blue Ivy, who appeared mature despite Jay Z’s lighthearted comment about her ‘sippy cup.’
Beyoncé’s unique outfit included a cream-colored 10-gallon hat and a straight platinum blond wig that reached down to her midriff. The Single Ladies singer completed the look with black pointy-toed Louboutin heels and a vibrant scarlet manicure adorned with diamond-encrusted rings.
During his acceptance speech, Jay Z took the opportunity to criticize the Grammys for consistently overlooking Beyoncé in the Album of the Year category, despite her numerous nominations and record-breaking Grammy wins. While Beyoncé wasn’t nominated for Album of the Year this year, her presence at the event and her husband’s comments added a notable moment to the star-studded evening.
Taylor Swift ultimately won Album of the Year for “Midnights,” setting a new record for the most wins in this category. The 2024 Grammys, hosted by Trevor Noah, featured outstanding performances by artists like Billie Eilish, Billy Joel, Burna Boy, Dua Lipa, Luke Combs, Olivia Rodrigo, SZA, Travis Scott, and U2. A particularly memorable performance came from folk music icon Joni Mitchell, who won her 10th Grammy for Best Folk Album.
Beyoncé’s cowboy-chic look and the dynamics of the Grammy Awards provided an entertaining and memorable night for both attendees and viewers alike.