Grammys 2020: Tyler, the Creator's first win with Best Rap Album for 'Igor' hailed as 'inspiring' by fans
Fan-favorite Tyler, the Creator completely lit up the 2020 Grammys with an explosive performance and winning speech. After blowing away the crowd and viewing public with an amazing, fiery delivery of 'Earfquake' and 'New Magic Wand' with the help of Boyz II Men, the rapper then proceeded to claim his debut Grammy award for his critically-acclaimed album, 'Igor'.
Fans of the Odd Future supremo Tyler, the Creator are used to high-voltage, unexpected performances when it comes to his off-kilter shows and his appearance during the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, January 26, was truly magical and one to behold.
The California native knocked the crowd's socks off with a performance of 'Earfquake' and 'New Magic Wand', off his Best Rap Album-winning hit album 'Igor', and quite literally set the stage ablaze with his enthusiasm and energy. The rapper/producer had donned a pink suit and his signature blonde bowl cut wig, which was also worn by moshing Tyler doubles who supported his high-octane energy throughout the colorful performance. 'Igor' collaborator, R&B legend Charlie Wilson also made an appearance.
The rapper then had his fans cheering louder when he won his very first Grammy for Best Rap album. Tyler slapped a few high-fives with fans before coming to accept his award and declared that he wasn't really prepared. He also embraced his proud mother onstage and told her that she had done a great job of raising him. He also thanked all the people involved in his musical journey, saying that they had watered a seed and was grateful to everyone who had put up with his hyperactive energy.
We’re sure this will be one of the best and most memorable artiste performances of the Grammys. Fans too, were in agreement - many were saying that "Tyler's performance was fire" and others were posting that it was "Lit AF." Other die-hard followers were extremely pleased that he finally had gotten the critical acclaim he deserved, posting reaction gifs and other excited congratulations about Tyler winning his first Grammy on social media. Many music fans were also pleased to see the inclusion and diversity at this year's awards - saying that "Lil Nas X & Tyler The Creator, two gay black men have won at the #Grammys" and were hoping to see this broad-minded approach continue. "And 10 years later he won a Grammy It definitely feels like a win for the weird kids and “mysterious music “ Congrats @tylerthecreator, posted one happy fan. Mostly fans tweeted saying how this 'weird kid's' win was 'inspiring' and it was a win that was well-deserved.