The 20-year-old rapper was joined by BTS, Mason Ramsey, Diplo and, of course, Billy Ray Cyrus, with whom Lil Nas X shares three of his Grammy nominations. Watch footage of the performance via the tweets below (which will be replaced by official video when/if it becomes available):
Lil Nas X entered Sunday’s ceremony with six Grammy nominations, including Best New Artist, Best Rap/Sung Performance (“Panini”) and Album of the Year (7). As mentioned earlier, he also shares three nominations with Cyrus — Record of the Year, Best Pop/Duo Group Performance and Best Music Video — for “Old Town Road (Remix).”
Along with Lil Nas X, this year’s other high-profile Grammy performers included Aerosmith and Run-DMC, Ariana Grande, Billie Eilish, Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani, Bonnie Raitt, Camila Cabello, Demi Lovato, H.E.R., Jonas Brothers, Lizzo, Rosalia, and more.
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