The band was scheduled to carry out on the broadcast however bowed out after Hawkins died on March 25 in Bogota, Colombia, on the age of fifty.
Though the band didn’t attend the present, it nonetheless won the Best Rock Album Grammy for “Drugs at Midnight,” in addition to Finest Rock Efficiency for “Making a Fireplace,” and Finest Rock Music for “Ready on a Warfare.”
Nonetheless, the band skipped the ceremony, even thought it was scheduled to carry out on the present earlier than Hawkins’ demise.
Trevor Noah did a quick tribute to Hawkins earlier than the already-scheduled “In Memorium” phase:
“So this was the second within the present the place I used to be imagined to be introducing Foo Fighters. We’d have been celebrating with them as they gained three Grammys earlier right now.
“However they, in fact, usually are not right here as a result of tragic demise of their legendary drummer Taylor Hawkins.
“Our ideas exit to Taylor’s household, his associates, the Foo Fighter household and their followers across the globe.”
Earlier within the night, Billie Eilish paid her personal tribute when she wore a Hawkins T-shirt throughout her efficiency of “Happier Than Ever.”