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Grammys 2020 highlights: Alicia Keys, Lizzo and Usher guide an upbeat show

With the death of Kobe Bryant in the background, Alicia Keys helped start a reverent 2020 Grammys ceremony and cultivate an uplifting experience.

A tribute to Nipsey Hussle and Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant is displayed as YG, John Legend, DJ Khaled, Meek Mill, Roddy Ricch and Kirk Franklin stand during the 62nd Grammy Awards at Staples Center. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Billie Eilish and Finneas O’Connell accept the Grammy award for album of the year at the Grammys. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
Billie Eilish and Finneas O’Connell accept the Grammy award for album of the year at the Grammys as host Alicia Keys applauds. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
Alicia Keys smiles as Billie Eilish hugs Dua Lipa at the 62nd Grammy Awards. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
Misty Copeland performs at the 62nd Grammy Awards during a tribute to longtime Grammys executive producer Ken Ehrlich, and acknowledged the importance of music education in schools. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
Michael Trotter Jr. and Tanya Blount-Trotter of The War and Treaty, Ben Platt, Common, Misty Copeland, Camila Cabello, Cyndi Lauper and Gary Clark Jr. perform at the 62nd Grammy Awards. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
DJ Khaled and John Legend accept an award on stage, dedicating it to L.A. rapper Nipsey Hussle at the 62nd Grammy Awards. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
YG and DJ Khaled perform a tribute to Nipsey Hussle at the 62nd Grammy Awards. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Meek Mill performs during a tribute to Nipsey Hussle at the 62nd Grammy Awards. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
John Legend and DJ Khaled perform during a tribute to Nipsey Hussle at the Grammys. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Tyler, The Creator and his mom accept an award at the Grammys. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
Grammy nominee H.E.R. performs on stage at the 62nd Grammy Awards. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
Rosalía performs at the 62nd Grammy Awards. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Rosalía performs at the 62nd Grammy Awards. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Rosalía performs at the 62nd GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Demi Lovato performs “Anyone” at the 62nd Grammy Awards. (Matt Sayles / Invision/AP)
Anderson .Paak is joined by his son Soul Rasheed as he accepts the best R&B performance award for “Come Home [ft. Andre 3000]” at the Grammys. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Anaïs Mitchell, Mara Isaacs, Rachel Hauck, Todd Sickafoose and David Lai accept the best musical theater album award for “Hadestown” during the Grammys. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Lil Nas X performs at the 62nd Grammy Awards at Staples Center. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Lil Nas X and Diplo perform at the 62nd Grammy Awards. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Lil Nas X and Nas perform at the 62nd Grammy Awards. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus perform at the 62nd Grammy Awards. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Lil Nas X, Billy Ray Cyrus, Mason Ramsey and BTS perform at the 62nd Grammy Awards at Staples Center. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Steven Tyler and his band Aerosmith perform at the 62nd Grammy Awards. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Joseph Simmons of Run-D.M.C., Steven Tyler of Aerosmith, Darryl McDaniels of of Run-D.M.C. and Joe Perry of Aerosmith perform at the 62nd Grammy Awards. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
Billie Eilish performs at the 62nd Grammy Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Billie Eilish and Finneas O’Connell perform at the 62nd Grammy Awards. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
One of the night’s winners, Gary Clark Jr. performs at the 62nd Grammy Awards. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
Ariana Grande performs at the 62nd Grammy Awards. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Ariana Grande performs a medley of her recent hits at the 62nd Grammy Awards. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
Steve Pamon and Erinn Williams accept the best music film award for “Homecoming.” (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
Tanya Tucker and Brandi Carlile at the 62nd Grammy Awards. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
FKA twigs and Usher perform a Prince tribute at the 62nd Grammy Awards at Staples Center. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Usher performs at the 62nd Grammy Awards. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Gary Clark Jr. accepts the award for best rock song for “This Land” during the 62nd Grammy Awards. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
Tyler, The Creator with Charlie Wilson and Boyz II Men at the 62nd Grammy Awards. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Tyler, The Creator performs at the 62nd Grammy Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Tyler, The Creator performs at the 62nd Grammy Awards. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Camila Cabello performs at the 62nd Grammy Awards. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Camila Cabello performs at the 62nd Grammy Awards, honoring her father. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Camila Cabello hugs her father after performing at the 62nd Grammy Awards. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
A photo of conductor and composer Andre Previn is displayed during the In Memoriam section of the 62nd Grammy Awards. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
Ava DuVernay speaks at the 62nd Grammy Awards. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend at the 62nd Grammy Awards. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney of music group Dan + Shay accept the best country duo/group performance award for “Speechless” at the Grammys. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Alicia Keys and Boyz II Men pay tribute to the Lakers’ Kobe Bryant at the 62nd Grammy Awards. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Lizzo accepts the pop solo performance award at the 62nd Grammy Awards, held at Staples Center. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
The Jonas Brothers perform at the 62nd Grammy Awards. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
The Jonas Brothers perform at the 62nd Grammy Awards. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton perform at the 62nd Grammy Awards. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton onstage at the Grammys. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Alicia Keys performs a tribute to Kobe Bryant with Boyz II Men.  (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Alicia Keys performs as part of her hosting duties at the 62nd Grammy Awards. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Lizzo kicks off the 62nd Grammy Awards, held at Staples Center in Los Angeles. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Lizzo performs at the Grammys. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Finneas O’Connell accepts the producer of the year, non-classical award at the Grammys. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
Delbert McClinton, second from left, Bob Britt, Kevin McKendree and Dana Robbins of Delbert McClinton and Self-Made Men + Dana accept the best traditional blues album award for “Tall, Dark, & Handsome” during the Grammy Awards premiere ceremony.  (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Lil Nas X during the pre-televised ceremony at the 62nd Grammy Awards premiere ceremony. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Nicola Benedetti performs during the 62nd Grammy Awards premiere ceremony. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Ranky Tanky accepts the regional roots music album award for “Good Time.”  (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Recording engineer Morten Lindberg, Grammy winner for immersive audio album for “Lux,” finally accepts an award at the 62nd Grammy Awards, ending a record-setting string of 27 losses. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Angelique Kidjo performs during Grammys premiere ceremony at the Microsoft Theater. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
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