It was Beyonce and Taylor Swift who made history on Sunday night – with the former overtaking Alison Krauss as having won the most awards in the competition’s history, and the latter becoming the first female artist to win Album of the Year three times, placing her in the company of Frank Sinatra, Stevie Wonder and Paul Simon.
But Noah also got people talking online – pulling no punches in his role as host.
The Daily Show comedian kicked off proceedings by poking fun at the biggest scandal of the past week, while addressing the revamped, Covid-friendly format of the show.
“This year’s Grammys is going to look a little different, I’m not going to front, the whole thing is going to be pretty different,” Noah began.
“But it’s going to be even more exciting because our nominees will be sitting at those tables for their awards, so right now there’s more tension in that tent than at a family reunion at Buckingham Palace.”
“There’s more tension in that tent than at a family reunion at Buckingham Palace.” - @Trevornoah is making me laugh already
Luckily for the prime minister, the joke was probably not the most memorable moment of the night for many fans – with Styles and Swift’s backstage reunion setting internet lip-readers scrambling to decode their brief conversation and even calling for a musical collaboration.