Boygenius ‘Not Strong Enough’ Wins Best Rock Song at 2024 Grammys

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The 2024 Grammys winner for Best Rock Song goes to Boygenius “Not Strong Enough!”

The 66th Annual Grammy Awards unfolded on Sunday, February 4. The annual show took place at the Arena in Los Angeles. Preceding the primary CBS telecast, a substantial number of awards were presented during the premiere ceremony held at the Peacock Theater. Best Rock Song added to the anticipation surrounding the telecast.

2024 Best Rock Song Grammys Nominees

This category goes to the songwriters and includes rock, hard rock and metal songs.

“Angry” – The Rolling Stones
Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Andrew Watt

“Ballad Of A Homeschooled Girl” – Olivia Rodrigo
Daniel Nigro and Olivia Rodrigo

“Emotion Sickness” – Queens of the Stone Age
Dean Fertita, Joshua Homme, Michael Shuman, Jon Theodore and Troy Van Leeuwen

“Not Strong Enough” – boygenius
Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers and Lucy Dacus

“Rescued” – Foo Fighters
Dave Grohl, Rami Jaffee, Nate Mendel, Chris Shiflett and Pat Smear

All About the 2024 Grammys and Past Rock Moments

The primary broadcast of the Grammys will be televised on CBS from 8:00 to 11:30 p.m. ET/5:00 to 8:30 p.m. PT. Additionally, to qualify for consideration in this year’s awards ceremony, the music must have been released between October 1, 2022, and September 15, 2023.

The televised portion of the awards show is set to be a feast for music lovers, featuring an eclectic mix of genres presented by a stellar cast of performers. The stage will come alive with the talents of Burna Boy, Luke Combs, Billie Eilish, Billy Joel, Dua Lipa, Joni Mitchell, Olivia Rodrigo, Travis Scott, SZA, and U2. Their performances are bound to span the musical spectrum, creating a dynamic and unforgettable experience for viewers worldwide.

Over the years, the Grammys have been a stage for honoring rock, showcasing the evolution and diversity within the genre. Some rock icons have taken home the Best Rock Song award. This includes Foo Fighters’ “Times Like These” (2004), U2’s “Vertigo” (2005), and The Black Keys’ “Lonely Boy” (2013). These tracks not only exemplify exceptional songwriting but also capture the zeitgeist of their respective eras.

The Grammy stage has witnessed iconic rock moments, such as Green Day’s rousing performance of “American Idiot” in 2005. The unexpected collaboration between Lady Gaga and Metallica in 2017 added a unique twist, blending pop and metal influences. Moreover, the touching tribute to Tom Petty by Chris Stapleton and Emmylou Harris in 2018 served as a poignant reminder of the enduring impact of musicians.

Jacklyn is the Editor In Chief of Stage Right Secrets. Jacklyn's photography and articles can also be found on The Recording Academy's GRAMMYPro, GRAMMYU, PopCrush, Taste of Country, among other outlets. Besides press Jacklyn is a "Jack of All Trades" working various jobs at local concerts and touring.