Lil Nas X
The "Old Town Road" singer and rapper's short-lived reverse coming out got the likes of Adam Rippon and Troye Sivan talking.
The rapper and singer paid homage to the NBA legend as they sang "Old Town Road" alongside BTS, Diplo, Mason Ramsey and Nas.
The Grammy-winner's cowboy outfit was a showstopper.
Billie Eilish made history by becoming the first woman and the youngest artist to win all four big categories in the same night.
Lil Nas X, Lilly Singh, Sam Smith and more were powerful reminders of the significance of queer representation in the final year of the decade.
Lizzo stands as the year's most-nominated artist ahead of the ceremony, which will be hosted once again by Alicia Keys.
The rapper said he was proud to see his "Old Town Road" remix with Billy Ray Cyrus bridge "two polar opposite genres."
The country trap song is only one of 32 songs ever to be certified diamond by the Recording Industry Association of America, a spokesperson said.
Reflecting on discrimination and stigma, the rapper said that as a boy, he prayed being gay was a phase he'd grow out of.
The "Old Town Road" rapper told Ellen DeGeneres he was inspired by young fans "who won’t have to go through stuff like this in the future.”