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She has great Swift energy! Latto declared herself a fan of Taylor Swift by posting a selfie with the superstar at the 2023 Grammy Awards on Monday (February 6).
In the snapshot, Latto sticks his tongue out as Tay plants a kiss on his cheek from his table at Crypto.com Arena. “Swiftie,” the rapper simply wrote in the caption, using a clinking champagne emoji and a pink heart to punctuate her sentiment.
Both artists were nominated for this year’s Grammy Awards, with Swift winning Best Music Video (for Too good: the short film) and earn nods for Song of the Year (for the 10-minute version of the Red (Taylor’s version) favorite) and best country song (for “I Bet You Think About Me (Taylor’s Version) (From the Vault)”), while Latto was up for best new artist and best melodic rap performance (for the live version of his breakthrough hit “High Energy”).
Elsewhere in the ceremony, the Midnights the singer reunited with ex-boyfriend Harry Styles, who ultimately won not only Best Pop Vocal Album, but also Album of the Year for his 2022 album Harry’s house. She also celebrated Viola Davis reaching EGOT status on her personal social media accounts after the How to get away with murder the actor’s historic win for best audiobook, narration and storytelling recording.
Before losing the Best New Artist trophy to Samara Joy, Latto opened up to Billboard ahead of this year’s Grammys, why she still considers herself a new artist, saying, “Every month I feel like I’m constantly evolving. Especially the content I’m about to roll out – it’s a whole new me.
Take a look at Latto and Taylor’s Grammys reunion below.