“I want people like Esperanza to look at this and say, 'Oh, no, there is some guy that can just rock out,' Abrams said.
"I want her to know that I can play and I want to educate,” he added.
Spalding won the Grammy for Best New Artist in February, beating out singer Justin Bieber.
Abrams received a standing ovation by the fans and judges. Jennifer López, whom People Magazine named the World's Most Beautiful Woman, rose to her feet, too.
"I honestly feel that I hope that America got that," she said. "You bring that type of special thing to music!"