The Recording Academy announced the winners at the 60th Grammy Awards show on Sunday at Madison Square Garden, New York. The biggest musical award show of the year was hosted by James Corden.
Jay-Z entered the arena as one of the top nominees while Bruno Mars and Kendrick Lamar were the night’s biggest winners.
Bruno Mars received the Grammy for Album Of The Year which he won for 24K Magic. He also stands tall with Record Of The Year award for 24K Magic and Song Of The Year award for That’s What I like whipping the biggest hit of the year Despacito. Mars took home six Grammys followed by his expressive speeches on stage.
2017, which was dominated by Rap/Hip-Hop and what a great year it was for Kendrick Lamar. Lamar went on to win five Grammys- Best Rap Song for Humble, Best Rap Performance for Humble, Best Rap/Sung Performance for Loyalty with Rihanna, Best Music Video for Humble and Best Rap Album for Damn.
Ed Sheeran won the Grammy for Best Solo Performance for Shape Of You beating strong female competitions from Kelly Clarkson, Kesha, Lady Gaga and Pink.
The night featured performances by big artists like Kendrick Lamar feat. U2 and Dave Chappelle, Bruno Mars, Lady Gaga, Pink, Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee. Kesha’s performance marked one of the most powerful moments of the evening. She was joined by Camila Cabello and Cyndi Lauper on stage to sing Praying, which talks about her experience as a survivor of sexual abuse.
In a ceremony which had ample amount of political colour, the Time’s Up movement and the #MeToo campaign were celebrated with a number of invitees wearing white roses to support victims of sexual harassment. Only one female artist, newcomer Alessia Cara picked up a major award-winning the Best New Artist.
With 80 plus awards to hand out, there were plenty of winners. Check out the entire list of winners here.
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