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2018 GRAMMY AWARDS WINNERS


The 2018 Grammys, the 60th installment of the music industry’s flagship awards show, were handed out on Sunday night. And the night belonged to Bruno Mars. He was the night’s biggest winner, taking home six awards including Album of the Year, Record of the Year, and Song of the Year.
Heading into the awards, Mars and Jay-Z led the nominations. But Mars ultimately swept the three biggest honors of the night, taking home Album of the Year and Record of the Year for 24k Magic and winning Song of the Year for “That’s What I Like.” Mars won six Grammys overall. In the end, Jay-Z was completely shut out and went home empty handed.


The Grammys handed out more than 80 golden gramophones in total, including in dozens of categories whose winners were announced shortly before the live telecast. Going into the ceremony, for example, Mars had already won three Grammys: Best R&B Album for 24K Magic and Best R&B Performance and Best R&B Song for “That’s What I Like.”
Another big winner from the preshow awards was Kendrick Lamar, who won five Grammys total: He was honored with Best Rap Song, Best Rap Performance, and Best Music Video for “HUMBLE” during the preshow, and during the main ceremony, he won Best Rap/Sung Performance for “Loyalty” with Rihanna and Best Rap Album for DAMN.

Meanwhile, other notable — and controversial — wins from the live ceremony included Alessia Cara for Best New Artist (in an unfortunate snub of SZA) and Ed Sheeran for Best Pop Solo Performance, with his song “Shape of You” (Sheeran somehow beat Kelly Clarkson, Lady Gaga, Kesha, and Pink, and he wasn’t even present to accept the award)
Below is a full list of the night’s winners in the Grammys’ televised categories. (To see the full list of preshow and televised winners in all 80-plus categories, visit the Grammys’ website.)

COMPLETE LIST OF WINNERS
Record of the Year
WINNER: “24K Magic” — Bruno Mars
Album of the Year
WINNER: 24K Magic — Bruno Mars
Song of the Year
WINNER: “That’s What I Like” — Christopher Brody Brown, James Fauntleroy, Philip Lawrence, Bruno Mars, Ray Charles McCullough II, Jeremy Reeves, Ray Romulus, and Jonathan Yip, songwriters (Bruno Mars)

Best New Artist
WINNER: Alessia Cara
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
WINNER: “Feel It Still” — Portugal. The Man
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
WINNER: Tony Bennett Celebrates 90 — (Various Artists) Dae Bennett, Producer
Best Pop Vocal Album
WINNER: ÷ (Divide) — Ed Sheeran

Best Dance Recording
WINNER: “Tonite” — LCD Soundsystem
Best Dance/Electronic Album
WINNER: 3-D The Catalogue — Kraftwerk
Best Rock Performance
WINNER: “You Want It Darker” — Leonard Cohen
Best Metal Performance
WINNER: “Sultan’s Curse” — Mastodon
Best Rock Song
WINNER: “Run” — Foo Fighters, songwriters (Foo Fighters)

Best Rock Album
WINNER: A Deeper Understanding — The War On Drugs
Best Alternative Music Album
WINNER: Sleep Well Beast — The National
Best R&B Performance
WINNER: “That’s What I Like” — Bruno Mars

Best Traditional R&B Performance
WINNER: “Redbone” — Childish Gambino
Best R&B Song
WINNER: “That’s What I Like” — Christopher Brody Brown, James Fauntleroy, Philip Lawrence, Bruno Mars, Ray Charles McCullough II, Jeremy Reeves, Ray Romulus, and Jonathan Yip, songwriters (Bruno Mars)
Best Urban Contemporary Album
WINNER: Starboy — The Weeknd


Best R&B Album
WINNER: 24K Magic — Bruno Mars

Best Rap Performance
WINNER: “HUMBLE.” — Kendrick Lamar
Best Rap Song
WINNER: “HUMBLE.” — Duckworth, Asheton Hogan, and M. Williams II, songwriters (Kendrick Lamar)

Best Country Solo Performance
WINNER: “Either Way” — Chris Stapleton
Best Country Duo/Group Performance
WINNER: “Better Man” — Little Big Town
Best Country Song
WINNER: “Broken Halos” — Mike Henderson and Chris Stapleton, songwriters (Chris Stapleton)
Best Song Written for Visual Media
WINNER: “How Far I’ll Go” — Lin-Manuel Miranda, songwriter (Auli’i Cravalho), from Moana
Best Spoken Word Album
WINNER: The Princess Diarist — Carrie Fisher
Best Music Video
WINNER: “HUMBLE.” — Kendrick Lamar

Best Country Album
WINNER: From A Room: Volume 1 — Chris Stapleton
Best Comedy Album
WINNER: The Age Of Spin & Deep In The Heart Of Texas — Dave Chappelle
Best Rap Album
WINNER: DAMN. — Kendrick Lamar
Best Pop Solo Performance
WINNER: “Shape Of You” — Ed Sheeran


Best Rap/Sung Performance
WINNER: “LOYALTY.” — Kendrick Lamar feat. Rihanna
SOURCE: VOX

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