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Editorial

Grammy Awards 2018 Highlights

  • The 60th Annual Grammy Awards

by Boys'Co Online

January 29, 2018


For those of you that missed the Grammy Awards on Sunday January 28th, we've put a quick rundown of all the highlights of the night.

1. Politics was a main topic for the 2018 Grammy Awards.  Many stars dressed in black to support the #METOO movement with the movement officially addressed during the ceremony and through Kesha's performance of "Pray".  Women also held white roses on the red carpet as a symbol of solidarity in support for #TIMESUP: a movement powered by women to fight discrimination, harassment, and abuse in the workplace.  

2. There were many surprises on Sunday night with the majority of the awards going to Bruno Mars & Kendrick Lamar causing a social media uproar.  

Bruno Mars was the big winner of the night, winning all 6 categories that he was nominated for. 

  • Album of the Year - 24K Magic
  • Song of the Year - That's What I Like
  • Record of the Year - 24K Magic
  • Best R&B Song - That's What I Like
  • Best R&B Album - 24K Magic
  • Best R&B Performance - That's What I Like

Kendrick Lamar came in second, walking away with 5. 

  • Best Rap Album - DAMN.
  • Best Rap Song - HUMBLE.
  • Best Rap Performance - HUMBLE.
  • Best Rap/Sung Collaboration - LOYALTY. feat. Rihanna

Although Jay Z entered the night as the artist with the most nominations (a staggering 8), he walked away with no wins for the night. 

Other notable wins for the night included:

  • Best New Artist - Alessia Cara
  • Best Pop Album - "÷" by Ed Sheeran
  • Best Traditional R&B Performance - "Redbone" by Childish Gambino
  • Best Urban Contemporary Album - "Starboy" by The Weeknd

3. There were many stand-out performances throughout the night including:

"Medley" by Kendrick Lamar feat. U2 & Dave Chappelle

"Wild Thoughts" by DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller

"1-800-273-8255" by Logic feat. Alessia Cara

https://twitter.com/LinesofLogic/status/957995052164300802

"Somewhere" by Ben Platt

"Despatico" by Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee feat. Zuleyka Rivera

"Terrified" by Childish Gambino

"Broken Clocks" by SZA

"Praying" by Kesha

"Finesse Remix" by Bruno Mars & Cardi B

"Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken" by P!nk

"Joanne"/"Million Reasons" by Lady Gaga

"Pray" by Sam Smith

"Tiny Dancer" by Elton John & Miley Cyrus

"Better Man" by Little Big Town

 

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