Bruno Mars and Kendrick Lamar win big at the Grammys

Bruno Mars and Kendrick Lamar win big at the Grammys

Bruno Mars claimed six awards and Kendrick Lamar five at the 60th annual Grammy Awards at New York's Madison Square Garden.

Mars took Record Of The Year, Album Of The Year and Best R&B Album Of The Year for 24K Magic, Song Of The Year, Best R&B Song and Best R&B Performance for That's What I Like. Lamar clinched Best Rap Album for Damn., Best Rap Song, Rap Performance and Video for Humble. and Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for Loyalty with Rihanna.

Ed Sheeran, who was controversially snubbed in the nominations for the major categories, took two awards - Best Pop Solo Performance for Shape Of You and Best Pop Vocal Album for ÷. The late Leonard Cohen was also recognised, with You Want It Daker taking Best Rock Performance.

Kesha made a lasting impact with an emotionally-charged performance of Praying, accompanied by Camila Cabello, Julia Michaels, Cyndi Lauper, Andra Day and the Resistance Revival Chorus. Other performers included Bruno Mars & Cardi B, Lamar, Rihanna, U2, Childish Gambino and Lady Gaga.

The main winners from last night's ceremony are listed below:

Record of the Year: 24K Magic - Bruno Mars

Song of the Year: 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: Alessia Cara

Best Pop Solo Performance: Shape Of You - Ed Sheeran

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance: Feel It Still - Portugal. The Man

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album: Tony Bennett Celebrates 90 - Various Artists; Dae Bennett, producer

Best Pop Vocal Album: ÷ - Ed Sheeran

Best Dance Recording: Tonite - LCD Soundsystem

Best Dance/Electronic Album: 3-D The Catalogue - Kraftwerk

Best Contemporary Instrumental Album: Prototype - Jeff Lorber Fusion

Best Rock Performance: You Want It Darker - Leonard Cohen

Best Metal Performance: Sultan’s Curse - Mastodon

Best Rock Song: Run - Foo Fighters, songwriters

Best Rock Album: A Deeper Understanding - The War on Drugs

Best Alternative Music Album: Sleep Well Beast - The National

Best R&B Performance: That’s What I Like - Bruno Mars

Best Traditional R&B Performance: Redbone - Childish Gambino

Best R&B Song: 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: Starboy - The Weeknd

Best R&B Album: 24K Magic - Bruno Mars

Best Rap Performance: Humble. - Kendrick Lamar

Best Rap/Sung Performance: Loyalty. - Kendrick Lamar featuring Rihanna

Best Rap Song: Humble. - K. Duckworth, Asheton Hogan and M. Williams II, songwriters (Kendrick Lamar)

Best Rap Album: Damn. - Kendrick Lamar

Best Country Solo Performance: Either Way - Chris Stapleton

Best Country Duo/Group Performance: Better Man - Little Big Town

Best Country Song: Broken Halos - Mike Henderson and Chris Stapleton, songwriters (Chris Stapleton)

Best Country Album: From a Room: Volume 1 - Chris Stapleton

Best Contemporary Blues Album: TajMo - Taj Mahal and Keb’ Mo’

Best Folk Album: Mental Illness - Aimee Mann

Best Regional Roots Music Album: Kalenda - Lost Bayou Ramblers

Best Reggae Album: Stony Hill - Damian Jr. Gong Marley

Best World Music Album: Shaka Zulu Revisited: 30th Anniversary Celebration - Ladysmith Black Mambazo

The full list can be viewed here

 

 

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