losangelesnewstoday.com May 24, 2018

Grammys 2018: Bruno Mars, Kendrick Lamar Win Big; Jay-Z Shut Out

29 January 2018, 09:09 | Nina Hammond

Lauper posted this image to her Instagram account revealing her support for #Time'sUp

Lauper posted this image to her Instagram account revealing her support for #Time'sUp

He also won the best pop vocal album for "Unorthodox Jukebox" in 2014.

Kendrick Lamar and Bruno Mars are among the early winners at the Grammy Awards.

One day, perhaps, a Grammy-winner or presenter will joke that a song takes them way back to a time when hip-hop didn't account for the awards in the show's top categories, But the results of Sunday's 3½-hour telecast suggest that day may be a long way from now. Lamar started off with "XXX", before he was joined on stage by The Edge and Bono of U2.

Childish Gambino, the alter ego of actor Donald Glover, won his first ever Grammy for "Redbone" which was named best traditional R&B performance. His other Grammys include last year's album of the year for "25", and record of the year and best pop duo/group performance for "Uptown Funk" in 2016.

Lamar follows close behind with seven and both are up for the top honours of record of the year and album of the year.

Kendrick Lamar has scooped an early Grammy award in his race against hip-hop veteran Jay-Z.

Battling Bournemouth hold West Ham to 1-1 draw
Because I'm anxious that, it looks like a hamstring. "We're working hard and we'll keep trying to get someone". Cressy is okay, but it's more the Lanzini one that we're anxious about.

Americana favorite Jason Isbell picked up Best American Roots Song for "If We Were Vampires" and Best Americana Album for "The Nashville Sound", while Aimee Mann took home Best Folk Album for "Mental Illness". Less expected was a win for Philadelphia band The War On Drugs for "A Deeper Understanding", released in August 2017. That speech capped a night when Mars managed a rare sweep of the major awards, a feat also accomplished previous year, when Adele beat Jay Z's wife, Beyoncé, in each of the major categories.

Alongside Cardi B, Mars performed the song Finesse on music's biggest stage, bringing the crowd to their feet. Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee were up for "Despacito" featuring Justin Bieber, Logic's uplifting song about suicide prevention, "1-800-273-8255" featuring Alessia Cara and Khalid was up as well.

Chris Stapleton won three awards, including best country album, best country song and best country solo performance.

Monae, introducing a performance by Kesha, also called "Time's Up" on the "abuse of power", saying the music industry is also affected by sexual harassment. Singers Halsey and Dua Lipa, as well as Grammy-nominated rapper Rapsody, were some of the first to say they would wear white roses.

There were numerous nods to the East Coast location of New York City at this year's ceremony.

And country artists Brothers Osborne, Eric Church and Maren Morris, who appeared at the Las Vegas country music festival where 58 people were killed and more than 500 were wounded last October, will mark the victims of gun violence and extremist attacks at music events.

Other News

Trending Now

Twitter to notify users exposed to Russian propaganda during 2016 United States elections
Twitter says it's now uncovered more accounts and new information on the wide-reaching Russian cyberintelligence campaign. And 677,775 people saw , followed or retweeted one of these accounts during that same period, and are being notified.

Trump Proposes Citizenship for Undocumented Immigrants
But President Trump's designs for undocumented parents are not the only troubling aspect of this proposal. That could make the plan hard to get past Democrats, no matter how strong they want the Dreamers reform.

Dolores O'Riordan Mourned by Thousands of Fans in Open Casket Memorial
Many carried daffodils and other yellow flowers, which they said represented sunshine. Her funeral mass will take place at 11.30am on Tuesday in St Ailbe's.

Apple Takes On The Smart Speaker World
For marquee products like the iPhone X, which was expected to be in short supply, Apple opened preorders at exactly 12:01 a.m. Well, then the HomePod with its intelligent personal assistant Siri is where it's at.

Will Ferrell Interrupts Roger Federer Interview, Goes Full Ron Burgundy
From there, the awkward chat covered everything from wombat meat, (which Federer denied eating), through to his name and age. The 27-year-old German defeated South Korea's Kwon Soon-woo in the first round to set up a clash against Federer.

How to watch FA Cup Fourth Round online
Spurs arrive in excellent form and have just one defeat in 12 games - that 4-1 defeat to Manchester City back in December. Victor Wanyama , Moussa Sissoko and Erik Lamela should all start for Spurs in the midfield with Fernando Llorente up top.

This Is What Made Kesha's Grammys Performance So Damn Powerful
But the performance raises the question of how many left speechless in the audience would still gladly collaborate with Dr. The singer broke down in tears at the end of her performance and hugged the artists accompanying her on stage.

Deputy Secretary, South Korea's Vice Defense Minister Meet at Pentagon
They were therefore handed one quota place while two male North Korean competitors were given places in the short track speed skating.

Judge: Victims of sports doc are 'sister survivor warriors'
Perry said the board will work to "ensure that our culture, policies and actions reflect our commitment to those we serve". One of the most searing takedowns came from Raisman, who stared down Nassar and lambasted his decades of abuse.

Kerber: 'Sharapova? This is the kind of match I want to have'
Garcia will need to recover from her three-setter to face No. 17 seed Madison Keys, who was a 6-3, 6-4 victor over Ana Bogdan. The 2008 champion Sharapova defeated Sevastova, who has never got past the 4th round in Melbourne , 6-1, 7-6 (7-4).