Grammys: Bruno Mars & Kendrick Lamar big winners
Bruno Mars went with 6 Grammy’s home! Photo: REUTERS
Last Sunday night, were in New York, the Grammy Awards for the sixtieth time awarded. Rapper Kendrick Lamar opened the show for the major music awards and was also a further five frames to take home. The big winner of the night was Bruno Mars, who is a whopping six statuettes received.
Kendrick Lamar let Jay-Z behind
On rapper Kendrick Lamar for the honor to do the show to open. He did that together with Bono of U2. The opening had a political touch, and in the background was a huge projection of the American flag and on stage marching soldiers. The rapper was nominated for 7 awards, including 5 wins. This he showed Jay-Z, for 8 Grammy’s was nominated, but no award could take, behind. Kenrick won a Grammy for best rap performance, best rap album (DAMN) and for the clip HUMBLE.
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Kendrick Lamar let rapper Jay-Z behind him. Photo: REUTERS
For singer Bruno Mars, the evening was truly magical, because he won in all six categories for which he was nominated. He received a prize for best album, for the album 24K Magic, best song (“That’s what I like) and best R&B performance.
Singer Ed Sheeran was not present but won two Grammy’s: one for the album Divide and one for Best Pop Solo Performance with his hit Shape of You. The 21-year-old singer Alessia Cara was chosen to be best new artist. Alessia scored hits such as Scars to your beautiful and Stay. Shakira got her album El Dorado for a Grammy Best Latin Pop Album.
The Canadian Alessia Cara won a Grammy for best newcomer! Photo: REUTERS
Miley Cyrus and Elton John
The 70-year-old Elton John is still not too old to act and, together with Miley Cyrus a surprising experience!
Dutchman no prices
The Dutch conductor Reinbert de Leeuw has no Grammy award. The conductor was the only Dutch person to be nominated for one of the most important music awards in the world, in the category Best Classical Compendium.
Artists such as Lady Gaga, The Chainsmokers and Miley Cyrus wore a white rose to the award show, as support to the #TimesUp movement. The white roost was intended as a symbol for hope, peace and sympathy.