The last Grammy was air on 28th of January, which was an epic night as always. Grammys were hosted in New York City, Madison Square Garden for the first time in fifteen years. Another new thing at this year’s show is Grammy voters were able to vote entirely online and rumors has it that it might have been affected the outcome across the board. The host was James Corden and Bruno Mars and Kendrick Lamar left a deep mark on audiences mind with great performances on the biggest music night. The famous R&B star Bruno Mars collected six Grammys including Album of the Year and Song of the Year.
The political stance of the Hollywood was carried to the Grammy’s as well. Participants wore white roses to protest sexual harassment and gender inequality.
The History of Grammy
Gramophone Awards: Did you know the Grammies were originally named “Gramophone Awards”? That’s why the award is made up of a miniature gramophone.
The Very First Grammy Award: The first Grammy Award Night in the history was held in + May 1959. The first alive broadcast on TV wasn’t until 1971.
The First, After Academy: The most watched Award Ceremony after Academy is Grammy Awards.
From 28 to 84: Beginning with only 28 categories, Grammy Awards will be in 84 award category in its 60th anniversary.
The Presidential Grammy: Three Presidents of USA have awarded Grammy since; Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama. Let’s see whether Donald Trump will have the distinct honor of Grammy Award too?
The Youngest Singer of Grammy: LeAnn Rimes: LeAnn Rimes is the youngest one to get Grammy Award, she was only 14 when she awarded with miniature gramophone in 1997.
King of the Grammy: Kanye West: Note that Kanye has more Grammies than Barbara Streisand and James Taylor combined.
Nebbish of the Grammy: Snoop Dogg: Even though Snoop Dogg has been nominated for 17 times, he doesn’t have a single one yet.
Here are the winners of the 2018 Grammy
Album of the Year:
24K Magic — Bruno Mars
Record of the Year:
“24K Magic” — Bruno Mars
Song of the Year:
Bruno Mars, Ray Charles McCullough II, Jeremy Reeves, Ray Romulus & Jonathan Yip, songwriters (Bruno Mars)
Best New Artist:
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:
÷ (Divide) — Ed Sheeran
Best Rap Album:
DAMN. — Kendrick Lamar