Here’s what you missed…
- Ed Sheeran wins best pop song with “Shape Of You,” but isn’t in attendance to accept the award!? What! Where are ya, Ed??
- Childish Gambino‘s performance of “Terrified” featured the incredibly talented 13-year-old J.D. McCray and Ludwig Göransson, who sported a super cool, clear guitar. One of the most artistic performances
— XXL Magazine (@XXL) January 29, 2018
- Kendrick Lamar is definitely taking home two awards tonight- best rap song and best rap album. However, after calling Jay-Z an inspirer, the camera shot to a not-so-thrilled looking Jay, who was also a nominee for the best rap album category
- Janelle Monáe introduces Kesha with a heartfelt speech about fighting for female equality in the music industry. Kesha was joined on stage with dozens of female artists, as she gave the most passionate and tear-jerking performance of the night
“after everything you've done I can thank you for how strong I have become”
thank you to the @RecordingAcad, the women on stage with me tonight, and everyone who has supported me through this whole journey. pic.twitter.com/43gOsofL0S
— kesha (@KeshaRose) January 29, 2018
- Cardi B, DJ Khaled, Snoop Dogg, and even Hillary Clinton “auditioned” for spoken word, reading passages from ‘Fire and Fury.’ Khaled threw in a few typical anotha one‘s.
On the hunt for a GRAMMY Award of his own, James Corden auditions celebrities for the spoken word version of Michael Wolff's "Fire and Fury." pic.twitter.com/SjTobAbv2N
— The Late Late Show (Sp0o0o0oky Edition) (@latelateshow) January 29, 2018
- Bruno Mars ends up–somewhat surprisingly–cleaning house! He beats Jay-Z, Kendrick, Lorde and Childish Gambino, among others, in his triple-win of Album of the Year, Song of the Year, and Record of the Year (not to mention also taking home Best R&B Performance, Best R&B song and Best R&B Album)