Music & Culture

The 60th Annual Grammys: Highlights in Real Time!

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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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)

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Victoria Moorwood

Victoria Moorwood is a music journalist located in San Diego. Her favorite genres are hip hop and rap, but she appreciates all music and the way it brings people together. She also blogs about travel and lifestyle, hosts a news radio show, and enjoys surfing in her free time. Follow Victoria on Twitter @vic_land