Bruno Mars, Kendrick Lamar win big at Grammys

Bruno Mars, Kendrick Lamar win big at Grammys

And still, after all the hoopla about this being the year of hip-hop and political commentary, an old-fashioned song-and-dance man took home the lion's share of the awards, with Mars winning best album, record, and song, giving insight into a membership that is changing, but certainly still holds some traditional musical values.

From the moment it was released, "24k Magic" was bound to be a smash hit, and it did not disappoint.

Here's the partial list of winners in the top categories at the Grammy Awards, announced Sunday by The Recording Academy.

Bruno Mars, who has revived retro funk and R&B for a new generation, on Sunday swept the Grammy Awards in a surprise snub for the hip-hop world, which had hoped for a major breakthrough on the music industry's biggest night.

Kendrick Lamar was the night's second biggest victor, picking up five Grammys, starting with his first of the night for Best Music Video for "Humble", which also won Best Rap Song and Best Rap Performance. Her line "We come in peace, but we mean business", was surely one to remember.

"This song is about me finding peace in the fact that I can't control everything - because trying to control everyone was killing me", she wrote a year ago. To those who would dare try to silence us, we offer two words: "Time's Up", Monae said.

- Best R&B song: 'That's What I Like, ' Bruno Mars.

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Just as the Hollywood award shows this year have been dominated by the Time's Up movement, the 60th annual Grammy Awards became a platform for artists to address sexual harassment and abuse, but also President Donald Trump, immigration and gun violence.

Alessia Cara, who rose from making YouTube videos in her bedroom to becoming a socially conscious pop singer, won the closely watched award of Best New Artist.

Seated in front of names of victims, the stoic Eric Church seemed to struggle behind his sunglasses to get through a performance of Eric Clapton's "Tears in Heaven", along with Maren Morris and Brothers Osborne.

"Bruno Mars imma let you finish, but Gambino Kendrick and Jay Z made some of the best albums IN HISTORY #GRAMMYs", one person tweeted.

- Best R&B album: '24K Magic, ' Bruno Mars. Lamar started off with "XXX", before he was joined on stage by The Edge and Bono of U2. Dave Chappelle won for Best Comedy Album and Lisa Loeb was also a first time Grammy victor for Best Children's Album - her "Feel What U Feel" was funded and released by Amazon.

The show, hosted by James Corden, also featured some comedy. The last person to read, however, was the most shocking as it was former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. - Best rock album: "A Deeper Understanding", The War on Drugs.

"I am honored to win an award, finally, and I wanted to thank everyone at Netflix, at 'Saturday Night Live, ' at 'The Chappelle Show, '" he said. Actress Carrie Fisher and sound engineer Tom Coyne were other posthumous winners. Double winners included Jason Isbell, Justin Hurwitz and CeCe Winans.

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