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Grammy Awards TV audience falls sharply to 17.6 million viewers

Grammy Awards TV audience falls sharply to 17.6 million viewers

The R&B singer from Hawaii won six awards, including the night's three most prestigious trophies, Album of the Year, Song of the Year, and Record of the Year.

We also talk about the most popular memes from the night, such as Blue Ivy trying to quiet her parents down and Rihanna and Kendrick Lamar's win for Best Rap/Sung Duo.

Canadian singer and songwriter Alessia Cara won Best New Artist and she admitted having been practicing an Grammy award acceptance speech since childhood - in the shower. Appreciate you bruda bruda!

Best pop solo performance: "Shape of You", Ed Sheeran. Dozens of artists and music industry players also sported white roses in support of the Time's Up and #MeToo movements against sexual abuse and harassment.

And the Grammys extended their shameful streak of awarding album of the year to the obvious radio-friendly pop release over the category's more critically-acclaimed hip hop nominee.

Best rap performance: Kendrick Lamar.

Best Metal Performance went to American heavy metal band Mastodon for "Sultan's Curse" and American music group Foo Fighters took home Best Rock Song for "Run".

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In a surprise appearance, former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton took part in a comedy bit taking a jab at Trump by participating in a pre-taped sketch with Cher, Snoop Dogg, Cardi B, John Legend and DJ Khaled. It earned a rousing applause from the crowd.

Adele beat Beyoncé in 2017, and in 2016 Lamar lost album of the year to Taylor Swift.

American stand-up comedian and actor Dave Chappelle won Best Comedy Album and American singer-songwriter, producer Lisa Loeb was also a first-time Grammy victor for Best Children's Album.

Album of the year: 24K Magic, Bruno Mars.

Double winners included Jason Isbell, Justin Hurwitz and CeCe Winans.

Eve arrives at the 60th annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in NY.

Bruno Mars was the big victor at the 60th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday night.


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