Bruno Mars, Kendrick Lamar dominate 2018 Grammy Awards

Bruno Mars (pictured) won the Best Album, Record and Song of the Year at the 60th Grammy Awards in New York on Sunday.

Many performers and guests turned up in white at the awards ceremony in support of the ‘Time’s up’ movement launched by Hollywood celebrities against sexual harassment and assault of women and men at workplace across sectors.

“You guys are the reason I’m in the studio pulling my hair out,” Mars told his fellow Best Album nominees which included Jay-Z, Lorde and Childish Gambino.

The R&B singer won all six of the top awards he was nominated for including prizes for album, record for 24K Magic and song of the year for That’s What I Like.

Kendrick Lamar won five Grammys, including Best Rap Album for DAMN. He also took home the trophy for Best Rap/Sung Performance for Loyalty featuring Rihanna.

Canadian singer Alessia Cara won the Grammy for Best New Artist.

The Rolling Stones won Best Traditional Blues Album for Blue & Lonesome, while Canada’s Leonard Cohen posthumously won Best Rock Performance for You Want It Darker.

Carrie Fisher posthumously won Best Spoken Word Album for The Princess Diarist.

Veteran German electronic music band Kraftwerk won Best Dance/Electronic Album for their release 3-D The Catalogue. They previously received a Grammy for lifetime achievement in 2014.

The ceremony at New York’s Madison Square Garden featured performances by Lady Gaga, Pink, Rihanna, Elton John, Miley Cyrus, Kendrick Lamar, Keshs, U2 and Sting.

Singer Kesha sang Praying which deals with mental illness and alleged abuse she suffered at the hands of her former music producer.

Jay-Z, 2018 Grammy’s top nominee with eight nods, did not win a single trophy.