After a tumultuous political year, the Grammys took a stand for the rights of women and immigrants - but the top awards went to a singer whose mind is on sex, booze and parties.
The Recording Academy, the body of 13,000 music professionals, also gave him Song of the Year, which awards songwriting, for another track on the album - "That's What I Like", an old-school ode to making love in high style.
Mars is now one of seven artists to win the three biggest Grammy Awards in a single night, which are Record of the Year, Album of the Year and Song of the Year. Before its broadcast, many questioned why Lorde, nominated for Album of the Year for Melodrama, was not performing while her male peers took the stage (her mother hinted at the latent sexism at the Grammys). The mix of relevant and vital commentary with tone-deaf, cringeworthy sloganeering was most irritating in the transition from Kesha's performance to U2's.
But Kesha was also passed over for awards, with "Praying" edged out for Best Pop Solo Performance by Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You" about putting the moves on a woman at a bar. Bono and the Edge introduced the Album of the Year award, and Bono offered a bizarrely halting and defensive assertion of the value of the award - which only underscores how little Bruno Mars's win means.
The present was the flawless way to celebrate her epic duet with Bruno Mars which took home no less than six Grammy awards! With two of the most prominent deaths this year being from suicide, the poignant performance by Logic, Khalid and Alessia Cara (who won best new artist) made for a fitting tribute and certainly one of the show's best moments. "Despacito" set a record for most weeks at No. 1 ever. Patti LuPone performed the classic song "Don't Cry For Me Argentina", giving musical fans something to perk up about. Others argued that Mars is a person of color since he is a Hawaiian native and is of Puerto Rican and Filipino descent.
The losses that gnawed away at the heart of the culture for years instilled cautious optimism last November at the sight of Hov and Lamar's nominations.
Mars has now won 11 career Grammys. But OMG - you hear Clark play that great guitar and realize Berry was doing that more than 60 years ago.
"I just want to say there are some incredible artists out there making music that deserve to be acknowledged that don't always get acknowledged because of popularity contests or numbers games and that's kind of unfortunate", she said.
Lady Gaga experienced significant lifts from the performance of her hits "Joanne" (+41%/+600 units) and "Million Reasons" (+662%/+3500 units).
But the industry either preferred Mars , or the vote for rappers split. If you didn't it might be a good idea to look it up on YouTube; it wont disappoint.
The law was changed following public outrage at the death of a pregnant woman in 2012 who was refused an abortion . The referendum is likely to be held towards the end of May, once the legislation is debated in parliament.
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The fighting, which was all in fun between the brothers, took off on Twitter after the interview was posted online. On the sidelines, the Brees kids went at it during a sideline interview, engaging in pretty eventful fight.
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He said about 75 to 80 per cent of Manitoba's trade is with the United States, and while talks go on businesses remain uncertain. Flavio Volpe of the Canadian Auto Parts Manufacturers Association cast the US representative's reaction as purely tactical.
He's to undergo a medical ahead of completing a deal. "This felt like the right fit", Sturridge told West Brom's official website. Inter have been heavily linked with a move for Sturridge and the striker is thought to be interested in a move to Italy.
And after being celebrated for her braids, Derek came to the defense of Kylie Jenner in 2015 when she too wore cornrows. The images didn't sit well with some who accused her of darkening her skin tone and going overboard with the editing.
However, the former Sweden global suffered a setback at the end of December but is reportedly due to resume training next week. ESPN are reporting that the Swedish striker has not yet signed a deal but the American club are ready to finance a deal.
Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai, whose agency regulates the telecom sector, also voiced strong opposition. He goes on to proclaim that "The market, not the government, is best positioned to drive innovation and investment".
The new Santa Fe is expected to be officially revealed in March, 2018, with sales commencing locally by the middle of the year. If the passenger in the back seat tries to get out of the auto without noticing an approaching vehicle an alarm will sound.
The way you worded it I thought she was dead! "Listen, I thought Dolly had passed away from this post and I started crying". As if the cute pic wasn't enough of a tribute to the country singer, Adele's caption definitely drove the point home.
Manager of the team Nadeem Khan said that the players are fully aware of the importance of the match and they are "pumped up". They beat Zimbabwer by 10 wickets in their last game of the round robin stage.
The State Department on Monday said the sanctions have already denied the Kremlin of billions of dollars in defense revenue. USA probes of Russian interference in the 2016 election have cast a long shadow over the first year of Trump's presidency.
It still requires approval by the Senate and a signature from Polish President Andrzej Duda, which is likely. Poland has long insisted it was blameless and the death camps were run entirely by occupying German forces.
Brady's fans - and the station itself - quickly condemned the remark, but it wasn't fully addressed on-air until Monday morning. WEEI's Alex Reimer was heard referring to Brady's 5-year-old daughter Vivian as an "annoying little pissant" last Thursday.
More than 190 peers are listed to speak in a marathon two-day second reading debate on the EU (Withdrawal) Bill. Mr Rees-Mogg insisted that said he knew nothing about the reports, saying: 'That is nothing to do with me'.
It remains unclear whether his status for next weekend's Super Bowl meeting with the Philadelphia Eagles is affected. Come Sunday, however, all signs point to Gronkowski playing, and that's good news for the Patriots .
He was reportedly found dead close to where he lived, weeks before he was due to be jailed over child pornography charges. The late actor's Glee costars and crew members took to social media on Tuesday to react to his death .
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Mr Netanyahu has previously accused Iran of building sites to produce "precision-guided missiles" in both Syria and Lebanon. Netanyahu flew to Russian Federation for the day on Monday for his seventh face-to-face meeting with Putin in two years.
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