Clevver News VIDEO: 2016 Grammys Winner Recap: Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, Kendrick Lamar
But speaking of first timers, Kendrick Lamar who lead the Grammy noms with 11 total, took home 4 Grammyphones tonight, including best rap album, song, performance AND song collaboration.
Taylor Swift, who opened the Grammys, has her 1989 album to thank for 3 of the 7 awards she was nominated for, including best pop album, music video of the year for Bad Blood and the night’s biggest awards for album of the year.
Following Tay’s giant win, the best pop duo group performance AND record of the year went to Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars for “Uptown Funk”. Best new artist went to Meghan Trainor, and another artist, who’s taking home his first Grammy phone tonight went to Justin Bieber for his collaboration of best dance recording with Skrillex and Diplo.
In the country world, Little Big Town took home two Grammys tonight for for best country song and group performance with “Girl Crush” while Chris Stapleton took home best country album.
Ed Sheeran snagged his FIRST two Grammys for song of the year and best pop solo performance and we’re pretty sure his bestie Taylor was slightly more excited Ed’s winnings than Ed himself.
Alabama Shakes shook up the Grammys tonight winning three awards for best rock performance, best alternative music album and best rock song for “Don’t Wanna Fight.” In the R&B category, The Weeknd tacked on two Grammys to his belt for best performance for his Fifty Shades of Grey single “Earned It” and best urban contemporary album.
And Chrissy Teigen was a proud mama tonight after her hubby John Legend took home a Grammy in collaboration with common for their hit “Glory.” Best music film went to the beautiful tribute for the late Amy Winehouse, but the REAL winners tonight were the many tributes to musical legends David Bowie, Lionel Richie and The Eagles’ Glenn Frey.
What a show tonight was, and yet anouther Grammy night for the books. But I want to know what you guys thought about all the 2016 Grammy Award winners tonight, were you shocked, surprised, excited? Share all your thoughts with me right down here in the comments section below and after that, don’t forget to click right over here to check out the Best and Worst Dressed of the evening. Thanks so much for hanging out with me here on Clevver’s Trophy Life, I’m your host Erin Robinson and I’ll see ya next time!