Bruno Sweeps the Grammys
The Grammys were last night. Bruno Mars was the big winner, with six awards, including some of the biggest, for Album of the Year, Record of the Year (24k Magic) and Song of the Year (That’s What I Like). Kendrick Lamar came in second with five wins… and everyone was shocked that Jay Z was nominated for eight Grammys and walked away with zero. SZA also was nominated for 5 and walked away with zero. A lot of people were shocked too that Ed Sheeran brought home pop solo performance, despite him being up against Kesha, Pink, Lady Gaga and Kelly Clarkson.
Bruno Mars’ Mystery Woman Guest Revealed
In case you noticed an older woman standing up on stage with Bruno Mars during his acceptance speech — she was wearing a black dress and lots of pearls — lots of people were wondering who she is. It’s really sweet, actually. Her husband was the master engineer for Bruno’s album, and he passed away this year from cancer, so Bruno asked her to come on stage and accept with him, on her late husband’s behalf. (How awesome is that?)
Alessia Cara Wins Best New Artist
Alessia Cara won best new artist last night and it was super cute; she said she used to practice her Grammys acceptance speeches in the shower when she was little.
Carrie Fisher Wins Spoken Word Grammy
Carrie Fisher won a Grammy last night for best Spoken Word Album. She won for her book “The Princess Diarist.”
Ear Wax Removal Kit in Grammys Swag Bags
The nominees at the Grammys got to take home some pretty nice swag bags. It includes some really weird stuff, though: a wi-fi pet feeder, a phone reading with a dead loved on, invisible teeth aligners, wireless eye massager and an ear wax removal kit.
Cardi B Had Butterflies in Her Vajayjay
Cardi B was having an awesome time last night. First, she was on the red carpet with Guiliana Rancic and said that she had butterflies in a couple parts of her body. BTW, she got a hand-written note from Bono, and was freaking out.
Beyonce’s Grammys Jewelry was Serious
Like $6.8M serious. Holy crap.
Cardi B Offers Kidney to Bruno Mars (LOL!)
Also, she just landed the cover of Paper Magazine, and said that “although I am happy, I feel like I was a bit happier two or three years ago when I had less money.”
Grammys President Responds to Criticism
A lot of people were upset that it was mostly men who won last night. #GrammysSoMale was trending on twitter. Welp the Recording Academy President responded, and I’m abbreviating his entire statement, but he said: “it has to begin with women who have the creativity in their hearts…they need to step up because I think they would be welcome…it’s upon us as an industry to make the welcome mat very obvious.”
Mariah Carey Shows Up Late to Clive Davis Party
Mariah Carey showed up to Clive Davis’ pre-Grammys party the only way she knows how… late. As it was ending. People were literally leaving so they could beat the crowd, as she was walking in.
Jennifer Hudson to Play Aretha Franklin
Jennifer Hudson is set to play Aretha Franklin in an upcoming movie about her life. Pretty awesome. She was actually hand-picked by Aretha to play the role.
Will Ferrell Brings SNL’s Highest Ratings
Will Ferrell hosting Saturday Night Live brought in its highest ratings so far for the season. It was also the number one telecast of the night on the four big networks.
Jay Z Chats Relationship Building
Jay Z was on CNN this weekend and talked about how he and Beyonce consciously made a decision to fight for their marriage.
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