New Delhi: Taking the Grammys by storm, Bruno Mars walked away with six trophies for his hit-album ’24K Magic’, including the three biggest awards of the night – Album of the Year, Record of the Year and Song of The Year.
The musician beat out nominees Childish Gambino with ‘Redbone’; Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber for ‘Despacito’; Jay-Z for ‘The Story of O.J.’ and Kendrick Lamar with ‘HUMBLE’.
He took to the stage and began his acceptance speech with a shout-out to his fellow nominees, “You guys are the other reason why I’m in the studio pulling my hair out. Thank you guys for blessing us with your music”.
Mars urged the Grammy Awards to not play him off, but the music did come up toward the end of his speech.
While accepting the award, Mars said, “Don’t cut me off Grammys, please”. This year marked Mars’ third nomination in the Album of the Year category, and his second win.
While accepting the Record of the Year award, Mars said, “My father, if you’re watching. Look at me, pop, look at me. I’m at the Grammys”.
Mars took home seven awards throughout the night: Album and Record of the Year for ’24K Magic’ and Song of the Year for ‘That’s what I Like’; Best R&B Performance and Best R&B Song for ‘That’s What I Like’. ’24K Magic’ was also awarded Best Engineered Album (Non-Classical). (ANI)