Grammy 2016 Full Show
The 2016 Grammy Awards were held on February 8th at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The show was hosted by James Corden and featured performances by Adele, Bruno Mars, Coldplay, Kanye West, and Beyoncé. The awards were won by Adele with her album “25” and Beyoncé with her album “Lemonade”.
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The highlight of the night was the reunion performance of The Jackson
- The five siblings – Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson, Tito Jackson, LaToya Jackson and Jermaine Jackson – reunited on stage and performed a slew of their hits. The performance was emotional, heartfelt and powerful – and it was a hit with the audience.
One of the more disappointing moments of the night was when Kendrick Lamar was not nominated for any awards. The rapper was up for eight awards – including Album of the Year and Best Rap Album – but he was left empty-handed. Some fans were angry that he was not recognised for his outstanding work on To Pimp a Butterfly, but others pointed out that there were plenty of other stellar nominees.
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There were a number of standout performances on the night, but the moment that dominated conversation was Taylor Swift’s long-awaited return to the Grammys stage. The pop star took to the stage to perform her latest single, ‘Bad Blood,’ and she was met with rapturous applause from the audience. It was a poignant and emotional performance, and it was clear that the fans were thrilled to have her back.
The night was dominated by female artists, and the best performance of the night was undoubtedly Beyoncé’s performance of ‘Formation.’ The singer belted out the track –
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The biggest winners of the evening
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The most memorable moments of the Grammys
Firstly, the biggest winners of the evening were the Foo Fighters who took home three awards including album of the year for their latest release, “Concrete and Gold”. They were followed by Taylor Swift who won two awards – best pop solo performance for her track “Shake it Off” and best music video for “Bad Blood”. Other big winners of the evening included Kanye West who won three awards including best rap performance for his track “Famous” and best new artist. Kesha took home two awards, one for best pop vocal album and the other for best pop song. Lastly, Bruno Mars won two awards – best pop vocal performance for his track “Runaway Baby” and best album for his latest release, “24K Magic”.
The biggest surprises of the night were the performances by Childish Gambino and Chance the Rapper. Gambino took home the award for best rap performance, while Chance the Rapper won best new artist. These performances marked major wins for both artists, who had only released relatively recent albums.
The most memorable moments of the night included Kesha’s emotional performance of “Tik Tok” and Kanye West’s interruption of Taylor Swift. The latter event elicited a reaction from many celebrities on social media, with many labeling it as an example of sexism in the music industry. Other memorable moments included Chance the Rapper’s win for best new artist, Bruno Mars’s tribute to Michael Jackson at the end of his acceptance speech for best pop
The Grammy Awards were held on Sunday night and as always, it was a night of music and entertainment. The show was full of surprises, and the winners were sure to make everyone’s night. Here are some of the biggest winners of the night:
Best Pop Solo Performance: “Shake It Off” – Taylor Swift
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance: “The Lumineers” – Hoops
Best Rock Performance: “Burn the Witch” – Radiohead
Best Alternative Music Album: “The National” – Sleep Well Beast
Best Rap Performance: “I Am a God” – Chance the Rapper
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album: “The Voice” – La La Land