Taylor Swift nabbed an upset victory at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards held in Los Angeles February 15,winning the night's top prize for Album of the Year. This shut out rapper Kendrick Lamar, who nevertheless led the number of wins. And Lady Gaga gave a colorful tribute to late British singer David Bowie.
Lamar scored five Grammys for his breakthrough album 'To Pimp a Butterfly', the night's biggest haul. But he was shut out of Grammy's Big Four. Taylor Swift won three awards, including Top Album for '1989', becoming the first female artist to take the award twice. R&B singer Bruno Mars and producer Mark Ronson won Record of the Year for their upbeat track 'Uptown Funk.'
And British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran won his first Grammy award for Song of the Year with 'Thinking Out Loud'. Pop star Meghan Trainor, who broke out last year with her body-confident hit 'All About That Bass', was named Best New Artist. Rockers Alabama Shakes landed four awards for their indie-rock 'Sound & Color' album, including Best Alternative Album and Best Rock Performance.
While most performers on the night offered pared-down renditions of their hits, Lady Gaga gave a colorful tribute to late British singer David Bowie, singing a medley of his hits while dressed as the androgynous 'Starman'.
- Editor:Justine | Source: Agencies
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