57th Annual Grammy’s

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By Will Reddall, Staff Writer

The 57th annual Grammy’s music awards was held on Sunday, Febuary 10th. Music’s biggest night featured performances from Hozier, Ariana Grande, Mary J Blige, and a trio composed of Kanye West, Rihanna, and Paul McCartney. Sam Smith stole the night with a total of 4 Grammy’s won and a show-stopping performance.

The Grammy’s is the most prestigious award show in the world of music. It is the highest honor in music to win a Grammy. The Grammy winners and nominees are elected by a committee of 1300 people.

Best Moments:

10. Pharrell’s Bellhop outfit

9. Brook Axtell’s speech about domestic violence.

8. Kanye West, Rihanna, and Paul McCartney’s performance of “fourfiveseconds”.

7. Taylor Swift’s dancing.

6. Kanye West’s unveiling of his new “Yeezy Boost” shoes with Adidas.

5. Prince’s outfit.

4. Sam Smith wins four Grammy’s.

3. Ed Sheeran and John Mayer’s performance.

2. Sia’s “Chandelier” performance.

1. Kanye West jokingly goes on stage after Beck wins Album of the year.

America’s hearts stopped when they saw ‘Ye go on stage when Beck was accepting his Grammy for album of the year. Everyone was worried that we were going to see another Taylor Swift moment. But right as Kanye was about to take the microphone, he turned away and laughed, signifying that it was a joke.  After the awards, Kanye told a reporter how he really felt, saying that Beck didn’t deserve the award and they should’ve given Beyonce the award.

To conclude, this year’s Grammy’s did not disappoint. Here is a list of some of the winners:

Record of the year: Sam Smith’s “Stay With Me”

Album of the year: Beck’s Morning Phase

Song of the Year: Sam Smith’s “Stay with Me”

Best Rock  Song: Paramore’s “Ain’t It Fun”

Best Rap Song: Kendrick Lamar’s “I”

Best New Artist: Sam Smith

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance: A Great Big World With Christina Aguilera – “Say Something”

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album: Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga – Cheek To Cheek

Best Pop Solo Performance: Pharrell Williams – “Happy”

Best Pop Vocal Album: Sam Smith – In The Lonely Hour

Best Country Album: Miranda Lambert – Platinum

Check out 2015 Grammy Winners for more information.