The 56th Annual Grammy awards took place last night and it was a good night for Macklemore and Ryan Lewis. They scooped 4 Grammy’s for Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song for Thrift Shop, the Best Rap Album for The Heist and Best New Artist.
Jay-Z added another Grammy to his collection with the award for Best/Rap Sung Collaboration for Holy Grail featuring Justin Timberlake. Pharrell also did well winning Record Of The Year with Daft Punk for Get Lucky and Producer of the Year.
Check out some notable Grammy Award Winners below along with Jay-Z’s acceptance speech and Pharrell’s thank you on behalf of Daft Punk.
The nominations for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards were just announced and Jay-Z is leading the way with 9 nominations. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Kendrick Lamar, Justin Timberlake and Pharrell got 7 nominations each with Drake receiving 5 nominations. Check out the full list of Grammy nominations below.
The Grammy awards for Hip Hop and RnB were given out earlier at the pre-show ceremony and it was good news for Jay-Z, Kanye West and Drake. Drake took home the award for Best Rap Album for Take Care and promptly released his Started From The Bottom Video. Check out the rest of the winners for the Hip Hop and RnB categories below:
Best Rap Performance: Jay-Z & Kanye West “Niggas In Paris”
Best Rap Song: Jay-Z & Kanye West “Niggas In Paris”
Best Rap Album: Drake “Take Care”
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration – Kanye West, The Dream, Frank Ocean, Jay-Z “No Church In The Wild”
Best Urban Contemporary Album – Frank Ocean “Channel Orange”
Best R&B Performance: Usher “Climax”
Best R&B Song: Miguel “Adorn”
Best R&B Album: Robert Glasper “Experiment Black Radio”
Kanye is nominated for 7 Grammy’s. But, he wasn’t nominated for Record Of The Year. Yeezy addressed the snub last night at his show in Chicago. FYI they performed “Niggas In Paris” 8 times, tying the record.
The nominees for the 54th annual Grammy Awards were revealed last night. Kanye West walked away leading the pack with a total of 7 nominations. Lil Wayne followed him with 5 nominations. After the jump you can see the list of nominees relevant to Hip-Hop. See the full list here.