GRAMMY AWARDS 2018 – Winners List
GRAMMY AWARDS 2018 – Winners List
Dear Banking Aspirants,
This week is officially an awards week and we have been witnessing many awards being presented in various fields and recently the Padma awards were announced for 85 and now this week the Grammy awards was awarded. The Grammy awards is given to recognize the achievement in the Music Industry especially in English (even though many musicians from other countries have also been awarded the Grammy Awards).
The Grammy Awards which ended was the 60th Award ceremony to honor the best achievements in the Music industry which ranges from October 1, 2016 to September 30, 2017 and the event was held at Madison Square Garden,New York City on January 28, 2018.
The Grammy Awards this year was hosted by James Cordon and he hosted the event for the second time in a row and James Cordon hosts the “Late Late show with James Cordon” which is a talk show on CBS channel.
Bruno Mars won 6 Grammy awards this year and he won all the awards in which he was nominated. The next most awards was won by Rapper Kendrick Lamar and he won 5 awards in the Grammy awards. The music industry also acknowledged the #Metoo campaign in the Grammy Awards ceremony.
Some of the important awards and the Awardees from the Grammy Awards 2018 is provided below, please check that and more importantly take a Quiz to ace the awardees , so that it will be useful for the forthcoming exams.
- Record of the Year: “24K Magic” — Bruno Mars
- Album of the Year: “24K Magic” — Bruno Mars
- Song of the Year: “That’s What I Like” — Christopher Brody Brown, James Fauntleroy, Philip Lawrence, Bruno Mars, Ray Charles McCullough II, Jeremy Reeves, Ray Romulus and Jonathan Yip, songwriters (Bruno Mars)
- Best R&B Performance: “That’s What I Like” — Bruno Mars
- Best R&B Album: “24K Magic” — Bruno Mars
- Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical: “24K Magic” — Serban Ghenea, John Hanes and Charles Moniz, engineers; Tom Coyne, mastering engineer (Bruno Mars)
- Best Pop Solo Performance: “Shape of You” — Ed Sheeran
- Best Pop Vocal Album: “÷” — Ed Sheeran
- Best Rap Performance: “HUMBLE.” — Kendrick Lamar
- Best Rap/Sung Performance: “LOYALTY.” — Kendrick Lamar featuring Rihanna
- Best Rap Song: “HUMBLE.” — K. Duckworth, Asheton Hogan and M. Williams II, songwriters (Kendrick Lamar)
- Best Rap Album: “DAMN.” — Kendrick Lamar
- Best Latin Pop Album: “El Dorado” — Shakira
- Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media: “La La Land” — Various Artists
- Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media: “La La Land” — Justin Hurwitz, composer
- Best Song Written for Visual Media: “How Far I’ll Go” — Lin-Manuel Miranda, songwriter (Auli’i Cravalho)
- Best Music Video: “HUMBLE.” — Kendrick Lamar
- Best Music Film: “The Defiant Ones” — Various Artists
- Best Rock Album: The War on Drugs, A Deeper Understanding.
- Best Alternative Music Album: The National, Sleep Well Beast.
- Best World Music Album: Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Shaka Zulu Revisited: 30th Anniversary Celebration.
- Best Dance/Electronic Album: Kraftwerk, 3-D The Catalogue.
- Producer of the Year, Classical: David Frost
- Producer of the Year, Non-Classical: Greg Kurstin
- Best Reggae Album: “Stony Hill” — Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley
- Best World Music Album: “Shaka Zulu Revisited: 30th Anniversary Celebration” — Ladysmith Black Mambazo
- Best Children’s Album: “Feel What U Feel” — Lisa Loeb
These things should be known for the forthcoming exams like Syndicate PO – PGDBF , Canara Bank PO – PGDBF , SBI CLERK Mains Exam and other exams.
- Host of Grammy Awards 2018 – James Cordon
- Grammy Awards is presented by The Recording Company
- Grammy Awards is originally called as the Gramophone Award
- The First Grammy Awards Ceremony was held on May 4, 1959.
Aspirants can check the Daily Current Affairs section and can update their knowledge for the upcoming exams.
Check the Daily Current Affairs Quiz from the below given links after reading the Daily Current Affairs which is mentioned above.