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Tonight is everything about Bruno Mars!
When it was time to crown the last award of the night at the 2018 Grammys, U2 and the Edge had the honor of revealing Bruno as the winner for Album of the Year.
” Thank you a lot. Off, to the other candidates in this classification– Lorde, Kendrick Lamar, Jay-Z, Childish Gambino— you are the factors I’m in the studio pulling my hair out due to the fact that I understand you people are just going to come with the leading rack artistry and music and thank you people for true blessing the world with your music. I suggest that,” Bruno described.
While he confessed to drinking and commemorating throughout the night, the “24K Magic” vocalist likewise wished to share a story where he provided credit to individuals who assisted motivate such an unique album.
“So I’m 15 years old and I’m opening up a show in Hawaii called the Magic of Polynesia….My job in that show was to entertain about 1,000 people, 1,000 tourists from all over the world. And I put together a set list like 10 to 12 songs and I will be honest, I was incredible at 15,” he joked. “And in the future in life, I learnt that those tunes that I was singing were composed by either Baby Face, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis or Teddy Riley“
Bruno continued, “And with those songs I remember seeing it. I remember seeing it first-hand people dancing that had never met each other from two sides of the globe, dancing with each other, toasting with each other, celebrating together. All I wanted to do with this album was that. And you know, those sings were written with nothing but joy and for one reason and for one reason only, and that’s love.”
With tunes such as “Finesse,” “That’s What I Like” and “Versace on the Floor,” music fans and Grammy citizens concur that he achieved that and far more.
“That’s all I wanted to bring with this album and hopefully I could feel that again and see everybody dancing and everybody moving. So I would like to dedicate this award to them, they are my heroes,” Bruno shared. “They are my teachers, they laid the foundation. This album wouldn’t exist if it wasn’t for these guys that have written these songs. You know, I had to sprinkle a little Mars sauce on it.”
During the night, Bruno likewise left with Best R&B Performance, Song of the Year, Best R&B Song, Best Engineered Album, Best R&B Album and Record of the Year.
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