Kendrick Lamar Wins Big, Performs Big At The Grammy Awards [PHOTOS, VIDEO]

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kendrick Lamar had a show-stopping second when he took the stage on the Grammy Awards, however Adele’s efficiency didn’t match the greatness of her previous reside efforts.
Lamar began his efficiency Monday showing crushed, in handcuffs, with chains round his palms and a bruise on his eyes. He went on to fuse rap, jazz, reggae and African sounds for a commanding efficiency as he rapped “The Blacker the Berry” and the Grammy-nominated “Alright” passionately. He ended with a map of Africa, and the town of Compton imprinted in it.

Although Lamar misplaced out to Taylor Swift for Album of the Yr honors – she took the award for the second time for 1989, and Bruno Mars gained Document of the Yr for “Uptown Funk.”
“There are going to individuals on the market that attempt to undercut your success or take credit score in your fame … you don’t let these individuals sidetrack (you),” Swift stated.
Swift gained Grammy album of the yr for “Fearless” in 2009. She gained three awards Monday, together with greatest pop vocal album and greatest music video for “Dangerous Blood,” with Lamar, on the Staples Middle in Los Angeles.
Lamar was the night time’s prime winner with 5 awards together with Greatest Rap Album for his sophomore effort,”To Pimp a Butterfly.” It was the primary award televised Monday. Lamar walked into the Grammys with probably the most nominations — 11.
“Hip-hop, Ice Dice, this for hip-hop, this for Snoop Dogg …this for Nas. We’ll reside eternally, consider that,” stated Lamar, who additionally gained greatest rap music, rap efficiency, rap/sung collaboration and music video earlier within the day.

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And his win didn’t go unnoticed by the Government-In-Chief.

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Kirk Franklin, D’Angelo, Lalah Hathaway, John Legend and Widespread and Israel and New Breed  and Morgan Heritage additionally gained Grammys however R&B favourite Jazmine Sullivan was shut out regardless of three nominations.
Adele sang “All I Ask,” co-written by Bruno Mars, with a piano behind her. However the audio sounded off and appeared to throw off her efficiency.
The night time additionally featured touching tributes: The Eagles’ Glenn Frey and Maurice White of Earth, Wind & Hearth have been honored by their longtime associates, whereas Rihanna pulled out of the awards present.
Stevie Marvel, joined with Grammy-winning a capella group Pentatonix, sang “That’s the Approach of the World” in honor of White, whereas members of the Eagles and Jackson Browne sang “Take It Straightforward” for Frey on the Staples Middle.
Watch each Grammy efficiency HERE. 
White died on Feb. four and Frey died on Jan. 18. Natalie Cole may also be remembered through the telecast, although a musical tribute didn’t occur,  whereas Woman Gaga is about to pay tribute to David Bowie. Bonnie Raitt and Gary Clark, Jr. have been among the many musicians who paid tribute to B.B. King who died final yr.
Source: BlackAmericaWeb

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