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59th Annual GRAMMY Awards Winners and Losers for 2017

Adele winner of 59th Grammy 2017

59th Annual GRAMMY Awards Winners and Losers for 2017

Well you know it’s that time of the year again.  Grammy Awards are one of the most prestigious and important events in the music industry, where the top musicians and artists steal away the deserving awards for their dedication and hard work. In the terms of this important event, there are definite winners and losers. In the recent Grammy Awards 2017, there was some serious competition, some chatter, and some distraction. While Adele was the clear winner of the night, we have listed all the other winners and losers of this year’s Grammys. Amongst several nominations, only a few managed to bag some awards. The event took place on Feb 12 in Los Angeles.

Winners of Grammys 2017:-

As I mentioned earlier, Adele was the clear winner of the night. Bagging three awards along with a lot of appraising, Adele shone through the night. She won the awards for three categories, which were Record of the Year, Song of the Year and Album of the Year for ‘Hello’ and the album ’25’. Apart from the awards, she also won many hearts. One of the brightest moments of the night was when Adele announced that she could not accept the award for the Album of the Year, and said that Beyonce truly deserved it for her striking album ‘Lemonade’.

Adele winner of 59th Grammy 2017

Another captured moment was when Adele began the night by her popular piece ‘Hello’. The audience roared and applauded and it seemed the award for truly meant for her. Although she wanted to begin again for sounding perfect, the moment showed only her dedication and humility to give out the best performance. This did not stop her from outshining and she did shine during the night.

The queen of hearts, Beyonce was another deserving winner of the Grammy Awards 2017. Having won a number of awards in the past, she stood no chance of not bagging any awards this year too. Giving repetitive hits every year through her dedication and hard work, she truly deserved the awards. She scored the Best Urban Contemporary Album for “Lemonade” and the Best Music Video for “Formation”. Adele herself is a big fan of the album “Lemonade” and truly dedicated her award to Beyonce.

Singer Beyonce during The 59th GRAMMY

Singer Beyonce during The 59th GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 12, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for NARAS)

Beyonce’s performance in the commencement of the event had people going crazy over her. Her golden attire and halo simply added to her charm. Representing fertility and femininity with sheer elegance and beauty, she left her mark on the stage along with hologram interactive of her daughter and mother.

Chance the Rapper:
Another winner of the night, Chance the Rapper had all in his bag that night. He grabbed the Best New Artist for his mixtape “Coloring Book” and the Best Rap Album. Being humble and down to earth, Chance the Rapper continuously thanked god throughout the event and when he won the awards. He even dedicated his awards to all the indie artists who have been struggling for a while now. He performed when the show almost ended, signing “How Great” with Kirk Franklin. He was barely audible due to some technical mic issues but his performance and attitude were praiseworthy.

David Bowie:
The artist who had won only one Grammy Award years back in 1985 for the Best Video for “Jazzin’ for Blue Jean” and a Lifetime Achievement Award ten years ago, took home four of the prestigious Grammys for Best Engineered Album, Best Rock Performance, Best Alternative Album and Best Recording Package, all for “Blackstar”.

Losers of Grammys 2017:-

James Corden:
The untimed jokes and gigs of James Corden were a “not really needed” part of the show where we already had dozens of talented artists performing that night. Slipping off a flight of stairs and wearing a sock on just one leg were silly and unnecessary parts of the show. Not only did it take extra time of the total dedicated hours of the show, the parts with James Corden didn’t really hit off. To be frank, the addition of James Corden was only to take off the charm of the event.

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 12: Host James Corden onstage during The 59th GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 12, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

LOS ANGELES, CA – FEBRUARY 12: Host James Corden onstage during The 59th GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 12, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Joy Villa:
Joy Villa or popularly known as Princess Joy Villa showed up on the red carpet with a poor fashion sense and an unattractive piece. Having mentioned on her Instagram profile as a “Grammy Considered Artist”, she was not nominated for a single Award. She seemed to be a clear loser of the night.

Best and Worse of 2016 Grammy Award

Plagued by snoozy moments and audio issues, 2016 Grammy Awards had its best and worst moments. 2016 15th Feb show the Grammy awards bring the hottest stars in the music industry to Los Angeles. As usual, there were great and memorable moments in the red carpet as celebrities looked their best. Grammy Awards 2016 Fans were treated with wide arrays of dresses with the likes of Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, and Selena Gomez. There were some great dresses, some bad and some leaving questions to be asked.

At times, the awards were at their best with tributes being paid to the numerous musical celebrities who lost the lives in 2015. Some of the worst moments had seen Adele suffer audio issues while Rihanna was forced to cancel her performances due to technical issues. There were great moments in the Grammy with Alabama Shakes and Kendrick Lamar giving the audiences a show stop performances. Join us as we look deeper into the 2016 Grammy awards and break down the good and bad moments.

Best moments

The Racially charged performance from Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar was one of the bright spots of the night with his charged performances that left people asking for more. Lamar was not just a winner of several trophies for the night, but his performances were among the best. The image of Kendrick in chains was among the best highlight of the night. The image was set on fire as a show tribute to Trayvon Martin, who died on Feb 26th.

Steve Wonder moment for reading the winners envelope

This was a pure moment of ingenuity and creativity when Stevie Wonder was asked to read the winner for the song of the year. For those of you wondering how did it, of course, it was written in braille. The move was very practical allowing Stevie Wonder to read the winner and he never stopped to make the delight of it. He delighted the audience with the fact that he was able to read, and most of the people in the audience would not read. He went on to say how he wished everything was made accessible to people with disabilities.

The Hamilton Killer performance

For most people, this was the first time they ever got to see Hamilton perform live on stage. Fans had a chance to see and hear the Broadway Musical via a satellite feed that filmed all the way from Richard Rodgers Studio in New York. He stared with “Alexander Hamilton” one of his musical hit and went on to win an award for the best musical theater.

Alabama Shakes

The Soul Rockers were expecting to win the album of the year, but that did not mean they never had a great night. The Alabama Shakes a great rock and roll band took home three Grammy awards and gave out some of their best performances. The band took the stage with storm led by the indomitable frontwoman Brittany Howard. They reminded the world why rock and roll remains a major music genre and they the capes need to make a comeback.

Lady Gaga Tribute to David Bowie

Not many celebrities would be able to give a proper tribute to the wild geniuses of David Bowie, but Lady Gaga showed many she still had it. Gaga looked like she was born for the moment as she flamed her orange hair. She was amazing rocketing through the oeuvre of Bowie from space to oddity before ending it all with heroes. The star man looked impressed across the board. Her attention to detail was on point as she captured the spirit of the man throughout his working career.

Taylor Swift’s not so secret handshake

Her shock explosion with one of her haters was so big to hide. “Oh shit, let’s just hug” was some of the highs for the night.

Worst moments

Rihanna canceling her performance

Rihanna canceling her performances capped some of the worst moments for the Grammy Awards 2016. Her whole “I serve the vocals” reinvention started roughly in last year’s Grammy award, and everybody was looking forward to seeing her perform. There were rumors she had been suffering from bronchitis for the last few days and was responding well to antibiotics.

Fans might have missed some of the best songs from her album “Anti” but then she even failed to attend the event as a whole.

Not so entertaining performances from Taylor Swift

The Grammy 2016 was not Taylor Swift’s best as she kicked the ceremony with some of her worst performances. Her “Out of the Woods” song had some very bad sounds with the best verse of the song being omitted. This was not one of the best ways to start a three and half hours event. The only good thing about her was how she ended the night with some memorable note.

Adele’s audio rolling into trouble

She had the best-selling album in 2015, and there were high expectations for her performance. All went wrong with the audio failing. Dissonant tones and poor sound mixing summarized her performance on stage. The guitar notes were as if a fork had been dropped on a guitar with volume drops that even surprised the singer. The guitar sounds felt like the piano mics had fallen had fallen on the guitar strings. She soldered on, but it was a huge disappointment for the entire management of the Grammy Awards.

Hollywood vampires

Everything went wrong the Hollywood Vampires in the Classic Rock. The rock and roll seemed stripped of its context and rendered impotent. They served the reason people see rock and roll as something secondary to the poor performance of the night.

Lauryn Hill missing her duet with the weekend

Much has been talked about her late career surge but more on how long she takes to get to the stage. This was supposed to be her best moment as she would have had the surprise in the weekend “on the night.” It would have been nice to see her interpret Michael Jackson’s homage.

There were worse moments with Pitbull performances in a hails taxi was not going so well. The pitbull and co-performance ending the night were not one of the ends in years. To the Grammy 2016, all we can say is adieu and hope for better planning next year.