Grammys: Bruno Mars Wins Record of the Year
The musician beat out nominees Childish Gambino, Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee, Jay-Z and Kendrick Lamar.
Bruno Mars took home one of the Grammys' biggest awards, record of the year, for "24K Magic" on Sunday night.
The musician beat out nominees Childish Gambino with "Redbone"; Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber for "Despacito"; Jay-Z for "The Story of O.J."; and Kendrick Lamar with "HUMBLE."
The win was Mars' fifth of the night: The artist also won song of the year for "24K Magic," best R&B performance for "That's What I Like," best R&B album for 24K Magic and best engineered album for 24K Magic.
Record of the year honors the performer(s), producer(s), recording engineer(s) and/or mixer(s) and mastering engineer(s) of a single breakout song from that year, whereas album of the year honors a whole album and song of the year honors the writer of a single.
In Mars' acceptance speech, the artist thanked his girlfriend Jessica, his fans and his father, "Look at me, Pop, I'm at the Grammys right now!" he said.
Artists including Kendrick Lamar, Lady Gaga and Kesha performed as Corden hosted the 60th annual Grammys at Madison Square Garden in New York City on CBS Sunday night.