The 60th annual GRAMMYs are a wrap — and what a night it was for Los Angeles musicians!
Bruno Mars swept the 60th annual GRAMMYs, taking home awards in all categories nominated including the night’s biggest wins: Record of the Year and Album of the Year (“24K Magic”), and Song of the Year (“That’s What I Like”). The Los Angeles AFM Local 47 artist also won in the categories of Best R&B Album, Song and Performance.
The evening’s second biggest winner was Kendrick Lamar, who took home 5 of the iconic golden gramophone statuettes, including three for his Los Angeles-made track “HUMBLE.” featuring the talents of L.A. Local 47 guitarist Matt Schaeffer, winning for Best Rap Song, Best Rap Performance, and Best Music Video. Lamar’s album “DAMN.” was named Best Rap Album.
Additional 2018 GRAMMY winners featuring AFM Local 47 musicians included Portugal. The Man’s “Feel It Still” for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance and “Tony Bennett Celebrates 90” for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album.
“La La Land” composer, AFM Local 47 member Justin Hurwitz won for Best Compilation Soundtrack and Best Score Awards for Visual Media, and “How Far I’ll Go” from “Moana” won Best Song Written for Visual Media.