Bruno Mars poses in the press room with his awards for best R&B album, record of the year, album of the year, best engineered album, non-classical, for "24K Magic," and song of the year, best R&B performance and best R&B song, for "That's What I Like" at the 60th annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

Bruno Mars crashes rap's big party at the Grammys

January 29, 2018 - 3:01 am

NEW YORK (AP) — Bruno Mars is the big winner from Sunday's Grammy Awards, sweeping through the ceremony with wins in every category he was nominated in.

Mars took home six Grammys Sunday night, including the biggest honors — record and album of the year. Mars' late-show wins came after Kendrick Lamar dominated earlier portions of the evening, winning the first televised award after a blistering performance of songs from his album "DAMN."

Lamar won six awards Sunday, causing leading nominee Jay-Z to go home empty-handed.

The big wins for Mars were immediately second-guessed online, with some likening his wins to last year's wins by Adele over music by Beyonce.

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