Cardi B (L) and Bruno Mars perform during the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards

As predicted, the 2018 Grammy Awards telecast was the lowest viewed in Grammy history. The 2018 Grammy Awards billed itself as the first-ever all rap and hip-hop telecast which aired live Sunday on CBS.

Pictured above are rapper Cardi B (left) and Bruno Mars who were among the diverse performers at Madison Square Garden. Bruno swept the awards with 6 trophies.

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Bruno Mars with Grammys President Neil Portnow at 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards

Grammy Awards President Neil Portnow responded to public criticism that the 2018 Grammy Awards major category winners were 75% male. Portnow responded to the backlash that sparked a #GrammysSoMale hashtag on Twitter.com on Sunday.

Only one woman took home a trophy in a major category — Alessia Cara who won for best new artist.

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Rihanna and Hassan Jameel at 10AK in NYC

Rihanna and her current boyfriend, Hassan Jameel, were spotted leaving 1OAK Nightclub in New York City after celebrating her big GRAMMY win on Sunday night. The Bajan singer took home the Best Rap Song GRAMMY for her collaboration with rapper Kendrick Lamar on his hit single “LOYALTY.”.

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Trump curse? Rapper JAY-Z was completely shut out at the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards, despite leading all GRAMMY nominations with eight at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, January 28, in New York City.

Hours before the live telecast, JAY-Z accomplished something rapper Eminem could not: he got the attention of President Donald Trump on Twitter.com.

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Cardi B Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars tapped one-hit-wonder rapper Cardi B for the remix to his single “Finesse” off his 2016 2X platinum album 24K Magic.

If you’re a fan of Bruno or Cardi, you will love this remix and the accompanying music video, which Bruno says is a tribute to the ’90s TV comedy series In Living Color.

If you never heard the original track off the 24K Magic album, you’re not missing anything. Cardi adds nothing to the “Finesse Remix”.

The music video, which was directed by Bruno, quickly amassed 1.4 million views on Youtube overnight.

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Jay-Z, Bruno Mars, Kendrick Lamar

JAY-Z, left, looks set to dominate the 2018 Grammy Awards after receiving eight nominations on Tuesday.

The aging rapper scored top nominations for Album of the Year for 4:44 and Song of the Year for the single of the same name as well as Record of the Year and Best Music Video for “The Story of OJ”.

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Maxwell in NYC

Pop singer Maxwell was spotted enjoying an afternoon at the beach with a lovely brunette in Miami Beach, FL. The 43-year-old NY native was rumored to have split with 20-something Lithuanian supermodel Deimante Guobyte earlier this year.

Photos: Pichichi / Splash News

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Amber Rose and Val Chmerkovskiy

Dancing With the Stars pro dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy laughed off rumors that he and socialite Amber Rose were dating outside of work (he’s happily married). But Rose did catch the eye of Maksim’s younger brother Val Chmerkovskiy. The couple was spotted arriving at Ace of Diamonds gentlemen’s club in West Hollywood, CA. early Tuesday. Rose wore tight jeans, a black crop top, thigh high boots accessorized with dark sunglasses.

Photos: SPW / Splash News

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Sequence

Singer Angie Stone and the 1970s rap group Sequence are involved in an ongoing legal dispute with singer/songwriter Bruno Mars and DJ Mark Ronson over their sampled songs “Funk You Up” and the Grammy Award-winning “Uptown Funk”.

Sequence was one of the first bold name female rap groups on the hip hop scene in the 1970s.

Their songs have been sampled dozens of times by multiple artists including Mars, Ronson, Dr. Dre, Erykah Badu, Trina, En Vogue, and Old dirty Bastard.

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Beyonce Knowles

Yesterday, Beyonce Knowles dropped her latest music video, “Formation”, to make sure all eyes are on her leading up to the Super Bowl this Sunday.

Supposedly, this lame music video broke the Internet last night. I guess it doesn’t take much to break the Internet these days.

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Bruno Mars

Hawaiian-born singer Bruno Mars turned 28 yesterday. He celebrated his birthday with a couple of starfish.

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  • Bruno Mars and Ellen prank a nurse

    Talk show maven Ellen Degeneres and pop sensation Bruno Mars prank nurse Deborah who is asked to assess Bruno in his dressing room. Bruno wears an earpiece and repeats everything Ellen tells him to say. When Bruno tells Deborah that his throat hurts after attending the Super Bowl, Deborah responds, “What did you do [at the Super Bowl]?” To Bruno’s dismay, she has never heard of him.

    Ellen tells Bruno to say the following:

         “I haven’t swallowed since the Super Bowl.”

         “Why do Pringles come in a tennis ball can?”

         “How many throats have you looked at?”

    Eventually, Bruno and Ellen let Deborah in on the prank. Watch the video after the break.

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