2018 Grammy Best R&B Album

2018 Grammy Best R&B Album

grammy best r & b albumThe 2018 Grammy best r&b album was won by Bruno Mars at Madison Square Garden on Jan. 28, 2018 in New York City.

If you don’t know who Bruno Mars is you are missing out on one of the greatest entertainers of our modern times.

Bruno Mars is a five time GRAMMY Winner and is in essence a living, breathing hit maker.

This is the “That’s What I Like” singer’s first time being nominated in the R&B category.

At the  60th Annual GRAMMY Awards Bruno Mars album 24K Magic also won Best R&B Song of the Year,  Best R&B Performance, Song of the Year, Album of the Year, Record of The Year, and Best Engineered Non Classical Album.

 

2018 Grammy Best R&B Album

About Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars born Peter Gene Bayot Hernandez on October 8, 1985, is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and choreographer. He was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, by a family of musicians. Mars began making music at a young age and performed in various musical venues in his hometown throughout his childhood.

He graduated from high school and moved to Los Angeles to pursue a musical career. After being dropped by Motown Records, Mars signed a recording contract with Atlantic Records in 2009.

His debut studio album Doo-Wops & Hooligans (2010) included the international and U.S Billboard Hot 100 number one singles “Just the Way You Are” and “Grenade“. Mars’ second album, Unorthodox Jukebox (2012), was number one in the United States. Its singles “Locked Out of Heaven” and “When I Was Your Man” reached number one in the US, while “Treasure” became a number-five single.

In 2014, Mars collaborated with Mark Ronson on “Uptown Funk“, a single which performed well on many music charts worldwide, including the US, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the UK.

His third studio album, 24K Magic (2016), received seven Grammy Awards and gave way to the successful singles “24K Magic“, “That’s What I Like” and “Finesse“. To date, he has sold over 130 million records worldwide, making him one of the best-selling artists of all time.

Mars has released seven number-one singles on the Billboard Hot 100 since his career launched in 2010, attaining his first five faster than any male artist since Elvis Presley.

Mars has received many awards and nominations, including eleven Grammy Awards, three Brit Awards, three Guinness World Records, and was named one of Time‘s 100 most influential people in the world in 2011.

In December 2013, he ranked number one on the Forbes 30 under 30 list. Mars is known for his stage performances and retro showmanship.

He is accompanied by his band, The Hooligans, who play a variety of instruments such as electric guitar, bass, piano, keyboards, drums and horns, and also serve as backup singers and dancers. Mars performs in a wide range of musical styles including R&B, Funk, Pop, Soul, Reggae and Hip Hop.

Bruno Mars was one of the big streaming winners from the 2018 Grammy Awards. Other artist included Kesha, SZA, and Kendrick Lamar, according to Nielsen Music, nearly all the songs performed on the show scored gains in streams the day after the broadcast.

Bruno Mars’ “Finesse” gained in on-demand streams a total of 2.3 million streams up 20 percent in on-demand audio and on-demand video.

Songs performed during the ceremony pulled in 18.87 million streams total from all artist combined on Jan. 29, up from 13.32 million on Jan. 27.

Here is the full list of the 2018 Grammy Award Winners!

best rnb albumBruno Mars Makes History!

Mars now belongs to an incredibly elite club of R&B artists who have walked off with album of the year.

Just four other artists in the genre have been awarded the honor in the awards show’s 60-year history.

Those artist are Stevie WonderQuincy JonesNatalie Cole and  Ray Charles.

Bruno Mars Announces He’s Going On Tour With Cardi B!

Bruno took to social media today to inform his followers that a tour together with Cardi B is definitely going to happen.

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Check out Bruno Mars Tour Dates!

Purchase The Best R&B Album 2018

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Follow Bruno Mars

IG: @BrunoMars

YouTube: Bruno Mars YouTube Channel

Bruno Mars is by far one of the best of all time! Did you watch the Grammy’s this year? What were your thoughts? Are you a Bruno Mars fan? What do you think of his music? Leave your comments in the forum below!

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2 Replies to “2018 Grammy Best R&B Album”

  1. First, I want to thank you for making me discover Bruno Mars. Frankly, I did not know him until I read your article but now hey man…I’m sold on this guy’s music.
    Just brilliant. Like the old saying better late than never, well I’m one those guys now.
    Happy to read your post and discover a great article.

    1. Ladi Soul says:

      Great! I’m glad I hip you to one of our greatest artist of all time. Thanks for commenting!

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