The 56th Grammy Awards are taking place on January 26 live from The Staples Center. The show is being hosted by LL Cool J.
Jay Z tops the nominations with nine; Kendrick Lamar, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Justin Timberlake, and Pharrell Williams each garner seven nods; Drake and mastering engineer Bob Ludwig are up for five awards.
The pre telecast was held before the live telecast hosted by Cyndi Lauper from the Convention Center.
The category for Best R&B performance included:
Love and War by Tamar Braxton
Best of Me by Anthony Hamilton
Nakamarra by Hiatus Kaiyote featuring Q-Tip
How Many Drinks? by Miguel featuring Kendrick Lamar
Something by Snark Puppy with Lalah Hathway
The winner was Snarky Puppy with Lalah Hathaway. They were was on hand to accept the award and thanked everyone for their support.
Lalah thanked her mom watching at home and her dad watching above.
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