For the second consecutive year, black hip-hop artists dominated nominations across the board.
And for others ... it means pro-Trump attire.
Dua Lipa's breakthrough came through with 'Hotter than Hell' and 'Blow Your Mind (Mwah)' in 2016.
This year, five of the eight nominees for Album of the Year are women.
The trap gospel song packed with social commentary nabbed one of the top awards of the night over heavyweights Drake, Kendrick Lamar and Lady Gaga.
After six career nominations, Ariana finally receives her first ever Grammy award.
The early wins by women offered a positive sign that change may be afoot at the Recording Academy.
His 13th studio album, "Colors" found praise for its lush soundscapes and energetic ear candy.
Over his career, the Ohio native was nominated for 14 Grammys along with 2 Golden Globes and 2 Oscars.
Norman Gimbel, who wrote Roberta Flack's Grammy-winning "Killing Me Softly", has died.
Drake and Lamar were also nominated for 'Album of the Year'.
Manager Larry Clothier says Hargrove died in New York on Friday, Nov 2, from cardiac arrest stemming from a longtime fight with kidney disease.
The Recording Academy has announced that the 2019 Grammy season will kick off this December, with the awards ceremony set to take place in Los Angeles the following February 10.
Recording Academy president and CEO Neil Portnow, whose 16-year tenure has been the longest of any chief of the body, said he would not seek an extension after his contract ends in July 2019.
Four-time Grammy winner Lionel Richie cemented his legacy in Hollywood Wednesday, plunging his feet and hands into a wet paving slab at the forecourt of the iconic TCL Chinese Theatre.
This year's Grammys were notable for how few awards and nominations were received by women.
"24K Magic" came four years after Mars became an arena-packing superstar with his album "Unorthodox Jukebox," in which he adapted a retro blend of funk, rock and soul for 21st century audiences.
Kesha brought the crowd at Madison Square Garden to its feet and at times to tears at a time of growing public consciousness about sexual harassment and misconduct.
The single off the 32-year-old Hawaiian-born singer's third album "24K Magic" returns to his retro style, while carrying the feel of classic R&B.
Hip-hop superstars Jay-Z and Kendrick Lamar have received the most nominations for Grammy Awards this year.