Bruno Mars’ ‘That’s What I Like’ Wins Song of the Year at 2018 Grammy Awards
Bruno Mars won the 2016 Grammy award for Song of the Year this evening, nabbing a coveted gramophone for his smash hit, "That's What I Like."
While accepting his award, Mars thanked his "That's What I Like" collaborators, gushing, "I’ve been knowing these guys for over a decade. All the music business horror stories you see in the movies, we done been through all of it. And this is the first time on this album, we all came collectively as a group and put this song together and put the album together. So, fellas, it’s an honor to share this with ya’ll tonight. These are my brothers!"
“That’s What I Like” was written by Mars, Christopher Brody Brown, James Fauntleroy, Philip Lawrence, Ray Charles McCullough II, Jeremy Reeves, Ray Romulus and Jonathan Yip.
The 2018 Song of the Year win marks Mars' fourth Grammy award this year, and his ninth total. He is also nominated for Album of the Year and Record of the Year.
Mars's fellow Song of the Year nominees included:
“Despacito” — Ramón Ayala, Justin Bieber, Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd, Erika Ender, Luis Fonsi & Marty James Garton, songwriters (Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber)
“4:44” — Shawn Carter & Dion Wilson, songwriters (Jay-Z)
“Issues” — Benny Blanco, Mikkel Storleer Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen, Julia Michaels & Justin Drew Tranter, songwriters (Julia Michaels)
“1-800-273-8255” — Alessia Caracciolo, Sir Robert Bryson Hall II, Arjun Ivatury & Khalid Robinson, songwriters (Logic Featuring Alessia Cara & Khalid)
Hosted by James Corden, the 60th annual Grammy Awards were aired live from New York City's Madison Square Garden on Sunday January 28, 2018.
See photos from the 2018 Grammys red carpet, below: