The Weeknd Earns Grammy Award For Best R&B Performance

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The Weeknd’s work on “Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey),” which jumpstarted his monster 2015, has officially resulted in a Grammy award.

The Weeknd’s performance was named the year’s Best R&B Performance at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards. The trophy was distributed during the pre-show.

Other nominees included Tamar Braxton, Andra Day, Hiatus Kaiyote, and Jeremih featuring J. Cole.

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