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Bruno Mars’ “That’s What I Like” Wins Grammy Award For Song Of The Year

“That’s What I Like” picks up a “Big Four” Grammy Award.

Bruno Mars [Kai Feng | Atlantic]

Going into Sunday’s 60th Grammy Awards ceremony, Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito (featuring Justin Bieber)” was the betting favorite for Song Of The Year.

It did not win.

The trophy instead went to Bruno Mars’ “That’s What I Like.”

The award specifically goes to songwriters Christopher Brody Brown, James Fauntleroy, Philip Lawrence, Bruno Mars, Ray Charles McCullough II, Jeremy Reeves, Ray Romulus & Jonathan Yip.

In addition to “Despacito,” Mars’ tune beat out “Issues” by Julia Michaels, “1-800-273-8255” by Logic featuring Alessia Cara & Khalid, and “4:44” by Jay-Z.

Mars, who has already won multiple trophies (and performed) at Sunday’s ceremony, is still in the mix for Album Of The Year (24K Magic) and Record of the Year (24K Magic).

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

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