Grammys 2018: 20 Best and Worst Moments

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Best: Bruno Mars and Cardi B Perform in Vibrant Living Color
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Best: Bruno Mars and Cardi B Perform in Vibrant Living Color

Bruno Mars ran the table on Sunday night, with his love letter to Eighties and Nineties R&B 24K Magic and its attendant singles racking up six awards including Record, Song and Album of the Year. His performance of the Cardi B–assisted remix for his New Jack Swing throwback "Finesse" stayed true to the In Living Color aesthetic of its brightly hued video and added a few more Nineties touches – the "Bodak Yellow" breakout star sported a bucket hat and a color-blocked, peace-sign–emblazoned duster for her opening verse, Mars' dancers bounced in unison like they were trying out for a Broadway adaptation of The New Edition Story and snippets of House of Pain's 1992 rager "Jump Around" and Prince's 1991 sexcapade "Gett Off" were dropped into the mix. Mars' high-energy track, and his and Cardi's good-time charisma, gave the telecast a much-needed boost – and a bit of Peak MTV-era optimism, too. 

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