Music news from Bruno Mars, Aretha Franklin, Jennifer Hudson:
Bruno Mars was the big winner at last night’s Grammy Awards, taking home the prize for Album, Record and Song of the Year. Best rap Album went to Kendrick Lamar, Alessia Cara won Best New Artist and Portugal. The Man won for Best Pop Duo/Group performance for “Feel it Still”. Best Dance recording went to LCD Soundsystem for “Tonight” and Kraftwerk beat out Sylvan Esso for Best Dance/Electronic Album.
Jennifer Hudson will play the lead role in a new biopic about Aretha Franklin. Legendary record producer Clive Davis announced Hudson’s casting as the legendary singer and rumor has it, Franklin handpicked Hudson to play the role.