NEW YORK (AP) — Bruno Mars is the big winner from Sunday's Grammy Awards, sweeping through the ceremony with wins in every category he was nominated in.

Mars took home six Grammys Sunday night, including the biggest honors — record and album of the year. Mars' late-show wins came after Kendrick Lamar dominated earlier portions of the evening, winning the first televised award after a blistering performance of songs from his album "DAMN."

Lamar won six awards Sunday, causing leading nominee Jay-Z to go home empty-handed.

The big wins for Mars were immediately second-guessed online, with some likening his wins to last year's wins by Adele over music by Beyonce.

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