Ryan Lewis and Macklemore
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And The GRAMMY Went To ... Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
(In the coming weeks GRAMMY.com will feature information and video highlights on winners from the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards, held Jan. 26 in Los Angeles. Each installment will offer the winning or related video, and some pertinent, and not so pertinent, information about the track and the artists.)
Song: "Thrift Shop"
Artist: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz
Won for: Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song
Previous wins: Macklemore and Ryan Lewis' four GRAMMY wins this year marked the first wins of their respective careers.
Did you know?: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis were among the top winners at the 56th GRAMMY Awards, with four GRAMMYs each. In addition to their wins for Best Rap Song and Best Rap Performance for "Thrift Shop" featuring Wanz, the Seattle natives also won Best Rap Album for The Heist and were crowned Best New Artist. Released independently, The Heist reached No. 2 on the Billboard 200. Lewis was Macklemore's photographer before he became his DJ and producer. The duo performed their hit "Same Love," from The Heist, with Madonna, Mary Lambert, Trombone Shorty, and Queen Latifah on the 56th GRAMMY telecast on Jan. 26. Thirty-three couples were married during the performance.