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Hillary Clinton, Blue Ivy and outrage over Bruno Mars: Here’s how the internet reacted to the Grammy Awards

FILE - In this Sunday, June 25, 2017, file photo, Bruno Mars performs at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Four of the five album of the year nominees at the 2018 Grammys are rap and R&B-based albums from black or Latino artists, inc
FILE - In this Sunday, June 25, 2017, file photo, Bruno Mars performs at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Four of the five album of the year nominees at the 2018 Grammys are rap and R&B-based albums from black or Latino artists, including Mars. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
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SALT LAKE CITY — The 60th annual Grammy Awards kicked off from New York City on Sunday night and it inspired plenty of social media talk thanks to its groundbreaking and surprising moments.

Celebrities, musicians and entertainers gathered together for the annual awards, oftentimes revealing their political opinions on a number of topics, including President Donald Trump, gender equality and immigration, according to Fox News.

Many of the moments inspired reactions on social media, too. We’ve collected some of the top tweets from those moments.

The internet wasn’t happy when Ed Sheeran won the best pop solo performance for "Shape of You” early in the night, according to USA Today.

Kesha’s performance of her hit song “Praying” inspired love from social media users.

U2’s various appearances inspired some criticism from Twitter, too.

Blue Ivy, the daughter of Jay-Z and Beyonce, won over social media too with various moments.

Social media started buzzing during a segment in which celebrities performed readings of “Fire and Fury,” the highly controversial book about the first year of President Donald Trump’s White House. Celebrities were auditioning to be the audiobook voice for the book.

Cardi B’s reading became an instant fan favorite.

The readings took a severely political turn when Hillary Clinton revealed herself to be one of the readers of the book.

Watch below.

And here’s how people reacted:

Bruno Mars' victory for Album of the Year received a mixed reaction online.