Macklemore's 'The Heist,' Best Rap Album At 2014 Grammy Awards

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Macklemore and Ryan Lewis took home the award for Best Rap Album at the 56th annual Grammy Awards.

The Seattle duo won the award for their breakout studio album "The Heist," beating out Drake's Nothing Was the Same," Jay Z's "Magna Carta... Holy Grail," Kendrick Lamar's "Good Kid, M.A.A.D City" and Kanye West's "Yeezus." Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, who booked a performance at the awards show, were also nominated for Album of the Year, Song of the Year for "Same Love," Best New Artist, Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song for "Thrift Shop" and Best Music Video for "Can't Hold Us."

This is the first Grammy for Macklemore and Ryan Lewis. The hip-hop duo saw major success with their 2012 album, "The Heist," climbing the Billboard 200 and hitting platinum numbers in album sales. Other past winners in the Best Rap Album category include Eminem, Kanye West and Outkast.

The 2014 Grammys are hosted by LL Cool J at Los Angeles' Staples Center. The program, which features performances by big-name artists such as Beyonce, Lorde and Taylor Swift, airs on CBS.

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"Random Access Memories" was named Album of the Year, the fifth total Grammy Award Daft Punk won on Sunday night.

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The performance was taken to another level with the addition of Madonna, who lent her vocals to the "Heist" track by transitioning into a rendition of "Open Your Heart." Hours before the show, news leaked that Macklemore and Madonna's performance would host the marriage ceremonies of 33 couples, to be officiated by Queen Latifah.

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"Get Lucky" had a big night. More here.

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"Get Lucky" wins Record of the Year, meaning two robots have to accept a Grammy.

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Wow! Lorde is our ruler now.

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Everything was great about that Carole King and Sara Bareilles performance. More here.

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