The Weirdest, Wildest and Most WTF Red Carpet Looks of 2018 Grammy Awards

The Grammy Awards will receive applause for awarding more people of color, but probably won't win over many feminists.

Perhaps now we know why the Grammys weren't planning on going all in on a #MeToo or #TimesUp theme -- the Recording Academy only awarded two women during CBS's three-and-a-half-hour telecast, hosted by James Corden.

While there were plenty of white roses on the red carpet before Janelle Monae called for the music industry to say #TimesUp while introducing Kesha to belt out her empowering, Grammy-nominated song "Praying," the world only watched two women accept awards.

Alessia Cara was named Best New Artist, and Rihanna was featured on Kendrick Lamar's "LOYALTY," which won Best Rap/Sung Performance.

Sure, other women won Grammys this year -- including Shakira and new KFC spokesperson Reba McEntire -- but they were awarded off camera, announced before the show even began.

Meanwhile, Lamar was called to the stage multiple times, as did the night's biggest winner, Bruno Mars, who won Best R&B Song, Best R&B Album, Song of the Year, Record of the Year, Album of the Year. Ed Sheeran was the only male nominee in the Best Pop Solo Performance category for "Shape of You," and he won, prompting some Twitter outrage from viewers. He also beat out Lady Gaga, Kesha and Lana Del Rey in the Best Pop Vocal Album category.

Out of 84 Grammy categories, TooFab counted 13 female winners -- and that includes groups consisting of men and women, like Little Big Town, which won Best Country Duo/Group Performance, and the technical team behind this year's Best Surround Sound Album.

Other female winners were CeCe Winans in the Best Gospel Performance category, Cécile McLorin Salvant for Best Jazz Vocal Album, McEntire for Best Roots Gospel Album and Shakira for Best Latin Pop. Carrie Fisher -- one of the more surprising nominees for those who think the Grammys are strictly about music -- won Best Spoken Word Album, Lisa Loeb won Best Children's Album, Barbara Hannigan won Best Classical Solo Vocal Album, Aimee Mann won Best Folk Album, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra won for Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance for violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja's arrangement of "Death and the Maiden."

At least some of the strongest performances of the night came from women, including P!nk, Miley Cyrus and Patti LuPone.

So while critics may applaud this year's Grammys for finally recognizing its fair share of performers of color, it will probably be used as an example of the drastic gender inequality that runs just as rampant in the music industry as it does in Hollywood.

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