HITS Daily Double


During Republic's pre-Grammy party at Cadillac House in NYC, label boss Monte Lipman poses with a freshly shorn James Bay. Bay's famed hat will be ceremonially bestowed upon a new young troubadour to be selected by an algorithm.

During the evening, Album of the Year nominee Lorde received a Diamond plaque; other attendees included Best New Artist and Song of the Year contestant Julia Michaels as well as Hailee Steinfeld, Kendall Jenner, Bella Hadid, Song and Record of the Year contender Luis Fonsi, Nick Jonas, Joe Jonas, Iggy Azalea, Birdman, WATT, Lil Pump, Ski Mask The Slump God, Pentatonix and Daniel Cesar.