Macklemore & Ryan Lewis: Best New Artists at the 2014 Grammy Awards

Posted Sunday January 26, 2014 9:15 PM GMT

Rubbing shoulders with the hottest artists in the music industry, Best New Artist winners Macklemore and Ryan Lewis made quite an entrance at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles earlier tonight (January 26).

The Heist rappers navigated their way through the fanfare outside the Staples Center and posed for a few shots before heading inside to prepare for their performance.

During their acceptance speech for Best New Artist, Macklemore graciously said, “First and foremost I want to thank our fans, the people who got us on this stage.”

“And I wanna say, we made this album without a record label. We made it independently and we appreciate all the support," he added.

They now have one Grammy under their belts and the rappers are also nominated for Album of the Year, Best Rap Performance, Best Rap Song and Best Rap Album.

Hosted by LL Cool J, the Grammy Awards are jam packed with many of the top performers in the music industry today. Millions of viewers from all over the globe will tune in tonight to see who ends up on top of each fiercely competitive category.

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