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The Grammy for song of the year went to Bruno Mars at Sunday night’s show for his hit “That’s What I Like.”


The song beat out Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber’s “Despacito Trevor Plouffe Jersey ,” Jay-Z’s “4:44,” Julia Michaels’ “Issues,” and Logic featuring Alessia Cara and Khalid’s “1-800-273-8255.”


Christopher Brody Brown, James Fauntleroy, Philip Lawrence, Bruno Mars, Ray Charles McCullough II Steven Souza Jersey , Jeremy Reeves, and Ray Romulus & Jonathan Yip are credited as songwriters on “That’s What I Like.”


Song of the year recognizes the artists and songwriters behind a hit track.


Grammy predictors were split on this year’s song of the year honor, with some backing international smash “Despacito,” which broke chart and streaming records, as it became the most-streamed song in the world, and others going with Mars’ “That’s What I Like,” which also topped the charts this summer.


It marks an already solid night for Mars Sergio Romo Jersey , who gave a rousing performance of “Finesse” with Cardi B. “That’s What I Like” had already won best R&B song and performance earlier in the night, while Mars also won best R&B album for “24k Magic.” He’s up for album and record of the year.


Last year’s song of the year honor went to Adele for “Hello,” one of the five Grammys she won for her third album, “25.”


(Agencies)


Media mogul Oprah Winfrey apparently ended her brief flirtation with a run for the U.S. presidency in 2020, telling InStyle magazine in an interview published on Thursday that she was not interested.


But the leader of a political action committee supporting Winfrey said it would still to try to persuade her to run and continue seeking to recruit 1 million supporters.


Winfrey, 63, stole the show at the Golden Globes awards ceremony earlier this month with a speech against sexual harassment and assault. It sparked an online campaign to lure her into running against Republican U.S. President Donald Trump in the next election cycle.


"It's not something that interests me Matt Duffy Jersey ," Winfrey told InStyle. .".. I met with someone the other day who said that they would help me with a campaign. That's not for me."


Winfrey, long associated with Democratic Party causes and fundraising, could not be reached for immediate comment.


Winfrey's friends had backed the idea with her longtime partner in business and life, Stedman Graham, telling the Los Angeles Times "she would absolutely do it" if there was sufficient public support. Confidante Gayle King said on "CBS This Morning" that Winfrey was "intrigued" by the idea.


After the Golden Globes, Democratic political consultant Cormac Flynn said he began receiving calls from associates who immediately persuaded him to support a Winfrey run, and he formed the National Committee to Draft Oprah Winfrey for President of the United States 2020.


The committee would continue despite the InStyle interview Lucas Duda Jersey , Flynn said, noting that other politicians have decided to run after initially declining.


"The purpose of our committee is to convince Oprah to reconsider," said Flynn, whose independent expenditure committee, or Super PAC, consists of two unpaid staff and two consulting firms that are donating their time.


"She's an exceptional leader and would be a tremendous president," Flynn said.


Known by millions on first-name basis Kevin Kiermaier Jersey , Winfrey first rose to fame as the host of a television talk show, using it to build a media empire that spans magazine publishing, movie and television production, cable TV and satellite radio. Born into poverty, she is now one of the world's wealthiest women and been nominated for two Academy Awards.


Trump relished the idea of a celebrity-versus-celebrity campaign, telling reporters earlier this month he did not think Winfrey would run but believed he would win that matchup.


"I'll beat Oprah," Trump said. "Oprah would be a lot of fun."(Agencies)


DAVOS Corey Dickerson Jersey , Switzerland, Jan. 24 (Xinhua) -- Once Chinese entrepreneurs change their focus from the domestic market to abroad, their business mode will beat U.S. competitors and take a larger share of foreign markets, Chinese CEO Kai-Fu Lee said during the World Economic Forum here.


The founder and CEO of Sinovation Ventures, a venture capital firm that specializes in creating successful Chinese start-ups, made the remarks recently to CNBC TV on the sidelines of the Davos forum.


Lee believes Chinese companies are better at localization and partnering with native companies, "more partnership-friendly" in short Colby Rasmus Jersey , while U.S. competitors are "more monolithic, taking Facebook and Google everywhere."


Though Chinese business people and companies are largely targeting the domestic market, the situation will change within the next five to 10 years, he said.


The large amount of domestic opportunities somehow hinders Chinese entrepreneurs' from eyeing markets abroad, said Lee, who is also a computer scientist.


"The China domestic market is so large, it is three times the size of the U.S. and even larger if you consider things like mobile payment and things like that Chris Archer Jersey , it's 50 times larger than the U.S.," he said.


Therefore, "there isn't a lot of them (Chinese business leaders) looking overseas," the CEO said. However, when the time comes, he bets that "for those markets outside the U.S., English-speaking countries and Western Europe" China will take take the lead in market shares.


"I think Chinese companies learn very quickly. They fail fast Alex Cobb Jersey , learn fast, grow fast," Lee said.


Lee is one of China's most successful venture capitalists and influential micro-bloggers. Prior to starting Sinovation Ventures, Lee was the president of Google China.




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