Grammy Winners

By: Louie Wieseman

The 58th Annual Grammy Awards were hosted on February 15th on CBS. The show has concluded after an array of performances, tributes, and of course the awards. Check out this year’s list of winners!

Album Of The Year

Sound and Color – Alabama Shakes

To Pimp a Butterfly – Kendrick Lamar

Traveller – Chris Stapleton

1989 – Taylor Swift

Beauty Behind the Madness – The Weeknd


Record Of The Year

“Really Love” –  D’Angelo and the Vanguard

“Uptown Funk” –  Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars

“Thinking Out Loud” – Ed Sheeran

“Blank Space” – Taylor Swift

“Can’t Feel my Face” – The Weeknd


Song Of The Year

“Alright” – Kendrick Lamar

“Blank Space” – Taylor Swift

“Girl Crush” – Little Big Town

“See You Again” – Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth

“Thinking Out Loud” –  Ed Sheeran


Best New Artist

Courtney Barnett

James Bay

Sam Hunt

Tori Kelly

Meghan Trainor


Best Pop Solo Performance

“Heartbeat Song” – Kelly Clarkson

“Love Me Like You Do” – Ellie Goulding

“Thinking Out Loud” – Ed Sheeran

“Blank Space” – Taylor Swift

“Can’t Feel My Face” – The Weeknd


Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

“Ship to Wreck” – Florence + The Machine

“Sugar” – Maroon 5

“Uptown Funk” – Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars

“Bad Blood” – Taylor Swift feat. Kendrick Lamar

“See You Again” – Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth


Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern -Tony Bennett & Bill Charlap

Shadows in the Night – Bob Dylan

Stages – Josh Groban

No One Ever Tells You – Seth MacFarlane

My Dream Duets – Barry Manilow (& Various Artists)


Best Pop Vocal Album

Piece by Piece – Kelly Clarkson

How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful – Florence + The Machine

Uptown Special – Mark Ronson

1989 – Taylor Swift

Before This World – James Taylor


Best Dance Recording

“We’re All We Need” – Above & Beyond feat. Zoë Johnston

“Go” – The Chemical Brothers

“Never Catch Me” – Flying Lotus feat. Kendrick Lamar

“Runaway (U & I)”Galantis

“Where Are Ü Now” – Skrillex and Diplo with Justin Bieber


Best Rock Performance

“Don’t Wanna Fight”Alabama Shakes

“What Kind Of Man” – Florence + The Machine

“Something From Nothing” – Foo Fighters

“Ex’s & Oh’s” – Elle King

“Moaning Lisa Smile”Wolf Alice


Best Alternative Music Album

Sound & Color – Alabama Shakes

Vulnicura – Björk

The Waterfall – My Morning Jacket

Currents – Tame Impala

Star Wars – Wilco


Best Urban Contemporary Album

Ego Death – The Internet

You Should Be Here – Kehlani

Blood  – Lianne La Havas

Wildheart – Miguel

Beauty Behind the MadnessThe Weeknd


Best Rap Album

2014 Forest Hills Drive – J. Cole

Compton – Dr. Dre

If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late – Drake

To Pimp a Butterfly – Kendrick Lamar

The Pinkprint – Nicki Minaj


Best Country Album

Montevallo – Sam Hunt

Pain Killer – Little Big Town

The Blade – Ashley Monroe

Pageant Material – Kacey Musgraves

TravellerChris Stapleton


Best Jazz Instrumental Album

My Favorite Things – Joey Alexander

Breathless – Terence Blanchard feat. The E-Collective

Covered: Recorded Live at Capitol Studios – Robert Glasper & The Robert Glasper Trio

Beautiful Life – Jimmy Greene

Past Present – John Scofield


Best Gospel Album

Destined to Win (Live) – Karen Clark Sheard

Living It – Dorinda Clark-Cole

One Place Live – Tasha Cobbs

Covered: Alive Is Asia [Live] (Deluxe) – Israel & Newbreed

Life Music: Stage Two – Jonathan McReynolds


Best Contemporary Christian Music Album

Whatever the Road – Jason Crabb

How Can It Be – Lauren Daigle

Saints and Sinners – Matt Maher

This Is Not a Test – Tobymac

Love Ran Red – Chris Tomlin


Best Musical Theater Album

An American in Paris

Run Home


The King and I

Something Rotten


Best Latin Pop Album

Terral – Pablo Alborán

Healer – Alex Cuba

A Quien Quiera Escuchar (Deluxe Edition) – Ricky Martin

Sirope – Alejandro Sanz

Algo Sucede – Julieta Venegas


Best Americana Album

The Firewatcher’s Daughter  – Brandi Carlile

The Traveling Kind – Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell

Something More Than Free – Jason Isbell

Mono – The Mavericks

The Phosphorescent Blues – Punch Brothers


Best Dance/Electronic Album

Our Love – Caribou

Born in the Echoes – The Chemical Brothers

Caracal – Disclosure

In Colour – Jamie xx

Skrillex and Diplo Present Jack Ü – Skrillex and Diplo


Best Contemporary Instrumental Album

Guitar in the Space Age!- Bill Frisell

Love Language – Wouter Kellerman

Afrodeezia – Marcus Miller

Sylva – Snarky Puppy & Metropole Orkest

The Gospel According to Jazz, Chapter IV – Kirk Whalum


Best Metal Performance

“Identity” – August Burns Red

“Ghost” – Cirice

“512” Lamb of God

‘Thank You” – Sevendust

“Custer” – Slipknot


Best Rock Song

“Don’t Wanna Fight” – Alabama Shakes

“Ex’s & Oh’s” – Elle King

“Hold Back the River” – James Bay

“Lydia” – Highly Suspect

“What Kind of Man” – Florence + the Machine


Best Rock Album

Chaos and the Calm – James Bay

Kintsugi – Death Cab for Cutie

Mister Asylum – Highly Suspect

Drones – Muse

.5: The Gray Chapter – Slipknot


Best R&B Performance

“If I Don’t Have You” – Tamar Braxton

“Rise Up” – Andra Day

“Breathing Underwater” – Hiatus Kaiyote

“Planes” – Jeremih feat. J. Cole

“Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)”The Weeknd


Best Traditional R&B Performance

“He Is” – Faith Evans

“Little Ghetto Boy” – Lalah Hathaway

“Let It Burn” – Jazmine Sullivan

“Shame” – Tyrese

“My Favorite Part of You” – Charlie Wilson


Best R&B Song

“Coffee” – Miguel

“Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)”The Weeknd

“Let It Burn” – Jazmine Sullivan

“Really Love” – D’Angelo and The Vanguard



Best R&B Album

Coming Home – Leon Bridges

Black Messiah – D’Angelo and the Vanguard

Cheers to the Fall – Andra Day

Reality Show – Jazmine Sullivan

Forever Charlie – Charlie Wilson


Best Rap Performance

“Apparently” – J. Cole

“Back to Back” – Drake

“Trap Queen” – Fetty Wap

“Alright” – Kendrick Lamar

“Truffle Butter” – Nicki Minaj feat. Drake & Lil Wayne

“All Day” – Kanye West feat. Theophilus London, Allan Kingdom & Paul McCartney


Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

“One Man Can Change the World” – Big Sean feat. Kanye West & John Legend

“Glory” – Common & John Legend

“Classic Man” – Jidenna feat. Roman GianArthur

“These Walls” – Kendrick Lamar feat. Bilal, Anna Wise & Thundercat

“Only” – Nicki Minaj feat. Drake, Lil Wayne & Chris Brown


Best Rap Song

“All Day” – Kanye West feat. Theophilus London, Allan Kingdom & Paul McCartney

“Alright” – Kendrick Lamar

“Energy” – Drake

“Glory” – Common & John Legend

“Trap Queen” – Fetty Wap


Best Country Duo/Group Performance

“Stay a Little Longer” – Brothers Osborne

“If I Needed You” – Joey + Rory

“The Driver” – Charles Kelley, Dierks Bentley & Eric Paslay

“Girl Crush” – Little Big Town

“Lonely Tonight” – Blake Shelton feat. Ashley Monroe


Best Country Song

“Chances Are” – Lee Ann Womack

“Diamond Rings And Old Barstools” – Tim McGraw

“Girl Crush” – Little Big Town

“Hold My Hand” – Brandy Clark

“Traveller” – Chris Stapleton


Best Country Solo Performance

“Burning House” – Cam

“Traveller” – Chris Stapleton

“Little Toy Guns” – Carrie Underwood

“John 3:16”Keith Urban, John Cougar, John Deere

“Chances Are”Lee Ann Womack


Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media

Empire: Season 1

Fifty Shades of Grey

Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me

Pitch Perfect 2



Best Song Written For Visual Media

“Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey)” – The Weeknd

“Glory” – Common & John Legend

“Love Me Like You Do” – Ellie Goulding

“See You Again – Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth

“Til It Happens to You” –  Lady Gaga


Score Soundtrack For Visual Media


The Imitation Game


The Theory of Everything



Best Music Video

“LSD” – A$AP Rocky

“I Feel Love” – The Dead Weather

“Alright” – Kendrick Lamar

“Bad Blood” – Taylor Swift feat. Kendrick Lamar

“Freedom” – Pharrell Williams