Tuesday, February 16, 2016


The 58th Annual Grammy Awards were held Monday night. Here is a list of some of the big winners noted with an asterisk *.

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
“Traveller”: Chris Stapleton *

Song of the year

“Alright”: Kendrick Duckworth, Mark Anthony Spears and Pharrell Williams, songwriters (Kendrick Lamar)
“Blank Space”: Max Martin, Shellback and Taylor Swift, songwriters (Taylor Swift)
“Girl Crush”: Hillary Lindsey, Lori McKenna and Liz Rose, songwriters (Little Big Town)
“See You Again”: Andrew Cedar, Justin Franks, Charles Puth and Cameron Thomaz, songwriters (Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth)
“Thinking Out Loud”: Ed Sheeran & Amy Wadge, songwriters (Ed Sheeran) *

Best new artist

Courtney Barnett
James Bay
Sam Hunt
Tori Kelly
Meghan Trainor *

Album of the year

“Sound & Color” by Alabama Shakes
“To Pimp a Butterfly” by Kendrick Lamar
“Traveller” by Chris Stapleton
“1989″ by Taylor Swift*
“Beauty Behind the Madness” by The Weeknd

Record of the year

“Really Love” by D’Angelo and the Vanguard
“Uptown Funk” by Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars*
“Thinking Out Loud” by Ed Sheeran
“Blank Space” by Taylor Swift
“Can’t Feel My Face” by The Weeknd

Best dance recording

“We’re All We Need”: Above & Beyond featuring Zoë Johnston
“Go”: The Chemical Brothers
“Never Catch Me”: Flying Lotus featuring Kendrick Lamar
“Runaway (U & I)”: Gallants
“Where Are Ü Now”: Skrillex and Diplo with Justin Bieber *

Best pop duo/group performance

“Ship To Wreck”: Florence + The Machine
“Sugar”: Maroon 5
“Uptown Funk”: Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars *
“Bad Blood”: Taylor Swift featuring Kendrick Lamar
“See You Again”: Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Pluth

Best urban contemporary album

“Ego Death”: The Internet
“You Should Be Here”: Kehlani
“Blood”: Lianne La Havas
“Wildheart”: Miguel
“Beauty Behind the Madness”: The Weeknd *

Best alternative music album

“Sound & Color”: Alabama Shakes *
“Vulnicura”: Björk
“The Waterfall”: My Morning Jacket
“Currents”: Tame Impala
“Star Wars”: Wilco

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
Source: CNN

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