The 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards (Winners)

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The 2016 GRAMMY Awards was held on February 15 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The ceremony recaps the most notable musical recordings from October 1, 2014 to September 30, 2015. It was held on Monday for the first time because of the U.S. Presidents’ Day long weekend and was televised by CBS, also for the first time. Kendrick Lamar received 11 nominations and Taylor Swift and The Weeknd both received seven each. Ed Sheeran won Song of the Year for “Thinking Out Loud” while Swift took home the Album of the Year award with 1989. Check out the nominees and winners for the notable categories below.

Song Of The Year
Kendrick Lamar, “Alright”
Taylor Swift, “Blank Space”
Little Big Town, “Girl Crush”
Wiz Khalifa f. Charlie Puth, “See You again”
Ed Sheeran, “Thinking Out Loud” WINNER

Album Of The Year
Sound & Color, Alabama Shakes,
To Pimp A Butterfly, Kendrick Lamar
 Traveller, Chris Stapleton
1989, Taylor Swift WINNER
Beauty Behind the Madness, The Weeknd

Best New Artist
Courtney Barnett
James Bay
Tori Kelly
Meghan Trainor WINNER
Sam Hunt

Record Of The Year 
D’Angelo and The Vanguard, “Really Love”
Mark Ronson f. Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk” WINNER
Ed Sheeran, “Thinking Out Loud”
Taylor Swift, “Blank Space”
The Weeknd, “Can’t Feel My Face”

Best Music Video
A$AP Rocky, “LSD”
​Taylor Swift f/ Kendrick Lamar, “Bad Blood” WINNER
The Dead Weather, “I Feel Love”
Kendrick Lamar, “Alright”
Pharrell, “Freedom”

Rap Album of the Year
2014 Forest Hills Drive, J. Cole
Compton, Dr. Dre
If You’re Reading This Its Too Late, Drake
To Pimp a Butterfly, Kendrick Lamar WINNER
The Pinkprint, Nicki Minaj

Best Rap Song
Kanye West, “All Day”
Kendrick Lamar, “Alright” WINNER
Common and John Legend, “Glory”
Drake, “Energy”
Fetty Wap, “Trap Queen”

Best Rap Performance
J. Cole, “Apparently”
Drake, “Back to Back”
Fetty Wap, “Trap Queen”
Kendrick Lamar, “Alright” WINNER
Nicki Minaj, “Truffle Butter”
Kanye West, “All Day”

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
Big Sean featuring Kanye West and John Legend, “One Man Can Change the World,”
Common and John Legend, “Glory”
Jidenna, “Classic Man,”
Kendrick Lamar, “These Walls,” WINNER
Nicki Minaj, “Only”

Best Pop Solo Performance
The Weeknd, “Can’t Feel My Face”
Taylor Swift, “Blank Space”
Ellie Goulding, “Love Me Like You Do”
Kelly Clarkson, “Heartbeat Song”
Ed Sheeran, “Thinking Out Loud” WINNER

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

“Ship to Wreck,” Florence + the Machine
“Sugar,” Maroon 5
“Uptown Funk,” Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars WINNER
“Bad Blood,” Taylor Swift featuring Kendrick Lamar
“See You Again,” Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern, Tony Bennett and Bill Charlap WINNER
Shadows in the Night, Bob Dylan
Stages, Josh Groban
No One Ever Tells You, Seth MacFarlane
My Dream Duets, Barry Manilow (and 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 WINNER
Before This World, James Taylor

Best Dance Recording
“We’re All We Need,” Above & Beyond featuring Zoe Johnston
“Go,” the Chemical Brothers
“Never Catch Me,” Flying Lotus featuring Kendrick Lamar
“Runaway (U & I),” Galantis
“Where Are U Now,” Skrillex and Diplo with Justin Bieber WINNER

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 U, Skrillex and Diplo​ WINNER

Best R&B Performance
“If I Don’t Have You,” Tamar Braxton
“Rise Up,” Andra Day
“Breathing Underwater,” Hiatus Kaiyote
“Planes,” Jeremih featuring J. Cole
“Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey),” the Weeknd WINNER

Best Traditional R&B Performance
“He Is,” Faith Evans
“Little Ghetto Boy,” Lalah Hathaway WINNER
“Let It Burn,” Jazmine Sullivan
“Shame,” Tyrese
“My Favorite Part of You,” Charlie Wilson

Best R&B Song
“Coffee,” Brook Davis and Miguel Pimentel, songwriters (Miguel)
“Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey),” Ahmad Balshe, Stephan Moccio, Jason Quenneville and Abel Tesfaye, songwriters (the Weeknd)
“Let It Burn,” Kenny B. Edmonds, Jazmine Sullivan and Dwane M. Weir II, songwriters (Jazmine Sullivan)
“Really Love,” D’Angelo and Kendra Foster, songwriters (D’Angelo and the Vanguard) WINNER
“Shame,” Warryn Campbell, Tyrese Gibson and DJ Rogers Jr., songwriters (Tyrese)

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 WINNER

Best R&B Album
Coming Home, Leon Bridges
Black Messiah, D’Angelo and the Vanguard WINNER
Cheers to the Fall, Andra Day
Reality Show, Jazmine Sullivan
Forever Charlie, Charlie Wilson

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