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A Look Back At the 55th Grammy Awards

 
A Look Back At the 55th Grammy Awards

55th annual Grammy Awards Winners List

Last nights Grammy Awards were entertaining, from Sting on Stage with Bruno Mars, to Miguel, Mumford and all of the performances it was a good watch.  I gave the award show a B, while my co-host Brian Oake saw it more a B-.  What was your favorite part of the 55th Grammy Awards?


BEST POP DUO/GROUP PERFORMANCE
Gotye f/ Kimbra: “Somebody That I Used to Know”

BEST ALTERNATIVE MUSIC ALBUM
Gotye: Making Mirrors

RECORD OF THE YEAR
Gotye f/ Kimbra: “Somebody That I Used to Know”


ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Mumford & Sons: Babel


SONG OF THE YEAR

(Songwriters’ award. Artist name in parentheses.)
“We Are Young”: Jack Antonoff, Jeff Bhasker, Andrew Dost & Nate Ruess (Fun. f/ Janelle Monáe)

BEST NEW ARTIST
Fun.


BEST POP SOLO PERFORMANCE

Adele: “Set Fire to the Rain” (live)

BEST POP INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM
Chris Botti: Impressions

BEST POP VOCAL ALBUM
Kelly Clarkson: Stronger

BEST DANCE RECORDING
Skrillex f/ Sirah: “Bangarang”

BEST DANCE/ELECTRONICA ALBUM
Skrillex: Bangarang

BEST TRADITIONAL POP VOCAL ALBUM
Paul McCartney: Kisses on the Bottom


BEST ROCK PERFORMANCE

Black Keys: “Lonely Boy”

BEST ROCK SONG
(Songwriters’ award. Artist name in parentheses.)
“Lonely Boy”: Dan Auerbach, Brian Burton & Patrick Carney (Black Keys)

BEST ROCK ALBUM
Black Keys: El Camino

BEST HARD ROCK/METAL PERFORMANCE
Halestorm: “Love Bites (So Do I)”

BEST R&B PERFORMANCE
Usher: “Climax”

BEST TRADITIONAL R&B PERFORMANCE
Beyoncé: “Love on Top”

BEST R&B SONG
(Songwriters’ award. Artist name in parentheses.)
“Adorn”: Miguel Pimentel (Miguel)

BEST URBAN CONTEMPORARY ALBUM
Frank Ocean: Channel Orange

BEST R&B ALBUM
Robert Glasper Experiment: Black Radio

BEST RAP PERFORMANCE
Jay-Z & Kanye West: “N****s in Paris”

BEST RAP/SUNG COLLABORATION
Jay-Z & Kanye West f/ Frank Ocean & The-Dream: “No Church in the Wild”

BEST RAP SONG
“N****s in Paris”: Shawn Carter, Mike Dean, Chauncey Hollis & Kanye West (Jay-Z & Kanye West)

BEST RAP ALBUM
Drake: Take Care

BEST COUNTRY SOLO PERFORMANCE
Carrie Underwood: "Blown Away"

BEST COUNTRY DUO/GROUP PERFORMANCE
Little Big Town: “Pontoon”

BEST COUNTRY SONG
“Blown Away”: Josh Kear & Chris Tompkins (Carrie Underwood)

BEST COUNTRY ALBUM
Zac Brown Band: Uncaged

BEST GOSPEL/CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN MUSIC PERFORMANCE
Matt Redman: “10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord)”

BEST GOSPEL SONG
“Go Get It”: Erica Campbell, Tina Campbell & Warryn Campbell (Mary Mary)

BEST CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN MUSIC SONG
TIE: “10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord)”: Jonas Myrin & Matt Redman (Matt Redman)
TIE: “Your Presence Is Heaven”: Israel Houghton & Micah Massey (Israel & New Breed)

BEST GOSPEL ALBUM
Lecrae: Gravity

BEST CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN MUSIC ALBUM
TobyMac: Eye on It

BEST AMERICANA ALBUM
Bonnie Raitt: Slipstream

BEST BLUEGRASS ALBUM
Steep Canyon Rangers: Nobody Knows You

BEST BLUES ALBUM
Dr. John: Locked Down

BEST FOLK ALBUM
Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer and Chris Thile: The Goat Rodeo Sessions

BEST REGGAE ALBUM
Jimmy Cliff: Rebirth

BEST WORLD MUSIC ALBUM
Ravi Shankar: The Living Room Sessions Part 1

BEST SPOKEN WORD ALBUM
Janis Ian: Society's Child: My Autobiography

BEST COMEDY ALBUM
Jimmy Fallon: Blow Your Pants Off

BEST MUSICAL THEATER ALBUM
Once: A New Musical

BEST COMPILATION SOUNDTRACK FOR VISUAL MEDIA
Midnight in Paris

BEST SCORE SOUNDTRACK FOR VISUAL MEDIA
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo: Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross

BEST SONG WRITTEN FOR VISUAL MEDIA
“Safe & Sound” (From The Hunger Games): T Bone Burnett, Taylor Swift, John Paul White & Joy Williams (Taylor Swift f/ The Civil Wars)

BEST RECORDING PACKAGE
(Art directors’ award)
Björk: Biophilia

BEST BOXED OR SPECIAL LIMITED EDITION PACKAGE
Woody at 100: The Woody Guthrie Centennial Collection

BEST ALBUM NOTES
Billy Vera for Ray Charles: Singular Genius: The Complete ABC Singles

BEST HISTORICAL ALBUM
Beach Boys: The Smile Sessions (Deluxe Box Set)

BEST ENGINEERED ALBUM, NON-CLASSICAL
Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer and Chris Thile: The Goat Rodeo Sessions

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR, NON-CLASSICAL
Dan Auerbach

BEST REMIXED RECORDING, NON-CLASSICAL
(Remixers award. Artist in parentheses)
Promises (Skrillex & Nero Remix): Skrillex, remixer (Nero)

BEST SHORT FORM MUSIC VIDEO
Rihanna f/ Calvin Harris: “We Found Love”

BEST LONG FORM MUSIC VIDEO
Mumford & Sons: Big Easy Express

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