dotsGrammys: The Winners List

Published on February 11, 2015 by Sonya's Spotlight
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   by THR Staff

Sam Smith had a big night on Sunday.

The music industry’s biggest stars turned up at Sunday’s 57th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Beck claimed both the album of the year and best rock album honor for Morning Phase. Meanwhile, Sam Smith [2] took home four gramophones including record of the year, song of the year, best new artist and pop vocal album.

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Eminem nabbed best rap album for The Marshall Mathers LP 2, while Beyonce and Jay Z took the honor for best R&B performance for “Drunk in Love.” Miranda Lambert claimed the honor for best country album with Platinum.

Below are the Grammy awards winners in select categories.


Album of the Year

Beck, [5] Morning Phase (WINNER) Beyonce, Beyonce Ed Sheeran, x Sam Smith, In The Lonely Hour Pharrell Williams, Girl

Song of the Year

Sam Smith [6], “Stay With Me” (WINNER) Meghan Trainor, “All About That Bass” Sia, “Chandelier” Taylor Swift, “Shake It Off” Hozier, “Take Me to Church”

Record of the Year

Sam Smith [7], “Stay With Me (Darkchild Version” (WINNER) Iggy Azalea featuring Charli XCX, “Fancy” Sia, “Chandelier” Taylor Swift, “Shake It Off” Meghan Trainor, “All About That Bass”

Best New Artist

Sam Smith [8](WINNER) Iggy Azalea Bastille Brandy Clark Haim

Best Rock Album Beck, Morning Phase (WINNER) Ryan Adams, Ryan Adams The Black Keys, Turn Blue Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Hypnotic Eye U2, Songs of Innocence

Best R&B Performance Beyoncé featuring Jay Z, “Drunk In Love” (WINNER) Chris Brown featuring Usher & Rick Ross, “New Flame” Jennifer Hudson Featuring R. Kelly, “It’s Your World” Ledisi, “Like This” Usher, “Good Kisser”

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Best Music Video Pharrell Williams, “Happy” (WINNER) Arcade Fire, “We Exist” DJ Snake and Lil Jon, “Turn Down for What” Sia, “Chandelier” Woodkid feat. Max Richter, “The Golden Age”

Best Pop Vocal Album Sam Smith, In the Lonely Hour (WINNER) Coldplay, Ghost Stories Miley Cyrus, Bangerz Ariana Grande, My Everything Katy Perry, Prism Ed Sheeran, X

Best Pop Solo Performance Pharrell Williams, “Happy” (WINNER) John Legend, “All of Me (Live)” Sia, “Chandelier” Sam Smith, “Stay With Me” Taylor Swift, “Shake It Off”

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Best Pop Duo/Group Performance A Great Big World with Christina Aguilera, “Say Something” (WINNER) Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX, “Fancy” Coldplay, “A Sky Full of Stars” Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj, “Bang Bang” Katy Perry feat. Juicy J, “Dark Horse”

Best Country Album Miranda Lambert, Platinum (WINNER) Dierks Bentley, Riser Eric Church, The Outsiders Brandy Clark, 12 Stories Lee Ann Womack, The Way I’m Livin’

Best Country Solo Performance Carrie Underwood, “Something in the Water” (WINNER) Eric Church, “Give Me Back My Hometown” Hunter Hayes, “Invisible” Miranda Lambert, “Automatic” Keith Urban, “Cop Car”

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Best Country Group/Duo Performance The Band Perry, “Gentle On My Mind” (WINNER) Miranda Lambert With Carrie Underwood, “Somethin’ Bad” Little Big Town, “Day Drinking” Tim McGraw feat. Faith Hill, “Meanwhile Back At Mama’s” Keith Urban feat. Eric Church, “Raise ‘Em Up”

Best Urban Contemporary Album Pharrell Williams, G I R L (WINNER) Jhene Aiko, Sail Out Beyonce, Beyonce Chris Brown, X Mali Music, Mali Is…

Best Rock Song Paramore, “Ain’t It Fun” (WINNER) Beck, “Blue Moon” The Black Keys, “Fever Ryan Adams, “Give Me Something Good” Jack White, “Lazaretto”


Best Reggae Album Ziggy Marley, Fly Rasta (WINNER) Lee “Scratch” Perry, Back on the Controls Sean Paul, Full Frequency Shaggy, Out of Many, One Music Sly & Robbie & Spicy Chocolate, The Reggae Power Soja, Amid the Noise and the Haste

Best Rap Performance Kendrick Lamar, “i” (WINNER) Childish Gambino, “3005” Drake, “0 to 100/The Catch Up” Eminem, “Rap God” Lecrae, “All I Need Is You”

Best Rap Album Eminem, The Marshall Mathers LP 2 (WINNER) Childish Gambino, Because the Internet Iggy Azalea, The New Classic Common, Nobody’s Smiling Schoolboy Q, Oxymoron Wiz Khalifa, Black Hollywood

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration Eminem feat. Rihanna, “The Monster” (WINNER) Common feat. Jhené Aiko, “Blak Majik” I Love Makonnen feat. Drake, “Tuesday” Schoolboy Q feat. BJ The Chicago Kid, “Studio” Kanye West & Charlie Wilson, “Bound 2”

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Best Rap Song Kendrick Lamar, “i” (WINNER) Nicki Minaj, “Anaconda” Kanye West & Charlie Wilson, “Bound 2” Wiz Khalifa, “We Dem Boyz” Drake, “0 To 100 / The Catch Up”

Best Traditional Pop Album Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga, Cheek to Cheek (WINNER) Annie Lennox, Nostalgia Barry Manilow, Night Songs Johnny Mathis, Sending You a Little Christmas Barbra Streisand, Partners

Best Alternative Music Album St. Vincent, St. Vincent (WINNER) alt-J, This Is All Yours Arcade Fire, Reflektor Cage the Elephant, Melophobia Jack White, Lazaretto

Best Americana Album Roseanne Cash, The River & The Thread (WINNER) John Hiatt, Terms of My Surrender Keb’ Mo’, Bluesamerica Nickel Creek, A Dotted Line Sturgill Simpson, Metamodern Sounds in Country Music

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Best Dance Recording Clean Bandit feat. Jess Glynne, “Rather Be” (WINNER) Basement Jaxx, “Never Say Never” Disclosure feat. Mary J. Blige, “F for You” Duke Dumont feat. Jax Jones, “I Got You” Zhu, “Faded”

Best Spoken Word Album Joan Rivers, Diary of a Mad Diva (WINNER) James Franco, Actors Anonymous Jimmy Carter, A Call to Action John Waters, Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America Elizabeth Warren, A Fighting Chance Gloria Gaynor, We Will Survive: True Stories of Encouragement, Inspiration and the Power of Song

Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media Frozen (WINNER) American Hustle Get On Up Guardians of the Galaxy The Wolf of Wall Street

Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media The Grand Budapest Hotel (WINNER) Frozen Gone Girl Gravity Saving Mr. Banks

Best Song Written for Visual Media Frozen, “Let It Go (WINNER) The Lego Movie, “Everything Is Awesome!!!” The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug, “I See Fire Her, “The Moon Song Glen Campbell, I’ll Be Me, “I’m Not Gonna Miss You”

Best Comedy Album “Weird Al” Yankovic, Mandatory Fun (WINNER) Jim Gaffigan, Obsessed Louis C.K., Oh My God Patton Oswalt, Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time Sarah Silverman, We Are Miracles

Best Musical Theater Album Beautiful: The Carole King Musical (WINNER) A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder Hedwig and the Angry Inch Aladdin West Side Story

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