Sunday, February 12, 2017

The 59th Annual Grammy Winners

Winners in over 80 categories in the fields of pop, rap, classical and music video and so many more were announced during the 59th Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday. The bulk of the winners were announced during the premiere ceremony before the main telecast. 

Beyoncé led the slate with nine nominations this year picking up best music video at the premiere ceremony and then best contemporary album for "Lemonade".

Adele was the biggest winner of the night winning in all five categories she was nominated for: album of the year and pop vocal album for "25" and record of the year, song of the year and best pop solo performance for "Hello".

Drake, Rihanna and Kanye West earned eight nominations each this year, but only Drake was able to earn wins winning best rap song and rap/sung performance for "Hotline Bling."

David Bowie earned four posthumous Grammys winning best alternative album and best engineered album, non-classical for "Blackstar," and earning a rock performance and rock song win for the title track. "Blackstar" also won best recording package for its art director. He won his first Grammy in 1985 for best short form music video.

Chance the Rapper won best rap performance at the premiere ceremony before claiming the primetime telecast's first award of the night, best new artist and, later, best rap album over album of the year nominee "Views".

Winners will be posted live throughout the afternoon and evening.

Record of the Year- "Hello," Adele.

Album of the Year- "25," Adele.

Song of the Year- "Hello," Adele Adkins and Greg Kurstin, songwriters. (Adele)

Best New Artist- Chance the Rapper


Best Pop Solo Performance- "Hello," Adele.

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance- "Stressed Out," Twenty One Pilots

Best Pop Album- "25," Adele.

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album- "Summertime; Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin," Willie Nelson.


Best Dance/Electronica Album- "Skin," Flume

Best Dance Recording- "Don't Let me Down," The Chainsmokers featuring Daya


Best Contemporary Instrumental Album- "Culcha Vulcha," Snarky Puppy


Best Rock Performance- "Blackstar," David Bowie.

Best Metal Performance- "Dystopia," Megadeth.

Rock Song- "Blackstar," David Bowie, songwriter. (David Bowie)

Rock Album- "Tell me I'm Pretty," Cage the Elephant.


Alternative Music Album- "Blackstar," David Bowie.


R&B Performance- "Cranes in the Sky," Solange.

Traditional R&B Performance- "Angel," Lalah Hathaway.

R&B Song- "Lake by the Ocean," Hod David & Musze, songwriters. (Maxwell)

Urban Contemporary Album- "Lemonade," Beyoncé

R&B Album- "Lalah Hathaway Live," Lalah Hathaway.


Rap Performance- "No Problem," Chance the Rapper f/ Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz.

Rap/Sung Collaboration- "Hotline Bling," Drake.

Rap Song- "Hotline Bling," Aubrey Graham & Paul Jeffries, songwriters. (Drake)

Rap Album- "Coloring Book," Chance the Rapper.


Country Solo Performance- "My Church," Maren Morris.

Country Duo/Group Performance- "Jolene," Pentatonix f/ Dolly Parton.

Country Song- "Humble and Kind," Lori McKenna, songwriter. (Tim McGraw)

Country Album- "A Sailor's Guide to Earth," Sturgill Simpson.


New Age Album- "White Sun II," White Sun.


Improvised Jazz Solo- "I'm so Lonesome I Could Cry," John Scofield.

Jazz Vocal Album- "Take me to the Alley," Gregory Porter.

Jazz Instrumental Album- "Country For Old Men," John Scofield.

Large Jazz Ensemble Album- "Presidential Suite: Eight Variations on Freedom," Ted Nash Big Band.

Latin Jazz Album- "Tribute to Irakere: Live in Marciac," Chucho Valdes.


Gospel Performance/Song- 
“God Provides," Tamela Mann; Kirk Franklin, songwriter.

Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song- “Thy Will," Hillary Scott & The Scott Family; Bernie Herms, Hillary Scott & Emily Weisband, songwriters 

Gospel Album- "Losing My Religion," Kirk Franklin.

Contemporary Christian Music Album- "Love Remains," Hillary Scott and the Scott Family

Roots Gospel Album- "Hymns," Joey+Rory.


Latin Pop Album- "Un Besito Mas," Jesse & Joy.

Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album- "Ilevitable," Ile.

Regional Mexican Music Album- "Un Azteca En El Azteca, Vol. 1 (en vivo)," Vicente Fernandez.

Tropical Latin Album- "Donde Estan?" Jose Lugo & Guasabara Combo.


American Roots Performance- "House of Mercy," Sarah Jarosz.

American Roots Song- "Kid Sister," Vince Gill, songwriter. (The Time Jumpers)

Americana Album- "This is Where I Live," William Bell.

Bluegrass Album- "Coming Home," O'Connor Band with Mark O'Connor.

Traditional Blues Album- "Porcupine Meat," Bobby Rush.

Contemporary Blues Album- "The Last Days of Oakland," Fantastic Negrito.

Folk Album- "Undercurrent," Sarah Jarosz.

Regional Roots Music Album- "E Walea," Kalani Pe'a.


Reggae Album- "Ziggy Marley," Ziggy Marley.


World Music Album- "Sing Me Home," Yo-Yo Ma & The Silk Road Ensemble.


Children's Album- "Infinity Plus One," Secret Agent 23 Skidoo.


Spoken Word Album- "In Such Good Company: Eleven Years of Laughter, Mayhem, and Fun in the Sandbox," Carol Burnett.


Comedy Album- "Talking for Clapping," Patton Oswalt.


Musical Theater Album- "The Color Purple" (New Broadway Cast)


Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media- "Miles Ahead" (Miles Davis & Various Artists)

Score Soundtrack for Visual Media- 
"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" (John Williams, composer)

Song Written for Visual Media- "Can't Stop the Feeling!" (Max Martin, Shellback & Justin Timberlake, songwriters)


Instrumental Composition- "Spoken at Midnight," Ted Nash, composer (Ted Nash Big Band)

Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella- "You and I," Jacob Collier, arranger

Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals- "Flintstones," Jacob Collier, arranger


Recording Package- "Blackstar," Jonathan Barnbrook, art director. (David Bowie)

Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package- 
"Edith Piaf 1915-2015," Gérard Lo Monaco, art director (Edith Piaf)


Album Notes- “Sissle And Blake Sing Shuffle Along,” Ken Bloom & Richard Carlin, album notes writers.


Historical Album- 
“The Cutting Edge 1965-1966: The Bootleg Series, Vol.12 (Collector's Edition)”.


Engineered Album, Non-Classical-  
“Blackstar," David Bowie, Tom Elmhirst, Kevin Killen & Tony Visconti, engineers; Joe LaPorta, mastering engineer 

Producer of The Year, Non-Classical- Greg Kurskin.

Remixed Recording, Non-Classical- “Tearing Me Up (Rac Remix)," André Allen Anjos, remixer (Bob Moses)


Surround Sound Album- 
“Dutilleux: Sur Le Même Accord; Les Citations; Mystère De L'instant & Timbres, Espace, Mouvement"


Engineered Album, Classical- "Corigliano: The Ghosts of Versailles".

Producer of The Year, Classical- David Frost


Orchestral Performance- 
"Shostakovich: Under Stalin's Shadow- Symphonies Nos. 5, 8 & 9".

Opera Recording- 
"Corigliano: The Ghosts of Versailles" (LA Opera Orchestra; LA Opera Chorus).

Choral Performance- "Penderecki Conducts Penderecki, Vol. 1" Krzyzstof Penderecki.

Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance- "Steve Reich," Third Coast Percussion.

Classical Instrumental Solo
"Daugherty: Tales of Hemingway"

Classical Solo Vocal Album- "Schumann & Berg" and "Shakespeare Songs"

Classical Compendium- "Daugherty: Tales of Hemingway; American Gothic; Once Upon a Castle."

Contemporary Classical Composition- 
"Daugherty: Tales of Hemingway"


Music Video- "Formation," Beyonce.

Music Film- "The Beatles: Eight Days a Week The Touring Years" (The Beatles)

1 comment:

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