February 15, 2017 Dotts


The 59th Annual Grammy Awards has come and gone, leaving us sweet memories. The ceremony took place in Los Angeles on Sunday and it was a huge night especially for Songbird – Adele who took home album and song of the year.


Beyoncé who led her peers with nine nominations while Drake, Rihanna, and Kanye West were all tied with eight.

The night’s performers included Adele, Chance the Rapper, Kirk Franklin, Lady Gaga, Metalicca, John Legend, Bruno Mars, Busta Rhymes, The Weekend and Daft Punk, Anderson, Paak and A Tribe Called Quest, amongst many others.


Find a complete list of this year’s winners below.


Album Of The Year

Adele, 25


Song Of The Year

Adele, “Hello”


Best Rap Album

Chance The Rapper, Coloring Book


Best Urban Contemporary Album

Beyoncé, Lemonade


Best Country Solo Performance

Maren Morris, “My Church”


Best Rock Song

David Bowie, “Blackstar”


Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

Twenty One Pilots, “Stressed Out”


Best New Artist

Chance The Rapper


Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical

Greg Kurstin


Best Pop Vocal Album

Adele, 25


Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

Willie Nelson, Summertime: Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin


Best Pop Solo Performance

Adele, “Hello”


Best Musical Theater Album

The Color Purple


Best Music Video

​Beyoncé, “Formation”


Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media

Miles Ahead (Miles Davis and various artists)


Best Metal Performance

Megadeth, “Dystopia”


Best Rap Song

Drake, “Hotline Bling”


Best Rap/Sung Performance

Drake, “Hotline Bling”


Best Rap Performance

Chance the Rapper, “No Problem” [featuring Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz]


Best R&B Album

​Lalah Hathaway – Lalah Hathaway Live


Best Comedy Album

Patton Oswalt, Talking for Clapping


Best Reggae Album

Ziggy Marley, Ziggy Marley


Best Gospel Album

Kirk Franklin, Losing My Religion


Best Gospel Performance/Song

​Tamela Mann, Kirk Franklin, “God Provides”


Best Regional Roots Music Album

Kalani Pe’a, E Walea


Best Folk Album

Sarah Jarosz, Undercurrent


Best Contemporary Blues Album

Fantastic Negrito, The Last Days of Oakland


Best Traditional Blues Album

Bobby Rush, Porcupine Meat


Best Bluegrass Album

O’Connor Band With Mark O’Connor, Coming Home


Best Americana Album

William Bell, This Is Where I Live


Best American Roots Song

​Vince Gill, songwriter (The Time Jumpers), “Kid Sister”


Best American Roots Performance

Sarah Jarosz, “House of Mercy”


Best Tropical Latin Album

Jose Lugo & Guasábara Combo, Donde Están?


Best Regional Mexican Music Album

Vicente Fernández – Un Azteca En El Azteca, Vol. 1 (En Vivo)


Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album

iLe, iLevitable


Best Latin Pop Album

Jesse & Joy, Un Besito Mas


Best Country Album

​Sturgill Simpson, A Sailor’s Guide to Earth


Best Country Song

Lori McKenna, songwriter (Tim McGraw) – “Humble and Kind”


Best Country Duo/Group Performance

​Pentatonix – “Jolene” [featuring Dolly Parton]


Best Roots Gospel Album

Joey+Rory – Hymns


Best Latin Jazz Album

Chucho Valdés, Tribute to Irakere: Live in Marciac


Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album

Ted Nash Big Band, Presidential Suite: Eight Variations on Freedom


Best Jazz Instrumental Album

John Scofield, Country for Old Men


Best Jazz Vocal Album

Gregory Porter, Take Me to the Alley


Best Improvised Jazz Solo

John Scofield, soloist, “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry”


Contemporary Instrumental

Snarky Puppy, Culcha Vulcha


Best Dance Recording

The Chainsmokers, “Don’t Let Me Down” [ft. Daya]


Best Classical Solo Vocal Album

Dorothea Röschmann; Mitsuko Uchida, accompanist – Schmann & Berg (tie)

Ian Bostridge; Antonio Pappano, accompanist (Michael Collins, Elizabeth Kenny, Lawrence Power & Adam Walker), Shakespeare Songs (tie)


Best Classical Compendium

Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor; Tim Handley, producer – Daugherty: Tales Of Hemingway; American Gothic; Once Upon A Castle


Best Classical Instrumental Solo

Zuill Bailey; Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor (Nashville Symphony) – Daugherty: Tales Of Hemingway


Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance

Steve Reich


Best Choral Performance

​Krzysztof Penderecki, conductor; Henryk Wojnarowski, choir director (Nikolay Didenko, Agnieszka Rehlis & Johanna Rusanen; Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra; Warsaw Philharmonic Choir) – Penderecki Conducts Penderecki, Volume 1


Best Opera Recording

James Conlon, conductor; Joshua Guerrero, Christopher Maltman, Lucas Meachem, Patricia Racette, Lucy Schaufer & Guanqun Yu; Blanton Alspaugh, producer (LA Opera Orchestra; LA Opera Chorus) – Corigliano: The Ghosts Of Versailles


Best Orchestra Performance

Andris Nelsons, conductor (Boston Symphony Orchestra) – Shostakovich: Under Stalin’s Shadow – Symphonies Nos. 5, 8 & 9


Producer of the Year, Classical

David Frost


Best Engineered Album, Classical

Mark Donahue and Fred Vogler, Corigliano: The Ghosts of Versaille


Best Music Film

The Beatles, The Beatles: Eight Days a Week the Touring Years


Best Spoken Word Album

Carol Burnett, In Such Good Company: Eleven Years of Laughter, Mayhem, and Fun in the Sandbox


Best Children’s Album

Secret Agent 23 Skidoo, Infinity Plus One


Best World Music Album

Yo-Yo Ma & the Silk Road Ensemble, Sing Me Home


Best Contemporary Christian Music Album

Hillary Scott & the Scott Family, Love Remains


Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song

Hillary Scott & the Scott Family; Bernie Herms, Hillary Scott & Emily Weisband, songwriters – “Thy Will”


Best Gospel Performance/Song

​Tamela Mann; Kirk Franklin, songwriter – “God Provides”


Best New Age Album

White Sun – White Sun II


Best Surround Sound Album

​Ludovic Morlot & Seattle Symphony, Dutilleux: Sur Le Même Accord; Les Citations; Mystère De L’instant & Timbres, Espace, Mouvement


Best Remixed Recording

André Allen Anjos, remixer (Bob Moses), “Tearing Me Up (RAC Remix)”


Best Historical Album

Steve Berkowitz & Jeff Rosen, compilation producers; Mark Wilder, mastering engineer (Bob Dylan) – The Cutting Edge 1965-1966: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 12 (Collector’s Edition)


Best Album Notes

Ken Bloom & Richard Carlin, album notes writers (Eubie Blake & Noble Sissle) – Sissle and Blake Sing Shuffle Alon


Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package

Gérard Lo Monaco, art director (Edith Piaf) – Edith Piaf 1915-2015


Best Recording Package

Jonathan Barnbrook, art director (David Bowie), Blackstar


Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals

Jacob Collier, arranger (Jacob Collier), “Flintstones”


Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella

Jacob Collier, arranger (Jacob Collier), “You and I”


Best Instrumental Composition

Ted Nash, composer (Ted Nash Big Band), ”Spoken at Midnight”


Best Song Written for Visual Media

Max Martin, Shellback & Justin Timberlake, songwriters (Justin Timberlake, Anna Kendrick, Gwen Stefani, James Corden, Zooey Deschanel, Walt Dohrn, Ron Funches, Caroline Hjelt, Aino Jawo, Christopher Mintz-Plasse & Kunal Nayyar), Track from: Trolls, “Can’t Stop the Feeling!”


Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media

John Williams, composer, Star Wars: The Force Awakens


Best Recording Package

David Bowie, Blackstar


Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical

David Bowie, Blackstar


Best Dance/Electronic Album

Flume, Skin


Best Country Album

​Sturgill Simpson, A Sailor’s Guide To Earth


Best R&B Performance

​Solange, “Cranes In The Sky”


Best R&B Song

Maxwell, “Lake by the Ocean”


(Chance The Rapper, Winner of Best Rap Album)



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