2015 Grammy Awards – Complete Winners List

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The past year has been a great one for music. New artists, songs, albums, the whole nine yards. The Grammy’s are a great way to celebrate the achievements of those artists in the past 365 days. Here’s a complete list of winners:

Song of the Year: Sam Smith – “Stay With Me”

Record of the Year: Sam Smith – “Stay With Me”

Album of the Year: Beck, Morning Phase

Best New Artist: Sam Smith

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance: A Great Big World featuring Christina Aguilera – “Say Something”

Best Pop Solo Performance: Pharrell Williams – “Happy”

Best Pop Vocal Album: Sam Smith, In The Lonely Hour

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album: Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga – “Cheek to Cheek”

Best Rock Performance: Jack White – “Lazaretto”

Best Metal Performance: Tenacious D – “The Last in Line”

Best Rock Song: Paramore – “Ain’t It Fun” (Hayley Williams and Taylor York, songwriters)

Best Alternative Rock Album: St. Vincent, St. Vincent

Best Rap Performance: Kendrick Lamar – “I”

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration: Eminem featuring Rihanna – “The Monster”

Best Rap Song: Kendrick Lamar – “I” (K. Duckworth and C. Smith, songwriters)

Best Rap Album: Eminem, The Marshall Mathers LP2

Best Traditional R&B Performance: “Jesus Children”, Robert Glasper Experiment Featuring Lalah Hathaway & Malcolm-Jamal Warner.

Best R&B Song: Beyoncé featuring Jay-Z – “Drunk in Love” (Shawn Carter, Rasool Diaz, Noel Fisher, Jerome Harmon, Beyoncé Knowles, Timothy Mosely, Andre Eric Proctor & Brian Soko, songwriters)

Best Urban Contemporary Album: Pharrell Williams, GIRL

Best R&B Album: Toni Braxton & Babyface, Love, Marriage, & Divorce

Best Contemporary Instrumental Album: Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer, Bass & Mandolin

Best Dance/Electronic Album: Aphex Twin, Syro

Best Dance Recording: Clean Bandit featuring Jess Glynne – “Rather Be”

Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media: Frozen – Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez, Tom MacDougall & Chris Montan, compilation producers

Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media: The Grand Budapest Hotel – Alexandre Desplat, composer

Best Song Written for Visual Media: “Let It Go” from Frozen – Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, songwriters – performed by Idina Menzel

Best Country Solo Performance: Carrie Underwood – “Something In The Water”

Best Country Duo/Group Performance: The Band Perry – “Gentle On My Mind”

Best Country Song: “I’m Not Gonna Miss You” – Glen Campbell and Julian Raymond (songwriters), performed by Glen Campbell

Best Country Album: Miranda Lambert, Platinum

Best Bulegrass Album: The Earls of Leicaster, The Earls of Leicaster

Best America Roots Performance: Roseanne Cash – “A Feather’s Not A Bird”

Best Americana Album: Roseanne Cash, The River & The Thread

Best Folk Album: Old Crow Medicine Show, Remedy

Best Music Video: Pharrell Williams – “Happy”

Best Music Film: 20 Feet From Stardom
Darlene Love, Merry Clayton, Lisa Fischer & Judith Hill
Morgan Neville, video director; Gil Friesen & Caitrin Rogers, video producers
We Are From LA, video director; Kathleen Heffernan, Solal Micenmacher, Jett Steiger, video producers

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical: Max Martin

Best Instrumental Composition: John Williams – “The Book Thief”

Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella: Pentatonix – “Daft Punk”

Best Arrangement, Instrumental and Vocals: Billy Childs – “New York Tendaberry”

Best Recording Package: Jeff Ament, Don Pendleton, Joe Spix & Jerome Turner, art directors; Pearl Jam – Lightning Bolt

Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package: Susan Archie, Dean Blackwood & Jack White, art directors; The Rise & Fall Of Paramount Records, Volume One (1917-27)

Best Album Notes: Ashley Kahn, John Coltrane – Offering: Live At Temple University

Best Historical Album: Colin Escott & Cheryl Pawelski, compilation producers; Michael Graves, mastering engineer
Hank Williams – The Garden Spot Programs, 1950

Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical: Beck – Morning Phase
Tom Elmhirst, David Greenbaum, Florian Lagatta, Cole Marsden Greif-Neill, Robbie Nelson, Darrell Thorp, Cassidy Turbin & Joe Visciano, engineers; Bob Ludwig, mastering engineer

Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical: Tijs Michiel Verwest, remixer
John Legend – “All Of Me (Tiesto’s Birthday Treatment Remix)”

Best Surround Sound Album: Beyoncé – Beyoncé
Elliot Scheiner, surround mix engineer; Bob Ludwig, surround mastering engineer; Beyoncé Knowles, surround producer

Best Regional Roots Music Album: Jo-El Sonnier – The Legacy

Best Reggae Album: Ziggy Marley – Fly Rasta

Best World Music Album: Angelique Kidjo – Eve

Best Children’s Album: Neela Vaswani – I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up For Education And Changed The World (Malala Yousafzai)

Best Musical Theatre Album: Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
Jessie Mueller, principal soloist; Jason Howland, Steve Sidwell & Billy Jay Stein, producers (Carole King, composer & lyricist) (Original Broadway Cast)

Best Blues Album: Johnny Winter – Step Back

Best Spoken Word Album: Joan Rivers – Diary Of A Mad Diva

Best Comedy Album: “Weird Al” Yankovic – Mandatory Fun

Best New Age Album: Ricky Kej & Wouter Kellerman – Winds Of Samsara

Best Improved Jazz Solo: Chick Corea – “Fingerprints”

Best Jazz Vocal Album: Dianne Reeves – Beautiful Life

Best Jazz Instrumental Album: Chick Corea Trio – Trilogy

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album: Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band – Life In The Bubble

Best Latin Jazz Album: Arturo O’Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra – The Offense Of The Drum

Best Gospel Performance/Song: Smokie Norful – “No Greater Love”

Best Gospel Album: Erica Campbell, Help

Best Roots Gospel Album: Mike Ferris, Shine For All The People

Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song: Lecrae featuring For King & Country – “Messengers”

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album: For King & Country, Run Wild. Live Free. Love Strong.

Do you agree with these, or did you think someone else was more deserving? Let us know in the comments!

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