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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56th Annual Grammy Awards – Complete Winners List

The 56th Annual Grammy Awards were held tonight at the Staples Center in Los Angeles and all of the biggest music stars attended the show. The biggest winners of the night were Daft Punk and Macklemore and Ryan Lewis.

There were tons of amazing performances by artists such as Pink, Jay Z and Beyonce, and Lorde. When Macklemore and Ryan Lewis performed their hit “Same Love,” 34 mixed couples were married in front of the whole audience, creating one of the night’s most memorable moments.

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Larry Busacca/WireImage.com (via Grammy.com)

Best Country Album:
Same Trailer Different Park — Kacey Musgraves

Best Pop Vocal Album:
“Unorthodox Jukebox” — Bruno Mars

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration:
“Holy Grail” — Jay Z Featuring Justin Timberlake

Best Pop Solo Performance:
“Royals” — Lorde

Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images (via Grammy.com)
Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images (via Grammy.com)

Best Rock Song
“Cut Me Some Slack” — Dave Grohl, Paul McCartney, Krist Novoselic & Pat Smear, songwriters (Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, Pat Smear)

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance:
“Get Lucky” — Daft Punk & Pharrell Williams

Best New Artist:
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Best Dance/Electronica Album:
Random Access Memories — Daft Punk

Best Dance Recording 
“Clarity” — Zedd Featuring Foxes

Best Rock Performance:
“Radioactive” — Imagine Dragons

Best Rock Album:
Celebration Day — Led Zeppelin

Best Alternative Music Album:
Modern Vampires Of The City — Vampire Weekend

Best R&B Performance:
“Something” — Snarky Puppy With Lalah Hathaway

Best Urban Contemporary Album:
Unapologetic — Rihanna

Best R&B Album:
Girl On Fire — Alicia Keys

Best Rap Performance:
“Thrift Shop” — Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz

Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images (via Grammy.com)
Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images (via Grammy.com)

Best Rap Album:
The Heist — Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Best Country Solo Performance:
“Wagon Wheel” — Darius Rucker

Best Jazz Instrumental Album:
Money Jungle: Provocative In Blue — Terri Lyne Carrington

Best Gospel Album:
Greater Than (Live) — Tye Tribbett

Best Tropical Latin Album:
Pacific Mambo Orchestra — Pacific Mambo Orchestra

Best Americana Album:
Old Yellow Moon — Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell

Best Comedy Album:
Calm Down Gurrl — Kathy Griffin

Song Of The Year:
“Royals” — Joel Little & Ella Yelich O’Connor, songwriters (Lorde)

Record Of The Year:
“Get Lucky” — Daft Punk & Pharrell Williams

Album Of The Year:
Random Access Memories — Daft Punk

Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images (via Grammy.com)
Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images (via Grammy.com)

What do you think of these results? What did you think of the performances during the show? Did any of your favorite artists win tonight?

Sources: The Hollywood Reporter and Grammy.com

Billboard Music Awards – Full Winners List

The Billboard Music Awards were broadcast on ABC from the MGM Grand Garden Arena and it was hosted by comedian Tracy Morgan. There were several artists who dominated and won many awards, including Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Gotye, One Direction, and Rihanna.

Check out the full winners list for the 2013 Billboard Music Awards below:

Billboard artist of the year
Taylor Swift

Top female artist
Taylor Swift

Top male artist
Justin Bieber

Top new artist
One Direction

Top duo/group
One Direction

Top Billboard 200 album
Taylor Swift, Red

Top Hot 100 song
Gotye feat. Kimbra, “Somebody That I Used to Know”

Top Hot 100 Artist
Maroon 5

Top Billboard 200 artist
Taylor Swift

Milestone artist
Justin Bieber

Top digital songs artist
Carly Rae Jepsen and Taylor Swift (tie)

Top radio songs artist
Rihanna

Top rap artist
Nicki Minaj

Top pop artist
One Direction

Top R&B artist
Rihanna

Top country artist
Taylor Swift

Top rock artist
Fun.

Top EDM artist
David Guetta

Top social artist
Justin Bieber

Top streaming artist
Nicki Minaj

Top Latin artist
Jenni Rivera

Top dance artist
Madonna

Top Christian artist
tobyMac

Top touring artist
Madonna

Top pop song
Carly Rae Jepsen, “Call Me Maybe”

Top R&B song
Rihanna, “Diamonds”

Top rap song
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, “Thrift Shop”

Top country song
Taylor Swift, “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”

Top rock song
Gotye feat. Kimbra, “Somebody That I Used to Know”

Top Latin song
Michel Teló, “Ai Se Eu Te Pego”

Top dance song
Baauer, “Harlem Shake”

Top EDM song
Baauer, “Harlem Shake”

Top Christian song
Matt Redman, “10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord)”

Top digital song
Carly Rae Jepsen, “Call Me Maybe”

Top radio song
Gotye feat. Kimbra, “Somebody That I Used to Know”

Top streaming song (audio)
Gotye feat. Kimbra, “Somebody That I Used to Know”

Top streaming song (video)
Psy, “Gangnam Style”

Top pop album
Adele, 21

Top R&B album
Rihanna, Unapologetic

Top rap album
Nicki Minaj, Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded

Top country album
Taylor Swift, Red

Top rock album
Mumford & Sons, Babel

Top Latin album
Jenni Rivera, La Misma Gran Señora

Top dance album
Madonna, MDNA

Top EDM album
Skrillex, Bangarang

Top Christian album
tobyMac, Eye on It

What do you think of these results? Did your favorite artist or band win any Billboard Music Awards this year? Do you think these results were predictable? Did you tune into the Billboard Music Awards last night?

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Source: Entertainment Weekly 

Top Ten Tuesday – Music

Time for another Top Ten Tuesday here on TrulyLuminary! This week we are going to look at the top ten songs according to the Billboard charts:

  1. Call Me Maybe – Carly Rae Jepsen
  2. Somebody That I Used To Know – Gotye featuring Kimbra
  3. Payphone – Maroon 5 featuring Wiz Khalifa
  4. Wide Awake – Katy Perry
  5. We Are Young – fun. featuring Janelle Monae
  6. What Makes You Beautiful – One Direction
  7. Starships – Niki Minaj
  8. Where Have You Been – Rihanna
  9. Wild Ones – Flo Rida featuring Sia
  10. Boyfriend – Justin Bieber

Any songs that you are surprised about? Are any of these songs your summer anthem or favorite song?