2006 Grammy Award Winners

2006 Grammy Award Winners
Winners Announced: February 8, 2006
Held at: Staples Center, Los Angeles
Host: no official host
Eligibility Year: October 1, 2004 – September 30, 2005

2006 Grammy Winners
Record of the Year:
Boulevard Of Broken Dreams – Green Day

Album of the Year:
How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb – U2

Song of the Year:
Sometimes You Can’t Make It On Your Own – U2

New Artist:
John Legend

Female Pop Vocal Performance:
Since U Been Gone – Kelly Clarkson

Male Pop Vocal Performance:
From The Bottom Of My Heart – Stevie Wonder

Pop Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocal:
This Love – Maroon 5

Pop Collaboration With Vocals:
Feel Good Inc – Gorillaz Featuring De La Soul

Pop Instrumental Performance:
Caravan – Les Paul

Pop Instrumental Album:
At This Time – Burt Bacharach

Pop Vocal Album:
Breakaway – Kelly Clarkson

Dance Recording:
Galvanize – The Chemical Brothers Featuring Q-Tip

Electronic/Dance Album:
Push The Button – The Chemical Brothers

Traditional Pop Vocal Album:
The Art Of Romance – Tony Bennett

Solo Rock Vocal Performance:
Devils & Dust – Bruce Springsteen

Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal:
Sometimes You Can’t Make It On Your Own – U2

Hard Rock Performance:
B.Y.O.B. – System Of A Down

Metal Performance:
Before I Forget – Slipknot

Rock Instrumental Performance:
69 Freedom Special – Les Paul & Friends

Rock Song:
City Of Blinding Lights – U2

Rock Album:
How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb – U2

Alternative Music Album:
Get Behind Me Satan – The White Stripes

Female R&B Vocal Performance:
We Belong Together – Mariah Carey

Male R&B Vocal Performance:
Ordinary People – John Legend

R&B Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals:
So Amazong – Beyonce & Stevie Wonder

Traditional R&B Vocal Performance:
A House Is Not A Home – Aretha Franklin

Urban/Alternative Performance:
Welcome To Jamrock – Damian Marley

R&B Song:
We Belong Together – Mariah Carey

R&B Album:
Get Lifted – John Legend

Contemporary R&B Album:
The Emancipation of Mimi – Mariah Carey

Rap Solo Performance:
Gold Digger – Kanye West

Rap Performance by a Duo or Group:
Don’t Phunk With My Heart – The Black Eyed Peas

Rap/Sung Collaboration:
Numb/Encore – Jay-Z Featuring Linkin Park

Rap Song:
Diamonds From Sierra Leone – Kanye West

Rap Album:
Late Registration – Kanye West

Female Country Vocal Performance:
The Connection – Emmylou Harris

Male Country Vocal Performance:
You’ll Think Of Me – Keith Urban

Country Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocal:
Restless – Alison Krauss And Union Station

Country Collaboration With Vocals:
Like We Never Loved At All – Faith Hill & Tim McGraw

Country Instrumental Performance:
Unionhouse Branch – Alison Krauss & Union Station

Country Song:
Bless The Broken Road – Rascal Flatts

Country Album:
Lonely Runs Both Ways – Alison Krauss And Union Station

Bluegrass Album:
The Company We Keep – The DelMcCoury Band

New Age Album:
Silver Solstice – Paul Winter Consort

Contemporary Jazz Album:
The Way Up – Pat Methany Group

Jazz Vocal Album:
Good Night, And Good Luck – Dianne Reeves

Jazz Instrumental Solo:
Why Was I Born? – Sonny Rollins

Jazz Instrumental Album – Individual or Group:
Beyond The Sound Barrier – Wayne Shorter Quartet

Large Jazz Ensemble Album:
Overtime – Dave Holland Big Band

Latin Jazz Album:
Listen Here! – Eddie Palmieri

Gospel Performance:
Pray – CeCe Winans

Best Gospel Song:
Be Blessed – Yolanda Adams

Rock Gospel Album:
Until My Heart Caves In – Audio Adrenaline

Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album:
Lifesong – Casting Crowns

Southern, Country, or Bluegrass Gospel Album:
Rock Of Ages… Hymns & Faith – Amy Grant

Traditional Soul Gospel Album:
Pslams, Hymns & Spiritual Songs – Donnie McClurkin

Contemporary Soul Gospel Album:
Purified – CeCe Wyans

Gospel Choir or Chorus Album:
One Voice – Gladys Knight, Saints Unified Voices

Latin Pop Album:
Eschucha – Laua Pausini

Latin Rock/Alternative Album:
Fijación Oral Vol. 1 – Shakira

Traditional Tropical Latin Album:
Bebo De Cuba – Bebo Valdés

Salsa/Merengue Album:
Son Del Alma – Willy Chirino

Mexican/Mexican-American Album:
México En La Piel – Luis Miguel

Tejano Album:
Chicanisimo – Little Joe Y La Familia

Traditional Blues Album:
80 – B.B. King & Friends

Contemporary Blues Album:
Cost Of Living – Delbert McClinton

Traditional Folk Album:
Fiddler’s Green – Tim O’Brien

Contemporary Folk Album:
Fair & Square – John Prine

Native American Music Album:
Sacred Ground – A Tribute To Mother Earth – Various Artists

Hawaiian Music Album:
Masters Of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar – Vol. 1 – Various Artists
(Daniel Ho, Paul Konwiser & Wayne Wong, producers)

Reggae Album:
Welcome To Jamrock – Damian Marley

Traditional World Music Album:
In The Heart Of The Moon – Ali Farka Touré & Toumani Diabaté

Contemporary World Music Album:
Eletracústico – Gilberto Gil

Polka Album:
Shake, Rattle And Polka! – Jimmy Sturr And His Orchestra

Musical Album for Children:
Songs From The Neighborhood – The Music Of Mister Rogers – Various Artists

Spoken Word Album for Children:
Marlo Thomas & Friends: Thanks & Giving All Year Long – Various Artists

Spoken Word Album:
Dreams From My Father (Senator Barack Obama) – Senator Barack Obama

Comedy Album:
Never Scared – Chris Rock

Musical Show Album:
Monty Python’s Spamalot

Compilation Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media:
Ray – Ray Charles

Score Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media:
Ray

Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media:
Belive – Polar Express (Josh Groban, performer)

Instrumental Composition:
Into The Light – Billy Childs Ensemble

Instrumental Arrangement:
The Incredits – Various (Gordon Godwin, arranger)

Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s):
What Are You Doing For The Rest Of Your Life? Billy Childs, Gil Goldstein & Heitor Pereira, arrangers (Chris Botti & Sting, performers)

Recording Package:
The Forgotten Arm – Amiee Mann

Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package:
The Legend – Johnny Cash

Album Notes:
The Complete Library Of Congress Recordings By Alan Lomax – John Szwed, album notes writer (Jelly Roll Morton, performer)

Historical Album:
The Complete Library Of Congress Recordings By Alan Lomax
Jeffrey Greenberg & Anna Lomax Wood, compilation producers; Adam Ayan & Steve Rosenthal, mastering engineers (Jelly Roll Morton, performer)

Engineered Album – Non-Classical:
Back Home – Eric Clapton

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical:
Steve Lillywhite – How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb (U2) , Mr. A-Z (Jason Mraz)

Remixed Recording, Non-Classical:
Superfly (Louie Vega EOL Mix) – Louie Vega, remixer (Curtis Mayfield, performer)

Surround Sound Album:
Brothers In Arms – 20th Anniversary Edition – Dire Straites

Engineered Album – Classical:
Mendelssohn: The Complete String Quartets Da-Hong Seetoo, engineer (Emerson String Quartet, performers)

Producer of the Year, Classical:
Tim Handley – Adams: Shaker Loops (Marin Alsop), Bolcom: Songs Of Innocence And Of Experience (Leonard Slatkin, Christine Brewer & Joan Morris), Brahms: Sym. No. 1 (Marin Alsop & London Philharmonic Orchestra), Daugherty: Philadelphia Stories (Marin Alsop & Evelyn Glennie), Glass: Syms. Nos. 2 And 3 (Marin Alsop & Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra)

Classical Album:
Bolcom: Songs Of Innocence And Of Experience – Leonard Slatkin, conductor; Jerry Blackstone, William Hammer, Jason Harris, Christopher Kiver, Carole Ott & Mary Alice Stollak, choir directors; Tim Handley, producer (Christine Brewer & Joan Morris; University Of Michigan School Of Music Symphony Orchestra)

Best Orchestral Performance (Award to the Conductor and to the Orchestra):
Shostakovich: Sym. No. 13 – Mariss Jansons, conductor (Sergei Aleksashkin; Chor Des Bayerischen Rundfunks; Symphonieorchester Des Bayerischen Rundfunks)

Opera Recording:
Shostakovich: Sym. No. 13 – Mariss Jansons, conductor (Sergei Aleksashkin; Chor Des Bayerischen Rundfunks; Symphonieorchester Des Bayerischen Rundfunks)

Choral Performance:
Bolcom: Songs Of Innocence And Of Experience – Leonard Slatkin, conductor; Jerry Blackstone, William Hammer, Jason Harris, Christopher Kiver, Carole Ott & Mary Alice Stollak, choir directors (Christine Brewer, Measha Brueggergosman, Ilana Davidson, Nmon Ford, Linda Hohenfeld, Joan Morris, Carmen Pelton, Marietta Simpson & Thomas Young; Michigan State University Children’s Choir, University Of Michigan Chamber Choir, University Of Michigan Orpheus Singers, University Of Michigan University Choir & University Musical Society Choral Union; University Of Michigan School Of Music Symphony Orchestra)

Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (with Orchestra):
Beethoven: Piano Cons. Nos. 2 & 3 – Claudio Abbado, conductor; Martha Argerich (Mahler Chamber Orchestra)

Instrumental Soloist Performance (without Orchestra):
Scriabin, Medtner, Stravinsky – Evgeny Kissin

Chamber Music Performance:
Mendelssohn: The Complete String Quartets – Emerson String Quartet

Small Ensemble Performance (with or without Conductor):
Boulez: Le Marteau Sans Maître, Dérive 1 & 2 – Pierre Boulez, conductor; Hilary Summers; Ensemble Intercontemporain

Classical Vocal Performance:
Bach: Cantatas – Thomas Quasthoff (Rainer Kussmaul; Members Of The RIAS Chamber Choir; Berlin Baroque Soloists)

Classical Contemporary Composition:
Bolcom: Songs Of Innocence And Of Experience – William Bolcom (Leonard Slatkin)

Classical Crossover Album:
4 + Four – Turtle Island String Quartet & Ying Quartet

Short Form Music Video:
Lose Control – Missy Elliott Featuring Ciara & Fat Man Scoop

Long Form Music Video:
No Direction Home – Bob Dylan, Martin Scorsese, video director; Margaret Bodde, Susan Lacy, Jeff Rosen, Martin Scorsese, Nigel Sinclair & Anthony Wall, video producers