2008 Grammy Award Winners

2008 Grammy Award Winners
Winners Announced: February 10, 2008
Held at: Staples Center, Los Angeles
Host: no official host
Eligibility Year: October 1, 2006 – September 30, 2007

2008 Grammy Winners
Album of the Year:
River: The Joni Letters – Herbie Hancock

Record of the Year:
Rehab – Amy Winehouse

Song of the Year:
Rehab – Amy Winehouse

New Artist:
Amy Winehouse

Alternative Music Album:
Icky Thump – The White Stripes

Rock Song:
Radio Nowhere – Bruce Springsteen, songwriter (Bruce Springsteen)

Solo Rock Vocal Performance:
Radio Nowhere – Bruce Springsteen

Rock Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals:
Icky Thump – The White Stripes

Hard Rock Performance:
The Pretender – Foo Fighters

Metal Performance:
Final Six – Slayer

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical:
Mark Ronson

Pop Vocal Album:
Back to Black – Amy Winehouse

Female Pop Vocal Performance:
Rehab – Amy Winehouse

Male Pop Vocal Performance:
What Goes Around…Comes Around – Justin Timberlake

Pop Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals:
Makes Me Wonder – Maroon 5

Pop Collaboration With Vocals:
Gone Gone Gone (Done Moved On) – Robert Plant & Alison Krauss

Pop Instrumental Album:
The Mix-Up – Beastie Boys

Pop Instrumental Performance:
One Week Last Summer – Joni Mitchell

Traditional Pop Vocal Album:
Call Me Irresponsible – Michael Buble

Rock Instrumental Performance:
Once Upon a Time in The West – Bruce Springsteen

Rap Solo Performance:
Stronger – Kanye West

Rap Performance by a Duo or Group:
Southside – Common, featuring Kanye West

Rap Song:
Good Life – Aldrin Davis, Mike Dean, Faheem Najm & Kanye West, songwriters (J. Ingram & Q. Jones, songwriters) (Kanye West Featuring T-Pain)

Country Song:
Before He Cheats – Josh Kear & Chris Tompkins, songwriters (Carrie Underwood)

Female Country Vocal Performance:
Before He Cheats – Carrie Underwood

Male Country Vocal Performance:
Stupid Boy – Keith Urban

Country Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals:
How Long – Eagles

Country Collaboration With Vocals:
Lost Highway – Willie Nelson & Ray Price

Country Instrumental Performance:
Throttleneck – Brad Paisley

R&B Album:
Funk This – Chaka Khan

R&B Song:
No One – Dirty Harry, Kerry Brothers & Alicia Keys, songwriters (Alicia Keys)

Contemporary R&B Album:
Because of You – Ne-Yo

Female R&B Vocal Performance :
Alicia Keys

Male R&B Vocal Performance:
Future Baby Mama – Prince

R&B Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals:
Disrespectful – Chaka Khan, featuring Mary J. Blige

Traditional R&B Vocal Performance:
In My Songs – Gerald Levert

Urban/Alternative Performance:
Daydreamin’ – Lupe Fiasco, featuring Jill Scott

Dance Recording:
LoveStoned/I Think She Knows – Justin Timberlake, Nate (Danja) Hills, Timbaland & Justin Timberlake, producers; Jimmy Douglass & Timbaland, mixers

Electronic/Dance Album:
We Are the Night – The Chemical Brothers

Bluegrass Album:
The Bluegrass Diaries – Jim Lauderdale

Traditional Blues Album:
Last of the Great Mississippi Delta Bluesmen – Live In Dallas – Henry James Townsend, Joe Willie “Pinetop” Perkins, Robert Lockwood Jr. & David “Honeyboy” Edwards

Contemporary Blues Album:
The Road to Escondido – JJ Cale & Eric Clapton

New Age Album:
Crestone – Paul Winter Consort

Contemporary Jazz Album:
River – The Joni Letters – Herbie Hancock

Jazz Vocal Album:
Avant Gershwin – Patti Austin

Jazz Instrumental Solo:
Anagram – Michael Brecker, soloist

Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group:
Pilgrimage – Michael Brecker

Large Jazz Ensemble Album:
A Tale of God’s Will (A Requiem for Katrina) – Terence Blanchard

Traditional Folk Album:
Dirt Farmer – Levon Helm.

Contemporary Folk/Americana Album:
Washington Square Serenade – Steve Earle

Native American Music Album:
Totemic Flute Chants – Johnny Whitehorse

Hawaiian Music Album:
Treasures of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar – Various Artists, Daniel Ho, George Kahumoku Jr., Paul Konwiser & Wayne Wong, producers

Zydeco or Cajun Music Album:
Live! Worldwide – Terrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience

Mind Control – Stephen Marley

Traditional World Music Album:
African Spirit – Soweto Gospel Choir

Contemporary World Music Album:
Djin Djin – Angelique Kidjo

Polka Album:
Come Share the Wine – Jimmy Sturr and His Orchestra

Gospel Performance:
Blessed & Highly Favored – The Clark Sisters; “Never Gonna Break My Faith – Aretha Franklin & Mary J. Blige (Featuring The Harlem Boys Choir). (Tie.)

Gospel Song:
Blessed & Highly Favored – Karen Clark-Sheard, songwriter (The Clark Sisters)

Rock or Rap Gospel Album:
Before the Daylight’s Shot – Ashley Cleveland

Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album:
A Deeper Level – Israel and New Breed

Southern, Country or Bluegrass Gospel Album:
Salt of the Earth – Ricky Skaggs & The Whites

Traditional Gospel Album:
Live – One Last Time – The Clark Sisters

Contemporary R&B Gospel Album:
Free to Worship – Fred Hammond

Compilation Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media:
Love (The Beatles) George Martin & Giles Martin, producers (Apple Records/Capitol Records)

Score Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media:
Ratatouille – Michael Giacchino, composer

Song Written for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media:
Love You I Do (From Dreamgirls) – Siedah Garrett & Henry Krieger, songwriters (Jennifer Hudson)

Musical Show Album:
Spring Awakening – Duncan Sheik, producer; Duncan Sheik, composer; Steven Sater, lyricist (Original Broadway Cast With Jonathan Groff, Lea Michele & Others)

Instrumental Composition:
Cerulean Skies – Maria Schneider, composer (Maria Schneider Orchestra)

Instrumental Arrangement:
In a Silent Way – Vince Mendoza, arranger (Joe Zawinul)

Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s):
I’m Gonna Live Till I Die – John Clayton, arranger (Queen Latifah)

Engineered Album, Non-Classical:
Beauty & Crime – Tchad Blake, Cameron Craig, Emery Dobyns & Jimmy Hogarth, engineers (Suzanne Vega)

Remixed Recording, Non-Classical:
Bring the Noise (Benny Benassi Sfaction Remix) – Benny Benassi, remixer (Public Enemy)

Surround Sound:
Love – Paul Hicks, surround mix engineer; Tim Young, surround mastering engineer; George Martin & Giles Martin, surround producers (The Beatles)

Short Form Music Video:
God’s Gonna Cut You Down – Johnny Cash

Long Form Music Video:
The Confessions Tour – Madonna

Recording Package:
Cassadaga – Zachary Nipper, art director (Bright Eyes)

Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package:
What It Is! – Funky Soul and Rare Grooves (1967-1977) – Masaki Koike, art director

Album Notes:
John Work, III – Recording Black Culture – Bruce Nemerov, album notes writer

Historical Album:
The Live Wire – Woody Guthrie in Performance 1949 – Nora Guthrie & Jorge Arevalo Mateus, compilation producers; Jamie Howarth, Steve Rosenthal, Warren Russell-Smith & Dr. Kevin Short, mastering engineers (Woody Guthrie)