2016 Grammy Award Winners

2016 Grammy Award Winners
Winners Announced: February 16, 2016
Held at: Staples Center, Los Angeles
Host: LL Cool J
Eligibility Year: October 1, 2014, to September 30, 2015

2016 Grammy Winners
Record of the Year:
Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars

Album of the Year:
1989 – Taylor Swift

Song of the Year:
Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran

Best New Artist:
Meghan Trainor

Best Musical Theater Album:
Hamilton

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance:
Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars

Best Pop Solo Performance:
Thinking Out Loud -Ed Sheeran

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album:
The Songs of Jerome Kern – Tony Bennett & Bill Charlap

Best Rap Album:
To Pimp a Butterfly – Kendrick Lamar

Best Rap Song:
Alright – Kendrick Lamar

Best Rap Performance:
Alright – Kendrick Lamar

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration:
These Walls – Kendrick Lamar feat. Bilal, Anna Wise & Thundercat

Best Alternative Music Album:
Sound & Color -Alabama Shakes

Best Rock Performance:
Don’t Wanna Fight – Alabama Shakes

Best Rock Album:
Drones – Muse

Best Rock Song:
Don’t Wanna Fight – Alabama Shakes

Best R&B Album:
Black Messiah – D’Angelo and the Vanguard

Best Urban Contemporary Album:
Beauty Behind the Madness – The Weeknd

Best R&B Performance:
Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey) – The Weeknd

Best R&B Song:
Really Love – D’Angelo and The Vanguard

Best Traditional R&B Performance:
Little Ghetto Boy – Lalah Hathaway

Best Dance/Electronic Album:
Skrillex and Diplo Present Jack Ü – Skrillex and Diplo

Best Dance Recording:
Where Are Ü Now – Skrillex and Diplo With Justin Bieber

Best Music Video:
Bad Blood – Taylor Swift feat. Kendrick Lamar

Best Country Album:
Traveller – Chris Stapleton

Best Country Duo/Group Performance:
Girl Crush – Little Big Town

Best Country Song:
Girl Crush – Little Big Town

Best Music Film:
Amy – Amy Winehouse

Best Rap/Song Collaboration:
Glory – Common & John Legend

Best Pop Vocal Album:
1989 – Taylor Swift

Best Country Solo Performance:
Traveller – Chris Stapleton

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album:
This Is Not a Test – Tobymac

Best Roots Gospel Album:
Still Rockin’ My Soul – The Fairfield Four

Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album:
Dale – Pitbull

Best Latin Pop Album:
A Quien Quiera Escuchar (Deluxe Edition) – Ricky Martin

Best Comedy Album:
Live at Madison Square Garden – Louis C.K.

Best Spoken Word Album:
A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety – Jimmy Carter

Score Soundtrack for Visual Media:
Birdman

Best Gospel Album:
Covered: Alive Is Asia [Live] (Deluxe) – Israel & Newbreed

Best Gospel Performance/Song:
Wanna Be Happy? – Kirk Franklin

Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song:
Holy Spirit – Francesca Battistelli

Best Contemporary Classical Composition:
Paulus: Prayers & Remembrances – Stephen Paulus

Best Classical Solo Vocal Album:
Joyce & Tony – Live From Wigmore Hall – Joyce DiDonato and Antonio Pappano

Best Classical Instrumental Solo:
Dutilleux: Violin Concerto, L’Arbre Des Songes- Augustin Hadelich

Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance:
Filament – Eighth Blackbird

Best Choral Performance:
Rachmaninoff: All-Night Vigil- Charles Bruffy

Best Opera Recording:
Ravel: L’Enfant Et Les Sortilèges; Shéhérazade – Saito Kinen Orchestra; SKF Matsumoto Chorus & SKF Matsumoto Children’s Chorus

Producer of the Year, Classical:
Judith Sherman

Best Regional Roots Music Album:
Go Go Juice – Jon Cleary

Best Folk Album:
Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn – Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn

Best Blues Album:
Born to Play Guitar – Buddy Guy

Best Bluegrass Album:
The Muscle Shoals Recordings – The Steeldrivers

Best Americana Album:
Something More Than Free – Jason Isbell

Best American Roots Song:
24 Frames – Jason Isbell

Best American Roots Performance:
See That My Grave Is Kept Clean – Mavis Staples

Best Tropical Latin Album:
Son De Panamá – Rubén Blades With Roberto Delgado & Orchestra

Best Regional Mexican Music Album (Including Tejano):
Realidades – Deluxe Edition – Los Tigres Del Norte

Best Children’s Album:
Home – Tim Kubart

Best World Album:
Sings – Angélique Kidjo

Best Reggae Album:
Strictly Roots – Morgan Heritage

Best Latin Jazz Album:
Made in Brazil – Eliane Elias

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album:
The Thompson Fields – Maria Schneider

Best Jazz Instrumental Album:
Past Present – John Scofield

Best Jazz Vocal Album:
For One to Love – Cécile McLorin Salvant

Best Surround Sound Album:
Amused To Death – James Guthrie and Joel Plante

Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical:
Uptown Funk (Dave Audé Remix) – Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars

Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical:
Sound & Color – Alabama Shakes

Best Historical Album:
“The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11 – Various artists

Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package:
The Rise & Fall Of Paramount Records, Volume Two (1928-32) – Various Artists

Best Album Notes:
Love Has Many Faces: A Quartet, A Ballet, Waiting To Be Danced – Joni Mitchell

Best Recording Package:
Still the King: Celebrating the Music of Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys – Sarah Dodds, Shauna Dodds & Dick Reeves (Asleep at the Wheel)

Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals:
Sue (Or In A Season Of Crime) – Maria Schneider

Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella:
Olusola; “Dance Of The Sugar Plum Fairy – Avi Kaplin, Kirstin Taylor, Kevin K.O.

Best Instrumental Composition:
The Afro Latin Jazz Suite – Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra

MusiCares Person of the Year:
Lionel Richie