2020 Grammy Award Winners

2020 Grammy Award Winners
Winners Announced: January 26, 2020
Held at: Staples Center, Los Angeles
Host: Alicia Keys
Eligibility Year: October 1, 2018, to August 31, 2019.
Record of the Year:
Bad Guy – Billie Eilish
Album of the Year:
When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? – Billie Eilish
Song of the Year:
Bad Guy – Billie Eilish O’Connell & Finneas O’Connell, songwriters (Billie Eilish)
Best New Artist:
Billie Eilish
Best Pop Solo Performance:
Truth Hurts – Lizzo
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance:
Old Town Road – Lil Nas X featuring Billy Ray Cyrus
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album:
Look Now – Elvis Costello & The Imposters
Best Pop Vocal Album:
When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? – Billie Eilish
Best Dance Recording:
Got to Keep On – The Chemical Brothers
Best Dance/Electronic Album:
No Geography – The Chemical Brothers
Best Contemporary Instrumental Album:
Mettavolution – Rodrigo y Gabriela
Best Rock Performance:
This Land – Gary Clark Jr.
Best Metal Performance:
7empest – Tool
Best Rock Song:
This Land – Gary Clark Jr., songwriter (Gary Clark Jr.)
Best Rock Album:
Social Cues – Cage the Elephant
Best Alternative Music Album:
Father of the Bride – Vampire Weekend
Best R&B Performance:
Come Home – Anderson Paak featuring André 3000
Best Traditional R&B Performance:
Jerome – Lizzo
Best R&B Song:
Say So – PJ Morton, songwriter (PJ Morton featuring JoJo)
Best Urban Contemporary Album:
Cuz I Love You (Deluxe) – Lizzo
Best R&B Album:
Ventura – Anderson Paak
Best Rap Performance:
Racks in the Middle – Nipsey Hussle featuring Roddy Ricch & Hit-Boy
Best Rap/Sung Performance:
Higher – DJ Khaled featuring Nipsey Hussle & John Legend
Best Rap Song:
A Lot – Jermaine Cole, Dacoury Natche, 21 Savage & Anthony White,
songwriters (21 Savage featuring J. Cole)
Best Rap Album:
Igor – Tyler, the Creator
Best Country Solo Performance:
Ride Me Back Home – Willie Nelson
Best Country Duo/Group Performance:
Speechless – Dan + Shay
Best Country Song:
Bring My Flowers Now – Brandi Carlile, Phil Hanseroth, Tim Hanseroth & Tanya Tucker, songwriters (Tanya Tucker)
Best Country Album:
While I’m Livin’ – Tanya Tucker
Best New Age Album:
Wings – Peter Kater
Best Improvised Jazz Solo:
Sozinho – Randy Brecker, soloist
Best Jazz Vocal Album:
12 Little Spells – Esperanza Spalding
Best Jazz Instrumental Album:
Finding Gabriel – Brad Mehldau
Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album:
The Omni-American Book Club – Brian Lynch Big Band
Best Latin Jazz Album:
Antidote – Chick Corea & The Spanish Heart Band
Best Gospel Performance/Song:
Love Theory – Kirk Franklin, songwriter (Kirk Franklin)
Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song:
God Only Knows – Josh Kerr, Jordan Reynolds, Joel Smallbone, Luke Smallbone & Tedd Tjornhom, songwriters (for KING & COUNTRY & Dolly Parton)
Best Gospel Album:
Long Live Love – Kirk Franklin
Best Contemporary Christian Music Album:
Burn the Ships – for KING & COUNTRY
Best Roots Gospel Album:
Testimony – Gloria Gaynor
Best Latin Pop Album:
El Disco – Alejandro Sanz
Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album:
El Mal Querer – Rosalía
Best Regional Mexican Music Album (Including Tejano):
De Ayer Para siempre – Mariachi los Camperos
Best Tropical Latin Album:
Opus – Marc Anthony (TIE)
A Journey Through Cuban Music – Aymée Nuviola (TIE)
Best American Roots Performance:
Saint Honesty – Sara Bareilles
Best American Roots Song:
Call My Name – Sarah Jarosz, Aoife O’Donovan & Sara Watkins, songwriters
(I’m with Her)
Best Americana Album:
Oklahoma – Keb’ Mo’
Best Bluegrass Album:
Tall Fiddler – Michael Cleveland
Best Traditional Blues Album:
Tall, Dark, and Handsome – Delbert McClinton & Self-Made Men
Best Contemporary Blues Album:
This Land – Gary Clark Jr.
Best Folk Album
Patty Griffin – Patty Griffin
Best Regional Roots Music Album:
Good Time – Ranky Tanky
Best Reggae Album:
Rapture – Koffee
Best World Music Album:
Celia – Angélique Kidjo
Best Children’s Album:
Ageless: Songs for the Child Archetype – Jon Samson
Best Spoken Word Album (Includes Poetry, Audio Books & Storytelling):
Becoming – Michelle Obama
Best Comedy Album:
Sticks & Stones – Dave Chappelle
Best Musical Theater Album:
Hadestown – Reeve Carney, André De Shields, Amber Gray, Eva Noblezada & Patrick Page, principal soloists; Mara Isaacs, David Lai, Anaïs Mitchell & Todd Sickafoose, producers (Anaïs Mitchell, composer & lyricist) (Original Broadway Cast)
Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media:
A Star Is Born – Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper, Paul “DJWS” Blair, Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga, Nick Monson, Lukas Nelson Mark Nilan Jr. & Benjamin Rice, compilation producers; Julianne Jordan & Julia Michels, music supervisors
Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media:
Chernobyl – Hildur Guðnadóttir, composer
Best Song Written for Visual Media:
I’ll Never Love Again (Film Version) (from A Star Is Born), Natalie Hemby, Lady Gaga, Hillary Lindsey & Aaron Raitiere, songwriters (Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper)
Best Instrumental Composition:
Star Wars: “Galaxy’s Edge (Symphonic Suite)” – John Williams, composer (John Williams)
Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella:
Moon River – Jacob Collier, arranger (Jacob Collier)
Best Arrangement, Instruments, and Vocals:
All Night Long, Jacob Collier, arranger (Jacob Collier featuring Jules Buckley, Take 6 & Metropole Orkest)
Best Recording Package:
Chris Cornell, Barry Ament, Jeff Ament, Jeff Fura & Joe Spix, art directors (Chris Cornell)
Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package:
Woodstock: Back to the Garden – The Definitive 50th Anniversary Archive, Masaki Koike, art director (Various artists)
Best Album Notes:
Stax ’68: A Memphis Story, Steve Greenberg, album notes writer (Various artists)
Best Historical Album:
Pete Seeger: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection, Jeff Place & Robert Santelli, compilation producers; Pete Reiniger, mastering engineer (Pete Seeger)
Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical:
When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?, Rob Kinelski & Finneas O’Connell, engineers; John Greenham, mastering engineer (Billie Eilish)
Producer of the Year, Non-Classical:
Finneas, When We Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? (Billie Eilish)
Best Remixed Recording:
I Rise (Tracy Young’s Pride Intro Radio Remix), Tracy Young, remixer (Madonna)
Best Immersive Audio Album:
Lux, Morten Lindberg, immersive audio engineer; Morten Lindberg, immersive audio mastering engineer; Morten Lindberg, immersive audio producer (Anita Brevik, Trondheimsolistene & Nidarosdomens Jentekor)
Best Engineered Album, Classical:
Riley: Sun Rings, Leslie Ann Jones, engineer; Robert C. Ludwig, mastering engineer (Kronos Quartet)

Producer of the Year, Classical:
Blanton Alspaugh –

  • Artifacts – The Music of Michael McGlynn (Charles Bruffy & Kansas City Chorale)
    Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique; Fantaisie sur La Tempête de Shakespeare
    (Andrew Davis & Toronto Symphony Orchestra)
    Copland: Billy the Kid; Grohg (Leonard Slatkin & Detroit Symphony Orchestra)
    Duruflé: Complete Choral Works (Robert Simpson & Houston Chamber Choir)
    Glass: Symphony No. 5 (Julian Wachner, The Choir Of Trinity Wall Street, Trinity
    Youth Chorus, Downtown Voices & Novus NY)
    Sander: The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom (Peter Jermihov & PaTRAM
    Institute Singers)
    Smith, K.: Canticle (Craig Hella Johnson & Cincinnati Vocal Arts Ensemble)
    Visions Take Flight (Mei-Ann Chen & ROCO)
Best Orchestral Performance:
Norman: Sustain, Gustavo Dudamel, conductor (Los Angeles Philharmonic)
Best Opera Recording
Picker: Fantastic Mr. Fox, Gil Rose, conductor; John Brancy, Andrew Craig Brown, Gabriel Preisser, Krista River & Edwin Vega; Gil Rose, producer (Boston Modern Orchestra Project; Boston Children’s Chorus)
Best Choral Performance:
Duruflé: Complete Choral Works, Robert Simpson, conductor (Ken Cowan; Houston
Chamber Choir)
Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance
Shaw: Orange – Attacca Quartet
Best Classical Instrumental Solo:
Marsalis: Violin Concerto; Fiddle Dance Suite, Nicola Benedetti; Cristian Macelaru, conductor (Philadelphia Orchestra)
Best Classical Solo Vocal Album:
Songplay, Joyce DiDonato; Chuck Israels, Jimmy Madison, Charlie Porter & Craig Terry, accompanists (Steve Barnett & Lautaro Greco)
Best Classical Compendium:
The Poetry of Places, Nadia Shpachenko; Marina A. Ledin & Victor Ledin, producers
Best Contemporary Classical Composition
Higdon: Harp Concerto, Jennifer Higdon, composer (Yolanda Kondonassis, Ward Stare & The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra)
Best Music Video:
Old Town Road (Official Movie) – Lil Nas X & Billy Ray Cyrus
Best Music Film:
Homecoming – Beyoncé