The 2016 GRAMMYs: Who’s Won What So Far

There are 83 categories for this year’s GRAMMY Awards. Believe it or not, that’s more than 20 less than they presented in 2011.

While the broadcast of the awards show doesn’t start until 7:00 PM CT on CBS, awards were being handed out nearly 5 hours before the show. To keep you posted on the “Who Wins What”, we’ll continuously update this page with announcements and winners.

Winning the first award of the night is…

Best Pop Vocal Album

Taylor Swift – ‘1989’

 

Best Instrumental Composition

Arturo O’Farril – ‘The Afro Latin Jazz Suite’

 

Best Arrangement, Instrumental Or A Cappella

Ben Bram, Mitch Grassi, Scott Hoying, Avi Kaplan, Kristin Taylor and Kevin Olusola – ‘Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy’

 

Best Arrangement, Instruments And Vocals

Maria Schneider – “Sue (Or In A Season of Crime)”

 

Best Recording Package

Sarah Dodds, Schauna Dodds and Dick Reeves – ‘Still The King: Celebrating The Music Of Bob Wills And His Texas Playboys’

 

Best Album Notes

Joni Mitchell – ‘Love Has Many Faces: A Quartet, A Ballet, Waiting To Be Danced’

 

Best Boxed Or Special Limited Edition Package

Jack White, Susan Archie and Dean Blackwood -‘The Rise & Fall Of Paramount Records, Volume Two (1928-32)’

 

Best Historical Album

Steve Berkowitz, Jan Haust, Jeff Rosen, Peter J Moore and Mark Wilder – ‘The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11’

 

Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical

Shawn Everett and Bob Ludwig – ‘Color and Sound’

 

Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical

Dave Aude – ‘Uptown Funk’ (Dave Aude Remix)

 

Best Surround Sound Album

James Guthrie and Joel Plante – ‘Amused To Death’

 

Best Contemporary Instrumental Album

Real Snarky Puppy and Metropole Orkest – ‘Sylva’

 

Best New Age Album

Paul Avgerinos – ‘Grace’

 

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Christian McBride – ‘Cherokee’

 

Best Jazz Vocal Album

Cecile Salvant – ‘For One To Love’

 

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

John Scofield – ‘Past Present’

 

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album

Maria Schneider Orchestra – ‘The Thompson Fields’

 

Congrats Best Latin Jazz Album

Eliane Elias – ‘Made In Brazil’

 

Best Reggae Album

Morgan Heritage – ‘Strictly Roots’

 

Best World Music Album

Angelique Kidjo – ‘Sings’

 

Best Children’s Album

Tim Kubart – ‘Home’

 

Best Spoken Word Album

Jimmy Carter – ‘A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety’

 

Best Comedy Album

Louis C.K. – Live At Madison Square Garden

 

Best Latin Pop Album

Ricky Martin – ‘A Quien Quiera Escuchar (Deluxe Edition)’

Best Latin Rock, Urban Or Alternative Album

Natalia Lafourcade – ‘Hasta La Raíz’

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Pitbull – ‘Dale’ (Tie)

 

Best Regional Mexican Music Album

Los Tigres Del Norte – ‘Realidades – Deluxe Edition’

 

Best Tropical Latin Album

Ruben Blades w/ Roberto Delgado – ‘Son De Panamá’ 

 

Best American Roots Performance

Mavis Staples – ‘See That My Grave Is Kept Clean’ 

 

Best American Roots Song

Jason Isbel – ’24 Frames’

 

Best Americana Album

Jason Isbel – ‘Something More Than Free’

 

Best Bluegrass Album

Steel Drivers – ‘The Muscle Shoals Recordings’

 

Best Blues Album

Buddy Guy – ‘Born To Play Guitar’

 

Best Folk Album

Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn – ‘Béla Fleck And Abigail Washburn’

Best Regional Roots Music Album

Jon Cleary – ‘Go Go Juice’

 

Producer Of The Year, Classical

Judith Sherman

 

Best Opera Recording

Seiji Ozawa, Isabelle Leonard and Dominic Fyfe – ‘Ravel: L’Enfant Et Les Sortilèges; Shéhérazade’

 

Best Choral Performance

Charles Bruffy, Phoenix Chorale and the Kansas City Chorale – ‘Rachmaninoff: All-Night Vigil’

 

Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance

Eighth Blackbird – ‘Filament’

 

Best Classical Instrumental Solo

Augustin Hadelich and Ludovic Morlot – ‘Dutilleux: Violin Concerto, L’Arbre Des Songes’

 

Best Classical Solo Vocal Album

Joyce DiDonato & Antonio Pappano – ‘Joyce and Tony – Live From Wigmore Hall’

 

Best Contemporary Classical Composition

Stephen Paulus – ‘Paulus: Prayers & Remembrances’

 

Best Classical Solo Vocal Album

Joyce DiDonato & Antonio Pappano – ‘Joyce and Tony – Live From Wigmore Hall’

 

Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media

Glen Campbell  – ‘Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me’

 

Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media

Antonio Sanchez – ‘Birdman’

 

Best Song Written For Visual Media

Common, Rhymefest and John Legend – ‘Glory’

 

Best Music Video

Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar – ‘Bad Blood’

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Best Gospel Performance/Song

Kirk Franklin – ‘Wanna Be Happy?’

 

Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song

Francesca Battistelli – ‘Holy Spirit’

 

Best Gospel Album

Israel New Breed – ‘Covered: Alive In Asia [Live]’

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album

Toby Mac – ‘This Is Not A Test’

 

Best Roots Gospel Album

The Fairfield Four – ‘Still Rockin’ My Soul’

 

Best Country Solo Performance

Chris Stapleton – ‘Traveller’

 

Best Country Duo/Group Performance

Little Big Town – ‘Girl Crush’

 

Best Country Song

Little Big Town – ‘Girl Crush’

 

Best Dance Recording

Skrillex, Diplo and Justin Bieber – ‘Where Are Ü Now’

 

Best Dance/Electronic Album

Skrillex, Diplo and Justin Bieber – ‘Where Are Ü Now’

 

Best R&B Performance

The Weeknd -‘Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey)’

 

Best Traditional R&B Performance

Lalah Hathaway – ‘Little Ghetto Boy’

 

Best R&B Song

D’Angelo – ‘Really Love’ 

 

Best Urban Contemporary Album

The Weeknd – ‘Beauty Behind The Madness’

 

Best R&B Album

D’Angelo – ‘Black Messiah’

 

Best Metal Performance

Ghost – ‘Cirice’

 

Best Rock Song

Alabama Shakes – ‘Don’t Wanna Fight’

 

Best Rock Album

Muse – ‘Drones’ 

 

Best Alternative Music Album

The Alabama Shakes – ‘Sound & Color’

 

Best Rap Performance

Kendrick Lamar – ‘Alright’ 

 

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

Kendrick Lamar ft. Bilal, Anna Wise & Thundercat – ‘These Walls’

 

Best Rap Song

Kendrick Lamar – ‘Alright’

 

Best Pop Solo Performance

Ed Sheeran – ‘Thinking Out Loud’

 

Best Pop Duo/Group

Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars – ‘Uptown Funk’

 

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

Tony Bennett and Bill Charlap – ‘The Silver Lining: Songs of Jerome Kern’

 

Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical

Jeff Bhasker

 

Best Rap Album

Kendrick Lamar – ‘To Pimp A Butterfly’

 

Best Country Album

Chris Stapleton – ‘Traveller’

 

Song Of The Year

Ed Sheeran & Amy Wadge – ‘Thinking Out Loud’

 

Best Musical Theater Album

Hamilton

 

Best Rock Performance

Alabama Shakes – ‘Don’t Wanna Fight’

 

Best New Artist

Meghan Trainor

 

 

Album Of The Year

Taylor Swift – ‘1989’

 

 

Record Of The Year

Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars – ‘Uptown Funk’

 

Solid night of music. For more follow along on Facebook and Twitter.

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