2016 Grammy Awards Live Results

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2016 Grammy Awards Live Results

It’s already been a big night for some Paste favorites like Chris Stapleton, D’Angelo, Jason Isbell, Alabama Shakes, Kendrick Lamar and Mavis Staples, all of whom have taken home awards in the pre-show. We’ll be updating with the results for all the major categories right here throughout the night, so keep checking back in real-time to see all the winners, and in the meantime, revisit our predictions and proclamations for all our picks on who will win and who should win.

Winners are in bold

Record of the Year
D’Angelo, “Really Love”
 Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk”
Ed Sheeran, “Thinking Out Loud”
Taylor Swift, “Blank Space”
The Weeknd, “Can’t Feel My Face”

Album of the Year
Alabama Shakes, Sound & Color
Kendrick Lamar, To Pimp a Butterfly
Chris Stapleton, Traveller
 Taylor Swift, 1989
The Weeknd, Beauty Behind the Madness

Best New Artist
Courtney Barnett  
James Bay
Sam Hunt
Tori Kelly
Meghan Trainor

Best Rock Performance
Alabama Shakes, “Don’t Wanna Fight”
Florence & the Machine, “What Kind of Man”
Foo Fighters, “Something From Nothing”
Elle King, “Ex’s & Oh’s”
Wolf Alice, “Moaning Lisa Smile”

Song of the Year
Kendrick Lamar, “Alright”
Taylor Swift, “Blank Space”
Little Big Town, “Girl Crush”
Wiz Khalifa ft. Charie Puth, “See You Again”
 Ed Sheeran, “Thinking Out Loud”

Best Country Album
Sam Hunt, Montevallo
Little Big Town, Pain Killer
Ashley Monroe, The Blade
Kacey Musgraves, Pageant Material
Chris Stapleton, Traveller

Best Rap Album
J. Cole, 2014 Forest Hills Drive
Dr. Dre, Compton
Drake, If Youre Reading This Its Too Late
Kendrick Lamar, To Pimp A Butterfly
Nicki Minaj, The Pinkprint

Best Pop Vocal Album
  Taylor Swift, 1989
Kelly Clarkson, Piece by Piece
Florence & the Machine, How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful
Mark Ronson, Uptown Special
James Taylor, Before This World

Best Pop Solo Performance
  Ed Sheeran, “Thinking Out Loud”
Kelly Clarkson, “Heartbeat Song”
Ellie Goulding, “Love Me Like You Do”
Taylor Swift, “Blank Space”
The Weeknd, “Can’t Feel My Face”

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
  Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk”
Florence & the Machine, “Ship to Wreck”
Maroon 5, “Sugar”
Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar, “Bad Blood”
Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth, “See You Again”

Best Rock Song
Alabama Shakes, “Don’t Wanna Fight”
Elle King, “Ex’s & Oh’s”
James Bay, “Hold Back the River”
Highly Suspect, “Lydia”
Florence & the Machine, “What Kind of Man”

Best Rock Album
Muse, Drones
James Bay, Chaos and the Calm
Death Cab for Cutie, Kintsugi
Highly Suspect, Mister Asylum
Slipknot, .5: The Gray Chapter

Best Alternative Music Album
Alabama Shakes, Sound & Color
Bjork, Vulnicura
My Morning Jacket, The Waterfall
Tame Impala, Currents
Wilco, Star Wars

Best R&B Song
D’Angelo, “Really Love”
Miguel, “Coffee”
The Weeknd, “Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)”
Jazmine Sullivan, “Let It Burn”
Tyrese, “Shame”

Best R&B Album
D’Angelo and the Vanguard, Black Messiah
Leon Bridges, Coming Home
Andra Day, Cheers to the Fall
Jazmine Sullivan, Reality Show
Charlie Wilson, Forever Charlie

Best Rap Performance
Kendrick Lamar, “Alright”
J. Cole, “Apparently”
Drake, “Back to Back”
Fetty Wap, “Trap Queen”
Nicki Minaj, “Truffle Butter”
Kanye West, “All Day”

Best Rap Song
Kendrick Lamar, “Alright”
Kanye West, “All Day”
Drake, “Energy”
Common & John Legend, “Glory”
Fetty Wap, “Trap Queen”

Best Americana Album
  Jason Isbell, Something More Than Free
Brandi Carlile, The Firewatcher’s Daughter
Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell, The Traveling Kind
The Mavericks, Mono
Punch Brothers, Phosphorescent Blues

Best Folk Album
Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn, Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn
Norman Blake, Wood, Wire & Words
Rhiannon Giddens, Tomorrow is My Turn
Patty Griffin, Servant of Love
Glen Hansard, Didn’t He Ramble

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