Muse, Kendrick Lamar & More Win GRAMMYs

Last night, the likes of Muse, Kendrick Lamar and Ghost all went home winners as the 58th annual GRAMMY Awards took place.

Taylor Swift took home the award for Best Album, even though 1989 actually came out in 2014. Ed Sheeran, on the other hand, took home for the prize for Best Song with his ballad Thinking Out LoudMuse’s spectacular record Drones won Best Rock Album, whilst Ghost won Best Metal Performance for Cirice. You can find an assorted list of winners below.

Best rap album

“2014 Forest Hills Drive”: J. Cole
“Compton”: Dr. Dre
“If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late”: Drake
“To Pimp A Butterfly”: Kendrick Lamar *
“The Pinkprint”: Nicki Minaj

Song of the year

“Alright”: Kendrick Duckworth, Mark Anthony Spears and Pharrell Williams, songwriters (Kendrick Lamar)
“Blank Space”: Max Martin, Shellback and Taylor Swift, songwriters (Taylor Swift)
“Girl Crush”: Hillary Lindsey, Lori McKenna and Liz Rose, songwriters (Little Big Town)
“See You Again”: Andrew Cedar, Justin Franks, Charles Puth and Cameron Thomaz, songwriters (Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth)
“Thinking Out Loud”: Ed Sheeran & Amy Wadge, songwriters (Ed Sheeran) *

Best new artist

Courtney Barnett
James Bay
Sam Hunt
Tori Kelly
Meghan Trainor *

Album of the year

“Sound & Color” by Alabama Shakes
“To Pimp a Butterfly” by Kendrick Lamar
“Traveller” by Chris Stapleton
“1989” by Taylor Swift*
“Beauty Behind the Madness” by The Weeknd

Record of the year

“Really Love” by D’Angelo and the Vanguard
“Uptown Funk” by Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars*
“Thinking Out Loud” by Ed Sheeran
“Blank Space” by Taylor Swift
“Can’t Feel My Face” by The Weeknd

Best alternative music album

“Sound & Color”: Alabama Shakes *
“Vulnicura”: Björk
“The Waterfall”: My Morning Jacket
“Currents”: Tame Impala
“Star Wars”: Wilco

Best rock performance

“Don’t Wanna Fight” : Alabama Shakes *
“What Kind of Man”: Florence + The Machine
“Something From Nothing”: Foo Fighters
“Ex’s & Oh’s”: Elle King
“Moaning Lisa Smile”: Wolf Alice

Best metal performance

“Cirice”: Ghost*
“Identity”: August Burns Red
“512”: Lamb of God
“Thank You”: Sevendust
“Custer”: Slipknot

Best rock album

“Drones”: Muse*
“Chaos and the Calm”: James Bay
“Kintsugi”: Death Cab for Cutie
“.5: The Gray Chapter”: Slipknot
“Mister Asylum”: Highly Suspect
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