Winners at the 56th Grammy Awards

Album of the year

  • The Blessed Unrest, Sara Bareilles
  • WINNER: Random Access Memories, Daft Punk
  • good kid, m.A.A.d city, Kendrick Lamar
  • The Heist, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
  • Red, Taylor Swift

Song of the year (goes to writer)

  • Just Give Me A Reason (performed by Pink featuring Nate Ruess)
  • Locked Out of Heaven (Bruno Mars)
  • Roar (Katy Perry)
  • WINNER: Royals (Lorde)
  • Same Love (Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Mary Lambert)

New artist

  • James Blake
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • WINNER: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
  • Kacey Musgraves
  • Ed Sheeran

Pop solo performance

  • Brave, Sara Bareilles
  • WINNER: Royals, Lorde
  • When I Was Your Man, Bruno Mars
  • Roar, Katy Perry
  • Mirrors, Justin Timberlake

Pop duo/group performance

  • WINNER: Get Lucky, Daft Punk and Pharrell Williams
  • Just Give Me A Reason, Pink featuring Nate Ruess
  • Stay, Rihanna featuring Mikky Ekko
  • Blurred Lines, Robin Thicke featuring T.I. and Pharrell
  • Suit & Tie, Justin Timberlake and Jay Z

Pop vocal album

  • Paradise, Lana Del Rey
  • Pure Heroine, Lorde
  • WINNER: Unorthodox Jukebox, Bruno Mars
  • Blurred Lines, Robin Thicke
  • The 20/20 Experience - The Complete Experience, Justin Timberlake

Dance recording

  • Need U (100%), Duke Dumont featuring A*M*E & MNEK
  • Sweet Nothing, Calvin Harris featuring Florence Welch
  • Atmosphere, Kaskade
  • This Is What It Feels Like, Armin Van Buuren featuring Trevor Guthrie
  • WINNER: Clarity, Zedd featuring Foxes

Dance/electronica album

  • WINNER: Random Access Memories, Daft Punk
  • Settle, Disclosure
  • 18 Months, Calvin Harris
  • Atmosphere, Kaskade
  • A Color Map of the Sun, Pretty Lights

Traditional pop vocal album

  • Viva Duets, Tony Bennett and various artists
  • WINNER: To Be Loved, Michael BublĂ©
  • The Standards, Gloria Estefan
  • Cee Lo's Magic Moment, Cee Lo Green
  • Now, Dionne Warwick

Rock performance

  • Always Alright, Alabama Shakes
  • The Stars (Are Out Tonight), David Bowie
  • WINNER: Radioactive, Imagine Dragons
  • Kashmir, Led Zeppelin
  • My God Is the Sun, Queens of the Stone Age
  • I'm Shakin', Jack White

Metal performance

  • T.N.T., Anthrax
  • WINNER: God Is Dead?, Black Sabbath
  • The Enemy Inside, Dream Theater
  • In Due Time, Killswitch Engage
  • Room 24, Volbeat featuring King Diamond

Rock song (goes to writer)

  • Ain't Messin 'Round (performed by Gary Clark Jr.)
  • WINNER: Cut Me Some Slack (Dave Grohl, Paul McCartney, Krist Novoselicand Pat Smear)
  • Doom and Gloom (Mick Jagger and Keith Richards)
  • God Is Dead? (Geezer Butler, Tony Iommi and Ozzy Osbourne)
  • Panic Station (Matthew Bellamy)

Rock album

  • 13, Black Sabbath
  • The Next Day, David Bowie
  • Mechanical Bull, Kings of Leon
  • WINNER: Celebration Day, Led Zeppelin
  • ... Like Clockwork, Queens of the Stone Age
  • Psychedelic Pill, Neil Young with Crazy Horse

Alternative music album

  • The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You,
  • Neko Case
  • Trouble Will Find Me, The National
  • Hesitation Marks, Nine Inch Nails
  • Lonerism, Tame Impala
  • WINNER: Modern Vampires of the City, Vampire Weekend

R&B performance

  • Love and War, Tamar Braxton
  • Best of Me, Anthony Hamilton
  • Nakamarra, Hiatus Kaiyote featuring Q-Tip
  • How Many Drinks?, Miguel featuring Kendrick Lamar
  • WINNER: Something, Snarky Puppy with Lalah Hathaway

Traditional R&B performance

  • WINNER: Please Come Home, Gary Clark Jr.
  • Get It Right, Fantasia
  • Quiet Fire, Maysa
  • Hey Laura, Gregory Porter
  • Yesterday, Ryan Shaw

R&B song (goes to writer)

  • Best of Me (performed by Anthony Hamilton)
  • Love and War (Tamar Braxton)
  • Only One (PJ Morton featuring Stevie Wonder)
  • WINNER: Pusher Love Girl (Justin Timberlake)
  • Without Me (Fantasia featuring Kelly Rowland and Missy Elliot)

Urban contemporary album

  • Love and War, Tamar Braxton
  • Side Effects of You, Fantasia
  • One: In the Chamber, Salaam Remi
  • WINNER: Unapologetic, Rihanna
  • New York: A Love Story, Mack Wilds

R&B album

  • R&B Divas, Faith Evans
  • WINNER: Girl On Fire, Alicia Keys
  • Love In the Future, John Legend
  • Better, Chrisette Michele
  • Three Kings, TGT

Rap performance

  • Started From the Bottom, Drake
  • Berzerk, Eminem
  • Tom Ford, Jay Z
  • Swimming Pools (Drank), Kendrick Lamar
  • WINNER: Thrift Shop, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Wanz

Rap/sung collaboration

  • Power Trip, J. Cole featuring Miguel
  • Part II (On the Run), Jay Z featuring BeyoncĂ©
  • WINNER: Holy Grail, Jay Z featuring Justin Timberlake
  • Now or Never, Kendrick Lamar featuring Mary J. Blige
  • Remember You, Wiz Khalifa featuring The Weeknd

Rap song (goes to writer)

  • F------ Problems (performed by ASAP Rocky featuring Drake, 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar)
  • Holy Grail (Jay Z featuring Justin Timberlake)
  • New Slaves (Kanye West)
  • Started From the Bottom (Drake)
  • WINNER: Thrift Shop (Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Wanz)

Rap album

  • Nothing Was the Same, Drake
  • Magna Carta Holy Grail, Jay Z
  • good kid, m.A.A.d City, Kendrick Lamar
  • WINNER: The Heist, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
  • Yeezus, Kanye West

Country solo performance

  • I Drive Your Truck, Lee Brice
  • I Want Crazy, Hunter Hayes
  • Mama's Broken Heart, Miranda Lambert
  • WINNER: Wagon Wheel, Darius Rucker
  • Mine Would Be You, Blake Shelton

Country duo/group performance

  • WINNER: From This Valley, The Civil Wars
  • Don't Rush, Kelly Clarkson featuring Vince Gill
  • Your Side of the Bed, Little Big Town
  • Highway Don't Care, Tim McGraw, Taylor Swift and Keith Urban
  • You Can't Make Old Friends, Kenny Rogers with Dolly Parton

Country song (goes to writer)

  • Begin Again (performed by Taylor Swift)
  • I Drive Your Truck (Lee Brice)
  • Mama's Broken Heart (Miranda Lambert)
  • WINNER: Merry Go 'Round (Kacey Musgraves)
  • Mine Would Be You (Blake Shelton)

Country album

  • Night Train, Jason Aldean
  • Two Lanes of Freedom, Tim McGraw
  • WINNER: Same Trailer Different Park, Kacey Musgraves
  • Based On A True Story, Blake Shelton
  • Red, Taylor Swift

Producer (non-classical)

  • Rob Cavallo
  • Dr. Luke
  • Ariel Rechtshaid
  • Jeff Tweedy
  • WINNER: Pharrell Williams

Comedy album

  • WINNER: Calm Down Gurrl, Kathy Griffin
  • I'm Here to Help, Craig Ferguson
  • A Little Unprofessional, Ron White
  • Live, Tig Notaro
  • That's What I'm Talkin' About, Bob Saget

Musical theater album

  • WINNER: Kinky Boots
  • Matilda: The Musical
  • Motown: The Musical


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