Friday, 11 April 2014

56th Annual Grammy Awards Winners List

Winners List 56th Annual Grammy Awards

The 56th Annual Grammy Awards were presented on January 26, 2014, at the place Staples Center in Los Angeles. (United States of America). The Grammy Awards show was broadcast on CBS at 8 p.m. ET/PT and was hosted for the third time by LL Cool J. The show was moved to January to avoid challenging against the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi,( Russia)  as was the case in 2010. 

56th Annual Grammy Awards Winners List
56th Annual Grammy Awards Winners List

The eligibility stage for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards was October 1, 2012 to September 30, 2013.The nominations were make known on December 6, 2013 during a live televised concert on CBS, The Grammy Nominations Concert Live – Countdown to Music's Biggest Night. Jay-Z received the most nominations with nine. Justin Timberlake, Kendrick Lamar, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Pharrell Williams each received 7 nominations. Daft Punk and Pharrell Williams were nominated twice for both Album of the Year and Record of the Year. Sound engineer Bob Ludwig received the most nominations by a non-performing artist, with five.

Daft Punk won 5 awards including Album of the Year for Random Access Memories and Record of the Year, with Pharrell Williams, for "Get Lucky". Macklemore & Ryan Lewis won 4 trophies, including Best New Artist, and led an industry show of support for gay marriage with a presentation of their song "Same Love" to accompany a mass wedding of gay and heterosexual couples, which was presided over by Queen Latifah. Lorde's "Royals" received awards for Best Pop Solo Performance and Song of the Year. Carole King was honored as MusiCares Person of the Year on January 24, two days prior to the awards Function.

List of 56th Annual Grammy Awards Winners

56th Annual Grammy Awards Winners List
56th Annual Grammy Awards Winners List

Record of the Year
"Get Lucky" - Daft Punk, Pharrell Williams & Nile Rodgers
Album of the Year
Random Access Memories – Daft Punk
Song of the Year
"Royals" Ella Yelich O'Connor, Joel Little, songwriters (Lorde)
Best New Artist
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Best Pop Solo Performance
"Royals" – Lorde
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
"Get Lucky" - Daft Punk, Pharrell Williams & Nile Rodgers
Best Pop Instrumental Album
Steppin' Out – Herb Alpert
Best Pop Vocal Album
Unorthodox Jukebox – Bruno Mars
Best Dance Recording
"Clarity" – Zedd & Foxes
Best Dance/Electronica Album
Random Access Memories – Daft Punk
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
To Be Loved – Michael Bublé
Best Rock Performance
"Radioactive" – Imagine Dragons
Best Metal Performance
"God Is Dead?" – Black Sabbath
Best Rock Song
"Cut Me Some Slack"
Best Rock Album
Celebration Day – Led Zeppelin
Best Alternative Music Album
Modern Vampires of the City – Vampire Weekend
Best R&B Performance
"Something" – Snarky Puppy & Lalah Hathaway
Best Traditional R&B Performance
"Please Come Home" – Gary Clark, Jr.
Best R&B Song
"Pusher Love Girl"
Best Urban Contemporary Album
Unapologetic – Rihanna
Best R&B Album
Girl on Fire – Alicia Keys
Best Rap Performance
"Thrift Shop" – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Wanz
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
"Holy Grail" – Jay-Z & Justin Timberlake
Best Rap Song
Ben Haggerty & Ryan Lewis, songwriters (Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Wanz)
Best Rap Album
The Heist – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Best Country Solo Performance
"Wagon Wheel" – Darius Rucker
Best Country Duo/Group Performance
"From This Valley" – The Civil Wars
Best Country Song
"Merry Go 'Round"
Best Country Album
Same Trailer Different Park – Kacey Musgraves
Best Comedy Album
Calm Down Gurrl – Kathy Griffin
Best Music Film
Live Kisses – Paul McCartney