Grammys 2016 – Winners List

2016 grammys.pngThe 2016 Grammys are off to a great start, and Planet Stereo’s here to let you know who wins what. Check out the list of winners announced below:

Album Of The Year

  • Alabama Shakes – Sound & Colour
  • Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp A Butterfly
  • Chris Stapleton – Traveller
  • Taylor Swift – 1989
  • The Weeknd – Beauty Behind The Madness

Record Of The Year

  • D’Angelo & The Vanguard “Really Love”
  • Mark Ronson Feat. Bruno Mars – “Uptown Funk”
  • Ed Sheeran – “Thinking Out Loud”
  • Taylor Swift – “Blank Space”
  • The Weeknd – “Can’t Feel My Face”

Song Of The Year

  • Kendrick Lamar – “Alright”
  • Taylor Swift – “Blank Space”
  • Little Big Town – “Girl Crush”
  • Wiz Khalifa Feat. Charlie Puth – “See You Again”
  • Ed Sheeran and Amy Wadge – “Thinking Out Loud”

Best Music Video

  • A$AP Rocky – “L$D” (Dir. Dexter Navy)
  • The Dead Weather – “I Feel Love (Every Million Miles)” (Dir. Cooper Roberts & Ian Schwartz)
  • Kendrick Lamar – “Alright” (Dir. The Little Homies & Colin Tilley)
  • Taylor Swift & Kendrick Lamar – “Bad Blood” (Dir. Joseph Kahn)
  • Pharrell Williams – “Freedom” (Dir. Paul Hunter)

Best New Artist

  • Courtney Barnett
  • James Bay
  • Sam Hunt
  • Tori Kelly
  • Meghan Trainor


Best Pop Vocal Album: Taylor Swift – 1989

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album: Tony Bennett & Bill Charlap – The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern

Best Rock Album: Muse – Drones

Best Alternative Music Album: Alabama Shakes – Sound & Color

Best R&B Album : D’Angelo & The Vanguard – Black Messiah

Best Rap Album: Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp a Butterfly

Best Country Album: Chris Stapleton – Traveller

Best Dance/Electronica Album: Skrillex And Diplo – Skrillex And Diplo Present Jack Ü

Best Musical Theater Album: Hamilton

Best Historical Album: The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11

Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical: Shawn Everett, Bob Ludwig – Alabama Shakes’ Sound & Color

Best Surround Sound Album: James Gutherie, Joel Plante – Roger Waters’ Amused To Death

Best Contemporary Instrumental Album: Snarky Puppy and Metropole Orkest – Sylva

Best New Age Album: Paul Avgerinos – Grace

Best Jazz Vocal Album: Cecile McLorin Salvent – For One To Love

Best Jazz Instrumental Album: John Scofield – Past Present

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album: Maria Schneider Orchestra – The Thompson Fields

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 CK – Live At Madison Square Garden

Best Latin Pop Album: Ricky Martin – A Quien Quiera Escuchar (Deluxe Edition)

Best Regional Mexican Music Album: Los Tigres Del Norte – Realidades (Deluxe Edition)

Best Tropical Latin Album: Ruben Blades with Roberto Delgado & OrchestraSon De Panamá

Best Americana Album: Jason Isbell – Something More Than Free

Best Bluegrass Album: The SteelDrivers – The Muscle Shoals Recordings 

Best Blues Album: Buddy Guy – Born To Play Guitar
Best Regional Roots Music Album: Jon Cleary – Go Go Juice

Best Classical Solo Vocal Album: Joyce DiDonato, Antonio Pappano, Joyce & Tony – Live From Wigmore Hall

Best Contemporary Classical Composition: Stephen Paulus, “Paulus: Prayers & Remembrances”

Best Classical Solo Vocal Album: Joyce DiDonato, Antonio Pappano, Joyce & Tony – Live From Wigmore Hall 


Best Rock Song: Alabama Shakes – “Don’t Wanna Fight”

Best Dance Recording: Justin Bieber & Jack U – “Where Are U Now”

Best Rap Song: Kendrick Lamar – “Alright”

Best R&B Song: D’Angelo and The Vanguard – “Really Love”

Best Country Song: Little Big Town – “Girl Crush”

Best American Roots Song: Jason Isbell – “24 Frames”


Best Metal Performance: Ghost – “Cirice”

Best Rock Performance: Alabama Shakes – “Don’t Wanna Fight”

Best Pop Solo Performance: Ed Sheeran – “Thinking Out Loud”

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance: Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars – “Uptown Funk”

Best R&B Performance: The Weeknd – “Earned It”

Best Traditional R&B Performance: Lalah Hathaway – “Little Ghetto Boy”

Best Rap Performance: Kenrick Lamar – “Alright”

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration: Kendrick Lamar ft. Bilal, Anna Wise, and Thundercat – “These Walls”

Best Country Solo Performance: Chris Stapleton – Traveller

Best Country Duo/Group Performance: Little Big Town – “Girl Crush”

Best American Roots Performance: Mavis Staples – “See That My Grave Is Kept Clean”

Best Choral Performance: Charles Bruffy, Phoenix Chorale, Kansas City Chorale – “Rachmaninoff: All Night Vigil”

Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance: Eight Blackbird – “Filament”

Best Rock Performance: Alabama Shakes – “Don’t Wanna Fight”


Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical: Jeff Bhasker


Best Music Film: Amy

Best Song Written For Visual Media: Common & John Legend – “Glory”

Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media: Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me

Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media: Antonio Sanchez – Birdman


Best Boxed Or Special Limited Edition Package: Various Artists – The Rise & Fall Of Paramount Records, Volume Two (1928-32)

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