Grammy Award winners

Sam Smith performed with Mary J Blige on the night

The 57th annual Grammy Awards were handed out at LA’s Staples Centre last night and since you couldn’t all be there DYRT have compiled  a list of the top winners of the night:

The full list of 83 categories is available at


General Field

Album Of The Year
Morning Phase – Beck -WINNER
Beyoncé – Beyoncé
x – Ed Sheeran
In the Lonely Hour – Sam Smith
GIRL – Pharrell Williams

Record Of The Year
‘Fancy’ – Iggy Azalea featuring Charli XCX
‘Chandelier’ – Sia
‘Stay with Me’ – Sam Smith -WINNER
‘Shake It Off’ – Taylor Swift
‘All About That Bass’ – Meghan Trainor

Song Of The Year
‘All About That Bass’ – Meghan Trainor
‘Chandelier’ – Sia
‘Shake It Off’ – Taylor Swift
‘Stay with Me’ (Darkchild Version) – Sam Smith -WINNER
‘Take Me to Church’ – Hozier

Best New Artist
Iggy Azalea
Brandy Clark
Sam Smith -WINNER


Pop Field

Best Pop Vocal Album
Ghost Stories – Coldplay
Bangerz – Miley Cyrus
My Everything – Ariana Grande
Prism – Katy Perry
x – Ed Sheeran
In the Lonely Hour – Sam Smith -WINNER


Producer Pharrell performed his winning track, Happy
Pharrell performed ‘Happy’ on the night dressed as a bellhop

Best Pop Solo Performance
‘All of Me’ (Live) – John Legend
‘Chandelier’ – Sia
‘Stay with Me’ – Sam Smith
‘Shake It Off’ – Taylor Swift
‘Happy’ – Pharrell -WINNER

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
‘Fancy’ – Iggy Azalea featuring Charli XCX
‘A Sky Full of Stars’ – Coldplay
‘Say Something’ – A Great Big World with Christina Aguilera -WINNER
‘Bang Bang’ – Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj
‘Dark Horse’ – Katy Perry featuring Juicy J

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
Cheek to Cheek – Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga -WINNER
Nostalgia – Annie Lennox
Night Songs – Barry Manilow
Sending You a Little Christmas – Johnny Mathis
Partners – Barbra Streisand

Dance/Electronica Field

Best Dance Recording
‘Never Say Never’ – Basement Jaxx
‘Rather Be’ – Clean Bandit featuring Jess Glynne -WINNER
‘F for You’ – Disclosure featuring Mary J Blige
‘I Got You’ – Duke Dumont featuring Jax Jones
‘Faded’ – Zhu

Best Dance/Electronic Album
Syro – Aphex Twin -WINNER
While (1 – Deadmau5
Nabuma Rubberband – Little Dragon
Do It Again – Röyksopp & Robyn
Damage Control – Mat Zo


Rock Field

Best Metal Performance
‘Neon Knights’ – Anthrax
‘High Road’ – Mastodon
‘Heartbreaker’ – Motörhead
‘The Negative One’ – Slipknot
‘The Last in Line’ – Tenacious D -WINNER

Best Rock Performance
‘Gimme Something Good’ – Ryan Adams
‘Do I Wanna Know?’ – Arctic Monkeys
‘Blue Moon’ – Beck
‘Fever’ – The Black Keys
‘Lazaretto’ – Jack White -WINNER

Best Rock Album
Ryan Adams – Ryan Adams
Morning Phase – Beck -WINNER
Turn Blue – The Black Keys
Hypnotic Eye – Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers
Songs of Innocence – U2

Best Rock Song
‘Ain’t It Fun’ – Paramore -WINNER
‘Blue Moon’ – Beck
‘Fever’ – The Black Keys
‘Gimme Something Good’ – Ryan Adams
‘Lazaretto’ – Jack White


Country Field

Best Country Album
Riser – Dierks Bentley
The Outsiders – Eric Chruch
12 Stories – Brandy Clark
Platinum – Miranda Lambert -WINNER
The Way I’m Livin’ – Lee Ann Womack


Miranda Lambert performed Little Red Wagon at the 57th annual awards
Miranda Lambert performed Little Red Dragon


Best Country Song
‘American Kids’ – Kenny Chesney
‘Automatic’ – Miranda Lambert
‘Give Me Back My Hometown’ – Eric Church
‘I’m Not Going to Miss You’ – Glen Campbell -WINNER
‘Meanwhile Back At Momma’s’ – Tim McGraw

Best Country Solo Performance
‘Give Me Back My Hometown’ – Eric Church
‘Invisible’ – Hunter Hayes
‘Automatic’ – Miranda Lambert
‘Something in the Water’ – Carrie Underwood -WINNER
‘Cop Car’ – Keith Urban

Best Country Duo/Group Performance
‘Gentle on My Mind’ – The Band Perry -WINNER
‘Meanwhile Back at Mama’s’ – Tim McGraw ft. Faith Hill
‘Raise ‘Em Up’ – Keith Urban ft. Eric Church
‘Day Drinking’ – Little Big Town
‘Something Bad’ – Miranda Lambert & Carrie Underwood


Rap Field

Best Rap Performance
‘3005’ – Childish Gambino
‘0 to 100 / The Catch Up’ – Drake
‘Rap God’ – Eminem
‘i’ – Kendrick Lamar -WINNER
‘All I Need Is You’ – Lecrae

Best Rap Album
Because the Internet – Childish Gambino
The New Classic – Iggy Azalea
Nobody’s Smiling – Common
Marshall Mathers LP 2 – Eminem -WINNER
Oxymoron – ScHoolboy Q
Blacc Hollywood – Wiz Khalifa

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
‘Blak Majik’ – Common featuring Jhené Aiko
‘The Monster’ – Eminem featuring Rihanna -WINNER
‘Tuesday’ – I Love Makonnen featuring Drake
‘Studio’ – Schoolboy Q featuring BJ The Chicago Kid
‘Bound 2’ – Kanye West & Charlie Wilson

Best Rap Song
‘Anaconda’- Nicki Minaj
‘Bound 2’ – Kanye West & Charlie Wilson
‘i’ – Kendrick Lamar -WINNER
‘We Dem Boyz’ – Wiz Khalifa
‘0 to 100 / The Catch Up’ – Drake


R&B Field

Best R&B Song
‘Drunk in Love’ – Beyoncé featuring Jay Z -WINNER
‘Good Kisser’ – Usher
‘New Flame’ – Chris Brown featuring Usher & Rick Ross
‘Options (Wolfjames Version)’ – Luke James featuring Rick Ross
‘The Worst’ – Jhené Aiko

Best R&B Album
Islander – Bernhoft
Lift Your Spirit – Aloe Blacc
Love, Marriage & Divorce – Toni Braxton & Babyface -WINNER
Black Radio 2 – Robert Glasper Experiment
Give the People What They Want – Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings

Best Urban Contemporary Album
Sail Out – Jhene Aiko
Beyoncé – Beyoncé
X – Chris Brown
Mali Is … – Mali Music
Girl – Pharrell Williams -WINNER

Best R&B Performance
‘Drunk in Love’ – Beyoncé featuring Jay Z -WINNER
‘New Flame’ – Chris Brown featuring Usher & Rick Ross
‘It’s Your World’ – Jennifer Hudson featuring R Kelly
‘Like This’ – Ledisi
‘Good Kisser’ – Usher

Best Traditional R&B Performance
‘As’ – Marsha Ambrosius & Anthony Hamilton
‘I.R.S.’ – Angie Fisher
‘Jesus Children’ – Robert Glasper Experiment featuring Lalah Hathaway & Malcolm Jamal Warner -WINNER
‘Nobody’ – Kem
‘Hold Up Wait a Minute (Woo Woo)’ – Antonique Smith


Alternative Field

Best Alternative Music Album
This Is All Yours – alt-J
Reflektor – Arcade Fire
Melophobia – Cage The Elephant
St Vincent – St Vincent -WINNER
Lazaretto – Jack White

Other Selected Categories

Best Reggae Album
Fly Rasta – Ziggy Marley -WINNER
Back on the Controls – Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry
Full Frequency – Sean Paul
Out of Many, One Music – Shaggy
The Reggae Power – Sly & Robbie & Spicy Chocolate
Amid the Noise and the Haste – Soja

Best Americana Album
The River & The Thread – Roseanne Cash -WINNER
Terms of My Surrender – John Hiatt
BluesAmericana – Keb’ Mo’
A Dotted Line – Nickel Creek
Metamodern Sounds in Country Music – Sturgill Simpson

Best Spoken Word Album
Actors Anonymous – James Franco
A Call to Action – Jimmy Carter
Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America – John Waters
Diary of a Mad Diva – Joan Rivers -WINNER
A Fighting Chance – Elizabeth Warren
We Will Survive: True Stories of Encouragement, Inspiration and the Power of Song – Gloria Gaynor

Best Contemporary Instrumental Album
Wild Heart – Mindi Abair
Slam Dunk – Gerald Albright
Nathan East – Nathan East
Jazz Funk Soul – Jeff Lorber, Chuck Loeb, Everette Harp
Bass & Mandolin – Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer -WINNER


Music For Visual Media Field

Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media
American Hustle
Frozen -WINNER
Get On Up
Guardians of the Galaxy
The Wolf of Wall Street

Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media
Gone Girl
The Grand Budapest Hotel -WINNER
Saving Mr Banks

Best Song Written For Visual Media

‘Everything Is Awesome!!!’ – Tegan and Sara featuring The Lonely Island (The Lego Movie)
‘I See Fire’ – Ed Sheeran, (The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug)
‘I’m Not Gonna Miss You’ – Glen Campbell (Glen Campbell, I’ll Be Me)
‘Let It Go’ – Idina Menzel (Frozen) -WINNER
‘The Moon Song’ – Scarlett Johansson & Joaquin Phoenix (Her)

Music Video Field

Best Music Video
‘We Exist’ – Arcade Fire
‘Turn Down for What’ – DJ Snake & Lil’ Jon
‘Chandelier’ – Sia
‘Happy’ – Pharrell Williams -WINNER
‘The Golden Age’ – Woodkid featuring Max Richter