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57th Annual Grammy Awards

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The 57th Annual Grammy Awards were held on February 8, 2015, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. A total of 83 Grammy Awards were presented.

A Grammy Award is an accolade by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States to recognize outstanding achievement in the music industry.

This year two Indians have won Grammy Awards. They are

  • Ricky Kej won the Best New Age Album Trophy for his collaborated album Winds of Samsara
  • Neela Vaswani won award in Children’s Album category for her album I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up For Education And Changed The World (Malala Yousafzai).

Complete List of Winners

  • Record of the Year: Sam Smith, Stay With Me
  • Song of the Year: “Stay With Me,” Sam Smith
  • Album of the Year: Beck, Morning Phase
  • Best Country Album: Miranda Lambert, Platinum
  • Best R&B Performance: “Drunk in Love,” Beyonce feat. Jay Z
  • Best Rock Album: Beck, Morning Phase
  • Best Pop Vocal Album: Sam Smith, In the Lonely Hour
  • Best Pop Solo Performance: “Happy,” Pharrell Williams
  • Best New Artist: Sam Smith
  • Producer of the Year, Non-Classical: Max Martin for “Bang Bang,” “Break Free,” “Dark Horse,” “Problem,” “Shake It Off,” “Unconditionally”
  • Best Folk Album: Old Crow Medicine Show, Remedy
  • Best Americana Album: Rosanne Cash, The River and the Thread
  • Best American Roots Song: “A Feather’s Not a Bird,” Rosanne Cash & John Leventhal
  • Best American Roots Performance: “A Feather’s Not a Bird,” Rosanne Cash
  • Best R&B Album: Toni Braxton & Babyface, Love Marriage Divorce
  • Best Urban Contemparry Album: Pharrell Williams, Girl
  • Best R&B Song: “Drunk in Love,” Shawn Carter, Rasool Diaz, Noel Fisher, Jerome Harmon, Beyoncé Knowles, Timothy Mosely, Andre Eric Proctor & Brian Soko, songwriters (Beyoncé feat. Jay Z)
  • Best Traditional R&B Performance: “Jesus Children,” Robert Glasper Experiment feat. Malcolm Jamal Warner & Lalah Hathaway
  • Best Rap Album: Eminem, Marshall Mathers LP2
  • Best Rap Song: “I,” K. Duckworth & C. Smith, songwriters (Kendrick Lamar)
  • Best Rap/Sung Collaboration: “The Monster,” Eminem feat. Rihanna
  • Best Rap Performance: “I,” Kendrick Lamar
  • Best Rap/Sung Collaboration: “The Monster,” Eminem feat. Rihanna
  • Best Rap Performance: “I,” Kendrick Lamar
  • Best Comedy Album: Weird Al Yankovich, Mandatory Fun
  • Best Spoken Word Album: Joan Rivers, Diary of a Mad Diva
  • Best Blues Album: Johnny Winter, Step Back
  • Best Alternative Music Album: St. Vincent, St. Vincent
  • Best Rock Song: “Ain’t It Fun,” Hayley Williams and Taylor York
  • Best Metal Performance: “Last in Line,” Tenacious D
  • Best Rock Performance: “Lazaretto,” Jack White
  • Best Contemporary Instrumental Album: Chris Thile and Edgar Meyer, Bass and Mandolin
  • Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album: Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga, Cheek to Cheek
  • Best Pop Duo/Group Performance: “Say Something,” Great Big World & Christina Aguilera
  • Best Bluegrass Album: The Earls of Leicester, The Earls of Leicester
  • Best Country Song: “I’m Not Going to Miss You,” Glen Campbell & Julian Raymond, songwriters (Glen Campbell)
  • Best Country Duo/Group Performance: “Gentle on My Mind,” The Band Perry
  • Best Country Solo Performance: “Something in the Water,” Carrie Underwood
  • Best Music Film: 20 Feet From Stardom, Darlene Love, Merry Clayton, Lisa Fischer & Judith Hill
  • Best Music video: “Happy,” Pharrell Williams
  • Best Song Written for Visual Media: “Let It Go,” Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez, songwriters (Idina Menzel)
  • Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media: Grand Budapest Hotel, Alexandre Desplat, composer
  • Best compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media: Frozen, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez, Tom MacDougall & Chris Montan, compilation producers
  • Best Musical Theater Album: Beautiful: the Carole King Musical, Jessie Mueller, principal soloist; Jason Howland, Steve Sidwell & Billy Jay Stein, producers (Carole King, composer & lyricist)
  • Best Latin Jazz Album: Arturo O’Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, The Offense of the Drum
  • Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album: Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band, Life in the Bubble
  • Best Jazz Instrumental: “Trilogy,” Chick Corea Trio
  • Best Jazz Vocal Album: Dianne Reeves, Beautiful Life
  • Best Improvised Jazz Solo:: “Fingerprints,” Chick Corea
  • Best Dance/Electronic Album: “Syro,” Aphex Twin
  • Best Dance Recording: “Rather Be,” Clean Bandit feat. Jess Glynne
  • Best Tropical Latin Album: Carlos Vives, Mas + Corazon Profundo
  • Best Regional Mexican Music Album: Vicente Fernandez, Mano a Mano
  • Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative: Calle 13, Multiviral
  • Best Latin Pop Album: Ruben Blades, Tangos
  • Best Roots Gospel Album: Mike Farris, Shine For All the People
  • Best Contemporary Christian Music Album: For King and Country, Run Wild. Live Free. Love Strong
  • Best Gospel Album: Erica Campbell, Help
  • Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song: “Messengers,” Lecrae feat. For King and Country
  • Best Gospel Performance/Song: “No Greater Love,” Smokie Norful & Aaron W. Lindsey, songwriters (Smokie Norful)
  • Best Contemporary Classical Composition: John Luther Adams, Adams, John Luther: Become Ocean (Ludovic Morlot & Seattle Symphony)
  • Best Classical Compendium: Partch, Partch: Plectra & Percussion Dances
  • Best Classical Solo Vocal Album Anne Sofie Von Otter, Douce France (Carl Bagge, Margareta Bengston, Mats Bergström, Per Ekdahl, Bengan Janson, Olle Linder & Antoine Tamestit)
  • Best Classical Instrumental Solo: Jason Vieaux, Play
  • Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance: Hilary Hahn & Cory Smythe, In 27 Pieces – The Hilary Hahn Encores
  • Best Choral Performance: Craig Hella Johnson, The Sacred Spirit of Russia(Conspirare)
  • Best Opera Recording: Charpentier: La Descente D’Orphée Aux Enfers
  • Best Orchestral Performance: John Adams (City Noir)
  • Producer of the Year, Classical: Judith Sherman
  • Best Surround Sound Album: Beyonce, Beyonce
  • Best Remixed Recording Non-Classical: “All of Me (Tiesto’s Birthday Treatment Remix,” Tijs Michiel Verwest, remixer (John Legend)
  • Best Engineered Album Non-Classical: Beck, Morning Phase
  • Best Historical Album: Hank Williams, The Garden Spot Programs, 1950
  • Best Album Notes: John Coltrane, Offering: Live at Temple University
  • Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package: Jack White, Susan Archie & Dean Blackwood, The Rise & Fall of Paramount Records, Vol. One (1917-27)
  • Best Recording Package: Pearl Jam, Lighting Bolt
  • Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s) : “New York Tendaberry,” Billy Childs feat. Renee Fleming & Yo-Yo Ma
  • Best Arrangement, Instrumental or a Capella: “Daft Punk,” Pentatonix
  • Best Instrumental Composition: “The Book Thief,” John Williams
  • Best Children’s Album: I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World
  • Best World Music Album: Angelique Kidjo, Eve
  • Best Reggae Album: Ziggy Marley, Fly Rasta
  • Best Regional Music Album: Jo-El Sonnier, The Legacy
  • Best New Age Album: Ricky Kej & Wouter Kellerman, Winds of Samsara