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58th Grammy Awards 2016

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The 2016 Grammy Awards ceremony was held at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California to recognize the best recordings, compositions and artists of the year.

  • Kendrick Lamar has won 11 awards followed by Taylor Swift (7) and Max Martin (6).
  • The Grammy Awards were instigated in 1959.
  • These are presented by National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS).

58th Grammy awards - 2016Here is the list of key awardees


Record of the YearUptown Funk (Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars)
Album of the Year1989 (Taylor Swift)
Song of the YearThinking Out Loud (Ed Sheeran & Amy Wadge)
Best New Artist                Meghan Trainor


Best Solo Performance Thinking Out Loud (Ed Sheeran)
Best Duo/Group PerformanceUptown Funk (Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars)
Best Traditional Vocal AlbumThe Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern
Best Vocal Album1989


Best Dance Recording    Where Are U Now (Skrillex and Diplo with Justin Bieber)
Best Dance/Electronic Albumkrillex and Diplo Present Jack U (Skrillex and Diplo)


Best Rock PerformanceDon’t Wanna Fight (Alabama Shakes)
Best Metal PerformanceCirice
Best Rock Song Don’t Wanna Fight
Best Rock Album              Drones


Best R&B PerformanceEarned It (Fifty Shades of Grey) – The Weeknd
Best Traditional R&B PerformanceLittle Ghetto Boy (Lalah Hathaway)
Best R&B SongReally Love
Best R&B Album              Black Messiah
Best Urban Contemporary Album            Beauty Behind the Madness


Best Rap Performance   Alright (Kendrick Lamar)
Best Rap/Sung CollaborationThese Walls (Kendrick Lamar featuring Bilal, Anna Wise & Thundercat)
Best Rap Song   Alright
Best Rap Album                To Pimp a Butterfly


Best World Music Album             Sings
Best Children’s Album  Home
Best Comedy Album      Live at Madison Square Garden
Best Musical Theater AlbumHamilton
Best Music VideoBad Blood
Best Music Film                Amy
Best Contemporary Instrumental AlbumSylva