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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

General

Record of the Year Uptown Funk (Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars)
Album of the Year 1989 (Taylor Swift)
Song of the Year Thinking Out Loud (Ed Sheeran & Amy Wadge)
Best New Artist                Meghan Trainor

POP

Best Solo Performance Thinking Out Loud (Ed Sheeran)
Best Duo/Group Performance Uptown Funk (Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars)
Best Traditional Vocal Album The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern
Best Vocal Album 1989

Dance/Electronic

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

Rock

Best Rock Performance Don’t Wanna Fight (Alabama Shakes)
Best Metal Performance Cirice
Best Rock Song Don’t Wanna Fight
Best Rock Album              Drones

R&B

Best R&B Performance Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey) – The Weeknd
Best Traditional R&B Performance Little Ghetto Boy (Lalah Hathaway)
Best R&B Song Really Love
Best R&B Album              Black Messiah
Best Urban Contemporary Album            Beauty Behind the Madness

Rap

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

Others

Best World Music Album             Sings
Best Children’s Album  Home
Best Comedy Album      Live at Madison Square Garden
Best Musical Theater Album Hamilton
Best Music Video Bad Blood
Best Music Film                Amy
Best Contemporary Instrumental Album Sylva