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59th Annual Grammy Award Winners List

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The 59th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony was held on February 12, 2017 at the Staples Centre in Los Angeles.The ceremony recognized the best recordings, compositions, and artists of the eligibility year from October 1, 2015 to September 30, 2016.

  • British singer and songwriter Adele won the highest number of awards by winning in 5 categories. An equal number of awards were won by legendary David Bowie, an English singer and song-writer by winning each of the 5 categories awards he was nominated in.
  • The highest number of nominations was credited to Beyonce for being listed in 9 categories.

Grammy AwardComplete List of the 2017 Grammy Award

Award Category Winner
Album Of The Year Adele for ’25’
Record Of The Year ‘Hello’ by Adele
Song Of The Year Hello by Adele and Greg Kurstin
Best Rap Album ‘Coloring Book’ by Chance The Rapper
Best Urban Contemporary Album ‘Lemonade’ by Beyonce
Best Country Solo Performance Maren Morris for ‘My Church’
Best Rock Song ‘Blackstar’ by David Bowie
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance ‘Stressed Out’ by Twenty One Pilots
Best Pop Vocal Album ’25’ by Adele
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album ‘Summertime: Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin’ by Willie Nelson
Best Pop Solo Performance Adele for ‘Hello’
Best Alternative Music Album ‘Blackstar’ by David Bowie
Best Rock Album ‘Tell Me I’m Pretty’ by Cage the Elephant
Best Rock Performance ‘Blackstar’ by David Bowie
Best Metal Performance- ‘Dystopia’ by Megadeth
Best New Artist Chance The Rapper
Best Rap Performance Chance The Rapper Featuring Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz for ‘No Problem’
Best Rap/Sung Performance Drake for ‘Hotline Bling’
Best Rap Song ‘Hotline Bling’ by Drake
Best R&B Performance Solange for ‘Cranes In The Sky’
Best Traditional R&B Performance Lalah Hathaway for ‘Angel’
Best R&B Song ‘Lake By The Ocean’ by Maxwell
Best R&B Album Lalah Hathaway for ‘Lalah Hathaway Live’
Best Country Album Sturgill Simpson for ‘A Sailor’s Guide to Earth’
Best Country Song ‘Humble And Kind’ by Tim McGraw
Best Country Duo/Group Performance Pentatonix feat. Dolly Parton for ‘Jolene’
Best Jazz Instrumental Album ‘Country For Old Men’ by John Scofield
Best Jazz Vocal Album Gregory Porter for ‘Take Me to the Alley’
Best Contemporary Instrumental Album ‘Culcha Vulcha’ by Snarky Puppy
Best Dance/Electronic album Flume for ‘Skin’
Best Dance Recording The Chainsmokers for ‘Don’t Let Me Down’
Best Music Film ‘The Beatles: Eight Days A Week The Touring Years’ by The Beatles
Best Music Video Beyonce for ‘Formation’
Best Contemporary Christian Music Album ‘Love Remains’ by Hillary Scott & The Family
Best Gospel Album ‘Losing My Religion’ by Kirk Franklin
Best Americana Album ‘This Is Where I Live’ by William Bell
Best Latin Pop Album ‘Un Besito Mas’ by Jesse & Joy
Best Song Written for Visual Media Justin Timberlake for ‘Can’t Stop the Feeling’
Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media John Williams for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’
Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media ‘Miles Ahead’
Best Musical Theater Album ‘The Color Purple’
Best World Music Album ‘Sing Me Home’ by Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble. Indian musician Sandeep Das was also a part of the Ensemble.

About Grammy Award

A Grammy Award or Grammy is awarded by the Recording Academy to recognize outstanding achievement in the mainly English-language music industry.

  • The first Grammy Awards ceremony was held on May 4, 1959, to honor the musical accomplishments by performers for the year 1958.
  • The four main category of award includes, Album of the Year,  Record of the Year,  Song of the Year and Best New Artist.
  • The only two artists to win all four of these awards are Christopher Cross, who won all four in 1980, and Adele, who won the Best New Artist award in 2009 and the other three in 2012 and 2017.