Grammy Awards 2016


Edizione numero 58. Ecco i vincitori delle principali categorie. Atteso il tributo di Lady Gaga a David Bowie (assieme a Neil Rodgers e a Raphael Saadiq al basso) che si è consumato lungo 9 brani in 6 minuti: “Space Oddity”, “Changes”, “Ziggy Stardust”, “Suffragette City”, “Rebel, Rebel”, “Fashion”, “Fame”, “Let’s Dance” e “Heroes”. Altro tributo quello degli Hollywood Vampires (Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp, Joe Perry + Matt Sorum e Duff McKagan) al compianto Lemmy sulle note di “As Bad As I Am” e “Ace of Spades”. Da ricordare anche quello a Glenn Frey degli Eagles assieme a Jackson Browne. Guarda video della serata.

Record of the Year:
Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk” (winner)

Album of the Year:
Taylor Swift, 1989 (winner)

Song of the Year:
Ed Sheeran, “Thinking Out Loud” (winner)

Best New Artist:
Meghan Trainor (winner)

Best Pop Solo Performance:
Ed Sheeran, “Thinking Out Loud” (winner)

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance:
Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk” (winner)

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album:
Tony Bennett & Bill Charlap, The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern (winner)

Best Pop Vocal Album:
Taylor Swift, 1989 (winner)

Best Dance Recording:
Jack Ü feat. Justin Bieber, “Where Are Ü Now” (winner)

Best Dance/Electronic Album:
Jack Ü, Skrillex and Diplo Present Jack Ü (winner)

Best Contemporary Instrumental Album:
Snarky Puppy & Metropole Orkest, Sylva (winner)

Best Rock Performance:
Alabama Shakes, “Don’t Wanna Fight” (winner)

Best Metal Performance:
Ghost, “Cirice” (winner)

Best Rock Song:
Alabama Shakes, “Don’t Wanna Fight” (winner)

Best Rock Album:
Muse, Drones (winner)

Best Alternative Music Album:
Alabama Shakes, Sound & Color (winner)

Best R&B Performance:
The Weeknd, “Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)” (winner)

Best Traditional R&B Performance:
Lalah Hathaway, “Little Ghetto Boy” (winner)

Best R&B Song:
D’Angelo and the Vanguard, “Really Love” (winner)

Best Urban Contemporary Album:
The Weeknd, Beauty Behind The Madness (winner)

Best R&B Album:
D’Angelo and the Vanguard, Black Messiah (winner)

Best Rap Performance:
Kendrick Lamar, “Alright” (winner)

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration:
Kendrick Lamar feat. Bilal, Anna Wise, and Thudercat, “These Walls” (winner)

Best Rap Song:
Kendrick Lamar, “Alright” (winner)

Best Rap Album:
Kendrick Lamar, To Pimp a Butterfly (winner)

Best Country Solo Performance:
Chris Stapleton, “Traveller” (winner)

Best Country Duo/Group Performance:
Little Big Town, “Girl Crush” (winner)

Best Country Song:
Little Big Town, “Girl Crush” (winner)

Best New Age Album:
Paul Avgerinos, Grace (winner)

Best Improvised Jazz Solo:
Christian McBride, “Cherokee” (winner)

Best Jazz Vocal Album:
Cécile McLorin Salvant, For One to Love (winner)

Best Jazz Instrumental Album
John Scofield, Past Present (winner)

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album:
Maria Schneider Orchestra, The Thompson Fields (winner)

Best Latin Jazz Album:
Eliane Elias, Made in Brazil (winner)

Best Gospel Performance/Song:
Kirk Franklin; “Wanna Be Happy?” (winner)

Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song:
Francesca Battistelli, “Holy Spirit” (winner)

Best American Roots Performance:
Mavis Staples, “See That My Grave Is Kept Clean” (winner)

Best American Roots Song:
Jason Isbell, “24 Frames” (winner)

Best Americana Album:
Jason Isbell, Something More Than Free (winner)

Best Blues Album:
Buddy Guy, Born to Play Guitar (winner)

Best Folk Album:
Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn, Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn (winner)

Best World Music Album:
Angelique Kidjo, Sings (winner)

Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media:
Antonio Sanchez, Birdman (winner)

Best Song Written for Visual Media:
Common & John Legend, “Glory” (winner)

Best Arrangement, Instruments, and Vocals:
Maria Schneider, arranger (David Bowie), “Sue (Or in a Season of Crime)” (winner)

Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package:
Susan Archie, Dean Blackwood and Jack White, art directors (Various Artists), The Rise and Fall of Paramount Records, Volume Two (1928-32) (winner)

Best Album Notes:
Joni Mitchell, Love Has Many Faces: A Quartet, A Ballet, Waiting to Be Danced (winner)

Best Historical Album:
Steve Berkowitz, Jan Haust, and Jeff Rosen, compilation producers; Peter J. Moore and Mark Wilder, mastering engineers (Bob Dylan and the Band), The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11 (winner)

Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical:
Dave Audé, remixer (Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars), “Uptown Funk (Dave Audé Remix)” (winner)

Best Music Video:
Taylor Swift feat. Kendrick Lamar, “Bad Blood” (winner)