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GRAMMYs 2015: See The Full Winners List + Performances


GRAMMYs 2015: See The Full Winners List + Performances

The music industry’s biggest stars were all at Sunday’s 57th annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Beck claimed the album of the year honor for Morning Phase. Meanwhile, Sam Smith took home multiple wins, including for song of the year, best new artist and pop vocal album.

Smith and Beyonce were tied for the most nominations with six, but Smith has more in the major categories. Still, Beyonce’s six nods have officially made her the most Grammy-nominated woman in history, passing Dolly Parton. Iggy Azalea has four nominations.

Watch Sam Smith Sing ‘Stay With Me’ with Mary J. Blige below.

Usher previewed CBS’ upcoming nationally-televised Stevie Wonder special by performing a Songs in the Key of Life classic.

For the Grammy crowd, Usher covered “If It’s Magic” from Stevie’s 1976 opus. His rendition stayed true to the original, with his own vocals and some elegant, minimal harp-playing providing the only backing. Watch until the end to see Wonder himself pop out to greet Usher.

Rihanna, Kanye West and Paul McCartney took the stage at the 2015 Grammys on Sunday, Feb. 8 to deliver a live debut of “FourFiveSeconds.”

Similar to the official music video for Rihanna’s lead single from her upcoming album, each of the three artists — in matching black suits — had their own moment in the spotlight: Rihanna flexing her vocals, ‘Ye sing-screaming and McCartney strumming along.

Pharrell Williams put on one of the night’s most memorable performances.

After winning three Grammys early Sunday night, Feb. 8 — for best urban contemporary album, best music video and best pop performance — the artist took the stage to perform his Grammy-winning song, “Happy.”

Williams — in a bellhop-inspired outfit and yellow sparkling shoes — pulled out all the stunts for his “Happy” performance. He was joined by pianist Lang Lang and film composer, music producer and guitarist Hans Zimmer. As Zimmer and Pharrell danced across the stage, a choir danced through out the aisles.

Watch the performance below.

President Obama made a surprise appearance at the 2015 Grammys.

The leader of the free world appeared in a taped PSA, introducing It’s On Us, an organization dedicated to “ending domestic violence against women.”

He ended his speech by asking all the artists to encourage their fans to sign up at It’s

Fresh off her Super Bowl halftime show, Katy Perry slowed things down at the 2015 Grammys.

Perry took the stage to sing “By the Grace of God.” As her introduction, a domestic violence survivor gave an impassioned speech about love and being human.

At the end, Katy’s performance brought the house to their feet. Watch it below.

Below are the Grammy awards winners in select categories.

Album of the Year

Beck, Morning Phase (WINNER)
Beyonce, Beyonce
Ed Sheeran, x
Sam Smith, In The Lonely Hour
Pharrell Williams, Girl

Song of the Year

Meghan Trainor, “All About That Bass”
Sia, “Chandelier”
Taylor Swift, “Shake It Off”
Sam Smith, “Stay With Me” (WINNER) 
Hozier, “Take Me to Church”

Record of the Year

Iggy Azalea featuring Charli XCX, “Fancy”
Sia, “Chandelier”
Sam Smith, “Stay With Me (WINNER)
Taylor Swift, “Shake It Off”
Meghan Trainor, “All About That Bass”

Best New Artist

Sam Smith (WINNER)
Iggy Azalea
Brandy Clark

Best Rock Album
Beck, Morning Phase (WINNER)

Ryan Adams, Ryan Adams
The Black Keys, Turn Blue
Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Hypnotic Eye
U2, Songs of Innocence

Best R&B Performance
Beyoncé featuring Jay Z, “Drunk In Love” (WINNER)
Chris Brown featuring Usher & Rick Ross, “New Flame”
Jennifer Hudson Featuring R. Kelly, “It’s Your World”
Ledisi, “Like This”
Usher, “Good Kisser”

Best Music Video
Pharrell Williams, “Happy” (WINNER)
Arcade Fire, “We Exist”
DJ Snake and Lil Jon, “Turn Down for What”
Sia, “Chandelier”
Woodkid feat. Max Richter, “The Golden Age”

Best Pop Vocal Album
Sam Smith, In the Lonely Hour (WINNER)

Coldplay, Ghost Stories
Miley Cyrus, Bangerz
Ariana Grande, My Everything
Katy Perry, Prism
Ed Sheeran, X

Best Pop Solo Performance
Pharrell Williams, “Happy” (WINNER)

John Legend, “All of Me (Live)”
Sia, “Chandelier”
Sam Smith, “Stay With Me”
Taylor Swift, “Shake It Off”

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
A Great Big World with Christina Aguilera, “Say Something” (WINNER)

Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX, “Fancy”
Coldplay, “A Sky Full of Stars”
Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj, “Bang Bang”
Katy Perry feat. Juicy J, “Dark Horse”

Best Country Album
Miranda Lambert, Platinum (WINNER)

Dierks Bentley, Riser
Eric Church, The Outsiders
Brandy Clark, 12 Stories
Lee Ann Womack, The Way I’m Livin’

Best Country Solo Performance
Carrie Underwood, “Something in the Water” (WINNER)
Eric Church, “Give Me Back My Hometown”
Hunter Hayes, “Invisible”
Miranda Lambert, “Automatic”
Keith Urban, “Cop Car”

Best Country Group/Duo Performance
The Band Perry, “Gentle On My Mind” (WINNER)
Miranda Lambert With Carrie Underwood, “Somethin’ Bad”
Little Big Town, “Day Drinking”
Tim McGraw feat. Faith Hill, “Meanwhile Back At Mama’s”
Keith Urban feat. Eric Church, “Raise ‘Em Up”

Best Urban Contemporary Album
Jhene Aiko, Sail Out
Beyonce, Beyonce
Chris Brown, X
Mali Music, Mali Is…
Pharrell Williams, G I R L (WINNER)

Best Rock Song
Paramore, “Ain’t It Fun” (WINNER)
Beck, “Blue Moon”
The Black Keys, “Fever
Ryan Adams, “Give Me Something Good”
Jack White, “Lazaretto”

Best Reggae Album
Ziggy Marley, Fly Rasta (WINNER)
Lee “Scratch” Perry, Back on the Controls
Sean Paul, Full Frequency
Shaggy, Out of Many, One Music
Sly & Robbie & Spicy Chocolate, The Reggae Power
Soja, Amid the Noise and the Haste

Best Rap Performance
Kendrick Lamar, “i” (WINNER)

Childish Gambino, “3005”
Drake, “0 to 100/The Catch Up”
Eminem, “Rap God”
Lecrae, “All I Need Is You”

Best Rap Album
Eminem, The Marshall Mathers LP 2 (WINNER)
Childish Gambino, Because the Internet
Iggy Azalea, The New Classic
Common, Nobody’s Smiling
Schoolboy Q, Oxymoron
Wiz Khalifa, Black Hollywood

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
Eminem feat. Rihanna, “The Monster” (WINNER)
Common feat. Jhené Aiko, “Blak Majik”
I Love Makonnen feat. Drake, “Tuesday”
Schoolboy Q feat. BJ The Chicago Kid, “Studio”
Kanye West & Charlie Wilson, “Bound 2”

Best Rap Song
Kendrick Lamar, “i” (WINNER)

Nicki Minaj, “Anaconda”
Kanye West & Charlie Wilson, “Bound 2”
Wiz Khalifa, “We Dem Boyz”
Drake, “0 To 100 / The Catch Up”

Best Traditional Pop Album
Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga, Cheek to Cheek (WINNER)
Annie Lennox, Nostalgia
Barry Manilow, Night Songs
Johnny Mathis, Sending You a Little Christmas
Barbra Streisand, Partners

Best Alternative Music Album
St. Vincent, St. Vincent (WINNER)
alt-J, This Is All Yours
Arcade Fire, Reflektor
Cage the Elephant, Melophobia
Jack White, Lazaretto

Best Americana Album
Roseanne Cash, The River & The Thread (WINNER)
John Hiatt, Terms of My Surrender
Keb’ Mo’, Bluesamerica
Nickel Creek, A Dotted Line
Sturgill Simpson, Metamodern Sounds in Country Music

Best Dance Recording
Clean Bandit feat. Jess Glynne, “Rather Be” (WINNER)

Basement Jaxx, “Never Say Never”
Disclosure feat. Mary J. Blige, “F for You”
Duke Dumont feat. Jax Jones, “I Got You”
Zhu, “Faded”

Best Spoken Word Album
Joan Rivers, Diary of a Mad Diva (WINNER)
James Franco, Actors Anonymous
Jimmy Carter, A Call to Action
John Waters, Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America
Elizabeth Warren, A Fighting Chance
Gloria Gaynor, We Will Survive: True Stories of Encouragement, Inspiration and the Power of Song

Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media
Frozen (WINNER)
American Hustle
Get On Up
of the Galaxy
The Wolf of Wall Street

Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media
The Grand Budapest Hotel (WINNER)
Gone Girl
Saving Mr. Banks

Best Song Written for Visual Media
Frozen, “Let It Go (WINNER)
The Lego Movie, “Everything Is Awesome!!!”
The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug, “I See Fire
Her, “The Moon Song
Glen Campbell, I’ll Be Me, “I’m Not Gonna Miss You”

Best Comedy Album
“Weird Al” Yankovic, Mandatory Fun (WINNER)
Jim Gaffigan, Obsessed
Louis C.K., Oh My God
Patton Oswalt, Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time
Sarah Silverman, We Are Miracles

Best Musical Theater Album
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical (WINNER)
A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder
Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Side Story

Asuquo Eton founded, now one of the most visited TV, music, tech and features website, in 2011. He is also a social media analyst, media and entertainment consultant.

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