2019 Grammy Awards Full List of Winners

    2019 Grammy Awards Full List of Winners.The 2019 Grammy Awards has just been concluded, leaving our mouths agape as some winners were totally surprising and others very expected.

    The award ended with Cardi B‘s  ‘Invasion of Privacy’ album winning the best rap album, making the artiste the first solo woman to win the category.

    Another first was Childish Gambino‘s ‘This is America’ winning the record of the year. The first time for a rap song to win the category.

    2019 Grammy Awards Full List of Winners

    The full lists of winners at the Alicia Keys hosted Grammy Awards include:

    Record of the Year:

    WINNER: “This Is America” — Childish Gambino

    “I Like It” — Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin
    “The Joke” — Brandi Carlile
    “God’s Plan” — Drake
    “Shallow” — Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper
    “All The Stars” — Kendrick Lamar & SZA
    “Rockstar” — Post Malone feat. 21 Savage
    “The Middle” — Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey

    Album of the Year:

    WINNER: Golden Hour — Kacey Musgraves

    Invasion of Privacy — Cardi B
    By The Way, I Forgive You — Brandi Carlile
    Scorpion — Drake
    H.E.R. – H.E.R.
    Beerbongs & Bentleys — Post Malone
    Dirty Computer — Janelle Monáe
    Black Panther: The Album — Various Artists

    Song of the Year:

    WINNER: “This Is America” —  Donald Glover & Ludwig Goransson, songwriters (Childish Gambino)

    “All The Stars” — Kendrick Duckworth, Solána Rowe, Al Shuckburgh, Mark Spears & Anthony Tiffith, songwriters (Kendrick Lamar & SZA)
    “Boo’d Up” — Larrance Dopson, Joelle James, Ella Mai & Dijon McFarlane, songwriters (Ella Mai)
    “God’s Plan” —  Aubrey Graham, Daveon Jackson, Brock Korsan, Ron LaTour, Matthew Samuels & Noah Shebib, songwriters (Drake)
    “In My Blood” —  Teddy Geiger, Scott Harris, Shawn Mendes & Geoffrey Warburton, songwriters (Shawn Mendes)
    “The Joke” — Brandi Carlile, Dave Cobb, Phil Hanseroth & Tim Hanseroth, songwriters (Brandi Carlile)
    “The Middle” — Sarah Aarons, Jordan K. Johnson, Stefan Johnson, Marcus Lomax, Kyle Trewartha, Michael Trewartha & Anton Zaslavski, songwriters (Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey)
    “Shallow” — Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando & Andrew Wyatt, songwriters (Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper)


    WINNER: Dua Lipa

    Chloe x Halle
    Luke Combs
    Greta Van Fleet
    Margo Price
    Bebe Rexha
    Jorja Smith


    Best Pop Solo Performance:

    WINNER: “Joanne (Where Do You Think You’re Goin’?)” — Lady Gaga

    “Colors” — Beck
    “Havana (Live)” — Camila Cabello
    “God Is A Woman” — Ariana Grande
    “Better Now” — Post Malone

    Best Pop Duo/Group Performance:

    WINNER: “Shallow” — Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper

    “Fall in Line” — Christina Aguilera feat. Demi Lovato
    “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart” — Backstreet Boys
    “’S Wonderful” — Tony Bennett & Diana Krall
    “Girls Like You” — Maroon 5 feat. Cardi B
    “Say Something” — Justin Timberlake feat. Chris Stapleton
    “The Middle” — Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey

    Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album:

    WINNER: My Way — Willie Nelson

    Love is Here to Stay — Tony Bennett & Diana Krall
    Nat “King” Cole & Me — Gregory Porter
    Standards (Deluxe) — Seal
    The Music…The Mem’ries…The Magic! — Barbra Streisand

    Best Pop Vocal Album:

    WINNER: Sweetener — Ariana Grande

    Camila — Camila Cabello
    Meaning of Life — Kelly Clarkson
    Shawn Mendes — Shawn Mendes
    Beautiful Trauma — P!nk
    Reputation — Taylor Swift


    Best Dance Recording:

    WINNER: “Electricity” — Silk City & Dua Lipa feat. Diplo & Mark Ronson

    “Northern Soul” — Above & Beyond feat. Richard Bedford
    “Ultimatum” — Disclosure feat. Fatoumata Diawara
    “Losing It” — Fisher
    “Ghost Voices” — Virtual Self

    Best Dance/Electronic Album:

    WINNER: Woman Worldwide — Justice

    Singularity — Jon Hopkins
    Treehouse — Sofi Tukker
    Oil of Every Pearl’s Un-Insides — SOPHIE
    Lune Rouge — TOKiMONSTA


    Best Contemporary Instrumental Album:

    WINNER: Steve Gadd Band — Steve Gadd Band

    The Emancipation Procrastination —  Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah
    Modern Lore — Julian Lage
    Laid Black — Marcus Miller
    Protocol 4 — Simon Phillips


    Best Rock Performance:

    WINNER: “When Good Does Bad” — Chris Cornell

    “Four Out Of Five” — Arctic Monkeys
    “Made An America” — THE FEVER 333
    “Highway Tune” — Greta Van Fleet
    “Uncomfortable — Halestorm

    Best Metal Performance:

    WINNER: “Electric Messiah” — High on Fire

    “Condemned to the Gallows” — Between The Buried And Me
    “Honeycomb” — Deafheaven
    “Betrayer” — Trivium
    “On My Teeth” — Underoath

    Best Rock Song:

    WINNER: “Masseduction” — Jack Antonoff & Annie Clark, songwriters (St. Vincent)

    “Black Smoke Rising” — Jacob Thomas Kiszka, Joshua Michael Kiszka, Samuel Francis Kiszka & Daniel Robert Wagner, songwriters (Greta Van Fleet)
    “Jumpsuit” — Tyler Joseph, songwriter (Twenty One Pilots)
    “MANTRA” — Jordan Fish, Matthew Kean, Lee Malia, Matthew Nicholls & Oliver Sykes, songwriters (Bring Me The Horizon)
    “Rats” — Tom Dalgety & A Ghoul Writer, songwriters (Ghost)

    Best Rock Album:

    WINNER: From the Fires — Greta Van Fleet

    Rainier Fog — Alice in Chains
    M A N I A — Fall Out Boy
    Prequelle — Ghost
    Pacific Daydream — Weezer


    Best Alternative Music Album:

    WINNER: Colors — Beck

    Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino — Arctic Monkeys
    Utopia — Björk
    American Utopia — David Byrne
    Masseduction — St. Vincent


    Best R&B Performance:

    WINNER: “Best Part” — H.E.R. feat. Daniel Caesar

    “Long As I Live” — Toni Braxton
    “Summer” — The Carters
    “Y O Y” – Lalah Hathaway
    “First Began” — PJ Morton

    Best Traditional R&B Performance:

    WINNER (TIE): “Bet Ain’t Worth the Hand” — Leon Bridges

    WINNER (TIE): “How Deep Is Your Love” — PJ Morton feat. Yebba
    “Don’t Fall Apart on Me Tonight” — Bettye LaVette
    “Honest” — MAJOR.
    “Made for Love” — Charlie Wilson feat. Lalah Hathaway

    Best R&B Song:

    WINNER: “Boo’d Up” — Larrance Dopson, Joelle James, Ella Mai & Dijon McFarlane, songwriters (Ella Mai)
    “Come Through and Chill” — Jermaine Cole, Miguel Pimentel & Salaam Remi, songwriters (Miguel feat. J. Cole & Salaam Remi)
    “Feels Like Summer” — Donald Glover & Ludwig Goransson, songwriters (Childish Gambino)
    “Focus” — Darhyl Camper Jr, H.E.R. & Justin Love, songwriters (H.E.R.)
    “Long As I Live” — Paul Boutin, Toni Braxton & Antonio Dixon, songwriters (Toni Braxton)

    Best Urban Contemporary Album:

    WINNER: Everything Is Love — The Carters
    The Kids Are Alright — Chloe x Halle
    Chris Dave And The Drumhedz — Chris Dave And The Drumhedz
    War & Leisure — Miguel
    Ventriloquism — Meshell Ndegeocello

    Best R&B Album:

    Love & Cigarettes — Toni Braxton
    Good Thing — Leon Bridges
    Honestly — Lalah Hathaway
    WINNER: H.E.R. — H.E.R.
    Gumbo Unplugged (Live) — PJ Morton


    Best Rap Performance:

    “Be Careful” — Cardi B
    “Nice for What” — Drake
    WINNER (TIE): “King’s Dead” — Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Future & James Blake
    WINNER (TIE): “Bubblin” — Anderson .Paak
    “Sicko Mode” — Travis Scott, Drake, Big Hawk & Swae Lee

    Best Rap/Sung Performance:

    “Like I Do” — Christina Aguilera feat. GoldLink
    “Pretty Little Fears” — 6lack feat. J. Cole
    WINNER: “This Is America” — Childish Gambino
    “All The Stars” — Kendrick Lamar & SZA
    “Rockstar” — Post Malone feat. 21 Savage

    Best Rap Song:

    WINNER: “God’s Plan” — Aubrey Graham, Daveon Jackson, Brock Korsan, Ron LaTour, Matthew Samuels & Noah Shebib, songwriters (Drake)
    “King’s Dead” — Kendrick Duckworth, Samuel Gloade, James Litherland, Johnny McKinzie, Mark Spears, Travis Walton, Nayvadius Wilburn & Michael Williams II, songwriters (Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Future & James Blake)
    “Lucky You” — R. Fraser, G. Lucas, M. Mathers, M. Samuels & J. Sweet, songwriters (Eminem feat. Joyner Lucas)
    “Sicko Mode” — Khalif Brown, Rogét Chahayed, BryTavious Chambers, Mike Dean, Mirsad Dervic, Kevin Gomringer, Tim Gomringer, Aubrey Graham, John Edward Hawkins, Chauncey Hollis, Jacques Webster, Ozan Yildirim & Cydel Young, songwriters (Travis Scott, Drake, Big Hawk & Swae Lee)
    “Win” — K. Duckworth, A. Hernandez, J. McKinzie, M. Samuels & C. Thompson, songwriters (Jay Rock)

    Best Rap Album:

    WINNER: Invasion of Privacy — Cardi B
    Swimming — Mac Miller
    Victory Lap — Nipsey Hussle
    Daytona — Pusha T
    Astroworld — Travis Scott


    Best Country Solo Performance:

    “Wouldn’t It Be Great” — Loretta Lynn
    “Mona Lisas And Mad Hatters” — Maren Morris
    WINNER: “Butterflies” — Kacey Musgraves
    “Millionaire” — Chris Stapleton
    “Parallel Line” — Keith Urban

    Best Country Duo/Group Performance

    “Shoot Me Straight” — Brothers Osborne
    WINNER: “Tequila” — Dan + Shay
    “When Someone Stops Loving You” — Little Big Town
    “Dear Hate” — Maren Morris feat. Vince Gill
    “Meant To Be” — Bebe Rehxa & Florida Georgia Line

    Best Country Song:

    “Break Up In The End” — Jessie Jo Dillon, Chase McGill & Jon Nite, songwriters (Cole Swindell)
    “Dear Hate” — Tom Douglas, David Hodges & Maren Morris, songwriters (Maren Morris Featuring Vince Gill)
    “I Lived It” — Rhett Akins, Ross Copperman, Ashley Gorley & Ben Hayslip, songwriters (Blake Shelton)
    WINNER: “Space Cowboy” — Luke Laird, Shane McAnally & Kacey Musgraves, songwriters (Kacey Musgraves)
    “Tequila” — Nicolle Galyon, Jordan Reynolds & Dan Smyers, songwriters (Dan + Shay)
    “When Someone Stops Loving You” — Hillary Lindsey, Chase McGill & Lori McKenna, songwriters (Little Big Town)

    Best Country Album:

    Unapologetically — Kelsea Ballerini
    Port Saint Joe — Brothers Osborne
    Girl Going Nowhere — Ashley McBryde
    WINNER: Golden Hour — Kacey Musgraves
    From A Room: Volume 2 — Chris Stapleton


    Best New Age Album:

    Hiraeth — Lisa Gerrard & David Kuckhemann
    Beloved — Snatam Kaur
    WINNER: Opium Moon — Opium Moon
    Molecules Of Motion — Steve Roach
    Moku Maluhia – Peaceful Island —  Jim Kimo West


    Best Improvised Jazz Solo:

    “Some of That Sunshine” — Regina Carter, soloist
    WINNER: “Don’t Fence Me In” — John Daversa, soloist
    “We See” — Fred Hersch, soloist
    “De-Dah” — Brad Mehldau, soloist
    “Cadenas” — Miguel Zenón, soloist

    Best Jazz Vocal Album:

    My Mood Is You — Freddy Cole
    The Questions — Kurt Elling
    The Subject Tonight Is Love — Kate McGarry with Keith Ganz & Gary Versace
    If You Really Want — Raul Midón with The Metropole Orkest Conducted by Vince Mendoza
    WINNER: The Window — Cécile McLorin Savant

    Best Jazz Instrumental Album:

    Diamond Cut — Tia Fuller
    Live In Europe — Fred Hersch Trio
    Seymour Reads The Constitution! — Brad Mehldau Trio
    Still Dreaming — Joshua Redman, Ron Miles, Scott Colley & Brian Blade
    WINNER: Emanon — The Wayne Shorter Quartet

    Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album:

    All About That Basie — The Count Basie Orchestra Directed by Scott Barnhart
    WINNER: American Dreamers: Voices of Hope, Music of Freedom — John Daversa Big Band Featuring DACA Artists
    Presence — Orrin Evans And The Captain Black Big Band
    All Can Work — John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble
    Barefoot Dances And Other Visions — Jim McNeely & The Frankfurt Radio Big Band

    Best Latin Jazz Album:

    Heart of Brazil — Eddie Daniels
    WINNER: Back to the Sunset — Dafnis Preito Big Band
    West Side Story Reimagined — Bobby Sanabria Multiverse Big Band
    Cinque — Elio Villafranca
    Yo Soy La Tradición — Miguel Zenón Featuring Spektral Quartet


    Best Gospel Performance/Song:

    “You Will Win” — Allen Carr & Jekalyn Carr, songwriters (Jekalyn Carr)
    “Won’t He Do It” — Koryn Hawthorne, songwriter (Koryn Hawthorne)
    WINNER: “Never Alone” — Kirk Franklin & Victoria Kelly, songwriters (Tori Kelly feat. Kirk Franklin)
    “Cycles” — Jonathan McReynolds, songwriter (Jonathan McReynolds feat. DOE)
    “A Great Work” — Aaron W. Lindsey, Alvin Richardson & Brian Courtney Wilson, songwriters (Brian Courtney Wilson)

    Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song:

    “Reckless Love” — Cory Asbury, Caleb Culver & Ran Jackson, songwriters (Cory Asbury)
    WINNER: “You Say” — Lauren Daigle, Jason Ingram & Paul Mabury, songwriters (Lauren Daigle)
    “Joy.” — Ben Glover, Matt Hales, Stephen Blake Kanicka, Seth Moslely, Joel Smallbone, Luke Smallbone & Tedd Tjornhom, songwriters (for KING AND COUNTRY)
    “Grace Got You” — David Garcia, Ben Glover, MercyMe, Solomon Olds & John Reuben, songwriters (MercyMe feat. John Reuben)
    “Known” — Ethan Hulse, Jordan Sapp & Tauren Wells, songwriters (Tauren Wells)

    Best Gospel Album:

    One Nation Under God — Jekalyn Carr
    WINNER: Hiding Place — Tori Kelly
    Make Room — Jonathan McReynolds
    The Other Side — The Walls Group
    A Great Work — Brian Courtney Wilson

    Best Contemporary Christian Music Album:

    WINNER: Look Up Child — Lauren Daigle
    Hallelujah Here Below — Elevation Worship
    Living With A Fire — Jesus Culture
    Surrounded — Michael W. Smith
    Survivor: Live From Harding Prison — Zach Williams

    Best Roots Gospel Album:

    WINNER: Unexpected — Jason Crabb
    Clear Skies — Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
    Favorite: Revisited By Request — The Isaacs
    Still Standing — The Martins
    Love Love Love — Gordon Mote


    Best Latin Pop Album:

    Prometo — Pablo Alboran
    WINNER: Sincera — Claudia Brant
    Musas (Un Homenaje Al Folclore Latinoamericano En Manos De Los Macorinos), Vol. 2 — Natalia Lafourcade
    2:00 AM — Raquel Sofía
    Vives — Carlos Vives

    Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album:

    Claroscura — Aterciopelados
    Coastcity — COASTCITY
    Encanto Tropical — Monsieur Periné
    Gourmet — Orishas
    WINNER: Aztlán — Zoé

    Best Regional Mexican Music Album (Including Tejano):

    Primero Soy Mexicana — Angela Aguilar
    Mitad Y Mitad — Calibre 50
    Totalmente Juan Gabriel Vol. II — Aida Cuevas
    Cruzando Borders — Los Texmaniacs
    Leyendas De Mi Pueblo — Mariachi Sol De Mexico De Jose Hernandez
    WINNER: ¡México Por Siempre! — Luis Miguel

    Best Tropical Latin Album:

    Pa’ Mi Gente — Charlie Aponte
    Legado — Formell Y Los Van Van
    Orquesta Akokán — Orquesta Akokán
    Ponle Actitud — Felipe Peláez
    WINNER: Anniversary — Spanish Harlem Orchestra


    Best American Roots Performance:

    “Kick Rocks” — Sean Ardoin
    “Saint James Infirmary Blues” — Jon Batiste
    WINNER: “The Joke” — Brandi Carlile
    “All On My Mind” — Anderson East
    “Last Man Standing — Willie Nelson

    Best American Roots Song:

    “All the Trouble” — Waylon Payne, Lee Ann Womack & Adam Wright, songwriters (Lee Ann Womack)
    “Build a Bridge” —  Jeff Tweedy, songwriter (Mavis Staples)
    WINNER: “The Joke” — Brandi Carlile, Dave Cobb, Phil Hanseroth & Tim Hanseroth, songwriters (Brandi Carlile)
    “Knockin’ on Your Screen Door” — Pat McLaughlin & John Prine, songwriters (John Prine)
    “Summer’s End” — Pat McLaughlin & John Prine, songwriters (John Prine)

    Best Americana Album:

    WINNER: By The Way, I Forgive You — Brandi Carlile
    Things Have Changed — Bettye LaVette
    The Tree Of Forgiveness — John Prine
    The Lonely, The Lonesome & The Gone — Lee Ann Womack
    One Drop Of Truth — The Wood Brothers

    Best Bluegrass Album:

    Portraits In Fiddles — Mike Barnett
    Sister Sadie II — Sister Sadie
    Rivers And Roads — Special Consensus
    WINNER: The Travelin’ McCourys – The Travelin’ McCourys
    North Of Despair — Wood & Wire

    Best Traditional Blues Album:

    Something Smells Funky ‘Round Here — Elvin Bishop’s Big Fun Trio
    Benton County Relic — Cedric Burnside
    WINNER: The Blues Is Alive and Well — Buddy Guy
    No Mercy In This Land — Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite
    Don’t You Feel My Leg (The Naughty Bawdy Blues Of Blue Lu Barker) — Maria Muldaur

    Best Contemporary Blues Album:

    WINNER: Please Don’t Be Dead — Fantastic Negrito
    Here In Babylon — Teresa James And The Rhythm Tramps
    Cry No More — Danielle Nicole
    Out Of The Blues — Boz Scaggs
    Victor Wainwright And The Train — Victor Wainwright And The Train

    Best Folk Album:

    Whistle Down The Wind — Joan Baez
    Black Cowboys — Dom Flemons
    Rifles & Rosary Beads — Mary Gauthier
    Weed Garden — Iron & Wine
    WINNER: All Ashore — Punch Brothers

    Best Regional Roots Music Album:

    Kreole Rock & Soul — Sean Ardoin
    Spyboy — Cha Wa
    Aloha From Na Hoa — Na Hoa
    WINNER: No ‘Ane’i — Kalani Pe’a
    Mewasinsational – Cree Round Dance Songs — Young Spirit


    Best Reggae Album:

    As The World Turns — Black Uhuru
    Reggae Forever — Etana
    Rebellion Rises — Ziggy Marley
    A Matter Of Time — Protoje
    WINNER: 44/876 — Sting & Shaggy


    Best World Music Album:

    Deran — Bombino
    Fenfo — Fatoumata Diawara
    Black Times — Seun Kuti & Egypt 80
    WINNER: Freedom — Soweto Gospel Choir
    The Lost Songs Of World War II — Yiddish Glory


    Best Children’s Album:

    WINNER: All the Sounds — Lucy Kalantari & The Jazz Cats
    Building Blocks — Tim Kubart
    Falu’s Bazaar — Falu
    Giants Of Science — The Pop Ups
    The Nation Of Imagine — Frank & Deane


    Best Spoken Word Album (Includes Poetry Audio Books & Storytelling):

    Accessory to War — Courtney B. Vance (Neil deGrasse Tyson & Avis Lang)
    Calypso — David Sedaris (David Sedaris)
    Creative Quest — Questlove
    WINNER: Faith – A Journey for All — Jimmy Carter
    The Last Black Unicorn — Tiffany Haddish


    Best Comedy Album:

    Annihilation — Patton Oswalt
    WINNER: Equanimity And The Bird Revelation — Dave Chappelle
    Noble Ape — Jim Gaffigan
    Standup For Drummers — Jim Gaffigan
    Tamborine — Chris Rock


    Best Musical Theater Album:

    WINNER: The Band’s Visit — Etai Benson, Adam Kantor, Katrina Lenk & Ari’el Stachel, principal soloists; Dean Sharenow & David Yazbek, producers; David Yazbek, composer & lyricist (Original Broadway Cast)
    Carousel — Renee Fleming, Alexander Gemignani, Joshua Henry, Lindsay Mendez & Jessie Mueller, principal soloists; Steven Epstein, producer (Richard Rodgers, composer; Oscar Hammerstein II, lyricist) (2018 Broadway Cast)
    Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert — Sara Bareilles, Alice Cooper, Ben Daniels, Brandon Victor Dixon, Erik Grönwall, Jin Ha, John Legend, Norm Lewis & Jason Tam, principal soloists; Harvey Mason, Jr., producer (Andrew Lloyd-Webber, composer; Tim Rice, lyricist) (Original Television Cast)
    My Fair Lady — Lauren Ambrose, Norbert Leo Butz & Harry Hadden-Paton, principal soloists; Andre Bishop, Van Dean, Hattie K. Jutagir, David Lai, Adam Siegel & Ted Sperling, producers (Frederick Loewe, composer; Alan Jay Lerner, lyricist) (2018 Broadway Cast)
    Once On This Island — Phillip Boykin, Merle Dandridge, Quentin Earl Darrington, Hailey Kilgore, Kenita R. Miller, Alex Newell, Isaac Powell & Lea Salonga, principal soloists; Lynn Ahrens, Hunter Arnold, Ken Davenport, Stephen Flaherty & Elliot Scheiner, producers (Stephen Flaherty, composer; Lynn Ahrens, lyricist) (New Broadway Cast)


    Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media:

    Call Me By Your Name — Various Artists
    Deadpool 2 — Various Artists
    WINNER: The Greatest Showman — Various Artists
    Lady Bird — Various Artists
    Stranger Things — Various Artists

    Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media:

    WINNER: Black Panther — Ludwig Göransson, composer
    Blade Runner 2049 — Benjamin Wallfisch & Hans Zimmer, composers
    Coco — Michael Giacchino, composer
    The Shape Of Water — Alexandre Desplat, composer
    Star Wars: The Last Jedi — John Williams, composer

    Best Song Written For Visual Media:

    “All The Stars” — Kendrick Duckworth, Solána Rowe, Alexander William Shuckburgh, Mark Anthony Spears & Anthony Tiffith, songwriters (Kendrick Lamar & SZA)
    “Mystery Of Love” — Sufjan Stevens, songwriter (Sufjan Stevens)
    “Remember Me” — Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez, songwriters (Miguel Featuring Natalia Lafourcade)
    WINNER: “Shallow” — Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando & Andrew Wyatt, songwriters (Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper)
    “This Is Me” — Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, songwriters (Keala Settle & The Greatest Showman Ensemble)


    Best Instrumental Composition:

    WINNER: “Blut Und Boden (Blood And Soil)” — Terence Blanchard, composer (Terence Blanchard)
    “Chrysalis” — Jeremy Kittel, composer (Kittel & Co.)
    “Infinity War” — Alan Silvestri, composer (Alan Silvestri)
    “Mine Mission” — John Powell & John Williams, composers (John Powell & John Williams)
    “The Shape Of Water” — Alexandre Desplat, composer (Alexandre Desplat)

    Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Capella:

    “Batman Theme” (TV) — Randy Waldman & Justin Wilson, arrangers (Randy Waldman feat. Wynton Marsalis)
    “Change The World” — Mark Kibble, arranger (Take 6)
    “Madrid Finale” — John Powell, arranger (John Powell)
    “The Shape Of Water” — Alexandre Desplat, arranger (Alexandre Desplat)
    WINNER: “Stars and Stripes Forever” — John Daversa, arranger (John Daversa Big Band feat. DACA Artists)

    Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals:

    “It Was A Very Good Year” — Matt Rollings & Kristin Wilkinson, arrangers (Willie Nelson)
    “Jolene” — Dan Pugach & Nicole Zuraitis, arrangers (Dan Pugach)
    “Mona Lisa” — Vince Mendoza, arranger (Gregory Porter)
    “Niña” — Gonzalo Grau, arranger (Magos Herrera & Brooklyn Rider)
    WINNER: “Spiderman Theme” — Randy Waldman, arranger (Randy Waldman feat. Take 6 & Chris Potter)


    Best Recording Package:

    Be The Cowboy — Mary Banas, art director (Mitski)
    Love Yourself: Tear — HuskyFox, art director (BTS)
    WINNER: Masseduction — Willo Perron, art director (St. Vincent)
    The Offering — Qing-Yang Xiao, art director (The Chairman)
    Well Kept Thing — Adam Moore, art director (Foxhole)

    Best Boxed Or Special Limited Edition Package:

    Appetite For Destruction (Locked N’ Loaded Box) — Arian Buhler, Charles Dooher, Jeff Fura, Scott Sandler & Matt Taylor, art directors (Guns N’ Roses)
    I’ll Be Your Girl — Carson Ellis, Jeri Heiden & Glen Nakasako, art directors (The Decemberists)
    Pacific Northwest ‘73-74’: The Complete Recordings — Lisa Glines, Doran Tyson & Roy Henry Vickers, art directors (Grateful Dead)
    WINNER: Squeeze Box: The Complete Works Of “Weird Al” Yankovic — Meghan Foley, Annie Stoll & Al Yankovic, art directors (“Weird Al” Yankovic)
    Too Many Bad Habits — Sarah Dodds & Shauna Dodds, art directors (Johnny Nicholas)


    Best Album Notes:

    Alpine Dreaming: The Helvetia Records Story, 1920-1924 — James P. Leary, album notes writer (Various Artists)
    4 Banjo Songs, 1891-1897: Foundational Recordings Of America’s Iconic Instrument — Richard Martin & Ted Olson, album notes writers (Charles A. Asbury)
    The 1960 Time Sessions — Ben Ratliff, album notes writer (Sonny Clark Trio)
    The Product Of Our Souls: The Sounds And Sway Of James Reese Europe’s Society Orchestra — David Gilbert, album notes writer (Various Artists)
    Trouble No More: The Bootleg Series Vol. 13 / 1979-1981 (Deluxe Edition) — Amanda Petrusich, album notes writer (Bob Dylan)
    WINNER: Voices of Mississippi: Artists And Musicians Documented By William Ferris — David Evans, album notes writer (Various Artists)


    Best Historical Album:

    Any Other Way — Rob Bowman, Douglas Mcgowan, Rob Sevier & Ken Shipley, compilation producers; Jeff Lipton, mastering engineer (Jackie Shane)
    At The Louisiana Hayride Tonight… — Martin Hawkins, compilation producer; Christian Zwarg, mastering engineer (Various Artists)
    Battleground Korea: Songs And Sounds Of America’s Forgotten War — Hugo Keesing, compilation producer; Christian Zwarg, mastering engineer (Various Artists)
    A Rhapsody In Blue – The Extraordinary Life Of Oscar Levant — Robert Russ, compilation producer; Andreas K. Meyer & Rebekah Wineman, mastering engineers (Oscar Levant)
    WINNER: Voices of Mississippi: Artists And Musicians Documented By William Ferris — William Ferris, April Ledbetter & Steven Lance Ledbetter, compilation producers; Michael Graves, mastering engineer (Various Artists)


    Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical:

    All The Things That I Did And All The Things That I Didn’t Do — Ryan Freeland & Kenneth Pattengale, engineers; Kim Rosen, mastering engineer (The Milk Carton Kids)
    WINNER: Colors — Julian Burg, Serban Ghenea, David “Elevator” Greenbaum, John Hanes, Beck Hansen, Greg Kurstin, Florian Lagatta, Cole M.G.N., Alex Pasco, Jesse Shatkin, Darrell Thorp & Cassidy Turbin, engineers; Chris Bellman, Tom Coyne, Emily Lazar & Randy Merrill, mastering engineers (Beck)
    Earthtones — Robbie Lackritz, engineer; Philip Shaw Bova, mastering engineer (Bahamas)
    Head Over Heels — Nathaniel Alford, Jason Evigan, Chris Galland, Tom Gardner, Patrick “P-Thugg” Gemayel, Serban Ghenea, John Hanes, Tony Hoffer, Derek Keota, Ian Kirkpatrick, David Macklovitch, Amber Mark, Manny Marroquin, Vaughn Oliver, Chris “TEK” O’Ryan, Morgan Taylor Reid & Gian Stone, engineers; Chris Gehringer & Michelle Mancini, mastering engineers (Chromeo)
    Voicenotes — Manny Marroquin & Charlie Puth, engineers; David Kutch, mastering engineer (Charlie Puth)

    Producer of the Year, Non-Classical:

    Larry Klein
    Linda Perry
    Kanye West
    WINNER: Pharrell Williams

    Best Remixed Recording:

    “Audio (CID Remix) — CID, remixer (LSD)
    “How Long (EDX’s Dubai Skyline Remix)” — Maurizio Colella, remixer (Charlie Puth)
    “Only Road (Cosmic Gate Remix)” — Stefan Bossems & Claus Terhoeven, remixers (Gabriel & Dresden feat. Sub Teal)
    “Stargazing (Kaskade Remix)” — Kaskade, remixer (Kygo feat. Justin Jesso)
    WINNER: “Walking Away (Mura Masa Remix)” — Alex Crossan, remixer (Haim)


    Best Immersive Audio Album:

    WINNER: Eye In The Sky – 35th Anniversary Edition — Alan Parsons, surround mix engineer; Dave Donnelly, PJ Olsson & Alan Parsons, surround mastering engineers; Alan Parsons, surround producer (The Alan Parsons Project)
    Folketoner — Morten Lindberg, surround mix engineer; Morten Lindberg, surround mastering engineer; Morten Lindberg, surround producer (Anne Karin Sundal-Ask & Det Norske Jentekor)
    Seven Words From The Cross — Daniel Shores, surround mix engineer; Daniel Shores, surround mastering engineer; Dan Merceruio, surround producer (Matthew Guard & Skylark)
    Sommerro: Ujamaa & The Iceberg — Morten Lindberg, surround mix engineer; Morten Lindberg, surround mastering engineer; Morten Lindberg, surround producer (Ingar Heine Bergby, Trondheim Symphony Orchestra & Choir)
    Symbol — Prashant Mistry & Ronald Prent, surround mix engineers; Darcy Proper, surround mastering engineer, Prashant Mistry & Ronald Prent, surround producers (Engine-Earz Experiment)


    Best Engineered Album, Classical:

    Bates: The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs — Mark Donahue & Dirk Sobotka, engineers; Mark Donahue, mastering engineer (Michael Christie, Garrett Sorenson, Wei Wu, Sasha Cooke, Edwards Parks, Jessica E. Jones & Santa Fe Opera Orchestra)
    Beethoven: Symphony No. 3; Strauss: Horn Concerto No. 1 — Mark Donahue, engineer; Mark Donahue, mastering engineer (Manfred Honeck & Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra)
    John Williams At The Movies — Keith O. Johnson & Sean Royce Martin, engineers; Keith O. Johnson, mastering engineer (Jerry Junkin & Dallas Winds)
    Liquid Melancholy – Clarinet Music Of James M. Stephenson — Bill Maylone & Mary Mazurek, engineers; Bill Maylone, mastering engineer (John Bruce Yeh)
    WINNER: Shostakovich: Symphonies Nos. 4 & 11 — Shawn Murphy & Nick Squire, engineers; Tim Martyn, mastering engineer (Andris Nelsons & Boston Symphony Orchestra)
    Visions And Variations — Tom Caulfield, engineer; Jesse Lewis, mastering engineer (A Far Cry)

    Producer Of The Year, Classical:

    WINNER: Blanton Alspaugh
    David Frost
    Elizabeth Ostrow
    Judith Sherman
    Dirk Sobotka


    Best Orchestral Performance:

    Beethoven: Symphony No. 3; Strauss: Horn Concerto No. 1 — Manfred Honeck, conductor (Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra)
    Nielsen: Symphony No. 3 & Symphony No. 4 — Thomas Dausgaard, conductor (Seattle Symphony)
    Ruggles, Stucky & Harbison: Orchestral Works — David Alan Miller, conductor (National Orchestral Institute Philharmonic)
    Schumann: Symphonies Nos. 1-4 — Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor (San Francisco Symphony)
    WINNER: Shostakovich: Symphonies Nos. 4 & 11 — Andris Nelsons, conductor (Boston Symphony Orchestra)

    Best Opera Recording:

    Adams: Doctor Atomic — John Adams, conductor; Aubrey Allicock, Julia Bullock, Gerald Finley & Brindley Sherratt; Friedemann Engelbrecht, producer (BBC Symphony Orchestra; BBC Singers)
    WINNER: Bates: The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs — Michael Christie, conductor; Sasha Cooke, Jessica E. Jones, Edward Parks, Garrett Sorenson & Wei Wu; Elizabeth Ostrow, producer (The Santa Fe Opera Orchestra)
    Lully: Alceste — Christophe Rousset, conductor; Edwin Crossley-Mercer, Emiliano Gonzalez Toro & Judith Van Wanroij; Maximilien Ciup, producer (Les Talens Lyriques; Choeur De Chambre De Namur)
    Strauss, R.: Der Rosenkavalier — Sebastian Weigle, conductor; Renée Fleming, El?na Garan?a, Günther Groissböck & Erin Morley; David Frost, producer (Metropolitan Opera Orchestra; Metropolitan Opera Chorus)
    Verdi: Rigoletto — Constantine Orbelian, conductor; Francesco Demuro, Dmitri Hvorostovsky & Nadine Sierra; Vilius Keras & Aleksandra Keriene, producers (Kaunas City Symphony Orchestra; Men Of The Kaunas State Choir)

    Best Choral Performance:

    Chesnokov: Teach Me Thy Statutes — Vladimir Gorbik, conductor (Mikhail Davydov & Vladimir Krasov; PaTRAM Institute Male Choir)
    Kastalsky: Memory Eternal — Steven Fox, conductor (The Clarion Choir)
    WINNER: McLoskey: Zealot Canticles — Donald Nally, conductor (Doris Hall-Gulati, Rebecca Harris, Arlen Hlusko, Lorenzo Raval & Mandy Wolman; The Crossing)
    Rachmaninov: The Bells — Mariss Jansons, conductor; Peter Dijkstra, chorus master (Oleg Dolgov, Alexey Markov & Tatiana Pavlovskaya; Symphonieorchester Des Bayerischen Rundfunks; Chor Des Bayerischen Rundfunks)
    Seven Words From The Cross — Matthew Guard, conductor (Skylark)

    Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance:

    WINNER: Anderson, Laurie: Landfall — Laurie Anderson & Kronos Quartet
    Beethoven, Shostakovich & Bach — The Danish String Quartet
    Blueprinting — Aizuri Quartet
    Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring Concerto for Two Pianos — Leif Ove Andsnes & Marc-Andre Hamelin
    Visions And Variations — A Far Cry

    Best Classical Instrumental Solo:

    “Bartók: Piano Concerto No. 2” — Yuja Wang; Simon Rattle, conductor (Berliner Philharmoniker)
    Biber: The Mystery Sonatas — Christina Day Martinson; Martin Pearlman, conductor (Boston Baroque)
    Bruch: Scottish Fantasy, Op. 46; Violin Concerto No. 1 In G Minor, Op. 26 — Joshua Bell (The Academy Of St. Martin In The Fields)
    Glass: Three Pieces In The Shape Of A Square — Craig Morris
    WINNER: “Kernis: Violin Concerto” — James Ehnes; Ludovic Morlot, conductor (Seattle Symphony)

    Best Classical Solo Vocal Album:

    ARC — Anthony Roth Costanzo; Jonathan Cohen, conductor (Les Violons Du Roy)
    The Handel Album — Philippe Jaroussky; Artaserse, ensemble
    Mirages — Sabine Devieilhe; François-Xavier Roth, conductor (Alexandre Tharaud; Marianne Crebassa & Jodie Devos; Les Siècles)
    Schubert: Winterreise — Randall Scarlata; Gilbert Kalish, accompanist
    WINNER: Songs of Orpheus – Monteverdi, Caccini, D’India & Landi — Karim Sulayman; Jeannette Sorrell, conductor; Apollo’s Fire, ensembles

    Best Classical Compendium:

    Fuchs: Piano Concerto ‘Spiritualist’; Poems Of Life; Glacier; Rush — JoAnn Falletta, conductor; Tim Handley, producer
    Gold — The King’s Singers; Nigel Short, producer
    The John Adams Edition — Simon Rattle, conductor; Christoph Franke, producer
    John Williams At The Movies — Jerry Junkin, conductor; Donald J. McKinney, producer
    WINNER: Vaughan Williams: Piano Concerto; Oboe Concerto; Serenade To Music; Flos Campi — Peter Oundjian, conductor; Blanton Alspaugh, producer

    Best Contemporary Classical Composition:

    Bates: The (R)evolution Of Steve Jobs — Mason Bates, composer; Mark Campbell, librettist (Michael Christie, Garrett Sorenson, Wei Wu, Sasha Cooke, Edwards Parks, Jessica E. Jones & Santa Fe Opera Orchestra)
    “Du Yun: Air Glow” — Du Yun, composer (International Contemporary Ensemble)
    Heggie: Great Scott — Jake Heggie, composer; Terrence McNally, librettist (Patrick Summers, Manuel Palazzo, Mark Hancock, Michael Mayes, Rodell Rosel, Kevin Burdette, Anthony Roth Costanzo, Nathan Gunn, Frederica von Stade, Ailyn Pérez, Joyce DiDonato, Dallas Opera Chorus & Orchestra)
    WINNER: “Kernis: Violin Concerto” — Aaron Jay Kernis, composer (James Ehnes, Ludovic Morlot & Seattle Symphony)
    “Mazzoli: Vespers For Violin” — Missy Mazzoli, composer (Olivia De Prato)


    Best Music Video:

    “Apes***” — Ricky Saiz, video director; Melodie Buchris, Natan Schottenfels & Erinn Williams, video producers (The Carters)
    WINNER: “This Is America” — Hiro Murai, video director; Ibra Ake, Jason Cole & Fam Rothstein, video producers (Childish Gambino)
    “I’m Not Racist” — Joyner Lucas & Ben Proulx, video directors; Joyner Lucas, video producer (Joyner Lucas)
    “PYNK” — Emma Westenberg, video director; Justin Benoliel & Whitney Jackson, video producers (Janelle Monáe)
    “MUMBO JUMBO” — Marco Prestini, video director; Sara Nassim, video producer (Tierra Whack)

    Best Music Film:

    Life in 12 Bars — Lili Fini Zanuck, video director; John Battsek, Scooter Weintraub, Larry Yelen & Lili Fini Zanuck, video producers (Eric Clapton)
    Whitney — Kevin Macdonald, video director; Jonathan Chinn, Simon Chinn & Lisa Erspamer, video producers (Whitney Houston)
    WINNER: Quincy — Alan Hicks & Rashida Jones, video directors; Paula DuPré Pesmen, video producer (Quincy Jones)
    Itzhak — Alison Chernick, video director; Alison Chernick, video producer (Itzhak Perlman)
    The King — Eugene Jarecki, video director; Christopher Frierson, Georgina Hill, David Kuhn & Christopher St. John, video producers (Elvis Presley)

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