58th Annual Grammy Awards announced

Feb 17, 2016 14:16 IST

58th Annual Grammy AwardsThe 58th Annual Grammy Awards were held on 15 February 2016 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The ceremony recognized the best recordings, compositions and artists of the eligibility year, which was from 1 October 2014 to 30 September 2015.

The nominations of the award were announced on 7 December 2015.

List of Top Grammy Awards Winners

Category

Album

Artist

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

Best Pop Solo Performance

Thinking Out Loud

Ed Sheeran

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

Uptown Funk

Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

The Silver Lining: The Songs Of Jerome Kern

Tony Bennett & Bill Charlap

Best Pop Vocal Album

1989

Taylor Swift

Best Dance Recording

Where Are Ü Now

Skrillex and Diplo with Justin Bieber

Best Dance/Electronic Album

Skrillex and Diplo Present Jack Ü

Skrillex and Diplo

Best Contemporary Instrumental Album

Sylva

Snarky Puppy & Metropole Orkest

Best Rock Performance

Don't Wanna Fight

Alabama Shakes

Best Metal Performance

Cirice

Ghost

Best Rock Song

Don't Wanna Fight

Alabama Shakes

Best Rock Album

Drones

Muse

Best Alternative Music Album

Sound & Color

Alabama Shakes

Best R&B Song

Really Love

D'Angelo & Kendra Foster, songwriters (D'Angelo and The Vanguard)

Best R&B Album

Black Messiah

D'Angelo and The Vanguard

Best World Music Album

Sings

Angelique Kidjo

Best Children's Album

Home

Tim Kubart

Best Music Video

Bad Blood

Taylor Swift featuring Kendrick Lamar; Joseph Kahn, video director; Ron Mohrhoff, video producer

Best Music Film

Amy

Asif Kapadia, video director; James Gay-Rees, video producer

Indians in 58th Annual Grammy Awards

Indo-British filmmaker Asif Kapadia won Grammy Award for Best Music Film for his documentary Amy.

Amy is a 2015 British documentary film that depicts the life and death of British singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse. It was directed by Asif Kapadia.

About Grammy Awards

A Grammy Award was originally called Gramophone Award.

It is an accolade by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) of the United States to recognize outstanding achievement in the mainly English-language music industry.

The first Grammy Awards ceremony was held on 4 May 1959 to honour the musical accomplishments by performers for the year 1958.

Following the 2011 ceremony, NARAS overhauled many Grammy Award categories for 2012.

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