59th Annual Grammy Awards: Winners

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59th Annual Grammy Awards: Winners

The stars came out for the 59th Annual Grammy Awards, which aired live from Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday (Feb. 12). Before the big show, golden gramophones were handed out in a pre-telecast, including some big wins for Beyoncé, Drake, and Chance the Rapper.

Drizzy took home the Best Rap Song and Best Rap/Sung Performance trophies for “Hotline Bling.” Meanwhile, Chance the Rapper took home his first Grammy ever for Best Rap Performance for the Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz-assisted “No Problem.”

Drizzy, who is on tour in Europe, sent Chano a series of congratulatory texts.

“CONGRATS BOI,” wrote the 6 God. “WELL DESERVED. I AM IN MANCHESTER HAVING A DRINK FOR U BROSKI. MORE MORE MORE.”

Weezy also celebrated himself, Chance, and Drake on Twitter.

“5th Grammy!!!!!!! Thk God! My fam my Squad & my bros 2Chainz & Chance!! & every single fan,” he tweeted. “Kongratz 2 Champagne for his wins & achievements!! He deserves the world for his doings!”

On the R&B side, Lalah Hathaway’s Lalah Hathaway Live LP won Best R&B Album while her song “Angel” triumphed in the Best Traditional R&B Performance category. Elsewhere, Maxwell’s “Lake By the Ocean” nabbed the Best R&B Song award and Solange’s “Cranes in the Sky” won for Best R&B Performance.

Adele was also a big winner. Before opening the show, she took home the coveted Best Pop Solo Performance trophy for her work on “Hello.” Elsewhere, Queen Bey’s “Formation” won Best Music Video, Justin Timberlake’s “Can’t Stop the Feeling!” won Best Song Written For Visual Media, and Kirk Franklin’s Losing My Religion won Best Gospel Album.

Going into the event, Queen Bey led all nominees for the 59th Annual Grammy Awards with nine, including major nods in the Album, Record, and Song of the Year categories.

See a running list of the night’s winners below.

59TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS WINNERS

RECORD OF THE YEAR
“Hello” – Adele
“Formation” – Beyoncé
“7 Years” – Lukas Graham
“Work” – Rihanna Featuring Drake
“Stressed Out” – Twenty One Pilots

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
25 – Adele
Lemonade – Beyoncé
Purpose – Justin Bieber
Views – Drake
A Sailor’s Guide To Earth – Sturgill Simpson

SONG OF THE YEAR
“Formation” – Khalif Brown, Asheton Hogan, Beyoncé Knowles & Michael L. Williams II, songwriters (Beyoncé)
“Hello” – Adele Adkins & Greg Kurstin, songwriters (Adele)
“I Took A Pill In Ibiza” – Mike Posner, songwriter (Mike Posner)
“Love Yourself” – Justin Bieber, Benjamin Levin & Ed Sheeran, songwriters (Justin Bieber)
“7 Years” – Lukas Forchhammer, Stefan Forrest, Morten Pilegaard & Morten Ristorp, songwriters (Lukas Graham)

BEST NEW ARTIST
Kelsea Ballerini
The Chainsmokers
CHANCE THE RAPPER
Maren Morris
Anderson .Paak

BEST POP SOLO PERFORMANCE
“HELLO” – ADELE
“Hold Up” – Beyoncé
“Love Yourself” – Justin Bieber
“Piece by Piece (Idol Version)” – Kelly Clarkson
“Dangerous Woman” – Ariana Grande

BEST POP DUO/GROUP PERFORMANCE
“Closer” – The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey
“7 Years” – Lukas Graham
“Work” – Rihanna Featuring Drake
“Cheap Thrills” – Sia Featuring Sean Paul
“Stressed Out” – Twenty One Pilots

BEST POP VOCAL ALBUM
25 – ADELE
Purpose – Justin Bieber
Dangerous Woman – Ariana Grande
Confident – Demi Lovato
This Is Acting – Sia

BEST DANCE RECORDING
“Tearing Me Up” – Bob Moses
“DON’T LET ME DOWN” – THE CHAINSMOKERS FEATURING DAYA
“Never Be Like You” – Flume Featuring Kai
“Rinse & Repeat” – Riton Featuring Kah-Lo
“Drinkee” – Sofi Tukker

BEST DANCE/ELECTRONIC ALBUM
SKIN – FLUME
Electronica 1: The Time Machine – Jean-Michel Jarre
Epoch – Tycho
Barbara Barbara, We Face A Shining Future – Underworld
Louie Vega Starring…XXVIII – Louie Vega

BEST ROCK PERFORMANCE
“Joe (Live From Austin City Limits)” – Alabama Shakes
“Don’t Hurt Yourself” – Beyoncé Featuring Jack White
“BLACKSTAR” – DAVID BOWIE
“The Sound Of Silence (Live On Conan)” – Disturbed
“Heathens” – Twenty One Pilots

BEST R&B PERFORMANCE
“Turnin’ Me Up” – BJ The Chicago Kid
“Permission” – Ro James
“I Do” – Musiq Soulchild
“Needed Me” – Rihanna
“CRANES IN THE SKY” – SOLANGE

BEST TRADITIONAL R&B PERFORMANCE
“The Three Of Me” – William Bell
“Woman’s World” – BJ The Chicago Kid
“Sleeping With The One I Love” – Fantasia
“ANGEL” – LALAH HATHAWAY
“Can’t Wait” – Jill Scott

BEST R&B SONG
“Come See Me” – PartyNextDoor Featuring Drake
“Exchange” – Bryson Tiller
“Kiss It Better” – Rihanna
“LAKE BY THE OCEAN” – MAXWELL
“Luv” – Tory Lanez

BEST URBAN CONTEMPORARY ALBUM
Lemonade – Beyoncé
Ology – Gallant
We Are King – KING
Malibu – Anderson .Paak
Anti – Rihanna

BEST R&B ALBUM
In My Mind – BJ The Chicago Kid
LALAH HATHAWAY LIVE – LALAH HATHAWAY
Velvet Portraits – Terrace Martin
Healing Season – Mint Condition
Smoove Jones – Mya

BEST RAP PERFORMANCE
“NO PROBLEM” – CHANCE THE RAPPER FEATURING LIL WAYNE & 2 CHAINZ
“Panda” -Desiigner
“Pop Style” – Drake Featuring The Throne
“All The Way Up” – Fat Joe & Remy Ma Featuring French Montana & Infared
“That Part” – ScHoolboy Q Featuring Kanye West

BEST RAP/SUNG COLLABORATION
“Freedom” – Beyoncé Featuring Kendrick Lamar
“HOTLINE BLING” – DRAKE
“Broccoli” – D.R.A.M. Featuring Lil Yachty
“Ultralight Beam” – Kanye West Featuring Chance The Rapper, Kelly Price, Kirk Franklin & The-Dream
“Famous” – Kanye West Featuring Rihanna

BEST RAP SONG
“All The Way Up” – Fat Joe & Remy Ma Featuring French Montana & Infared
“Famous” – Kanye West Featuring Rihanna
“HOTLINE BLING” – DRAKE
“No Problem” – Chance The Rapper Featuring Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz
“Ultralight Beam” – Kanye West Featuring Chance The Rapper, Kelly Price, Kirk Franklin & The-Dream

BEST RAP ALBUM
Coloring Book – Chance The Rapper
And The Anonymous Nobody – De La Soul
Major Key – DJ Khaled
Views – Drake
Blank Face LP – ScHoolboy Q
The Life Of Pablo – Kanye West

BEST COMPILATION SOUNDTRACK FOR VISUAL MEDIA
Amy – Various Artists
MILES AHEAD – MILES DAVIS & VARIOUS ARTISTS
Straight Outta Compton – Various Artists
Suicide Squad (Collector’s Edition) – Various Artists
Vinyl: The Essentials Season 1 – Various Artists

BEST SONG WRITTEN FOR VISUAL MEDIA
“CAN’T STOP THE FEELING!” – JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, ANNA KENDRICK, GWEN STEFANI, JAMES CORDEN, ZOOEY DESCHANEL, WALT DOHRN, RON FUNCHES, CAROLINE HJELT, AINO JAWO, CHRISTOPHER MINTZ-PLASSE & KUNAL NAYYAR
“Heathens” – Twenty One Pilots
“Just Like Fire – “P!nk
“Purple Lamborghini” – Skrillex & Rick Ross
“Try Everything” – Shakira
“The Veil” – Peter Gabriel

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR, NON-CLASSICAL
Benny Blanco
GREG KURSTIN
Max Martin
Nineteen85
Ricky Reed

BEST MUSIC VIDEO
“FORMATION” – BEYONCÉ
“River” – Leon Bridges
“Up & Up” – Coldplay
“Gosh” – Jamie XX
“Upside Down & Inside Out” – OK Go

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