It was a good night to be a duo at the Grammy Awards on Sunday night (26Jan14) as Macklemore and Ryan Lewis and Daft Punk took home nine trophies between them.
French stars Daft Punk were the night's big winners, picking up five awards, including Best Pop DuoGroup Performance and Record Of The Year for Get Lucky and Album of the Year for Random Access Memories, while Macklemore and Ryan Lewis claimed four wins, including Best New Artist and Best Rap Album for The Heist.
They also performed the 56th Grammys' most amazing set, teaming up with Madonna and their Same Love collaborator Mary Lambert for a rendition of the gay rights anthem as Queen Latifah officiated a wedding ceremony for 33 gay, straight and interracial couples in the aisles of the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
It was also a great night for Paul McCartney, who shared the Best Rock Song award with his Cut Me Some Slack collaborators Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear and shared in the success of his Live Kisses and Wings Over America projects, which picked up three more awards between them.
He also took home a Lifetime Achievement Award for his part in the Beatles.
And Pharrell Williams, who was named Producer of the Year at the Grammys, took home a four awards haul, thanks to his work with Daft Punk.
Justin Timberlake was a triple winner, while New Zealand teenager Lorde had an awards show to remember after her song Royals was named Best Pop Solo Performance and Song of the Year.
The full list of 2014 Grammy Awards winners is Best New Artist - Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Best Pop DuoGroup Performance - Get Lucky by Daft Punk featuring Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers Best Rock Song - Cut Me Some Slack by Dave Grohl, Paul McCartney, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear Best Pop Solo Performance - Royals by Lorde Best RapSung Collaboration - Holy Grail by Jay Z featuring Justin Timberlake Best Pop Vocal Album - Unorthodox Jukebox by Bruno Mars Best Country Album - Same Trailer Different Park by Kacey Musgraves Song Of The Year - Royals (Lorde) by Joel Little and Ella Yelich O'Connor Record Of The Year - Get Lucky by Daft Punk featuring Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers Album Of The Year - Random Access Memories by Daft Punk Best Pop Instrumental Album - Steppin' Out by Herb Alpert Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album - To Be Loved by Michael Buble Best Reggae Album - Ziggy Marley In Concert by Ziggy Marley Best World Music Album - Savor Flamenco by Gipsy Kings and Live Singing For Peace Around the World by Ladysmith Black Mambazo Best Children's Album - Throw A Penny In The Wishing Well by Jennifer Gasoi Best Spoken Word Album - America Again Re-becoming The Greatness We Never Weren't by Stephen Colbert Best Instrumental Composition - Pensamientos for Solo Alto Saxophone And Chamber Orchestra by Clare Fischer Best Instrumental Arrangement - On Green Dolphin Street by Gordon Goodwin Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s) - Swing Low by Gil Goldstein Best Recording Package - Long Night MoonReckless Kelly (Sarah Dodds and Shauna Dodds) Best Boxed Or Special Limited Edition Package - Wings Over America (Deluxe Edition) by Simon Earith and James Musgrave Best Album Notes - Afro Blue Impressions (Remastered and Expanded) by Neil Tesser (John Coltrane) Best Historical Album - Charlie Is My Darling Ireland 1965Rolling Stones (Teri Landi, Andrew Loog Oldham and Steve Rosenthal) and The Complete Sussex And Columbia AlbumsBill Withers (Leo Sacks, Joseph M.
Palmaccio, Tom Ruff and Mark Wilder) Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical - Random Access MemoriesDaft Punk (Peter Franco, Mick Guzauski, Florian Lagatta, Daniel Lerner, Antoine Chabert and Bob Ludwig) Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical - Summertime Sadness (Cedric Gervais Remix)Lana Del Rey (Cedric Gervais) Best Surround Sound Album - Live KissesPaul McCartney (Al Schmitt and Tommy LiPuma) Best GospelContemporary Christian Music Performance - Break Every Chain Live by Tasha Cobbs Best Gospel Song - If He Did It Before...
Same God Live by Tye Tribbett Best Contemporary Christian Music Song - OvercomerMandisa (David Garcia, Ben Glover and Christopher Stevens) Best Gospel Album - Greater Than (Live) by Tye Tribbett Best Contemporary Christian Music Album - Overcomer by Mandisa Best Latin Pop Album - Vida by Draco Rosa Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album - Treinta Dias by La Santa Cecilia Best Regional Mexican Music Album (Including Tejano) - A Mi Manera by Mariachi Divas De Cindy Shea Best Tropical Latin Album - Pacific Mambo Orchestra by Pacific Mambo Orchestra Best Engineered Album, Classical - Winter Morning WalksDawn Upshaw, Maria Schneider, Australian Chamber Orchestra and St.
Paul Chamber Orchestra (David Frost, Brian Losch and Tim Martyn) Producer Of The Year, Classical - David Frost Best Orchestral Performance - Sibelius Symphonies Nos.
1 and 4Osmo Vanska, conductor (Minnesota Orchestra) Best Opera Recording - Ades The TempestThomas Ades, conductor; Simon Keenlyside, Isabel Leonard, Audrey Luna and Alan Oke; Jay David Saks, producer (The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and The Metropolitan Opera Chorus) Best Choral Performance - Part Adam's LamentTonu Kaljuste, conductor (Tui Hirv and Rainer Vilu; Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir; Sinfonietta Riga and Tallinn Chamber Orchestra; Latvian Radio Choir and Vox Clamantis) Best Chamber MusicSmall Ensemble Performance - Roomful Of Teeth by Brad Wells and Roomful Of Teeth Best Classical Instrumental Solo - Corigliano Conjurer - Concerto For Percussionist and String Orchestra Evelyn Glennie; David Alan Miller, conductor (Albany Symphony) Best Classical Vocal Solo - Winter Morning Walks by Dawn Upshaw (Maria Schneider; Jay Anderson, Frank Kimbrough and Scott Robinson; Australian Chamber Orchestra and St.
Paul Chamber Orchestra) Best Classical Compendium - Hindemith Violinkonzert; Symphonic Metamorphosis; Konzertmusik; Christoph Eschenbach, conductor Best Contemporary Classical Composition - Winter Morning Walks by Maria Schneider, composer (Dawn Upshaw, Jay Anderson, Frank Kimbrough, Scott Robinson and Australian Chamber Orchestra) Best New Age Album - Love's River by Laura Sullivan Best Improvised Jazz Solo - Orbits by Wayne Shorter Best Jazz Vocal Album - Liquid Spirit by Gregory Porter Best Jazz Instrumental Album - Money Jungle Provocative In Blue by Terri Lyne Carrington Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album - Night In Calisia by Randy Brecker, Wlodek Pawlik Trio and Kalisz Philharmonic Best Latin Jazz Album - Song For Maura by Paquito D'Rivera And Trio Corrente Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media - Sound City Real To Reel (Butch Vig, compilation producer) Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media - Skyfall by Thomas Newman Best Song Written For Visual Media - Skyfall by Adele Adkins and Paul Epworth Best Musical Theater Album - Kinky Boots (Billy Porter and Stark Sands, principal soloists; Sammy James Jr., Cyndi Lauper, Stephen Oremus and William Wittman, producers; Cyndi Lauper, composer and lyricist) Best American Roots Song - Love Has Come For You by Edie Brickell and Steve Martin Best Americana Album - Old Yellow Moon by Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell Best Bluegrass Album - The Streets Of Baltimore by Del McCoury Band Best Folk Album - My Favorite Picture Of You by Guy Clark Best Regional Roots Music Album - Dockside Sessions by Terrance Simien and The Zydeco Experience Best Dance Recording - Clarity by Zedd faturing Foxes Best DanceElectronica Album - Random Access Memories by Daft Punk Best Comedy Album - Calm Down Gurrl by Kathy Griffin Best Rap Performance - Thrift Shop by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis featuring Wanz Best Rap Song - Thrift Shop by Ben Haggerty (Macklemore) and Ryan Lewis Best Rap Album - The Heist by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Best R&B Performance - Something by Snarky Puppy With Lalah Hathaway Best Traditional R&B Performance - Please Come Home by Gary Clark Jr.
Best R&B Song - Pusher Love Girl by James Fauntleroy, Jerome Harmon, Timothy Mosley and Justin Timberlake Best Urban Contemporary Album - Unapologetic by Rihanna Best R&B Album - Girl On Fire by Alicia Keys Best Blues Album - Get Up! by Ben Harper with Charlie Musselwhite Best Music Video - Suit and TieJustin Timberlake featuring Jay Z (David Fincher, video director) Best Music Film - Live KissesPaul McCartney (Jonas Akerlund, video director) Best Country Solo Performance - Wagon Wheel by Darius Rucker Best Country DuoGroup Performance - From This Valley by The Civil Wars Best Country Song - Merry Go 'Round by Shane McAnally, Kacey Musgraves and Josh Osborne Best Metal Performance - God Is Dead? by Black Sabbath Best Rock Album - Celebration Day by Led Zeppelin Best Rock Performance - Radioactive by Imagine Dragons Best Alternative Music Album - Modern Vampires Of The City by Vampire Weekend Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical - Pharrell Williams Recording Academy Honourees - Rick Hall, Jim Marshall and Ennio Morricone President's Merit Award - Lucian Grange Lifetime Achievement Awards - Beatles, Clifton Chenier, The Isley Brothers, Kraftwerk, Kris Kristofferson, Armando Manzanero and Maud Powell
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