2016 58th Annual Grammy Winners


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As the 58th Annual Grammy Awards aired on CBS, many things were anticipated such as performances, tributes, and some of the biggest names in music getting awarded for their hard work and success this past year. LL Cool J hosted the night and filled the room with plenty of jokes and great introductions for the best performances of the night. A lot was expected of this night from the fashion, to Adele’s return to the Grammy stage, Taylor Swift opening the show, and a David Bowie tribute from the one and only Lady Gaga.

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Adele on the Grammy Awards red carpet by Jason Merritt/Getty Images

Adele put on an amazing performance during the award show despite the technical difficulties she faced, while Taylor Swift and her bestie, Selena Gomez, rocked the red carpet as they arrived together in stunning dresses. Selena commented in an interview while on the carpet that, “we’re each other’s dates,”.

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Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP


When it comes to the overall winners of the night, here they are:

Record of the Year: Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk”

Album of the Year: Taylor Swift, 1989

Best New Artist: Meghan Trainor

Song of the Year: Ed Sheeran, “Thinking Out Loud”

Best Country Album: Chris Stapleton, Traveller

Best Rap Album: Kendrick Lamar, To Pimp a Butterfly

Best Pop Vocal Album: Taylor Swift, 1989

Best Alternative Music Album: Alabama Shakes, Sound & Color

Best Rock Album: Muse, Drones

Best R&B Album: D’Angelo and the Vanguard, Black Messiah

Best Urban Contemporary Album: The Weeknd, Beauty Behind the Madness

Best Dance / Electronic Album: Skrillex and Diplo, Skrillex and Diplo Present Jack Ü

Best Music Film: Amy Winehouse, Amy

Best Music Video: Taylor Swift feat. Kendrick Lamar, “Bad Blood”