The 56th Annual Grammy Award Winners



The 56th annual Grammy Awards are on tonight, and we’ll be updating this post with the winners of some of the night’s biggest awards. Tune in on CBS at 8 p.m. EST, or check back with us to see who takes home the awards.

Album of the Year

Winner: Daft Punk – Random Access Memories
Sara Bareilles – The Blessed Unrest
Daft Punk – Random Access Memories
Kendrick Lamar – Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City
Mackelmore & Ryan Lewis – The Heist
Taylor Swift – Red

Song of the Year

Winner: Lorde – “Royals”
Pink ft. Nate Ruess – “Give Me a Reason”
Bruno Mars – “Locked Out of Heaven”
Katy Perry – “Roar”
Lorde – “Royals”
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Mary Lambert – “Same Love”

Record of the Year

Winner: Daft Punk – “Get Lucky”
Daft Punk – “Get Lucky”
Imagine Dragons – “Radioactive”
Lorde – “Royals”
Bruno Mars – “Locked Out of Heaven”
Robin Thicke – “Blurred Lines”

Best Rap Album

Winner: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – The Heist
Drake – Nothing Was The Same
Jay Z – Magna Carta…Holy Grail
Kendrick Lamar – Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – The Heist
Kanye West – Yeezus

Best Rap Performance

Winner: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz – “Thrift Shop”
Drake – “Started From The Bottom”
Eminem – “Berzerk”
Jay Z – “Tom Ford”
Kendrick Lamar – “Swimming Pools (Drank)”
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz – “Thrift Shop”

Best Rap Song

Winner: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – “Thrift Shop”
ASAP Rocky Featuring Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar – “Fuckin’ Problems”
Jay Z Featuring Justin Timberlake – “Holy Grail”
Kanye West – “New Slaves”
Drake – “Started From The Bottom”
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – “Thrift Shop”

Best Dance Recording

Winner: Zedd ft. Foxes – “Clarity”
Duke Dumont ft. A*M*E & MNEK – “Need You (100%)”
Calvin Harris Featuring Florence Welch – “Sweet Nothing”
Kaskade – “Atmosphere”
Armin Van Buuren ft. Trevor Guthrie – “This is What it Feels Like”
Zedd ft. Foxes – “Clarity”

Best Alternative Music Album

Winner: Vampire Weekend – Modern Vampires Of The City
Neko Case – The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You
The National – Trouble Will Find Me
Nine Inch Nails – Hesitation Marks
Tame Impala – Lonerism
Vampire Weekend – Modern Vampires Of The City

Best Rock Album

Winner: Led Zeppelin – Celebration Day
Black Sabbath – 13
David Bowie – The Next Day
Kings of Leon – Mechanical Bull
Led Zeppelin – Celebration Day
Queens of the Stone Age – …Like Clockwork
Neil Young With Crazy Horse – Psychedelic Pill

Best Dance/Electronica Album

Winner: Daft Punk – Random Access Memories
Daft Punk – Random Access Memories
Disclosure – Settle
Calvin Harris – 18 Months
Kaskade – Atmosphere
Pretty Lights – A Color Map of the Sun

Best New Artist

Winner: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
James Blake
Kendrick Lamar
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Kacey Musgraves
Ed Sheeran

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

Winner: Daft Punk ft. Pharrell & Nile Rodgers – “Get Lucky”
Daft Punk ft. Pharrell & Nile Rodgers – “Get Lucky”
Pink ft. Nate Ruess – “Just Give Me a Reason”
Rihanna ft. Mikky Ekko – “Stay”
Robin Thicke ft. T.I. & Pharrell – “Blurred Lines”
Justin Timberlake ft. Jay Z – “Suit & Tie”

Best Pop Solo Performance

Winner: Lorde – “Royals”
Sara Bareilles – “Brave”
Lorde – “Royals”
Bruno Mars – “When I Was Your Man”
Katy Perry – “Roar”
Justin Timberlake – “Mirrors”

Best Pop Vocal Album

Winner: Bruno Mars – Unorthodox Jukebox
Lana Del Rey – Paradise
Lorde – Pure Heroine
Bruno Mars – Unorthodox Jukebox
Robin Thicke – Blurred Lines
Justin Timberlake – The 20/20 Experience

For the full list of winners and nominees, go to

  • Maxsur

    So they’re all about to beat off Macklemore

  • penda

    as expected, kendrick came through with a sweep, when will macklemore get his shine?

  •!/PancakeMcKennz pancakemckennz

    There’s always the BET Awards

  • TheChappellShow

    I’m glad Kendrick wasn’t tainted by these shitty, over-praised, popularity biased awards

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