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2014 Grammys | Recap, Videos And Winners List

French duo Daft
Punk
were the big winners at last night’s Grammys Awards celebration in Los Angeles.
The Robots scored victories in five categories including the prestigious Album Of The Year
honors for Random Access Memories and Record Of The Year for “Get Lucky.” The
pair
also performed a medley with Stevie Wonder, Pharell and Nile Rodgers that combined “Get
Lucky,” “I Wish” and “Freak Out.”

New Zealand’s Lorde took home Song Of The Year and Best Pop Performance honors, while
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis were awards the Best New Artist trophy and two others. We were
happy to see our friends Snarky Puppy score the Best R&B Performance award for
“Something”
featuring Lalah Hathaway. Led Zeppelin, who surprisingly had never won a Grammy before,
finally took home a Best Rock Album trophy for Celebration Day. In a bit of a
surprise, Dave Grohl, Paul McCartney, Pat Smear and Krist Novoselic’s “Cut Me Some Slack”
won the Best Rock Song trophy.

Performance wise, we enjoyed the Daft Punk / Stevie Wonder medley, but had higher hopes
for the long-awaited Macca/Ringo pairing. The two performed McCartney’s recent single
“Queenie Eye” instead of a Beatles classic. Metallica offered an interesting version of
“One” featuring Chinese pianist Lang Lang. For the finale, Grohl and Lindsey Buckingham
teamed with Nine Inch Nails and Queens Of The Stone Age, though the performance was cut
short leading Trent Reznor to issue a hearty “fuck you” to event organizers:

PERFORMANCES:

Watch Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr perform Macca’s “Queenie Eye”:

Check out Nine Inch Nails, Dave Grohl, Lindsey Buckingham and Queens Of The Stone Age’s
performance from last night:

Take a look at Daft Punk teaming with Stevie Wonder, Nile Rodgers and Pharrell:

Watch Metallica’s take on “One” featuring Lang Lang:

WINNERS:

Record of the Year: “Get Lucky” Daft Punk featuring Pharrell Williams &
Nile Rodgers

Song of the year: “Royals” Joel Little & Ella Yelich
O’Connor (Lorde)

Best country album: “Same Trailer Different Park” Kasey
Musgraves

Best pop vocal album: “Unorthodox Jukebox” Bruno Mars

Best rap/sung collaboration: “Holy Grail” Jay Z featuring Justin
Timberlake

Best pop solo performance: “Royals” Lorde 

Best
pop duo/group performance: “Get Lucky” Daft Punk featuring Pharrell
Williams & Nile Rodgers

Best rock song: “Cut me some slack” Dave
Grohl, Paul McCartney, Krist Novoselic & Pat Smear

Best new artist: Macklemore
& Ryan Lewis

Best music film: “Live Kisses,” Paul McCartney

Best music video: “Suit and Tie,” Justin Timberlake featuring Jay Z

Producer of the year, non-classical: Pharrell Williams

Best R&B album:
“Girl On Fire,” Alicia Keys

Best rap performance:“Thrift
Shop,” Macklemore and Ryan Lewis featuring Wanz

Best rap song:
“Thrift Shop” Ben Haggerty & Ryan Lewis

Best rap album: “The
Heist,” Macklemore and Ryan Lewis

Best rock performance:
“Radioactive,” Imagine Dragons

Best metal performance: “God Is
Dead?,” Black Sabbath

Best rock album: “Celebration Day,” Led
Zeppelin

Best alternative music album: “Modern Vampires Of The City,”
Vampire Weekend

Best country solo performance: “Wagon Wheel,” Darius
Rucker

Best country duo/group performance: “From This Valley,” The
Civil Wars

Best country song: “Merry Go ‘Round,” Shane McAnally, Kacey
Musgraves and Josh Osborne

Best american roots song: “Love Has Come For
You,” Edie Brickell and Steve Martin

Best americana album: “Old Yellow
Moon,” Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell

Best bluegrass album: “The
Streets Of Baltimore,” Del McCoury Band

Best blues album: “Get
Up!,” Ben Harper with Charlie Musselwhite

Best folk album: “My Favorite
Picture Of You,” Guy Clark

Best regional roots music album: “Dockside
Sessions,” Terrance Simien and the Zydeco Experience

Best pop instrumental
album: “Steppin’ Out,” Herb Alpert

Best traditional pop vocal
album: “To Be Loved,” Michael Buble

Best new age album:
“Love’s River,” Laura Sullivan

Best improvised jazz solo:
“Orbits,” Wayne Shorter

Best jazz vocal album: “Liquid
Spirit,” Gregory Porter

Best jazz instrumental album: “Money Jungle:
Provocative In Blue,” Terri Lyne Carrington

Best large jazz ensemble album:
“Night In Calisia,” Randy Brecker, Wlodek Pawlik Trio & Kalisz
Philharmonic

Best latin jazz album: “Song For Maura” Paquito D’Rivera
And Trio Corrente

Best gospel/contemporary christian music performance: “Break
Every Chain [Live],” Tasha Cobbs

Best gospel song: “If He Did It Before
.?.?. Same God [Live],” Tye Tribbett

Best contemporary christian
music song: “Overcomer,” David Garcia, Ben Glover & Christopher Stevens,
songwriters (Mandisa)

Best gospel album: “Greater Than [Live],” Tye
Tribbett

Best contemporary christian music album: “Overcomer,”
Mandisa

Best latin pop album: “Vida,” Draco Rosa

Best latin rock,
urban or alternative album: “Treinta Días,” La Santa Cecilia

Best
regional mexican music album (including tejano): “A Mi Manera,” Mariachi Divas
De Cindy Shea

Best tropical latin album: “Pacific Mambo Orchestra,”
Pacific Mambo Orchestra

Best reggae album: “Ziggy Marley In Concert,”
Ziggy Marley

Best world music album: “Savor Flamenco,” Gipsy Kings and
“Live: Singing For Peace Around The World,” Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Best
children’s album: “Throw a Penny In The Wishing Well,” Jennifer
Gasoi

Best spoken word album (includes poetry, audio books & storytelling):
“America Again: Re-becoming The Greatness We Never Weren’t,” Stephen
Colbert

Best instrumental composition: “Pensamientos For Solo Alto Saxophone
And Chamber Orchestra,” Clare Fischer, composer

Best instrumental
arrangement: “On Green Dolphin Street,” Gordon Goodwin, arranger

Best
instrumental arrangement accompanying vocalist(s): “Swing Low,” Gil Goldstein,
arranger (Bobby McFerrin & Esperanza Spalding)

Best recording package:
“Long Night Moon,” Sarah Dodds and Shauna Dodds, art directors (Reckless
Kelly)

Best boxed or special limited edition package: “Wings Over America
(Deluxe Edition),” Simon Earith and James Musgrave, art directors (Paul McCartney
And Wings)

Best album notes: “Afro Blue Impressions (Remastered &
Expanded),” Neil Tesser, album notes writer (John Coltrane)

Best Historical
Album: “Charlie Is My Darling — Ireland 1965” and “The Complete
Sussex and Columbia Albums”

Best engineered album, non-classical:
“Random Access Memories,” Peter Franco, Mick Guzauski, Florian Lagatta and
Daniel Lerner, engineers; Antoine “Chab” Chabert, Bob Ludwig, mastering
engineers (Daft Punk)

Best remixed recording, non-classical: “Summertime
Sadness (Cedric Gervais Remix),” Cedric Gervais, remixer (Lana Del Rey)

Best
surround sound album:”Live Kisses,” Al Schmitt, surround mix engineer; Tommy
LiPuma, surround producer (Paul McCartney)

Best engineered album, classical:
“Winter Morning Walks,” David Frost, Brian Losch and Tim Martyn, engineers;
Tim Martyn, mastering engineer (Dawn Upshaw, Maria Schneider, Australian Chamber Orchestra
and St. Paul Chamber Orchestra)

Producer of the year, classical: David Frost

Best orchestral performance: “Sibelius: Symphonies Nos. 1 and 4,” Osmo
Vänskä, conductor

Best opera recording: “Adès: The
Tempest,” Thomas Adès, conductor; Simon Keenlyside, Isabel Leonard, Audrey
Luna and Alan Oke; Jay David Saks, producer

Best choral performance:
“Pärt: Adam’s Lament,” Tõnu Kaljuste, conductor

Best
chamber music/small ensemble performance: “Roomful Of Teeth,” Brad Wells and
Roomful Of Teeth

Best classical instrumental solo: “Corigliano: Conjurer –
Concerto For Percussionist and String Orchestra,” featuring Evelyn Glennie and the
Albany Symphony Orchestra

Best classical vocal solo: “Winter Morning
Walks,” Dawn Upshaw

Best classical compendium: “Hindemith:
Violinkonzert; Symphonic Metamorphosis; Konzertmusik,” Christoph Eschenbach,
conductor

Best contemporary classical composition: “Schneider, Maria: Winter
Morning Walks,” Maria Schneider, composer

Best comedy album: “Calm Down
Gurrl,” Kathy Griffin

Best musical theater album: “Kinky Boots”

Best compilation soundtrack for visual media: “Sound City: Real To
Reel”

Best score soundtrack for visual media: “Skyfall,” Thomas
Newman, composer

Best song written for visual media: “Skyfall,” Adele
Adkins and Paul Epworth

Best dance recording: “Clarity,” Zedd featuring
Foxes

Best dance/electronica album: “Random Access Memories,” Daft
Punk

Best R&B performance: “Something,” Snarky Puppy With Lalah
Hathaway

Best traditional r&b performance: “Please Come Home,” Gary
Clark Jr.

Best R&B song: “Pusher Love Girl,” James Fauntleroy,
Jerome Harmon, Timothy Mosley and Justin Timberlake

Best urban contemporary album:
“Unapologetic,” Rihanna

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