59th Annual Grammy Awards

59th Annual
Grammy Awards

The Grammy Awards 2017 was spectacular with many great moments and some monumental wins which we love sharing with you here. Just take a look at the awards and take note that the biggest winner of the awards was Adele with five accolades and also the spectacular moment when she broke her awards in two to hand the other to her Idol Beyoncé whom she said should have it.

Among other big wins not that any are less important , is Chance The Rapper who took three awards, Beyoncé took two awards, with Adele winning five, and David Bowie winning five posthumous awards. Names that skipped the event must also be noted and they include Frank Ocean, Drake and Kanye West. Three of the world’s beloved and top performers lost their lives in 2016 and tributes were held for three which were the Bee Gees, George Michael and Prince.

The complete list of winners follow:

  • ALBUM OF THE YEAR – Adele 25
  • BEST NEW ARTIST – Chance the Rapper
  • BEST ROCK ALBUM – Cage the elephant – Tell me I’m Pretty
  • BEST ALTERNATIVE MUSIC ALBUM – David Bowie Blackstar
  • BEST R&B - Lalah Hathaway
  • NON-CLASSICAL PRODUCER OF THE YEAR – Greg Kurstin with Love you to Death, Something in the way you move, Million Years ago
  • BEST COMEDY ALBUM – Patton Oswalt
  • BEST RAP ALBUM – Chance the Rapper with Coloring Book
  • BEST URBAN CONTEMPORARY ALBUM – Beyoncé with Lemonade
  • BEST COUNTRY ALBUM – Sturgill Simpson with a Sailors Guide to Earth
  • BEST RECORDING PACKAGE – Jonathan Barnbrook – Blackstar
  • BEST JAZZ INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM – John Scofield with Country for Old Men
  • BEST MUSIC FILM – the Beatles
  • BEST AMERICANA ALBUM – William Bell This is where I live
  • BEST SCORE SOUNDTRACK FOR VISUAL MEDIA – John Williams for Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • BEST DANCE ALBUM – Flume with Skin
  • BEST REGGAE ALBUM – Ziggy Marley

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