Beck, Sam Smith, Beyoncé , Angelique Kidjo, Roseanne Cash et al Win Big at the 57th Grammy Awards 2015

The 57th annual Grammy Awards held last night at The Staples Centre in Los Angeles, and was hosted by LL Cool J.
To the shock of Beyoncé solders and Sam Smith fans worldwide, Beck 'Morning Phase' took home the coveted Album of the Year Award, leading to Kanye west ‘almost’ repeat performance of his 2009 VMAs outrage when he interrupted Taylor Swift winning speech to express his displeasure that she won the coveted award instead of Queen Bey’s “single ladies”
"Morning Phase," Beck's winning album released in February 2014, came after "Odelay," "Mutations," "Midnight Vultures," "Sea Change," "Guero," "The Information" and "Modern Guilt," and a ton of successful singles.
Sam smith took home four Grammy gong to his very vocal thanks cum surprise, publicly thanking his ex for breaking his heart as that enabled his dream come true. 22 year old Sam smith record was inspired by his heartbreak from his now ex-lover.
Africa own Benin Republic Angelique Kidjo - 'Eve' bagged the Grammy gong for Best World Music Album making her the only African to take home a Grammy this year.
Full List of Winners:

Record of the Year
Sam Smith – 'Stay With Me (Darkchild Version)'

Song of the Year
Sam Smith - 'Stay With Me (Darkchild Version)'

Album of the Year
Beck - 'Morning Phase'

Best New Artist
Sam Smith

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
A Great Big World With Christina Aguilera - 'Say Something'

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga - 'Cheek To Cheek'

Best Pop Solo Performance
Pharrell Williams - 'Happy'

Best Pop Vocal Album
Sam Smith - 'In The Lonely Hour'

Best Rock Performance
Jack White - 'Lazaretto'

Best Rock Album
Beck - 'Morning Phase'

Best Rock Song
Paramore - 'Ain't It Fun'

Best Alternative Rock Album
St Vincent - 'St Vincent'

Best Metal Performance
Tenacious D - 'The Last In Line'

Best Rap Performance
Kendrick Lamar - 'I'

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
Eminem Featuring Rihanna - 'The Monster'

Best Rap Song
Kendrick Lamar - 'I'

Best Rap Album
Eminem - 'The Marshall Mathers LP 2'

Best R&B Performance
Beyoncé Featuring Jay Z – 'Drunk In Love'

Best Traditional R&B Performance
Robert Glasper Experiment featuring Lalah Hathaway and Malcolm-Jamal Warner – 'Jesus Children'

Best R&B Song
Beyoncé Featuring Jay Z - 'Drunk In Love'

Best Urban Contemporary Album
Pharrell Williams - 'Girl'

Best R&B Album
Toni Braxton & Babyface - 'Love, Marriage & Divorce'

Best Contemporary Instrumental Album
Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer - 'Bass & Mandolin'

Best Dance/Electronic Album
Aphex Twin - 'Syro'

Best Dance Recording
Clean Bandit Featuring Jess Glynne - 'Rather Be'

Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media

Best Song Written for Visual Media
'Let It Go' from Frozen

Best Country Album
Miranda Lambert - 'Platinum'

Best Country Solo Performance
Carrie Underwood - 'Something In The Water'

Best Country Duo/Group Performance
The Band Perry - 'Gentle On My Mind'

Best Country Song
Glen Campbell & Julian Raymond – 'I'm Not Gonna Miss You'

Best Bluegrass Album
The Earls Of Leicester - 'The Earls Of Leicester'

Best American Roots Performance
Rosanne Cash - 'A Feather's Not A Bird'

Best American Roots Song
Rosanne Cash - 'A Feather's Not A Bird'

Best Americana Album
Rosanne Cash - 'The River & The Thread'

Best Folk Album
Old Crow Medicine Show - 'Remedy'

Best Music Video
Pharrell Williams - 'Happy'

Best Music Film
20 Feet From Stardom

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical
Max Martin
'Bang Bang' (Jessie J, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj)
'Break Free' (Ariana Grande Featuring Zedd)
'Dark Horse' (Katy Perry Featuring Juicy J)
'Problem' (Ariana Grande Featuring Iggy Azalea)
'Shake It Off' (Taylor Swift)
'Unconditionally' (Katy Perry)

Best Instrumental Composition
John Williams - 'The Book Thief'

Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella
Pentatonix - 'Daft Punk'

Best Arrangement, Instrumental and Vocals
Billy Childs - 'New York Tendaberry'

Best Recording Package
Jeff Ament, Don Pendleton, Joe Spix & Jerome Turner, art directors
Pearl Jam - 'Lightning Bolt'

Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package
Susan Archie, Dean Blackwood & Jack White, art directors
'The Rise & Fall Of Paramount Records, Volume One (1917-27)'

Best Album Notes
Ashley Kahn
John Coltrane 'Offering: Live At Temple University'

Best Historical Album
Hank Williams - 'The Garden Spot Programs, 1950'

Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical
Beck - 'Morning Phase'

Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical
Tijs Michiel Verwest, remixer
John Legend – 'All Of Me (Tiesto's Birthday Treatment Remix)'

Best Surround Sound Album
Beyoncé - 'Beyoncé'

Best Regional Roots Music Album
Jo-El Sonnier - 'The Legacy'

Best Reggae Album
Ziggy Marley - 'Fly Rasta'

Best World Music Album
Angelique Kidjo - 'Eve'

Best Children's Album
Neela Vaswani - 'I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up For Education And Changed The World'

Best Musical Theatre Album
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

Best Blues Album
Johnny Winter - 'Step Back'

Best Spoken Word Album
Joan Rivers - 'Diary Of A Mad Diva'

Best Comedy Album
"Weird Al" Yankovic - 'Mandatory Fun'

Best New Age Album
Ricky Kej & Wouter Kellerman - 'Winds Of Samsara'

Best Improved Jazz Solo
Chick Corea - 'Fingerprints'

Best Jazz Vocal Album
Dianne Reeves - 'Beautiful Life'

Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Chick Corea Trio - 'Trilogy'

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band - 'Life In The Bubble'

Best Latin Jazz Album

Arturo O'Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra - 'The Offense Of The Drum'


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