Grammy Awards 2018: the Complete List of Winners

From Rihanna’s wild performance to Kesha’s emotional return to the stage, the Grammys never seem to disappoint.

The 60th annual awards show took place tonight at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Although we can’t deny host James Corden’s countless one-liners, these talented recording artists deserve a huge round of applause for taking home a highly coveted gold-plated trophy. Here, a complete list of the 2018 Grammy Award winners.

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Record of the Year
24K Magic — Bruno Mars

Album of the Year
24K Magic — Bruno Mars

Song of the Year
“That’s What I Like” — Bruno Mars

Best New Artist
Alessia Cara

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Pop/dance/electronic Music

Best Pop Solo Performance
“Shape of You” — Ed Sheeran

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
“Feel It Still” — Portugal. The Man

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
Tony Bennett Celebrates 90 — Various Artists

Best Pop Vocal Album
÷ (Divide) — Ed Sheeran

Best Dance Recording
“Tonite” — LCD Soundsystem

Best Dance/Electronic Album
3-D The Catalogue — Kraftwerk

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Rock/contemporary Instrumental Music

Best Rock Performance
“You Want It Darker” — Leonard Cohen

Best Metal Performance
“Sultan’s Curse” — Mastodon

Best Rock Song
“Run” — Foo Fighters

Best Rock Album
A Deeper Understanding — The War on Drugs

Best Contemporary Instrumental Album
Prototype — Jeff Lorber Fusion

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Best R&B Performance
“That’s What I Like” — Bruno Mars

Best Traditional R&B Performance
“Redbone” — Childish Gambino

Best R&B Song
“That’s What I Like” — Bruno Mars

Best Urban Contemporary Album
Starboy — The Weeknd

Best R&B Album
24K Magic — Bruno Mars

Best Alternative Music Album
Sleep Well Beast — The National

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Rap/new Age

Best Rap Performance
“Humble” — Kendrick Lamar

Best Rap/Sung Performance
“Loyalty” — Kendrick Lamar featuring Rihanna

Best Rap Song
“Humble” — Kendrick Lamar

Best Rap Album
“Damn” — Kendrick Lamar

Best New Age Album
Dancing on Water — Peter Kater

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Best Country Solo Performance
“Either Way” — Chris Stapleton

Best Country Duo/Group Performance
“Better Man” — Little Big Town

Best Country Song
“Broken Halos” — Chris Stapleton

Best Country Album
From a Room: Volume 1 by Chris Stapleton

Best Improvised Jazz Solo
“Miles Beyond” — John McLaughlin

Best Jazz Vocal Album
Dreams and Daggers — Cécile McLorin Salvant

Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Rebirth — Billy Childs

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
Bringin’ It — Christian McBride Big Band

Best Latin Jazz Album
Jazz Tango — Pablo Ziegler Trio

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Latin/gospel/contemporary Christian Music

Best Latin Pop Album
El Dorado — Shakira

Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album
Residente — Residente

Best Regional Mexican Music Album (Including Tejano)
Arriero Somos Versiones Acústicas — Aida Cuevas

Best Tropical Latin Album
Salsa Big Band — Rubén Blades con Roberto Delgado and Orquesta

Best Gospel Performance/Song
“Never Have to Be Alone” — CeCe Winans

Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song
“What a Beautiful Name” — Hillsong Worship

Best Gospel Album
Let Them Fall in Love — CeCe Winans

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album
Chain Breaker — Zach Williams

Best Roots Gospel Album
Sing It Now: Songs of Faith & Hope — Reba McEntire

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American Roots Music/reggae

Best American Roots Performance
Killer Diller Blues — Alabama Shakes

Best American Roots Song
“If We Were Vampires” — Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit

Best Americana Album
The Nashville Sound — Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit

Best Bluegrass Album (TIE)
Laws of Gravity — The Infamous Stringdusters
All the Rage: In Concert Volume One [Live] — Rhonda Vincent and the Rage

Best Traditional Blues Album
Blue & Lonesome — The Rolling Stones

Best Contemporary Blues Album
TajMo — Taj Mahal and Keb’ Mo’

Best Folk Album
Mental Illness — Aimee Mann

Best Regional Roots Music Album
Kalenda — Lost Bayou Ramblers

Best Reggae Album
Stony Hill — Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley

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World Music/children’s/spoken Word/comedy

Best World Music Album
Shaka Zulu Revisited: 30th Anniversary Celebration — Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Best Children’s Album
Feel What U Feel — Lisa Loeb

Best Spoken Word Album (Includes Poetry, Audio Books and Storytelling)
The Princess Diarist — Carrie Fisher

Best Comedy Album
The Age of Spin & Deep in the Heart of Texas — Dave Chappelle

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Musical Theater/music For Visual Media

Best Musical Theater Album
Dear Evan Hansen — Original Broadway Cast Recording

Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media
La La Land — (Various Artists)

Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media
La La Land — Justin Hurwitz, composer

Best Song Written for Visual Media
“How Far I’ll Go” — Lin-Manuel Miranda, songwriter (Auli’i Cravalho)

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Best Instrumental Composition
“Three Revolutions” — Arturo O’Farrill, composer (Arturo O’Farrill and Chucho Valdés)

Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella
“Escapades for Alto Saxophone and Orchestra From Catch Me if You Can” — John Williams, arranger (John Williams)

Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals
“Putin” — Randy Newman, arranger (Randy Newman)

Best Recording Package
El Orisha de la Rosa — Claudio Roncoli and Cactus Taller, art directors (Magín Díaz)

Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package
The Voyager Golden Record: 40th Anniversary Edition — Lawrence Azerrad, Timothy Daly and David Pescovitz, art directors (Various Artists)

Best Album Notes
Live at the Whisky A Go Go: The Complete Recordings — Lynell George, album notes writer (Otis Redding)

producer of the year

Production, Non-classical & Classical

Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical
24K Magic — Serban Ghenea, John Hanes and Charles Moniz, engineers; Tom Coyne, mastering engineer (Bruno Mars)

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical
Greg Kurstin

Best Remixed Recording
“You Move (Latroit Remix)” — Dennis White, remixer (Depeche Mode)

Best Engineered Album, Classical
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5; Barber: Adagio — Mark Donahue, engineer (Manfred Honeck and Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra)

Producer of the Year, Classical
David Frost

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Surround Sound/historical/classical

Best Surround Sound Album
Early Americans — Jim Anderson, surround mix engineer; Darcy Proper, surround mastering engineer; Jim Anderson and Jane Ira Bloom, surround producers (Jane Ira Bloom)

Best Historical Album
Leonard Bernstein – The Composer — Robert Russ, compilation producer; Martin Kistner and Andreas K. Meyer, mastering engineers (Leonard Bernstein)

Best Orchestral Performance
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5; Barber: Adagio — Manfred Honeck, conductor (Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra)

Best Opera Recording
Berg: Wozzeck — Hans Graf, conductor; Anne Schwanewilms and Roman Trekel; Hans Graf, producer (Houston Symphony; Chorus of Students and Alumni, Shepherd School of Music, Rice University and Houston Grand Opera Children’s Chorus)

Best Choral Performance
Bryars: The Fifth Century — Donald Nally, conductor (PRISM Quartet; The Crossing)

Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance
Death & The Maiden — Patricia Kopatchinskaja and the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra

Best Classical Instrumental Solo
Transcendental — Daniil Trifonov

Best Classical Solo Vocal Album
Crazy Girl Crazy – Music by Gershwin, Berg & Berio — Barbara Hannigan (Orchestra Ludwig)

Best Classical Compendium
Higdon: All Things Majestic, Viola Concerto & Oboe Concerto — Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor; Tim Handley, producer

Best Contemporary Classical Composition
Higdon: Viola Concerto — Jennifer Higdon, composer (Roberto Díaz, Giancarlo Guerrero and Nashville Symphony)

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Music Video/film

Best Music Video
“Humble” — Kendrick Lamar

Best Music Film
The Defiant Ones — Various Artists

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Greta Heggeness is a California-based editor at PureWow and has been writing about entertainment since 2015. She covers everything from awards shows to exclusive celebrity...
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