Daft Punk, Lorde, Dave Grohl, Vampire Weekend, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, and Pharrell Williams were the big winners at the 2014 Grammy Awards.

    Daft Punk won Album of the Year for Random Access Memories and they won Record of the Year and Best Pop/Duo Group Performance for “Get Lucky”. Plus, Random Access Memories beat out Disclosure to win Best Dance/Electronica Album and also won Best Engineered Album. For their acceptable speech, Pharrell Williams spoke on their behalf.

    Lorde and her chart-topping year-end favorite, “Royals”, was awarded Song of the Year as well as Best Vocal Pop Performance.


    Paul McCartney and surviving Nirvana members Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, and Pat Smear, a.k.a. Sirvana, won Best Rock Song for their Sound City collaboration “Cut Me Some Slack”. The film also won producer Butch Vig a Grammy for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media.

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    Macklemore and Ryan Lewis won Best New Artist over James Blake and Kendrick Lamar. The duo also swept the rap and hip-hop categories, winning Best Rap Album for The Heist and Best Rap Song and Best Rap Performance for “Thrift Shop”. They beat out the likes of Kanye West, Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Jay Z, and ASAP Rocky in winning these categories.

    Imagine Dragons won Best Rock Performance for “Radioactive”, beating out Jack White, David Bowie, and Queens of the Stone Age. Meanwhile, Led Zeppelin won their very first Grammy for Best Rock Album. Their live album Celebration Day beat out efforts by David Bowie, Neil Young, Black Sabbath, Queens of the Stone Age, and Kings of Leon.


    Vampire Weekend won Best Alternative Album for Modern Vampires of the City. They beat out David Bowie, The National, Tame Impala, and Neko Case.

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    Jay Z and Justin Timberlake earned Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for “Holy Grail”. Meanwhile, “Suit and Tie”, directed by David Fincher, won Best Music Video.

    Adele’s “Skyfall” won Best Song Written For Visual Media.

    Gary Clark Jr. won Best Traditional R&B Performance for “Please Come Home”.

    Pharrell Williams topped Jeff Tweedy and Rob Cavallo to win Producer of the Year.

    Stephen Colbert won Best Spoken Word Album for America Again: Re-becoming The Greatness We Never Weren’t. Meanwhile, Kathy Griffin won Best Comedy Album for Calm Down Gurrl.


    We’ll continue to update this article as more winners are announced.

    Album of the Year:
    Daft Punk – Random Access Memories
    Kendrick Lamar – good kid, m.A.A.d city
    Macklemore and Ryan Lewis – The Heist
    Taylor Swift – Red
    Sara Bareilles – The Blessed Unrest

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

    Song of the Year:
    Lorde – “Royals”
    Pink – “Just Give Me a Reason”
    Bruno Mars – “Locked Out of Heaven”
    Katy Perry – “Roar”
    Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – “Same Love”


    Best New Artist:
    Kendrick Lamar
    James Blake
    Macklemore and Ryan Lewis
    Ed Sheeran
    Kacey Musgraves

    Best Rock Song:
    Gary Clark Jr. – “Ain’t Messin ‘Round”
    Dave Grohl, Paul McCartney, Krist Novoselic & Pat Smear – “Cut Me Some Slack”
    The Rolling Stones – “Doom and Gloom”
    Black Sabbath – “God Is Dead?”
    Muse – “Panic Station”

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

    Best Rock Performance:
    Jack White – “I’m Shakin’”
    Queens of the Stone Age – “My God Is The Sun”
    David Bowie – “The Stars (Are Out Tonight)”
    Led Zeppelin – “Kashmir”
    Imagine Dragons – “Radioactive”
    Alabama Shakes – “Always Alright”


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

    Best Rap Song:
    Kanye West – “New Slaves”
    Jay Z – “Holy Grail”
    Drake – “Started From the Bottom”
    Macklemore and Ryan Lewis – “Thrift Shop”
    ASAP Rocky – “Fuckin Problems”

    Best Rap Album:
    Kanye West – Yeezus
    Jay Z – Magna Carta… Holy Grail
    Kendrick Lamar – good kid, m.A.A.d city
    Drake – Nothing Was the Same
    Macklemore and Ryan Lewis – The Heist


    Best Rap Performance:
    Kendrick Lamar – “Swimming Pools (Drank)”
    Jay Z – “Tom Ford”
    Eminem – “Berzerk”
    Drake – “Started From the Bottom”
    Macklemore and Ryan Lewis – “Thrift Shop”

    Best Rap/Sung Collaboration:
    J. Cole feat. Miguel – “Power Trip”
    Jay Z feat. Beyoncé – “Part II (On the Run)”
    Jay Z feat. Justin Timberlake – “Holy Grail”
    Kendrick Lamar feat. Mary J. Blige – “Now or Never”
    Wiz Khalifa feat. The Weeknd – “Remember You”

    Best Pop Duo/Group Performance:
    Daft Punk – “Get Lucky”
    Justin Timberlake feat. Jay Z – “Suit & Tie”
    Robin Thicke – “Blurred Lines”
    Rihanna – “Stay”
    Pink – “Just Give Me a Reason”


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

    Best Dance/Electronica Album:
    Daft Punk – Random Access Memories
    Disclosure – Settle
    Kaskade – Atmosphere
    Pretty Lights – A Color Map of the Sun
    Calvin Harris – 18 Months

    Best Song Written for Visual Media:
    Coldplay – “Atlas”
    Jessie J – “Silver Lining”
    Adele – “Skyfall”
    Colbie Caillat featuring Gavin DeGraw – “We Both Know”
    Lana Del Rey – “Young and Beautiful”
    Regina Spektor – “You’ve Got Time”


    Producer of the Year:
    Rob Cavallo
    Dr. Luke
    Ariel Rechtshaid
    Jeff Tweedy
    Pharrell Williams

    Best Music Video:
    Capital Cities – “Safe And Sound”
    Jay Z – “Picasso Baby”
    Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – “Can’t Hold Us”
    Justin Timberlake and Jay Z – “Suit and Tie”
    Jack White – “I’m Shakin'”

    Best Music Film: 
    Coldplay – Live 2012
    Green Day – ¡Cuatro!
    Ben Harper with Charlie Musselwhite – I’m In I’m Out and I’m Gone: The Making of Get Up!
    Paul McCartney – Live Kisses
    Mumford and Sons – The Road to Red Rocks

    Best Recording Package:
    Geneseo – Automatic Music Can Be Fun
    Reckless Kelly – Long Night Moon
    Jay Z – Magna Carta… Holy Grail
    Metallica – Through the Never
    David Bowie – The Next Day


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