Who: 58th Annual Grammy Awards
Where: Los Angeles, California
When: 15 February 2016
The 58th Annual Grammy Awards were held on 15 February 2016 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The ceremony recognized the best recordings, compositions and artists of the eligibility year, which was from 1 October 2014 to 30 September 2015.
The nominations of the award were announced on 7 December 2015.
List of Top Grammy Awards Winners
|Record of the Year||Uptown Funk||Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars|
|Album of the Year||1989||Taylor Swift|
|Song of the Year||Thinking Out Loud||Ed Sheeran & Amy Wadge|
|Best New Artist||Meghan Trainor|
|Best Pop Solo Performance||Thinking Out Loud||Ed Sheeran|
|Best Pop Duo/Group Performance||Uptown Funk||Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars|
|Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album||The Silver Lining: The Songs Of Jerome Kern||Tony Bennett & Bill Charlap|
|Best Pop Vocal Album||1989||Taylor Swift|
|Best Dance Recording||Where Are Ü Now||Skrillex and Diplo with Justin Bieber|
|Best Dance/Electronic Album||Skrillex and Diplo Present Jack Ü||Skrillex and Diplo|
|Best Contemporary Instrumental Album||Sylva||Snarky Puppy & Metropole Orkest|
|Best Rock Performance||Don’t Wanna Fight||Alabama Shakes|
|Best Metal Performance||Cirice||Ghost|
|Best Rock Song||Don’t Wanna Fight||Alabama Shakes|
|Best Rock Album||Drones||Muse|
|Best Alternative Music Album||Sound & Color||Alabama Shakes|
|Best R&B Song||Really Love||D’Angelo & Kendra Foster, songwriters (D’Angelo and The Vanguard)|
|Best R&B Album||Black Messiah||D’Angelo and The Vanguard|
|Best World Music Album||Sings||Angelique Kidjo|
|Best Children’s Album||Home||Tim Kubart|
|Best Music Video||Bad Blood||Taylor Swift featuring Kendrick Lamar; Joseph Kahn, video director; Ron Mohrhoff, video producer|
|Best Music Film||Amy||Asif Kapadia, video director; James Gay-Rees, video producer|
Indians in 58th Annual Grammy Awards
• Indo-British filmmaker Asif Kapadia won Grammy Award for Best Music Film for his documentary Amy.
• Amy is a 2015 British documentary film that depicts the life and death of British singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse. It was directed by Asif Kapadia.
About Grammy Awards
• A Grammy Award was originally called Gramophone Award.
• It is an accolade by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) of the United States to recognize outstanding achievement in the mainly English-language music industry.
• The first Grammy Awards ceremony was held on 4 May 1959 to honour the musical accomplishments by performers for the year 1958.
• Following the 2011 ceremony, NARAS overhauled many Grammy Award categories for 2012.