58th Annual Grammy Awards announced

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Who: 58th Annual Grammy Awards
Where: Los Angeles, California
What: Announced
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

Category Album Artist
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.