The Grammy Awards is the biggest, most glamorous night in the music calendar each year — a star-studded evening of some unforgettable performances… and others that fall flat.
Monday’s gala in Los Angeles was no different. While Kendrick Lamar and Lady Gaga lit up the stage, others including Adele — who admitted to technical difficulties — and Taylor Swift were underwhelming.
The following is a list of the winners in a selection of top categories at the 58th Grammy Awards, which were presented in Los Angeles on Monday:
Album of the Year: Taylor Swift, “1989”
Record of the Year (for single): Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk”
Song of the Year (for songwriting): Ed Sheeran, “Thinking Out Loud”
Best New Artist: Meghan Trainor
Best Pop Vocal Album: Taylor Swift, “1989”
Best Pop Solo Performance: Ed Sheeran, “Thinking Out Loud”
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance: Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk”
Best Rock Album: Muse, “Drones”
Best Alternative Music Album: Alabama Shakes, “Sound and Color”
Best Rap Album: Kendrick Lamar, “To Pimp a Butterfly”
Best World Music Album: Angelique Kidjo, “Sings” (Benin/Luxembourg)
Best Dance/Electronic Album: Skrillex and Diplo, “Skrillex and Diplo Present Jack U”