Grammys 2015: List of Winners

Pharrell Williams NERDS poster photo artwork


The 2015 Grammy Show debuted February 8, 2015 featuring live performances from notable singers such as Madonna, John Legend, Usher (tribute to Stevie Wonder), Sia, Beyoncé, Pharrell, Sam Smith, Adam Levine, Ed Sheeran, and AC/DC among others. Sam Smith was the big winner of the night, having earned four awards in multiple categories. His song, Stay With Me, garnered two awards related to best song. Pharrell, Rosanne Cash and Beyoncé won three awards, followed by Kendrick Lamar and Chick Corea and Eminem winning two awards. The movie Frozen also collected a couple of music awards—the song Let It Go won “Best Song Written for Visual Media” and the movie soundtrack won “Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media”. To discover music artists who have previously received a Grammy award or nomination, browse our special collection of Grammy posters.

List of Grammy Awards, 2015

Record of the Year
Sam Smith – “Stay With Me (Darkchild Version)

Song of the Year
Sam Smith – “Stay With Me (Darkchild Version)

Album of the Year
Beck – Morning Phase

Best New Artist
Sam Smith

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
A Great Big World With Christina Aguilera – “Say Something

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
Tony Bennett & Lady GagaCheek To Cheek

Best Pop Solo Performance
Pharrell Williams – “Happy

Best Pop Vocal Album
Sam Smith – In The Lonely Hour

Best Rock Performance
Jack White – “Lazaretto

Best Rock Album
Beck – Morning Phase

Best Rock Song
Paramore – “Ain’t It Fun

Best Alternative Rock Album
St. Vincent – St. Vincent

Best Metal Performance
Tenacious D – “The Last In Line

Best Rap Performance
Kendrick Lamar – “I

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
Eminem Featuring Rihanna – “The Monster

Best Rap Song
Kendrick Lamar – “I

Best Rap Album
Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP2

Best R&B Performance
Beyoncé Featuring Jay Z – “Drunk In Love

Best Traditional R&B Performance
Jesus Children

Best R&B Song
Beyoncé Featuring Jay Z – “Drunk In Love

Best Urban Contemporary Album
Pharrell Williams – Girl

Best R&B Album
Toni Braxton & Babyface – Love, Marriage & Divorce

Best Contemporary Instrumental Album
Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer – Bass & Mandolin

Best Dance/Electronic Album
Aphex Twin – Syro

Best Dance Recording
Clean Bandit Featuring Jess Glynne – “Rather Be

Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media

Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media
The Grand Budapest Hotel

Best Song Written for Visual Media
Let It Go” from Frozen

Best Country Album
Miranda Lambert – Platinum

Best Country Solo Performance
Carrie Underwood (American Idol winner)- “Something In The Water

Best Country Duo/Group Performance
The Band Perry – “Gentle On My Mind

Best Country Song
I’m Not Gonna Miss You
Glen Campbell & Julian Raymond

Best Bluegrass Album
The Earls Of Leicester – The Earls Of Leicester

Best American Roots Performance
Rosanne Cash – “A Feather’s Not A Bird

Best American Roots Song
Rosanne Cash – “A Feather’s Not A Bird

Best Americana Album
Rosanne Cash – The River & The Thread

Best Folk Album
Old Crow Medicine Show – Remedy

Best Music Video
Pharrell Williams – “Happy

Best Music Film
20 Feet From Stardom

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical
Max Martin:
Break Free
Bang Bang
Shake It Off
Dark Horse

Best Instrumental Composition
John Williams – “The Book Thief

Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella
Pentatonix – “Daft Punk

Best Arrangement, Instrumental and Vocals
Billy Childs – “New York Tendaberry

Best Recording Package
Pearl JamLightning Bolt

Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package
The Rise & Fall Of Paramount Records, Volume One (1917-27)

Best Album Notes
Ashley Kahn
John Coltrane – Offering: Live At Temple University

Best Historical Album
Hank Williams – The Garden Spot Programs, 1950

Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical
Beck – Morning Phase

Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical
John Legend – “All Of Me (Tiesto’s Birthday Treatment Remix)

Best Surround Sound Album
Beyoncé – Beyoncé

Best Regional Roots Music Album
Jo-El Sonnier – The Legacy

Best Reggae Album
Ziggy MarleyFly Rasta

Best World Music Album
Angelique Kidjo – Eve

Best Children’s Album
Neela Vaswani – I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up For Education And Changed The World (Malala Yousafzai)

Best Musical Theatre Album
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

Best Blues Album
Johnny Winter – Step Back

Best Spoken Word Album
Joan RiversDiary Of A Mad Diva

Best Comedy Album
“Weird Al” Yankovic – Mandatory Fun

Best New Age Album
Ricky Kej & Wouter Kellerman – Winds Of Samsara

Best Improved Jazz Solo
Chick Corea – “Fingerprints

Best Jazz Vocal Album
Dianne Reeves – Beautiful Life

Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Chick Corea Trio – Trilogy

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band – Life In The Bubble

Best Latin Jazz Album
Arturo O’Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra – The Offense Of The Drum

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