FULL LIST: Winners, Grammy Awards 2016


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FULL LIST: Winners, Grammy Awards 2016
Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Kendrick Lamar, and more win at the 2016 Grammys

GRAMMY WINNERS. Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, and Kendrick Lamar win awards at the 2016 Grammy Awards. Photo by Paul Buck EPA, Screengrabs from live.grammy.com, Twitter/TheGRAMMYs

MANILA, Philippines – The 2016 Grammy Awards was held on Monday, February 15 (Tuesday, February 16 in Manila) in Los Angeles. (READ: Kendrick Lamar, Taylor Swift favorites at Grammys)

It was an eventful night, with performers like Taylor Swift, Adele, Lady Gaga, and Justin Bieber taking the stage.

Lady Gaga performed a tribute to David Bowie, while various artists, including Demi Lovato and John Legend, performed a tribute to Lionel Richie.

One of the big winners was band Alabama Shakes. Meanwhile, Taylor Swift’s 1989 won Album of the Year and Ed Sheeran’s “Thinking Out Loud” won Song of the Year. 

Here’s the full list of winners:  

Album of the Year

  • Alabama Shakes, Sound and Color
  • Kendrick Lamar, To Pimp a Butterfly
  • Chris Stapleton, Traveller
  • WINNER: Taylor Swift, 1989
  • The Weeknd, Beauty Behind the Madness

Song of the Year

  • Kendrick Lamar, “Alright”
  • Taylor Swift, “Blank Space”
  • Little Big Town, “Girl Crush”
  • Wiz Kahifa feat. Charlie Puth, “See You Again”
  • WINNER: Ed Sheeran, “Thinking Out Loud”

Record of the Year

  • D’Angelo and the Vanguard, “Really Love”
  • WINNER: Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk”
  • Ed Sheeran, “Thinking Out Loud”
  • Taylor Swift, “Blank Space”
  • The Weeknd, “Can’t Feel my Face”

Best New Artist

  • Courtney Barnett
  • James Bay
  • Sam Hunt
  • Tori Kelly
  • WINNER: Meghan Trainor

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

  • Florence + The Machine, ” Ship to Wreck”
  • Maroon 5, “Sugar”
  • WINNER: Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk”
  • Taylor Swift feat. Kendrick Lamar, “Bad Blood”
  • Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth, “See You Again”

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

  • WINNER: Tony Bennett & Bill Charlap, The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern
  • Bob Dylan, Shadows in the Night
  • Josh Groban, Stages
  • Seth MacFarlane, No One Ever Tells You
  • Barry Manilow (& Various Artists), My Dream Duets

Best Pop Vocal Album

  • Kelly Clarkson, Piece by Piece
  • Florence + The Machine, How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful
  • Mark Ronson, Uptown Special
  • WINNER: Taylor Swift, 1989
  • James Taylor, Before This World

Best Dance Recording

  • Above & Beyond feat. Zoë Johnston, “We’re All We Need”
  • The Chemical Brothers, “Go”
  • Flying Lotus feat. Kendrick Lamar, “Never Catch Me”
  • Galantis, “Runaway (U & I)”
  • WINNER: Skrillex and Diplo With Justin Bieber, “Where Are Ü Now” 

Best Rock Performance

  • WINNER: Alabama Shakes, “Don’t Wanna Fight”
  • Florence + The Machine,”What Kind Of Man”
  • Foo Fighters, “Something From Nothing”
  • Elle King, “Ex’s & Oh’s”
  • Wolf Alice, “Moaning Lisa Smile

Best Alternative Music Album

  • WINNER: Alabama Shakes, Sound & Color
  • Björk, Vulnicura
  • My Morning Jacket, The Waterfall
  • Tame Impala, Currents
  • Wilco, Star Wars

Best Urban Contemporary Album

  • The Internet, Ego Death
  • Kehlani, You Should Be Here
  • Lianne La Havas, Blood
  • Miguel, Wildheart
  • WINNER: The Weeknd, Beauty Behind the Madness

Best Rap Album

  • J. Cole, 2014 Forest Hills Drive
  • Dr. Dre, Compton
  • Drake, If Youre Reading This Its Too Late
  • WINNER: Kendrick Lamar, To Pimp a Butterfly
  • Nicki Minaj, The Pinkprint

Best Country Album

  • Sam Hunt, Montevallo
  • Little Big Town, Pain Killer
  • Ashley Monroe, The Blade
  • Kacey Musgraves, Pageant Material
  • WINNER: Chris Stapleton, Traveller

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

  • Joey Alexander, My Favorite Things
  • Terence Blanchard feat. The E-Collective, Breathless
  • Robert Glasper & The Robert Glasper Trio, Covered: Recorded Live at Capitol Studios
  • Jimmy Greene, Beautiful Life
  • WINNER: John Scofield, Past Present

Best Gospel Album

  • Karen Clark Sheard, Destined to Win (Live)
  • Dorinda Clark-Cole, Living It
  • Tasha Cobbs, One Place Live
  • WINNER: Israel & Newbreed, Covered: Alive Is Asia [Live] (Deluxe)
  • Jonathan McReynolds, Life Music: Stage Two

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album

  • Jason Crabb, Whatever the Road
  • Lauren Daigle, How Can It Be
  • Matt Maher, Saints and Sinners
  • WINNER: Tobymac, This Is Not a Test
  • Chris Tomlin, Love Ran Red

Best Latin Pop Album

  • Pablo Alborán, Terral
  • Alex Cuba, Healer
  • WINNER: Ricky Martin, A Quien Quiera Escuchar (Deluxe Edition)
  • Alejandro Sanz, Sirope
  • Julieta Venegas, Algo Sucede

Best Americana Album

  • Brandi Carlile, The Firewatcher’s Daughter
  • Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell, The Traveling Kind
  • WINNER: Jason Isbell, Something More Than Free
  • The Mavericks, Mono
  • Punch Brothers, The Phosphorescent Blues

Best Dance/Electronic Album

  • Caribou, Our Love
  • The Chemical Brothers, Born in the Echoes
  • Disclosure, Caracal
  • Jamie XX, In Colour
  • WINNER: Skrillex and Diplo, Skrillex and Diplo Present Jack Ü

Best Contemporary Instrumental Album

  • Bill Frisell, Guitar in the Space Age!
  • Wouter Kellerman, Love Language
  • Marcus Miller, Afrodeezia
  • Snarky Puppy & Metropole Orkest, Sylva
  • Kirk Whalum, The Gospel According to Jazz, Chapter IV

Best Metal Performance

  • August Burns Red, “Identity”
  • WINNER: Cirice, “Ghost”
  • Lamb of God, “512”
  • Sevendust, “Thank You”
  • Slipknot, “Custer”

Best Rock Song

  • WINNER: Alabama Shakes, “Don’t Wanna Fight”
  • Elle King, “Ex’s & Oh’s”
  • James Bay, “Hold Back the River”
  • Highly Suspect, “Lydia”
  • Florence + the Machine, “What Kind of Man”

Best Rock Album

  • James Bay, Chaos and the Calm
  • Death Cab for Cutie, Kintsugi
  • Highly Suspect, Mister Asylum
  • WINNER: Muse, Drones
  • Slipknot, .5: The Gray Chapter

Best R&B Performance

  • Tamar Braxton, “If I Don’t Have You”
  • Andra Day, “Rise Up”
  • Hiatus Kaiyote, “Breathing Underwater”
  • Jeremih feat. J. Cole, “Planes”
  • WINNER: The Weeknd, “Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)”

Best Traditional R&B Performance

  • Faith Evans, “He Is”
  • WINNER: Lalah Hathaway, “Little Ghetto Boy”
  • Jazmine Sullivan, “Let It Burn”
  • Tyrese, “Shame”
  • Charlie Wilson, “My Favorite Part of You”

Best R&B Song

  • Miguel, “Coffee”
  • The Weeknd, “Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)”
  • Jazmine Sullivan, “Let It Burn”
  • WINNER: D’Angelo and The Vanguard, “Really Love”
  • Tyrese, “Shame”

Best R&B Album

  • Leon Bridges, Coming Home
  • WINNER: D’Angelo and the Vanguard, Black Messiah
  • Andra Day, Cheers to the Fall
  • Jazmine Sullivan, Reality Show
  • Charlie Wilson, Forever Charlie

Best Rap Performance

  • J. Cole, “Apparently”
  • Drake, “Back to Back”
  • Fetty Wap, “Trap Queen”
  • WINNER: Kendrick Lamar, “Alright”
  • Nicki Minaj feat. Drake & Lil Wayne, “Truffle Butter”
  • Kanye West feat. Theophilus London, Allan Kingdom & Paul McCartney, “All Day”

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

  • Big Sean feat. Kanye West & John Legend, “One Man Can Change the World”
  • Common & John Legend, “Glory”
  • Jidenna feat. Roman GianArthur, “Classic Man”
  • WINNER: Kendrick Lamar feat. Bilal, Anna Wise & Thundercat, “These Walls”
  • Nicki Minaj feat. Drake, Lil Wayne & Chris Brown, “Only”

Best Rap Song

  • Kanye West feat. Theophilus London, Allan Kingdom & Paul McCartney, “All Day”
  • WINNER: Kendrick Lamar, “Alright”
  • Drake, “Energy”
  • Common & John Legend, “Glory”
  • Fetty Wap, “Trap Queen”

Best Country Duo/Group Performance

  • Brothers Osborne, “Stay a Little Longer”
  • Joey + Rory, “If I Needed You”
  • Charles Kelley, Dierks Bentley & Eric Paslay, “The Driver”
  • WINNER: Little Big Town, “Girl Crush”
  • Blake Shelton feat. Ashley Monroe, “Lonely Tonight”

Best Country Song

  • Lee Ann Womack, “Chances Are”
  • Tim McGraw, “Diamond Rings And Old Barstools”
  • WINNER: Little Big Town, “Girl Crush”
  • Brandy Clark, “Hold My Hand”
  • Chris Stapleton, “Traveller”

Best Country Solo Performance

  • Cam, “Burning House”
  • WINNER: Chris Stapleton, “Traveller”
  • Carrie Underwood, “Little Toy Guns”
  • Keith Urban, “John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16”
  • Lee Ann Womack, “Chances Are”

Best Pop Solo Performance

  • Kelly Clarkson, “Heartbeat Song”
  • Ellie Goulding, “Love Me Like You Do”
  • WINNER: Ed Sheeran, “Thinking Out Loud”
  • Taylor Swift, “Blank Space”
  • The Weeknd, “Can’t Feel My Face”

Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media

  • Empire: Season 1
  • Fifty Shades of Grey
  • WINNER: Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me
  • Pitch Perfect 2
  • Selma

Best song written for visual media

  • The Weeknd, “Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey)”
  • WINNER: Common & John Legend, “Glory”
  • Ellie Goulding, “Love Me Like You Do”
  • Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth, “See You Again”
  • Lady Gaga, “Til It Happens to You”

Best  Score Soundtrack for Visual Media

  • WINNER: Birdman
  • The Imitation Game
  • Interstellar
  • The Theory of Everything
  • Whiplash

Best Music Video

  • A$AP Rocky, “LSD”
  • The Dead Weather, “I Feel Love”
  • Kendrick Lamar, “Alright”
  • WINNER: Taylor Swift feat. Kendrick Lamar, “Bad Blood”
  • Pharrell Williams, “Freedom”

Best Music Film

  • Foo Fighters, Sonic Highways
  • James Brown, Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown
  • Nina Simone, What Happened, Miss Simone
  • Roger Waters, The Wall
  • WINNER: Amy Winehouse, Amy

Best New Age Album

  • WINNER: Paul Avgerinos, Grace
  • Madi Das, Bhakti Without Borders
  • Catherine Duc, Voyager
  • Peter Kater, Love
  • Ron Korb, Asia Beauty

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

  • Joey Alexander, “Giant Steps”
  • WINNER: Christian McBride, “Cherokee”
  • Donny McCaslin, “Arbiters of Evolution”
  • Joshua Redman, “Friend or Foe”
  • John Scofield, “Past Present”

Best Jazz Vocal Album

  • Karrin Allyson, Many a New Day: Karrin Allyson Sings Rodgers & Hammerstein
  • Denise Donatelli, Find a Heart
  • Lorraine Feather, Flirting With Disaster
  • Jamison Ross, Jamison
  • WINNER: Cécile McLorin Salvant, For One to Love

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album

  • Gil Evans Project, Lines of Color
  • Marshall Gilkes & WDR Big Band, Köln
  • Arturo O’Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, Cuba: The Conversation Continues
  • WINNER: Maria Schneider Orchestra, The Thompson Fields
  • Patrick Williams, Home Suite Home

Best Latin Jazz Album

  • WINNER: Eliane Elias, Made in Brazil
  • The Rodriguez Brothers, Impromptu
  • Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Suite Caminos
  • Wayne Wallace Latin Jazz Quintet, Intercambio
  • Miguel Zenón, Identities Are Changeable

Best Gospel Performance/Song

  • Anthony Brown & Group Therapy, “Worth [Live]”
  • WINNER: Kirk Franklin, “Wanna Be Happy?”
  • Travis Greene, “Intentional”
  • Israel & Newbreed feat. Yolanda Adams, “How Awesome Is Our God [Live]”
  • Brian Courtney Wilson, “Worth Fighting For [Live]”

Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song

  • WINNER: Francesca Battistelli, “Holy Spirit”
  • Crowder, “Lift Your Head Weary Sinner (Chains)”
  • Matt Maher, “Because He Lives (Amen)”
  • Third Day feat. All Sons & Daughters, “Soul on Fire”
  • Tobymac feat. Mr. Talkbox, “Feel It”

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album

  • Jason Crabb, Whatever the Road
  • Lauren Daigle, How Can It Be
  • Matt Maher, Saints and Sinners
  • Tobymac, This Is Not a Test
  • Chris Tomlin, Love Ran Red

Best Roots Gospel Album

  • WINNER: The Fairfield Four, Still Rockin’ My Soul
  • Karen Peck & New River, Pray Now
  • Point of Grace, Directions Home (Songs We Love, Songs You Know)

Best Latin Rock, Urban, or Alternative Album

  • Bomba Estereo, Amanecer
  • La Cuneta Son Machín, Mondongo
  • WINNER: Natalia Lafourcade, Hasta La Raíz
  • Monsieur Periné, Caja De Música
  • WINNER: Pitbull, Dale

Best Regional Mexican Music Album (Including Tejano)

  • Banda El Recodo De Don Cruz Lizarraga, Mi Vicio Mas Grande
  • La Maquinaria Norteña, Ya Dime Adiós
  • Los Cojolites, Zapateando
  • WINNER: Los Tigres Del Norte, Realidades – Deluxe Edition
  • Mariachi Los Camperos De Nati Cano, Tradición, Arte Y Pasión

Best Tropical Latin Album

  • José Alberto “El Canario” & Septeto Santiaguero, Tributo A Los Compadres: No Quiero Llanto
  • WINNER: Rubén Blades With Roberto Delgado & Orchestra, Son De Panamá
  • Guaco, Presente Continuo
  • Juan Luis Guerra 4.40, Todo Tiene Su Hora
  • Victor Manuelle, Que Suenen Los Tambores

Best American Roots Performance

  • Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn, “And Am I Born to Die”
  • Buddy Guy, “Born to Play Guitar”
  • The Milk Carton Kids, “City of Our Lady”
  • Punch Brothers, “Julep”
  • WINNER: Mavis Staples, “See That My Grave Is Kept Clean”

Best American Roots Song

  • The Mavericks, “All Night Long”
  • Don Henley & Merle Haggard, “The Cost of Living”
  • Punch Brothers, “Julep”
  • Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell, “The Traveling Kind”
  • WINNER: Jason Isbell, “24 Frames”

Best Bluegrass Album

  • Dale Ann Bradley, Pocket Full of Keys
  • Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley, Before the Sun Goes Down
  • Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, In Session
  • Ralph Stanley & Friends, Man of Constant Sorrow
  • WINNER: The Steeldrivers, The Muscle Shoals Recordings

Best Blues Album

  • Cedric Burnside Project, Descendants of Hill Country
  • Shemekia Copeland, Outskirts of Love
  • WINNER: Buddy Guy, Born to Play Guitar
  • Bettye LaVette, Worthy
  • John Primer & Various Artists, Muddy Waters 100

Best Folk Album

  • Norman Blake, Wood, Wire & Words
  • WINNER: Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn, Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn
  • Rhiannon Giddens, Tomorrow Is My Turn
  • Patty Griffin, Servant of Love
  • Glen Hansard, Didn’t He Ramble

Best Regional Roots Music Album

  • WINNER: Jon Cleary, Go Go Juice
  • Natalie Ai Kamauu, La La La La
  • Keali’i Reichel, Kawaiokalena
  • The Revelers, Get Ready
  • Windwalker and The MCW, Generations

Best Reggae Album

  • Rocky Dawuni, Branches of the Same Tree
  • Jah Cure, The Cure
  • Barrington Levy, Acousticalevy
  • Luciano, Zion Awake
  • WINNER: Morgan Heritage, Strictly Roots

Best World Music Album

  • Gilberto Gil, Gilbertos Samba Ao Vivo
  • WINNER: Angelique Kidjo, Sings
  • Ladysmith Black Mambazo With Ella Spira & The Inala Ensemble, Music From Inala
  • Anoushka Shankar, Home
  • Zomba Prison Project, I Have No Everything Here

Best Children’s Album

  • José-Luis Orozco, ¡Come Bien! Eat Right!
  • Gustafer Yellowgold, Dark Pie Concerns
  • WINNER: Tim Kubart, Home
  • Lori Henriques, How Great Can This Day Be
  • Molly Ledford & Billy Kelly, Trees

Best Spoken Word Album (Includes Poetry, Audio Books & Storytelling)

  • Patti Smith, Blood on Snow (Jo Nesbø)
  • Dick Cavett, Brief Encounters: Conversations, Magic Moments, and Assorted Hijinks
  • WINNER: Jimmy Carter, A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety
  • Janis Ian & Jean Smart, Patience and Sarah (Isabel Miller)
  • Amy Poehler (& Various Artists), Yes Please

Best Comedy Album

  • Lisa Lampanelli, Back to the Drawing Board
  • Wyatt Cenac, Brooklyn
  • Jay Mohr, Happy. And A Lot.
  • Craig Ferguson, Just Being Honest
  • Louis CK, Live at Madison Square Garden

Best Musical Theater Album

  • An American in Paris
  • Fun Home
  • WINNER: Hamilton
  • The King And I
  • Something Rotten!

Best Instrumental Composition

  • WINNER: Arturo O’Farrill, “The Afro Latin Jazz Suite”
  • Bob Mintzer, “Civil War”
  • David Balakrishnan, “Confetti Man”
  • Rich DeRosa, “Neil”
  • Marshall Gilkes, “Vesper”

Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella

  • Bruno Mars
  • WINNER: Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
  • Do You Hear What I Hear?
  • Ghost of a Chance
  • You and the Night and the Music

Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals

  • Shelly Berg, “Be My Muse”
  • Patrick Williams, “52nd & Broadway”
  • Otmaro Ruiz “Garota De Ipanema”
  • WINNER: Maria Schneider, “Sue (Or in a Season of Crime)”
  • Jimmy Greene, “When I Come Home”

Best Recording Package

  • Alex Trochut, Alagoas, Alagoas
  • Anita Marisa Boriboon, Snoop Dogg, Bush
  • Brian Roettinger, Florence + the Machine, How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful(Deluxe Edition)
  • Nathanio Strimpopulos, Elvis Presley, My Happiness
  • WINNER: Sarah Dodds, Shauna Dodds & Dick Reeves, Asleep at the Wheel, Still the King: Celebrating the Music of Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys

Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package

  • Of Monsters and Men, Beneath the Skin
  • Father John Misty, I Love You,
  • WINNER: Various Artists, The Rise & Fall Of Paramount Records, Volume Two (1928-32)
  • The Rolling Stones, Sticky Fingers (Super Deluxe Edition)
  • Grateful Dead, 30 Trips Around the Sun
  • The Decemberists, What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World (Deluxe Box Set)

Best Album Notes

  • James P. Leary, Folksongs of Another America: Field Recordings From The Upper Midwest, 1937-1946
  • Jeff Place, Lead Belly: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection
  • WINNER: Joni Mitchell, Love Has Many Faces: A Quartet, A Ballet, Waiting to Be Danced
  • Ted Olson, Portrait of an American Singer
  • Ryan Barna, Songs of the Night: Dance Recordings, 1916-1925

Best Historical Album

  • WINNER: Bob Dylan and the Band, The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11
  • Erroll Garner, The Complete Concert by the Sea
  • Various Artists, Native North America (Vol. 1): Aboriginal Folk, Rock, And Country 1966–1985
  • Various Artists, Parchman Farm: Photographs and Field Recordings, 1947–1959
  • Fannie Lou Hamer, Songs My Mother Taught Me

Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical

  • James Taylor, Before This World
  • Melody Gardot, Currency of Man
  • The Bird and the Bee, Recreational Love
  • WINNER: Alabama Shakes, Sound & Color
  • Diana Krall, Wallflower

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical

  • WINNER: Jeff Bhasker
  • Dave Cobb
  • Diplo
  • Larry Klein
  • Blake Mills

Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical

  • Daniel Hope, “Berlin by Overnight (CFCF Remix)”
  • JES, Shant, & Clint Maximus, “Hold On (Fatum Remix)”
  • Galantis, “Runaway (U & I) (Kaskade Remix)”
  • Odesza feat. Zyra, “Say My Name (RAC Remix)”
  • Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk (Dave Audé Remix)”

Best Surround Sound Album

  • Ingar Heine Bergby & Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Amdahl: Astrognosia & Aesop
  • WINNER: Roger Waters, Amused to Death
  • Øyvind Gimse, Anita Brevik, Nidarosdomens Jentekor & Trondheimsolistene,Magnificat
  • Paavo Järvi & Russian National Orchestra, Shostakovich: Symphony No. 7
  • Tove Ramlo-Ystad & Cantus, Spes

Best Engineered Album, Classical

  • WINNER: George Manahan & San Francisco Ballet Orchestra, Ask Your Mama
  • Ludovic Morlot, Augustin Hadelich & Seattle Symphony, Dutilleux: Métaboles; L’Arbre Des Songes; Symphony No. 2, ‘Le Double’
  • Martin Pearlman, Jennifer Rivera, Fernando Guimarães & Boston Baroque,Monteverdi: Il Ritorno D’Ulisse In Patria
  • Charles Bruffy, Phoenix Chorale & Kansas City Chorale, Rachmaninoff: All-Night Vigil
  • Michael Stern & Kansas City Symphony, Saint-Saëns: Symphony No. 3, ‘Organ’

Producer of the Year, Classical

  • Blanton Alspaugh
  • Manfred Eicher
  • Marina A. Ledin, Victor Ledin
  • Dan Merceruio
  • WINNER: Judith Sherman

Best Orchestral Performance

  • Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, “Bruckner: Symphony No. 4”
  • Seattle Symphony, “Dutilleux: Métaboles; L’Arbre Des Songes; Symphony No. 2, ‘Le Double'”
  • WINNER: Boston Symphony Orchestra, “Shostakovich: Under Stalin’s Shadow – Symphony No. 10”
  • The Oregon Symphony, “Spirit of the American Range”
  • New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, “Zhou Long & Chen Yi: Symphony ‘Humen 1839′”

Best Opera Recording

  • Orchestra of the Deutsche Oper Berlin; Chorus of the Deutsche Oper Berlin, “Janáček: Jenůfa”
  • Boston Baroque, “Monteverdi: Il Ritorno D’Ulisse in Patria”
  • Chamber Orchestra of Europe, “Mozart: Die Entführung Aus Dem Serail”
  • WINNER: Saito Kinen Orchestra; SKF Matsumoto Chorus & SKF Matsumoto Children’s Chorus, “Ravel: L’Enfant Et Les Sortilèges; Shéhérazade”
  • Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra, “Steffani: Niobe, Regina Di Tebe”

Best Choral Performance

  • Bernard Haitink, “Beethoven: Missa Solemnis”
  • Harry Christophers, “Monteverdi: Vespers of 1610”
  • Craig Hella Johnson, “Pablo Neruda – The Poet Sings”
  • Eric Holtan, “Paulus: Far in the Heavens”
  • WINNER: Charles Bruffy, “Rachmaninoff: All-Night Vigil”

Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance

  • Tanja Tetzlaff, Christian Tetzlaff & Lars Vogt, “Brahms: The Piano Trios”
  • WINNER: Eighth Blackbird, “Filament”
  • Nadia Shpachenko & Genevieve Feiwen Lee, “Flaherty: Airdancing for Toy Piano, Piano & Electronics”
  • Brad Wells & Roomful of Teeth, “Render”
  • Takács Quartet & Marc-André Hamelin, “Shostakovich: Piano Quintet & String Quartet No. 2”

Best Classical Instrumental Solo

  • WINNER: Augustin Hadelich, “Dutilleux: Violin Concerto, L’Arbre Des Songes”
  • Joseph Moog, “Grieg & Moszkowski: Piano Concertos”
  • Kristian Bezuidenhout, “Mozart: Keyboard Music, Vol. 7”
  • Daniil Trifonov, “Rachmaninov Variations”
  • Ursula Oppens, “Rzewski: The People United Will Never Be Defeated!”

Best Classical Solo Vocal Album

  • Beethoven: An Die Ferne Geliebte; Haydn: English Songs; Mozart: Masonic Cantata
  • WINNER: Joyce & Tony – Live From Wigmore Hall
  • Nessun Dorma – The Puccini Album
  • Rouse: Seeing; Kabir Padavali
  • St. Petersburg

Best Classical Compendium

  • New Budapest Orpheum Society, As Dreams Fall Apart – The Golden Age Of Jewish Stage And Film Music (1925-1955)
  • George Manahan, Ask Your Mama
  • Paul McCreesh, Handel: L’Allegro, Il Penseroso Ed Il Moderato, 1740
  • Giancarlo Guerrero, Paulus: Three Places of Enlightenment; Veil of Tears & Grand Concerto
  • Nadia Shpachenko, Woman at the New Piano

Best Contemporary Classical Composition

  • Gerald Barry, Barry: The Importance of Being Earnest
  • Andrew Norman, Norman: Play
  • WINNER: Stephen Paulus, Paulus: Prayers & Remembrances
  • Joan Tower, Tower: Stroke
  • Julia Wolfe, Wolfe: Anthracite Fields

– Rappler.com

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