61st Grammy awards granted to winners

By Hakan Copur

LOS ANGELES (AA) – One of the most significant events in music, the Grammy Awards were granted to their winners in a ceremony attended by celebrities in Los Angeles on Sunday.

The ceremony for the 61st Grammy Awards was held in Staples Center, Los Angeles.

Famous figures such as Lady Gaga, Jada Pinkett Smith, Alicia Keys and Jennifer Lopez got on the stage, while former U.S. President Barack Obama and his spouse Michelle Obama also appeared on the stage as a surprise.

Here is the complete list of winners:

Record of the year: This is America- Childish Gambino

Album of the year: Golden Hour- Kacey Musgraves

Song of the year: This is America- Donald Glover, Ludwig Goransson & Jeffery Lamar Williams, songwriters (Childish Gambino)

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical- Pharrell Williams

Best New Artist- Dua Lipa

Best Pop Solo Performance- Joanne (Where Do You Think You’re Goin’?)- Lady Gaga

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance- Shallow- Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album- My Way- Willie Nelson

Best Pop Vocal Album- Sweetener- Ariana Grande

Best Dance Recording: Electricity – Silk City & Dua Lipa Featuring Diplo & Mark Ronson

Best Dance/Electronic Album- Woman Worldwide- Justice

Best Contemporary Instrumental Album- Steve Gadd Band- Steve Gadd Band

Best Rock Performance- When Bad Does Good- Chris Cornell

Best Metal Performance- Electric Messiah- High On Fire

Best Rock Song- Masseduction- Jack Antonoff & Annie Clark, songwriters (St. Vincent)

Best Rock Album- From the Fires – Greta Van Fleet

Best Alternative Music Album- Colors- Beck

Best R&B Performance- Best Part- H.E.R. Featuring Daniel Caesar

Best Traditional R&B Performance- Bet Ain’t Worth the Hand- Leon Bridges (tie), How Deep Is Your Love- PJ Morton Featuring Yebba (tie)

Best R&B Song- Boo’d Up- Larrance Dopson, Joelle James, Ella Mai & Dijon McFarlane, songwriters (Ella Mai)

Best Urban Contemporary Album- Everything Is Love- The Carters

Best R&B Album- H.E.R. – H.E.R.

Best Rap Performance- King’s Dead- Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Future & James Blake (tie), Bubblin- Anderson .Paak (tie)

Best Rap/Sung Performance- This is America- Childish Gambino

Best Rap Song- God’s Plan – Aubrey Graham, Daveon Jackson, Brock Korsan, Ron LaTour, Matthew Samuels & Noah Shebib, songwriters (Drake)

Best Rap Album- Invasion Of Privacy- Cardi B

Best Country Song- Space Cowboy – Luke Laird, Shane McAnally & Kacey Musgraves, songwriters (Kacey Musgraves)

Best New Age Album – Opium Moon – Opium Moon

Best Jazz Vocal Album- The Window- Cécile McLorin Salvant

Best Music Film- Quincy – Quincy Jones

Best Music Video- This Is America – Childish Gambino

*Fatih Hafiz Mehmet contributed from Ankara.