Grammy Awards 2016: Full Winners list and performances from Kendrick Lamar, Adele, The Weeknd and more


By a.k.e


16 Feb 2016

The biggest night in music went down last night, returning to the Staples Centre in Los Angeles for the 58th annual Grammy Awards. Hosted by LL Cool J, the evening celebrated music from all different genres globally as a total of 83 awards were handed out during the pre-telecast and main show broadcast on CBS.

Kendrick Lamar was the night’s big winner with five. He won Best Rap Album for “To Pimp A Butterfly” as well as Best Rap Performance, Best Rap Song, Best Rap/Sung performance and Best Music Video. Along with wins, Lamar also delivered a show-stopping performance when he took the stage; fusing together Rap, Jazz, Reggae and African sounds for a commanding performance of “The Blacker The Berry” and the Grammy-nominated “Alright”.

Lady Gaga, John Legend, Justin Bieber, Adele, Taylor Swift, Miguel and The Weeknd (sans Lauryn Hill who pulled out at the last minute) also hit the stage to perform. Rihanna, who was scheduled to perform, also pulled out at the 11th hour following doctor’s orders (reportedly due to bronchitis).

Either way, the night was filled with memorable moments and performances, which you can check out below………

Album Of The Year

Sound and Color, Alabama Shakes

To Pimp a Butterfly, Kendrick Lamar

Traveller, Chris Stapleton

Winner: 1989, Taylor Swift

Beauty Behind the Madness, The Weeknd


Record Of The Year

Really Love, D’Angelo and the Vanguard

Winner: Uptown Funk, Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars

Thinking Out Loud, Ed Sheeran

Blank Space, Taylor Swift

Can’t Feel My Face, The Weeknd


Song Of The Year

Alright, Kendrick Lamar

Blank Space, Taylor Swift

Girl Crush, Little Big Town

See You Again, Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth

Winner: Thinking Out Loud, Ed Sheeran


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 You’re Reading This Its Too Late

Winner: Kendrick Lamar, To Pimp a Butterfly

Nicki Minaj, The Pinkprint


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