Daft Punk, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis get multiple wins at 2014 Grammy Awards

Paula David – Fourth Estate Cooperative Reporter

Los Angeles, CA, United States (4E) – The 56th Grammy Awards held Sunday night has just honored some of the best musicians and their works, with Daft Punk, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, as well as other artists, winning multiple awards.

French electronic duo Daft Punk won the awards for album of the year, best dance/electronic album and engineered album, and best pop/duo performance for their single, “Get Lucky,” which also featured Pharrell Williams and Nile Rogers. The said song was also named record of the year, beating four other nominees in the category.

First-time Grammy winners Macklemore and Ryan Lewis took home the awards for best new artist, and three rap awards including best performance and best song for their single “Thrift Shop,” and best album for “The Heist.”

Upon accepting the award, rapper Macklemore, whose real name is Ben Haggerty, said, “First and foremost, I want to thank our fans, the people that got on us on this stage. Before there was any media, before there was any buzz … it spread organically through them, and without them, there would be no us.”

Sir Paul McCartney, who performed at the event with fellow Beatles member Ringo Starr, has also won multiple awards including best rock song for “Cut Me Some Slack” together with Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear, best surround sound album and best music film for “Live Kisses.”

Justin Timberlake (best R&B song for “Pusher Love Girl,” best rap collection for “Holy Grail” together with Jay Z, and best music video for “Suit and Tie” together with Jay Z) and Pharrell Williams (record of the year and best pop/duo performance with Daft Punk for “Get Lucky,” and producer of the year) also won multiple awards.

Below is the complete list of winners in the 56th Grammy Awards.

RECORD OF THE YEAR

“Get Lucky” — Daft Punk & Pharrell Williams

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

“Random Access Memories” — Daft Punk

SONG OF THE YEAR

Royals — Joel Little & Ella Yelich O’Connor,

BEST NEW ARTIST

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

BEST POP SOLO PERFORMANCE

“Royals” — Lorde

BEST POP DUO/GROUP PERFORMANCE

“Get Lucky” — Daft Punk & Pharrell Williams

BEST POP INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM

“Steppin’ Out” — Herb Alpert

BEST POP VOCAL ALBUM

“Unorthodox Jukebox” — Bruno Mars

BEST DANCE RECORDING

Clarity — Zedd Featuring Foxes”

BEST DANCE/ELECTRONICA ALBUM

“Random Access Memories” — Daft Punk

BEST TRADITIONAL POP VOCAL ALBUM

“To Be Loved” — Michael Bublé

BEST ROCK PERFORMANCE

Radioactive — Imagine Dragons

BEST METAL PERFORMANCE

“God Is Dead?” — Black Sabbath

BEST ROCK SONG

“Cut Me Some Slack” — Dave Grohl, Paul McCartney, Krist Novoselic & Pat Smear, songwriters (Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, Pat Smear)

BEST ROCK ALBUM

“Celebration Day” — Led Zeppelin

BEST ALTERNATIVE MUSIC ALBUM

“Modern Vampires of the City” — Vampire Weekend

BEST R&B PERFORMANCE

“Something” — Snarky Puppy with Lalah Hathaway

BEST TRADITIONAL R&B PERFORMANCE

“Please Come Home” — Gary Clark Jr.

BEST R&B SONG

“Pusher Love Girl” — James Fauntleroy, Jerome Harmon, Timothy Mosley & Justin Timberlake, songwriters (Justin Timberlake)”Best of Me” — Anthony Hamilton & Jairus Mozee, songwriters (Anthony Hamilton)

BEST URBAN CONTEMPORARY ALBUM

“Unapologetic” — Rihanna

BEST R&B ALBUM

“Girl on Fire” — Alicia Keys

BEST RAP PERFORMANCE

“Thrift Shop” — Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, featuring Wanz

BEST RAP/SUNG COLLABORATION

Holy Grail — Jay Z Featuring Justin Timberlake

BEST RAP SONG

“Thrift Shop” — Ben Haggerty & Ryan Lewis, songwriters (Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz)

BEST RAP ALBUM

“The Heist” — Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

BEST COUNTRY SOLO PERFORMANCE

“Wagon Wheel” — Darius Rucker

BEST COUNTRY DUO/GROUP PERFORMANCE

“From This Valley” — The Civil Wars

BEST COUNTRY SONG

“Merry Go ‘Round” — Shane McAnally, Kacey Musgraves & Josh Osborne, songwriters (Kacey Musgraves)

BEST COUNTRY ALBUM

“Same Trailer Different Park” — Kacey Musgraves

BEST NEW AGE ALBUM

“Love’s River” — Laura Sullivan

BEST IMPROVISED JAZZ SOLO

“Orbits” — Wayne Shorter, soloist

BEST JAZZ VOCAL ALBUM

Liquid Spirit — Gregory Porter

BEST JAZZ INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM

“Money Jungle: Provocative in Blue” — Terri Lyne Carrington

BEST LARGE JAZZ ENSEMBLE ALBUM

“Night in Calisia” — Randy Brecker, Wlodek Pawlik Trio & Kalisz Philharmonic

BEST LATIN JAZZ ALBUM

“Song for Maura” — Paquito D’Rivera and Trio Corrente

BEST GOSPEL/CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN MUSIC PERFORMANCE

“Break Every Chain [Live]” — Tasha Cobbs

BEST GOSPEL SONG

“If He Did It Before… Same God [Live]” — Tye Tribbett, songwriter (Tye Tribbett)

BEST CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN MUSIC SONG

“Overcomer” — David Garcia, Ben Glover & Christopher Stevens, songwriters (Mandisa)

BEST CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN MUSIC ALBUM

“Overcomer” — Mandisa

BEST LATIN POP ALBUM

“Vida” — Draco Rosa

BEST LATIN ROCK, URBAN OR ALTERNATIVE ALBUM

“Treinta Días” — La Santa Cecilia

BEST REGIONAL MEXICAN MUSIC ALBUM (INCLUDING TEJANO)

“A Mi Manera” — Mariachi Divas de Cindy Shea

BEST TROPICAL LATIN ALBUM

“Pacific Mambo Orchestra” — Pacific Mambo Orchestra

BEST AMERICAN ROOTS SONG

“Love Has Come for You” — Steve Martin & Edie Brickell

BEST AMERICANA ALBUM

“Old Yellow Moon” — Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell

BEST BLUEGRASS ALBUM

“The Streets of Baltimore” — Del McCoury Band

BEST BLUES ALBUM

“Get Up!” — Ben Harper With Charlie Musselwhite

BEST FOLK ALBUM

“My Favorite Picture of You” — Guy Clark

BEST REGIONAL ROOTS MUSIC ALBUM

“Dockside Sessions” — Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience

BEST REGGAE ALBUM

“Ziggy Marley in Concert” — Ziggy Marley

BEST WORLD MUSIC ALBUM

“Savor Flamenco” — Gipsy Kings

“Live: Singing for Peace Around the World” — Ladysmith Black Mambazo

BEST CHILDREN’S ALBUM

“Throw a Penny in the Wishing Well” — Jennifer Gasoi

BEST SPOKEN WORD ALBUM (INCLUDES POETRY, AUDIO BOOKS AND STORYTELLING)

“America Again: Re-becoming the Greatness We Never Weren’t” — Stephen Colbert

BEST COMEDY ALBUM

“Calm Down Gurrl” — Kathy Griffin

BEST MUSICAL THEATER ALBUM

“Kinky Boots” — Billy Porter & Stark Sands, principal soloists; Sammy James Jr., Cyndi Lauper, Stephen Oremus & William Wittman, producers; Cyndi Lauper, composer & lyricist (Original Broadway Cast With Stark Sands, Billy Porter & others)

BEST COMPILATION SOUNDTRACK FOR VISUAL MEDIA

“Sound City: Real to Reel” — Dave Grohl & various artists

BEST SCORE SOUNDTRACK FOR VISUAL MEDIA

“Skyfall” — Thomas Newman, composer

BEST SONG WRITTEN FOR VISUAL MEDIA

“Skyfall” — Adele Adkins & Paul Epworth, songwriters (Adele)

BEST INSTRUMENTAL COMPOSITION

“Pensamientos for Solo Alto Saxophone and Chamber Orchestra” — Clare Fischer, composer (The Clare Fischer Orchestra)

BEST INSTRUMENTAL ARRANGEMENT

“On Green Dolphin Street” — Gordon Goodwin, arranger (Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band)

BEST INSTRUMENTAL ARRANGEMENT ACCOMPANYING VOCALIST(S)

“Swing Low” — Gil Goldstein, arranger (Bobby McFerrin & Esperanza Spalding)

BEST RECORDING PACKAGE

“Long Night Moon” — Sarah Dodds & Shauna Dodds, art directors (Reckless Kelly)

BEST BOXED OR SPECIAL LIMITED EDITION PACKAGE

“Wings Over America (Deluxe Edition)” — Simon Earith & James Musgrave, art directors (Paul McCartney and Wings)

BEST ALBUM NOTES

“Afro Blue Impressions (Remastered & Expanded)” — Neil Tesser, album notes writer (John Coltrane)

BEST HISTORICAL ALBUM

“Charlie Is My Darling — Ireland 1965″ — Teri Landi, Andrew Loog Oldham & Steve Rosenthal, compilation producers; Bob Ludwig, mastering engineer (The Rolling Stones)

“The Complete Sussex and Columbia Albums” — Leo Sacks, compilation producer; Joseph M. Palmaccio, Tom Ruff & Mark Wilder, mastering engineers (Bill Withers)

BEST ENGINEERED ALBUM, NON-CLASSICAL

“Random Access Memories” — Peter Franco, Mick Guzauski, Florian Lagatta & Daniel Lerner, engineers; Bob Ludwig, mastering engineer (Daft Punk)

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR, NON-CLASSICAL

Pharrell Williams

BEST REMIXED RECORDING, NON-CLASSICAL

“Summertime Sadness (Cedric Gervais Remix)” — Cedric Gervais, remixer (Lana Del Rey)

BEST SURROUND SOUND ALBUM

“Live Kisses” — Al Schmitt, surround mix engineer; Tommy LiPuma, surround producer (Paul McCartney)

BEST ENGINEERED ALBUM, CLASSICAL

“Winter Morning Walks” — David Frost, Brian Losch & Tim Martyn, engineers; Tim Martyn, mastering engineer (Dawn Upshaw, Maria Schneider, Australian Chamber Orchestra & St. Paul Chamber Orchestra)

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR, CLASSICAL

David Frost

BEST ORCHESTRAL PERFORMANCE

Sibelius: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 4 — Osmo Vänskä, conductor (Minnesota Orchestra)

BEST OPERA RECORDING

“Adès: The Tempest” — Thomas Adès, conductor; Simon Keenlyside, Isabel Leonard, Audrey Luna & Alan Oke; Luisa Bricetti & Victoria Warivonchick, producers (The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra; the Metropolitan Opera Chorus)

BEST CHORAL PERFORMANCE

“Pärt: Adam’s Lament” — Tonu Kaljuste, conductor (Tui Hirv & Rainer Vilu; Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir; Sinfonietta Riga & Tallinn Chamber Orchestra; Latvian Radio Choir & Vox Clamantis)

BEST CHAMBER MUSIC/SMALL ENSEMBLE PERFORMANCE

“Roomful of Teeth” — Brad Wells & Roomful of Teeth

BEST CLASSICAL INSTRUMENTAL SOLO

“Corigliano: Conjurer — Concerto for Percussionist & String Orchestra” — Evelyn Glennie; David Alan Miller, conductor (Albany Symphony)

BEST CLASSICAL VOCAL SOLO

“Winter Morning Walks” — Dawn Upshaw (Maria Schneider; Jay Anderson, Frank Kimbrough & Scott Robinson; Australian Chamber Orchestra & St. Paul Chamber Orchestra)

BEST CLASSICAL COMPENDIUM

“Hindemith: Violinkonzert”; “Symphonic Metamorphosis”; “Konzertmusik” — Christoph Eschenbach, conductor

BEST CONTEMPORARY CLASSICAL COMPOSITION

“Schneider, Maria: Winter Morning Walks” — Maria Schneider, composer (Dawn Upshaw, Jay Anderson, Frank Kimbrough, Scott Robinson & Australian Chamber Orchestra)

BEST MUSIC VIDEO

“Suit & Tie” — Justin Timberlake, featuring Jay Z | David Fincher, video director; Timory King, video producer

BEST MUSIC FILM

“Live Kisses” — Paul McCartney | Jonas Akerlund, video director; Violaine Etienne, Aron Levine & Scott Rodger, video producers

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