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The Complete List of 2020 Grammy Winners

Guitarist Gary Clark Jr. was one of the evening’s big winners, taking home 3 statues.

<p> Frank Maddocks</p>

Alicia Keys, a 15-time Grammy winner herself, hosted the 62nd Grammy Awards ceremony at the Staples Center in Los Angeles last night, and joined Boyz II Men for “It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday,” a touching tribute to NBA icon Kobe Bryant, who perished in a helicopter crash earlier in the day. Billie Eilish was the night’s big winner with four top awards, but Lizzo, Lil Nas X and Gary Clark Jr. also scored multiple trophies. The complete list of winners is below.

1. Record Of The Year
Award to the Artist and to the Producer(s), Recording Engineer(s) and/or Mixer(s) and mastering engineer(s), if other than the artist.

BAD GUY – WINNER
Billie Eilish
Finneas O’Connell, producer; Rob Kinelski & Finneas O’Connell, engineers/mixers; John Greenham, mastering engineer
 

2. Album Of The Year
Award to Artist(s) and to Featured Artist(s), Songwriter(s) of new material, Producer(s), Recording Engineer(s), Mixer(s) and Mastering Engineer(s) credited with at least 33% playing time of the album, if other than Artist.

WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO? – WINNER
Billie Eilish
Finneas O’Connell, producer; Rob Kinelski & Finneas O’Connell, engineers/mixers; Billie Eilish O’Connell & Finneas O’Connell, songwriters; John Greenham, mastering engineer
 

3. Song Of The Year
A Songwriter(s) Award. A song is eligible if it was first released or if it first achieved prominence during the Eligibility Year. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.

BAD GUY – WINNER
Billie Eilish O’Connell & Finneas O’Connell, songwriters (Billie Eilish)
 

4. Best New Artist
An artist will be considered for Best New Artist if their eligibility year release/s achieved a breakthrough into the public consciousness and notably impacted the musical landscape.

BILLIE EILISH – WINNER

POP

5. Best Pop Solo Performance
For new vocal or instrumental pop recordings. Singles or Tracks only.

TRUTH HURTS – WINNER
Lizzo

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6. Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
For new vocal or instrumental duo/group or collaborative pop recordings. Singles or Tracks only.

OLD TOWN ROAD – WINNER
Lil Nas X Featuring Billy Ray Cyrus

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7. Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new traditional pop recordings.

LOOK NOW – WINNER
Elvis Costello & The Imposters
 

8. Best Pop Vocal Album
For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new vocal pop recordings.
 

WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO? – WINNER
Billie Eilish
 

DANCE/ELECTRONIC MUSIC

9. Best Dance Recording
For solo, duo, group or collaborative performances. Vocal or Instrumental. Singles or tracks only.
 

GOT TO KEEP ON – WINNER
The Chemical Brothers
The Chemical Brothers, producers; Steve Dub Jones & Tom Rowlands, mixers
 

10. Best Dance/Electronic Album
For vocal or instrumental albums. Albums only.

NO GEOGRAPHY – WINNER
The Chemical Brothers
 

CONTEMPORARY INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC

11. Best Contemporary Instrumental Album
For albums containing approximately 51% or more playing time of instrumental material. For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new recordings.

METTAVOLUTION – WINNER
Rodrigo y Gabriela

ROCK

12. Best Rock Performance
For new vocal or instrumental solo, duo/group or collaborative rock recordings.

THIS LAND – WINNER
Gary Clark Jr.
 

13. Best Metal Performance
For new vocal or instrumental solo, duo/group or collaborative metal recordings.

 7EMPEST – WINNER
Tool

14. Best Rock Song
A Songwriter(s) Award. Includes Rock, Hard Rock and Metal songs. A song is eligible if it was first released or if it first achieved prominence during the Eligibility Year. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.

THIS LAND – WINNER
Gary Clark Jr., songwriter (Gary Clark Jr.)

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15. Best Rock Album
For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new rock, hard rock or metal recordings.
 

SOCIAL CUES –  WINNER
Cage The Elephant
 

ALTERNATIVE

16. Best Alternative Music Album
Vocal or Instrumental.

FATHER OF THE BRIDE – WINNER
Vampire Weekend
 

R&B

17. Best R&B Performance
For new vocal or instrumental R&B recordings.

COME HOME – WINNER
Anderson .Paak Featuring André 3000

18. Best Traditional R&B Performance
For new vocal or instrumental traditional R&B recordings.

JEROME – WINNER
Lizzo
 

19. Best R&B Song
A Songwriter(s) Award. A song is eligible if it was first released or if it first achieved prominence during the Eligibility Year. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only. 

SAY SO – WINNER
PJ Morton, songwriter (PJ Morton Featuring JoJo)

20. Best Urban Contemporary Album
For albums containing at least 51% playing time of newly recorded contemporary vocal tracks derivative of R&B.
 

CUZ I LOVE YOU (DELUXE) – WINNER
Lizzo
 

21. Best R&B Album
For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new R&B recordings.

 

VENTURA – WINNER
Anderson .Paak

RAP

22. Best Rap Performance
For a Rap performance. Singles or Tracks only. 

RACKS IN THE MIDDLE – WINNER
Nipsey Hussle Featuring Roddy Ricch & Hit-Boy
 

23. Best Rap/Sung Performance
For a solo or collaborative performance containing both elements of R&B melodies and Rap.

  • HIGHER – WINNER
    DJ Khaled Featuring Nipsey Hussle & John Legend
     

24. Best Rap Song
A Songwriter(s) Award. A song is eligible if it was first released or if it first achieved prominence during the Eligibility Year. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.

 

A LOT –  WINNER
Jermaine Cole, Dacoury Natche, 21 Savage & Anthony White, songwriters (21 Savage Featuring J. Cole)
 

25. Best Rap Album
For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new rap recordings.

IGOR – WINNER
Tyler, The Creator
 

COUNTRY

26. Best Country Solo Performance
For new vocal or instrumental solo country recordings.

RIDE ME BACK HOME – WINNER
Willie Nelson
 

27. Best Country Duo/Group Performance
For new vocal or instrumental duo/group or collaborative country recordings. 

SPEECHLESS – WINNER
Dan + Shay
 

28. Best Country Song
A Songwriter(s) Award. A song is eligible if it was first released or if it first achieved prominence during the Eligibility Year. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.

  • BRING MY FLOWERS NOW – WINNER
    Brandi Carlile, Phil Hanseroth, Tim Hanseroth & Tanya Tucker, songwriters (Tanya Tucker)
     

29. Best Country Album
For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new country recordings.

WHILE I’M LIVIN’ –  WINNER
Tanya Tucker

NEW AGE

30. Best New Age Album
For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new vocal or instrumental new age recordings.

 

WINGS – WINNER
Peter Kater
 

JAZZ

31. Best Improvised Jazz Solo
For an instrumental jazz solo performance. Two equal performers on one recording may be eligible as one entry. If the soloist listed appears on a recording billed to another artist, the latter’s name is in parenthesis for identification. Singles or Tracks only.

SOZINHO – WINNER
Randy Brecker, soloist
 

32. Best Jazz Vocal Album
For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new vocal jazz recordings. 

12 LITTLE SPELLS – WINNER
Esperanza Spalding
 

33. Best Jazz Instrumental Album
For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new instrumental jazz recordings. 

FINDING GABRIEL – WINNER
Brad Mehldau
 

34. Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new ensemble jazz recordings.

THE OMNI-AMERICAN BOOK CLUB – WINNER
Brian Lynch Big Band
 

35. Best Latin Jazz Album
For vocal or instrumental albums containing at least 51% playing time of newly recorded material. The intent of this category is to recognize recordings that represent the blending of jazz with Latin, Iberian-American, Brazilian, and Argentinian tango music.

  • ANTIDOTE – WINNER
    Chick Corea & The Spanish Heart Band
     

GOSPEL/CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN MUSIC

36. Best Gospel Performance/Song
This award is given to the artist(s) and songwriter(s) (for new compositions) for the best traditional Christian, roots gospel or contemporary gospel single or track.

  • LOVE THEORY – WINNER
    Kirk Franklin; Kirk Franklin, songwriter
     

37. Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song
This award is given to the artist(s) and songwriter(s) (for new compositions) for the best contemporary Christian pop, Christian rap/hip-hop, or Christian rock single or track.

GOD ONLY KNOWS – WINNER
for KING & COUNTRY & Dolly Parton; Josh Kerr, Jordan Reynolds, Joel Smallbone, Luke Smallbone & Tedd Tjornhom, songwriters
 

38. Best Gospel Album
For albums containing at least 51% playing time of newly recorded, vocal, traditional or contemporary/R&B gospel music recordings.

  • LONG LIVE LOVE – WINNER
    Kirk Franklin
     

39. Best Contemporary Christian Music Album
For albums containing at least 51% playing time of newly recorded, vocal, contemporary Christian music, including pop, rap/hip hop, or rock recordings.
 

BURN THE SHIPS – WINNER
for KING & COUNTRY
 

40. Best Roots Gospel Album
For albums containing at least 51% playing time of newly recorded, vocal, traditional/roots gospel music, including country, Southern gospel, bluegrass, and Americana recordings.
 

TESTIMONY – WINNER
Gloria Gaynor
 

LATIN

41. Best Latin Pop Album
For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new Latin pop recordings. 

#ELDISCO –  WINNER
Alejandro Sanz
 

42. Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album
For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new Latin rock, urban or alternative recordings. 

EL MAL QUERER – WINNER
ROSALÍA

43. Best Regional Mexican Music Album (Including Tejano)
For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new regional Mexican (banda, norteño, corridos, gruperos, mariachi, ranchera and Tejano) recordings.

DE AYER PARA SIEMPRE –  WINNER
Mariachi Los Camperos

44. Best Tropical Latin Album
For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new tropical Latin recordings.

  • OPUS – WINNER (TIE)
    Marc Anthony

     
  • A JOURNEY THROUGH CUBAN MUSIC – WINNER (TIE)
    Aymée Nuviola

AMERICAN ROOTS MUSIC

45. Best American Roots Performance
For new vocal or instrumental American Roots recordings. This is for performances in the style of any of the subgenres encompassed in the American Roots Music field including Americana, bluegrass, blues, folk or regional roots. Award to the artist(s).

  • SAINT HONESTY – WINNER
    Sara Bareilles
     

46. Best American Roots Song
A Songwriter(s) Award. Includes Americana, bluegrass, traditional blues, contemporary blues, folk or regional roots songs. A song is eligible if it was first released or if it first achieved prominence during the Eligibility Year. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.
 

CALL MY NAME – WINNER
Sarah Jarosz, Aoife O’Donovan & Sara Watkins, songwriters (I’m With Her)
 

47. Best Americana Album
For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new vocal or instrumental Americana recordings.

 

OKLAHOMA – WINNER
Keb’ Mo’
 

48. Best Bluegrass Album
For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new vocal or instrumental bluegrass recordings.

  • TALL FIDDLER – WINNER
    Michael Cleveland
     

49. Best Traditional Blues Album
For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new vocal or instrumental traditional blues recordings.
 

TALL, DARK & HANDSOME – WINNER
Delbert McClinton & Self-Made Men + Dana
 

50. Best Contemporary Blues Album
For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new vocal or instrumental contemporary blues recordings.

  • THIS LAND – WINNER
    Gary Clark Jr.
     

51. Best Folk Album
For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new vocal or instrumental folk recordings.

PATTY GRIFFIN – WINNER
Patty Griffin
 

52. Best Regional Roots Music Album
For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new vocal or instrumental regional roots music recordings.

 

GOOD TIME – WINNER
Ranky Tanky
 

REGGAE

53. Best Reggae Album
For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new reggae recordings.

  • RAPTURE – WINNER
    Koffee
     

WORLD MUSIC

54. Best World Music Album
For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new vocal or instrumental World Music recordings.

CELIA – WINNER
Angelique Kidjo

CHILDREN’S

55. Best Children’s Album
For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new musical or spoken word recordings that are created and intended specifically for children.

  • AGELESS SONGS FOR THE CHILD ARCHETYPE – WINNER
    Jon Samson
     

SPOKEN WORD

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

BECOMING – WINNER
Michelle Obama
 

COMEDY

57. Best Comedy Album
For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new recordings.

STICKS & STONES – WINNER
Dave Chappelle

MUSICAL THEATER

58. Best Musical Theater Album
For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new recordings. Award to the principle vocalist(s) and the album producer(s) of 51% or more playing time of the album. The lyricist(s) and composer(s) of a new score are eligible for an Award if they have written and/or composed a new score which comprises 51% or more playing time of the album.

  • HADESTOWN – WINNER
  • Reeve Carney, André De Shields, Amber Gray, Eva Noblezada & Patrick Page, principal soloists; Mara Isaacs, David Lai, Anaïs Mitchell & Todd Sickafoose, producers (Anaïs Mitchell, composer & lyricist) (Original Broadway Cast)
     

MUSIC FOR VISUAL MEDIA

59. Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media
Award to the artist(s) and/or ‘in studio’ producer(s) of a majority of the tracks on the album. In the absence of both, award to the one or two individuals proactively responsible for the concept and musical direction of the album and for the selection of artists, songs and producers, as applicable. Award also goes to appropriately credited music supervisor(s).

A STAR IS BORN – WINNER
Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper
Paul “DJWS” Blair, Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga, Nick Monson, Lukas Nelson, Mark Nilan Jr. & Benjamin Rice, compilation producers; Julianne Jordan & Julia Michels, music supervisors

60. Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media
Award to Composer(s) for an original score created specifically for, or as a companion to, a current legitimate motion picture, television show or series, video games or other visual media.

CHERNOBYL – WINNER
Hildur Guðnadóttir, composer
 

61. Best Song Written For Visual Media
A Songwriter(s) award. For a song (melody & lyrics) written specifically for a motion picture, television, video games or other visual media, and released for the first time during the Eligibility Year. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.

I’LL NEVER LOVE AGAIN (FILM VERSION) – WINNER
Natalie Hemby, Lady Gaga, Hillary Lindsey & Aaron Raitiere, songwriters (Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper)
Track from: A Star Is Born
 

COMPOSING/ARRANGING

62. Best Instrumental Composition
A Composer’s Award for an original composition (not an adaptation) first released during the Eligibility Year. Singles or Tracks only.

STAR WARS: GALAXY’S EDGE SYMPHONIC SUITE – WINNER
John Williams, composer (John Williams)
 

63. Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella
An Arranger’s Award. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.

 MOON RIVER – WINNER
Jacob Collier, arranger (Jacob Collier)

64. Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals
An Arranger’s Award. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.

  • ALL NIGHT LONG – WINNER
    Jacob Collier, arranger (Jacob Collier Featuring Jules Buckley, Take 6 & Metropole Orkest)
     

PACKAGE

65. Best Recording Package
 

CHRIS CORNELL – WINNER
Barry Ament, Jeff Ament & Joe Spix, art directors (Chris Cornell)
 

66. Best Boxed Or Special Limited Edition Package

 WOODSTOCK: BACK TO THE GARDEN – THE DEFINITIVE 50TH ANNIVERSARY ARCHIVE – WINNER
Masaki Koike, art director (Various Artists)

NOTES

67. Best Album Notes

STAX ’68: A MEMPHIS STORY – WINNER
Steve Greenberg, album notes writer (Various Artists)

HISTORICAL

68. Best Historical Album

PETE SEEGER: THE SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS COLLECTION – WINNER
Jeff Place & Robert Santelli, compilation producers; Pete Reiniger, mastering engineer (Pete Seeger)
 

PRODUCTION, NON-CLASSICAL

69. Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical
An Engineer’s Award. (Artists names appear in parentheses.) 

WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO? – WINNER
Rob Kinelski & Finneas O’Connell, engineers; John Greenham, mastering engineer (Billie Eilish)

70. Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical
A Producer’s Award. (Artists names appear in parentheses.)

  • FINNEAS – WINNER

• When We Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? (Billie Eilish) (A)

71. Best Remixed Recording
A Remixer’s Award. (Artists names appear in parentheses for identification.) Singles or Tracks only.

  • I RISE (TRACY YOUNG’S PRIDE INTRO RADIO REMIX) – WINNER
    Tracy Young, remixer (Madonna)
     

PRODUCTION, IMMERSIVE AUDIO

72. Best Immersive Audio Album
For vocal or instrumental albums in any genre. Must be commercially released on DVD-Audio, DVD-Video, SACD, Blu-Ray, or burned download-only/streaming-only copies and must provide a new immersive mix of four or more channels. Award to the immersive mix engineer, immersive producer (if any) and immersive mastering engineer (if any).

LUX – WINNER
Morten Lindberg, immersive audio engineer; Morten Lindberg, immersive audio mastering engineer; Morten Lindberg, immersive audio producer (Anita Brevik, Trondheimsolistene & Nidarosdomens Jentekor)
 

PRODUCTION, CLASSICAL

73. Best Engineered Album, Classical
An Engineer’s Award. (Artist names appear in parentheses.)

RILEY: SUN RINGS – WINNER
Leslie Ann Jones, engineer; John Kilgore, Judith Sherman & David Harrington, engineers/mixers; Robert C. Ludwig, mastering engineer (Kronos Quartet)
 

74. Producer Of The Year, Classical
A Producer’s Award. (Artist names appear in parentheses.)

  • BLANTON ALSPAUGH – WINNER

• Artifacts – The Music Of Michael McGlynn (Charles Bruffy & Kansas City Chorale)
• Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique; Fantaisie Sur La Tempête De Shakespeare (Andrew Davis & Toronto Symphony Orchestra)
• Copland: Billy The Kid; Grohg (Leonard Slatkin & Detroit Symphony Orchestra)
• Duruflé: Complete Choral Works (Robert Simpson & Houston Chamber Choir)
• Glass: Symphony No. 5 (Julian Wachner, The Choir Of Trinity Wall Street, Trinity Youth Chorus, Downtown Voices & Novus NY)
• Sander: The Divine Liturgy Of St. John Chrysostom (Peter Jermihov & PaTRAM Institute Singers)
• Smith, K.: Canticle (Craig Hella Johnson & Cincinnati Vocal Arts Ensemble)
• Visions Take Flight (Mei-Ann Chen & ROCO)

CLASSICAL

75. Best Orchestral Performance
Award to the Conductor and to the Orchestra.

NORMAN: SUSTAIN – WINNER
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor (Los Angeles Philharmonic)
 

76. Best Opera Recording
Award to the Conductor, Album Producer(s) and Principal Soloists.

PICKER: FANTASTIC MR. FOX – WINNER
Gil Rose, conductor; John Brancy, Andrew Craig Brown, Gabriel Preisser, Krista River & Edwin Vega; Gil Rose, producer (Boston Modern Orchestra Project; Boston Children’s Chorus)
 

77. Best Choral Performance
Award to the Conductor, and to the Choral Director and/or Chorus Master where applicable and to the Choral Organization/Ensemble.
 

DURUFLÉ: COMPLETE CHORAL WORKS – WINNER
Robert Simpson, conductor (Ken Cowan; Houston Chamber Choir)
 

78. Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance
For new recordings of works with chamber or small ensemble (twenty-four or fewer members, not including the conductor). One Award to the ensemble and one Award to the conductor, if applicable. 

SHAW: ORANGE – WINNER
Attacca Quartet

79. Best Classical Instrumental Solo
Award to the Instrumental Soloist(s) and to the Conductor when applicable.

MARSALIS: VIOLIN CONCERTO; FIDDLE DANCE SUITE – WINNER
Nicola Benedetti; Cristian Măcelaru, conductor (Philadelphia Orchestra)
 

80. Best Classical Solo Vocal Album
Award to: Vocalist(s), Collaborative Artist(s) (Ex: pianists, conductors, chamber groups) Producer(s), Recording Engineers/Mixers with 51% or more playing time of new material.

SONGPLAY – WINNER
Joyce DiDonato; Chuck Israels, Jimmy Madison, Charlie Porter & Craig Terry, accompanists (Steve Barnett & Lautaro Greco)
 

81. Best Classical Compendium
Award to the Artist(s) and to the Album Producer(s) and Engineer(s) of over 51% playing time of the album, if other than the artist.

THE POETRY OF PLACES – WINNER
Nadia Shpachenko; Marina A. Ledin & Victor Ledin, producers
 

82. Best Contemporary Classical Composition
A Composer’s Award. (For a contemporary classical composition composed within the last 25 years, and released for the first time during the Eligibility Year.) Award to the librettist, if applicable.
 

HIGDON: HARP CONCERTO – WINNER
Jennifer Higdon, composer (Yolanda Kondonassis, Ward Stare & The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra)
 

MUSIC VIDEO/FILM

83. Best Music Video
Award to the artist, video director, and video producer.

OLD TOWN ROAD (OFFICIAL MOVIE) – WINNER
Lil Nas X & Billy Ray Cyrus
Calmatic, video director; Candice Dragonas, Melissa Larsen & Saul Levitz, video producers
 

84. Best Music Film
For concert/performance films or music documentaries. Award to the artist, video director, and video producer.

  • HOMECOMING – WINNER
    Beyoncé
    Beyoncé Knowles-Carter & Ed Burke, video directors; Steve Pamon & Erinn Williams, video producers
     

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