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2015 Grammy Awards Running Tally

trophyGreetings Music Fans and thanks for joining us here on Grammy night!  Live tweet with us on Twitter @JPLime during the show and we’ll be keeping track of some the big winners here, obviously with a focus on Hip Hop. So without further delay, the winners are…

Best Rap Performance

winner: “i” by Kendrick Lamar

other nominees:
“3005” by Childish Gambino
“0-100” by Drake
“Rap God” by Eminem
“All I Need Is You” by Lecrae

The song “i” also won Best Rap Song, a songwriter’s award going to K. Duckworth and C. Smith.


Best Rap Album
winner: Eminem, MMLP2

other nominees:
Childish Gambino, Because the Internet
Iggy Azalea, The New Classic
Common, Nobody’s Smiling
Schoolboy Q, Oxymoron
Wiz Khalifa, Blacc Hollywood


Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

winner: Eminem ft. Rihanna, “The Monster”

other nominees:
Common ft. Jhene Aiko, “Blak Majik”
ILoveMakonnen ft. Drake, “Tuesday”
Schoolboy Q ft. the Chicago Kid, “Studio”
Kanye West ft. Charlie Wilson, “Bound 2”


Best R&B Song: Jay-Z and Beyonce, “Drunk in Love”

Best Pop Solo Performance: Pharrell, “Happy”

Best R&B Performance: Jay-Z and Beyonce, “Drunk in Love”

Sam Smith was truly one of the biggest names of the night winning Song of the year, Record of the Year, Best Vocal Album and Best New Artist.

Beck took home the Album of the Year honors for Morning Phase.

Co-AOTY nominee Pharrell took home three awards on the night, adding Best Urban Contempory Album and Best Music Video to the one listed above.

Beyonce, also a AOTY nominee, added Best Surrond Sound Album to the two awards listed above for “Drunk in Love”.

Iggy Azalea was nominated for 4 awards but won none.

And outside the Hip Hop world…

Jack White took home Best Rock Performance for “Lazaretto”.

In addition to AOTY, Beck’s Morning Phase beat out veterans Tom Petty and U2 for Best Rock Album.

Singer Roseanne Cash took home all three of the awards for which she was nominated.

Famed blues guitarist Johnny Winter, who passed away in July, won Best Blues Album.

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