Grammy Awards 2016: Kendrick Lamar and Taylor Swift Dominate Winner List
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The rapper wins big with five nods including the Best Music Video Award that he shares with Swift, while the singer takes home the annual awards show's biggest prize, Album of the Year.

AceShowbiz - The 2016 Grammy Awards was all about %cKendrick Lamar% and %cTaylor Swift%. The "Bad Blood" collaborators came out as the biggest winners of the just-wrapped event, which aired live on CBS from Los Angeles' Staples Center.

Lamar, who was up for 11 awards, took home five of them including the Best Rap Album for "To Pimp a Butterfly", Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for "These Walls" featuring %cBilal%, %cAnna Wise% & %cThundercat% as well as Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song for "Alright". He also shared the Best Music Video trophy with Swift for her "Bad Blood" visuals.

In addition to the aforementioned award, Swift claimed two other Grammys for her chart-topping, records-breaking album, "1989". She nabbed the Best Pop Vocal Album as well as the coveted Album of the Year that she won over Lamar's "To Pimp a Butterfly", %cThe Weeknd%'s "Beauty Behind the Madness", %cAlabama Shakes%' "Sound & Color" and %cChris Stapleton%'s "Traveller".

Despite losing the prestigious honor, The Weeknd, Alabama Shakes and Stapleton all walked away with multiple trophies. The Canadian R&B singer won the Best R&B Performance and Best Urban Contemporary Album for "Earned It" and "Beauty Behind the Madness", respectively.

%cBrittany Howard% and Co.'s "Dont Wanna Fight" earned them the Best Rock Performance and Best Rock Song as their "Sound & Color" album beat out competitors in Best Alternative Music Album category. Staptleton, meanwhile, ruled both Best Country Album and Best Country Solo Performance categories with his "Traveller" and its title track

Other big names making up the winner list included %cMark Ronson% (Record of the Year and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for "Uptown Funk" feat. %cBruno Mars%), %cEd Sheeran% (Best Pop Solo Performance and Song of the Year for "Thinking Out Loud"), %cMeghan Trainor% (Best New Artist), %cD'Angelo% (Best R&B Song for "Really Love" and Best R&B Album for "Black Messiah"), %cMuse% (Best Rock Album for "Drones") and %cLittle Big Town% (Best Country Duo/Group Performance for "Girl Crush"). Visit Grammy Awards' official website for more winners.

  • Record of the Year: %cMark Ronson%, feat. %cBruno Mars%, "Uptown Funk"
  • Album of the Year: %cTaylor Swift%, "1989"
  • Song of the Year: %cEd Sheeran% and %cAmy Wadge%, "Thinking Out Loud"
  • Best New Artist: %cMeghan Trainor%
  • Best Pop Solo Performance: %cEd Sheeran%, "Thinking Out Loud"
  • Best Pop Duo/Group Performance: %cMark Ronson%, feat. %cBruno Mars%, "Uptown Funk"
  • Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album: %cTony Bennett% and %cBill Charlap%, "The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern"
  • Best Pop Vocal Album: %cTaylor Swift%, "1989"
  • Best Dance Recording: %cSkrillex% and %cDiplo%, feat. %cJustin Bieber%, "Where Are U Now"
  • Best Dance/Electronic Album: %cSkrillex% and %cDiplo%, "Skrillex and Diplo Present Jack U"
  • Best Rock Performance: %cAlabama Shakes%, "Don't Wanna Fight"
  • Best Metal Performance: %cGhost%, "Cirice"
  • Best Rock Song: %cAlabama Shakes%, "Don't Wanna Fight"
  • Best Rock Album: %cMuse%, "Drones"
  • Best Alternative Music Album: %cAlabama Shakes%, "Sound & Color"
  • Best R&B Performance: %cThe Weeknd%, "Earned It"
  • Best R&B Song: %cD'Angelo%, "Really Love"
  • Best Urban Contemporary Album: %cThe Weeknd%, "Beauty Behind the Madness"
  • Best R&B Album: %cD'Angelo% and %cThe Vanguard%, "Black Messiah"
  • Best Rap Performance: %cKendrick Lamar%, "Alright"
  • Best Rap Song: %cKendrick Lamar%, "Alright"
  • Best Rap/Sung Collaboration: %cKendrick Lamar%, feat. %cBilal%, %cAnna Wise% & %cThundercat%, "These Walls"
  • Best Rap Album: %cKendrick Lamar%, "To Pimp a Butterfly"
  • Best Country Solo Performance: %cChris Stapleton%, "Traveller"
  • Best Country Duo/Group Performance: %cLittle Big Town%, "Girl Crush"
  • Best Country Song: %cLittle Big Town%, "Girl Crush"
  • Best Country Album: %cChris Stapleton%, "Traveller"
  • Best Music Video: %cTaylor Swift%, feat. %cKendrick Lamar%, "Bad Blood"
2016 Grammy Awards: Arrivals | Performances | Press Room

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