Grammy Awards Winners 2020: A complete list with nominees

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The 2020 Grammys held on Sunday 26th of January, opening with a Kobe Bryant tribute from host, the 15-time Grammy winner, Alicia Keys, and Boyz II Men.

The big winner of the night was newcomer Billie Eilish who swept the top four categories of the awards; winning Album, Song and Record of the year, as well as Best New Artist.

The late rapper, Nipsey Hussle who was killed in March 2019 was honoured by Kirk Franklin, DJ Khaled, John Legend, Meek Mill, Roddy RIcch and YG.

Nigerian hearts were broken as the Beninoise born singer, Angelique Kidjo beat Burna Boy to win the World’s Best Music category.

Below is the full list of 2020 Grammy winners and nominees

Record of the year

  • Bon Iver – Hey, Ma
  • Billie Eilish – Bad Guy – WINNER
  • Ariana Grande – 7 Rings
  • H.E.R. – Hard Place
  • Khalid – Talk
  • Lil Nas X featuring Billy Ray Cyrus – Old Town Road
  • Lizzo – Truth Hurts
  • Post Malone & Swae Lee – Sunflower

Album of the year

  • Bon Iver – I, I
  • Lana Del Rey – Norman F***ing Rockwell!
  • Billie Eilish – When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? – WINNER
  • Ariana Grande – Thank U, Next
  • H.E.R. – I Used To Know Her
  • Lil Nas X – 7
  • Lizzo – Cuz I Love You (Deluxe)
  • Vampire Weekend – Father Of The Bride

Best new artist

  • Black Pumas
  • Billie Eilish – WINNER
  • Lil Nas X
  • Lizzo
  • Maggie Rogers
  • Rosalía
  • Tank And The Bangas
  • Yola

Best rap/sung performance

  • DJ Khaled featuring Nipsey Hussle & John Legend – Higher – WINNER
  • Lil Baby & Gunna – Drip Too Hard
  • Lil Nas X – Panini
  • Mustard featuring Roddy Ricch – Ballin
  • Young Thug featuring J. Cole & Travis Scott – The London

Song of the year

  • Lady Gaga – Always Remember Us This Way
  • Billie Eilish – Bad Guy – WINNER
  • Tanya Tucker – Bring My Flowers Now
  • H.E.R. – Hard Place
  • Taylor Swift – Lover
  • Lana Del Rey – Norman F***ing Rockwell
  • Lewis Capaldi – Someone You Loved
  • Lizzo – Truth Hurts

Best rap album

  • Dreamville – Revenge Of The Dreamers III
  • Meek Mill – Championships
  • 21 Savage – I Am > I Was
  • Tyler, The Creator – Igor – WINNER
  • YBN Cordae – The Lost Boy

Best comedy album

  • Jim Gaffigan – Quality Time
  • Ellen DeGeneres – Relatable
  • Aziz Ansari – Right Now
  • Trevor Noah – Son of Patricia
  • Dave Chappelle – Sticks & Stones – WINNER

Best country duo / group performance

  • Brooks & Dunn with Luke Combs – Brand New Man
  • Brothers Osborne – I Don’t Remember Me (Before You)
  • Dan + Shay – Speechless – WINNER
  • Little Big Town – The Daughters
  • Maren Morris ft. Brandi Carlile – Common

Pop solo performance of the year

  • Beyoncé – Spirit
  • Billie Eilish – Bad Guy
  • Ariana Grande – 7 Rings
  • Lizzo – Truth Hurts – WINNER
  • Taylor Swift – You Need To Calm Down

Best pop duo/group performance

  • Ariana Grande & Social House – Boyfriend
  • Lil Nas X featuring Billy Ray Cyrus – Old Town Road – WINNER
  • Jonas Brothers – Sucker
  • Post Malone & Swae Lee – Sunflower
  • Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello – Señorita

Best pop vocal album

Billie Eilish – When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?WINNER
Beyoncé – The Lion King: The Gift
Ariana Grande – Thank U, Next
Ed Sheeran – No. 6 Collaborations Project
Taylor Swift – Lover

Best dance/electronic album

  • The Chemical Brothers – No Geography — WINNER
  • Apparat – LP5
  • Flume – Hi This Is Flume (Mixtape)
  • RÜFÜS DU SOL – Solace
  • Tycho – Weather

Best rock performance

  • Karen O & Danger Mouse – Woman
  • Rival Sons – Too Bad
  • Gary Clark Jr – This Land – WINNER
  • Bones UK – Pretty Waste
  • Brittany Howard – History Repeats

Best rock song

  • Tool – Fear Inoculum
  • Gary Clark Jr – This Land – WINNER
  • The 1975 – Give Yourself A Try
  • Vampire Weekend – Harmony Hall
  • Brittany Howard – History Repeats

Best metal performance

  • Tool – 7empest – WINNER
  • The Great Octopus – Candlemass featuring Tony Iommi – Astorolus
  • Death Angel – Astorolus
  • I Prevail – Bow Down
  • Killswitch Engage – Unleashed

Best rock album

  • Cage The Elephant – Social Cues – WINNER
  • Bring Me The Horizon – Amo
  • The Cranberries – In The End
  • I Prevail – Trauma
  • Rival Sons – Feral Roots

Best alternative music album

  • Vampire Weekend – Father of the Bride – WINNER
  • Big Thief – U.F.O.F.
  • James Blake – Assume Form
  • Bon Iver – I,I
  • Thom Yorke – Anima

Best R&B performance

  • Anderson .Paak featuring André 3000 – Come Home – WINNER
  • Daniel Caesar & Brandy – Love Again
  • H.E.R. featuring Bryson Tiller – Could’ve Been
  • Lizzo featuring Gucci Mane – Exactly How I Feel
  • Lucky Daye – Roll Some Mo

Best traditional R&B album

  • Lizzo – Jerome – WINNER
  • BJ The Chicago Kid – Time Today
  • India.Arie – Steady Love
  • Lucky Daye – Real Games
  • PJ Morton featuring Jazmine Sullivan – Built for Love

Best urban contemporary album

  • Lizzo – Cuz I Love You (Deluxe) — WINNER
  • Steve Lacy – Apollo XXI
  • Georgia Anne Muldrow – Overload
  • NAO – Saturn
  • Jessie Reyez – Being Human In Public

Best R&B album

  • Anderson .Paak – Ventura – WINNER
  • BJ The Chicago Kid – 1123
  • Lucky Daye – Painted
  • Ella Mai – Ella Mai
  • PJ Morton – Paul

Best rap performance

  • Nipsey Hussle featuring Roddy Ricch & Hit-Boy – Racks In The Middle – WINNER
  • J. Cole – Middle Child
  • DaBaby – Suge
  • Dreamville featuring J.I.D, Bas, J. Cole, EARTHGANG & Young Nudy – Down Bad
  • Offset featuring Cardi B – Clout

Best rap song

  • 21 Savage featuring J. Cole – A Lot – WINNER
  • YBN Cordae featuring Chance The Rapper – Bad Idea
  • Rick Ross featuring Drake – Gold Roses
  • Nipsey Hussle featuring Roddy Ricch & Hit-Boy – Racks In The Middle
  • DaBaby – Suge

Best country solo performance

  • Willie Nelson – Ride Me Back Home – WINNER
  • Tyler Childers – All Your’n
  • Ashley McBryde – Girl Goin’ Nowhere
  • Blake Shelton – God’s Country
  • Tanya Tucker – Bring My Flowers Now

Best country song

  • Tanya Tucker – Bring My Flowers Now – WINNER
  • Ashley McBryde – Girl Goin’ Nowhere
  • Miranda Lambert – It All Comes Out In The Wash
  • Eric Church – Some of It
  • Dan + Shay – Speechless

Best country album

  • Tanya Tucker – While I’m Livin’ – WINNER
  • Eric Church – Desperate Man
  • Reba McEntire – Stronger Than The Truth
  • Pistol Annies – Interstate Gospel
  • Thomas Rhett – Center Point Road

Best Latin pop album

  • Alejandro Sanz – #Eldisco – WINNER
  • Luis Fonsi – Vida
  • Maluma – 11:11
  • Ricardo Montaner – Montaner
  • Sebastian Yatra – Fantasia

Best Latin rock, urban or alternative album

  • Rosalía – El Mal Querer – WINNER
  • Bad Bunny – X 100PRE
  • J Balvin & Bad Bunny – Oasis
  • Flor De Toloache – Indestructible
  • iLe – Almadura

Best tropical Latin album

Marc Anthony – Opus – WINNER (TIE)
Aymée Nuviola – A Journey Through Cuban Music – WINNER (TIE)

Luis Enrique + C4 Trio – Tiempo Al Tiempo
Vicente García – Candela
Juan Luis Guerra 4.40 – Literal

Producer of the year, non-classical

  • Jack Antonoff
  • Dan Auerbach
  • John Hill
  • Finneas – WINNER

Best gospel album

  • Kirk Franklin – Long Live Love – WINNER
  • Donald Lawrence Presents The Tri-City Singers – Goshen
  • Gene Moore – Tunnel Vision
  • William Murphy – Settle Here
  • CeCe Winans – Something’s Happening! A Christmas Album

Best contemporary Christian album

  • for KING & COUNTRY – Burn The Ships – WINNER
  • Crowder – I Know A Ghost
  • Danny Gokey – Haven’t Seen It Yet
  • TobyMac – The Elements
  • Chris Tomlin – Holy Roar

Best compilation soundtrack for visual media

  • Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper – A Star Is Born – WINNER
  • The Lion King: The Songs — Various Artists
  • Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood — Various Artists
  • Taron Egerton – Rocketman
  • Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse – Various Artists

Best World Music Album

  • Angelique Kidjo — Celia — WINNER
  • Altin Gün — Gece
  • Bokanté & Metropole Orkest Conducted By Jules Buckley — What Heat
  • Burna Boy — African Giant
  • Nathalie Joachim With Spektral Quartet — Fanm D’ayiti

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