Thursday, January 29, 2015 · 5:27 p.m.

And the winner is ...

Mumford & Sons took home the night's top honor with Album of the Year. (Screenshot: Staff)

Katy Perry skated unbearably close to a wardrobe malfunction; Taylor Swift officially put in her audition tape for the role of the Mad Hatter in any future “Alice in Wonderland” remake; Justin Timberlake gave singing another shot; fun. won; and Mumford & Sons reminded the audience that live, well-written, beautiful music does not require bells and whistles.

The complete, unabridged rundown of the last night’s winners at the 55th Grammys is as follows:

—Record of the Year: “Somebody That I Used to Know,” Gotye featuring Kimbra

—Album of the Year: “Babel,” Mumford & Sons

—Song of the Year: “We Are Young,” fun.

—Best New Artist: fun.

—Best Pop Solo Performance: “Set Fire to the Rain” [live], Adele

—Best Pop Duo/Group Performance; “Somebody that I Used to Know,” Gotye featuring Kimbra

—Best Pop Instrumental Album: “Impressions,” Chris Botti

—Best Pop Vocal Album: “Stronger,” Kelly Clarkson

—Best Dance Recording: “Bangarang,” Skrillex featuring Sirah

—Best Dance/Electronica Album: “Bangarang,” Skrillex

—Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album: “Kisses On the Bottom,” Paul McCartney

—Best Rock Performance: “Lonely Boy,” The Black Keys

—Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance: “Love Bites (So Do I),” Halestorm

—Best Rock Song: “Lonely Boy,” The Black Keys

—Best Rock Album: “El Camino,” The Black Keys

—Best Alternative Music Album: “Making Mirrors,” Gotye

—Best R&B Performance: “Climax,” Usher

—Best Traditional R&B Performance: “Love On Top,” Beyonce

—Best R&B Song: “Adorn,” Miguel Pimentel

—Best Urban Contemporary Album: “Channel Orange,” Frank Ocean

—Best R&B Album: “Black Radio,” Robert Glasper Experiment

—Best Rap Performance: “N****s in Paris,” Jay-Z and Kanye West

—Best Rap/Sung Collaboration: “No Church in the Wild,” Jay-Z and Kanye West, featuring Frank Ocean and The Dream

—Best Rap Song: “N****s in Paris,” Shawn Carter, Mike Dean, Chauncey Hollis and Kanye West

—Best Rap Album: “Take Care,” Drake

—Best Country Solo Performance: “Blown Away,” Carrie Underwood

—Best Country Duo/Group Performance: “Pontoon,” Little Big Town

—Best Country Song: “Blown Away,” Josh Kear and Chris Tompkins

—Best Country Album: “Uncaged,” Zac Brown Band

—Best New Age Album: “Echoes of Love,” Omar Akram

—Best Improvised Jazz Solo: “Hot House,” Gary Burton and Chick Corea

—Best Jazz Vocal Album: “Radio Music Society,” Esperanza Spalding

—Best Jazz Instrumental Album: “Unity Band,” Pat Metheny Unity Band

—Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album: “Dear Diz (Every Day I Think of You),” Arturo Sandoval

—Best Latin Jazz Album: “Ritmo,” The Clare Fischer Latin Jazz Big Band

—Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance: “10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord),” Matt Redmand

—Best Gospel Song: “Go Get It,” Eric Campbell, Tina Campbell and Warryn Campbell

—Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Song, Tie between: “10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord),” Jonas Myrin and Matt Redman and “Your Presence is Heaven,” Israel Houghton and Micah Massey

—Best Gospel Album: “Gravity,” Lecrae

—Best Contemporary Christian Music Album: “Eye On It,” Toby Mac

—Best Latin Pop: “MTV Unplugged Deluxe Edition,” Juanes

—Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album: “Imaginaries,” Quetzal

—Best Regional Mexican Music Album: “Pecados Y Milagros,” Lila Downs

—Best Tropical Latin Album: “Retro,” Marlow Rosado Y La Riquena

—Best Americana Album: “Slipstream,” Bonnie Raitt

—Best Bluegrass Album: “Nobody Knows You,” Steep Canyon Rangers

—Best Blues Album: “Locked Down,” Dr. John

—Best Folk Album: “The Goat Rodeo Sessions,” Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer and Chris Thile

—Best Regional Roots Music Album: “The Band Courtbouillon,” Wayne Toups, Steve Riley and Wilson Savoy

—Best Reggae Album: “Rebirth,” Jimmy Cliff

—Best World Music Album: “The Living Room Sessions Part 1,” Ravi Shankar

—Best Children’s Album: “Can You Canoe?” The Okee Dokee Brothers

—Best Spoken Word Album: “Society’s Child: My Autobiography,” Janis Ian

—Best Comedy Album: “Blow Your Pants Off,” Jimmy Fallon

—Best Musical Theater Album: “Once: A New Musical,” Steve Kazee and Cristin Milioti

—Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media: “Midnight in Paris,” various artists

—Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media: “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,” Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross

—Best Song Written for Visual Media: “Safe and Sound,” T Bone Burnett, Taylor Swift, John Paul White and Joy Williams

—Best Instrumental Composition: “Mozart Goes Dancing,” Chick Corea

—Best Instrumental Arrangement: “How About You,” Gil Evans

—Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s): “City of Roses,” Thara Memory and Esperanza Spalding

—Best Recording Package: “Biophilia,” Michael Amzalag and Mathias Augustyniak

—Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package: “Woody at 100: The Woody Guthrie Centennial Collection,” Fritz Klaetke

—Best Album Notes: “Singular Genius: The Complete ABC Singles,” Billy Vera

—Best Historical Album: “The Smile Sessions,” Alan Boyd, Mark Linett, Brian Wilson and Dennis Wolfe

—Best Engineered Album, Non-classical: “The Goat Rodeo Sessions,” Richard King

—Producer of the Year: Dan Auerbach

—Best Remixed Recording, Non-classical: “Promises (Skrillex and Nero Remix),” Skrillex

—Best Surround Sound Album: “Modern Cool,” Jim Anderson

—Best Engineered Album, Classical: “Life and Breath—Choral Works by Rene Clausen,” Tom Caulfield and John Newton

—Producer of the Year, Classical: Blanton Alspaugh

—Best Orchestral Performance: “Adams: Harmonielehre and Short Ride in a Fast Machine,” Michael Tilson Thomas

—Best Opera Recording: “Wagner: Der Ring Des Nibelungen,” James Levine and Fabio Luisi

—Best Choral Performance: “Life and Breath—Choral Works by Rene Clausen,” Charles Bruffy

—Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance: “Meanwhile,” Eighth Blackbird

—Best Classical Instrumental Solo: “Kurtag and Ligeti: Music for Viola,” Kim Kashkashian

—Best Classical Vocal Solo: “Poemes,” Renee Fleming

—Best Classical Compendium: “Penderecki: Fonogrammi; Horn Concerto; Partita; The Awakening of Jacob; Anaklasis,” Antoni Wit

—Best Contemporary Classical Composition: “Hartke, Stephen: Meanwhile—Incidental Music to Imaginary Puppet Plays,” Stephen Hartke

—Best Short Form Music Video: “We Found Love,” Rihanna featuring Calvin Harris, Melina Matsoukas

—Best Long Form Music Video: “Big Easy Express,” Mumford and Sons, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros and Old Crow Medicine Show, Emmett Malloy

Reader's Recap
Daily news delivered directly to your inbox.   sign up
Press Esc to close