USA GRAMMY: Breakdown of Tonight's Grammy Winners

Before The Grammys even started history was made as Kendrick Lamar raked in 11 nominations including ones for Album of the YearSong of the Year and Best Rap Album for To Pimp A Butterfly. It would be something that put him initially in disbelief, but then in a state of confidence as he along with the general public were happy that a kid from Compton, and hip hop in general are getting their due on music’s biggest stage.

Now we’re here as not just K Dot, but others in urban music both are both up for and have already took home hardware. Located at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, the 2016 edition of The Grammys is slated to feature star-studded performances and a lot of winners. Can Kendrick and The Weeknd take home the most awards? Check out a list of winners below (they're in bold):
Song of the Year
“Alright”, Kendrick Lamar
“Blank Space”, Taylor Swift
“Girl Crush”, Little Big Town
“See You Again”, Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth
“Thinking Out Loud”, Ed Sheeran
Best Music Video
A$AP Rocky, "LSD"
​Taylor Swift feat. Kendrick Lamar, "Bad Blood"
The Dead Weather, "I Feel Love"
Kendrick Lamar, "Alright"
Pharrell, "Freedom"
Rap Album of the Year

2014 Forest Hills Drive, J. Cole
Compton, Dr. Dre
If You're Reading This Its Too Late, Drake
To Pimp a Butterfly, Kendrick Lamar
The Pinkprint, Nicki Minaj
Best Rap Performance

J. Cole, "Apparently"
Drake, "Back To Back
Fetty Wap, "Trap Queen"
Kendrick Lamar, "Alright"
Nicki Minaj featuring Lil Wayne and Drake, "Truffle Butter"
Kanye West, "All Day"

Best Rap Song

Kanye West, "All Day"
Kendrick Lamar, "Alright"
Common and John Legend, "Glory"
Drake, "Energy"
Fetty Wap, "Trap Queen"
Best Rap Performance

J. Cole, "Apparently"
Drake, "Back to Back"
Fetty Wap, "Trap Queen"
Kendrick Lamar, "Alright"
Nicki Minaj, "Truffle Butter"
Kanye West, "All Day"
Best R&B Album
Coming Home, Leon Bridges
Black Messiah, D’Angelo and the Vanguard
Cheers to the Fall, Andra Day
Reality Show, Jazmine Sullivan
Forever Charlie, Charlie Wilson
Best R&B Performance
“If I Don’t Have You,” Tamar Braxton
“Rise Up,” Andra Day
“Breathing Underwater,” Hiatus Kaiyote
“Planes,” Jeremih featuring J. Cole
“Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey),” the Weeknd
Best Traditional R&B Performance
“He Is,” Faith Evans
“Little Ghetto Boy,” Lalah Hathaway
“Let It Burn,” Jazmine Sullivan
“Shame,” Tyrese
“My Favorite Part of You,” Charlie Wilson
Best R&B Song
“Coffee,” Brook Davis and Miguel Pimentel, songwriters (Miguel)
“Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey),” Ahmad Balshe, Stephan Moccio, Jason Quenneville and Abel Tesfaye, songwriters (the Weeknd)
“Let It Burn,” Kenny B. Edmonds, Jazmine Sullivan and Dwane M. Weir II, songwriters (Jazmine Sullivan)
“Really Love,” D’Angelo and Kendra Foster, songwriters (D’Angelo and the Vanguard)
“Shame,” Warryn Campbell, Tyrese Gibson and DJ Rogers Jr., songwriters (Tyrese)
Best Urban Contemporary Album
Ego Death, the Internet
You Should Be Here, Kehlani
Blood, Lianne La Havas
Wildheart, Miguel
Beauty Behind the Madness, the Weeknd
Best Country Album
Montevallo, Sam Hunt
Pain Killer, Little Big Town
The Blade, Ashley Monroe
Pageant Material, Kacey Musgraves
Traveller, Chris Stapleton
Best Pop Vocal Album
Piece by Piece, Kelly Clarkson
How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful, Florence + the Machine
Uptown Special, Mark Ronson
1989, Taylor Swift
Before This World, James Taylor
Best Dance Recording
“We’re All We Need,” Above & Beyond feat. Zoe Johnston
“Go,” the Chemical Brothers
“Never Catch Me,” Flying Lotus feat. Kendrick Lamar
“Runaway (U & I),” Galantis
“Where Are U Now,” Skrillex and Diplo with Justin Bieber
Best Dance/Electronic Album
Our Love, Caribou
Born in the Echoes, the Chemical Brothers
Caracal, Disclosure
In Colour, Jamie XX
Skrillex and Diplo Present Jack U, Skrillex and Diplo​
Best Pop Solo Performance
The Weeknd, "Can't Feel My Face"
Taylor Swift, "Blank Space"
Ellie Goulding, "Love Me Like You Do"
Kelly Clarkson, "Heartbeat Song"
Ed Sheeran, "Thinking Out Loud"
SOURCE:BET

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