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The complete list of Grammy Award winners for 2013: upsets for many

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis with their 4 Grammy Awards
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis with their 4 Grammy Awards
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At the 56th Annual Grammy Awards held January 26th in Los Angeles at Staples Center, there no shoe-in or sure bets. There was no gushing acceptance speech for Taylor Swift. Looking back, they were as genuine as Sally Field saying, "You like me. You really like me." For Swift to have won 7 Grammys is no small accomplishment, but 'Red' was her most mature work to date. Considering that she was one of the few major artists who actually attended and accepted awards at the oft-lauded 'Pre-Telecast', this is a slap in the face. But, it's a victory for Kacey Musgraves to win for Best Country Album.

Pharrell Williams was unstoppable as both producer and performer. Daft Punk finally gave disco its due with 'Get Lucky' co-writer, Niles Rodgers, who never won a Grammy (nor was he even nominated) while a member of the highly influential disco band, Chic. Katy Perry still hasn't won a Gramophone out of 11 nominations, but cast a spell on the audience with an amazing performance of another number 1 single, 'Dark Horse.'

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis stunned the rap world by dominating in 4 out of 7 of their nominations, beating rap's luminaries old and new in a field that included Jay-Z, Kanye West, Drake and newcomer Kendrick Lamar. Surprisingly, no one can pronounce Macklemore right, saying 'Mack-leh-more' instead of 'Mack-l-more.' They smiled, and declared that they self-produced their record without a major label.

A Lana Del Rey song quietly won a Grammy award during the pre-telecast with "Summertime Sadness (Cedric Gervais Remix)." Del Rey's detractors don't want to believe it was even possible. In the Grammys cinema category, Best Song Written For Visual Media, Del Rey did not win up against Adele's 'Skyfall.' 'Young and Beautiful' is still a haunting song. So far Adele wins every nomination, racking up her 10th win.

In terms of music, 'Skyfall' is the most winning of all James Bond films, winning another Oscar for the non-Adele soundtrack music in the Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media category. It wasn't the first win for film composer, Thomas Newman whose first win for the soundtrack to "American Beauty." He beat out multi-Grammy award winner John Williams who was nominated for the soundtrack to 'Lincoln."

Let the tomato fights begin at the opera house! In the classical vocal solo performance realm, Joyce DiDonato, who stunned with her Pre-Telecast performance of Rossini's 'Una Voce Poco Fa' and 5 time winner, Cecila Bartoli, were blocked from winning another Grammy by now 3 time soloist winner, soprano Dawn Upshaw, for 'Winter Morning Walks.'

It was the first win for composer Maria Schneider for Best Contemporary Classical Composition, beating out Arvo Part and former Los Angeles Philharmonic conductor, Essa-Pekka Salonen. Salonen won several awards as conductor.

Without further ado, here is the full list of winners. You can do your own search for prior winners at You can also still see the winners featured in the list of nominees at until the next round of nominees is announced in early 2015.

  1. Album of the Year: ‘Random Access Memories,’ Daft Punk
  2. Record of the Year: ‘Get Lucky,’ Daft Punk Featuring Pharrell Williams & Nile Rodgers
  3. Song of the Year: ‘Royals,’ Joel Little & Ella Yelich O'Connor, songwriters (Lorde)
  4. Best New Artist: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
  5. Best Pop Solo Performance: ‘Royals,’ Lorde
  6. Best Pop Duo/Group Performance: ‘Get Lucky,’ Daft Punk Featuring Pharrell Williams & Nile Rodgers
  7. Best Pop Instrumental Album: ‘Steppin' Out,’ Herb Alpert
  8. Best Pop Vocal Album: ‘Unorthodox Jukebox,’ Bruno Mars
  9. Best Dance Recording: ‘Clarity,’ Zedd Featuring Foxes
  10. Best Dance/Electronica Album: ‘Random Access Memories,’ Daft Punk
  11. Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album: ‘To Be Loved,’ Michael Buble
  12. Best Rock Performance: ‘Radioactive,’ Imagine Dragons
  13. Best Metal Performance: ‘God Is Dead?’ Black Sabbath
  14. Best Rock Song: ‘Cut Me Some Slack,’ Dave Grohl, Paul McCartney, Krist Novoselic & Pat Smear, songwriters (Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, Pat Smear)
  15. Best Rock Album: ‘Celebration Day,’ Led Zeppelin
  16. Best Alternative Music Album: ‘Modern Vampires Of The City,’ Vampire Weekend
  17. Best R&B Performance: ‘Something,’ Snarky Puppy With Lalah Hathaway
  18. Best Traditional R&B Performance: ‘Please Come Home,’ Gary Clark Jr.
  19. Best R&B Song: ‘Pusher Love Girl,’ James Fauntleroy, Jerome Harmon, Timothy Mosley & Justin Timberlake, songwriters (Justin Timberlake)
  20. Best Urban Contemporary Album: ‘Unapologetic,’ Rihanna
  21. Best R&B Album: ‘Girl On Fire,’ Alicia Keys
  22. Best Rap Performance: ‘Thrift Shop,’ Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz
  23. Best Rap/Sung Collaboration: ‘Holy Grail,’ Jay Z feat. Justin Timberlake
  24. Best Rap Song: ‘Thrift Shop,’ Ben Haggerty & Ryan Lewis, songwriters (Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz)
  25. Best Rap Album: ‘The Heist,’ Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
  26. Best Country Solo Performance: ‘Wagon Wheel,’ Darius Rucker
  27. Best Country Duo/Group Performance: ‘From This Valley,’ The Civil Wars
  28. Best Country Song: ‘Merry Go 'Round,’ Shane McAnally, Kacey Musgraves & Josh Osborne, songwriters (Kacey Musgraves)
  29. Best Country Album: ‘Same Trailer Different Park,’ Kacey Musgraves
  30. Best New Age Album: ‘Love's River,’ Laura Sullivan
  31. Best Improvised Jazz Solo: ‘Orbits,’ Wayne Shorter, soloist
  32. Best Jazz Vocal Album: ‘Liquid Spirit,’ Gregory Porter
  33. Best Jazz Instrumental Album: ‘Money Jungle: Provocative In Blue,’ Terri Lyne Carrington
  34. Best Large Jazz Ensemble: ‘Night In Calisia,’ Randy Brecker, Włodek Pawlik Trio & Kalisz Philharmonic
  35. Best Latin Jazz Album: ‘Song For Maura,’ Paquito D'Rivera And Trio Corrente
  36. Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance: ‘Break Every Chain [Live],’ Tasha Cobbs
  37. Best Gospel Song: ‘If He Did It Before... Same God [Live],’ Tye Tribbett, songwriter (Tye Tribbett)
  38. Best Contemporary Christian Music Song: ‘Overcomer,’ David Garcia, Ben Glover & Christopher Stevens, songwriters (Mandisa)
  39. Best Gospel Album: ‘Greater Than [Live],’ Tye Tribbett
  40. Best Contemporary Christian Music Album: ‘Overcomer,’ Mandisa
  41. Best Latin Pop Album: ‘Vida,’ Draco Rosa
  42. Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album: ‘Treinta Días,’ La Santa Cecilia
  43. Best Regional Mexican Music Album: ‘A Mi Manera,’ Mariachi Divas De Cindy Shea
  44. Best Tropical Latin Album: ‘Pacific Mambo Orchestra,’ Pacific Mambo Orchestra
  45. Best American Roots Song: ‘Love Has Come For You,’ Edie Brickell & Steve Martin, songwriters (Steve Martin & Edie Brickell)
  46. Best Americana Album: ‘Old Yellow Moon,’ Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell
  47. Best Bluegrass Album: ‘The Streets Of Baltimore,’ Del McCoury Band
  48. Best Blues Album: ‘Get Up!’ Ben Harper With Charlie Musselwhite
  49. Best Folk Album: ‘My Favorite Picture Of You,’ Guy Clark
  50. Best Regional Roots Music Album: ‘Dockside Sessions,’ Terrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience
  51. Best Reggae Album: ‘Ziggy Marley In Concert,’ Ziggy Marley
  52. Best World Music Album: (TIE) ‘Savor Flamenco,’ Gipsy Kings / ‘Live: Singing For Peace Around The World,’ Ladysmith Black Mambazo
  53. Best Children's Album: ‘Throw A Penny In The Wishing Well,’ Jennifer Gasoi
  54. Best Spoken-Word Album: ‘America Again: Re-becoming The Greatness We Never Weren't,’ Stephen Colbert
  55. Best Comedy Album: ‘Calm Down Gurrl,’ Kathy Griffin
  56. Best Musical Theater Album: ‘Kinky Boots’
  57. Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media: ‘Sound City: Real To Reel,’ Butch Vig, compilation producer
  58. Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media: ‘Skyfall,’ Thomas Newman, composer
  59. Best Song Written For Visual Media: ‘Skyfall,’ Adele Adkins & Paul Epworth, songwriters (Adele)
  60. Best Instrumental Composition: ‘Pensamientos For Solo Alto Saxophone And Chamber Orchestra,’ Clare Fischer, composer (The Clare Fischer Orchestra)
  61. Best Instrumental Arrangement: ‘On Green Dolphin Street,’ Gordon Goodwin, arranger (Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band)
  62. Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s): ‘Swing Low,’ Gil Goldstein, arranger (Bobby McFerrin & Esperanza Spalding)
  63. Best Recording Package: ‘Long Night Moon,’ Sarah Dodds & Shauna Dodds, art directors (Reckless Kelly)
  64. Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package: ‘Wings Over America (Deluxe Edition),’ Simon Earith & James Musgrave, art directors (Paul McCartney And Wings)
  65. Best Album Notes: ‘Afro Blue Impressions (Remastered & Expanded),’ Neil Tesser, album notes writer (John Coltrane)
  66. Best Historical Album: (TIE) ‘Charlie Is My Darling - Ireland 1965,’ ‘The Complete Sussex And Columbia Albums’
  67. Best Engineered Album: ‘Random Access Memories,’ Peter Franco, Mick Guzauski, Florian Lagatta & Daniel Lerner, engineers; Antoine ‘Chab’ Chabert, Bob Ludwig, mastering engineers (Daft Punk)
  68. Producer of the Year, Non-Classical: Pharrell
  69. Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical: ‘Summertime Sadness (Cedric Gervais Remix),’ Cedric Gervais, remixer (Lana Del Rey)
  70. Best Surround Sound Album: ‘Live Kisses,’ Al Schmitt, surround mix engineer; Tommy LiPuma, surround producer (Paul McCartney)
  71. Best Engineered Album, Classical: ‘Winter Morning Walks,’ David Frost, Brian Losch & Tim Martyn, engineers; Tim Martyn, mastering engineer (Dawn Upshaw, Maria Schneider, Australian Chamber Orchestra & St. Paul Chamber Orchestra)
  72. Producer of the Year, Classical: David Frost
  73. Best Orchestral Performance: ‘Sibelius: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 4,’ Osmo Vänskä, conductor (MinnesotaOrchestra)
  74. Best Opera Recording: ‘Adès: The Tempest,’ Thomas Adès, conductor; Simon Keenlyside, Isabel Leonard, Audrey Luna & Alan Oke; Jay David Saks, producer (The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra; The Metropolitan Opera Chorus)
  75. Best Choral Performance: ‘Pärt: Adam's Lament,’ Tõnu Kaljuste, conductor (Tui Hirv & Rainer Vilu; Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir; Sinfonietta Riga & Tallinn Chamber Orchestra; Latvian Radio Choir & Vox Clamantis)
  76. Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance: ‘Roomful Of Teeth,’ Brad Wells & Roomful Of Teeth
  77. Best Classical Instrumental Solo: ‘Corigliano: Conjurer - Concerto For Percussionist & String Orchestra,’ Evelyn Glennie; David Alan Miller, conductor (Albany Symphony)
  78. Best Classical Vocal Solo: ‘Winter Morning Walks,’ Dawn Upshaw (Maria Schneider; Jay Anderson, Frank Kimbrough & Scott Robinson; Australian Chamber Orchestra & St. Paul Chamber Orchestra)
  79. Best Classical Compendium: ‘Hindemith: Violinkonzert; Symphonic Metamorphosis; Konzertmusik,’ Christoph Eschenbach, conductor
  80. Best Contemporary Classical Composition: ‘Schneider, Maria: Winter Morning Walks,’ Maria Schneider, composer (Dawn Upshaw, Jay Anderson, Frank Kimbrough, Scott Robinson & Australian Chamber Orchestra)
  81. Best Music Video: ‘Suit & Tie,’ Justin Timberlake Featuring Jay Z
  82. Best Music Film: ‘Live Kisses,’ Paul McCartney (Jonas Åkerlund, video director; Violaine Etienne, Aron Levine & Scott Rodger, video producers)
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