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With a Somber Start, Who Really Won the 2020 Grammy Awards?

With a strong list of nominees, here is the recap of all of last night’s winners from the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards.

The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards started out on a very somber note this year in an award show different from any in recent memory. The show began with Lizzo, Alicia Keys, and Boys II Men honoring NBA All-Star Kobe Bryant and on the day that a helicopter crash took the lives of Bryant, 41, and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna.

It was clearly an emotional moment for everyone, and it brought tears to the eyes of many. The night proceeded, as Keys put it, in honor of the one thing that holds us all together, the most healing thing in the world: music.

“Your Heart is Necessary at this Time”

Later in the show, while introducing Aerosmith, Common spoke to Grammy’s host, Alicia Keys, telling her that, “Your heart is necessary at this time.”

Throughout the show, Keys continued to spread an inspiring message of love and empowerment in the face of hardship. While oftentimes awards show hosts fall flat, Keys managed to keep the show going in the face of tragedy.

Although many of the show’s moments were incredibly moving, it is still an awards show, which means someone’s got to win at the 2020 Grammy Awards.

And the Grammy For….

Having said that, here is a list of the major nominees for the 2020 Grammy Awards, with the Grammy winner of each category in bold.

For the exhaustive version of the Grammy winners, please see the Grammy’s website.

Record Of The Year
  • HEY, MA by Bon Iver
  • BAD GUY by Billie Eilish
  • 7 RINGS by Ariana Granda
  • HARD PLACE by H.E.R.
  • TALK by Khalid
  • OLD TOWN ROAD by Lil Nas X Featuring Billy Ray Cyrus
  • TRUTH HURTS by Lizzo
Album Of The Year
  • I, I by Bon Iver
  • NORMAN F***ING ROCKWELL! by Lana Del Rey
  • WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO? by Billie Eilish
  • THANK U, NEXT by Ariana Grande
  • I USED TO KNOW HER by H.E.R.
  • 7 by Lil Nas X
  • CUZ I LOVE YOU (DELUXE) by Lizzo
  • FATHER OF THE BRIDE by Vampire Weekend
Song of The Year
  • ALWAYS REMEMBER US THIS WAY by Natalie Hemby, Lady Gaga, Hillary Lindsey & Lori McKenna, songwriters (Lady Gaga)
  • BAD GUY by Billie Eilish O’Connell & Finneas O’Connell, songwriters (Billie Eilish)
  • BRING MY FLOWERS NOW by Brandi Carlile, Phil Hanseroth, Tim Hanseroth & Tanya Tucker, songwriters (Tanya Tucker)
  • HARD PLACE by Ruby Amanfu, Sam Ashworth, D. Arcelious Harris, H.E.R. & Rodney Jerkins, songwriters (H.E.R.)
  • LOVER by Taylor Swift, songwriter (Taylor Swift)
  • NORMAN F***ING ROCKWELL by Jack Antonoff & Lana Del Rey, songwriters (Lana Del Rey)
  • SOMEONE YOU LOVED by Tom Barnes, Lewis Capaldi, Pete Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn & Sam Roman, songwriters (Lewis Capaldi)
  • TRUTH HURTS by Steven Cheung, Eric Frederic, Melissa Jefferson & Jesse Saint John, songwriters (Lizzo)
Best New Artist
  • BLACK PUMAS
  • BILLIE EILISH
  • LIL NAS X
  • LIZZO
  • MAGGIE ROGERS
  • ROSALÍA
  • TANK AND THE BANGAS
  • YOLA
Best Pop Solo Performance
  • SPIRIT byBeyoncé
  • BAD GUY by Billie Eilish
  • 7 RINGS by Ariana Grande
  • TRUTH HURTS by Lizzo
  • YOU NEED TO CALM DOWN by Taylor Swift
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
  • BOYFRIEND by Ariana Grande & Social House
  • SUCKER by Jonas Brothers
  • OLD TOWN ROAD by Lil Nas X Featuring Billy Ray Cyrus
  • SUNFLOWER by Post Malone & Swae Lee
  • SEÑORITA by Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
  • SÌ by Andrea Bocelli
  • LOVE (DELUXE EDITION) by Michael Bublé
  • LOOK NOW by Elvis Costello & The Imposters
  • A LEGENDARY CHRISTMAS by John Legend
  • WALLS by Barbra Streisand
Best Pop Vocal Album
  • THE LION KING: THE GIFT by Beyoncé
  • WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO? by Billie Eilish
  • THANK U, NEXT by Ariana Grande
  • NO.6 COLLABORATIONS PROJECT by Ed Sheeran
  • LOVER by Taylor Swift
Best Dance Recording
  • LINKED by Bonobo
  • GOT TO KEEP ON by The Chemical Brothers
  • PIECE OF YOUR HEART by Meduza Featuring Goodboys
  • UNDERWATER by RÜFÜS DU SOL
  • MIDNIGHT HOURby Skrillex, Boys Noize & Ty Dolla $ign
Best Dance/Electronic Album
  • LP5by Apparat
  • NO GEOGRAPHY by The Chemical Brothers
  • HI THIS IS FLUME (MIXTAPE) by Flume
  • SOLACE by RÜFÜS DU SOL
  • WEATHER by Tycho Featuring Saint Sinner
Best Rock Performance
  • PRETTY WASTE by Bones UK
  • THIS LAND by Gary Clark Jr.
  • HISTORY REPEATS by Brittany Howard
  • WOMAN by Karen O & Danger Mouse
  • TOO BAD by Rival Sons
Best Metal Performance
  • ASTOROLUS – THE GREAT OCTOPUS by Candlemass Featuring Tony Iommi
  • HUMANICIDE by Death Angel
  • BOW DOWN by I Prevail
  • UNLEASHED by Killswitch Engage
  • 7EMPEST by Tool
Best Rock Song
  • FEAR INOCULUM Danny Carey, Justin Chancellor, Adam Jones & Maynard James Keenan, songwriters (Tool)
  • GIVE YOURSELF A TRY George Daniel, Adam Hann, Matthew Healy & Ross MacDonald, songwriters (The 1975)
  • HARMONY HALL Ezra Koenig, songwriter (Vampire Weekend)
  • HISTORY REPEATS Brittany Howard, songwriter (Brittany Howard)
  • THIS LAND Gary Clark Jr., songwriter (Gary Clark Jr.)
Best Rock Album
  • AMO by Bring Me The Horizon
  • SOCIAL CUES by Cage The Elephant
  • IN THE END by The Cranberries
  • TRAUMA by I Prevail
  • FERAL ROOTS by Rival Sons
Best Alternative Music Album
  • U.F.O.F. by Big Thief
  • ASSUME FORM by James Blake
  • I,I by Bon Iver
  • FATHER OF THE BRIDE by Vampire Weekend
  • ANIMA by Thom Yorke
Best R&B Performance
  • LOVE AGAIN by Daniel Caesar & Brandy
  • COULD’VE BEEN by H.E.R. Featuring Bryson Tiller
  • EXACTLY HOW I FEEL by Lizzo Featuring Gucci Mane
  • ROLL SOME MO by Lucky Daye
  • COME HOME by Anderson .Paak Featuring André 3000
Best Traditional R&B Performance
  • TIME TODAY by BJ The Chicago Kid
  • STEADY LOVE by India.Arie
  • JEROME by Lizzo
  • REAL GAMES by Lucky Daye
  • BUILT FOR LOVE by PJ Morton Featuring Jazmine Sullivan
Best R&B Song
  • COULD’VE BEEN by Dernst Emile II, David “Swagg R’Celious” Harris, H.E.R. & Hue “Soundzfire” Strother, songwriters (H.E.R. Featuring Bryson Tiller)
  • LOOK AT ME NOW by Emily King & Jeremy Most, songwriters (Emily King)
  • NO GUIDANCE by Chris Brown, Tyler James Bryant, Nija Charles, Aubrey Graham, Anderson Hernandez, Michee Patrick Lebrun, Joshua Huizar, Noah Shebib & Teddy Walton, songwriters (Chris Brown Featuring Drake)
  • ROLL SOME MO by David Brown, Dernst Emile II & Peter Lee Johnson, songwriters (Lucky Daye)
  • SAY SO by PJ Morton, songwriter (PJ Morton Featuring JoJo)
Best R&B Album
  • 1123 by BJ The Chicago Kid
  • PAINTED by Lucky Daye
  • ELLA MAI by Ella Mai 
  • PAUL by PJ Morton
  • VENTURA by Anderson .Paak
Best Rap Performance
  • MIDDLE CHILD by J. Cole
  • SUGE by DaBaby
  • DOWN BAD by Dreamville Featuring J.I.D, Bas, J. Cole, EARTHGANG & Young Nudy
  • RACKS IN THE MIDDLE by Nipsey Hussle Featuring Roddy Ricch & Hit-Boy
  • CLOUT by Offset Featuring Cardi B
Best Rap/Sung Performance
  • HIGHER by DJ Khaled Featuring Nipsey Hussle & John Legend
  • DRIP TOO HARD by Lil Baby & Gunna
  • PANINI by Lil Nas X
  • BALLIN by Mustard Featuring Roddy Ricch
  • THE LONDON by Young Thug Featuring J. Cole & Travis Scott
Best Rap Song
  • BAD IDEA by Chancelor Bennett, Cordae Dunston, Uforo Ebong & Daniel Hackett, songwriters (YBN Cordae Featuring Chance The Rapper)
  • GOLD ROSES by Noel Cadastre, Aubrey Graham, Anderson Hernandez, Khristopher Riddick-Tynes, William Leonard Roberts II, Joshua Quinton Scruggs, Leon Thomas III & Ozan Yildirim, songwriters (Rick Ross Featuring Drake)
  • A LOT by Jermaine Cole, Dacoury Natche, 21 Savage & Anthony White, songwriters (21 Savage Featuring J. Cole)
  • RACKS IN THE MIDDLE by Ermias Asghedom, Dustin James Corbett, Greg Allen Davis, Chauncey Hollis, Jr. & Rodrick Moore, songwriters (Nipsey Hussle Featuring Roddy Ricch & Hit-Boy)
  • SUGE by DaBaby, Jetsonmade & Pooh Beatz, songwriters (DaBaby)
Best Rap Album
  • REVENGE OF THE DREAMERS III by Dreamville
  • CHAMPIONSHIPS by Meek Mill
  • I AM > I WAS by 21 Savage
  • IGOR by Tyler, The Creator
  • THE LOST BOY by YBN Cordae
Best Country Solo Performance
  • ALL YOUR’N by Tyler Childers
  • GIRL GOIN’ NOWHERE by Ashley McBryde
  • RIDE ME BACK HOME by Willie Nelson
  • GOD’S COUNTRY by Blake Shelton
  • BRING MY FLOWERS NOW by Tanya Tucker
Best Country Duo/Group Performance
  • BRAND NEW MAN by Brooks & Dunn With Luke Combs
  • I DON’T REMEMBER ME (BEFORE YOU) by Brothers Osborne
  • SPEECHLESS by Dan + Shay
  • THE DAUGHTERS by Little Big Town
  • COMMON by Maren Morris Featuring Brandi Carlile
Best Country Song
  • BRING MY FLOWERS NOW by Brandi Carlile, Phil Hanseroth, Tim Hanseroth & Tanya Tucker, songwriters (Tanya Tucker)
  • GIRL GOIN’ NOWHERE by Jeremy Bussey & Ashley McBryde, songwriters (Ashley McBryde)
  • IT ALL COMES OUT IN THE WASH by Miranda Lambert, Hillary Lindsey, Lori McKenna & Liz Rose, songwriters (Miranda Lambert)
  • SOME OF IT by Eric Church, Clint Daniels, Jeff Hyde & Bobby Pinson, songwriters (Eric Church) 
  • SPEECHLESS by Shay Mooney, Jordan Reynolds, Dan Smyers & Laura Veltz, songwriters (Dan + Shay)
Best Country Album
  • DESPERATE MAN by Eric Church
  • STRONGER THAN THE TRUTH by Reba McEntire
  • INTERSTATE GOSPEL by Pistol Annies
  • CENTER POINT ROAD by Thomas Rhett
  • WHILE I’M LIVIN’ by Tanya Tucker
Best Comedy Album
  • QUALITY TIME by Jim Gaffigan
  • RELATABLE by Ellen DeGeneres
  • RIGHT NOW by Aziz Ansari
  • SON OF PATRICIA by Trevor Noah
  • STICKS & STONES by Dave Chappelle

But at the end of the night, of all the awards given, the real winners were everyone in that room, coming together with little-time to prepare, in a united front to address tragedy and spread the one thing that can begin to heal each and every one of us: the power of music.

Congratulations to all the 2020 Grammy Awards winners and nominees, and we send our love and prayers to Vanessa Bryant and the Bryant family.