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48th Annual Grammy Award Winners Print E-mail
Thursday, 09 February 2006
The 48th Annual Grammy Awards was held last night at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. It was a star-studded evening and included twenty six performances by some of music’s biggest names. The Record of the Year award went to punk-pop favorites Green Day for “Boulevard of Broken Dreams”. U2 won the album of the year for “How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb” and also the Song of the Year for “Sometimes You Can’t Make It on your Own” from the same album. The Best New Artist of the Year went to John Legend for “So High”. See below for a list of the major category winners. Record Of The Year Winner: Boulevard Of Broken Dreams, Green Day
We Belong Together, Mariah Carey
Feel Good Inc., Gorillaz
Hollaback Girl, Gwen Stefani
Gold Digger, Kanye West

Album Of The Year
How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb, U2
The Emancipation Of Mimi, Mariah Carey
Chaos And Creation In The Backyard, Paul McCartney
Love. Angel. Music. Baby, Gwen Stefani
Late Registration, Kanye West

Song Of The Year
Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own, U2
Bless The Broken Road, Bobby Boyd, Jeff Hanna & Marcus
Hummon Devils & Dust, Bruce Springsteen
We Belong Together, J. Austin, M. Carey, J. Dupri & M. Seal
Ordinary People, W. Adams & J. Stephens

Best New Artist
Winner: John Legend
Fall Out Boy

Best Female Pop Vocal Performance: Since U Been Gone, Kelly Clarkson Best Male Pop Vocal Performance: The Bottom Of My Heart, Stevie Wonder Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal: This Love, Maroon 5 Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals: Feel Good Inc., Gorillaz Featuring De La Soul
Best Pop Instrumental Performance: Caravan, Les Paul
Best Pop Instrumental Album: At This Time, Burt Bacharach
Best Pop Vocal Album: Breakaway, Kelly Clarkson

Best Dance Recording: Galvanize, The Chemical Brothers Featuring Q-Tip
Best Electronic/Dance Album: Push The Button, The Chemical Brother

Traditional Pop
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album: The Art Of Romance, Tony Bennett

Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance: Devils & Dust, Bruce Springsteen
Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal: Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own, U2
Best Hard Rock Performance: B.Y.O.B., System Of A Down
Best Metal Performance: Before I Forget, Slipknot
Best Rock Instrumental Performance: 69 Freedom Special, Les Paul & Friends
Best Rock Song: City Of Blinding Lights, U2, songwriters (U2)
Best Rock Album: How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb, U2

Best Alternative Music Album: Get Behind Me Satan, The White Stripes

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance: We Belong Together, Mariah Carey
Best Male R&B Vocal Performance: Ordinary People. John Legend
Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals: So Amazing, Beyoncé & Stevie Wonder
Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance: A House Is Not A Home, Aretha Franklin
Best Urban/Alternative Performance: Welcome To Jamrock. Damian Marley
Best R&B Song: We Belong Together, J. Austin, M. Carey, J. Dupri & M. Seal, songwriters; (D. Bristol, K. Edmonds, S. Johnson, P. Moten, S. Sully & B. Womack, songwriters) (Mariah Carey)
Best R&B Album: Get Lifted, John Legend
Best Contemporary R&B Album: The Emancipation Of Mimi, Mariah Carey

Best Rap Solo Performance: Gold Digger, Kanye West
Best Rap Performance By A Duo Or Group: Don't Phunk With My Heart, The Black Eyed Peas
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration: Numb/Encore, Jay-Z Featuring Linkin Park
Best Rap Song: Diamonds From Sierra Leone, D. Harris & Kanye West, songwriters;(J. Barry & D. Black, songwriters) (Kanye West)
Best Rap Album: Late Registration, Kanye West

Best Female Country Vocal Performance: The Connection Emmylou Harris
Best Male Country Vocal Performance: You'll Think Of Me, Keith Urban
Best Country Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal: Restless, Alison Krauss And Union Station
Best Country Collaboration With Vocals: Like We Never Loved At All, Faith Hill & Tim McGraw
Best Country Instrumental Performance: Unionhouse Branch, Alison Krauss And Union Station
Best Country Song: Bless The Broken Road, Bobby Boyd, Jeff Hanna & Marcus Hummon, songwriters (Rascal Flatts)
Best Country Album: Lonely Runs Both Ways, Alison Krauss And Union Station
Best Bluegrass Album: The Company We Keep ,The Del McCoury Band
Best New Age Album: Silver Solstice, Paul Winter Consort

Best Contemporary Jazz Album: The Way Up, Pat Metheny Group Best Jazz Vocal Album: Good Night, And Good Luck. Dianne Reeves Best Jazz Instrumental Solo: Why Was I Born?, Sonny Rollins, soloist Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group: Beyond The Sound Barrier, Wayne Shorter Quartet
Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album: Overtime, Dave Holland Big Band Best Latin Jazz Album: Listen Here!, Eddie Palmieri

Best Gospel Performance: Pray, CeCe Winans
Best Gospel Song: Be Blessed, Yolanda Adams, James Harris III, Terry Lewis & James Q. Wright, songwriters
Best Rock Gospel Album: Until My Heart Caves In, Audio Adrenaline Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album: Lifesong, Casting Crowns
Best Southern, Country, or Bluegrass Gospel Album: Rock Of Ages...Hymns & Faith, Amy Grant
Best Traditional Soul Gospel Album: Psalms, Hymns & Spiritual Songs, Donnie McClurkin
Best Contemporary Soul Gospel Album : Purified, CeCe Winans

Best Latin Pop Album: Escucha, Laura Pausini
Best Latin Rock/Alternative Album: Fijación Oral Vol. 1, Shakira
Best Traditional Tropical Latin Album: Bebo De Cuba, Bebo Valdés
Best Salsa/Merengue Album: Son Del Alma, Willy Chirino
Best Mexican/Mexican-American Album: México En La Piel, Luis Miguel
Best Tejano Album: Chicanisimo, Little Joe Y La Familia

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