BRAVEN BLOG Sam Smith at the Grammys

Last night’s Grammy Award Show brought together the best in the music industry to celebrate a year of outstanding achievements. Beyonce won three awards, making history as the woman with the second-most Grammy awards. But British singer and song writter Sam Smith stole the show, taking home four top awards: best new artist, song of the year, record of the year and best pop vocal album.

Below are the winning compositions we’re listening to on our BRAVEN 805 Bluetooth Speakers along with the full list of nominees. Listen to the entire playlist on Spotify here.

Album of the Year

Beck, Morning Phase – WINNER
Beyonce, Beyonce
Ed Sheeran, x
Sam Smith, In the Lonely Hour
Pharrell Williams, Girl

Best New Artist

Bastille
Iggy Azalea
Brandy Clark
Haim
Sam Smith – WINNER

Best R&B Performance

“Drunk In Love,” Beyoncé ft. Jay Z – WINNER
“New Flame,” Chris Brown ft. Usher & Rick Ross
“It’s Your World,” Jennifer Hudson ft. R. Kelly
“Like This,” Ledisi 
“Good Kisser,” Usher

Best Pop Solo Performance

“All of Me,” John Legend
“Chandelier,” Sia
“Stay With Me,” Sam Smith
“Shake It Off,” Taylor Swift
“Happy,” Pharrell Williams – WINNER

Best Country Album

RiserDierks Bentley
The Outsiders, Eric Church
The Way I’m Livin’Lee Ann Womack
12 Stories, Brandy Clark
PlatinumMiranda Lambert – WINNER

Record of the Year

“Fancy,” Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX
“Chandelier,” Sia
“Stay With Me (Darkchild Version),” Sam Smith – WINNER
“Shake It Off,” Taylor Swift
“All About That Bass,” Meghan Trainor

Song of the Year

“Chandelier,” Sia
“All About That Bass,” Meghan Trainor
“Shake It Off,” Taylor Swift
“Stay With Me (Darkchild Version),” Sam Smith – WINNER
“Take Me to Church,” Hozier

Best Rap Album

The New Classic, Iggy Azalea
Because the InternetChildish Gambino
Nobody’s SmilingCommon 
The Marshall Mathers LP2Eminem – WINNER
OxymoronScHoolboy Q
Blacc HollywoodWiz Khalifa

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

“Fancy,” Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX
“A Sky Full of Stars,” Coldplay 
“Say Something,” A Great Big World ft. Christina Aguilera – WINNER
“Bang Bang,” Ariana GrandeJessie J & Nicki Minaj
“Dark Horse,” Katy Perry ft. Juicy J

Best Rap Performance

“3005,” Childish Gambino
“0 to 100/The Catch Up,” Drake 
“Rap God,” Eminem
“i,” Kendrick Lamar — WINNER
“All I Need Is You,” Lecrae

Best Rock Song

“Ain’t It Fun,” Paramore – WINNER
“Blue Moon,” Beck
“Fever,” The Black Keys
“Gimme Something Good,” Ryan Adams
“Lazaretto,” Jack White

Best Country Song

“American Kids,” Kenny Chesney
“Automatic,” Miranda Lambert
“Give Me Back My Hometown,” Eric Church
“I’m Not Gonna Miss You,” Glen Campbell – WINNER
“Meanwhile Back at Mama’s,” Tim McGraw ft. Faith Hill

Best Country Solo Performance

“Give Me Me Back My Hometown,” Eric Church
“Invisible,” Hunter Hayes 
“Automatic,” Miranda Lambert
“Something In the Water,” Carrie Underwood — WINNER
“Cop Car,” Keith Urban

Best Dance Recording

“Never Say Never,” Basement Jaxx
Rather Be,” Clean Bandit ft. Jess Glynne – WINNER
“F for You,” Disclosure ft. Mary J. Blige
“I Got U,” Duke Dumont ft. Jax Jones
“Faded,” Zhu

Best Reggae Album

Fly Rasta, Ziggy Marley – WINNER
Back on the ControlsLee “Scratch” Perry
Full Frequency, Sean Paul
Out of Many, One Music, Shaggy,
The Reggae Power, Sly & Robbie & Spicy Chocolate,
Amid the Noise and the Haste, Soja

 

See the full list of nominees and winners here.