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Here’s a List of the 2016 Grammy Awards Winners

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Chris Stapleton and Little Big Town were the early country winners at the 2016 Grammy Awards. Both picked up two trophies before the first hour of the CBS broadcast had finished.

Little Big Town won for Best Country Duo/Group Performance, and their song “Girl Crush” earned its songwriters a Grammy in the Best Country Song category. Stapleton won Best Country Solo Performance for the song “Traveller” before the show began, and then America watched as he scooped up Best Country Album over Sam Hunt, Little Big Town and more.

The first 2016 Grammy Awards winner was announced just before 3PM CT on Monday, and what followed was a long line of country, bluegrass and Americana stars bouncing to the stage to accept statuettes. Little Big Town, Chris Stapleton and Sam Hunt were among the most-nominated country artists at this year’s biggest night in music. All gave rousing performances as well.

2016 Grammy Awards Winners (Country):

Album of the Year
Alabama Shakes, Sound & Color
Kendrick Lamar, To Pimp a Butterfly
Chris Stapleton, Traveller
Taylor Swift, 1989 — WINNER!
The Weeknd, Beauty Behind the Madness

Song of the Year (Awarded to Songwriters)
Kendrick Lamar, “Alright”
Taylor Swift, “Blank Space”
Little Big Town, “Girl Crush”
Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth, “See You Again”
Ed Sheeran, “Thinking Out Loud” — WINNER!

Best New Artist
Courtney Barnett
James Bay
Sam Hunt
Tori Kelly
Meghan Trainor — WINNER!

Best Country Album
Sam Hunt, Montevallo
Little Big Town, Pain Killer
Ashley Monroe, The Blade
Kacey Musgraves, Pageant Material
Chris Stapleton, Traveller — WINNER!

Best Country Song (Awarded to Songwriters)
Lee Ann Womack, “Chances Are”
Tim McGraw feat. Catherine Dunn, “Diamond Rings and Old Barstools”
Little Big Town, “Girl Crush” — WINNER!
Brandy Clark, “Hold My Hand”
Chris Stapleton, “Traveller”

Best Country Solo Performance
Cam, “Burning House”
Chris Stapleton, “Traveller” — WINNER!
Carrie Underwood, “Little Toy Guns”
Keith Urban, “John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16”
Lee Ann Womack, “Chances Are”

Best Country Duo/Group Performance
Brothers Osborne, “Stay a Little Longer”
Joey + Rory, “If I Needed You”
Charles Kelley, Dierks Bentley and Eric Paslay, “The Driver”
Little Big Town, “Girl Crush” — WINNER!
Blake Shelton feat. Ashley Monroe, “Lonely Tonight”

Best Americana Album
Brandi Carlile, The Firewatcher’s Daughter
Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell, The Traveling Kind
Jason Isbell, Something More Than Free – WINNER!
The Mavericks, Mono
Punch Brothers, The Phosphorescent Blues 

Best American Roots Song (Awarded to Songwriters)
The Mavericks, “All Night Long”
Don Henley and Merle Haggard, “The Cost of Living”
Punch Brothers, “Julep”
Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell, “The Traveling Kind”
Jason Isbell, “24 Frames” – WINNER!

Best American Roots Performance
Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn, “And Am I Born to Die”
Buddy Guy, “Born to Play Guitar”
The Milk Carton Kids, “City of Our Lady”
Punch Brothers, “Julep”
Mavis Staples, “See That My Grave Is Kept Clean” – WINNER!

Best Bluegrass Album
Dale Ann Bradley, Pocket Full of Keys
Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley, Before the Sun Goes Down
Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, In Session
Ralph Stanley & Friends, Man of Constant Sorrow
The SteelDrivers, The Muscle Shoals Recordings – WINNER!

Best Folk Album
Norman Blake, Wood, Wire & Words
Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn, Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn – WINNER!
Rhiannon Giddens, Tomorrow Is My Turn
Patty Griffin, Servant of Love
Glen Hansard, Didn’t He Ramble

Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media
Empire: Season 1
Fifty Shades of Grey
Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me — WINNER!
Pitch Perfect 2

Best Recording Package
Alagoas, Alagoas
Snoop Dogg, Bush
Florence + the Machine, How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful
Elvis Presley, My Happiness
Still the King: Celebrating the Music of Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys, Asleep at the Wheel — WINNER!

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