The 2016 Grammy Winners

Editor’s Note: This article previously appeared in a different format as part of The Atlantic’s Notes section, retired in 2021.

We’ll be updating the list of winners as the Grammys go on. Note that these are for the awards at the primetime ceremony; a number of contests were decided earlier in the night.

Best Rap Album: Kendrick Lamar, To Pimp a Butterfly

Best Country Album: Chris Stapleton, Traveller

Song of the Year: Ed Sheeran, “Thinking Out Loud”

Best Musical Theater Album: Hamilton

Best Rock Album: Alabama Shakes, Sound & Color

Best New Artist: Meghan Trainor

Album of the Year: Taylor Swift, 1989

Record of the Year: Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk”