And the Grammy went to...

And the Grammy went to...
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Mary J. Blige and Sam Smith perform on the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards on Feb. 8 in Los Angeles

Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

It was Sam Smith’s night as he took home 4 Grammys during the 2015 57th Annual Grammy Awards. The show boasted of great performances including Common and John Legend performing nominated song “Glory” and Smith and Mary J. Blige’s version of the mega hit “Stay with Me” was one of the main reasons to watch the show.

Once again the main awards that I wanted to see where not televised but congrats to Erica Cambell who won for “Best Gospel Album” for “Help” while the “Best Gospel Performance/Song," was "No Greater Love" by Smokie Norful; "Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song" winner was "Messengers" by Lecrae featuring For Kings & Country; “Best Contemporary Christian Music Album" winner was "Run Wild. Live Free. Love Strong." by For King & Country; "Best Roots Gospel Album" winner was "Shine For All The People" by Mike Ferris.

Below is a partial list of the winners for a complete list log on to: www.grammy.com.

Record of the Year
"Stay With Me (Darkchild Version)," Sam Smith
"Fancy," Iggy Azalea Featuring Charli XCX
"Chandelier," Sia
"Shake It Off," Taylor Swift
"All About That Bass," Meghan Trainor

Song of the Year
"Stay With Me (Darkchild Version)"
"All About That Bass"
"Chandelier"
"Shake It Off"
"Take Me To Church"

Album of the Year
Morning Phase, Beck
Beyoncé, Beyoncé
X, Ed Sheeran
In The Lonely Hour, Sam Smith
Girl, Pharrell Williams

Best New Artist
Sam Smith
Iggy Azalea
Bastille
Brandy Clark
Haim

Best Pop Solo Performance
“Happy (Live),” Pharrell Williams
“All Of Me (Live),” John Legend
“Chandelier,” Sia
“Stay With Me (Darkchild Version),” Sam Smith
“Shake It Off,” Taylor Swift

Best Pop Vocal Album
In The Lonely Hour, Sam Smith
Ghost Stories, Coldplay
Bangerz, Miley Cyrus
My Everything, Ariana Grande
Prism, Katy Perry
X, Ed Sheeran

Best Dance Recording
"Rather Be," Clean Bandit Featuring Jess Glynne
"Never Say Never," Basement Jaxx Featuring ETML
"F For You," Disclosure Featuring Mary J. Blige
"I Got U," Duke Dumont Featuring Jax Jones
"Faded," Zhu

Best R&B Performance
“Drunk In Love,” Beyoncé Featuring Jay Z
“New Flame,” Chris Brown Featuring Usher & Rick Ross
“It's Your World,” Jennifer Hudson Featuring R. Kelly
“Like This,” Ledisi
“Good Kisser,” Usher

Best Traditional R&B Performance
“Jesus Children,” Robert Glasper Experiment Featuring Lalah Hathaway & Malcolm-Jamal Warner
“As,” Marsha Ambrosius & Anthony Hamilton
“I.R.S.,” Angie Fisher
“Nobody,” Kem
“Hold Up Wait A Minute (Woo Woo),” Antonique Smith

Best R&B Album
Love, Marriage & Divorce, Toni Braxton & Babyface
Islander, Bernhoft
Lift Your Spirit, Aloe Blacc
Black Radio 2, Robert Glasper Experiment
Give The People What They Want, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings

Best Rap Performance
“I,” Kendrick Lamar
“3005,” Childish Gambino
“0 To 100 / The Catch Up,” Drake
“Rap God,” Eminem
“All I Need Is You,” Lecrae

Best Country Solo Performance
“Something In The Water,” Carrie Underwood
“Give Me Back My Hometown,” Eric Church
“Invisible,” Hunter Hayes
“Automatic,” Miranda Lambert
“Cop Car,” Keith Urban




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