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The 2014 Grammy winners

In the early hours of this morning (South African time), French duo Daft Punk grabbed Best Song and Best Album at the Grammy Awards 2014, taking home the Best Album award for Random Access Memories and both Record of the Year and Best Pop Duo or Group performance for their collaboration with Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers, ‘Get Lucky’.

Pop sensation Lorde took home the third big prize of the night, winning Song of the Year, for her debut single and breakthrough hit, ‘Royals’.

Hip-hop duo Macklemore & Lewis also had a great night, taking home four of the seven awards they were nominated for: Best New Artist, Best Rap Album, Best Rap Song and Best Rap Performance for their fun track ‘Thrift Shop’. The duo also gave an ambitious performance of their track ‘Same Love’ which saw Queen Latifah officiated over the wedding of over 30 couples, both gay and straight.

Other performances at the Staples Center in Los Angeles included Beyoncé and Jay Z, Taylor Swift, Madonna and Lorde.


Without further ado, here’s the list of main winners at the Grammy Awards 2014:


Album of the Year

Daft Punk, Random Access Memories


Record of the Year

Daft Punk feat. Pharrell, ‘Get Lucky’


Song of the Year

Lorde, ‘Royals’


Best New Artist

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis


Best Pop Vocal Album

Bruno Mars, ‘Unorthodox Jukebox’


Best Pop Solo Performance

Lorde, ‘Royals’


Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

Daft Punk feat. Pharrell, ‘Get Lucky’


Best Rock Song

Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, and Pat Smear, ‘Cut

Me Some Slack’


Best Rock Performance

Imagine Dragons, ‘Radioactive’


Best Country Album

Kacey Musgraves, Same Trailer Different Park


Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

Jay Z feat. Justin Timberlake, ‘Holy Grail’


Best Metal Performance

Black Sabbath, ‘God Is Dead?’


Best Alternative Music Album

Vampire Weekend, Modern Vampires of the City


Best Dance/Electronica Album

Daft Punk, Random Access Memories


Best R&B Performance

Snarky Puppy with Lalah Hathaway, ‘Something’


Best R&B Album

Alicia Keys, Girl on Fire


Best R&B Song

Justin Timberlake, ‘Pusher Love Girl’


Best Rap Performance

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Wanz, ‘Thrift Shop’


Best Rap Album

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, The Heist


Best Rap Song

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, ‘Thrift Shop’


Best Dance Recording

Zedd feat. Foxes, ‘Clarity’


Best Country Solo Performance

Darius Rucker, ‘Wagon Wheel’

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