Grammy Awards 2008: The Winners!!

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Album of the Year

WINNER: Herbie Hancock – River: The Joni Letters

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· Foo Fighters – Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace
· Vince Gill – These Days
· Kanye West – Graduation
· Amy Winehouse – Back to Black

Record of the Year

WINNER: Amy Winehouse – “Rehab”

· Beyoncé – “Irreplaceable”
· Foo Fighters – “The Pretender”
· Rihanna (featuring Jay-Z) – “Umbrella”
· Justin Timberlake – “What Goes Around … Comes Around”

Song of the Year

WINNER: Amy Winehouse – “Rehab”

· Carrie Underwood – “Before He Cheats”
· Plain White T’s – “Hey There Delilah”
· Corinne Bailey Rae – “Like a Star”
· Rihanna (featuring Jay-Z) – “Umbrella”

Best New Artist

WINNER: Amy Winehouse

· Feist
· Ledisi
· Paramore
· Taylor Swift

Best Female Pop Vocal Performance

WINNER: Amy Winehouse – “Rehab”

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· Christina Aguilera – “Candyman”
· Feist – “1234″
· Fergie – “Big Girls Don’t Cry”
· Nelly Furtado – “Say It Right”

Best Male Pop Vocal Performance

WINNER: Justin Timberlake – “What Goes Around … Comes Around”

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· Michael Bublé – “Everything”
· John Mayer – “Belief”
· Paul McCartney – “Dance Tonight”
· Seal – “Amazing”

Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals

WINNER: Maroon 5 – “Makes Me Wonder”

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· Bon Jovi – “(You Want To) Make a Memory”
· Daughtry – “Home”
· Plain White T’s – “Hey There Delilah”
· U2 – “Window in the Skies”

Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals

WINNER: “Gone Gone Gone (Done Moved On)”
Robert Plant & Alison Krauss

· “Steppin’ Out”
Tony Bennett & Christina Aguilera
· “Beautiful Liar”
Beyoncé & Shakira

· “The Sweet Escape”
Gwen Stefani & Akon
· “Give It to Me”
Timbaland (featuring Nelly Furtado & Justin Timberlake)

Best Pop Vocal Album

WINNER: Back to Black
Amy Winehouse

· Lost Highway
Bon Jovi
· The Reminder
Feist
· It Won’t Be Soon Before Long
Maroon 5
· Memory Almost Full
Paul McCartney

Best Dance Recording

WINNER: “LoveStoned/I Think She Knows”
Justin Timberlake
Nate (Danja) Hills, Timbaland & Justin Timberlake, producers; Jimmy Douglass & Timbaland, mixers
Track from: FutureSex/LoveSounds

· “D.A.N.C.E.”
Justice
Gaspard Auge & Xavier de Rosnay, producers; Gaspard Auge & Xavier de Rosnay, mixers
Track from:
· “Love Today”
Mika
Jodi Marr, John Merchant, Mika & Greg Wells, producers; Greg Wells, mixer
Track from: Life in Cartoon Motion

· “Don’t Stop the Music”
Rihanna
Stargate, producer; Phil Tan, mixer
Track from: Good Girl Gone Bad

· “Do It Again”
The Chemical Brothers
Tom Rowlands & Ed Simons, producers
Track from: We Are the Night

Best Electronic/Dance Album

WINNER: We Are The Night
The Chemical Brothers

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·
Justice
· Sound of Silver
LCD Soundsystem
· We Are Pilots
Shiny Toy Guns
· Elements of Life
Tiësto

Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance

WINNER: “Radio Nowhere”
Bruce Springsteen
Track from: Magic

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· “Timebomb”
Beck
· “Only Mama Knows”
Paul McCartney
Track from: Memory Almost Full
· “Our Country”
John Mellencamp
Track from: Freedom’s Road
· “Come On”
Lucinda Williams
Track from: West

Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals

WINNER: The White Stripes – “Icky Thump”

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· Daughtry – “It’s Not Over”
· Green Day – “Working Class Hero”
· Nickelback – “If Everyone Cared”
· U2 – “Instant Karma”

Best Hard Rock Performance

WINNER: Foo Fighters – “The Pretender”

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· Evanescence – “Sweet Sacrifice”
· Ozzy Osbourne – “I Don’t Wanna Stop”
· Queens of the Stone Age – “Sick, Sick, Sick”
· Tool – “The Pot”

Best Metal Performance

WINNER: “Final Six”
Slayer
Track from: Christ Illusion

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· “Nothing Left”
As I Lay Dying
Track from: An Ocean Between Us
· “Never Ending Hill”
King Diamond
Track from: Give Me Your Soul…Please

· “Aesthetics of Hate”
Machine Head
Track from: The Blackening

· “Redemption”
Shadows Fall
Track from: Threads of Life

Best Rock Song

WINNER: “Radio Nowhere”
Bruce Springsteen, songwriter (Bruce Springsteen)
Track from: Magic

· “Come On”
Lucinda Williams, songwriter (Lucinda Williams)
Track from: West

· “Icky Thump”
Jack White, songwriter (The White Stripes)
Track from: Icky Thump

· “It’s Not Over”
Chris Daughtry, Gregg Wattenberg, Mark Wilkerson & Brett Young, songwriters (Daughtry)
Track from: Daughtry

· “The Pretender”
Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Nate Mendel & Chris Shiflett, songwriters (Foo Fighters)
Track from: Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace

Best Rock Album

WINNER: Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace
Foo Fighters

· Daughtry
Daughtry
· Revival
John Fogerty

· Magic
Bruce Springsteen

· Sky Blue Sky
Wilco

Best Alternative Music Album

WINNER: Icky Thump
The White Stripes

· Alright, Still…
Lily Allen

· Neon Bible
Arcade Fire

· Volta
Björk

· Wincing the Night Away
The Shins

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance

WINNER: “No One”
Alicia Keys
Track from: As I Am

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· “Just Fine”
Mary J. Blige
Track from: Growing Pains
· “When I See You”
Fantasia
Track from: Fantasia
· “If I Have My Way”
Chrisette Michele
Track from: I Am
· “Hate on Me”
Jill Scott
Track from: The Real Thing

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

WINNER: “Future Baby Mama”
Prince
Track from: Planet Earth

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· “Woman”
Raheem DeVaughn
Track from: Love Behind the Melody
· “B.U.D.D.Y.”
Musiq Soulchild
Track from: Luvanmusiq

· “Because of You”
Ne-Yo
Track from: Because of You

· “Please Don’t Go”
Tank
Track from: Sex, Love & Pain

Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals

WINNER: “Disrespectful”
Chaka Khan (featuring Mary J. Blige)
Track from: Funk This

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· “Same Girl”
R. Kelly (featuring Usher)
Track from: Double Up
· “Hate That I Love You”
Rihanna (featuring Ne-Yo)
Track from: Good Girl Gone Bad
· “Baby”
Angie Stone (featuring Betty Wright)
Track from: The Art of Love & War
· “Bartender”
T-Pain (featuring Akon)
Track from: Epiphany

Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance

WINNER: “In My Songs”
Gerald Levert
Track from: In My Songs

· “Walk a Mile in My Shoes”
Otis Clay
Track from: Walk a Mile in My Shoes
· “All Night Long”
Randy Crawford & Joe Sample
Track from: Feeling Good
· “I Apologize”
Ann Nesby
Track from: This Is Love
· “I Am Your Man”
Ryan Shaw
Track from: This Is Ryan Shaw

Best Urban/Alternative Performance

WINNER: “Daydreamin’ “
Lupe Fiasco (featuring Jill Scott)
Track from: Lupe Fiasco’s Food & Liquor

· “Make a Baby”
Vikter Duplaix
Track from: Bold and Beautiful
· “That’s the Way of the World”
Dwele
Track from: Interpretations: Celebrating the Music of Earth, Wind & Fire
· “Fantasy”
Meshell Ndegeocello
Track from: Interpretations: Celebrating The Music Of Earth, Wind & Fire
· “Dream”
Alice Smith
Track from: For Lovers, Dreamers & Me

Best R&B Song

WINNER: “No One”
Dirty Harry, Kerry Brothers & Alicia Keys, songwriters (Alicia Keys)

· “Beautiful Flower”
India.Arie & Joyce Simpson, songwriters (India.Arie)
· “Hate That I Love You”
Mikkel S. Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen & Shaffer Smith, songwriters (Rihanna [featuring Ne-Yo])
· “Teachme”
Ivan Barias, Adam W. Blackstone, Randall C. Bowland, Carvin Haggins, Johnnie Smith II & Corey Latif Williams, songwriters (Musiq Soulchild)
· “When I See U”
Louis Biancaniello, Waynne Nugent, Erika Nuri, Kevin Risto, Janet Sewel & Sam Watters, songwriters (Fantasia)

Best R&B Album

WINNER: Funk This
Chaka Khan

· Lost & Found
Ledisi

· Luvanmusiq
Musiq Soulchild

· The Real Thing
Jill Scott

· Sex, Love & Pain
Tank

Best Contemporary R&B Album

WINNER: Because of You
Ne-Yo

· Konvicted
Akon
· Just Like You
Keyshia Cole
· Fantasia
Fantasia
· East Side Story
Emily King

Best Rap Solo Performance

WINNER: “Stronger”
Kanye West
Track from: Graduation

· “The People”
Common
Track from: Finding Forever
· “I Get Money”
50 Cent
Track from: Curtis
· “Show Me What You Got”
Jay-Z
Track from: Kingdom Come
· “Big Things Poppin’ (Do It)”
T.I.
Track from: T.I. vs. T.I.P.

Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group

WINNER: “Southside”
Common (featuring Kanye West)
Track from: Finding Forever

· “Make It Rain”
Fat Joe (featuring Lil Wayne)
Track from: Me, Myself & I
· “Party Like a Rockstar”
Shop Boyz
Track from: Rockstar Mentality
· “Int’l Players Anthem (I Choose You)”
UGK Featuring OutKast
Track from: UGK (Underground Kingz)
· “Classic (Better Than I’ve Ever Been)”
Kanye West, Nas & KRS-One

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

WINNER: “Umbrella”
Rihanna (featuring Jay-Z)
Track from: Good Girl Gone Bad

· “I Wanna Love You”
Akon (featuring Snoop Dogg)
Track from: Konvicted
· “Kiss, Kiss”
Chris Brown & T-Pain
Track from: Exclusive
· “Let It Go”
Keyshia Cole (featuring Missy Elliott & Lil’ Kim)
Track from: Just Like You
· “Good Life”
Kanye West (featuring T-Pain)
Track from: Graduation

Best Rap Song

WINNER: “Good Life”
Aldrin Davis, Mike Dean, Faheem Najm & Kanye West, songwriters (J. Ingram & Q. Jones, songwriters) (Kanye West [featuring T-Pain])

· “Ayo Technology”
Nate (Danja) Hills, Curtis Jackson, Timothy Mosley & Justin Timberlake, songwriters (50 Cent [featuring Justin Timberlake & Timbaland])
· “Big Things Poppin’ (Do It)”
Clifford Harris & Byron Thomas, songwriters (T.I.)
· “Can’t Tell Me Nothing”
Aldrin Davis & Kanye West, songwriters (Kanye West)
· “Crank That”
Soulja Boy Tell’em, songwriter (Soulja Boy Tell’em)

Best Rap Album

WINNER: Graduation
Kanye West

· Finding Forever
Common
· Kingdom Come
Jay-Z
· Hip Hop Is Dead
Nas
· T.I. vs T.I.P.
T.I.

Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media

WINNER: “Love You I Do” (From “Dreamgirls”)
Siedah Garrett & Henry Krieger, songwriters (Jennifer Hudson)

· “Falling Slowly” (From “Once”)
Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova, songwriters (Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova)
· “Guaranteed” (from “Into the Wild”)
Eddie Vedder, songwriter (Eddie Vedder)
· “The Song of the Heart” (from “Happy Feet”)
Prince Rogers Nelson, songwriter (Prince)
· “You Know My Name” (From “Casino Royale”)
David Arnold & Chris Cornell, songwriters (Chris Cornell)

Best Spoken Word Album

WINNER:Barack Obama
“The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream”

· Maya Angelou
“Celebrations”
· Bill Clinton
“Giving: How Each of Us Can Change the World”
· Jimmy Carter
“Sunday Mornings in Plains: Bringing Peace to a Changing World”
· Alan Alda
“Things I Overheard While Talking to Myself”

Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media

WINNER: Love
(The Beatles)
George Martin & Giles Martin, producers

· “Across the Universe”
(Various Artists)
T-Bone Burnett, Elliot Goldenthal & Teese Gohl, producers
· “Dreamgirls”
(Beyoncé Knowles, Jennifer Hudson & Anika Noni Rose)
Harvey Mason, Jr., Randy Spendlove, Matt Sullivan & Damon Thomas, producers
· “Hairspray”
(Various Artists)
Marc Shaiman, producer
· “Once”
Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova
Glen Hansard, producer

Best Score Soundtrack Album For A Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media

WINNER: “Ratatouille”
Michael Giacchino, composer

· “Babel”
Gustavo Santaolalla, composer
· “Blood Diamond”
James Newton Howard, composer
· “The Departed”
Howard Shore, composer
· “Happy Feet”
John Powell, composer
· “Pan’s Labyrinth”
Javier Navarrete, composer

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical

WINNER: Mark Ronson
· Back to Black (Amy Winehouse)
· “Littlest Things” (Lily Allen)
· “Rehab” (Amy Winehouse)
· Version (Mark Ronson)
· “You Know I’m No Good” (Amy Winehouse)

Howard Benson
· Daughtry (Daughtry)
· Devils & Angels (Mêlée)
· Direction (The Starting Line)
· Five Score and Seven Years Ago (Relient K)
· Stay Inside (Sound The Alarm)
Joe Chiccarelli
· Mercy (Burden Brothers)
· The Narcotic Story (Oxbow)
· Nightmoves (Kurt Elling)
· Wincing the Night Away (The Shins)

Mike Elizondo
· It Won’t Be Soon Before Long (Maroon 5)
· Under the Blacklight (Rilo Kiley)

Timbaland
· “Come Around” (M.I.A. [featuring Timbaland])
· “Give It to Me” (Timbaland [featuring Nelly Furtado & Justin Timberlake])
· “Make Me Better” (Fabolous [featuring Ne-Yo])
· Timbaland Presents: Shock Value (Timbaland)
· “The Way I Are” (Timbaland [featuring Keri Hilson & D.O.E.])

Best Short Form Music Video

WINNER: “God’s Gonna Cut You Down”
Johnny Cash
Tony Kaye, video director; Rachel Curl, video producer

· “1234″
Feist
Patrick Daughters, video director; Geoff McLean, video producer

· “Gone Daddy Gone”
Gnarls Barkley
Chris Milk, video director; Barbara Benson, video producer

· “D.A.N.C.E.”
Justice
Jonas & Francois & So-Me, video directors; Jonas & Francois & So-Me, video producers

· “Typical”
Mute Math
Israel Anthem, video director; Brandon Arolfo, video producer 

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