Grammy Winners 2014: List Of Early Winners

Best Rap Album: "The Heist," Macklemore & Ryan Lewis 
Best R&B Song: "Pusher Love Girl," Justin Timberlake
Best Pop Instrumental Album: “Steppin’ Out,” Herb Alpert
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album: “To Be Loved,” Michael Buble
Best New Age Album: “Love’s River,” Laura Sullivan
Best Improvised Jazz Solo: “Orbits,” Wayne Shorter, soloist
Best Jazz Vocal Album: “Liquid Spirit,” Gregory Porter
Best Jazz Instrumental Album: “Money Jungle: Provocative In Blue,” Terri Lyne Carrington
Best Large Jazz Ensemble: “Night In Calisia,” Randy Brecker, W?odek Pawlik Trio & Kalisz Philharmonic
Best Latin Jazz Album: “Song For Maura,” Paquito D’Rivera And Trio Corrente
Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance: “Break Every Chain [Live],” Tasha Cobbs
Best Gospel Song: “If He Did It Before… Same God [Live],” Tye Tribbett, songwriter (Tye Tribbett)
Best Contemporary Christian Music Song: “Overcomer,” David Garcia, Ben Glover & Christopher Stevens, songwriters (Mandisa)
Best Gospel Album: “Greater Than [Live],” Tye Tribbett
Best Contemporary Christian Music Album: “Overcomer,” Mandisa
Best Latin Pop Album: “Vida,” Draco Rosa
Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album: “Treinta Días,” La Santa Cecilia
Best Regional Mexican Music Album: “A Mi Manera,” Mariachi Divas De Cindy Shea
Best Tropical Latin Album: “Pacific Mambo Orchestra,” Pacific Mambo Orchestra
Best Reggae Album: “Ziggy Marley In Concert,” Ziggy Marley
Best Children’s Album: “Throw A Penny In The Wishing Well,” Jennifer Gasoi
Best Spoken-Word Album: “America Again: Re-becoming The Greatness We Never Weren’t,” Stephen Colbert
Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media: “Sound City: Real To Reel,” Butch Vig, compilation producer
Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media: “Skyfall,” Thomas Newman, composer
Best Song Written For Visual Media: “Skyfall,” Adele Adkins & Paul Epworth, songwriters (Adele)
Best Instrumental Composition: “Pensamientos For Solo Alto Saxophone And Chamber Orchestra,” Clare Fischer, composer (The Clare Fischer Orchestra)
Best Instrumental Arrangement: “On Green Dolphin Street,” Gordon Goodwin, arranger (Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band)
Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s): “Swing Low,” Gil Goldstein, arranger (Bobby McFerrin & Esperanza Spalding)
Best Recording Package: “Long Night Moon,” Sarah Dodds & Shauna Dodds, art directors (Reckless Kelly)
Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package: “Wings Over America (Deluxe Edition),” Simon Earith & James Musgrave, art directors (Paul McCartney And Wings)
Best Album Notes: “Afro Blue Impressions (Remastered & Expanded),” Neil Tesser, album notes writer (John Coltrane)
Best Engineered Album: “Random Access Memories,” Peter Franco, Mick Guzauski, Florian Lagatta & Daniel Lerner, engineers; Antoine “Chab” Chabert, Bob Ludwig, mastering engineers (Daft Punk)
Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical: “Summertime Sadness (Cedric Gervais Remix),” Cedric Gervais, remixer (Lana Del Rey)
Best Surround Sound Album: “Live Kisses,” Al Schmitt, surround mix engineer; Tommy LiPuma, surround producer (Paul McCartney)
Best Engineered Album, Classical: “Winter Morning Walks,” David Frost, Brian Losch & Tim Martyn, engineers; Tim Martyn, mastering engineer (Dawn Upshaw, Maria Schneider, Australian Chamber Orchestra & St. Paul Chamber Orchestra)
Producer of the Year, Classical: David Frost
Best Orchestral Performance: “Sibelius: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 4,” Osmo Vänskä, conductor (Minnesota Orchestra)
Best Opera Recording: “Adès: The Tempest,” Thomas Adès, conductor; Simon Keenlyside, Isabel Leonard, Audrey Luna & Alan Oke; Jay David Saks, producer (The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra; The Metropolitan Opera Chorus)
Best Choral Performance: “Pärt: Adam’s Lament,” Tõnu Kaljuste, conductor (Tui Hirv & Rainer Vilu; Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir; Sinfonietta Riga & Tallinn Chamber Orchestra; Latvian Radio Choir & Vox Clamantis)
Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance: “Roomful Of Teeth,” Brad Wells & Roomful Of Teeth
Best Classical Instrumental Solo: “Corigliano: Conjurer - Concerto For Percussionist & String Orchestra,” Evelyn Glennie; David Alan Miller, conductor (Albany Symphony)
Best Classical Vocal Solo: “Winter Morning Walks,” Dawn Upshaw (Maria Schneider; Jay Anderson, Frank Kimbrough & Scott Robinson; Australian Chamber Orchestra & St. Paul Chamber Orchestra)
Best Classical Compendium: “Hindemith: Violinkonzert; Symphonic Metamorphosis; Konzertmusik,” Christoph Eschenbach, conductor
Best Contemporary Classical Composition: “Schneider, Maria: Winter Morning Walks,” Maria Schneider, composer (Dawn Upshaw, Jay Anderson, Frank Kimbrough, Scott Robinson & Australian Chamber Orchestra)

 

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Elena is the Arts & Entertainment Editor at Mic. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, Salon, Time Out New York, The New York Times Upfront, ABC News, and various travel publications. She is also a Princeton alum, a former Thailand resident, and a Brooklyn native.

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