Check Out the 2017 Grammy Award Winners

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On Sunday, February 12th, the winners of the 59th Annual Grammy Awards were announced.

Adele became the first performer ever to sweep the Album, Song, and Record of the Year awards twice for her work on 25.  

There were a few other superlatives in the evening.

Beyoncé, only the second woman (after Alison Krauss) to win more than 20 Grammy Awards, extended her total to 22 Grammy Awards with wins for her work on Lemonade.

Composer John Williams won his 23rd Grammy Award for his score for Star Wars, The Force Awakens.

Country artist Vince Gill won his 21st Grammy for the song, Kid Sister, which was written in tribute to his Time Jumpers bandmate, Dawn Sears.

The library has a great selection of the 2017 Grammy Award Winners to check out. Here are some of the highlights.
 
25
by Adele


Grammy winner for:

Album of the Year
Record of the Year for "Hello"
Song of the Year for "Hello"
Best Pop Vocal Album
Best Pop Solo Performance for "Hello"

 
Blackstar
by David Bowie

Grammy winner for:

Best Alternative Music Album
Best Rock Performance for "Blackstar"
Best Rock Song for "Blackstar"
Best Recording Package
Best Engineered Album, Non Classical
Tales of Hemingway, American Gothic, Once Upon a Castle 
by Michael Daugherty

Grammy winner for:

Best Classical Compendium
Best Contemporary Classical Composition for "Tales of Hemingway"
Best Classical Instrumental Solo by Zuill Bailey for "Tales of Hemingway"
Lalah Hathaway Live 
by Lalah Hathaway

Grammy winner for:

Best R&B Album
Best Traditional R&B Performance for "Angel"
Undercurrent
by Sarah Jarosz

Grammy winner for:

Best Folk Album
Best American Roots Performance for "House of Mercy"
Take Me to the Alley
by Gregory Porter

Grammy winner for:

Best Jazz Vocal Album

This is only the second time in the history of this category that a man has won this award twice. Al Jarreau had previously been the only male double winner.

Here is the complete list of 2017 Grammy Award winners at SCCLD.

The 2017 Grammy Awards @ SCCLD


 
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