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2023 Grammys: Full Winners List

Updated: Feb 6, 2023




The Grammys aired last night, and I have to say it was the most entertaining show I've seen in quite a while. A lot of history was made during the ceremony as well.


Actress Viola Davis became an EGOT winner with her memoir Finding Me winning Best Spoken Word Album. Lizzo had me tap dancing and testifying like a pastor on the pulpit over her hilarious but inspiring winning speech.


While Kim Petras gagged the audience by proclaiming she was the first transgender woman to win a Grammy in her category, technically she was the second. She and Sam Smith won for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance.



House music icon Honey Dijon, who also identifies as trans snagged a Grammy for her work on Beyoncé's Renaissance album (Bey won in the Best Dance/Electronic Recording category, among others).


Speaking of Bey, with her four out of nine Grammy wins, the pop music icon officially became the GOAT of the Grammys, with a total of 32 awards thus far throughout her 20+ year career. That makes her the most decorated winner alive.


As for the performances, Bad Bunny opened the show, and his performance brought me to tears. It was great to see the overall love and culture of Latin music being represented on a mainstream awards show.


Lizzo definitely brought the house down on the lords day with her performance of About Damn Time and Special.


Harry Styles won me over with his live performance of As it Was, but what really got me up out of my seat was the 50 Year Hip Hop Tribute featuring appearances from LL Cool J, Big Boi, De La Soul, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Missy Elliott, Grandmaster Flash, Grandmaster Mele Mel & Scorpio, Ice T, Method Man, Nelly, Public Enemy, Queen Latifah, Rakim, Run DMC, Salt-N-Pepa, The Lox, Busta Rhymes, Lil Baby, GloRilla and more.


What surprised me was that they didn't incorporate Lil Kim, Diddy, Nas or even Nicki Minaj into the tribute, but with hip hop influencing music for half a decade it's impossible to slide every human contributor of the genre in the show.


Also, why didn't Jay Z perform? He was in the front row enjoying the show, and he's a huge contributor to hip hop. I get he was performing on stage with Khaled later in the evening, but he could have performed more than once.


I do find it quite strange that with Beyoncé winning 100 million Grammys that she's never snagged one for Album of the Year (that award went to Harry Styles and his third album Harry's House).


In a way it's kind of embarrassing on their part. They will throw Bey every bone except for AOTY. It's okay though. In regards to artistry and impact, Beyoncé is in a whole different stratosphere. Quiet as it's kept, the Grammys need her more than Beyoncé needs the Grammys.


Otherwise I was pretty much entertained by the show.


Check out the full list of winners below...



Album of the Year


ABBA – Voyage Adele – 30 Bad Bunny – Un Verano Sin Ti Beyoncé – Renaissance Brandi Carlile – In These Silent Days Coldplay – Music of the Spheres WINNER: Harry Styles – Harry’s House Kendrick Lamar – Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers Lizzo – Special Mary J. Blige – Good Morning Gorgeous (Deluxe)


Best New Artist

Anitta Domi & JD Beck Latto Måneskin Molly Tuttle Muni Long Omar Apollo WINNER: Samara Joy Tobe Nwigwe Wet Leg


Record of the Year

ABBA – Don’t Shut Me Down Adele – Easy on Me Beyoncé – Break My Soul Brandi Carlile Featuring Lucius – You and Me on the Rock Doja Cat – Woman Harry Styles – As It Was Kendrick Lamar – The Heart Part 5 WINNER: Lizzo – About Damn Time Mary J. Blige – Good Morning Gorgeous Steve Lacy – Bad Habit


Song of the Year

Adele – Easy on Me Beyoncé – Break My Soul WINNER: Bonnie Raitt – Just Like That DJ Khaled Featuring Rick Ross, Lil Wayne, Jay-Z, John Legend & Fridayy – God Did Gayle – ABCDEFU Harry Styles – As It Was Kendrick Lamar – The Heart Part 5 Lizzo – About Damn Time Steve Lacy – Bad Habit Taylor Swift – All Too Well (10 Minute Version) (The Short Film)


Best Pop Solo Performance

WINNER: Adele – Easy on Me Bad Bunny – Moscow Mule Doja Cat – Woman Harry Styles – As It Was Lizzo – About Damn Time Steve Lacy – Bad Habit

Best Dance/Electronic Music Album

WINNER: Beyoncé – Renaissance Bonobo – Fragments Diplo – Diplo Odesza – The Last Goodbye Rüfüs Du Sol – Surrender


Best Rap Album

DJ Khaled – God Did Future – I Never Liked You Jack Harlow – Come Home the Kids Miss You WINNER: Kendrick Lamar – Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers Pusha T – It’s Almost Dry


Best Música Urbana Album

WINNER: Bad Bunny – Un Verano Sin Ti Daddy Yankee – Legendaddy Farruko – La 167 Maluma – The Love & Sex Tape Rauw Alejandro – Trap Cake, Vol. 2


Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

ABBA – Don’t Shut Me Down Camila Cabello Featuring Ed Sheeran – Bam Bam Coldplay & BTS – My Universe Post Malone & Doja Cat – I Like You (A Happier Song) WINNER: Sam Smith & Kim Petras – Unholy


Best Country Album

Ashley McBryde – Ashley McBryde Presents: Lindeville Luke Combs – Growin’ Up Maren Morris – Humble Quest Miranda Lambert – Palomino WINNER: Willie Nelson – A Beautiful Time




Best R&B Song

WINNER: Beyoncé – Cuff It Jazmine Sullivan – Hurt Me So Good Mary J. Blige – Good Morning Gorgeous Muni Long – Hrs & Hrs PJ Morton – Please Don’t Walk Away


Best Pop Vocal Album

ABBA – Voyage Adele – 30 Coldplay – Music of the Spheres WINNER: Harry Styles – Harry’s House Lizzo – Special


Producer of the Year, Non-Classical

Boi-1da Dahi Dan Auerbach Dernst “D’Mile” Emile II WINNER: Jack Antonoff


Songwriter of the Year, Non-Classical

Amy Allen Laura Veltz Nija Charles The-Dream WINNER: Tobias Jesso Jr.


Best Music Film

Adele – Adele One Night Only Billie Eilish – Billie Eilish Live at the O2 Justin Bieber – Our World Neil Young & Crazy Horse – A Band a Brotherhood a Barn Rosalía – Motomami (Rosalía TikTok Live Performance) WINNER: Various Artists – Jazz Fest: A New Orleans Story





Best Music Video

Adele – Easy on Me BTS – Yet to Come Doja Cat – Woman Harry Styles – As It Was Kendrick Lamar – The Heart Part 5 WINNER: Taylor Swift – All Too Well: The Short Film


Best Song Written for Visual Media

Beyoncé – Be Alive WINNER: Carolina Gaitán – La Gaita, Mauro Castillo, Adassa, Rhenzy Feliz, Diane Guerrero, Stephanie Beatriz & Encanto – Cast – We Don’t Talk About Bruno Jessy Wilson Featuring Angélique Kidjo – Keep Rising (The Woman King) Lady Gaga – Hold My Hand Taylor Swift – Carolina 4*Town, Jordan Fisher, Finneas O’Connell, Josh Levi, Topher Ngo & Grayson Villanueva – Nobody Like U


Best Musical Theater Album

Original Broadway Cast – A Strange Loop New Broadway Cast – Caroline, or Change WINNER: ‘Into the Woods’ 2022 Broadway Cast – Into the Woods (2022 Broadway Cast Recording) Original Broadway Cast – MJ the Musical ‘Mr. Saturday Night’ Original Cast – Mr. Saturday Night Original Broadway Cast – Six: Live on Opening Night


Best Comedy Album

WINNER: Dave Chappelle – The Closer Jim Gaffigan – Comedy Monster Louis C.K. – Sorry Patton Oswalt – We All Scream Randy Rainbow – A Little Brains, a Little Talent


Best Folk Album

Aoife O’Donovan – Age of Apathy Janis Ian – The Light at the End of the Line Judy Collins – Spellbound WINNER: Madison Cunningham – Revealer Punch Brothers – Hell on Church Street





Best Spoken Word Poetry Album

Amanda Gorman – Call Us What We Carry: Poems Amir Sulaiman – You Will Be Someone’s Ancestor. Act Accordingly. Ethelbert Miller – Black Men Are Precious WINNER: J. Ivy – The Poet Who Sat by the Door Malcolm-Jamal Warner – Hiding in Plain View


Best Americana Album

Bonnie Raitt – Just Like That… WINNER: Brandi Carlile – In These Silent Days Dr. John – Things Happen That Way Keb’ Mo’ – Good to Be… Robert Plant & Alison Krauss – Raise the Roof


Best American Roots Song

Anaïs Mitchell – Bright Star Aoife O’Donovan & Allison Russell – Prodigal Daughter WINNER: Bonnie Raitt – Just Like That Brandi Carlile Featuring Lucius – You and Me on the Rock Robert Plant & Alison Krauss – High and Lonesome Sheryl Crow – Forever


Best Americana Performance

Asleep at the Wheel Featuring Lyle Lovett – There You Go Again Blind Boys of Alabama Featuring Black Violin – The Message WINNER: Bonnie Raitt – Made Up Mind Brandi Carlile Featuring Lucius – You and Me on the Rock Eric Alexandrakis – Silver Moon [A Tribute to Michael Nesmith]


Best American Roots Performance

WINNER: Aaron Neville & The Dirty Dozen Brass Band – Stompin’ Ground Aoife O’Donovan & Allison Russell – Prodigal Daughter Bill Anderson Featuring Dolly Parton – Someday It’ll All Make Sense (Bluegrass Version) Fantastic Negrito – Oh Betty Madison Cunningham – Life According to Raechel





Best Tropical Latin Album

Carlos Vives – Cumbiana II WINNER: Marc Anthony – Pa’lla Voy La Santa Cecilia – Quiero Verte Feliz Spanish Harlem Orchestra – Imágenes Latinas Tito Nieves – Legendario


Best Latin Jazz Album

WINNER: Arturo O’Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra Featuring The Congra Patria Son Jarocho Collective – Fandango at the Wall in New York Arturo Sandoval – Rhythm & Soul Danilo Pérez Featuring The Global Messengers – Crisálida Flora Purim – If You Will Miguel Zenón – Música de las Américas


Best Contemporary Instrumental Album

Brad Mehldau – Jacob’s Ladder Domi & JD Beck – Not Tight Grant Geissman – Blooz Jeff Coffin – Between Dreaming and Joy WINNER: Snarky Puppy – Empire Central


Producer of the Year, Classical

Christoph Franke Elaine Martone James Ginsburg Jonathan Allen WINNER: Judith Sherman


Best Engineered Album, Classical

Anita Brevik, Nidarosdomens Jentekor & Trondheimsolistene – Tuvayhun — Beatitudes for a Wounded World Anne-Sophie Mutter, Boston Symphony Orchestra & John Williams – Williams: Violin Concerto No. 2 & Selected Film Themes WINNER: Edwin Outwater & Chicago Symphony Orchestra – Mason Bates: Philharmonia Fantastique: The Making of the Orchestra Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra & Manfred Honeck – Beethoven & Stucky: Orchestral Works Third Coast Percussion – Perspectives

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