The 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards Winners & Performances

Thanks to a quintet of awards, Daft Punk were the big winners of the 56th …

Thanks to a quintet of awards, Daft Punk were the big winners of the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards: album of the year, best electronic/dance album and best engineered album for Random Access Memories and best pop duo/group performance for "Get Lucky," featuring Pharrell Williams. The song also snatched the Record Of The Year trophy. Taking four trophies early on, including best rap album for The Heist along with best rap performance and rap song for "Thrift Shop" at the pre-telecast ceremony, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis had a big night as well. Justin Timberlake, earned a pair of early GRAMMYs as well -- best R&B song for "Pusher Love Girl" and best music video for "Suit & Tie" -- an award that goes to director David Fincher. Another big star of the night was Lorde, who nabbed the Song of the Year and Best Pop Solo Performance awards for "Royals".

The 56th annual GRAMMY Awards show itself launched night with a great performance from Beyoncé and Jay Z. The power couple was followed by the likes of Kendrick Lamar, Robin Thicke, Daft Punk, Pharrell Williams, and Lorde, who hit the stage with the Song Of The Year. See the winners and performances below and stay tuned as we will update this post regularly. In the meantime, see the full list of winners and nominees here.

The 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards Performances

Beyoncé & Jay Z - Drunk In Love

Lorde - Royals

Katy Perry & Juicy J - Dark Horse

Robin Thicke and Chicago – Medley & “Blurred Lines”

John Legend – All of Me

Kendrick Lamar & Imagine Dragons – Madd City

Paul McCartney & Ringo Starr - Queenie Eye

Daft Punk, Pharrell Williams, Stevie Wonder & Nile Rodgers - Get Lucky

Pink - Try

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Mary Lambert, Madonna, & Queen Latifah – Same Love

Trent Reznor, Dave Grohl, Lindsey Buckingham, Josh Homme

The 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards Winners

Album Of The Year
Daft Punk - Random Access Memories

Song Of The Year
Lorde - Royals

Best Pop Vocal Album
Bruno Mars - Unorthodox Jukebox

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
Michael Bublé - To Be Love

Best Rap Performance
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis - Thrift Shop

Best Rap Song
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis - Thrift Shop

Best Rap Album
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis - The Heist

Best New Artist
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Best R&B Performance
Snarky Puppy with Lalah Hathaway - Something

Best R&B Song
Justin Timberlake - Pusher Love Girl

Best Pop Instrumental Album
Herb Alpert - Steppin' Out

Best Urban Contemporary Album
Rihanna - Unapologetic

Best R&B Album
Alicia Keys - Girl On Fire

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
Daft Punk & Pharrell Williams - Get Lucky

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
Jay Z & Justin Timberlake - Holy Grail

Best Pop Solo Performance
Lorde - Royals

Best Rock Song
Paul McCartney featuring Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, & Pat Smear - Cut Me Some Slack

Best Rock Performance
Imagine Dragons - Radioactive

Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance
Black Sabbath - God Is Dead?

Best Rock Album
Led Zeppelin - Celebration Day

Best Alternative Music Album
Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires of the City

Best Dance/Electronica Album
Daft Punk - Random Access Memories

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