Kendrick Lamar and Chris Stapleton lead UMG’s family of labels at the Grammys

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Kendrick Lamar and Chris Stapleton lead UMG’s family of labels at the Grammys

Last sunday night, the 60th annual Grammy Awards ceremony recognized UMG artists, particularly Kendrick Lamar and Chris Stapleton, who won five and three Grammys respectively. Young Canadian singer Alessia Cara took home the Grammy for Best New Artist.

Here is the list of UMG artists who have been rewarded :

  • Kendrick Lamar won the Grammys for Best Rap Performance, Best Rap Song and Best Music Video for « Humble », Best Rap/Sung Performance for « Loyalty » and Best Rap Album for « Damn. ».
  • Chris Stapleton won the Grammys for Best Country Solo Performance, Best Country Song and Best Country Album.
  • Alessia Cara won the Grammy for Best New Artist.
  • The Weeknd won the Grammy for Best Urban Contemporary Album for « Starboy ».
  • Childish Gambino won the Grammy for Best Traditional R&B performance for « Redbone ».
  • The Rolling Stones won the Grammy for Best Traditional Blues Album for « Blue & Lonesome ».
  • Damian « Jr. Gong » Marley won the Grammy for Best Reggae Album for « Stony Hill ».
  • « La La Land » won the Grammys for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media and Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media.
  • Taj Mahal et Keb’Mo’ won the Best Contemporary Blues Album.
  • Little Big Town won the Grammy for Best Country Duo/Group Performance.
  • Hillsong Worship won the Grammy for Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song.
  • Reba McEntire won the Grammy for Best Roots Gospel Album.
  • Donald Nally won the Grammy for Best Choral Performance and Daniil Trifonov the Grammy for Best Classical Instrumental Solo.

>> See the press release here.