The 2014 Grammy Winners Are...

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Another year, another Grammy nod for Taylor Swift. Yes, hi, and welcome to the 56th annual Grammy Awards, "music's biggest night." This evening, we've been promised a Bey and Jay performance, a Lorde, and many a ring getting put on it. It's the one night where red-carpet-look predictions are anything goes and star-sightings can be, erm, egg-cellent. There will undoubtedly be some controversy, some shock, and pop-diva fandom battles over the Internet. "Your fave could never?" We'll see about that, y'all. We. Will. See.
Anyway, keep it locked here, and your finger (the one on the hand that's not live-tweeting) on the refresh button because we'll be updating this list as the night goes on and thank-you speeches roll in. Oh, and while we're on the topic of live-tweeting, we'll be doing the same over here. We're (not) sorry in advance for the obscene number of "Yaaaas" Tweets.
Song of the Year
"Just Give Me a Reason," Pink
"Locked Out of Heaven," Bruno Mars
"Roar," Katy Perry
"Royals," Lorde (Winner)
"Same Love," Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Record of the Year
"Locked Out of Heaven," Bruno Mars
"Radioactive," Imagine Dragons
"Blurred Lines," Robin Thicke
"Get Lucky," Daft Punk (Winner)
"Royals," Lorde
Album of the Year
The Blessed Unrest, Sara Bareilles
Random Access Memories, Daft Punk (Winner)
Good Kid, M.A.A.D City, Kendrick Lamar
The Heist, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Red, Taylor Swift
Best New Artist
James Blake
Kendrick Lamar
Kacey Musgraves
Ed Sheeran
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (Winner)
Best Pop/Duo Group Performance
"Get Lucky," Daft Punk & Pharrell Williams (Winner)
"Just Give Me a Reason," Pink featuring Nate Ruess
"Stay," Rihanna featuring Mikky Ekko
"Blurred Lines," Robin Thicke featuring T.I. & Pharrell
"Suit & Tie," Justin Timberlake & Jay Z
Best Pop Solo Performance
"Brave," Sara Bareilles
"Royals," Lorde (Winner)
"When I Was Your Man," Bruno Mars
"Roar," Katy Perry
"Mirrors," Justin Timberlake
Best Pop Vocal Album
Paradise, Lana Del Rey
Pure Heroine, Lorde
Unorthodox Jukebox, Bruno Mars (Winner)
Blurred Lines, Robin Thicke
The 20/20 Experience, Justin Timberlake
Best Dance Recording
"Need U (100%)," Duke Dumont featuring A*M*E & MNEK
"Sweet Nothing," Calvin Harris featuring Florence Welch
"Atmosphere," Kaskade
"This Is What It Feels Like," Armin van Buuren featuring Trevor Guthrie
"Clarity," Zedd featuring Foxes (Winner)
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
Viva Duets, Tony Bennett & various artists
To Be Loved, Michael Bublé (Winner)
The Standards, Gloria Estefan
Cee Lo's Magic Moment, Cee Lo Green
Now, Dionne Warwick
Best Rock Performance
"Always Alright," Alabama Shakes
"The Stars (Are Out Tonight)," David Bowie
"Radioactive," Imagine Dragons (Winner)
"Kashmir," Led Zeppelin
"My God Is the Sun," Queens of the Stone Age
"I'm Shakin'," Jack White
Best Rock Song
"Ain't Messin 'Round," Gary Clark Jr.
"Cut Me Some Slack," Dave Grohl, Paul McCartney, Krist Novoselic, & Pat Smear (Winner)
"Doom and Gloom," The Rolling Stones
"God Is Dead?," Black Sabbath
"Panic Station," Muse
Best Rock Album
13, Black Sabbath
The Next Day, David Bowie
Mechanical Bull, Kings of Leon
Celebration Day, Led Zeppelin (Winner)
...Like Clockwork, Queens of the Stone Age
Psychedelic Pill, Neil Young With Crazy Horse
Best Alternative Music Album
The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You, Neko Case
Trouble Will Find Me, The National
Hesitation Marks, Nine Inch Nails
Lonerism, Tame Impala
Modern Vampires of the City, Vampire Weekend (Winner)
Best R&B Performance
"Love and War," Tamar Braxton
"Best of Me," Anthony Hamilton
"Nakamarra," Hiatus Kaiyote featuring Q-Tip
"How Many Drinks?," Miguel featuring Kendrick Lamar
"Something," Snarky Puppy With Lalah Hathaway (Winner)
Best Rap Performance
"Started From the Bottom," Drake
"Berzerk," Eminem
"Tom Ford," Jay Z
"Swimming Pools (Drank)," Kendrick Lamar
"Thrift Shop," Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Wanz (Winner)
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
"Power Trip," J. Cole featuring Miguel
"Part II (On the Run)," Jay Z featuring Beyoncé
"Holy Grail," Jay Z featuring Justin Timberlake (Winner)
"Now or Never," Kendrick Lamar featuring Mary J. Blige
"Remember You," Wiz Khalifa featuring The Weeknd
Best Rap Song
"F***in' Problems," ASAP Rocky featuring Drake, 2 Chainz, & Kendrick Lamar
"Holy Grail," Jay Z featuring Justin Timberlake
"New Slaves," Kanye West
"Started From the Bottom," Drake
"Thrift Shop," Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Wanz (Winner)
Best Rap Album
Nothing Was the Same, Drake
Magna Carta...Holy Grail, Jay Z
Good Kid, M.A.A.D City, Kendrick Lamar
The Heist, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (Winner)
Yeezus, Kanye West
Best Country Performance
"I Drive Your Truck," Lee Brice
"I Want Crazy," Hunter Hayes
"Mama's Broken Heart," Miranda Lambert
"Wagon Wheel," Darius Rucker (Winner)
"Mine Would Be You," Blake Shelton
Best Country Song
"Begin Again," Taylor Swift
"I Drive Your Truck," Lee Brice
"Mama's Broken Heart," Miranda Lambert
"Merry Go 'Round," Kacey Musgraves (Winner)
"Mine Would Be You," Blake Shelton
Best Country Album
Night Train, Jason Aldean
Two Lanes of Freedom, Tim McGraw
Same Trailer Different Park, Kacey Musgraves (Winner)
Based on a True Story, Blake Shelton
Red, Taylor Swift

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