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Monday, February 9, 2015

The Grammys!

On Feburary 9, 
the 57th annual Grammy Awards 
were presented in Los Angeles before a national television audience. 
The following 
albums in
Merrick Library's Music CD collection
were honored at the ceremony:

"Beautful Life" - Dianne Reeves - Best Jazz Vocal Album

"Beautiful: The Carole King Musical" - Best Musical Theater Album

"Beyonce" - Beyonce - Best Rhythm and Blues Song ("Drunk in Love" with Jay Z), Best Surround Sound Album

"Cheek to Cheek" - Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga - Best Tradiional Pop Vocal Album

"Frozen" - Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media, Best Song Written for Visual Media ("Let It Go")

"GIRL" - Pharrell Williams - Best Urban Contemporary Album, Best Pop Solo Performance ("Happy"), Best Music Video

"In the Lonely Hour" - Sam Smith - Best Pop Vocal Album, Record of the Year ("Stay with Me"), Song of the Year ("Stay with Me"), Best New Artist

"Is There Anybody Out There?" - A Great Bog World - Best Pop Duo/Group Performance ("Say Something" with Christina Aguillera)

"Lazaretto" - Jack White - Best Rock Performance ("Lazaretto")

"Love, Marriage and Divorce" - Toni Braxton and Babyface - Best Rhythm and Blues Album

"Mandatory Fun" - Weird Al Yankovic - Best Comedy Album

"The Marshall Mathers LP2" - Eminem - Best Rap Album

"Morning Phase" - Beck - Best Rock Album, Best Engineered Non-Classical Album

"New Eyes" - Clean Bandit - Best Dance Recording ("Rather Be" with Jess Glynne)

"Paramore" - Paramore - Best Rock Song ("Ain't It Fun") 

"Platinum" - Miranda Lambert - Best Country Album

"St.Vincent" - St. Vincent - Best Alternative Music Album

In addition, the documentary film "Twenty Feet From Stardom" (on DVD at Merrick Library) won this year's Grammy for Best Music Film. 

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