Grammy Winners 2013 — Complete List, Starting With Best Musical Theater Album

Best Musical Theater Album: Once: A Musical, Steve Kazee & Cristin Milioti, principal soloists; Steven Epstein & Martin Lowe, producers (Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova, composers/lyricists)

This album won out over:

The Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess,  Nice Work If You Can Get It [also Gershwin music], Newsies, Follies

Here the cast of Once performs at the Tony Awards (it won Best Musical)

Album of the Year: Babel, Mumford & Sons
Record of the Year: “Somebody That I Used to Know,” Goyte feat. Kimbra
Best New Artist: fun.
Best Country Album: Uncaged, Zac Brown Band
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration: “No Church in the Wild,” Jay-Z and Kanye West feat. Frank Ocean and The-Dream
Best Pop Vocal Album: Stronger, Kelly Clarkson
Best Rock Performance: “Lonely Boy,” The Black Keys
Best Urban Contemporary Album: Channel Orange, Frank Ocean
Song of the Year: “We Are Young,” fun.
Best Country Solo Performance: “Blown Away,” Carrie Underwood
Best Pop Solo Performance: “Set Fire to the Rain [Live],” Adele

Producer of the Year: Dan Auerbach
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance: “Somebody That I Used To Know,” Goyte feat. Kimbra
Best Alternative Music Album: Making Mirrors, Goyte
Best Rock Album: El Camino, The Black Keys
Best Rock Song: “Lonely Boy,” The Black Keys
Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance: “Love Bites (So Do I),” Halestorm
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album: Kisses on the Bottom, Paul McCartney
Best Country Song: “Blown Away,” Carrie Underwood
Best Country Duo/Group Performance: “Poonton,” Little Big Town
Best World Album: The Living Room Sessions Part 1, Ravi Shankar
Best R&B Song: “Adorn,” Miguel
Best R&B Performance: “Climax,” Usher
Best Traditional R&B Performance: “Love On Top,” Beyonce
Best Pop Instrumental Album: Impressions, Chris Botti
Best Rap Album: Take Care, Drake
Best Rap Song: “N****s In Paris,” Jay-Z and Kanye West
Best Rap Performace: “N****s In Paris,” Jay-Z and Kanye West
Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media: The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross
Best Song Written for Visual Media: “Safe and Sound,” Taylor Swift for Hunger Games
Best R&B Album: Black Radio, Robert Glasper
Best Dance/Electronica Album: Bangarang, Skrillex
Best Dance Recording: “Bangarang,” Skrillex featuring Sirah
Best Regional Roots Album: The Band Courtbouillon, Wayne Toups, Steve Riley & Wilson Savoy
Best Folk Album: The Goat Rodeo Sessions, Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer & Chris Thile
Best Bluegrass Album: Nobody Knows You, Steep Canyon Rangers
Best Blues Album: Locked Down, Dr. John
Best Americana Album: Slipstream, Bonnie Raitt

Best Compilation Soundtrack Album: Midnight In Paris
Best Jazz Instrumental Album: Unity Band, Pat Metheny Unity Band
Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album: Dear Diz (Every Day I Think Of You), Arturo Sandoval
Best Latin Jazz Album: ¡Ritmo!, The Clare Fischer Latin Jazz Big Band
Best Jazz Vocal Album: Radio Music Society, Esperanza Spaulding
Best Improvised Jazz Solo: “Hot House,” Gary Buron & Chick Corea
Best New Age Album: Echoes of Love, Oakram
Best Comedy Album: Blow Your Pants Off, Jimmy Fallon
Best Spoken Word Album: Society’s Child: My Autobiography, Janis Ian
Best Children’s Album: Can You Canoe?, The Okee Dokee Brothers
Best Reggae Album: Rebirth, Jimmy Cliff
Best Contemporary Classical Composition: “Hartke, Stephen: Meanwhile – Incidental Music To Imaginary Puppet Plays,” Stephen Hartke
Best Classical Compendium: “Penderecki: Fonogrammi; Horn Concerto; Partita; The Awakening Of Jacob; Anaklasis,” Antoni Wit
Best Choral Performance: “Life & Breath—Choral Works By Rene Clausen,” Charles Bruffy, conductor (Matthew Gladden, Lindsey Lang, Rebecca Lloyd, Sarah Tannehill & Pamela Williamson; Kansas City Chorale)
Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance: “Meanwhile,” Eighth Blackbird
Best Classical Instrumental Solo: “Kurtag & Ligeti: Music For Viola,” Kim Kashkashian
Best Classical Vocal Performance: “Poemes,” Renee Fleming
Best Producer of the Year, Classical: Blanton Alspaugh
Best Orchestral Performance: “Adams Harmonielehre and Short Ride In A Fast Machine,” Michael Tilson Thomas
Best Opera Recording: “Wagner: Der Ring Des Nibelungen,”James Levine and Fabio Luisi
Best Engineered Album, Classical: Life & Breath, Tom Caufield and John Newton
Best Tropical Latin Album: Retro, Marlow Rosado Y La Riqueña
Best Regional Mexican Music Album (Including Tejano): Pecados Y Milagros, Lila Downs
Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album: Imaginaries, Quetzal
Best Latin Pop Album, Rock or Urban Album: MTV Unplugged Deluxe Edition, Juanes
Best Contemporary Christian Music Album: Eye on It, TobyMac
Best Gospel Album: Gravity, Lecrae
Best Contemporary Christian Music Song: “10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord),” Matt Redman, & “Your Presence is Heaven,” Israel and New Breed
Best Gospel Song: “Go Get It,” Mary Mary
Best Gospel Contemporary Christian Musical Performance: “10,000 Reason (Bless the Lord),” Matt Redman
Best Surround Sound Album: Modern Cool, Jim Anderson, surround mix engineer; Darcy Proper, surround mastering engineer; Michael Friedman, surround producer (Patricia Barber)
Best Remixed Recording, Non Classical: “Promises (Skrillex & Nero Remix),” Skrillex, remixer (Nero)
Best Engineered Album, Non Classical: The Goat Rodeo Sessions, Richard King, engineer, Richard King, mastering engineer (Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer & Chris Thile)
Best Historical Album: The Smile Sessions (Deluxe Box Set), Alan Boyd, Mark Linett, Brian Wilson & Dennis Wolfe, compilation producers; Mark Linett, mastering engineer (The Beach Boys)
Best Album Notes: Singular Genius: The Complete ABC Singles, Billy Vera, album notes writer (Ray Charles)
Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package: Woody At 100: The Woody Guthrie Centennial Collection, Fritz Klaetke, art director (Woody Guthrie)
Best Recording Package: “Biophilia,” Michael Amzalag & Mathias Augustyniak, art directors (Björk)
Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist: “City of Roses,” Thara Memory & Esperanza Spalding, arrangers (Esperanza Spalding)
Best Instrumental Arrangement: “How About You,” Gil Evans, arranger (Gil Evans Project)
Best Instrumental Composition: “Mozart Goes Dancing,” Chick Corea, composer (Chick Corea & Gary Burton)
Best Long Form Music Video: “Big Easy Express,” Mumford & Sons, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros & Old Crow Medicine Show
Best Short Form Music Video: “We Found Love,” Rihanna feat. Calvin Harris

Author: New York Theater

Jonathan Mandell is a 3rd generation NYC journalist, who sees shows, reads plays, writes reviews and sometimes talks with people.

1 thought on “Grammy Winners 2013 — Complete List, Starting With Best Musical Theater Album

  1. With all the inappropriate mash-ups on the Grammy show, it’s amazing no one thought to combine the two winners Kanye and Jay-Z’s “N— in Paris” and Woody’s “Midnight in Paris.” That would have been water-cooler conversation the next day.

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