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Comedians Kathy Griffin, Stephen Colbert, Steve Martin among Grammy winners

Comedians Kathy Griffin, Stephen Colbert, Steve Martin among Grammy winners

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Count Kathy Griffin and Stephen Colbert among the list of Grammy winners this year.  Griffin, after six tries, picked up her first Grammy during the pre-televised portion of Sunday night's Grammy presentation for Best Comedy Album for Calm Down Gurrl.  The comedienne couldn't help but insert the pop culture news of the day, while accepting her award. 

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Comedy Central funnyman Colbert was awarded the Grammy for Best Spoken Word Album for America Again: Re-becoming the Greatness We Never Weren't.  Comedic actor-turned-musician Steve Martin was also a winner for his collaboration with Edie Brickell on this year's Best American Roots Song - "Love Has Come For You."  Hip-hop duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis won a handful of awards during  Grammy's pre-telecast including, Best Rap Album for The Heist and Best Rap Song for "Thrift Shop."  Pre-tel Grammy presentation host Cyndi Lauper also picked an award for  Best Musical Theater Album for her Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots.  

Paul McCartney's Live Kisses won for Best Music Film; Justin Timberlake and Jay Z were honored with Best Music Video for "Suit & Tie"; Imagine Dragons earned Best Rock Performance honor for "Radioactive"; Black Sabbath's "God Is Dead?" was named Best Metal Performance.  And hitmaker Pharrell Williams was named Producer of the Year Non-Classical. 

Here is a partial list of winners from Grammy's Pre-Tel Ceremony: 

BEST POP INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM 
"STEPPIN' OUT" - HERB ALPERT 

BEST TRADITIONAL POP VOCAL ALBUM 
"TO BE LOVED" - MICHAEL BUBLé 

BEST REGGAE ALBUM 
"ZIGGY MARLEY IN CONCERT" - ZIGGY MARLEY 

BEST WORLD MUSIC ALBUM - TIE 
"SAVOR FLAMENCO" - THE GYPSY KINGS  
"LIVE: SINGING FOR PEACE AROUND THE WORLD - LADYSMITH BLACK MAMBAZO 

BEST CHILDREN'S ALBUM 
"THROW A PENNY IN THE WISHING WELL" - JENNIFER GASOI 

BEST SPOKEN WORD ALBUM 
"AMERICA AGAIN: RE-BECOMING THE GREATNESS WE NEVER WEREN'T" - STEPHEN COLBERT 

BEST GOSPEL/CHRISTIAN CONTEMPORARY ALBUM 
BREAK EVERY CHAIN (LIVE) - TASHA COBBS 

BEST GOSPEL/CHRISTIAN MUSIC PERFORMANCE 
"IF HE DID IT BEFORE... SAME GOD" (LIVE) - TYE TRIBBET 

BEST GOSPEL SONG 
"IF HE DID IT BEFORE... SAME GOD" (LIVE) - TYE TRIBBET 

BEST COMPILATION FOR VISUAL MEDIA 
"SOUND CITY: REAL TO REEL" - DAVE GROHL & VARIOUS ARTISTS 

BEST SCORE SOUNDTRACK FOR VISUAL MEDIA 
"SKYFALL" - THOMAS NEWMAN 

BEST SONG WRITTEN FOR VISUAL MEDIA 
"SKYFALL" -  (FROM "SKYFALL") ADELE ADKINS AND PAUL EPWORTH 

BEST MUSICAL THEATER ALBUM 
"KINKY BOOTS" 

BEST AMERICAN ROOTS SONG 
"LOVE HAS COME FOR YOU" - EDIE BRICKELL AND STEVE MARTIN 

BEST FOLK ALBUM 
"MY FAVORITE PICTURE OF YOU" - GUY CLARK 

BEST DANCE RECORDING 
CLARITY - ZEDD FEATURING FOXES 

BEST DANCE/ELECTRONICA ALBUM 
RANDOM ACCESS MEMORIES - DAFT PUNK 

BEST COMEDY ALBUM 
"CALM DOWN GURRL" - KATHY GRIFFIN 

BEST RAP PERFORMANCE 
THRIFT SHOP - MACKLEMORE & RYAN LEWIS FEATURING WANZ 

BEST RAP SONG 
THRIFT SHOP - BEN HAGGERTY & RYAN LEWIS, SONGWRITERS (MACKLEMORE & RYAN LEWIS FEATURING WANZ) 

BEST RAP ALBUM 
"THE HEIST" - MACKLEMORE & RYAN LEWIS 

BEST R&B PERFORMANCE 
SOMETHING - SNARKY PUPPY WITH LALAH HATHAWAY 

BEST TRADITIONAL R&B PERFORMANCE 
PLEASE COME HOME - GARY CLARK JR. 

BEST R&B SONG 
PUSHER LOVE GIRL - JAMES FAUNTLEROY, JEROME HARMON, TIMOTHY MOSLEY & JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, SONGWRITERS (JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE) 

BEST URBAN CONTEMPORARY ALBUM 
UNAPOLOGETIC - RIHANNA 

BEST R&B ALBUM 
GIRL ON FIRE - ALICIA KEYS 

BEST BLUES ALBUM 
"GET UP!" BEN HARPER WITH CHARLIE MUSSELWHITE 

BEST MUSIC VIDEO 
SUIT & TIE - JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE FEATURING JAY Z 

BEST MUSIC FILM 
LIVE KISSES - PAUL MCCARTNEY 

BEST COUNTRY SOLO PERFORMANCE 
"WAGON WHEEL" - DARIUS RUCKER 

BEST COUNTRY DUO/GROUP PERFORMANCE 
"FROM THIS VALLEY" - THE CIVIL WARS 

BEST COUNTRY SONG 
"MERRY GO 'ROUND" - KACEY MUSGRAVES (WRITERS - SHANE MCANALLY, KACEY MUSGRAVES, AND JOSH OSBORNE) 

BEST ROCK PERFORMANCE 
"RADIOACTIVE" - IMAGINE DRAGONS 

BEST METAL PERFORMANCE 
"GOD IS DEAD?" - BLACK SABBATH 

BEST ROCK ALBUM 
"CELEBRATION DAY" - LED ZEPPELIN 

BEST ALTERNATIVE MUSIC ALBUM 
MODERN VAMPIRES OF THE CITY - VAMPIRE WEEKEND 

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR - NON CLASSICAL 
KEITH URBAN 

 

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