The Big Win

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10 February 2015

By NEBeep

Sunday night saw British singer Sam Smith  the big winner of the night at the 2015 Grammy Awards, held in Los Angeles. The 22 year old was named Best New Artist and also took the award for Best Pop Album for In the Lonely Hour.
He competed against ‘Fancy’ by Iggy Azalea featuring Chari XCX, ‘Shake it Off’ by Taylor Swift, ‘Chandelier’ by Sia and ‘All About That Bass’ by Meghan Trainor. in the Song of the Year category, again where he was successful.
Along with his scoop of four awards, Sam got to share the stage with songstress Mary J Blige at the ceremony which was attended by the likes of Beyonce, Jay Z, Pharrell Williams and long list of notables in the music industry.
Pharrell Williams, Beyoncé and Rosanne Cash each won three awards, but Sam Smith stole the night and proved himself as one of the pops biggest stars. Check out some of the winners below:

Album Of The Year
Morning Phase – Beck – WINNER
Beyoncé – Beyoncé
x – Ed Sheeran
In the Lonely Hour – Sam Smith
GIRL – Pharrell Williams

Record Of The Year
‘Fancy’ – Iggy Azalea featuring Charli XCX
‘Chandelier’ – Sia
‘Stay with Me’ – Sam Smith – WINNER
‘Shake It Off’ – Taylor Swift
‘All About That Bass’ – Meghan Trainor

Song Of The Year
‘All About That Bass’ – Meghan Trainor
‘Chandelier’ – Sia
‘Shake It Off’ – Taylor Swift
‘Stay with Me’ (Darkchild Version) – Sam Smith – WINNER
‘Take Me to Church’ – Hozier

Best New Artist
Iggy Azalea
Brandy Clark
Sam Smith – WINNER

Best Pop Vocal Album
Ghost Stories – Coldplay
Bangerz – Miley Cyrus
My Everything – Ariana Grande
Prism – Katy Perry
x – Ed Sheeran
In the Lonely Hour – Sam Smith – WINNER

Best Pop Solo Performance
‘All of Me’ (Live) – John Legend
‘Chandelier’ – Sia
‘Stay with Me’ – Sam Smith
‘Shake It Off’ – Taylor Swift
‘Happy’ – Pharrell – WINNER

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
‘Fancy’ – Iggy Azalea featuring Charli XCX
‘A Sky Full of Stars’ – Coldplay
‘Say Something’ – A Great Big World with Christina Aguilera – WINNER
‘Bang Bang’ – Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj
‘Dark Horse’ – Katy Perry featuring Juicy J

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
Cheek to Cheek – Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga – WINNER
Nostalgia – Annie Lennox
Night Songs – Barry Manilow
Sending You a Little Christmas – Johnny Mathis
Partners – Barbra Streisand

Best Dance Recording
‘Never Say Never’ – Basement Jaxx
‘Rather Be’ – Clean Bandit featuring Jess Glynne – WINNER
‘F for You’ – Disclosure featuring Mary J Blige
‘I Got You’ – Duke Dumont featuring Jax Jones
‘Faded’ – ZhuBest Dance/Electronic Album
Syro – Aphex Twin – WINNER
While (1 – Deadmau5
Nabuma Rubberband – Little Dragon
Do It Again – Röyksopp & Robyn
Damage Control – Mat Zo

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