Daft Punk, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Lorde take home top honors at 2014 Grammy Awards

The 2014 Grammy Awards saw French electronic duo Daft Punk(Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo) walk away not only with the coveted Album of the Yearfor their "Random Access Memories," but also Record of the Year with their dance hit "Get Lucky," featuring Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers, plus another three awards, making them biggest winners during the star studded and 3 1/2-hour long ceremony.

Hip hop duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis took home an impressive four awards: Best Rap Album, Best New Artist, Best Rap Song and Best Rap Performance in ‘music’s biggest night’ that was held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles last night and hosted by LL Cool J.

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Between performances from Beyoncé and Jay Z who opened the event with their hit "Drunk in Love" and numbers from Katy Perry, John Legend, Keith Urban, Taylor Swift, Pink, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, and a slew of other artists, including Carole King who performed her classic hit "Beautiful" with Sarah Bareilles, New Zealand's 17-year-old Lorde (Ella Yelich O’Connor) grabbed two awards for her hit "Royals: " Song of the Year and Pop Solo Performance.

Madonna also took the stage with rappers Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Mary Lambert to sing the gay rights anthem "Same Love" as Queen Latifah officiated 33 weddings during the performance.

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Complete list of winners from the 56th annual Grammy Awards:

  • — Album of the year: "Random Access Memories," Daft Punk
  • — Record of the year: "Get Lucky," Daft Punk with Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers
  • — Song of the year: "Royals," Lorde
  • — New artist: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
  • — Pop solo performance: "Royals," Lorde
  • — Pop vocal album: "Unorthodox Jukebox," Bruno Mars
  • — Pop/duo group performance: "Get Lucky," Daft Punk with Pharrell and Nile Rodgers
  • — Rap/sung collaboration: "Holy Grail," Jay Z with Justin Timberlake
  • — Rock song: "Cut Me Some Slack," Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear
  • — Country album: "Same Trailer Different Park," Kacey Musgraves
  • — Traditional pop vocal album: "To Be Loved," Michael Buble
  • — Rap performance: "Thrift Shop," Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Wanz
  • — Rap song: "Thrift Shop," Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Wanz
  • — Rap album: "The Heist," Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
  • — R&B performance: "Something," Snarky Puppy with Lalah Hathaway
  • — Traditional R&B performance: "Please Come Home," Gary Clark Jr.
  • — R&B song: "Pusher Love Girl," James Fauntleroy, Jerome Harmon, Timothy Mosley and Justin Timberlake
  • — R&B album: "Girl on Fire," Alicia Keys
  • — Urban contemporary album: "Unapologetic," Rihanna
  • — Rock performance: "Radioactive," Imagine Dragons
  • — Rock album: "Celebration Day," Led Zeppelin
  • — Hard rock/metal performance: "God is Dead," Black Sabbath
  • — Alternative music album: "Modern Vampires of the City," Vampire Weekend
  • — Dance recording: "Clarity," Zedd featuring Foxes
  • — Dance/electronica album: "Random Access Memories," Daft Punk
  • — Producer of the year, non-classical: Pharrell Williams
  • — Latin pop album: "Vida," Draco Rosa
  • — Latin rock, urban or alternative album: "Treinta Dias," La Santa Cecilia
  • — Latin jazz album: "Song for Maura," Paquito D'Rivera and Trio Corrente
  • — Tropical Latin album: "Pacific Mambo Orchestra," Pacific Mambo Orchestra
  • — Country solo performance: "Wagon Wheel," Darius Rucker
  • — Country duo/group performance: "From This Valley," The Civil Wars
  • — Country song: "Merry Go 'Round," Kacey Musgraves, Shane McAnally and Josh Osbourne
  • — Gospel song: "If He Did It Before ... Same God (Live)," Tye Tribbett
  • — Gospel album: "Greater Than (Live)," Tye Tribbett
  • — Blues album: "Get Up!," Ben Harper with Charlie Musselwhite
  • — Folk album: "My Favorite Picture of You," Guy Clark
  • — Americana album: "Old Yellow Moon," Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell
  • — Bluegrass album: "The Streets of Baltimore," Del McCoury Band
  • — Reggae album: "Ziggy Marley in Concert," Ziggy Marley
  • — World music album: "Live: Singing for Peace Around the World," Ladysmith Black Mambazo, and "Savor Flamenco," Gypsy Kings (tie)
  • — Children's album: "Throw a Penny in the Wishing Well," Jennifer Gasoi
  • — Spoken word album: "America Again: Re-Becoming the Greatness We Never Weren't," Stephen Colbert
  • — Comedy album: "Calm Down Gurrl," Kathy Griffin
  • — New age album: "Love's River," Laura Sullivan
  • — Jazz vocal album: "Liquid Spirit," Gregory Porter
  • — Jazz instrumental album: "Money Jungle: Provocative in Blue," Terri Lyne Carrington
  • — Large jazz ensemble album: "Night in Calisia," Randy Brecker, Wlodek Pawlik Trio and Kalisz Philharmonic
  • — Pop instrumental album: "Steppin' Out," Herb Alpert
  • — Compilation soundtrack album: "Sound City: Real to Reel," Dave Grohl and various artists, Butch Vig
  • — Score soundtrack album: "Skyfall," Thomas Newman, composer
  • — Song written for visual media: "Skyfall," Adele and Paul Epworth
  • — Musical theater album: "Kinky Boots," Cyndi Lauper, Billy Porter, Stark Sands, Sammy James Jr., Stephen Oremus and William Wittman
  • — Producer of the year, classical: David Frost
  • — Instrumental composition: "Pensamientos for Solo Alto Saxophone and Chamber Orechestra," Clare Fischer
  • — Orchestral performance: "Sibelius: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 4," Osmo Vanska, conductor
  • — Opera recording: "Ades: The Tempest," Thomas Ades, Simon Keenlyside, Isabel Leonard, Audrey Luna, Alan Oke, Jay David Saks
  • — Choral performance: "Part: Adam's Lament," Tonu Kaljuste, conductor
  • — Short-form music video: "Suit & Tie," Justin Timberlake featuring Jay Z, David Fincher, Timory King
  • — Long-form music video: "Live Kisses," Paul McCartney, Jonas Akerlund, Violaine Etienne, Aron Levin and Scott Rodger
  • — Historical album: "The Complete Sussex and Columbia Albums" of Bill Withers, Leo Sacks, Joseph M. Palmaccio, Tom Ruff and Mark Wilder, and "Charlie is My Darling," Teri Landi, Andrew Loog Oldham, Steve Rosenthal and Bob Ludwig
  • — Improvised Jazz Solo: Orbits. Wayne Shorter, soloist
  • — Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance: Break Every Chain [Live], Tasha Cobbs
  • — Contemporary Christian Music Song: Overcomer. David Garcia, Ben Glover & Christopher Stevens, songwriters (Mandisa)
  • — Contemporary Christian Music Album: Overcomer, Mandisa
  • — Regional Mexican Music Album (Including Tejano): A Mi Manera. Mariachi Divas De Cindy Shea
  • — Regional Roots Music Album: Love Has Come For You. Edie Brickell & Steve Martin, songwriters (Steve Martin & Edie Brickell)
  • — Regional Roots Music Album: Dockside Sessions
  • — Instrumental Arrangement: On Green Dolphin Street. Gordon Goodwin, arranger (Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band)
  • — Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s): Swing Low. Gil Goldstein, arranger (Bobby McFerrin & Esperanza Spalding)
  • — Recording Package: Long Night Moon
  • — Classical Instrumental Solo: Corigliano: Conjurer - Concerto For Percussionist & String Orchestra
  • — Boxed Or Special Limited Edition Package: Wings Over America (Deluxe Edition)
  • — Album Notes: Afro Blue Impressions (Remastered & Expanded)
  • — Engineered Album, Non-Classical: Random Access Memories
  • — Remixed Recording, Non-Classical: Summertime Sadness (Cedric Gervais Remix)
  • — Surround Sound Album: Live Kisses
  • — Engineered Album, Classical: Winter Morning Walks
  • — Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance: Roomful Of Teeth
  • — Classical Instrumental Solo: Corigliano: Conjurer - Concerto For Percussionist & String Orchestra
  • — Classical Vocal Solo: Winter Morning Walks
  • — Classical Compendium: Hindemith: Violinkonzert; Symphonic Metamorphosis; Konzertmusik
  • — Contemporary Classical Composition: "Winter Morning Walks," Schneider, Maria
  • — Film Music: "Live Kisses," Paul McCartney

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