Macklemore, Ryan Lewis Big Winners At 2014 Grammys

By Staff  |  01/26/2014

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis at 2014 Grammys

The 56th Annual Grammy Awards kicked off in Los Angeles' Staples Center Sunday evening (January 26) with a sexy performance from Jay Z and Beyonce.

With LL Cool J playing host, the big winners of the evening were Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, who took home awards in three rap categories. The duo were awarded Best Rap Album for their platinum-selling 2012 set, The Hiest, beating out the likes of Drake, Jay Z and Kendrick Lamar; and Best Rap Performance for their hit single, "Thrift Shop."

Jay Z and Justin Timberlake took home Best Music Video for the singer's hit song, "Suit & Tie, while Pharrell earned Producer of the Year and Record of the Year honors for Daft Punk's "Get Lucky."

Below is a list of winners. See the full list at

Album Of The Year: Random Access Memories — Daft Punk

Record Of The Year: "Get Lucky" — Daft Punk & Pharrell Williams

Song Of The Year: "Royals" — Joel Little & Ella Yelich O'Connor, songwriters (Lorde)

Best New Artist: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Best Pop Solo Performance: "Royals" — Lorde

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance: "Get Lucky" — Daft Punk & Pharrell Williams

Best Pop Vocal Album: Unorthodox Jukebox - Bruno Mars

Best Pop Instrumental Album: Steppin' Out - Herb Alpert

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album: To Be Loved - Michael Bublé

Best Dance/Electronica Album: Random Access Memories — Daft Punk

Best Urban Contemporary Album: Unapologetic — Rihanna

Best R&B Album: Girl On Fire — Alicia Keys

Best Traditional R&B Performance: "Please Come Home -- Gary Clark Jr.

Best Rap Performance: "Thrift Shop" — Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration: "Holy Grail" — Jay Z Featuring Justin Timberlake

Best Rap Album: The Heist — Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Best Rap Song: "Thrift Shop" -- Ben Haggerty & Ryan Lewis, songwriters (Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz)

Best Reggae Album: Ziggy Marley In Concert -- Ziggy Marley

Best Comedy Album: Calm Down Gurrl — Kathy Griffin

Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical: Pharrell Williams

Producer Of The Year, Classical: David Frost

Best Music Video: "Suit & Tie" -- Justin Timberlake Featuring Jay Z (David Fincher, video director; Timory King, video producer)