Taylor Swift celebrates early Grammys double win
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Taylor Swift celebrates early Grammys double win

Best friends Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez had a hard time containing their emotions as they discovered the Love Story singer was an early double Grammy Awards winner on Monday afternoon (15Feb16).

The girls were getting ready for the big show when they learned Bad Blood – the promo which featured both of them – had picked up the Best Music Video prize at the pre-telecast ceremony.

Swift had already won the Best Pop Vocal Album for 1989 and was positively giddy about her second win, posting a brief video from backstage at the Staples Center on Instagram.

In the short film, Swift, who was preparing to open the show, said “What just happened?” and “Oh my God” repeatedly as she buried her head in her hands, while pal Gomez just giggled and jumped up and down with glee.

Taylor tweeted, “Bad Blood just won a Grammy for Best Music Video and we are not ok,” while Selena added, “I got to be in my best friends first Grammy award winning music video!!!!!!?!”

Swift was too busy getting ready for her red caret moment to attend the early awards show and sent fun. star Jack Antonoff to pick up her Best Pop Vocal Album award.

He called her from the stage and asked her what to say and Taylor screamed, “Is James Taylor there? Can someone tell James Taylor I love him?”

The pop star beat the veteran in the category.

Jason Isbell, The Weeknd, Alabama Shakes, Little Big Town, Skrillex & Diplo and D’Angelo were also multiple winners before the big show began, while Kendrick Lamar was already a triple winner as stars began arriving at the Staples Center for Grammy night. He picked up Best Rap Song and Best Rap Performance for Alright, while his These Walls collaboration with Bilal, Anna Wise, & Thundercat was named Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

The latest list of winners is:


Best Pop Solo Performance

Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran


Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars


Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

The Silver Lining: The Songs Of Jerome Kern – Tony Bennett & Bill Charlap


Best Pop Vocal Album

1989 – Taylor Swift


Best Dance Recording

Where Are U Now – Skrillex and Diplo with Justin Bieber


Best Dance/Electronic Album

Skrillex And Diplo Present Jack U – Skrillex and Diplo


Best Contemporary Instrumental Album

Sylva – Snarky Puppy and Metropole Orkest


Best Metal Performance

Cirice – Ghost


Best Rock Song

Don’t Wanna Fight – Alabama Shakes (Written by Alabama Shakes)


Best Rock Album

Drones – Muse


Best Alternative Music Album

Sound & Color – Alabama Shakes


Best R&B Performance

Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey) – The Weeknd


Best Traditional R&B Performance

Little Ghetto Boy – Lalah Hathaway


Best R&B Song

Really Love – D’Angelo And The Vanguard (Written by D’Angelo & Kendra Foster)


Best Urban Contemporary Album

Beauty Behind The Madness – The Weeknd


Best R&B Album

Black Messiah – D’Angelo And The Vanguard


Best Rap Performance

Alright – Kendrick Lamar


Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

These Walls – Kendrick Lamar featuring Bilal, Anna Wise, & Thundercat


Best Rap Song

Alright – Kendrick Lamar


Best Country Solo Performance

Traveller – Chris Stapleton


Best Country Duo/Group Performance

Girl Crush – Little Big Town


Best Country Song

Girl Crush – Little Big Town (Written by Hillary Lindsey, Lori McKenna, & Liz Rose)


Best New Age Album

Grace – Paul Avgerinos


Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Cherokee – Christian McBride


Best Jazz Vocal Album

For One To Love – Cecile McLorin Savant


Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Past Present – John Scofield


Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album

The Thompson Fields – Maria Schneider Orchestra


Best Latin Jazz Album

Made In Brazil – Eliane Elias


Best Gospel Performance/Song

Wanna Be Happy? – Kirk Franklin (Written by Kirk Franklin)


Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song

Holy Spirit – Francesca Battistelli


Best Gospel Album

Covered: Alive In Asia (Live) (Deluxe) – Israel & NewBreed


Best Contemporary Christian Music Album

This Is Not A Test – Tobymac


Best Roots Gospel Album

Still Rockin’ My Soul – The Fairfield Four


Best Latin Pop Album

A Quien Quiera Escuchar (Deluxe Edition) – Ricky Martin


Best Latin Rock, Urban Or Alternative Album

(TIE) Hasta La Raíz – Natalia Lafourcade & Dale – Pitbull


Best Regional Mexican Music Album

Realidades (Deluxe Edition) – Los Tigres Del Norte


Best Tropical Latin Album

Son De Panama – Ruben Blades with Roberto Delgado & Orchestra


Best American Roots Performance

See That My Grave Is Kept Clean – Marvin Staples


Best American Roots Song

24 Frames – Jason Isbell


Best Americana Album

Something More Than Free – Jason Isbell


Best Bluegrass Album

The Muscle Shoals Recordings – The Steeldrivers


Best Blues Album

Born To Play Guitar – Buddy Guy


Best Folk Album

Bela Fleck And Abigail Washburn – Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn


Best Regional Roots Music Album

Go Go Juice – Jon Cleary


Best Reggae Album

Strictly Roots – Morgan Heritage


Best World Music Album

Sings – Angelique Kidjo


Best Children’s Album

Home – Tim Kubart


Best Spoken Word Album

A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety – Jimmy Carter


Best Comedy Album

Live At Madison Square Garden – Louis C.K.


Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media

Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me – Various Artists


Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media

Birdman – Antonio Sanchez, composer


Best Song Written For Visual Media

Glory – Common & John Legend


Best Instrumental Composition

The Afro Latin Jazz Suite – Arturo O’Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra feat. Rudresh Mahanthappa (Composed by Arturo O’Farrill)


Best Arrangement, Instrumental Or A Cappella

Dance Of The Sugar Plum Fairy – Pentatonix (Arranged by Ben Bram, Mitch Grassi, Scott Hoying, Avi Kaplan, Kirstin Maldonado & Kevin Olusola)


Best Arrangement, Instruments And Vocals

Sue (Or In A Season Of Crime) – David Bowie (Arranged by Maria Schneider)


Best Recording Package

Still The King: Celebrating The Music Of Bob Wills And His Texas Playboys – Asleep At The Wheel


Best Boxed Or Special Limited Edition Package

The Rise & Fall Of Paramount Records, Volume Two (1928-32) – Various Artists


Best Album Notes

Love Has Many Faces: A Quartet, A Ballet, Waiting To Be Danced – Joni Mitchell (Album notes written by Joni Mitchell)


Best Historical Album

The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11 – Bob Dylan And The Band


Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical

Sound & Color – Alabama Shakes


Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical

Jeff Bhasker


Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical

Uptown Funk (Dave Aude Remix) – Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars (Remixed by Dave Aude)


Best Surround Sound Album

Amused To Death – Roger Waters


Best Engineered Album, Classical

Ask Your Mama – George Manahan & San Francisco Ballet Orchestra


Producer Of The Year, Classical

Judith Sherman


Best Orchestral Performance

Shostakovich: Under Stalin’s Shadow (Symphony No. 10) – Boston Symphony Orchestra


Best Opera Recording

Ravel: L’Enfant Et Les Sortileges; Sheherazade – Saito Kinen Orchestra; SKF Matsumoto Chorus & SKF Matsumoto Children’s Chorus


Best Choral Performance

Rachmaninoff: All-Night Vigil – Paul Davidson, Frank Fleschner, Toby Vaughn Kidd, Bryan Pinkall, Julia Scozzafava, Bryan Taylor & Joseph Warner; Kansas City Chorale & Phoenix Chorale


Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance

Filament – Eighth Blackbird


Best Classical Instrumental Solo

Dutilleux: Violin Concerto, L’Arbre Des Songes – Seattle Symphony


Best Classical Solo Vocal Album

Joyce & Tony – Live From Wigmore Hall – Joyce DiDonato; Antonio Pappano, accompanist


Best Classical Compendium

Paulus: Three Places Of Enlightenment; Veil Of Tears & Grand Concerto – Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor; Tim Handley, producer


Best Contemporary Classical Composition

Paulus: Prayers & Remembrances – Eric Holtan, True Concord Voices & Orchestra (Composed by Stephen Paulus)


Best Music Video

Bad Blood – Taylor Swift featuring Kendrick Lamar


Best Music Film

Amy – Amy Winehouse

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