Top 10 Categories and Winners at the 2014 Grammys

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Grammys (photo credit Rolling Stone)

Hard Rockers normally don’t pay much attention to the Grammy Awards, but if they did these are the categories they would care about.

1. RECORD OF THE YEAR

WINNER

Get Lucky
Daft Punk Featuring Pharrell Williams & Nile Rodgers

Thomas Bangalter & Guy-Manuel De Homem-Christo, producers; Peter Franco, Mick Guzauski, Florian Lagatta & Daniel Lerner, engineers/mixers; Antoine “Chab” Chabert & Bob Ludwig, mastering engineers
Track from: Random Access Memories
Label: Columbia Records

2. ALBUM OF THE YEAR

WINNER

Random Access Memories
Daft Punk

 

Julian Casablancas, DJ Falcon, Todd Edwards, Chilly Gonzales, Giorgio Moroder, Panda Bear, Nile Rodgers, Paul Williams & Pharrell Williams, featured artists; Thomas Bangalter, Julian Casablancas, Guy-Manuel De Homem-Christo, DJ Falcon & Todd Edwards, producers; Peter Franco, Mick Guzauski, Florian Lagatta, Guillaume Le Braz & Daniel Lerner, engineers/mixers; Antoine “Chab” Chabert & Bob Ludwig, mastering engineers
Label: Columbia Records

3. SONG OF THE YEAR

WINNER

Royals

Joel Little & Ella Yelich O’Connor, songwriters (Lorde)
Track from: Pure Heroine
Label: Universal Music; Publishers: Copyright Control/Sony ATV

 

4. BEST ROCK PERFORMANCE

 

WINNER

Radioactive

Imagine Dragons

Track from: Night Visions
Label: Kidinakorner/ Interscope

 

5. BEST METAL PERFORMANCE

 

WINNER

God Is Dead?

Black Sabbath

Track from: 13
Label: Vertigo/Republic
6. BEST ROCK SONG
WINNER

Cut Me Some Slack

 Dave Grohl, Paul McCartney, Krist Novoselic & Pat Smear, songwriters (Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, Pat Smear)

Track from: Sound City – Real To Reel
Label: RCA Records / Roswell Records; Publishers: MPL Communications, Inc./M.J.-Twelve Music/Murky Slough Music/Kobalt Music/Ruthensmear Music/Bug Music

 

7. BEST ROCK ALBUM

 

WINNER

Celebration Day

Led Zeppelin

Label: Swan Song/Atlantic

 

8. BEST ALTERNATIVE MUSIC ALBUM

 

WINNER

Modern Vampires Of The City

Vampire Weekend

Label: XL Recordings

 

9. BEST R&B PERFORMANCE
WINNER

Something

Snarky Puppy With Lalah Hathaway

Track from: Family Dinner Volume One
Label: Ropeadope Records

 

 

10. BEST COMPILATION SOUNDTRACK FOR VISUAL MEDIA
WINNER

Sound City: Real To Reel

Butch Vig, compilation producer

Label: RCA Records/Roswell Records