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This year, the Grammy Awards saw not only Taylor Swift and Miley Cyrus in the list of honorees but also percussionist Zakir Hussain and flutist Rakesh Chaurasia, who won the award for Best Global Music Performance. Their Pashto songs were honored, alongside American musicians Bela Fleck and Edgar Meyer.

In this category, Faluj Ensemble In Militz includes prominent figures like Prime Minister Narendra Modi, along with Aruj Aftab and Vijay Iyer’s Shadows Forces.

Az Speak, associated with Pashto, also won the award for Best Contemporary Instrumental Album.

zakir hussain supergroup Shakti, featuring singer Shankar Mahadevan, won the award for Best Global Music Album for the moment. Shakti, formed by violinist L. Shankar, percussionist Vikku Vinayakram, and British guitarist John McLaughlin.

The three major Grammy winners, Taylor Swift (Album of the Year), Miley Cyrus (Record of the Year), and Billie Eilish (Song of the Year), shared the stage. Taylor Swift won Best Pop Vocal Album, and Miley Cyrus won Best Pop Solo Performance.

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Check out the complete list of winners:

– Album of the Year: Taylor Swift, “Midnights”
– Record of the Year: Miley Cyrus, “Fool”
– Best New Artist: Victoria Monét
– Best Pop Vocal Album: Taylor Swift, “Midnights”
– Best Pop Solo Performance: Miley Cyrus, “Flowers”
– Song of the Year: Billie Eilish, “Why Was I Made?”
– Best Pop Duo/Group Performance: SZA in Phoebe Bridgers, “Ghost In The Machine”
– Producer of the Year, Non-Classical: Jack Antonoff
– Best Songwriter, Non-Classical: Theron Thomas
– Best Rap Album: Killer Mike, “Michael”
– Best Rap Performance: Killer Mike ft. André 3000, “Scientist and Engineer”
– Best Country Solo Performance: Chris Stapleton, “White Horse”
– Best Progressive R&B Album: SZA, “SOS”
– Best Urban Music Album: Karol G, “Celebrate Sera Bonito”
– Best R&B Performance: Coco Jones, “ICU”
– Best Alternative Music Album: Billie Eilish, “The Record”
– Best African Music Performance: Tayla, “Water”
– Best Score or Soundtrack for Visual Media: Openheimer, Ludwig Göransson, composer
– Best Folk Album: Joni Mitchell, “Joni Mitchell Live in Newport”
– Best Dance/Electronic Recording: Skrillex, “Ramble”
– Best Pop Dance Recording: Kylie Minogue, “Padm Padm”
– Best Dance/Electronic Album: Fred again.., “Actual Life 3”
– Best Traditional R&B Performance: PJ Morton ft. Susan Carol, “Good Morning”
– Best Rap Performance: André 3000 in Killer Mike, ft. Erin Allen Kane, “Scientist and Engineer”
– Best Melodic Rap Performance: Lil Durk featuring All My Life

– Best Rap Song: André 3000 in Killer Mike, ft. Erin Allen Kane, “Scientist and Engineer”
– Best Country Song: Chris Stapleton, “White Horse”
– Best Song Written for Visual Media: “Why Was I Made?” from the album Barbie by Billie Eilish O’Connell and Finneas O’Connell, songwriters (Billie Eilish)
– Best Comedy Album: Dave Chappelle, “What’s in a Name?”
– Best Global Music Album: Shakti, “For the Moment”
– Best Music Theater Album: “Sam Like It Hot”
– Best Alternative Music Album: Billie Eilish, “The Record”
– Best Alternative Music Performance: Paramore, “That’s Why”
– Best Rock Song: Billie Eilish, “Not Strong Enough”
– Best Metal Performance: Metallica, “72 Seasons”
– Best Country Duo/Group Performance: Jack Bryan with Kacey Musgraves, “I Remember Everything”
– Best Spoken Word Poetry Album: J. Ivy, “The Light Inside”
– Best Jazz Performance: Samara Joy, “Tight”
– Best Jazz Vocal Album: Nicole Zuraitis, “How Love Begins”
– Best Jazz Instrumental Album: Bill Childs, “The Winds of Change”
– Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album: The Count Basie Orchestra, directed by Scotty Barnhart, “Bessie Swings the Blues”
– Best Latin Jazz Album: Miguel Zenón and Luis Perdomo, “El Arte Del Bolero, Volume 2”

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– Best Alternative Jazz Album – Michel Nadegeoselo, The Omnicord Real Book

– Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album – Lofi, Biviched

– Best Contemporary Instrumental Album – Bela Fleck, Zakir Hussain, Edgar Mayer, Rakesh Chaurasia, Az e Speak

– Best American Roots Performance – Alison Russell, Eve Waz Black

– Best American Performance – Brandy Clark, Brandy Carlile, Dear Insecurity

– Best American Roots Song – Jason Isabel, songwriter (Jason Isabel and the 400 Unit), Cast Iron Skillet

– Best Americana Album – Jason Isabel and the 400 Unit, Weather Vanes

– Best Bluegrass Album – Molly Tuttle and Golden Highway, City of Gold

– Best Traditional Blues Album – Bobby Rush, All My Love For You

– Best Contemporary Blues Album – Larkin Poe, Blood Harmony

– Best Regional Roots Music Album – Buckwheat Zydeco Junior and The Legendary Ils Sont Partis Band, New Beginnings and Lost Bayou Ramblers and Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra Live: Orpheum Theater Nola

– Best Gospel Performance/Song – Kirk Franklin; Kirk Franklin, songwriter, All Things

– Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song – LeCrae and Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Your Power

– Best Gospel Album – Ty Tribett, All Things New: Live in Orlando

– Best Contemporary Christian Music Album – LeCrae, Church Clothes 4

– Best Roots Gospel Album – Blind Boys of Alabama, Ecoz of the South

– Best Latin Pop Album – Gabi Moreno, X MI (Volume 1)

– Best Latin Rock or Alternative Album – Juanes, Vida Cotidiana and Natalia Lafourcade, De Todas Las Flores

– Best Mexican Music Album (including Tejano) – Peso Pluma, Genesis

– Best Tropical Latin Album – Ruben Blades Con Roberto Delgado and Orchestra, Sembra: 45° Aniversario (En Vivo En El Coliseo de Puerto Rico, 14 de Mayo 2022)

– Best Global Music Performance – Bela Fleck, Edgar Mayer and Zakir Hussain, Rakesh Chaurasia, Pashto

– Best Reggae Album – Julian Marley and Ante Ys, Colors of Royal

– Best New Age, Ambient or Chant Album – Carla Patullo in Tonality and The Scorpio Quartet, So She Howls Included.”

– The Best Children’s Music Album – 123 Andres, We Grow Together Preschool Songs.

– The Best Audiobook, narrations, and storytelling recording – Michelle Obama, The Light We Carry: Overcoming in Uncertain Times.

– Best Soundtrack Collection for Visual Media – Barbie: The Album.

– Best Score Soundtrack for Video Games and Other Interactive Media – Stephen Barton and Gordy Haab, Music Directors, Star Wars Jedi: Survivor.

– Best Music Video – I’m Only Sleeping (The Beatles).

– Best Music Film – (David Bowie), Brett Morgan, Video Director; Brett Morgan, Video Producer, Moonage Daydream.

– Best Recording Package – Luke Brooks and James Thesis Bach, Art Directors (Dry Cleaning), Stampwork.

– Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package – Jerry Hayden and John Hayden, Art Directors, Birdsongs: The Birdsong Project.

– Best Album Notes – Robert Gordon and Deanie Parker, Album Notes Writers, Written in Their Soul: The Stax Songwriter Demos.

– Best Historical Album – Written in Their Soul: The Stax Songwriter Demos.

– Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical – Jaguar Lee.

– Best Engineered Album, Classical – David Frost and Charlie Post, Engineers; Silas Brown, Mastering Engineer (Ricardo Muti and Chicago Symphony Orchestra), Contemporary American Composer.

-Producer of the Year, Classical – Ellen Marton.

– Best Remix Recording – Wait Leg, Remixers (Depeche Mode), Vaging Tang (Wait Leg Remix).

– Best Immersive Audio Album – George Mosenburg and Eric Shilling, Immersive Mix Engineers; Michael Romanowski, Immersive Mastering Engineer; Alicia Keys and En Minsley, Immersive Producers (Alicia Keys), The Diary of Alicia Keys.


– Best Instrumental Composition – John Williams, Composer (John Williams), Helena Theme.

– Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella – John Carter Cash, Tommy Emmanuel, Marcus Ilco, Janet Robin, and Roberto Luis Rodriguez, Arrangers (The String Revolution Featuring Tommy Emmanuel), Folsom Prison Blues.

– Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals – Erin Bentlage, Jacob Collier, Sara Gazarek, Jonah, Kendrick, and Amanda Taylor, Arrangers (Jacob Collier’s Specialty Sausages), In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning.

– Best Orchestral Performance – Gustavo Dudamel, Conductor (Los Angeles Philharmonic), Adams: Dance.

– Best Opera Recording – Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Conductor; Ryan Speedo Green, Latonia Moore, and Eric Owens; David Frost, Producer (The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra; The Metropolitan Opera Chorus), Blanchard: Champion.

– Best Choral Performance – Nils Schweckendiek, Conductor (Usinta Ensemble; Helsinki Chamber Choir), Sariyaho: Reconnaissance.

– Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance – Roomful of Teeth, Raf Magic.

– Best Classical Instrumental Solo – Yuya Wang; Teddy Abrams, Conductor (Louisville Orchestra), The American Project.

– Best Classical Solo Vocal Album – Julia Bullock, Soloist; Christian Reif, Conductor (Philharmonic Orchestra), Walking in the Dark.

– Best Classical Compendium – Alex Brown, Harlem Crossroads, Imani Winds, Edward Perez, Neil Smith, and A.B. Spelman; Silas Brown and Mark Dover, Producers, Bach and Coltrane for Junoon.

– Best Contemporary Classical Composition – J.C. Montgomery, Composer (Avadgin Prate, A Far Cry, and Roomful of Teeth), Montgomery: Rounds.”

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