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48th Annual Grammy Awards

The 48th Annual Grammy Awards took place on February 8, 2006, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. Irish rock band U2 were the main recipients with five awards including Album of the Year. Mariah Carey, John Legend, and Kanye West were each nominated for eight awards and won three; Alison Krauss & Union Station also won three awards; and Kelly Clarkson won two. Green Day were amongst the big winners, winning the Grammy Award for Record of the Year.[1][2]

48th Annual Grammy Awards
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DateFebruary 8, 2006
LocationStaples Center, Los Angeles
Most awardsU2 (5)
Most nominationsJohn Legend, Kanye West, Mariah Carey (8 each)
Websitehttp://www.grammy.com Edit this on Wikidata
Television/radio coverage
NetworkCBS

PerformancesEdit

PresentersEdit

Award winnersEdit

U2 was the night's top winner, with five awards. Their win for Album of the Year was their second win for that particular award. They previously won it back in 1988 for The Joshua Tree. They are the only rock act to have more than one Album of the Year win.

Top nominees included Mariah Carey, John Legend and Kanye West with eight each, but won only three awards each. Kelly Clarkson won two awards, becoming the first American Idol contestant ever to win a Grammy.

Multiple award winners (awards won/nominated):

GeneralEdit

Record of the Year
Album of the Year
Song of the Year
Best New Artist

AlternativeEdit

Best Alternative Music Album

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BluesEdit

Best Traditional Blues Album
Best Contemporary Blues Album

Children'sEdit

Best Musical Album for Children's music
  • Songs from the Neighborhood - The Music of Mister Rogers
Best Spoken Word Album for Children

ClassicalEdit

Best Orchestral Performance
Best Classical Vocal Performance
Best Opera Recording
Best Choral Performance
Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (with orchestra)
Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without orchestra)
Best Small Ensemble Performance (with or without conductor)
Best Chamber Music Performance
Best Classical Contemporary Composition
Best Classical Album
Best Classical Crossover Album

ComedyEdit

Best Comedy Album

Composition and arrangementEdit

Awards for composing and arranging:

Best Instrumental Composition
  • Into the Light
Best Instrumental Arrangement
Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s)

CountryEdit

Best Female Country Vocal Performance
Best Male Country Vocal Performance
Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
Best Country Collaboration with Vocals
Best Country Instrumental Performance
Best Country Song
Best Country Album
Best Bluegrass Album

DanceEdit

Best Dance Recording
Best Electronic/Dance Album

Film, TV and visual mediaEdit

Awards for soundtrack contributions:

Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
Best Score Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media

FolkEdit

Best Traditional Folk Album
Best Contemporary Folk Album
Best Native American Music Album
Best Hawaiian Music Album
  • Masters of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar - Vol. 1
    • Daniel Ho, Paul Konwiser & Wayne Wong, producers (Various Artists)

GospelEdit

Best Gospel Performance
Best Gospel Song
Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album
Best Rock Gospel Album
Best Southern, Country or Bluegrass Gospel Album
Best Traditional Soul Gospel Album
Best Contemporary Soul Gospel Album
Best Gospel Choir or Chorus Album

HistoricalEdit

Best Historical Album

JazzEdit

Best Jazz Instrumental Solo
Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group
Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
Best Jazz Vocal Album
Best Contemporary Jazz Album
Best Latin Jazz Album

LatinEdit

Best Latin Pop Album
Best Traditional Tropical Latin Album
Best Mexican/Mexican-American Album
Best Latin Rock/Alternative Album
Best Tejano Album
Best Salsa/Merengue Album

Musical showEdit

Award for Musical theatre recording:

Best Musical Show Album

Music videoEdit

Best Short Form Music Video
Best Long Form Music Video

New AgeEdit

Best New Age Album

Packaging and notesEdit

Best Recording Package
Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package
Best Album Notes

PolkaEdit

Best Polka Album

PopEdit

Best Female Pop Vocal Performance
Best Male Pop Vocal Performance
Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals
Best Pop Instrumental Performance
Best Pop Instrumental Album
Best Pop Vocal Album

Production and engineeringEdit

Awards for production and engineering:

Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical
Best Engineered Album, Classical
Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical
Producer of the Year, Non-Classical
Producer of the Year, Classical
  • Tim Handley

R&BEdit

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance
Best Male R&B Vocal Performance
Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals
Best R&B Song
Best R&B Album
Best Contemporary R&B Album
Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance
Best Urban/Alternative Performance

RapEdit

Best Rap Solo Performance
Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
Best Rap Song
Best Rap Album

ReggaeEdit

Best Reggae Album

RockEdit

Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance
Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
Best Hard Rock Performance
Best Metal Performance
Best Rock Instrumental Performance
Best Rock Song
Best Rock Album

Surround SoundEdit

Best Surround Sound Album

Spoken wordEdit

Best Spoken Word Album

Traditional PopEdit

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

WorldEdit

Best Traditional World Music Album
Best Contemporary World Music Album

Special Merit AwardsEdit

MusiCares Person of the YearEdit

In MemoriamEdit

TriviaEdit

NotesEdit

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2005 Grammy Award Winners". Grammy.com. Retrieved May 1, 2011.
  2. ^ "48th Annual Grammy Awards (2006 Grammys) Nominations Coverage". Digitalhit.com. Retrieved 1 August 2017.
  3. ^ "The Complete List of Grammy Nominations". The New York Times. December 8, 2005. p. 1. Retrieved April 29, 2010.