2016 Grammy awards: The winners

2016 Grammy awards: The winners

Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, The Weeknd

Editor: Faizal Dahlawia

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Music's biggest night returns with Grammy wins and stunning performances. And the winners are...

The 58th Grammy Awards was held this morning at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The biggest music stars turned up to celebrate the very best artistry in the industry and the night did not disappoint.

Taylor Swift opened the show with her latest hit single "Out of the Woods" before host LL Cool J took over the night's proceedings. Also taking to the stage were Kendrick Lamar, The Weeknd and Lady Gaga, who performed a David Bowie tribute.

As for the awards, Ed Sheeran won Song of the Year and Best Pop Solo Performance for "Thinking Out Loud", while the smash hit "Uptown Funk" earned Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars, the Record of the Year, as well as Best Pop Duo/Group Performance.

Taylor Swift also won Best Pop Vocal Album and Album of the Year awards for 1989. Other big winners included Meghan Trainor (Best New Artist), Justin Bieber and Skrillex (Best Dance Recording), The Weeknd (Best Urban Contemporary Album) and Kendrick Lamar (Best Rap Album).

Taylor Swift

Meghan Trainor

The Weeknd

Here's the full list of winners from the 2016 Grammy Awards...

Record of the year: "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars

Album of the year: 1989 by Taylor Swift

Song of the year (songwriter's award): "Thinking Out Loud" by Ed Sheeran and Amy Wadge

Best pop solo performance: "Thinking Out Loud" by Ed Sheeran

Best pop duo/group performance: "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars

Best pop vocal album: 1989 by Taylor Swift

Best dance recording: "Where Are U Now" by Skrillex and Diplo with Justin Bieber

Best dance/electronic album: Skrillex And Diplo Present Jack U by Skrillex and Diplo

Best metal performance: "Cirice" by Ghost

Best rock song: "Don't Wanna Fight" by Alabama Shakes

Best rock album: Drones by Muse

Best alternative music album: Sound & Color by Alabama Shakes

Best urban contemporary album: Beauty Behind the Madness by The Weeknd

Best R&B song: "Really Love" by D'Angelo and The Vanguard

Best R&B performance: "Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)" by The Weekend

Best R&B album: Black Messiah by D'Angelo and The Vanguard

Best rap performance: "Alright" by Kendrick Lamar

Best rap/sung collaboration: "These Walls" by Kendrick Lamar Featuring Bilal, Anna Wise and Thundercat

Best rap album: To Pimp a Butterfly by Kendrick Lamar

Best rap song: "Alright" by Kendrick Lamar

Best country album: "Traveller" by Chris Stapleton

Best country solo: "Traveller" by Chris Stapleton

Best country duo/group performance: "Girl Crush" by Little Big Town

Best country song: "Girl Crush" by Little Big Town