Here's your complete 2018 Grammy awards winners list

29 January 2018

The showdown between Jay-Z and Kendrick Lamar is underway! The 2018 Grammys are here, and we'll finally know which of these two artists — who scored the most nominations this year, with Jay snagging eight and Lamar barely trailing with seven — will prevail. Or will runners-up Bruno Mars, Khalid, and Childish Gambino swoop in and surprise us all?

MTV News is tracking the winners in all of the key categories, including Best New Artist, Record of the Year, and the ever-coveted Album of the Year. Check back as the morning progresses for updates as they happen!

Update: full list of winners below; did your fav artist bag a Grammy? Listen to our top pick of winners in our Playlist!

Album of the Year

Childish Gambino: "Awaken, My Love!"

Jay-Z: 4:44

Kendrick Lamar: DAMN.

Lorde: Melodrama

WINNER: Bruno Mars: 24K Magic

Record of the Year

Childish Gambino: "Redbone"

Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber: "Despacito"

Jay-Z: "The Story of O.J."

Kendrick Lamar: "HUMBLE."

WINNER: Bruno Mars: "24K Magic"

Song of the Year

Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber: "Despacito"

Jay-Z: "4:44"

Julia Michaels: "Issues"

Logic: "1-800-273-8255"

WINNER: Bruno Mars: "That's What I Like"

Best New Artist

WINNER: Alessia Cara


Lil Uzi Vert

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Best Pop Solo Performance

Kelly Clarkson: "Love So Soft"

Kesha: "Praying"

Lady Gaga: "Million Reasons"

P!nk: "What About Us"

WINNER: Ed Sheeran: "Shape of You"

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

WINNER: Portugal. The Man: "Feel It Still"

The Chainsmokers & Coldplay: "Something Just Like This"

Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber: "Despacito"

Imagine Dragons: "Thunder"

Zedd & Alessia Cara: "Stay"

Best Pop Vocal Album

WINNER: Ed Sheeran: ÷

Coldplay: Kaleidoscope EP

Lana Del Rey: Lust for Life

Imagine Dragons: Evolve

Kesha: Rainbow

Lady Gaga: Joanne

Best Rap Performance

WINNER: Kendrick Lamar: "HUMBLE."

Big Sean: "Bounce Back"

Cardi B: "Bodak Yellow"

Jay-Z: "4:44"

Migos featuring Lil Uzi Vert: "Bad and Boujee"

Best Rap/Sung Performance

6lack: "Prblms"

Goldlink featuring Brent Faiyaz & Shy Glizzy: "Crew"

Jay-Z featuring Beyoncé: "Family Feud"

WINNER: Kendrick Lamar featuring Rihanna: "LOYALTY."

SZA featuring Travis Scott: "Love Galore"

Best Rap Song

WINNER: Kendrick Lamar: "HUMBLE."

Cardi B: "Bodak Yellow"

Danger Mouse featuring Run the Jewels & Big Boi: "Chase Me"

Rapsody: "Sassy"

Jay-Z: "The Story of O.J."

Best Rap Album

Jay-Z: 4:44

WINNER: Kendrick Lamar: DAMN.

Migos: Culture

Rapsody: Laila's Wisdom

Tyler, the Creator: Flower Boy

Best Dance Recording

WINNER: LCD Soundsystem: "Tonite"

Bonobo featuring Innov Gnawa: "Bambro Koyo Ganda"

Camelphat & Elderbrook: "Cola"

Gorillaz featuring D.R.A.M.: "Andromeda"

Odesza featuring Wynne & Mansionair: "Line of Sight"

Best Dance/Electronic Album

WINNER: Kraftwerk: 3-D the Catalogue

Bonobo: Migration

Mura Masa: Mura Masa

Odesza: A Moment Apart

Sylvan Esso: What Now

Best Rock Performance

WINNER: Leonard Cohen: "You Want It Darker"

Chris Cornell: "The Promise"

Foo Fighters: "Run"

Kaleo: "No Good"

Nothing More: "Go to War"

Best Rock Song

WINNER: Foo Fighters: "Run"

Metallica: "Atlas, Rise!"

K. Flay: "Blood in the Cut"

Nothing More: "Go to War"

Avenged Sevenfold: "The Stage"

Best Rock Album

WINNER: The War on Drugs: A Deeper Understanding

Mastodon: Emperor of Sand

Metallica: Self-Destruct

Nothing More: The Stories We Tell Ourselves

Queens of the Stone Age: Villains

Best Alternative Music Album

WINNER: The National: Sleep Well Beast

Arcade Fire: Everything Now

Gorillaz: Humanz

LCD Soundsystem: American Dream

Father John Misty: Pure Comedy

Best R&B Performance

WINNER: Bruno Mars: "That's What I Like"

Daniel Caesar featuring Kali Uchis: "Get You"

Kehlani: "Distraction"

Ledisi: "High"

SZA: "The Weekend"

Best Traditional R&B Performance

WINNER: Childish Gambino: "Redbone"

The Baylor Project: "Laugh and Move On"

Anthony Hamilton Featuring The Hamiltones: "What I'm Feelin'"

Ledisi: "All The Way"

Mali Music: "Still"

Best R&B Song

WINNER: Bruno Mars: "That's What I Like"

PJ Morton: "First Began"

Khalid: "Location"

Childish Gambino: "Redbone"

SZA: "Supermodel"

Best R&B Album

WINNER: Bruno Mars: 24K Magic

Daniel Caesar: Freudian

Ledisi: Let Love Rule

PJ Morton: Gumbo

Musiq Soulchild: Feel the Real

Best Urban Contemporary Album

WINNER: The Weeknd: Starboy

6lack: Free 6lack

Childish Gambino: "Awaken, My Love!"

Khalid: American Teen

SZA: Ctrl


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