Bowie won five, including Best Alternative Album
David Bowie has won Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical and Best Alternative Album for Blackstar, Best Recording Package for the design and Best Rock Performance for the album’s title track at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards.
Previously, Bowie had only won Best Video, Short Form in 1985 and a Lifetime Achievement Awards in 2006.
Bowie’s son Duncan Jones Tweeted the picture below in tribute to his father’s wins.
Meanwhile, The Beatles documentary Eight Days a Week: The Touring Years was named Best Music Film.
It is the third Beatles project to win in this category. They also claimed a Grammy for The Beatles Anthology in 1996 and The Beatles Love: All Together Now in 2009.
Bob Dylan’s The Cutting Edge 1965-66, the 12th edition in his Bootleg Series, won the Best Historical Album category.
Dylan’s new album, Triplicate, is released on March 31.
The March 2017 issue of Uncut is now on sale in the UK – featuring our cover story on The 101 Weirdest Albums Of All Time. Elsewhere in the issue, Ryan Adams tells us about his new album, Greg Lake (in one of his last interviews) remembers Emerson Lake & Palmer, and our free CD collects great new tracks from King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Duke Garwood, The Necks and more. The issue also features Grandaddy’s Jason Lytle on his best recorded work. Plus Michael Chapman, Buzzcocks, Rick Parfitt, Paul Weller & Robert Wyatt, John Waters, St Paul & The Broken Bones, Tinariwen, Dirty Projectors, Cream, Lift To Experience, New Order and more, plus 131 reviews
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