Leonard Cohen wins posthumous Grammy for “You Want It Darker”

The War On Drugs, Jason Isbell, Kraftwerk and LCD Soundsystem also honoured

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Leonard Cohen has won his first ever Grammy, 14 months after his death in November 2016. His song “You Want It Darker” was declared Best Rock Performance, beating off competition from Foo Fighters and Chris Cornell.

Cohen was given a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2010 but had never won a Grammy for his own songs until now.

Other winners at the 2018 Grammys held last night in New York include:

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The War On Drugs (Best Rock Album)
Kendrick Lamar (Best Rap Album)
The National (Best Alternative Album)
LCD Soundsystem (Best Dance Recording for “Tonite”)
Kraftwerk (Best Dance/Electronic Album for 3-D: The Catalogue)
Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit (Best Americana Album)
The Rolling Stones (Best Traditional Blues Album)
Aimee Mann (Best Folk Album)
Foo Fighters (Best Rock Song)
Alabama Shakes (Best American Roots Performance for “Killer Diller Blues”)

You can peruse a full list of winners and nominees at the official Grammys site.

The March 2018 issue of Uncut is now on sale in the UK – with My Bloody Valentine and Rock’s 50 Most Extreme Albums on the cover. Elsewhere in the issue, there are new interviews with Joan Baez, Stick In The Wheel, Gary Numan, Jethro Tull and many more and we also look back on the rise of progressive country in 70s’ Austin, Texas. Our free 15 track-CD features 15 classic tracks from the edge of sound, including My Bloody Valentine, Cabaret Voltaire, Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band, Flying Saucer Attack and Mogwai.

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