Country's Chris Stapleton Big Winner at 2016 Grammys

Chris Stapleton in Nashville this past New Year’s Eve. (Photo by Michael Weintrob)

Stony country singer Chris Stapleton took the coveted Country Album of the Year award at the Grammys on Feb. 15. He also won for Best Country Solo Performance and paid tribute to B.B. King. Stapleton's song "Might as Well Get Stoned" is on his prize-winning album, Traveller.

Here are CelebStoner's most notable Grammy Award 2016 winners and nominees: 

Album of the Year

Chris Stapleton - Traveller 
Also nominated: Alabama Shakes, Kendrick Lamar. Taylor Swift (WON) and The Weeknd.

Best Country Album

Ashley Monroe - The Blade
Kacey Musgraves - Pageant Material
Chris Stapleton - Traveller (WON)
Also nominated: Sam Hunt and Little Big Town. 

Best Country Solo Performance 

Chris Stapleton - "Traveller" (WON)
Also nominated in Performance category: Cam, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban and Lee Ann Womack.

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth - "See You Again"
Also nominated: Florence + the Machine, Maroon 5, Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars (WON) and Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar.

Best Rap Performance and Song

Fetty Wap - "Trap Queen"
Lyrics: "Got a sack to roll"; "I be smoking dope and you know Backwoods what I roll."
Also nominated in Performance category: J. Cole, Drake, Kendrick Lamar (WON), Nicki Minaj ft. Drake and Lil Wayne, and Kanye West ft. Theophilius London, Allan Kingdom and Paul McCartney.

Best Reggae Album

Rocky Dawuni - Branches of the Same Tree
Jah Cure - The Cure
Barrington Levy - Acousticalevy
Luciano - Zion Awake
Morgan Heritage - Strictly Roots (WON)

Best Spoken Word Album

Amy Poehler - Yes Please
Also nominated: Jimmy Carter (WON), Dick Cavett, Janis Ian & Jean Smart, and Patti Smith.

Best Comedy Album

Wyatt Cena - Brooklyn
Louis C.K. - Live at Madison Square Garden (WON)
Also nominated: Craig Ferguson, Lisa Lampanelli and Jay Mohr.

Best Music Video 

A$AP Rocky - "L$D"
Lyric: "I've been getting high 'cause I figured the Lord told me."
Also nominated: The Dead Weather, Kendrick Lamar, Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar (WON) and Pharrell Williams.

Tributes were also given to David Bowie; Earth, Wind & Fire; Glenn Frey; and Lemmy Kilmeister. Check out all the winners and nominees here

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