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Dave Chappelle, The War on Drugs, Damian Marley and Chris Stapleton Win 2018 Grammys


The War on Drugs’ "A Deeper Understanding" won the 2018 Grammy for Best Rock Album.

It was big night for CelebStoner faves at the 60th Grammys on Jan. 29 at Madison Square Garden in New York and televised on CBS. From rock and reggae to blues and comedy, here are our Top 10 Grammy nominations and Top 5 winners:

1. The War on Drugs, A Deeper Understanding - Best Rock Album WINNER*

2. Damian "Jr. Gong" MarleyStony Hill - Best Reggae Album WINNER**

3. Sarah Silverman, A Speck of Dust - Best Comedy Album (LOST to Dave Chappelle's The Age of Spin & Deep in the Heart of Texas)

4. Morgan HeritageAvrakedabra - Best Reggae Album (LOST to Damian Marley's Stony Hill)

First-time Grammy winner Dave Chappelle

5. Dave Chappelle, The Age of Spin & Deep in the Heart of Texas - Best Comedy Album WINNER***

6. Chris Stapleton, From a Room: Volume 1 - Best Country Album WINNER****

7. The Rolling Stones, Blue and Lonesome - Best Traditional Blues Album WINNER*****

8. Chronixx, Chronology - Best Reggae Album (LOST to Damian Marley's Stony Hill)

9. Gregg Allman, Southern Blend - Best Americana Album (LOST to Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit's The Nashville Sound)

10. Tedeschi Trucks Band, Live from the Fox Oakland - Best Contemporary Blues Album (LOST to Taj Mahal & Keb' Mo's TajMo)

Check out the complete list of 2018 nominess and winners here.

Four-time Grammy winner Damian Marley

*This is The War on Drugs' first nomination and Grammy win.

**Damian Marley has won three other Grammys: two for Welcome to Jamrock (Best Reggae Album and Best Urban/Alternative Performance) in 2005 and one for Halfway Tree (Best Reggae Album) in 2001.

***This is Dave Chappelle's first nomination and Grammy win. In his acceptance speech, he said he was happy to win "any award."

****In addition to Best Country Album, Chris Stapleton won Grammys for Best Country Song ("Broken Halos") and Best Country Solo Performance ("Either Way"). This adds to his two 2015 Grammys for Best Country Album and Best Country Solo Performance.

*****The Stones have won just four Grammys over the years: two for Voodoo Lounge (Best Rock Album and Best Music Video, Short Form) in 1994, the Lifetime Achievement Award in 1986 and now the prize for Best Traditional Blues Album.

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