David Bowie’s Blackstar wins five GRAMMY awards

David Bowie‘s last album ★ (Blackstar) won all five GRAMMY awards it was nominated for at last night’s 59th award ceremony.

The 2016 album won in the following categories:

  • • Best Rock Performance
  • • Best Rock Song
  • • Best Alternative Music Album
  • • Best Recording Package
  • • Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical

You can watch Donny McCaslin from the Blackstar band accept the award for Best Rock Performance, below:

Other GRAMMY wins of note include Bob Dylan‘s The Cutting Edge 1965-1966: The Bootleg Series  taking home the ‘Best Historical Album’ gong and Warner France’s Edith Piaf 1915-2015 100th anniversary box picking up the Best Boxed Or Special Limited Edition Package’ (beating Paul McCartney‘s Tug Of War deluxe, amongst others). The ex-Beatle could at least celebrate the fact that Ron Howard’s Eight Days A Week: The Touring Years film won in the ‘Best Music Film’ section.

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