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February 9, 2006

Grammy Award Winners Announced

Written by
cindy mcleod

The 48th Annual Grammy Awards were handed out last night in Los Angeles. British rockers U2 were the big winners with their ‘How To Dismantle an Atomic Bomb’, capturing five awards, including Album of the Year.

Below are listed the Jazz, Latin, Blues and R&B winners:


Best Contemporary Jazz Album

The Way Up / Pat Metheny Group

Best Jazz Vocal Album

Good Night, And Good Luck. / Dianne Reeves

Best Jazz Instrumental Solo

Why Was I Born? / Sonny Rollins, soloist

Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group

Beyond The Sound Barrier / Wayne Shorter Quartet

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album

Overtime / Dave Holland Big Band


Best Latin Jazz Album

Listen Here! / Eddie Palmieri

Best Traditional Tropical Latin Album

Bebo De Cuba / Bebo Valdés


Best Pop Instrumental Performance

Caravan / Les Paul


Best Traditional Blues Album

80 / B.B. King & Friends

Best Contemporary Blues Album

Cost Of Living / Delbert McClinton


Best Female R&B Vocal Performance

We Belong Together / Mariah Carey

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

Ordinary People / John Legend

Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals

So Amazing / Beyoncé & Stevie Wonder

Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance

A House Is Not A Home / Aretha Franklin

Best R&B Song

We Belong Together / J. Austin, M. Carey, J. Dupri & M. Seal, songwriters; (D. Bristol, K. Edmonds, S. Johnson, P. Moten, S. Sully & B. Womack, songwriters) (Mariah Carey)

Best R&B Album

Get Lifted / John Legend

Best Contemporary R&B Album

The Emancipation Of Mimi / Mariah Carey

For complete listings visit www.grammy.com

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