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.