Ray Charles posthumously sweeps Grammys

Lucinda Albers

Lucinda Albers

The 47th annual Grammy Awards were held on Sunday, Feb. 13 in Los Angeles. Here is a rundown of the winners:

Album of the Year

“Genius Loves Company”

Ray Charles and various artists

Rap Album

“The College Dropout”

Kanye West

R&B Album

“The Diary of Alicia Keys”

Alicia Keys

Contemporary R&B Album



Alternative Music Album

“A Ghost Is Born”


Country Album

“Van Lear Rose”

Loretta Lynn

Best New Artist

Maroon 5

Record of the Year

“Here We Go Again”

Ray Charles and Norah Jones

Song of the Year


John Mayer

Rock Gospel Album


Third Day

Rock Album

“American Idol”

Green Day

Rap Song

“Jesus Walks”

Miri Ben Ari, C. Smith and Kanye West

Country Song

“Live Like You Were Dying”

Tim Nichols and Craig Wiseman, sung by Tim McGraw