Who Won 47th Annual Grammy Awards?

Alicia Keys at the 2005 Grammy Awards
Date: 
Feb 13, 2005

The legendary late Ray Charles was the big winner at the 47th Grammy Awards ceremony in 2005. His "Genius Loves Company" album helped him win five posthumous Grammys.

Alicia Keys was another big winner with four Grammys.

A highlight of the ceremony was an all-star performance of "Across the Universe" - proceeds of which went to tsunami relief.

2005 Grammy Award Winners

Grammy for Album of the Year
Ray Charles (Genius Loves Company) 
Other Nominees: Green Day (American Idiot); Alicia Keys (Diary of Alicia Keys); Usher (Confessions); Kanye West (The College Dropout)
Grammy for Record of the Year
Ray Charles & Norah Jones (Here We Go Again) 
John R Burk - Producer; Al Schmitt & Terry Howard - Engineers
Other Nominees: Black Eyed Peas (Let's Get It Started); Green Day (American Idiot); Los Lonely Boys (Heaven); Usher (Yeah)
Grammy for Song of the Year
John Mayer (Daughters) 
John Mayer (Songwriter)
Other Nominees: Alicia Keys (If I Ain't Got You); Kanye West (Jesus Walks); Tim McGraw (Live Like You Were Dying); Hoobastank (The Reason)
Grammy for Best New Artist
Maroon 5 
Other Nominees: Los Lonely Boys; Joss Stone; Kanye West; Gretchen Wilson
Grammy for Pop Collaboration
Ray Charles & Norah Jones (Here We Go Again) 
Ray Charles; Norah Jones
Other Nominees: Johnny Cash & Joe Strummer; Ray Charles & Elton John; Paul McCartney & Eric Clapton; Stevie Wonder & Take 6
Grammy for Pop Duo or Group with Vocal
Los Lonely Boys (Heaven) 
Other Nominees: Evanescence (My Immortal); Hoobastank (The Reason); Maroon 5 (She Will Be Loved); No Doubt (It's My Life)
Grammy for Pop Female Vocal Performance
Norah Jones (Sunrise) 
Other Nominees: Bjork (Oceania); Sheryl Crow (The First Cut Is the Deepest); Gwen Stefani (What You Waiting For?); Joss Stone (You Had Me)
Grammy for Pop Instrumental
Ben Harper (11th Commandment) 
Other Nominees: Herb Alpert (Chasing Shadows); George Benson (Take You Out); Bruce Hornsby (Song F); Brian Setzer (Rat Pack Boogie)
Grammy for Pop Instrumental Album
Various Artists (Henry Mancini: Pink Guitar) 
Other Nominees: Boney James (Pure); Dave Koz (Saxophonic); Various Artists (Forever For Always For Luther); Mason Williams (EP 2003: Music for Epicurean Harkener)
Grammy for Pop Male Vocal Performance
John Mayer (Daughters) 
Other Nominees: Elvis Costello (Let's Misbehave); Josh Groban (You Raise Me Up); Prince (Cinnamon Girl); Seal (Love's Divine)
Grammy for Pop Vocal Album
Ray Charles (Genius Loves Company) 
Other Nominees: Norah Jones (Feels Like Home); Sarah McLachlan (Afterglow); Joss Stone (Mind Body & Soul); Brian Wilson (Smile)
Grammy for Traditional Pop Vocal
Rod Stewart (Stardust...The Great American Songbook Volume III) 
Other Nominees: Harry Connick Jr (Only You); Barbara Cook (Count Your Blessings); Monica Mancini (Ultimate Mancini); Ronnie Milsap (Just For A Thrill)

 

Rock
Best Alternative Music Album Wilco (A Ghost Is Born)
"A Ghost Is Born" by Wilco
R&B
Best Male R&B Vocal Performance Prince (Call My Name)
"Call My Name" by Prince
Best Female R&B Vocal Performance Alicia Keys (If I Ain't Got You)
"If I Ain't Got You" by Alicia Keys
Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group Usher & Alicia Keys (My Boo)
"My Boo" by Usher
Best Traditional R&B Performance Prince (Musicology)
"Musicology" by Prince
Best Urban/Alternative Performance Jill Scott (Cross My Mind)
"Cross My Mind" by Jill Scott
Best R&B Song Alicia Keys (You Don't Know My Name)
Alicia Keys, Harold Lilly, Kanye West (Songwriters)
"You Don't Know My Name" by Alicia Keys
Best R&B Album Alicia Keys (The Diary Of Alicia Keys)
"The Diary Of Alicia Keys"
Best Contemporary R&B Album Usher (Confessions)
"Confessions" by Usher
Rap
Best Rap Duo or Group Performance Black Eyed Peas (Let's Get It Started)
"Let's Get It Started" by Black Eyed Peas
Best Rap Solo Performance Jay-Z (99 Problems)
"99 Problems" by Jay-Z
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration Usher feat. Lil Jon & Ludacris (Yeah!)
"Yeah!" by Usher
Best Rap Song Kanye West (Jesus Walks)
Miri Ben-Ari, Che Smith & Kanye West (Songwriters)
Jesus Walks
Best Rap Album Kanye West (The College Dropout)
The College Dropout
Country
Best Female Country Performance Gretchen Wilson (Redneck Woman)
Redneck Woman
Best Male Country Performance Tim McGraw (Live Like You Were Dying)
Live Like You Were Dying
Best Country Duo or Group Dixie Chicks (Top Of The World)
Top Of The World
Best Country Collaboration Loretta Lynn & Jack White (Portland, Oregon)
Portland, Oregon
Best Country Song Tim McGraw (Live Like You Were Dying)
Tim Nichols & Craig Wiseman (Songwriters)
Live Like You Were Dying
Best Country Album Loretta Lynn (Van Lear Rose)
Van Lear Rose