Awards for 2005

Grammy

Best Rap Song

WINNER

Rhymefest (Songwriter), Kanye West (Songwriter)
For the song "Jesus Walks."

NOMINEES

Jay Z (Songwriter), Rick Rubin (Songwriter)
For the song "99 Problems."

Snoop Dogg (Songwriter), Chad Hugo (Songwriter), Pharrell Williams (Songwriter)
For the song "Drop It Like It's Not."

Will.i.am (Songwriter), Tippa Irie (Songwriter)
For the song "Hey Mama."

Will.i.am (Songwriter), Mike Fratantuno (Songwriter), Taboo (Songwriter), Apl.de.Ap (Songwriter), George Pajon Jr. (Songwriter), Terence Yoshiaki (Songwriter)
For the song "Let's Get It Started."

Song of the Year

WINNER

John Mayer (Songwriter)
For the song "Daughters."

NOMINEES

Alicia Keys (Songwriter)
For the song "If I Ain't Got You."

Rhymefest (Songwriter), Kanye West (Songwriter)
For the song "Jesus Walks."

Tim Nichols (Songwriter), Craig Wiseman (Songwriter)
For the song "Live Like You Were Dying."

Daniel Estrin (Songwriter), Douglas Robb (Songwriter)
For the song "The Reason."

Best Long Form Music Video

WINNER

Concert for George: "various artists", David Leland (video director), Ray Cooper (video producer), Olivia Harrison (video producer), Jon Kamen (video producer)

NOMINEES

The Death of Klinghoffer: John Adams (artist), Penny Woolcock (video director), Madonna Baptiste (video producer) (London Symphony Orchestra (LSO) [gb] (artist))

Coldplay: Live 2003: Guy Berryman, Jon Buckland, Will Champion, Chris Martin, John Durrant (video director), Russell Thomas (video director), Sarah Layish-Melamed (video producer), Lee Lodge (video producer), Melanie Fletcher (video producer)

The Blues: "various artists", Margaret Bodde (video producer), Alex Gibney (video producer), Richard Hutton (video producer), Martin Scorsese (video producer)

Tom Dowd & the Language of Music: "various artists", Mark Moormann (video director/video producer), Scott Gordon (video producer), Mark Hunt (video producer)

Best Dance Recording

WINNER

Niklas Flyckt (Mixer), Christian Karlsson (Producer), Britney Spears (Artist), Pontus Winnberg (Mixer)
For the song "Toxic."

Best Spoken Word Album for Children

NOMINEE

John Lithgow
For the Album "Carnival of the Animals"

Lifetime Achievement Award

WINNER

Best Rap Solo Performance

WINNER

Jay Z
For the song "99 Problems."

NOMINEES

Eminem
For the song "Just Lose It"

Lloyd Banks
For the song "On Fire."

Twista
For the song "Overnight Celebrity."

Kanye West
For the song "Through the Wire."

Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals

WINNER

Ray Charles, Norah Jones
For the song "Here We Go Again" (Charles's win is posthumous).

NOMINEES

Johnny Cash, Joe Strummer
For the song "Redemption Song" (Cash and Strummer's nods are posthumous).

Ray Charles, Elton John
For the song "Sorry Seems To Be the Hardest Word" (Charles's nomination is posthumous).

Eric Clapton, Paul McCartney
For the song "Something."

Take 6, Stevie Wonder
For the song "Moon River."

Best Pop Vocal Album

WINNER

Ray Charles
For the album "Genius Loves Company" (Posthumously).

NOMINEES

Norah Jones
For the album "Feels Like Home."

Sarah McLachlan
For the album "Afterglow."

Joss Stone
For the album "Mind, Body & Soul."

Brian Wilson
For the album "Smile."

Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal

NOMINEES

Los Lonely Boys
For the song "Heaven."

Evanescence
For the song "My Immortal."

Hoobastank
For the song "The Reason."

Maroon 5
For the song "She Will Be Loved."

No Doubt
For the song "It's My Life."

Best Country Collaboration with Vocals

NOMINEE

Norah Jones, Dolly Parton
For the song "Creepin' In."

Best Contemporary R&B Album

NOMINEE

Janet Jackson
For "Damita Jo"

Best New Artist

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Male Pop Vocal Performance

WINNER

John Mayer
For the song "Daughters."

NOMINEES

Elvis Costello
For the song "Let's Misbehave."

Josh Groban
For the song "You Raise Me Up."

Prince
For the song "Cinnamon Girl."

Seal
For the song "Love's Divine."

Best Female Pop Vocal Performance

WINNER

Norah Jones
For the song "Sunrise."

NOMINEES

Björk
For the song "Oceania."

Sheryl Crow
For the song "The First Cut Is the Deepest."

Gwen Stefani
For the song "What You Waiting For?"

Joss Stone
For the song "You Had Me."

Best Spoken Word Album

NOMINEES

Steve Martin
For the Album "The Pleasure of My Company"

John Lithgow, Lily Tomlin, Tyne Daly
For the Album "The World According to Mr. Rogers"

Best R&B Vocal Performance - Female

NOMINEE

Album of the Year

WINNER

John Burk (Producer), Ray Charles (Artist), Robert Fernandez (Engineer/Mixer), Mark D. Fleming (Engineer/Mixer), Robert Hadley (Mastering Engineer), John Harris (Engineer/Mixer), Terry Howard (Engineer/Mixer/Producer), Pete Karam (Engineer/Mixer), Joel Moss (Engineer/Mixer), Seth Presant (Engineer/Mixer), Phil Ramone (Producer), Doug Sax (Mastering Engineer)
For the album "Genius Loves Company" (Charles's win is posthumous). Shared with Don Mizell, producer.

Record of the Year

WINNER

John Burk (Producer), Ray Charles (Artist), Mark D. Fleming (Engineer/Mixer), Terry Howard (Engineer/Mixer), Norah Jones (Artist), Al Schmitt (Engineer/Mixer)
For the song "Here We Go Again" (Charles's win is posthumous).

Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media

WINNER

Garden State: Zach Braff (compilation producer)

NOMINEES

Cold Mountain: "various artists", T Bone Burnett (compilation producer)

De-Lovely: "various artists", Peter Asher (compilation producer), Stephen Endelman (compilation producer)

Kill Bill: Vol. 2: "various artists", Quentin Tarantino (compilation producer)

Shrek 2: "various artists", Andrew Adamson (compilation producer), Chris Douridas (compilation producer), Michael Ostin (compilation producer)

Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media

WINNER

NOMINEES

Cold Mountain: T Bone Burnett, Elvis Costello
For the song "The Scarlet Tide".

Cold Mountain: Sting
For the song "You Will Be My Ain True Love".

Shrek 2: David Bryson, Adam Duritz, David Immerglück, Matthew Malley, Dan Vickrey
For the song "Accidentally In Love".

The Triplets of Belleville: Benoît Charest, Sylvain Chomet
For the song "Belleville Rendez-Vous".

Best Score Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media

WINNER

NOMINEES




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