During last night's 2014 Grammy Award show in Los Angeles, California, all winners in selected categories were revealed. The 56th annual Grammy Awards were hosted by LL Cool J.
Daft Punk scored no less than four Grammys: the first and second for 'Random Access Memories' as album of the year and best dance/electronica album, the third for Get Lucky (with Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers) as record of the year, the fourth as best pop/duo group performance for the same track.
'Random Access Memories' features John "J.R." Robinson, Omar Hakim, Brian Kilgore and Mark Converse on drums and percussion.
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis also scored four Grammys: as New artist, best rap performance and rap song (for Thrift Shop), plus best rap album (for 'The Heist').
New Zealand singer-songwriter Lorde (real name: Ella Maria Lani Yelich-O'Connor) bagged two Grammy Awards: Royals won both as song of the year, and as best pop solo performance.
'Celebration Day' by Led Zeppelin, featuring Jason Bonham on drums and percussion, was awarded a Grammy as best rock album.
Dave Grohl, who teamed up with Paul McCartney, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear for the track Cut Me Some Slack, won a Grammy in the category rock song.
Dave Grohl won as second Grammy with Butch Vig and various other artists for 'Sound City: Real to Reel' in the category compilation soundtrack album.
Drummer Robert "Sput" Searight, percussionist Nate Werth and the rest of Snarky Puppy with Lalah Hathawa received a Grammy for Something as best R&B performance.
Alicia Keys bagged a Grammy for 'Girl on Fire', featuring former Johnny Socko drummer Dylan Wissing among others, as best R&B album.
The song God is Dead by Black Sabbath, not featuring original drummer Bill Ward but Brad Wilk of Rage Against the Machine and Audioslave, was awarded in the category hard rock/metal performance.
Terri Lyne Carrington's solo album 'Money Jungle: Provocative in Blue', won a Grammy as best jazz instrumental album.
'Song for Maura' by Paquito D'Rivera and Trio Corrente won as latin jazz album.
Visit www.grammy.com for a complete list of all 56th annual Grammy winners and nominees.
Beatles tribute Drummer Kenny Aronoff performed with former Beatle Ringo Starr multiple times this week, highlighted by this year's Grammys tv special 'The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute to the Beatles', which also featured Sir Paul McCartney.
Among the artists taking part in the tv special were, Katy Perry, John Mayer, Eurythmics, Dave Grohl, Imagine Dragons, Keith Urban, Alicia Keys, John Legend, Maroon 5, Stevie Wonder, Joe Walsh, Pharrell Williams, Brad Paisley, Jeff Lynne, and Peter Frampton. CBS will air the special on February 9.
Kenny and Ringo will also perform during tomorrow's music-industry celebration of the Beatles' 50th anniversary of arriving in the United States.
The Beatles appeared in 'A Hard Day's Night' in 1964, the same year the Fab Four made their historic debut on The Ed Sullivan Show.
Among the artists who performed on stage during the Grammy ceremony, were Beyonce and Jay-Z, P!nk (with Mark Schulman), John Legend, Kendrick Lamar and Imagine Dragons (with Daniel Platzman), Taylor Swift plus Katy Perry.
After three and a half hours of the ceremony, it was time for the ultimate rock & roll jam session: Dave Grohl was pounding away at the drum kit with Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age and Fleetwood Mac's Lindsey Buckingham for a couple of fierce rock songs.