SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The 61st Annual Grammy Awards kicked off on Sunday evening and many Bay Area music stars took home the coveted gold gramophone.
Here’s a list of the winners:
First-time nominee H.E.R. from Vallejo won Best R&B Performance for her feature on Daniel Caesar’s song “Best Part.” She also won Best R&B Album for her self-titled project “H.E.R.” She was nominated for 5 total awards.
Oakland’s own Fantastic Negrito won the award for Best Contemporary Blues Album for his second full-length album “Please Don’t Be Dead.” This is his second Grammy victory.
Shawn Murphy and his team won Best Engineered Album, Classical for their work on “Shostakovich: Symphonies Nos. 4 and 11.”
Oakland-based metal band High On Fire won Best Metal Performance for “Electric Messiah.”
The strings of San Francisco’s Kronos Quartet won Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance.
A full list of all of the night’s nominations and winners can be viewed here.