Statement Article from  Canadian Heritage

Minister Joly Congratulates Canadian Winners at the 2016 Grammy Awards

OTTAWA, February 16, 2016

On behalf of all Canadians, I wish to congratulate the Canadian artists who stood out once again on the international stage, on the occasion of the 58th annual Grammy ceremony. We are very proud of you, of your efforts and of your accomplishments.

 

As Minister of Canadian Heritage, I congratulate all the Canadian artists who received a Grammy award, namely:

 

Best Dance Recording – “Where Are U Now” – Skrillex and Diplo with Justin Bieber

 

Best R&B Performance – “Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)” – The Weeknd

 

Best Urban Contemporary Album – “Beauty Behind the Madness” – The Weeknd

 

Record of the Year­ – “Uptown Funk” – Charles Moniz from Burlington, Ontario, was a sound engineer on this record by artist Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars.

 

Best Album Notes – “Love Has Many Faces: A Quartet, A Ballet, Waiting To Be Danced” – Joni Mitchell

 

Best Historical Album – “The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11” – Jan Haust from London, Ontario, was one of the compilation producers and Peter J. Moore from Hamilton, Ontario, was one of the mastering engineers (Bob Dylan And The Band)

 

Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical - “Sound & Color” Shawn Everett, engineer; Bob Ludwig, mastering engineer (Alabama Shakes)

 

I wish to commend all the musical creators and artists whose contribution in the 58th Grammy Awards is truly a source of pride.

 

The above list of Canadian winners is provided to the best of our knowledge. Visit grammy.com for more details.

 

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