David Bowie wins five awards at the 59th Grammys

Blackstar wins Best Rock Performance, Best Rock Song, Best Alternative Album, Best Engineered Album (Non-Classical) and Best Recording Package
Duncan Jones carries David Bowie

David Bowie picked up five posthumous awards, including his first-ever musical Grammys, at the 59th Grammy Awards held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Bowie had previously won Best Video, Short Form in 1985 for ‘Jazzin’ for Blue Jean‘ and received a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2006.

Here’s the details:

  • Best Alternative Album: Blackstar (David Bowie)
  • Best Rock Performance: Blackstar (David Bowie)
  • Best Rock Song: Blackstar (David Bowie)
  • Best Engineered Album (Non-Classical): Blackstar (David Bowie, Tom Elmhirst, Kevin Killen & Tony Visconti, engineers; Joe LaPorta, mastering engineer)
  • Best Recording Package: Blackstar (Jonathan Barnbrook, art director)

Bowie’s son Duncan Jones tweeted this:

Duncan Jones tweets congratulations for his his Dad's Grammys win