Mastodon wins Grammy for "Best Metal Performance"

The 60th Grammy Awards ceremony took place on January 28 at the Madison Square Garden, New York, USA. Rock and metal music were presented in 4 categories: "Best Rock Performance", "Best Metal Performance", "Best Rock Song", and "Best Rock Album".

The winners are:

Best Metal Performance — "Sultan’s Curse", Mastodon

Nominees:

"Invisible Enemy" — August Burns Red
"Black Hoodie" — Body Count
"Forever" — Code Orange
"Clockworks" — Meshuggah

Best Rock Performance — "You Want It Darker", Leonard Cohen

Nominees:

"The Promise" — Chris Cornell
"Run" — Foo Fighters
"No Good" — Kaleo
"Go To War" — Nothing More

Best Rock Song — "Run", Foo Fighters

Nominees:

"Atlas, Rise!" — James Hetfield & Lars Ulrich, songwriters (Metallica)
"Blood In The Cut" — JT Daly & Kristine Flaherty, songwriters (K.Flay)
"Go To War" — Ben Anderson, Jonny Hawkins, Will Hoffman, Daniel Oliver, David Pramik & Mark Vollelunga, songwriters (Nothing More)
"The Stage" — Zachary Baker, Brian Haner, Matthew Sanders, Jonathan Seward & Brooks Wackerman, songwriters (Avenged Sevenfold)

Best Rock Album — "A Deeper Understanding", The War On Drugs

Nominees:

"Emperor Of Sand" — Mastodon
"Hardwired... To Self-Destruct" — Metallica
"The Stories We Tell Ourselves" — Nothing More
"Villains" — Queens Of The Stone Age

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