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Mia Khalifa is currently the number one porn star.

Mia Khalifa also known as Mia Callista. Born on February 10, 1993, in Beirut, Lebanon and moved with her family to the United States in 2000is a Lebanese American social media personality and webcam model, best known for her successful, albeit brief, career as a pornographic actress.

Khalifa entered the pornographic film industry in October 2014. She had been working at a Whataburger when she was approached by a customer who asked if she had ever considered appearing in pornographic films. With more than 1.5 million views, the 24-year-old Khalifa became the most searched for performer on the adult video sharing website.

She took the top prize from veteran Lisa Ann, who recently retired from the adult movie industry. Mia currently resides in Miami but was born in Lebanon, a country in Western Asia.

When she’s not stripping off for the camera – she likes watching sport in particular American football and playing with her two dogs. Mia is a huge fan of the Florida State University team – Florida State Seminoles and she is considered their unofficial mascot. She has a tattoo of the opening line of the Lebanese National Anthem, and another of the Lebanese Forces Cross.

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Here is a Brief intro of a porn queen Mia Khalifa

  • Name:Mia Khalifa
  • Age: 24
  • Date of birth: 10 February, 1993
  • Place of birth: Lebanon
  • Height: 5’2”
  • Weight: 121 lbs
  • Measurements: 34DD-26-40

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This is where the Great Wall of China ends

Have you ever wondered the longest and biggest ancient architecture i.e. the great wall of china is 21,196.18 km (13,170.7 mi).
The Great Wall of China was built over 2,000 years ago, by Qin Shi Huangdi, the first emperor of Chin.

It is believed that it took over 20 years to built the Wall.

In Chinese the wall is called “Wan-Li Qang-Qeng” which means 10,000-Li Long Wall (10,000 Li = about 5,000 km).

The average height of the walls is 7.8 meters (25.6 feet), and the highest is 14 meters (46 feet).

It crosses 9 provinces and municipalities of China : Hebei, Beijing, Inner Mongolia, Shaanxi, Ningxia, Gansu, Liaoning, Shanxi, Tianjin.

As a must see architecture of China, it attracts 50 millions vistors every year. 

“The Old Dragon’s Head” is part of the Shanhai Pass (also known as Shanhaiguan) of the Great Wall of China. It is where the Great Wall ends to the East and leads into the Bohai Sea.

The Great Wall facts

  • Chinese name: 长城 (Chángchéng /channg-chnng/ ‘Long Wall’)
  • Location: Northern China
  • Length: 21,196.18 km (13,170.7 mi), all known sections were measured
  • History: more than 2,000 years

Why was the great wall of China build

  • It was built in different areas by different states/dynasties to protect different territorial borders.
  • To prevent invasion
  • To protect Silk Road trade

When & Who build the Great Wall

  • It’s often said that the First Emperor of Qin built the Great Wall. Actually he was not the first to build it

See the Pictures below of the emperor who built the wall

How to check daily rates of Petrol and Diesel prices in 3 easy ways

Starting from 16th June 2017, you will be paying different prices for petrol and diesel, rates were cut today as part of a new system of daily price changes. Under the new revision system, even the smallest change in international oil prices can be passed down to consumers.

Here are the 3 easy steps to check the Petrol & Diesel Prices: Here’s how

1. Checking Petrol & Diesel Prices through Mobile App.

  • Indian Oil’s mobile app, called “Fuel@IOC – IndianOil“, allows customers to check current prices. This mobile application by Indian Oil is available on both Google Play and Apple Store.
  • Customers can download Indian Oils app Fuel@IOC to keep a track of the updated daily petrol prices in all cities

2. Check rates via SMS

  • The updated fuel prices will also be available on SMS. ” The Dealer Code of each petrol pump would be prominently displayed in the petrol pump premisesIOC has said.
  • The prescribed fprmat by Indian Oil for fetching the fuels via SMSes – SP< SPACE >DEALER CODE to 92249-92249

3. Visit the Webpage

  • Customers can aso check the daily revision in fuel prices using RO Locator. The link is available through IOC’s official website.

6 easy ways to secure your mobile phone

From pickpockets to malware, your Android phone is under threat from all sides. Attackers are continually switching up their tactics in hopes of taking control of your device. Let’s acknowledge that there’s no foolproof way to protect your Android device from thieves and hackers.

Here are some ways you can protect yourself, your data, and your phone.

1. Keep Your Software Updated

  • An updated mobile operating system allows you to enjoy the latest and greatest features and while protecting your information.

2. Install an Antivirus App

  • As your mobile device functions more like a mini computer, it becomes a more attractive target for hackers or thieves. A reliable security app safeguards your data, protect against threats and locate your lost or stolen phone.

3. Lock Your Phone

  • when it comes to mobile phone security, but still half of Android users opt out of using a password, PIN, pattern, or fingerprint to secure their mobile devices. You may not think it matters much but believe me it does matter.

4. Locate and wipe your phone remotely

  • OK, so you locked your Android phone with a PIN or Smart Lock but you lost it anyway. Now what? Luckily, you can use the Android Device Manager to track your lost device and even wipe it if necessary, but only if you’ve enabled a pair of settings first.

5. Avoid Third-Party Apps (Unknown Sources)

  • If you do decide to use third-party apps, research to be sure you’re not getting a malicious one. Read reviews, and if the app asks for access to too much personal data up front, don’t download it.

6. Watch where you click

  • The mobile threats you’re most likely to face are scams and phishing attacks that will attempt to steal credit card information. Always check to see if a website starts with “https” before you enter sensitive information.

Note: Back up your phone data once in every 2 months.

There’s more you can do to secure your mobile phone. Which steps will you take to keep your information out of hackers’ hands?

Fastest & Quickest to score 8000 ODI runs: Virat Kohli

Indian captain Virat Kohli unbeaten knock of 96 against Bangladesh in the semifinals of the Champions Trophy on Thursday help him to became the fastest cricketer to score 8000 runs in ODIs.

India captain Virat Kohli has become the quickest batsman to 8000 runs in one-day international cricket, beating AB de Villiers mark by seven innings. Kohli crossed the 8000-run mark in his 175th innings while AB de Villiers took 182nd innings.

The unbeaten knock of Virat 96* & Rohit Sharma 123* helped India to register a comfortable win against Bangladesh in the semifinals of the Champions Trophy here.

This was Kohli’s 42nd ODI half-century & Rohit Sharma 11th ODI century.

Kohli, who came into the match with 88 needed to score 8000 runs, to reach the milestone.

Meanwhile, Shikhar Dhawan also became India’s highest run-getter in the Champions Trophy, surpassing Ganguly’s haul of 665 runs.
He also became the first batsman to score 300+ runs in two different editions of ICC Champions Trophy — 2013 and 2017 respectively.

Here is the List of top 5 players to score 8000 runs in ODI

  1. Virat Kohli – 175 innings (8 yrs, 301 days)
  2. AB de Villers – 182 innings (10 yrs, 205 days)
  3. Saurav Ganguly – 200 (10 yrs, 302 days)
  4. Sachin Tendulkar – 210 (9 yrs, 172 days)
  5. Brian Lara – 211 (12 yrs, 204 days)

 

Virat Kohli Only Indian in Forbes 2017 List of Highest-Paid Athletes

Cricket captain Virat Kohli is the sole sportsperson from India to feature among the world’s 100 highest paid athletes in the latest Forbes list, topped by football star Cristiano Ronaldo

Kohli, 28, has been ranked 89th on the 2017 Forbes list of ‘The World’s highest paid athletes‘ with a total pay of USD 22 million that includes USD three million from salary and winnings, and another 19 million from endorsements.

The Full List of the World’s Highest-Paid Athletes

Describing Kohli as the “Indian cricket phenom“, Forbes said the sports star has “for good reason” already drawn comparisons to all-time great Sachin Tendulkar.

The list has been topped by Ronaldo with a total pay of 93 million dollars. American basketball star LeBron James comes in at the second spot with USD 86.2 million, followed by Argentine footballer Lionel Messi (3) with 80 million, tennis star Roger Federer (4) with 64 million and American basketball player Kevin Durant.

The list that features athletes from 21 countries and 11 sports had Serena Williams(51) as the lone female athlete with $27 million.

The earnings figures include salaries, prize money and bonuses earned between June 2016 and June 2017.

Banking Questions (Interview Questions)

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Q1. What is a bank?

Ans. Bank is a financial institute where we deposit the money. The bank accepts this money for the purpose of lending and repays it on demand.


Q2. What is the major functions of any bank?

Ans. Major Functions of bank are:-

– Accepting deposits from public or firm.
– Lending money to public.
– Transferring money from one place to another.
– Credit creation.
– Act as trustee.
– Keep valuables in safe custody.


Q3. In how many types you may categorize the bank in India?

Ans. We can categorize the banks into five categories :- Central bank (RBI)
– Public sector banks
– Private sector banks
– Co-operative sector banks
– Development bank or financial institution


Q4. What are scheduled commercial banks?

Ans. Scheduled commercial banks are those banks in India which were included in the second schedule of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Act, 1934.


Q5. In which year national housing bank (NHB) started its operation?

Ans. NATIONAL HOUSING BANK (NHB) started its operations in 1988.


Q6. Under which act were the State Bank of India and its subsidiaries nationalised?

Ans. The State Bank of India and its subsidiaries where nationalized under SBI Act, 1955.


Q7. What is non-scheduled bank?

Ans. Non –scheduled bank in India means a banking company as defined in clause (C) of section 5 of the BANKING REGULATION Act, 1949.


Q8. What are Co-operative banks?

Ans. Co-operative banks are organised under the provision of co-operative credit society’s law of state. The major beneficiary of this bank is agricultural sector.


Q9. Which is the first bank that was incorporated at the initiative of World Bank and in which year?

Ans. The Industrial Credit and Investment Corporation of India Limited (ICICI) in the year 1955.


Q10. How may development banks are there in India and name them?

Ans. There are six development banks are there in India. They are:
– ICICI
– IDBI
– SIDBI
– EXIM BANK
– NHB
– NABARD


Q11. In which year Indian Banks Association (IBA) was formed and initially with how many members?

Ans. IBA was formed in 26 September, 1946 with 22 members.


Q12. What is KYC?

Ans.. KYC is the acronym for “know your customer”, which is termed for the process of proper identification of account holder.


Q13. What is CRAR?

Ans. The Reserve Bank of India had made a norm that every bank has to maintain an adequate amount of capital on continuous basis and this adequacy of capital is measured in terms of CAPITAL TO RISK-WEIGHTED ASSEST RATIO which is also known as CRAR.


Q14. What is the minimum amount of money that should be remitted through RTGS?

Ans. We can remit Rs 2,00,000/- minimum through RTGS.


Q15. How many centres of EFT are present in India?

Ans. There are 15 centres available for EFT in India at the moment.


Q16. Which technology is used by the banks for settlement of cheque?

Ans.. For the settlement of cheque Magnetic Ink Character Recognition (MICR) technology is used by the banks.



Q17. How many types of electronic clearing service (ECS) are there?

Ans. There are two types of ECS used in banks. They are:-
– ECS-credit
– ECS-debit


Q18. Who insures the banks in India?

Ans. Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation (DICGC) insure the banks in India.


Q19. What is KCC and in which year was it introduced?

Ans. Acronym of KCC is Kisan Credit Card and it was introduced in 1998-99 which helps farmers to draw the cash for production need.


Q20. Which was the first Indian bank to get an ISO certification?

Ans. CANARA bank was first Indian bank that got an ISO certification


Q21. What do you mean by IMPS?

Ans. IMPS stands for Immediate Payment Service. It is a mobile remittance service that allows a real-time fund transfer from one account to another through cell phone.


Q22. Which was the first Indian bank to set up internet kiosk?

Ans. ICICI was the first bank who had set up the internet kiosk in partnership with n-LOGUE communications.


Q23. Name the financial institution built by Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI)?

Ans. The financial institutions built by IDBI are:-

– NATIONAL STOCK EXCHANGE OF INDIA (NSE)
– THE NATIONAL SECURITIES DEPOSITORY SERVICE LIMITED (NSDL)
– STOCK HOLDING CORPORATION OF INDIA (SHCIL)


Q24. According to Narasimham committee what is the minimum amount of money that is statutorily required by the NBFC’s for registration?

Ans. According to Narasimham committee NBFC’s require Rs.25,00,000 for registration.


Q25. Which committee had worked for the recapitalisation of Regional Rural Banks (RRB’s)?

Ans. K.C. CHAKARABARTY worked for the recapitalisation of RRB’s.


Q26. The authorized capital of NABARD in 2013 was raised up to what limit?

Ans. In the year 2013 the authorized capital of NABARD raised up to 20000 corers.


Q27. The BASEL COMMITEE was formed in which year?

Ans. The BASEL COMITTEE was formed at the end 1974.


Q28. Which bank comes under the category of APEX banks.

Ans. Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) come under the category of APEX banks.


Q29. Which kind of operations are included in treasury operations?

Ans. The treasury operations include the following:-

– DEBT MARKET
– EQUITY MARKET
– MUTUAL FUNDS
– DERIVATIVES
– FOREX OPERATIONS
– TRADING


Q30. What do you mean by CASH CREDIT?

Ans. CASH CREDIT is the system formed by the banks which allows the borrower to draw amount up to the specified limit.



Q31. What do you understand by OVERDRAFT?

Ans. OVERDRAFT is the facility granted by bank to the customers of current account by which they draw the amount more than the credit balance in their account.


Q32. How many types of debit card do the banks provide to their customers in India?

Ans. The following are the types of debit cards provided by the banks in India are:-

– VISA CARD
– MAESTRO CARD
– MASTERCARD
– RUPAY CARD


Q33. Which bank is the settlement bank for CASH TREE?

Ans. BANK OF INDIA is the settlement bank in CASH TREE network.


Q34. In term of banking what do you mean by LABs?

Ans. LAB stands Local Area Banks in banking terms. It is associated with local markets and acts as host of financial services including savings, credit, remittances, insurance etc.


Q35. How many type of deposits does Indian banking deal with?

Ans. The Indian banking industries deal with the following types of deposits:-
– Term deposits
– Demand deposits
– Current deposits
– Savings deposits


Q36. Classify the business of banking?

Ans. Business of banking can be classified into four categories:-

– Retail banking business
– Wholesale banking business
– Treasury operations
– Other banking activities


Q37. What are the major products of the banking industry?

Ans. There are three major products in the banking industry:

– Deposit products
– Credit products
– Customized banking services


Q38. Classify the URBAN CO-OPERATIVE banks?

Ans. URBAN CO-OPERATIVE banks are classified into two categories:-

– Single urban co-operative banks
– Multi-state urban co-operative banks


Q39. Which bank was amalgamated into the ORIENTAL BANK OF COMMERCE and in which year?

Ans. In 2004 the GLOBAL TRUST BANK LIMITED (GTB) was amalgamated into ORIENTAL BANK OF COMMERCE.


Q40. Which bank launched e-banking lounge first time in India?

Ans. BANK OF MAHARASHTRA was the first bank that launched e-banking lounge in India.



Q41. Which Act allows the bank and financial institutions to auction the properties when borrower fails to repay the loans?

Ans. SARFAESI Act, 2002 allows the banks and financial institutions to auction the properties when borrowers fail to repay their loans.

The acronym for SARFAESI is “Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest”.


Ans. What do you mean by CASA deposits?

Ans. Deposit in CURRENT and SAVINGS account is known as CASA.


Q43. What do you mean by CIN and what specification does it contain?

Ans. It is a unique number known as CHALLAN IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (CIN) and it contain the following specifications:-

– 7 digit BRS code of branch where tax is deposited
– Date of deposit
– Serial number of challan


Q44. What does SACP stand for?

Ans. SACP is “Special Agricultural Credit Plan”.


Q45. Which system eliminates the physical movement of cheques and provides the efficient method for cheque clearing?

Ans. “CHEQUES TRUNCATION SYSTEM” (CTS) is the system that eliminates the physical movement of cheques and provides a secure and efficient method of cheque clearing.


Q46. In which year Credit Guarantee Corporation was formed?

Ans. Credit Guarantee Corporation was formed in 1971.


Q47. What is the old name of SYNDICATE BANK?

Ans. The old name of Syndicate Bank is CANARA INDUSTRIAL AND BANKING SYDICATE LIMITED.


Q48. What are the advances that the banks grant to their customers for their financial assistance?

Ans. There are three types of advances that bank grant to their customers for their financial assistance:-
– Cash credit
– Overdraft
– Discounting of bills


Q49. What is the significance of IFSC code?

Ans. The acronym for IFSC is “Indian Financial System Code”. It is an alpha numeric 11 digit codes which uniquely identifies a particular bank branch in India.


Q50. What is SWIFT?

Ans. The acronym for SWIFT is “The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication. SWIFT provides a financial messaging network between banks and other financial institutions.


Banking Questions : Part 1

 Q1. What is a bank?

Ans. Bank is a financial institute where we deposit the money. The bank accepts this money for the purpose of lending and repays it on demand.


Q2. What is the major functions of any bank?

Ans. Major Functions of bank are:-

– Accepting deposits from public or firm.
– Lending money to public.
– Transferring money from one place to another.
– Credit creation.
– Act as trustee.
– Keep valuables in safe custody.


Q3. In how many types you may categorize the bank in India?

Ans. We can categorize the banks into five categories :

– Central bank (RBI)
– Public sector banks
– Private sector banks
– Co-operative sector banks
– Development bank or financial institution


Q4. What are scheduled commercial banks?

Ans. Scheduled commercial banks are those banks in India which were included in the second schedule of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Act, 1934.


Q5. In which year national housing bank (NHB) started its operation?

Ans. NATIONAL HOUSING BANK (NHB) started its operations in 1988.


Q6. Under which act were the State Bank of India and its subsidiaries nationalised?

Ans. The State Bank of India and its subsidiaries where nationalized under SBI Act, 1955.


Q7. What is non-scheduled bank?

Ans. Non –scheduled bank in India means a banking company as defined in clause (C) of section 5 of the BANKING REGULATION Act, 1949.


Q8. What are Co-operative banks?

Ans. Co-operative banks are organised under the provision of co-operative credit society’s law of state. The major beneficiary of this bank is agricultural sector.


Q9. Which is the first bank that was incorporated at the initiative of World Bank and in which year?

Ans. The Industrial Credit and Investment Corporation of India Limited (ICICI) in the year 1955.


Q10. How may development banks are there in India and name them?

Ans. There are six development banks are there in India. They are:
– ICICI
– IDBI
– SIDBI
– EXIM BANK
– NHB
– NABARD


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59th Annual Grammy Awards 2017: Here’s the complete list of winners

59th Annual Grammy Awards 2017: Here's the complete list of winners

Find a complete list of the 59th Annual Grammy Awards 2017 winners below:

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  • Album Of The Year
    Adele, 25
  • Song Of The Year
    Adele, “Hello”
  • Best Rap Album
    Chance The Rapper, Coloring Book
  • Best Urban Contemporary Album
    Beyoncé, Lemonade
  • Best Country Solo Performance
    Maren Morris, “My Church”
  • Best Rock Song
    David Bowie, “Blackstar”
  • Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
    Twenty One Pilots, “Stressed Out”
  • Best Contemporary Blues Album
    Fantastic Negrito, The Last Days of Oakland
  • Best Traditional Blues Album
    Bobby Rush, Porcupine Meat
  • Best Bluegrass Album
    O’Connor Band With Mark O’Connor, Coming Home
  • Best Americana Album  – William Bell, This Is Where I Live
  • Best American Roots Song
    Vince Gill, songwriter (The Time Jumpers), “Kid Sister”
  • Best American Roots Performance
    Sarah Jarosz, “House of Mercy”
  • Best Tropical Latin Album
    Jose Lugo & Guasábara Combo, Donde Están?
  • Best Regional Mexican Music Album
    Vicente Fernández – Un Azteca En El Azteca, Vol. 1 (En Vivo)
  • Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album
    iLe, iLevitable
  • Best Latin Pop Album
    Jesse & Joy, Un Besito Mas
  • Best Country Album
    Sturgill Simpson, A Sailor’s Guide to Earth
  • Best Country Song
    Lori McKenna, songwriter (Tim McGraw) – “Humble and Kind”
  • Best Country Duo/Group Performance
    Pentatonix – “Jolene” [featuring Dolly Parton]
  • Best New Artist
    Chance The Rapper
  • Producer of the Year, Non-Classical
    Greg Kurstin
  • Best Pop Vocal Album
    Adele, 25
  • Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
    Willie Nelson, Summertime: Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin
  • Best Pop Solo Performance
    Adele, “Hello”
  • Best Musical Theater Album
    The Color Purple
  • Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media
    Miles Ahead (Miles Davis and various artists)
  • Best Metal Performance
    Megadeth, “Dystopia”
  • Best Rap Song
    Drake, “Hotline Bling”
  • Best Rap/Sung Performance
    Drake, “Hotline Bling”
  • Best Rap Performance
    Chance the Rapper, “No Problem” [featuring Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz]
  • Best R&B Album
    Lalah Hathaway – Lalah Hathaway Live
  • Best Comedy Album
    Patton Oswalt, Talking for Clapping
  • Best Reggae Album
    Ziggy Marley, Ziggy Marley
  • Best Regional Roots Music Album – Kalani Pe’a, E Walea
  • Best Folk Album
    Sarah Jarosz, Undercurrent
  • Best Roots Gospel Album
    Joey+Rory – Hymns
  • Best Latin Jazz Album
    Chucho Valdés, Tribute to Irakere: Live in Marciac
  • Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
    Ted Nash Big Band, Presidential Suite: Eight Variations on Freedom
  • Best Jazz Instrumental Album
    John Scofield, Country for Old Men
  • Best Jazz Vocal Album
    Gregory Porter, Take Me to the Alley
  • Best Improvised Jazz Solo
    John Scofield, soloist, “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry”
  • Contemporary Instrumental
    Snarky Puppy, Culcha Vulcha
  • Best Dance Recording
    The Chainsmokers, “Don’t Let Me Down” [ft. Daya]
  • Best Classical Solo Vocal Album
    Dorothea Röschmann; Mitsuko Uchida, accompanist – Schmann & Berg (tie)
    Ian Bostridge; Antonio Pappano, accompanist (Michael Collins, Elizabeth Kenny, Lawrence Power & Adam Walker), Shakespeare Songs (tie)
  • Best Classical Compendium
    Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor; Tim Handley, producer – Daugherty: Tales Of Hemingway; American Gothic; Once Upon A Castle
  • Best Classical Instrumental Solo – Zuill Bailey; Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor (Nashville Symphony) – Daugherty: Tales Of Hemingway
  • Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance
    Steve Reich
  • Best Choral Performance
    Krzysztof Penderecki, conductor; Henryk Wojnarowski, choir director (Nikolay Didenko, Agnieszka Rehlis & Johanna Rusanen; Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra; Warsaw Philharmonic Choir) – Penderecki Conducts Penderecki, Volume 1
  • Best Opera Recording
    James Conlon, conductor; Joshua Guerrero, Christopher Maltman, Lucas Meachem, Patricia Racette, Lucy Schaufer & Guanqun Yu; Blanton Alspaugh, producer (LA Opera Orchestra; LA Opera Chorus) – Corigliano: The Ghosts Of Versailles
  • Best Orchestra Performance
    Andris Nelsons, conductor (Boston Symphony Orchestra) – Shostakovich: Under Stalin’s Shadow – Symphonies Nos. 5, 8 & 9
  • Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance
    Steve Reich
  • Best Recording Package
    David Bowie, Blackstar
  • Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical
    David Bowie, Blackstar
  • Best Gospel Performance/Song
    Tamela Mann, Kirk Franklin, “God Provides”
  • Best Gospel Album
    Kirk Franklin, Losing My Religion
  • Best Music Video
    Beyoncé, “Formation”
  • Best Dance/Electronic Album
    Flume, Skin
  • Best Country Album
    Sturgill Simpson, A Sailor’s Guide To Earth
  • Best R&B Performance
    Solange, “Cranes In The Sky”
  • Best R&B Song
    Maxwell, “Lake By The Ocean”
  • Producer of the Year, Classical
    David Frost
  • Best Engineered Album, Classical
    Mark Donahue and Fred Vogler, Corigliano: The Ghosts of Versailles
  • Best Music Film
    The Beatles, The Beatles: Eight Days a Week the Touring Years
  • Best Spoken Word Album
    Carol Burnett, In Such Good Company: Eleven Years of Laughter, Mayhem, and Fun in the Sandbox
  • Best Children’s Album
    Secret Agent 23 Skidoo, Infinity Plus One
  • Best World Music Album
    Yo-Yo Ma & the Silk Road Ensemble, Sing Me Home
  • Best Contemporary Christian Music Album
    Hillary Scott & the Scott Family, Love Remains
  • Best Gospel Album
    Kirk Franklin, Losing My Religion
  • Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song
    Hillary Scott & the Scott Family; Bernie Herms, Hillary Scott & Emily Weisband, songwriters – “Thy Will”
  • Best Gospel Performance/Song
    Tamela Mann; Kirk Franklin, songwriter – “God Provides”
  • Best New Age Album
    White Sun – White Sun II
  • Best Surround Sound Album
    Ludovic Morlot & Seattle Symphony, Dutilleux: Sur Le Même Accord; Les Citations; Mystère De L’instant & Timbres, Espace, Mouvement
  • Best Remixed Recording
    André Allen Anjos, remixer (Bob Moses), “Tearing Me Up (RAC Remix)”
  • Best Historical Album
    Steve Berkowitz & Jeff Rosen, compilation producers; Mark Wilder, mastering engineer (Bob Dylan) – The Cutting Edge 1965-1966: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 12 (Collector’s Edition)
  • Best Album Notes
    Ken Bloom & Richard Carlin, album notes writers (Eubie Blake & Noble Sissle) – Sissle and Blake Sing Shuffle Alon
  • Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package
    Gérard Lo Monaco, art director (Edith Piaf) – Edith Piaf 1915-2015
  • Best Recording Package
    Jonathan Barnbrook, art director (David Bowie), Blackstar
  • Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals
    Jacob Collier, arranger (Jacob Collier), “Flintstones”
  • Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella
    Jacob Collier, arranger (Jacob Collier), “You and I”
  • Best Instrumental Composition
    Ted Nash, composer (Ted Nash Big Band), ”Spoken at Midnight”
  • Best Song Written for Visual Media
    Max Martin, Shellback & Justin Timberlake, songwriters (Justin Timberlake, Anna Kendrick, Gwen Stefani, James Corden, Zooey Deschanel, Walt Dohrn, Ron Funches, Caroline Hjelt, Aino Jawo, Christopher Mintz-Plasse & Kunal Nayyar), Track from: Trolls, “Can’t Stop the Feeling!”
  • Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media
    John Williams, composer, Star Wars: the Force Awakens

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