Taylor's 1989 defeated Adele's 25, Beauty Behind the Madness by The Weeknd, Sam Smith's In the Lonely Hour and Ed Sheeran's X to win the top honour. But Adele's Hello left Taylor's Blank Space behind in the Song of the Year category
Lady Gaga performed a stunning medley of David Bowie's greatest hits and provided the evenings most jawdropping image. Taylor Swift won Album of the Year but couldn't believe it. For Sofia Vergara, underneath the clothes, it was an endless story
Taylor Swift, who won the night's top prize, beating out Kendrick Lamar, Chris Stapleton, Alabama Shakes and the Weeknd said: "There will be people along the way that will try to undercut your success or take credit for your accomplishments or your fame. You just focus on the work and don't let those people sidetrack you"
Country singer Taylor Swift scooped up Album of the Year and Best Pop Vocal Album for her record-breaking pop collection 1989. But the night's big winner was rapper Kendrick Lamar, the voice of the Black Lives Matter movement, who won five awards including Best Rap Album for To Pimp a Butterfly, Rap Performance, Rap Song, Rap/Sung performance and Music Video