Alabama Shakes Claims Grammy For Best Alternative Album; Muse Wins For Rock Album

The Alabama Shakes rehearse for The 58TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS, to be held on Monday, Feb. 15, 2016 (8:00-11:30 PM, live ET) at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles and broadcast on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Timothy Kuratek/CBS ©2016 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Up for the all-genre Album Of The Year trophy, Alabama Shakes’ “Sound & Color” is officially the winner within its genre.

The critically acclaimed album was named Best Alternative Music Album during the 58th Annual Grammy Awards pre-show.

Album track “Don’t Wanna Fight,” meanwhile, took home the trophy for Best Rock Song.

— Also revealed during the pre-show: Best Rock Album. The award went to Muse’s “Drones.”

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