February 14, 2005 02:07:49 GMT
Ray Charles' posthumous duets album won six prizes in early ceremonies at the 47th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday February 13, 2005
The early ceremonies at the 47th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday February 13, 2005 has been dominated by Ray Charles' posthumous duets album which successfully won six prizes.
Genius Loves Company, which Charles sang along Van Morrison, Diana Krall and Willie Nelson, was the one got 10 nominations, including seven for Charles, that won six Grammy prizes with three of them for Charles himself.
A way part from Charles, there were R&B singers Alicia Keys and Usher, each of which picked up three awards from the total eight nominations they got. Above both, there was rap newcomer, Kanye West, who won one award from his ten nominations.