53rd Grammy Awards Winners

Record of the Year: “Need You Now” – Lady Antebellum – Lady Antebellum & Paul Worley, producers; Clarke Schleicher, engineer/mixer

Album of the Year: The Suburbs – Arcade Fire – Arcade Fire & Markus Dravs, producers; Arcade Fire, Mark Lawson & Craig Silvey, engineers/mixers; Mark Lawson, mastering engineer

Best Rap Album: Recovery – Eminem

Best New Artist: Esperanza Spalding

Song Of The Year: “Need You Now” – Dave Haywood, Josh Kear, Charles Kelley & Hillary Scott, songwriters (Lady Antebellum)

Best Female Pop Vocal Performance: “Bad Romance” – Lady Gaga

Best Male Pop Vocal Performance: “Just the Way You Are” – Bruno Mars

Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals: “Hey, Soul Sister” (Live) – Train

Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals: “Imagine” – Herbie Hancock, Pink, India.Arie, Seal, Konono Nº1, Jeff Beck, & Oumou Sangaré

Best Pop Instrumental Performance: “Nessun Dorma” – Jeff Beck

Best Pop Instrumental Album: Take Your Pick – Larry Carlton & Tak Matsumoto

Best Pop Vocal Album: The Fame Monster – Lady Gaga

Best Dance Recording: “Only Girl (In the World)” – Rihanna – Crystal Johnson, Mikkel S. Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen, Sandy Wilhelm, producers: Stargate, Sandy Vee

Best Electronic/Dance Album: La Roux – La Roux

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album: Crazy Love – Michael Bublé

Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance: “Helter Skelter” – Paul McCartney

Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals: “Tighten Up” – The Black Keys

Best Hard Rock Performance: “New Fang” – Them Crooked Vultures

Best Metal Performance: “El Dorado” – Iron Maiden

Best Rock Instrumental Performance: “Hammerhead” – Jeff Beck

Best Rock Song: “Angry World” – Neil Young, songwriter (Neil Young)

Best Rock Album: “The Resistance” – Muse

Best Alternative Music Album: Brothers – The Black Keys

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance: “Bittersweet” – Fantasia

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance: “There Goes My Baby” – Usher

Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals: “Soldier of Love” – Sade

Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance: “Hang On in There” – John Legend & The Roots

Best Urban/Alternative Performance: “F*** You!” – Cee Lo Green

Best R&B Song: “Shine” – John Stephens, songwriter (John Legend & The Roots)

Best R&B Album: Wake Up! – John Legend & The Roots

Best Contemporary R&B Album: Raymond vs. Raymond – Usher

Best Rap Solo Performance: “Not Afraid” – Eminem

Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group: “On to the Next One” – Jay-Z & Swizz Beatz

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration: “Empire State of Mind” – Jay-Z & Alicia Keys

Best Rap Song: “Empire State of Mind” – Shawn Carter, Angela Hunte, Burt Keyes, Alicia Keys, Jane’t “Jnay” Sewell-Ulepic & Alexander Shuckburgh, songwriters (Jay-Z & Alicia Keys)

Best Female Country Vocal Performance: “The House That Built Me” – Miranda Lambert

Best Male Country Vocal Performance: “‘Til Summer Comes Around” – Keith Urban

Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals: “Need You Now” – Lady Antebellum

Best Country Collaboration with Vocals: “As She’s Walking Away” – Zac Brown Band & Alan Jackson

Best Country Instrumental Performance: “Hummingbyrd” – Marty Stuart

Best Country Song: “Need You Now” – Dave Haywood, Josh Kear, Charles Kelley & Hillary Scott, songwriters (Lady Antebellum)

Best Country Album: “Need You Now” – Lady Antebellum [Capitol Records Nashville]

Best New Age Album: Miho: Journey to the Mountain – Paul Winter Consort

Best Contemporary Jazz Album: The Stanley Clarke Band – The Stanley Clarke Band

Best Jazz Vocal Album: Eleanora Fagan (1915-1959): To Billie with Love from Dee Dee – Dee Dee Bridgewater

Best Improvised Jazz Solo: “A Change Is Gonna Come” – Herbie Hancock

Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group: Moody 4B – James Moody

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album: Mingus Big Band Live at Jazz Standard – Mingus Big Band

Best Latin Jazz Album: Chucho’s Steps – Chucho Valdés and the Afro-Cuban Messengers

Best Gospel Performance: “Grace” – BeBe & CeCe Winans

Best Gospel Song: “It’s What I Do” – Jerry Peters & Kirk Whalum, songwriters (Kirk Whalum & Lalah Hathaway)

Best Rock or Rap Gospel Album: Hello Hurricane – Switchfoot

Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album: Love God. Love People. – Israel Houghton

Best Southern, Country, Or Bluegrass Gospel Album: The Reason – Diamond Rio

Best Traditional Gospel Album: Downtown Church – Patty Griffin

Best Contemporary R&B Gospel Album: Still – BeBe & CeCe Winans

Best Latin Pop Album: Paraiso Express – Alejandro Sanz

Best Latin Rock, Alternative Or Urban Album: El Existential – Grupo Fantasma

Best Tropical Latin Album: Viva La Tradición – Spanish Harlem Orchestra

Best Classical Album: Verdi: Requiem – Riccardo Muti, conductor; Duain Wolfe, chorus master; Christopher Alder, producer; David Frost, Tom Lazarus & Christopher Willis, engineers/mixers (Ildar Abdrazakov, Olga Borodina, Barbara Frittoli & Mario Zeffiri; Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Chicago Symphony Chorus)

Best Orchestral Performance: Daugherty: Metropolis Symphony; “Deus Ex Machina” – Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor (Terrence Wilson; Nashville Symphony)

Best Opera Recording: Saariaho: “L’Amour de Loin” – Kent Nagano, conductor; Daniel Belcher, Ekaterina Lekhina & Marie-Ange Todorovitch; Martin Sauer, producer (Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin; Rundfunkchor Berlin)

Best Choral Performance: Verdi: “Requiem” – Riccardo Muti, conductor; Duain Wolfe, chorus master (Ildar Abdrazakov, Olga Borodina, Barbara Frittoli & Mario Zeffiri; Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Chicago Symphony Chorus)

Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (with Orchestra): Mozart: “Piano Concertos Nos. 23 & 24″ – Mitsuko Uchida (The Cleveland Orchestra)

Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without Orchestra): Messiaen: “Livre du Saint-Sacrement” – Paul Jacobs

Best Chamber Music Performance: Ligeti: “String Quartets Nos. 1 & 2″ – Parker Quartet

Best Small Ensemble Performance: “Dinastia Borja” – Jordi Savall, conductor; Hespèrion XXI & La Capella Reial De Catalunya (Pascal Bertin, Daniele Carnovich, Lior Elmalich, Montserrat Figueras, Driss El Maloumi, Marc Mauillon, Lluís Vilamajó & Furio Zanasi; Pascal Bertin, Daniele Carnovich, Josep Piera & Francisco Rojas)

Best Classical Vocal Performance: “Sacrificium” – Cecilia Bartoli (Giovanni Antonini; Il Giardino Armonico)

Best Classical Contemporary Composition: “Deus Ex Machina” – Michael Daugherty (Giancarlo Serrano)

Best Classical Crossover Album: Tin, Christopher: Calling All Dawns – Lucas Richman, conductor (Sussan Deyhim, Lia, Kaori Omura, Dulce Pontes, Jia Ruhan, Aoi Tada & Frederica von Stade; Anonymous 4 & Soweto Gospel Choir; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra)

Best Short Form Music Video: “Bad Romance” – Lady Gaga – Francis Lawrence, video director; Heather Heller, video producer

Best Long Form Music Video: When You’re Strange – The Doors – Tom Dicillo, video director; John Beug, Jeff Jampol, Peter Jankowski & Dick Wolf, video producers


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