53rd Annual Grammy Awards


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Still Being Born This Way

Supermodel Person

Jewel & howdy partner!

Miranda Lambert

Florence Welch

Kelly Osbourne

David Guetta (lawd)

Hayley Williams


Janelle Monae


Bonnie McKee

Ciara or something

Jenna Ushkowitz

Adam Levine

Mario Lopez

Nicki Minaj

Bruno Mars

Lenny Kravitz


Gretchen Wilson

Crystal Bowersox

Nicki & Bruno

Anna Nalick

John Mayer


Selena Gomez

Kim Kardashian


Jennifer Hudson

Nikki Sixx

Ricky Martin

Leann Rimes lookin like Splice

My Homeboy Kevin McHale

LL Cool J

Mya (she still exists?!)

Eva Longoria

Natasha Bedingfield

Julianne Hough


Marky Ramone

Jordin Sparks

“I’m Jennifer Lopez” & Marc Anthony

Herbie Hancock

Martina McBride


Miley Cyrus

Toni Braxton

Katy Perry

Willow whippin’ it real good

Lea Michele

Dianna Agron/aka new Black Swan with all that eye make-up going on

Lil Wayne (WHAT) & Nicki (again)

Nicole Kidman & Keith Urban


Kathy Griffin




MONTREAL – Here is a list of winners from the 53rd annual Grammy Awards, handed out Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011.


Album Of The Year The Suburbs — Arcade Fire

Record Of The Year Need You Now — Lady Antebellum

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 Country Album Need You Now — Lady Antebellum

Best Pop Vocal Album The Fame Monster — Lady Gaga

Best Rock Album The Resistance — Muse

Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals Hey, Soul Sister (Live) — Train

Best Female Country Vocal Performance The House That Built Me — Miranda Lambert


Rock / Metal:

Best Rock Song Angry World — Neil Young, songwriter (Neil Young)

Best Rock Instrumental Performance Hammerhead — Jeff Beck

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 Solo Rock Vocal Performance Helter Skelter — Paul McCartney

Best Metal Performance El Dorado — Iron Maiden


Best Female Pop Vocal Performance Bad Romance — Lady Gaga

Best Male Pop Vocal Performance Just The Way You Are — Bruno Mars

Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals Imagine — Herbie Hancock, Pink, India.Arie, Seal, Konono No. 1, Jeff Beck & Oumou Sangare

Best Pop Instrumental Performance Nessun Dorma — Jeff Beck

Best Pop Vocal Collaboration with Vocals Imagine — Herbie Hancock, Pink, India.Arie, Seal, Konono No 1, Jeff Beck & Oumou Sangare

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

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album Crazy Love – Michael Buble

Urban / Rap / Alternative

Best Alternative Music Album Brothers — The Black Keys (beating Arcade Fire’s The Suburbs)

Best Urban/Alternative Performance F— You — Cee Lo Green

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

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 Contemporary R&B Album Raymond V Raymond — Usher

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

Best R&B Song Shine — John Stephens, songwriter (John Legend & The Roots)

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

Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance Hang On In There — John Legend & The Roots


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 Change Is Gonna Come — Herbie Hancock, soloist, off The Imagine Project

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

Best Large Jazz Ensemble 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 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 Traditional Blues Album Joined At The Hip — Pinetop Perkins & Willie ‘Big Eyes’ Smith

Best Contemporary Blues Album Living Proof — Buddy Guy


Best Traditional Folk Album Genuine Negro Jig — Carolina Chocolate Drops

Best Contemporary Folk Album God Willin’ & The Creek Don’t Rise — Ray LaMontagne And The Pariah Dogs

Best Americana Album You Are Not Alone — Mavis Staples


Best Gospel Performance Grace – BeBe & CeCe Winans

Best Gospel Song It’s What I Do – Jerry Peters & Kirk Whalum

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 Bluegrass Album Mountain Soul II — Patty Loveless

Best Traditional Gospel Album Downtown Church – Patty Griffin


Best Classical Album Verdi: Requiem — Riccardo Muti, conductor; Duain Wolfe, chorus master; Christopher Alder, producer

Best Classical Crossover album Tin, Christopher: Calling All Dawns — Lucas Richman, conductor

Best Classical Contemporary Composition Daugherty, Michael: Deus Ex Machina — Michael Daugherty (Giancarlo Guerrero

Best Orchestral Performance Daugherty: Metropolis Symphony; Deus Ex Machina — Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor

Best Opera Recording Saariaho: L’Amour De Loin – Kent Nagano, conductor; Daniel Belcher, Ekaterina Lekhina & Marie-Ange

Best Choral Performance Verdi: Requiem — Riccardo Muti, conductor; Duain Wolfe, chorus master

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

Best Instrumental Soloist(s) 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

Best Classical Vocal Performance Sacrificium — Cecilia Bartoli (Giovanni Antonini; Il Giardino Armonico)

Latin / World:

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 Tradicion – Spanish Harlem Orchestra

Best Tejano Album Recuerdos – Little Joe & La Familia

Best Norteno Album Classic – Intocable

Best Banda Album Enamorate De Mi – El Guero Y Su Banda Centenario

Best Hawaiian Music Album Huana Ke Aloha – Tia Carrere

Best Native American Music Album 2010 Gathering of Nations Pow Wow: A Spirit’s Dance – various artists

Best Zydeco or Cajun Music Album Zydeco Junkie – Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band

Best Reggae Album Before the Dawn – Buju Banton

Best Traditional World Music Album Ali and Toumani – Ali Farka Toure and Toumani Diabate

Best Contemporary World Music Album Throw Down Your Heart, Africa Sessions Part 2: Unreleased Tracks – Bela Fleck


Best Short Form Music Video Bad Romance – Lady Gaga

Best Long Form Music Video When You’re Strange – The Doors

Best Dance Recording Only Girl (In the World) — Rihanna

Best Electronic/Dance Album La Roux — La Roux

Best Musical Show Album American Idiot (featuring Green Day) – Billy Joe Armstrong, producer

Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media Crazy Heart – various artists

Best Score Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media Toy Story 3 – Randy Newman composer

Best Song Written for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media The Weary Kind (from Crazy Heart) – Ryan Bingham & T Bone Burnett

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

Best Musical Album for Children Tomorrow’s Children – Pete Seeger with the Rivertown Kids and Friends

Best Spoken Word Album for Children Julie Andrews’ Collection of Poems, Songs and Lullabies – Julie Andrews & Emma Walton Hamilton

Best Spoken Word Album (Includes Poetry, Audio Books & Story Telling) The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Presents Earth (the audiobook) – Jon Stewart with Samantha Bee, Wyatt Cenac, Jason Jones, John Oliver and Sigourney Weaver

Best Comedy Album Stark Raving Black — Lewis Black

Best Instrumental Composition The Path Among the Trees – Billy Childs, composer

Best Instrumental Arrangement Carlos – Vince Mendoza, arranger

Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s) Baba Yetu – Christopher Tin, arranger

Best Recording Package Brothers – Michael Carney, art director

Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package Under Great White Northern Lights (Limited Edition Box Set) – Rob Jones & Jack White III, art directors

Best Album Notes Keep an Eye on the Sky – Robert Gordon, album-notes writer

Best Historical Album The Beatles (The Original Studio Recordings) – Jeff Jones & Allan Rouse, compilation producers

Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical Battle Studies

Best Engineered Album, Classical (tie) Daugherty: Metropolis Symphony; Deus Ex Machina and Porter, Quincy: Complete Viola Works

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical Rob Cavallo

Producer of the Year, Classical David Frost

Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical Revolver (David Guetta’s One Love Club Remix)

Best Surround Sound Album Britten’s Orchestra

Best Orchestra Performance Daugherty: Metropolis Symphony: Deus Ex Machina

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