This was an interesting year for the Grammy’s and performances. It was great to see Adele steal the show with 6 awards and a truly amazing performance.
And the Winners are:
Record of the Year, Album Of The Year, Best Pop Solo Performance, Best Pop Vocal Album, Record Of The Year and Best Short Form Music Video: Adele – 21, and ‘Rolling In The Deep’. (6 Total)
Best Rock Song, Best Rock Album, Best Rock Performance, Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance, Best Long Form Music Video: Foo Fighters – Wasting Light, ‘Walk’, ‘White Limo’, Back And Forth. (5 total)
Best Rap Album, Best Rap Song, Best Rap/Sung Collaboration and Best Rap Performance: Kanye West – My Dark Beautiful Twisted Fantasy, ‘All Of The Lights’ and with Jay-Z for ‘Otis’.
Best Dance/Electronica Album and Best Dance Recording: Skrillex – Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites.
Best R&B Song and Best Traditional R&B Performance: CeeLo Green – ‘Fool For You’
Best Alternative Album and Best New Artist: Bon Iver – Bon Iver.
Best Country Song and Best Country Solo Performance: Taylor Swift – ‘Mean’.
Best Folk Album and Best Country Duo Performance: The Civil Wars – Barton Hollow.
Best Country Album: Lady Antelbellum – Own The Night.
Best R&B Album: Chris Brown – F.A.M.E.
Best R&B Performance: Corinne Bailey Rae – ‘Is This Love’
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance: Tony Bennett & Amy Winehouse – ‘Body and Soul’.
Best Regional Roots Music Album: Rebirth Brass Band – Rebirth Of New Orleans.
Best Blues Album: Tedeschi Trucks Band – Revelator.
Best Bluegrass Album: Alison Krauss and Union Station – Paper Airplane.
Best Jazz Vocal Album: Terri Lyne Carrington & Various Artists – The Mosaic Project.
Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical: Paul Epworth.
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album: Tony Bennett – Duets II.
Best Musical Theater Album: Book Of Mormon.
Best Spoken Word Album: Betty White – If You Ask Me (And Of Course You Won’t).
There were also some very memorable performances:
Adele, “Rolling In The Deep”: Awesome voice and considering the issues she has been through lately, it was great to see.
Bruno Mars, “Runway Baby”: What a great performance! Bruno definitely shines on stage.
The Beach Boys, “Good Vibrations”: They still got it…
The Foo Fighters, “Walk”: The Foo Fighters really showed that they deserved the nod for Best Rock Performance…
Katy Perry, “Part of Me”: Katy Perry Rocks. The whole performance was completely full of energy.
Jennifer Hudson, “I Will Always Love You”: For the Whitney Houston Tribute, Jennifer sang the epic classic, “I Will Always Love You”