Grammy Awards 2011 Winners

The 53rd Grammy Awards List of Winners

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Grammy Awards 2011 Winners

The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards or Grammys, the most prestigious award in the music industry took place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, USA last February 13, 2011.

The awards are presented annually by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States.

A total of 109 awards was presented at the Grammy Awards with  Barbra Streisand being honored as the MusiCares Person of the Year two nights prior to the telecast on February 11.

Nominations were announced on December 1, 2010.

Eminem topped the nominations with ten, including Record of The Year, Song of the Year and Album of The Year followed by Bruno Mars who received seven nominations; Jay-Z, Lady Antebellum, and Lady Gaga each earned six nominations; Jeff Beck, B.o.B, David Frost, Philip Lawrence, John Legend and The Roots received five each; Alex Da Kid, The Black Keys, Drake, Cee Lo Green, Ari Levine, Katy Perry, Rihanna, Dirk Sobotka, and Zac Brown each earned four nods.

The show also featured performances by Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Cee Lo Green, Miranda Lambert, Arcade Fire, Eminem and Justin Bieber.

Watch the 53nd Grammy Awards replay highlights here!

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Check out the 53rd Grammy Awards 2011 list of nominees below (winners in RED):

Record of the Year:
* Nothin’ On You, B.o.B. feat. Bruno Mars
* Love The Way You Lie, Eminem feat. Rihanna
* F*** You, Cee Lo Green
* Empire State of Mind, Jay-Z and Alicia Keyes
* Need You Now, Lady Antebellum

Album of the Year:
* The Suburbs, Arcade Fire
* Recovery, Eminem
* Need You Now, Lady Antebellum
* The Fame Monster, Lady Gaga
* Teenage Dream, Katy Perry

Song of the Year:
* Beg, Steal or Borrow, Ray LaMontagne and the Pariah Dogs
* F*** You, Cee-Lo Green
* The House That Built Me, Miranda Lambert
* Love The Way You Lie, Eminem, feat. Rihanna
* Need You Now, Lady Antebellum

Best New Artist:
* Justin Bieber
* Drake
* Florence and The Machine
* Mumford & Sons
* Esperanza Spalding

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance
* Bittersweet, Fantasia
* Gone Already, Faith Evans
* Everything To Me, Monica
* Tired, Kelly Price
* Holding You Down (Going In Circles), Jazmine Sullivan

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance
* There Goes My Baby, Usher
* Second Chance, El DeBarge
* Finding My Way Back, Jaheim
* Why Would You Stay, Kem
* We’re Still Friends, (Kirk Whalum &) Musiq Soulchild

Best R&B Song:
* Shine, John Legend & The Roots
* Bittersweet, Fantasia
* Finding My Way Back, Jaheim
* Second Chance, El DeBarge
* Why Would You Stay, Kem

Best R&B Album:
* Wake Up!, John Legend & The Roots
* The Love & War Masterpeace, Raheem DeVaughn
* Back To Me, Fantasia
* Another Round, Jaheim
* Still Standing, Monica

Best Male Pop Vocal Performance
* Just The Way You Are, Bruno Mars
* Haven’t Met You Yet, Michael Bublé
* This Is It, Michael Jackson
* Whataya Want From Me, Adam Lambert
* Half Of My Heart, John Mayer

Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals:
* Don’t Stop Believin’ (Regionals Version), Glee Cast
* Misery, Maroon 5
* The Only Exception, Paramore
* Babyfather, Sade
* Hey, Soul Sister (Live), Train

Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals:
* Airplanes II, B.o.B, Eminem & Hayley Williams
* Imagine, Herbie Hancock, Pink, India.Arie, Seal, Konono No. 1, Jeff Beck & Oumou Sangare
* If It Wasn’t For Bad, Elton John & Leon Russell
* Telephone, Lady Gaga & Beyoncé
* California Gurls, Katy Perry & Snoop Dogg

Best Dance Recording:
* Rocket, Goldfrapp
* In For The Kill, La Roux
* Dance In The Dark, Lady Gaga
* Only Girl (In The World), Rihanna
* Dancing On My Own, Robyn

Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals:
* Ready To Start, Arcade Fire
* I Put A Spell On You, Jeff Beck & Joss Stone
* Tighten Up, The Black Keys
* Radioactive, Kings Of Leon
* Resistance, Muse

Best Hard Rock Performance:
* A Looking In View, Alice In Chains
* Let Me Hear You Scream, Ozzy Osbourne
* Black Rain, Soundgarden
* Between The Lines, Stone Temple Pilots
* New Fang, Them Crooked Vultures

Best Rock Song:
* Angry World, Neil Young
* Little Lion Man, (Mumford & Sons
* Radioactive, Kings Of Leon
* Resistance, Muse
* Tighten Up, The Black Keys

Best Alternative Music Album
* The Suburbs, Arcade Fire
* Infinite Arms, Band Of Horses
* Brothers, The Black Keys
* Broken Bells, Broken Bells
* Contra, Vampire Weekend

Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals:
* Take My Time, Chris Brown & Tank
* Love, Chuck Brown, Jill Scott & Marcus Miller
* You’ve Got A Friend, Ronald Isley & Aretha Franklin
* Shine, John Legend & The Roots
* Soldier Of Love, Sade

Best Contemporary R&B Album:
* Graffiti, Chris Brown
* Untitled, R. Kelly
* Transition, Ryan Leslie
* The ArchAndroid, Janelle Monáe
* Raymond V Raymond, Usher

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration:
* Nothin’ On You, B.o.B Featuring Bruno Mars
* Deuces, Chris Brown, Tyga & Kevin McCall
* Love The Way You Lie, Eminem & Rihanna
* Empire State Of Mind, Jay-Z & Alicia Keys
* Wake Up! Everybody, John Legend, The Roots, Melanie Fiona & Common

Best Rap Song:
* Empire State Of Mind, Jay-Z & Alicia Keys
* Love The Way You Lie, Eminem & Rihanna
* Not Afraid, Eminem
* Nothin’ On You, B.o.B feat. Bruno Mars
* On To The Next One, Jay-Z & Swizz Beatz

Best Rap Album:
* The Adventures Of Bobby Ray, B.o.B
* Thank Me Later, Drake
* Recovery, Eminem
* The Blueprint 3, Jay-Z
* How I Got Over, The Roots

Best Country Collaboration With Vocals:
* Bad Angel, Dierks Bentley, Miranda Lambert & Jamey Johnson
* Pride (In The Name Of Love), Dierks Bentley, Del McCoury & The Punch Brothers
* As She’s Walking Away, Zac Brown Band & Alan Jackson
* Hillbilly Bone, Blake Shelton & Trace Adkins
* I Run To You, Marty Stuart & Connie Smith

Best Country Song:
* The Breath You Take, George Strait
* Free, Zac Brown Band
* The House That Built Me, Miranda Lambert
* I’d Love To Be Your Last, Gretchen Wilson
* If I Die Young, The Band Perry
* Need You Now, Lady Antebellum

Best Country Album:
* Up On The Ridge, Dierks Bentley
* You Get What You Give, Zac Brown Band
* The Guitar Song, Jamey Johnson
* Need You Now, Lady Antebellum
* Revolution, Miranda Lambert

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