2009 Grammy Award Winners

2009 Grammy Award Winners
Winners Announced: February 8, 2009
Held at: Staples Center, Los Angeles
Eligibility Year: October 1, 2007 – September 30, 2008

2009 Grammy Winners
Album of the Year:
Raising Sand – Robert Plant and Alison Krauss

Rap Album:
Tha Carter III – Lil Wayne

Male Pop Vocal Performance:
Say – John Mayer

Record of the Year:
Please Read the Letter – Robert Plant and Alison Krauss

New Artist:

Rock Album:
Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends – Coldplay

Pop Collaboration With Vocals:
Rich Woman – Robert Plant and Alison Krauss

Song of the Year:
Viva La Vida – Coldplay

Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals:
Stay – Sugarland

R&B Album:
Jennifer Hudson – Jennifer Hudson

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical:
Rick Rubin

Producer of the Year, Classical:
David Frost

Female Pop Vocal Performance:
Chasing Pavements – Adele

Pop Vocal Album:
Rockferry – Duffy

Pop Instrumental Performance:
I Dreamed There Was No War – Eagles

Pop Instrumental Album:
Jingle All the Way – Béla Fleck & The Flecktones

Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals:
Viva La Vida – Coldplay

Alternative Music Album:
In Rainbows – Radiohead

Solo Rock Vocal Performance:
Gravity – John Mayer

Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals:
Sex on Fire – Kings of Leon

Hard Rock Performance:
Wax Simulacra – The Mars Volta

Metal Performance:
My Apocalypse – Metallica

Rock Instrumental Performance:
Peaches En Regalia – Zappa Plays Zappa

Rock Song: Girls in Their Summer Clothes – Bruce Springsteen

Rap Solo Performance:
A Milli – Lil Wayne

Rap Performance by a Duo or Group:
Swagga Like Us – Jay-Z and T.I. featuring Kanye West and Lil Wayne

Rap/Sung Collaboration:
American Boy – Estelle featuring Kanye West

Rap Song:
Lollipop – Dwayne Carter, Darius Harrison, James Scheffer, Stephen Garrett and Rex Zamor

Country Song:
Stay – Sugarland

Female Country Vocal Performance:
Last Name – Carrie Underwood

Male Country Vocal Performance:
Letter to Me – Brad Paisley

Country Collaboration with Vocals:
Killing the Blues – Robert Plant and Alison Krauss

Country Instrumental Performance:
Cluster Pluck – Brad Paisley, James Burton, Vince Gill, John Jorgenson, Albert Lee, Brent Mason, Redd Volkaert and Steve Wariner

R&B Song:
Miss Independent – Mikkel S. Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen and Shaffer Smith

Contemporary R&B Album:
Growing Pains – Mary J. Blige

Female R&B Vocal Solo:
Superwoman – Alicia Keys

Male R&B Vocal Solo:
Miss Independent – Ne-Yo

R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals:
Stay With Me (By the Sea) – Al Green featuring John Legend

Traditional R&B Vocal Performance:
You’ve Got the Love I Need – Al Green featuring Anthony Hamilton

Urban/Alternative Performance:
Be OK – Chrisette Michele featuring will.i.am

Dance Recording:
Harder Better Faster Stronger – Daft Punk

Electronic Dance Album:
Alive 2007 – Daft Punk

Bluegrass Album:
Honoring the Fathers of Bluegrass: Tribute to 1946 and 1947 – Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder

Traditional Blues Album:
One Kind Favor – B.B. King

Contemporary Blues Album:
City That Care Forgot – Dr. John and The Lower 911

New Age Album:
Peace Time – Jack DeJohnette

Contemporary Jazz Album:
Randy in Brasil – Randy Brecker

Jazz Vocal Album: Loverly – Cassandra Wilson

Jazz Instrumental Solo:
BE-BOP – Terence Blanchard

Jazz Instrumental Album Individual or Group:
The New Crystal Silence – Chick Corea and Gary Burton

Large Jazz Ensemble Album:
Monday Night Live at the Village Vanguard – The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra

Latin Jazz Album:
Song for Chico – Arturo O’Farrill and The Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra

Latin Pop Album:
La Vida … Es Un Ratico – Juanes

Latin Rock or Alternative Album:
45 – Jaguares

Latin Urban Album:
Los Extraterrestres – Wisin y Yandel

Tropical Latin Album:
Senor Bachata – Jose Feliciano

Regional Mexican Album:
Amor, Dolor y Légrimas: Musica Ranchera – Los Camperos Canciones De Amor – Mariachi Divas

Tejano Album:
Viva La Revolucion – Ruben Ramos and The Mexican Revolution

Norteño Album:
Raíces – Los Tigres Del Norte

Banda Album:
No Es De Madera – Joan Sebástian

Traditional Folk Album:
At 89 – Pete Seeger

Contemporary Folk/Americana Album: Raising Sand – Robert Plant and Alison Krauss (Rounder)

Native American Music Album:
Come to Me Great Mystery: Native American Healing Songs – Various Artists

Hawaiian Music Album:
Ikena – Tia Carrere and Daniel Ho

Zydeco or Cajun Music Album:
Live at the 2008 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival – BeauSoleil and Michael Doucet

Engineering Album, Classical:
Traditions and Transformations: Sounds of Silk Road Chicago – David Frost, Tom Lazarus and Christopher Willis

Reggae Album:
Jah Is Real – Burning Spear

Traditional World Music Album: Ilembe:
Honoring Shaka Zulu – Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Contemporary World Music Album:
Global Drum Project – Mickey Hart, Zakir Hussain, Sikiru Adepoju and Giovanni Hidalgo

Compilation Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media:
Juno – Various Artists

Score Soundtrack Album for Motion Television or Other Visual Media:
The Dark Knight

Polka Album:
Let the Whole World Sing – Jimmy Sturr and His Orchestra

Gospel Performance:
Get Up – Mary Mary

Gospel Song:
Help Me Believe – Kirk Franklin

Rock or Rap Gospel Album:
Alive and Transported – TobyMac

Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album:
Thy Kingdom Come – CeCe Winans

Southern, Country, Bluegrass Gospel Album:
Lovin’ Life – Gaither Vocal Band

Traditional Gospel Album: Down in New Orleans – The Blind Boys of Alabama

Contemporary R&B Gospel Album:
The Fight of My Life – Kirk Franklin

Classical Album: Weill:
Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny – James Conlon, conductor

Song Written for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media:
Down to Earth from WALL-E – Peter Gabriel and Thomas Newman

Musical Show Album:
In the Heights – Kurt Deutsch, Alex Lacamoire, Andres Levin, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Joel Moss and Bill Sherman, producers; Lin-Manuel Miranda, composer/lyricist

Spoken Word Album (Includes Poetry, Audio Books & Story Telling):
An Inconvenient Truth (Al Gore) – Beau Bridges, Cynthia Nixon and Blair Underwood

Musical Album for Children:
Here Come the 123s – They Might Be Giants

Spoken Word Album Children:
Yes to Running! Bill Harley Live – Bill Harley

Comedy Album:
It’s Bad for Ya – George Carlin

Instrumental Composition: The Adventures of Mutt – Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull – John Williams

Instrumental Arrangement:
Define Dancing from WALL-E, Peter Gabriel and Thomas Newman

Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s):
Here’s That Rainy Day – Nan Schwartz

Engineered Album, Non-Classical:
Consolers of the Lonely – Joe Chiccarelli, Vance Powell and Jack White III, engineers

Remixed Recording: Electric Feel (Justice Remix) – Justice

Surround Sound Album:
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition; Night on Bald Mountain; Prelude to Khovanshchina – Michael Bishop

Opera Recording:
Weill: Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny – James Conlon, conductor

Orchestral Performance: Shostakovich:
Symphony No. 4 – Bernard Haitink, conductor Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (With Orchestra):
Schoenberg/Sibelius: Violin Concertos – Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor; Hilary Hahn

Instrumental Soloist Performance (Without Orchestra):
Piano Music of Salonen, Stucky, and Lutoslawski – Gloria Cheng

Chamber Music Performance:
Carter, Elliott: String Quartets Nos. 1 and 5 – Pacifica Quartet

Small Ensemble Performance: Spotless Rose: Hymns to the Virgin Mary – Charles Bruffy, conductor; Phoenix Chorale

Classical Vocal Performance:
Corigliano: Mr. Tambourine Man: Seven Poems of Bob Dylan – Hila Plitmann

Classical Contemporary Composition:
Mr. Tambourine Man: Seven Poems of Bob Dylan – John Corigliano

Classical Crossover Album:
Simple Gifts – The King’s Singers

Short Form Music Video:
Pork and Beans – Weezer, Mathew Cullen

Long Form Music Video:
Runnin’ Down a Dream – Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

Recording Package:
Death Magnetic – Bruce Duckworth, Sarah Moffat and David Turner

Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package:
In Rainbows – Stanley Donwood, Mel Maxwell and Christiaan Munro

Album Notes: Kind of Blue:
50th Anniversary Collector’s Edition – Francis Davis

Historical Album:
Art of Field Recording Volume I: Fifty Years of Traditional American Music Documented by Art Rosenbaum – Steven Lance Ledbetter and Art Rosenbaum, compilation producers