2011 Grammy Award Winners

2011 Grammy Award Winners
Winners Announced: February 13, 2011
Held at: Staples Center, Los Angeles
Host: no official host
Eligibility Year: September 1, 2009, through September 30, 2010

2011 Grammy Winners
Album of the Year:
The Suburbs – Arcade Fire

Record of the Year:
Need You Now – Lady Antebellum

Rap Album:
Recovery, Eminem

New Artist:
Esperanza Spalding

Song of the Year:
Need You Now – Lady Antebellum

Pop Vocal Album:
The Fame Monster – Lady Gaga

Pop Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals:
Hey, Soul Sister (Live) – Train

Traditional Pop Vocal Album:
Crazy Love – Michael Bublé

Female Pop Vocal Performance:
Bad Romance – Lady Gaga

Male Pop Vocal Performance:
Just The Way You Are – Bruno Mars

Pop Collaboration With Vocals:
Imagine – Herbie Hancock, Pink, India.Arie, Seal, Konono No 1, Jeff Beck & Oumou Sangare, The Imagine Project

Pop Instrumental Performance:
Nessun Dorma – Jeff Beck, Emotion & Commotion

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

Female R&B Vocal Performance:
Back to Me – Fantasia

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

R&B Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals:
Soldier of Love – Sade

Traditional R&B Vocal Performance:
Wake Up! – John Legend & The Roots

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

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

Contemporary R&B Album:
Raymond V Raymond – Usher

Rap Song:
Empire State of Mind – Jay-Z & Alicia Keys

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

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

Rap Solo Performance:
Eminem – Not Afraid

Urban/Alternative Performance:
F*** You – Cee Lo Green

Rock Album:
The Resistance – Muse

Solo Rock Vocal Performance:
Helter Skelter – Paul McCartney

Rock Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals:
Tighten Up – The Black Keys

Rock Song:
Angry World – Neil Young

Hard Rock Performance:
Them Crooked Vultures – New Fang

Metal Performance:
El Dorado – Iron Maiden

Rock Instrumental Performance:
Hammerhead – Jeff Beck

Country Album:
Need You Now – Lady Antebellum

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

Male Country Vocal Performance:
-Til Summer Comes Around – Keith Urban

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

Country Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals:
Need You Now – Lady Antebellum

Country Instrumental Performance:
Hummingbyrd – Marty Stuart

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

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

Jazz Vocal Album:
Eleanora Fagan (1915-1959): To Billie With Love From Dee Dee, – Dee Dee Bridgewater

Latin Pop Album:
Paraiso Express – Alejandro Sanz

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

Tropical Latin Album:
Viva La Tradición – Spanish Harlem Orchestra

Tejano Album:
Recuerdos – Little Joe & La Familia

Norteño Album:
Classic – Intocable

Banda Album:
Enamórate De Mí – El Güero Y Su Banda Centenario

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

Jazz Vocal Album:
Eleanora Fagan (1915-1959): To Billie With Love From Dee Dee – Dee Dee Bridgewater

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

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

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

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

Gospel Performance:
Grace – BeBe & CeCe Winans, Still

Gospel Song:
It’s What I Do – Jerry Peters & Kirk Whalum, songwriters (Kirk Whalum & Lalah Hathaway), The Gospel According to Jazz Chapter III

Rock or Rap Gospel Album:
Hello Hurricane – Switchfoot

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

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

Traditional Gospel Album:
Downtown Church – Patty Griffin

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

Dance Recording:
Only Girl (in the World) – Rihanna

Electronic/Dance Album:
La Roux – La Roux

Alternative Music Album:
Brothers, The Black Keys

Americana Album:
You Are Not Alone, Mavis Staples

Bluegrass Album:
Mountain Soul II – Patty Loveless

Traditional Blues Album:
Joined At The Hip – Pinetop Perkins & Willie ‘Big Eyes’ Smith

Contemporary Blues Album:
Living Proof – Buddy Guy

Traditional Folk Album:
Genuine Negro Jig – Carolina Chocolate Drops

Contemporary Folk Album:
God Willin’ & The Creek Don’t Rise – Ray LaMontagne and the Pariah Dogs

Hawaiian Music Album:
Huana Ke Aloha – Tia Carrere

Native American Music Album:
2010 Gathering Of Nations Pow Wow: A Spirit’s Dance – Various Artists

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

Reggae Album:
Before The Dawn – Buju Banton

Traditional World Music Album:
Ali And Toumani – Ali Farka Touré & Toumani Diabaté

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

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

Short Form Music Video:
Bad Romance – Lady Gaga

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

Spoken Word Album (Includes Poetry, Audio Books and Storytelling):
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Presents Earth (The Audiobook)

Musical Show Album:
American Idiot (Featuring Green Day)

Compilation Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media:
Crazy Heart (Various Artists)

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

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

Instrumental Composition:
The Path Among the Trees – Billy Childs, composer (Billy Childs Ensemble), Autumn: In Moving Pictures Jazz – Chamber Music Vol. 2

Instrumental Arrangement:
Carlos – Vince Mendoza, arranger (John Scofield, Vince Mendoza & Metropole Orkest), 54

Engineered Album, Classical:
Daugherty: Metropolis Symphony; Deus Ex Machina – Giancarlo Guerrero &Nashville Symphony Orchestra

Producer of the Year, Classical:
David Frost

Classical Album:
Verdi: Requiem – Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Chicago Symphony Chorus

Orchestral Performance:
Daugherty: Metropolis Symphony; Deus Ex Machina – Nashville Symphony

Opera Recording:
Saariaho: L’Amour De Loin – Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin

Choral Performance:
Verdi: Requiem – Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Chicago Symphony Chorus

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

Instrumental Soloist Performance (Without Orchestra):
Paul Jacobs – Messiaen: Livre Du Saint-Sacrement

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

Small Ensemble Performance:
Dinastia Borja – Jordi Savall, conductor; Hespèrion XXI & La Capella Reial De Catalunya

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

Classical Contemporary Composition:
Michael Daugherty: Deus Ex Machina – Michael Daugherty (Giancarlo Guerrero) – Daugherty: Metropolis Symphony

Classical Crossover Album:
Christopher Tin: Calling All Dawns

Surround Sound Album:
Britten’s Orchestra – Michael Stern & Kansas City Symphony

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

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

Comedy Album:
Lewis Black, Stark Raving Black

Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s):
Baba Yetu – Christopher Tin, Soweto Gospel Choir & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Calling All Dawns

Recording Package:
Brothers – The Black Keys

Boxed or Special Limited-Edition Package:
Under Great White Northern Lights (Limited Edition Box Set) – The White Stripes

Album Notes:
Keep An Eye On The Sky – Big Star

Historical Album:
The Beatles (The Original Studio Recordings) – The Beatles

Engineered Album, Nonclassical:
Battle Studies – John Mayer

Producer of the Year, Nonclassical:
Danger Mouse

Remixed Recording, Nonclassical:
Revolver (David Guetta’s One Love Club Remix) – Madonna

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