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Grammy Awards 2011 – The Winners presents a selected list of the winners from the “53rd annual Grammy Awards”, which took place February 13, 2011 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, broadcasted live on CBS in the East and Central Times Zones, and on the three-hour west-coast delay in the Pacific Time Zone.

Record Of The Year
B.o.B feat. Bruno Mars – ‘Nothin’ On You’
Eminem feat. Rihanna – ‘Love The Way You Lie’
Cee Lo Green – ‘F**k You!’
Jay-Z and Alicia Keys – ‘Empire State Of Mind’
Lady Antebellum – ‘Need You Now’ – WINNER!

Song Of The Year

Eminem feat. Rihanna – ‘Love The Way You Lie’
Cee Lo Green – ‘F**k You!’
Lady Antebellum – ‘Need You Now’ – WINNER!
Miranda Lambert – ‘The House That Built Me’
Ray LaMontagne – ‘Beg Steal Or Borrow’

Album Of The Year

Arcade Fire – The Suburbs – WINNER!
Eminem – Recovery
Lady Antebellum – Need You Now
Lady GaGa – The Fame Monster
Katy Perry – Teenage Dream

Best New Artist

Justin Bieber
Florence & The Machine
Mumford & Sons
Esperanza Spalding – WINNER!

Best Pop Vocal Album
Justin Bieber – My World 2.0
Susan Boyle – I Dreamed A Dream
Lady GaGa – The Fame Monster – WINNER!
John Mayer – Battle Studies
Katy Perry – Teenage Dream

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

Best Female Pop Vocal Performance
Sara Bareilles – ‘King Of Anything’
Beyoncé – ‘Halo’ (Live)
Norah Jones – ‘Chasing Pirates’
Lady GaGa – ‘Bad Romance’ – WINNER!
Katy Perry – ‘Teenage Dream’

Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals
Glee cast – ‘Don’t Stop Believin’
Maroon 5 – ‘Misery’
Paramore – ‘The Only Exception’
Sade – ‘Babyfather’
Train – ‘Hey, Soul Sister (Live)’ – WINNER!

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

Best Electronic/Dance Album
BT – These Hopeful Machines
The Chemical Brothers – Further
Goldfrapp – Head First
Groove Armada – Black Light
La Roux – La Roux – WINNER!

Best Dance Recording
Goldfrapp – ‘Rocket’
La Roux – ‘In For The Kill’
Lady GaGa – ‘Dance In The Dark’
Rihanna – ‘Only Girl (In The World)’ – WINNER!
Robyn – ‘Dancing On My Own’

Best Rock Song
Neil Young – ‘Angry World’ – WINNER!
Mumford & Sons – ‘Little Lion Man’
The Black Keys – ‘Tighten Up’
Kings of Leon – ‘Radioactive’
Muse – ‘Resistance’

Best Rock Album
Jeff Beck – Emotion & Commotion
Muse – The Resistance – WINNER!
Pearl Jam – Backspacer
Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers – Mojo
Neil Young – Le Noise

Best Contemporary R&B Album

Chris Brown – Graffiti
R. Kelly – Untitled
Ryan Leslie – Transition
Janelle Monaé – The ArchAndroid
Usher – Raymond V Raymond – WINNER!

Best Rap Song
Jay-Z and Alicia Keys – ‘Empire State Of Mind’ – WINNER!
Eminem feat. Rihanna – ‘Love The Way You Lie’
Jay-Z and Swizz Beatz – ‘On To The Next One’
Eminem – ‘Not Afraid’
B.o.B feat. Bruno Mars – ‘Nothin’ On You’

Best Rap Album
B.o.B – The Adventures Of Bobby Rae
Drake – Thank Me Later
Eminem – Recovery – WINNER!
Jay-Z – The Blueprint 3
The Roots – How I Got Over

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

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

Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical
Rob Cavallo
Danger Mouse – WINNER!
Dr. Luke
The Smeezingtons

A Grammy Award (originally called Gramophone Award) — or Grammy — is an accolade by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States to recognize outstanding achievement in the music industry. The annual awards ceremony features performances by prominent artists, and some of the awards of more popular interest are presented in a widely viewed televised ceremony. It is the music equivalent to the Emmy Awards for television, the Tony Awards for stage, and the Academy Awards for film.

The awards were established in 1958. Prior to the first live Grammys telecast in 1971 on American Broadcasting Company (ABC), a series of taped annual specials in the 1960s called The Best on Record were broadcast on National Broadcasting Company (NBC). The first Grammy Award telecast took place on the night of November 29, 1959, as an episode of the NBC anthology series Sunday Showcase, which was normally devoted to plays, original TV dramas, and variety shows. Until 1971, awards ceremonies were held in both New York and Los Angeles, with winners accepting at one of the two. Pierre Cossette bought the rights to broadcast the ceremony from the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences and organized the first live telecast. CBS Broadcasting bought the rights in 1973 after moving the ceremony to Nashville, Tennessee; the American Music Awards were created for ABC (by Dick Clark) as a result.

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