52nd Grammy Award winners


The list of the winners of the 52nd Grammy Awards.

Album Of The Year
“Fearless” – Taylor Swift

Record Of The Year
“Use Somebody” – Kings Of Leon

Song Of The Year
“Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)” – Thaddis Harrell, Beyoncé Knowles, Terius Nash & Christopher Stewart, songwriters (Beyoncé)

Best New Artist
Zac Brown Band
Best Female Pop Vocal Performance
“Halo” – Beyonce

Best Male Pop Vocal Performance
“Make It Mine” – Jason Mraz

Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals
“I Gotta Feeling” – The Black Eyed Peas

Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals
“Lucky” – Jason Mraz & Colbie Caillat

Best Pop Instrumental Performance
“Throw Down Your Heart” – Bela Fleck

Best Pop Instrumental Album
“Potato Hole” – Booker T. Jones

Best Pop Vocal Album
“The E.N.D.” – The Black Eyed Peas

Best Dance Recording
“Poker Face” – Lady Gag

Best Electronic/Dance Album
“The Fame” – Lady Gaga

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
“Michael Buble Meets Madison Square Garden” – Michael Buble

Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance
“Working On A Dream” – Bruce Springsteen

Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals
“Use Somebody” – Kings Of Leon

Best Hard Rock Performance”War Machine” – AC/DC
Track from: “Black Ice”

Best Metal Performance
“Dissident Aggressor” – Judas Priest

Best Rock Instrumental Performance
“A Day In The Life” – Jeff Beck

Best Rock Song
“Use Somebody” – Caleb Followill, Jared Followill, Matthew Followill & Nathan Followill, songwriters (Kings Of Leon)

Best Rock Album
’21st Century Breakdown” – Green Day

Best Alternative Music Album
“Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix” – Phoenix

Best Rap Solo Performance
“D.O.A. (Death Of Auto-Tune)” – Jay-Z

Best Rap Performance By A Duo Or Group
“Crack A Bottle” – Eminem, Dr. Dre & 50 Cent

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
“Run This Town” – Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West

Best Rap Song
“Run This Town” – Jeff Bhasker, Shawn Carter, Robyn Fenty, Kanye West & Ernest Wilson

Best Rap Album
“Relapse” – Eminem

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance
“Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)” – Beyonce

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance
“Pretty Wings” – Maxwell

Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals
“Blame It” – Jamie Foxx & T-Pain

Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance
“At Last” – Beyoncé

Best Urban/Alternative Performance
“Pearls” – India.Arie & Dobet Gnahore

Best R&B Song
“Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)” – Thaddis Harrell, Beyoncé Knowles, Terius Nash & Christopher Stewart

Best R&B Album
“Blacksummers’ Night” – Maxwell
Best Contemporary R&B Album
“I Am… Sasha Fierce” – Beyonce
Best Female Country Vocal Performance
“White Horse” – Taylor Swift
Best Male Country Vocal Performance
“Sweet Thing” – Keith Urban
Best Country Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals
“I Run To You” – Lady Antebellum
Best Country Collaboration With Vocals
“I Told You So” – Carrie Underwood & Randy Travis
Best Country Instrumental Performance
“Producer’s Medley” – Steve Wariner
Best Country Song
“White Horse” – Liz Rose & Taylor Swift, songwriters (Taylor Swift)
Best Country Album
“Fearless” – Taylor Swift
Best New Age Album
“Prayer For Compassion” – David Darling
Best Spoken Word Album (Includes Poetry, Audio Books & Story Telling)
“Always Looking Up” – Michael J. Fox
Best Jazz Vocal Album
“Dedicated To You: Kurt Elling Sings The Music Of Coltrane And Hartman” Best Contemporary Jazz Album
“75” – Joe Zawinul & The Zawinul Syndicate
Best Improvised Jazz Solo
“Dancin’ 4 Chicken” – Terence Blanchard, soloist
Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
“Book One” – New Orleans Jazz Orchestra

Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual Or Group
“Five Peace Band – Live” – Chick Corea & John McLaughlin Five Peace Band
Best Latin Jazz Album
“Juntos Para Siempre” – Bebo Valdés And Chucho Valdés
Best Gospel Performance
“Wait On The Lord” – Donnie McClurkin Featuring Karen Clark Sheard
Best Rock Or Rap Gospel Album
“Live Revelations” – Third Day
Best Gospel Song
“God In Me” – Erica Campbell, Tina Campbell & Warryn Campbell, songwriters (Mary Mary Featuring Kierra “KiKi” Sheard)
Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album
“The Power Of One” – Israel Houghton

Best Contemporary R&B Gospel Album
“Audience Of One” – Heather Headley
Best Southern/Country/Bluegrass Gospel Album
“Jason Crabb” – Jason Crabb
Best Traditional Gospel Album
“Oh Happy Day” – (Various Artists)
Best Latin Rock, Alternative Or Urban Album
“Los De Atras Vienen Conmigo” – Calle 13
Best Latin Pop Album
“Sin Frenos” – La Quinta Estación
Best Tejano Album
“Borders Y Bailes” – Los Texmaniacs
Best Banda Album
“Tu Esclavo Y Amo” – Lupillo Rivera
Best Americana Album
“Electric Dirt” – Levon Helm
Best Bluegrass Album
“The Crow / New Songs For The Five-String Banjo” – Steve Martin
Best Traditional Folk Album
“High Wide & Handsome: The Charlie Poole Project” – Loudon Wainwright III
Best Contemporary Folk Album
“Townes” – Steve Earle
Best Native American Music Album
“Spirit Wind North” – Bill Miller
Best Traditional World Music Album
“Douga Mansa” – Mamadou Diabate
Best Contemporary World Music Album
“Throw Down Your Heart: Tales From The Acoustic Planet, Vol. 3 – Africa Sessions” – Béla Fleck
Best Zydeco Or Cajun Music Album
“Lay Your Burden Down” – Buckwheat Zydeco
Best Reggae Album”Mind Control – Acoustic” – Stephen Marley
Best Hawaiian Music Album
“Masters Of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar, Volume 2” – (Various Artists)
Best Norteno Album
“Tu Noche Con…Los Tigres Del Norte” – Los Tigres Del Norte
Best Regional Mexican Album
“Necesito De Ti” – Vicente Fernández
Best Tropical Latin Album
“Ciclos” – Luis Enrique
Best Musical Album For Children
“Family Time” – Ziggy Marley
Best Comedy Album:
“A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift Of All!” – Stephen Colbert
Best Spoken Word Album For Children
“Aaaaah! Spooky, Scary Stories & Songs” – Buck Howdy
Best Musical Show Album
“West Side Story” – David Caddick & David Lai, producers (Leonard Bernstein, composer; Stephen Sondheim, lyricist) (New Broadway Cast with Matt Cavenaugh, Josefina Scaglione & Others)
Best Instrumental Composition
“Married Life” (From “Up”)
Michael Giacchino, composer (Michael Giacchino)
Best Instrumental Arrangement
“West Side Story Medley” – Bill Cunliffe, arranger (Resonance Big Band)
Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s)
“Quiet Nights” – Claus Ogerman, arranger (Diana Krall)
Best Recording Package
“Everything That Happens Will Happen Today” – Stefan Sagmeister, art director (David Byrne & Brian Eno)
Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package
“Neil Young Archives Vol. I” (1963-1972)
Gary Burden, Jenice Heo & Neil Young, art directors (Neil Young)
Best Album Notes
“The Complete Louis Armstrong Decca Sessions” (1935-1946)
Best Song Written For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media
“Jai Ho” (From “Slumdog Millionaire”)
Gulzar, A.R. Rahman & Tanvi Shah, songwriters (A.R. Rahman, Sukhvinder Singh, Tanvi Shah, Mahalaxmi Iyer & Vijay Prakash)
Track from: “Slumdog Millionaire” – Music From The Motion Picture
Best Score Soundtrack Album For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media
“Up” – Michael Giacchino, composer
Best Compilation Soundtrack Album For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media
“Slumdog Millionaire” – (Various Artists)
Best Historical Album
“The Complete Chess Masters (1950-1967)” – Andy McKaie, compilation producer; Erick Labson, mastering engineer (Little Walter)
Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical
“Ellipse” – Imogen Heap, engineer (Imogen Heap)
Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical
Brendan O’Brien
* “Black Ice” (AC/DC) (A)
* “Crack The Skye” (Mastodon) (A)
* “The Fixer” (Pearl Jam) (S)
* “Killswitch Engage” (Killswitch Engage) (A)
* “Working On A Dream” (Bruce Springsteen) (A)
Best Engineered Album, Classical
“Mahler: Symphony No. 8; Adagio From Symphony No. 10” – Peter Laenger, engineer (Michael Tilson Thomas & San Francisco Symphony)
Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical
“When Love Takes Over (Electro Extended Remix)” – David Guetta, remixer (David Guetta Featuring Kelly Rowland)
Best Surround Sound Album
“Transmigration” – Michael Bishop, surround mix engineer; Michael Bishop, surround mastering engineer; Elaine Martone, surround producer (Robert Spano, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Choruses)
Producer Of The Year, Classical
Steven Epstein
* Adams: Doctor Atomic Symphony (David Robertson & Saint Louis
* Symphony Orchestra)
* Bernstein: Mass (Marin Alsop, Jubilant Sykes, Asher Edward Wulfman, Morgan State University Choir,
* Peabody Children’s Chorus & Baltimore Symphony Orchestra)
* Corigliano: A Dylan Thomas Trilogy (Leonard Slatkin, George Mabry,
* Sir Thomas Allen, Nashville Symphony Chorus & Nashville Symphony Orchestra)
* Fauré: Piano Quintets (Fine Arts Quartet & Cristina Oritz)
* Yo-Yo Ma & Friends: Songs Of Joy And Peace (Yo-Yo Ma & Various Artists)
Best Classical Album
“Mahler: Symphony No. 8; Adagio From Symphony No. 10” –
Best Orchestral Performance
“Ravel: Daphnis Et Chloe” – James Levine, conductor (Boston Symphony Orchestra; Tanglewood Festival Chorus)
Best Opera Recording
“Britten: Billy Budd” – Daniel Harding, conductor; Ian Bostridge, Neal Davies, Nathan Gunn, Jonathan Lemalu, Matthew Rose & Gidon Saks; John Fraser, producer (London Symphony Orchestra; Gentlemen Of The London Symphony Chorus)
Best Choral Performance
“Mahler: Symphony No. 8; Adagio From Symphony No. 10” – Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor; Ragnar Bohlin, Kevin Fox & Susan McMane, choir directors
(Laura Claycomb, Anthony Dean Griffey, Elza van den Heever, Katarina Karnéus, Quinn Kelsey, James Morris, Yvonne Naef & Erin Wall; San Francisco Symphony; Pacific Boychoir, San Francisco Symphony Chorus & San Francisco Girls Chorus)
Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (With Orchestra)
“Prokofiev: Piano Concertos Nos. 2 & 3” – Vladimir Ashkenazy, conductor; Evgeny Kissin (Philharmonia Orchestra)
Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (Without Orchestra)
“Journey To The New World” – Sharon Isbin (Joan Baez & Mark O’Connor)
Best Chamber Music Performance
“Intimate Letters” – Emerson String Quartet
Best Small Ensemble Performance
“Lang, David: The Little Match Girl Passion” – Paul Hillier, conductor; Ars Nova Copenhagen & Theatre Of Voices
Best Classical Vocal Performance
“Verismo Arias” – Renée Fleming (Marco Armiliato; Jonas Kaufmann; Orchestra Sinfonica Di Milano Giuseppi Verdi; Coro Sinfonica Di Milano Giuseppi Verdi)
Best Classical Contemporary Composition
“Higdon, Jennifer: Percussion Concerto” – Jennifer Higdon (Marin Alsop)
Track from: “Alsop Conducts MacMillan, Ad”
Best Classical Crossover Album
“Yo-Yo Ma & Friends: Songs Of Joy And Peace” – Yo-Yo Ma
(Odair Assad, Sergio Assad, Chris Botti, Dave Brubeck, Matt Brubeck, John Clayton, Paquito d’Rivera, Renée Fleming, Diana Krall, Alison Krauss, Natalie McMaster, Edgar Meyer, Cristina Pato, Joshua Redman, Jake Shimabukuro, Silk Road Ensemble, James Taylor, Chris Thile, Wu Tong, Alon Yavnai & Amelia Zirin-Brown)