Monday, February 13, 2012

2012 54th Annual Grammy Awards

A partial list of 2012 Grammy winners:

Album of the year:
Record of the year:
“21,” Adele “Rolling in the Deep,” “Own the Night,” Lady
Best new artist:
Bon Iver
Song of the year:
Adele Adkins and Paul Epworth (Adele)
“Rolling in the Deep,”
R&B album:
F.A.M.E., Chris Brown
Rap performance:
“Otis,” Jay-Z and Kanye
Pop solo performance:
You,” Adele
“Someone Like
Pop vocal album:
“21,” Adele
Traditional pop vocal album:
Tony Bennett and various artists
“Duets II,”
Pop duo/group performance:
Soul,” Tony Bennett and Amy Winehouse
“Body and
Short form music video
Deep,” Adele
: “Rolling in the
Long form music video:
Back and Forth,” Foo Fighters
“Foo Fighters:
Compilation soundtrack for visual
Boardwalk Empire: Volume 1
Score soundtrack for visual media:
King’s Speech”
Rap/sung collaboration:
Lights,” Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi and
“All of the
Rap song:
Malik Jones, Warren Trotter and Kanye West
“All of the Lights,” Jeff Bhasker,
Rap album:
Fantasy,” Kanye West
“My Beautiful Dark Twisted
R&B performance:
Bailey Rae
“Is This Love,” Corinne
Traditional R&B performance:
You,” Cee Lo Green and Melanie Fiona
“Fool for
R&B song:
and Jack Splash
“Fool for You,” Cee Lo Green
Pop instrumental album:
Memphis,” Booker T. Jones
“The Road From
Country solo performance:
Taylor Swift
Country duo/group performance:
“Barton Hollow,” The Civil Wars
Country song:
“Mean,” Taylor Swift
Folk album:
“Barton Hollow,” The Civil
Hard rock/metal performance:
Limo,” Foo Fighters
Rock song:
“Walk,” Foo Fighters
Rock album:
“Wasting Light,” Foo Fighters
Alternative music album:
“Bon Iver,” Bon
Song written for visual media:
Light” (from “Tangled”)
“I See the
Recording package:
“Scenes From the
Boxed or special limited edition
the Edge of Town Story”
“The Promise: The Darkness on
Album notes:
Ballads & Beyond as recorded by the San
Francisco Bay”
“Hear Me Howling! Blues,
Historical album:
McCartney Archive Collection — Deluxe
Band on the Run (Paul
Engineered album, non-classical:
Best remixed recording, non-classical:
“Cinema (Skrillex Remix)”
Surround sound album:
Assorted Love Songs”
“Layla and Other
Instrumental composition:
“Life in
Instrumental arrangement:
“Rhapsody in
Instrumental arrangement
accompanying vocalist(s):
Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me)”
“Who Can I
Gospel/contemporary Christian music
“Jesus,” Le’andria Johnson
Gospel song:
“Hello Fear,” Kirk Franklin
Contemporary Christian music song:
“Blessings,” Laura Story
Gospel album:
“Hello Fear,” Kirk Franklin
Contemporary Christian music album:
And If Our God Is for Us . . . ” Chris Tomlin
Latin pop, rock, or urban album:
Y Luz,” Mana
Regional Mexican or Tejano album:
“Bicentenario,” Pepe Aguilar
Banda or norteƱo album:
Norte and Friends,” Los Tigres Del Norte
“Los Tigres Del
Tropical Latin album:
“The Last Mambo,”
Engineered album, classical:
Elmer Gantry”
Producer of the year, classical:
Orchestral performance:
Symphony No. 4,” Gustavo Dudamel,
Conductor (Los Angeles Philharmonic)
Opera recording:
Adams, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and
“Doctor Atomic,” John
Choral performance:
Eric Whitacre, conductor
“Light and Gold,”
Small ensemble performance:
Motel, Music From Slide,” Rinde Eckert and
Steven Mackey, Eighth Blackbird
Classical instrumental solo:
“Schwantner: Concerto for Percussion and
Orchestra,” Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor;
Christopher Lamb (Nashville Symphony)
Classical vocal solo
: “Diva Divo,” Joyce
Contemporary classical composition:
“Elmer Gantry,” Robert Aldridge and
Herschel Garfein
New Age album:
“What’s It All About,” Pat
Reggae album:
of Life,” Stephen Marley
“Revelation Pt. 1: The Root
Spoken word album (includes poetry,
audio books and storytelling):
Me (And of Course You Won’t),” Betty White
“If You Ask
Musical theater album:
“The Book of
Dance recording:
Nice Sprites,” Skrillex
“Scary Monsters and
Dance/electronica album:
Monsters and Nice Sprites,” Skrillex
Children’s album:
and Small,” various artists
All About Bullies . . . Big
Comedy album:
“Hilarious,” Louis C.K.
Improvised jazz solo:
Chick Corea
“500 Miles High,”
Jazz vocal album:
Terri Lyne Carrington and various artists
“The Mosaic Project,”
Large jazz ensemble album:
Feeling,” Christian McBride Big Band
“The Good
Jazz instrumental album:
Clarke and White”
“Forever: Corea,
Americana album:
Ryman,” Levon Helm
“Ramble At the
Bluegrass album:
Krauss and Union Station
Paper Airplane, Alison
Blues album: “
Revelator,” Tedeschi Trucks
Regional roots music album:
New Orleans,” Rebirth Brass Band
“Rebirth ofWorld music album: “Tassili,” Tinariwen

Country album: