Grammy Awards 2012: Complete Winners And Nominees List

Grammy Winners Split - H 2012
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Grammy Winners Split - H 2012

A complete rundown of the winners and nominees in all categories from the Feb. 12 show.

In the wake of Whitney Houston's tragic death, one day before the music industry's most important night, the stars descended on L.A.'s Staples Center for the 54th annual Grammy Awards. 

Kanye West led the nominations with seven mentions including song of the year and best rap-sung collaboration. 

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Vying for the top award, album of the year, will be Adele (21), Foo Fighters (Wasting Light)Lady Gaga (Born This Way), Bruno Mars (Doo-Wops & Hooligans) and Rihanna (Loud).

Adele and Mars also will compete for record of the year honors with "Rolling in the Deep" and "Grenade," respectively. Also nominated in that category were Bon Iver ("Holocene"), Mumford & Sons ("The Cave") and Katy Perry ("Firework").

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Here's the list of this year's key winners. 
Album Of The Year:
*WINNER 21— Adele
Wasting Light— Foo Fighters
Born This Way— Lady Gaga
Doo-Wops & Hooligans — Bruno Mars
Loud — Rihanna

Record Of The Year:
*WINNER "Rolling In The Deep" — Adele
"Holocene" — Bon Iver
"Grenade" — Bruno Mars
"The Cave" — Mumford & Sons
"Firework" — Katy Perry

Best New Artist:
The Band Perry
*WINNER Bon Iver
J. Cole
Nicki Minaj

Best Country Album
My Kinda Party -- Jason Aldean
Chief -- Eric Church
*WINNER Own The Night -- Lady Antebellum
Red River Blue -- Blake Shelton
Here For A Good Time -- George Strait
Speak Now -- Taylor Swift

Song Of The Year:
"All Of The Lights" — Jeff Bhasker, Malik Jones, Warren Trotter & Kanye West, songwriters (Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi & Fergie)
"The Cave" — Ted Dwane, Ben Lovett, Marcus Mumford & Country Winston, songwriters (Mumford & Sons)
"Grenade" — Brody Brown, Claude Kelly, Philip Lawrence, Ari Levine, Bruno Mars & Andrew Wyatt, songwriters (Bruno Mars)
"Holocene" — Justin Vernon, songwriter (Bon Iver)
*WINNER "Rolling In The Deep" — Adele Adkins & Paul Epworth, songwriters (Adele)

Best R&B Album:
*WINNER F.A.M.E.— Chris Brown
Second Chance — El DeBarge
Love Letter — R. Kelly
Pieces Of Me— Ledisi
Kelly— Kelly Price

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Best Rock Performance:
"Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall" — Coldplay
"Down By The Water" — The Decemberists
*WINNER "Walk" — Foo Fighters 
"The Cave" — Mumford & Sons
"Lotus Flower" — Radiohead

Best Rap Performance:
"Look At Me Now" — Chris Brown, Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes
*WINNER "Otis" — Jay-Z & Kanye West 
"The Show Goes On" — Lupe Fiasco
"Moment 4 Life" — Nicki Minaj & Drake
"Black And Yellow" — Wiz Khalifa

Best Pop Solo Performance
*WINNER "Someone Like You" — Adele  
"Yoü And I" — Lady Gaga 
"Grenade" — Bruno Mars 
"Firework" — Katy Perry
"F***in' Perfect" — Pink 

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Best Pop Duo/Group Performance:
*WINNER "Body And Soul" — Tony Bennett & Amy Winehouse
"Dearest" — The Black Keys
"Paradise" — Coldplay 
"Pumped Up Kicks" — Foster The People 
"Moves Like Jagger" — Maroon 5 & Christina Aguilera 

Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance:
"On The Backs Of Angels" — Dream Theater
*WINNER "White Limo" — Foo Fighters
"Curl Of The Burl"— Mastodon
"Public Enemy No. 1" — Megadeth
"Blood In My Eyes"— Sum 41

Best Rock Album:
Rock 'N' Roll Party Honoring Les Paul— Jeff Beck
*WINNER Wasting Light— Foo Fighters
Come Around Sundown— Kings Of Leon
I'm With You— Red Hot Chili Peppers
The Whole Love— Wilco

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Best Alternative Music Album
*WINNER Bon Iver— Bon Iver
Codes And Keys— Death Cab For Cutie
Torches— Foster The People
Circuital — My Morning Jacket
The King Of Limbs— Radiohead

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration:
"Party" — Beyoncé & André 3000 
"I'm On One" — DJ Khaled, Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne
"I Need A Doctor" — Dr. Dre, Eminem & Skylar Grey
"What's My Name?" — Rihanna & Drake
"Motivation" — Kelly Rowland & Lil Wayne
*WINNER: "All Of The Lights" — Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi & Fergie

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Best Country Solo Performance:
"Dirt Road Anthem" — Jason Aldean
"I'm Gonna Love You Through It" — Martina McBride            
"Honey Bee" — Blake Shelton
*WINNER "Mean" — Taylor Swift
"Mama's Song" — Carrie Underwood

Best Country Song:
"Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not" — Jim Collins & David Lee Murphy, songwriters (Thompson Square)
"God Gave Me You" — Dave Barnes, songwriter (Blake Shelton)
"Just Fishin'" — Casey Beathard, Monty Criswell & Ed Hill, songwriters (Trace Adkins)
*WINNER "Mean" — Taylor Swift, songwriter (Taylor Swift)
"Threaten Me With Heaven" — Vince Gill, Amy Grant, Will Owsley & Dillon O'Brian, songwriters (Vince Gill)
"You And Tequila" — Matraca Berg & Deana Carter, songwriters (Kenny Chesney Featuring Grace Potter)

Best Americana Album:
Emotional Jukebox— Linda Chorney
Pull Up Some Dust And Sit Down— Ry Cooder
Hard Bargain— Emmylou Harris
*WINNER Ramble At The Ryman— Levon Helm
Blessed— Lucinda Williams

Best Blues Album:
Low Country Blues — Gregg Allman
Roadside Attractions— Marcia Ball
Man In Motion— Warren Haynes
The Reflection — Keb'Mo'
*WINNER Revelator— Tedeschi Trucks Band

Best Folk Album:
*WINNER Barton Hollow— The Civil Wars
I'll Never Get Out Of This World Alive— Steve Earle
Helplessness Blues— Fleet Foxes
Ukulele Songs— Eddie Vedder
The Harrow & The Harvest— Gillian Welch

Best Rock Song
"The Cave" — Ted Dwane, Ben Lovett, Marcus Mumford & Country Winston (Mumford & Sons)
"Down By The Water" — Colin Meloy (The Decemberists)
"Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall" — Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland, Will Champion & Chris Martin (Coldplay)
"Lotus Flower" — Colin Greenwood, Jonny Greenwood, Ed O'Brien, Phil Selway & Thomn Yorke (Radiohead)
*WINNER "Walk" — Foo Fighters

Producer Of The YearNon-Classical
Danger Mouse
*WINNER Paul Epworth
The Smeezingtons (Philip Lawrence, Ari Levine, Bruno Mars)
Ryan Tedder
Butch Vig.

*Previously Announced Awards *

Best Traditional R&B Performance:
"Sometimes I Cry" — Eric Benét
*WINNER "Fool For You" — Cee Lo Green & Melanie Fiona
"Radio Message" — R. Kelly
"Good Man" — Raphael Saadiq
"Surrender" — Betty Wright & The Roots

Best Pop Instrumental Album:
*WINNER The Road From Memphis —Booker T. Jones 
Wish Upon A Star — Jenny Oaks Baker
E Kahe Malie — Daniel Ho
Hello Tomorrow — Dave Koz
Setzer Goes Instru-Mental! — Brian Setzer

Best Pop Vocal Album
*WINNER  21 — Adele 
The Lady Killer — Cee Lo Green
Born This Way — Lady Gaga
Doo-Wops & Hooligans — Bruno Mars
Loud — Rihanna 

Best Dance/Electronica Album
*WINNER  Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites — Skrillex 
Zonoscope — Cut/Copy
4x4 = 12 — Deadmau5
Nothing But The Beat — David Guetta
Body Talk, Pt. 3 — Robyn

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
The Gift — Sussan Boyle
*WINNER Duets II — Tony Bennett & Various Artists 
In Concert On Broadway — Harry Connick Jr.
Music Is Better Than Words — Seth MacFarlane
What Matters Most - Barbra Streisand Sings The Lyrics Of Alan and Marilyn Bergman — Barbra Streisand

Best R&B Performance
*WINNER "Is This Love" Corinne Bailey Rae
"Far Away" — Marsha Ambrosius
"Pieces Of Me" — Ledisi
"Not My Daddy" — Kelly Price & Stokley
"You Are" — Charlie Wilson

Best Dance Recording:
"Raise Your Weapon" — Deadmau5 & Greta Svabo Bech
"Barbra Streisand" — Duck Sauce
"Sunshine" — David Guetta & Avicii
"Call Your Girlfriend" — Robyn
*WINNER: "Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites" — Skrillex 
"Save The World" — Swedish House Mafia

Best Pop Vocal Album
*WINNER: 21 — Adele
The Lady Killer — Cee Lo Green
Born This Way — Lady Gaga 
Doo-Wops & Hooligans — Bruno Mars
Loud — Rihanna

Best Long Form Video
I Am...World Tour — Beyonce
*WINNER Foo Fighters: Back And Forth — Foo Fighters
Talihinia Sky: The Story Of Kings Of Leon — Kings of Leon
Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels Of  A Tribe Called Quest — A Tribe Called Quest
Nine Types Of Light — TV On The Radio

Best Comedy Album
Alpocalypse — "Weird Al" Yankovic
*WINNER Hilarious — Louis C.K.
Finest Hour — Patton Oswalt
Kathy Griffin: 50 & Not Pregnant — Kathy Griffin
Turtleneck & Chain — The Lonely Island

Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media
Black Swan — Clint Mansell
Harry Potter Ant The Deathly Hallows Part 2 — Alexandre Desplat
*WINNERS The King's Speech — Alexandre Desplat
The Shrine — Ryan Shore
Tron Legacy — Daft Punk

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