Grammy 2009 Winners List

todayFebruary 8, 2009

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Dozens of Grammy Awards will be handed out Sunday, but in case you can’t keep track of them all, we’ve got a rundown of the whole shebang (well, OK, the awards we care about, at least). Check ’em out:

Album of the Year

· Coldplay – Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends
· Lil Wayne – Tha Carter III
· Ne-Yo – Year of the Gentleman
· Robert Plant and Alison Krauss – Raising Sand
· Radiohead – In Rainbows

Record of the Year

WINNER: Robert Plant and Alison Krauss – “Please Read the Letter”
· Adele – “Chasing Pavements”
· Coldplay – “Viva la Vida”
· Leona Lewis – “Bleeding Love”
· M.I.A. – “Paper Planes”

Song of the Year

WINNER: Coldplay – “Viva la Vida”
· Estelle (featuring Kanye West) – “American Boy”
· Adele – “Chasing Pavements”
· Jason Mraz – “I’m Yours”
· Sara Bareilles – “Love Song”

Best New Artist

· Duffy
· Jonas Brothers
· Lady Antebellum
· Jazmine Sullivan

Best Female Pop Vocal Performance

WINNER: Adele – “Chasing Pavements”
· Sara Bareilles – “Love Song”
· Duffy – “Mercy”
· Leona Lewis – “Bleeding Love”
· Katy Perry – “I Kissed a Girl”
· Pink – “So What”

Best Male Pop Vocal Performance

· Kid Rock – “All Summer Long”
· John Mayer – “Say”
· Paul McCartney – “That Was Me”
· Jason Mraz – “I’m Yours”
· Ne-Yo – “Closer”
· James Taylor – “Wichita Lineman”

Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals

WINNER: Coldplay – “Viva la Vida”
· The Eagles – “Waiting in the Weeds”
· Gnarls Barkley – “Going On”
· Maroon 5 – “Won’t Go Home Without You”
· OneRepublic – “Apologize”

Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals

WINNER: Robert Plant & Alison Krauss – “Rich Woman”
· Alicia Keys & John Mayer – “Lesson Learned”
· Madonna, Justin Timberlake & Timbaland – “4 Minutes”
· Rihanna & Maroon 5 – “If I Never See Your Face Again”
· Jordin Sparks & Chris Brown – “No Air”

Best Dance Recording

WINNER: “Harder Better Faster Stronger”
Daft Punk
Thomas Bangalter & Guy Manuel de Homem-Christo, producers; Thomas Bangalter & Guy Manuel de Homem-Christo, mixers
Track from: Alive 2007

· “Ready for the Floor”
Hot Chip
Hot Chip, producers; Dan Carey, mixer
Track from: Made In The Dark

· “Just Dance”
Lady Gaga & Colby O’Donis
RedOne, producer; Robert Orton, mixer
Track from: The Fame

· “Give It 2 Me”
Madonna & The Neptunes, producers; Andrew Coleman & Spike Stent, mixers
Track from: Hard Candy

· “Disturbia”
Brian Kennedy, producer; Phil Tan, mixer
Track from: Good Girl Gone Bad: Reloaded

Best Electronic/Dance Album

WINNER: Alive 2007
Daft Punk

· New York City
Brazilian Girls

· Bring Ya to the Brink
Cyndi Lauper

· X
Kylie Minogue

· Last Night

· Robyn

Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance

WINNER: “Gravity”
John Mayer
Track from: Where The Light Is — Live In Los Angeles

· “I Saw Her Standing There”
Paul McCartney
Track from: Amoeba’s Secret

· “Girls In Their Summer Clothes”
Bruce Springsteen
Track from: Magic

· “Rise”
Eddie Vedder
Track from: Into the Wild

· “No Hidden Path”
Neil Young
Track from: Chrome Dreams II

Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals

WINNER: Kings Of Leon – “Sex on Fire”
· AC/DC – “Rock N Roll Train”
· Coldplay – “Violet Hill”
· Eagles – “Long Road Out of Eden”
· Radiohead – “House of Cards”

Best Hard Rock Performance

WINNER: The Mars Volta – “Wax Simulacra”
· Disturbed – “Inside the Fire”
· Judas Priest – “Visions”
· Mötley Crüe – “Saints of Los Angeles”
· Rob Zombie – “Lords of Salem”

Best Metal Performance

WINNER: “My Apocalypse”
Track from: Death Magnetic

· “Heroes of Our Time”
Track from: Ultra Beatdown

· “Nostradamus”
Judas Priest
Track from: Nostradamus

· “Under My Thumb”
Track from: Cover Up

· “Psychosocial”
Track from: All Hope Is Gone

Best Rock Song

WINNER: “Girls In Their Summer Clothes”
Bruce Springsteen, songwriter (Bruce Springsteen)
Track from: Magic

· “House of Cards”
Colin Greenwood, Jonny Greenwood, Ed O’Brien, Philip Selway & Thom Yorke, songwriters (Radiohead)
Track from: In Rainbows

· “I Will Possess Your Heart”
Benjamin Gibbard, Nicholas Harmer, Jason McGerr & Christopher Walla, songwriters (Death Cab For Cutie)
Track from: Narrow Stairs

· “Sex on Fire”
Caleb Followill, Jared Followill, Matthew Followill & Nathan Followill, songwriters (Kings Of Leon)
Track from: Only by the Night

· “Violet Hill”
Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland, Will Champion & Chris Martin, songwriters (Coldplay)
Track from: Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends

Best Rock Album

WINNER: Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends

· Rock N Roll Jesus
Kid Rock

· Only by the Night
Kings Of Leon

· Death Magnetic

· Consolers of the Lonely
The Raconteurs

Best Alternative Music Album

WINNER: In Rainbows

· Modern Guilt

· Narrow Stairs
Death Cab For Cutie

· The Odd Couple
Gnarls Barkley

·Evil Urges
My Morning Jacket

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance

WINNER: “Superwoman”
Alicia Keys
Track from: As I Am

· “Me, Myself and I”
Track from: The Beyoncé Experience Live Audio

· “Heaven Sent”
Keyshia Cole
Track from: Just Like You

· “Spotlight”
Jennifer Hudson
Track from: Jennifer Hudson

· “Need U Bad”
Jazmine Sullivan
Track from: Fearless

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

WINNER: “Miss Independent”
Track from: Year of the Gentleman

· “You’re the Only One”
Eric Benét
Track from: Love & Life

· Take You Down”
Chris Brown
Track from: Exclusive

· “Can’t Help But Wait”
Trey Songz
Track from: Trey Day

· “Here I Stand”
Track from: Here I Stand

Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals

WINNER: “Stay With Me (By the Sea)”
Al Green (featuring John Legend)
Track from: Lay It Down

· “Ribbon in the Sky”
Boyz II Men
Track from: A Journey Through Hitsville USA

· “Words”
Anthony David (featuring India.Arie)
Track from: Acey Duecy

· “I’m His Only Woman”
Jennifer Hudson (featuring Fantasia)
Track from: Jennifer Hudson

· “Never Give You Up”
Raphael Saadiq (featuring Stevie Wonder & CJ Hilton)
Track from: The Way I See It

Best Urban/Alternative Performance

Chrisette Michele (featuring
Track from: I Am

· “Say Goodbye To Love”
Track from: Make Sure They See My Face

· “That’s the Way of the World”
Track from: Interpretations: Celebrating the Music of Earth, Wind & Fire

· “Wanna Be”
Track from: This Much Is True

· “Many Moons”
Janelle Monae
Track from: Metropolis: The Chase Suite (Special Edition)

· “Lovin’ You (Music)”
Wayna (featuring Kokayi)
Track from: Higher Ground

Best R&B Song

WINNER: “Miss Independent”
Mikkel S. Eriksen, T.E. Hermansen & S. Smith, songwriters (Ne-Yo)
Track from: Year of the Gentleman

· “Bust Your Windows”
Salaam Remi & Jazmine Sullivan, songwriters (Deandre Way, Jazmine Sullivan)
Track from: Fearless

· “Customer”
I. Barias, Raheem DeVaughn, C. Haggins, K. Oliver & Johnnie Smith, songwriters (Raheem DeVaughn)
Track from: Love Behind The Melody

· “Heaven Sent”
Keyshia Cole, Jason Farmer & Alex Francis, songwriters (Keyshia Cole)
Track from: Just Like You

· “Spotlight”
Mikkel S. Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen & Shaffer Smith, songwriters (Jennifer Hudson)
Track from: Jennifer Hudson

Best R&B Album

WINNER: Jennifer Hudson
Jennifer Hudson

· Love & Life
Eric Benét

· Motown: A Journey Through Hitsville USA
Boyz II Men

· Lay It Down
Al Green

· The Way I See It
Raphael Saadiq

Best Contemporary R&B Album

WINNER: Growing Pains
Mary J. Blige

· Back Of My Lac’
J. Holiday

· First Love

· Year of the Gentleman

· Fearless
Jazmine Sullivan

Best Rap Solo Performance

WINNER: “A Milli”
Lil Wayne
Track from: Tha Carter III

· “Roc Boys (And the Winner Is)…”
Track from: American Gangster

· “Paris, Tokyo”
Lupe Fiasco
Track from: The Cool

· “N.i.*.*.e.r. (The Slave and the Master)”
Track from: Untitled

· “Sexual Eruption”
Snoop Dogg
Track from: Ego Trippin’

Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group

WINNER: “Swagga Like Us”
jay-z & T.I. (Kanye West & Lil Wayne)

· “Royal Flush”
Big Boi (featuring Raekwon And Andre 3000)

· “Mr. Carter”
Lil Wayne (featuring Jay-Z)

· “Wish You Would”
Ludacris (featuring T.I.)

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

WINNER: “American Boy”
Estelle (featuring Kanye West)
Track from: Shine

· “Low”
Flo Rida (featuring T-Pain)
Track from: Mail On Sunday

· “Green Light”
John Legend (featuring Andre 3000)
Track from: Evolver

· “Got Money”
Lil Wayne (featuring T-Pain)
Track from: Tha Carter III

· “Superstar”
Lupe Fiasco (featuring Matthew Santos)
Track from: The Cool

Best Rap Song

WINNER: “Lollipop”
D. Carter, S. Garrett, D. Harrison, J. Scheffer & R. Zamor, songwriters (Lil Wayne Featuring Static Major)
Track from: Tha Carter III

· “Low”
Tramar Dillard, M. Humphrey, Faheem Najm, Korey Roberson & Howard Simmons, songwriters (Flo Rida Featuring T-Pain)
Track from: Mail On Sunday

· “Sexual Eruption”
Calvin Broadus, S. Lovejoy & D. Stewart, songwriters (Snoop Dogg)
Track from: Ego Trippin’

· “Superstar”
Lupe Fiasco & Soundtrakk, songwriters (Lupe Fiasco Featuring Matthew Santos)
Track from: The Cool

· “Swagga Like Us”
Jeff Bhaskev, D. Carter, S. Carter, Clifford Harris, Plain Pat & Kanye West, songwriters (M. Arulpragasam, N. Headon, M. Jones, J. Mellor, T. Pentz & P. Simonon, songwriters) (Jay-Z & T.I. Featuring Kanye West & Lil Wayne)
Track from: Paper Trail

Best Rap Album

· American Gangster

· Tha Carter III
Lil Wayne

· The Cool
Lupe Fiasco

· Untitled

· Paper Trail

Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media

WINNER: “Down To Earth” (From “Wall-E”)
Peter Gabriel & Thomas Newman, songwriters (Peter Gabriel)

· “Ever Ever After” (from “Enchanted”)
Alan Menken & Stephen Schwartz, songwriters (Carrie Underwood)

· “Say” (from “The Bucket List”)
John Mayer, songwriter (John Mayer)

· “That’s How You Know” (From “Enchanted”)
Alan Menken & Stephen Schwartz, songwriters (Amy Adams)

· “Walk Hard” (From “Walk Hard — The Dewey Cox Story”)
Judd Apatow, Marshall Crenshaw, Jake Kasdan & John C. Reilly, songwriters (John C. Reilly)

Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media

(Various Artists)

·American Gangster
(Various Artists)

·August Rush
(Various Artists)

·Mamma Mia!
Meryl Streep (& Various Artists)

·Sweeney Todd — The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street
(Various Artists)

Best Score Soundtrack Album For A Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media

WINNER: “The Dark Knight”
James Newton Howard & Hans Zimmer, composers

· “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull”
John Williams, composer

· “Iron Man”
Ramin Djawadi, composer

· “There Will Be Blood”
Jonny Greenwood, composer

· “Wall-E”
Thomas Newman, composer

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical

WINNER:Rick Rubin
· Death Magnetic (Metallica)
· Home Before Dark (Neil Diamond)
· Mercy (Dancing For The Death Of An Imaginary Enemy)
· Seeing Things (Jakob Dylan)
· Weezer (Red Album (Weezer)

Danger Mouse
· Attack & Release (The Black Keys)
· Modern Guilt (Beck)
· The Odd Couple (Gnarls Barkley)

Nigel Godrich
· In Rainbows (Radiohead)

Johnny K
· Big Bad World (The Black Keys)
· The Illusion Of Progress (Beck)
· Light From Above (Black Tide)
· 3 Doors Down (3 Doors Down)
· “American Boy” (Estelle featuring Kanye West))
· “Encanto” (Sergio Mendes)
· “Funky Bahia” (Sergio Mendes featuring & Siedah Garrett)
· “In The Ayer” (Flo Rida featuring
· “Pick It Up” (Fergie)
· “Picture Perfect” (Chris Brown featuring
· “What’s Your Name” (Usher featuring

Best Short Form Music Video

WINNER:”Pork and Beans”
Mathew Cullen, video director; Bernard Rahill, video producer

· “Honey”
Erykah Badu
Erykah Badu & Mr. Roboto, video directors; Megan Gutman, video producer

· “Who’s Gonna Save My Soul”
Gnarls Barkley
Chris Milk, video director; Anne Johnson, video producer

· “Another Way To Die”
Alicia Keys & Jack White
PR Brown & MK12, video directors; Dexton Deboree, Lance Ebeling, Mick Ebeling, Sheira Rees-Davies & Jane Tredget, video producers

· “House of Cards”
James Frost, video director; Dawn Fanning, video producer

Source: MTV

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