Monday, February 13, 2012

2012 Grammy Awards: The Winners

Since there were only a handful of actual awards passed out at Sunday eve's Grammy Awards telecast, here's the list of winners:
  • Song of the Year: “Rolling in the Deep,” Adele Adkins & Paul Epworth
  • New Artist: Bon Iver
  • Pop Solo Performance: “Someone Like You,” Adele
  • Pop Performance by a Duo or Group: “Body and Soul,” Tony Bennett & Amy Winehouse
  • Pop Vocal Album: “21,” Adele
  • Alternative Album: “Bon Iver,” Bon Iver
  • Rock Song: “Walk,” Foo Fighters
  • Rock Album: “Wasting Light,” Foo Fighters
  • Rock Performance: “Walk,” Foo Fighters
  • Hard Rock/Metal Performance: “White Limo,” Foo Fighters
  • R&B Album: “F.A.M.E.,” Chris Brown
  • R&B Song: “Fool For You,” Cee Lo Green, Melanie Hallim & Jack Splash
  • R&B Performance: “Is This Love,” Corrine Bailey Rae
  • Traditional R&B Vocal Performance: “Fool For You,” Cee Lo Green & Melanie Fiona
  • Rap Album: “My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy,” Kanye West
  • Rap Performance: “Otis,” Jay-Z and Kanye West
  • Rap Song: “All of the Lights,” Jeff Bhasker, Stacy Ferguson, Malik Jones, Warren Trotter & Kanye West
  • Rap/Sung Collaboration: “All of the Lights,” Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi & Fergie
  • Dance Recording: “Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites,” Skrillex
  • Dance/Electronica Album: “Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites,” Skrillex
  • Musical Theater Album: “The Book of Mormon,” Robert Lopez, Trey Parker & Matt Stone
  • World Music Album: “Tassili,” Tinariwen
  • Latin Pop Rock, Rock or Urban Album: “Drama y Luz,” Mana
  • Tropical Latin Album: “Last Mambo,” Cachao
  • Regional Mexican or Tejano Album: “Bicentenario,” Pepe Aguilar
  • Country Solo Performance: “Mean,” Taylor Swift
  • Country Album: “Own the Night,” Lady Antebellum
  • Country Performance by a Duo or Group: “Barton Hollow,” The Civil Wars
  • Country Song: “Mean,” Taylor Swift
  • Jazz Vocal Album: “The Mosaic Project,” Terri Lyne Carrington & various artists
  • Jazz Instrumental Album: “Forever,” Corea, Clark & White
  • Improvised Jazz Solo: “500 Miles High,” Chick Corea
  • Large Ensemble Jazz Album: “The Good Feeling,” Christian McBride Big Band
  • Blues Album: “Revelator,” Tedeschi Trucks Band
  • Folk Album: “Barton Hollow,” The Civil Wars
  • Pop Instrumental Album: “The Road From Memphis,” Booker T. Jones
  • Bluegrass Album: “Paper Airplane,” Alison Krauss & Union Station
  • Americana Album: “Ramble at the Ryman,” Levon Helm
  • Reggae Album: “Revelation Pt. 1: The Root of Life,” Stephen Marley
  • New Age Album: “What’s It All About,” Pat Metheny
  • Children’s Album: “All About Bullies… Big and Small,” various artists
  • Producer of the Year, Non-Classical: Paul Epworth
  • Remixed Recording, Non-Classical: “Cinema (Skrillex remix),” Sonny Moore
  • Gospel Song: “Hello Fear,” Kirk Franklin
  • Gospel/Contemporary Christian Performance: “Jesus,” L’Andria Johnson
  • Gospel Album: “Hello Fear,” Kirk Franklin
  • Choral Performance: “Light & Gold,” Eric Whitacre
  • Classical Contemporary Composition: “Elmer Gantry,” Robert Aldridge & Herschel Garfein
  • Producer of the Year, Classical: Judith Sherman
  • Orchestral Performance: “Brahms: Symphony No. 4,” Gustavo Dudamel
  • Opera Recording: “Adams: Doctor Atomic,” Alan Gilbert, conductor
  • Spoken Word Album: “If You Ask Me (And Of Course You Won’t),” Betty White
  • Comedy Album: “Hilarious,” Louis C.K.
  • Compilation Soundtrack Album For Visual Media: “Boardwalk Empire,” various artists
  • Score Soundtrack Album For Visual Media: “The King’s Speech,” Alexandre Desplat
  • Song Written For Visual Media: “I See the Light,” Alan Menken & Glenn Slater
  • Historical Album: “Band on the Run (Paul McCartney Archive Collection – Deluxe Edition),” Paul McCartney
  • Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalists: “Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me),” Jorge Calandrelli