2011 Grammy Award Winners


If you missed it, watch videos of the performances from the show here: Videos! 2011 Grammy Awards Performances. Below is the list of 2011 Grammy winners, thanks to MTV Buzzworthy. You see that first one, right? Damn. Congratulations to Arcade Fire. Do you even care about the Grammys? What did you think were the highlights of the show? For official Grammy info/pics/vidoes check out Grammy.com, and for a full list of nominees and winners click here.

Album Of The Year: Arcade Fire, The Suburbs

Record Of The Year: Lady Antebellum, “Need You Now”

Best Rap Album: Eminem, Recovery

Best New Artist: Esperanza Spalding

Song Of The Year: Lady Antebellum, “Need You Now”

Best Country Album: Lady Antebellum

Best Pop Vocal Album: Lady Gaga

Best Rock Album: Muse

Best Pop Performance By A Duo/Group: Train

Best Female Country Performance: Miranda Lambert

Best Female Pop Vocal Performance: Lady Gaga, “Bad Romance”

Best Male Pop Vocal Performance: Bruno Mars, “Just The Way You Are”

Best Rock Song: Neil Young, “Angry World”

Best R&B Album: John Legend & The Roots, Wake Up!

Best R&B Song: John Legend & The Roots, “Shine”

Best Rap Solo Performance: Eminem, “Not Afraid”

Best Rap Song: Jay-Z and Alicia Keys, “Empire State of Mind”

Best Male Country Vocal Performance: Keith Urban, “‘Til Summer Comes Around”

Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group: Lady Antebellum, “Need You Now”

Best Latin Pop Album: Alejandro Sanz, Paraiso Express

Best Contemporary Jazz Album: The Stanley Clarke Band, The Stanley Clarke Band

Best Dance Recording: Rihanna, “Only Girl (In The World)”

Best Electronic Dance Album: La Roux, La Roux

Best Alternative Music Album: The Black Keys, Brothers

  • RyanK

    Congrats to Arcade Fire, such a great album

  • w.m.j.

    I think the awards are mostly a popularity contest, I mean I respect Lady Gaga for her artistic abilities, but not her music, yet she wins the vocal pop award. But I do enjoy the performances.

  • SK

    Was kanye’s album not legible for this grammys or something?

  • Matt C

    no it’s not. sept to sept albums only

    it’s cool arcade fire won though, perhaps people will actually listen to something thought provoking.

    otherwise the grammies dont matter

  • Jonathan A

    Awhh but they can’t mention the black keys during the show -_-

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  • frogs&helicopters

    I feel like the Grammys this year were definitely tryyying to put more of a “we recognize, true/ good music” into their selections (ie Arcade Fire, Esperenza Spalding, Black Keys)…

    BUT, the Grammys once again proved that they are still just a stage for the record industries test tube babies to be flaunted about…

    And, best rap album of the year: Eminem??!! That’s fucking disgusting.

  • Dekk

    Didn’t even watch this shit show on the basis that LCD Soundsystem wasn’t even nominated. WHAT? ARE YOU FUCKING KIDDING ME?? WHAAAAT?

  • chimera

    I think with the spectrum of music out there (here?) on the blogosphere and with the blurring of genre lines/borders the Grammys are pretty much unnecessary. Record sales speak for themselves. (The Arcade Fire, while learning the many new ways their name can be misspelled, haven’t exactly gained new fans with the win.) People who listen to Bieber will continue to listen to Bieber, people who listen to Arcade Fire will continue to listen to Arcade Fire…etc etc. To each their own. {apologies for the essay length comment}

  • broman78

    What about the Nas and Damian Marley album? Good music isn’t made for consumption of the masses. Most people wouldn’t or couldn’t appreciate their favorite artist favorite artist.{Forgive me if my punctuation isn’t correct.}

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