2009 grammy awards winner


RECORD OF THE YEAR: “Please Read the Letter,” Robert Plant and Alison Krauss

ALBUM OF THE YEAR: “In Rainbows,” Radiohead

BEST NEW ARTIST : Adele

SONG OF THE YEAR: “Viva La Vida” (Coldplay) Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland, Will Champion & Chris Martin, songwriters

BEST FEMALE POP VOCAL PERFORMANCE: “Chasing Pavements,” Adele

BEST MALE POP VOCAL PERFORMANCE: “Say,” John Mayer

BEST POP PERFORMANCE BY A DUO OR GROUP WITH VOCALS: “Viva La Vida,” Coldplay

POP COLLABORATION WITH VOCALS : “Rich Woman,” Robert Plant and Alison Krauss

BEST POP INSTRUMENTAL PERFORMANCE : “I Dreamed There Was No War,” Eagles

BEST POP INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM : “Jingle All The Way,” Béla Fleck & The Flecktones

BEST POP VOCAL ALBUM : “Rockferry,” Duffy

BEST DANCE RECORDING : “Harder Better Faster Stronger,” Daft Punk

BEST ELECTRONIC / DANCE ALBUM : “Alive 2007,” Daft Punk

BEST TRADITIONAL POP VOCAL ALBUM : “Still Unforgettable,” Natalie Cole

BEST SOLO ROCK VOCAL PERFORMANCE : “Gravity,” John Mayer

BEST ROCK PERFORMANCE BY A DUO OR GROUP WITH VOCALS : “Sex On Fire,” Kings Of Leon

BEST HARD ROCK PERFORMANCE: “Wax Simulacra,” The Mars Volta

BEST METAL PERFORMANCE :“My Apocalypse,” Metallica

BEST ROCK INSTRUMENTAL PERFORMANCE : “Peaches En Regalia,” Zappa Plays Zappa

BEST ROCK SONG:
“Girls In Their Summer Clothes,” (Bruce Springsteen),
Bruce Springsteen, songwriter

BEST ROCK ALBUM : “Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends,” Coldplay

BEST ALTERNATIVE MUSIC ALBUM : “In Rainbows,” Radiohead

BEST FEMALE R&B VOCAL PERFORMANCE : “Superwoman,” Alicia Keys

BEST MALE R&B VOCAL PERFORMANCES; “Miss Independent,” Ne-Yo

BEST R&B PERFORMANCE BY A DUO OR GROUP WITH VOCALS: “Stay With Me (By The Sea),” Al Green Featuring John Legend

BEST TRADITIONAL R&B VOCAL PERFORMANCE:
“You’ve Got The Love I Need,” Al Green Featuring Anthony Hamilton

BEST URBAN / ALTERNATIVE PERFORMANCE : “Be OK,” Chrisette Michele Featuring will.i.am

BEST R&B SONG: “Miss Independent,” (Ne-Yo)
M.S. Eriksen, T.E. Hermansen & S. Smith, songwriters

BEST R&B ALBUM : “Jennifer Hudson,” Jennifer Hudson

BEST CONTEMPORARY R&B ALBUM: “Growing Pains,” Mary J. Blige

RAP DUO OR GROUP PERFORMANCE:

Jay-Z and T.I. featuring Kanye West and Lil Wayne, “Swagga Like Us”

BEST RAP SOLO PERFORMANCE: “A Milli,” Lil Wayne

BEST RAP PERFORMANCE BY A DUO OR GROUP: “Swagga Like Us,” Jay-Z & T.I. Featuring Kanye West & Lil Wayne

BEST RAP / SUNG COLLABORATION:
“American Boy,” Estelle Featuring Kanye West

BEST RAP SONG:

“Lollipop,” (Lil Wayne Featuring Static Major)

BEST FEMALE COUNTRY VOCAL PERFORMANCE

“Last Name,” Carrie Underwood

BEST MALE COUNTRY VOCAL PERFORMANCE

“Letter To Me,” Brad Paisley

BEST COUNTRY PERFORMANCE BY A DUO OR GROUP WITH VOCALS

Sugarland, “Stay”

BEST COUNTRY COLLABORATION WITH VOCALS

“Killing the Blues,” Robert Plant & Alison Krauss

BEST COUNTRY INSTRUMENTAL PERFORMANCE

“Cluster Pluck,” Brad Paisley, James Burton, Vince Gill, John Jorgenson, Albert Lee, Brent Mason, Redd Volkaert & Steve Wariner

BEST COUNTRY SONG

“Stay,” Jennifer Nettles, songwriter (Sugarland)

BEST COUNTRY ALBUM

“Troubadour,” George Strait

BEST BLUEGRASS ALBUM

“Honoring The Fathers Of Bluegrass: Tribute To 1946 And 1947,” Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder

BEST NEW AGE ALBUM

“Peace Time,” Jacke DeJohnette

BEST CONTEMPORARY JAZZ ALBUM

“Randy in Brasil,” Randy Brecker

BEST JAZZ VOCAL ALBUM

“Loverly,” Cassandra Wilson

BEST JAZZ INSTRUMENTAL SOLO

“Be-Bop,” Terrence Blanchard

BEST JAZZ INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM, INDIVIDUAL OR GROUP

“The New Crystal Silence,” Chick Corea & Gary Burton

BEST LARGE JAZZ ENSEMBLE ALBUM

“Monday Night Live At The Village Vanguard,” The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra

BEST LATIN JAZZ ALBUM

“Song For Chico,” Arturo O’Farrill & The Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra

BEST GOSPEL PERFORMANCE

“Get Up,” Mary Mary

BEST GOSPEL SONG

“Help Me Believe,” Kirk Franklin, songwriter (Kirk Franklin)

BEST ROCK OR RAP GOSPEL ALBUM

“Alive And Transported,” TobyMac

BEST POP/CONTEMPORARY GOSPEL ALBUM

“Thy Kingdom Come,” CeCe Winans

BEST SOUTHERN, COUNTRY, OR BLUEGRASS GOSPEL ALBUM

“Lovin’ Life,” Gaither Vocal Band

BEST TRADITIONAL GOSPEL ALBUM

“Down in New Orleans,” The Blind Boys of Alabama

BEST CONTEMPORARY R&B GOSPEL ALBUM

“The Fight of My Life,” Kirk Franklin

BEST LATIN POP ALBUM

“La Vida … Es Un Ratico,” Juanes

BEST LATIN ROCK OR ALTERNATIVE ALBUM

“45,” Jaguares

BEST LATIN URBAN ALBUM

“Los Extraterrestres,” Wisin y Yandel

BEST TROPICAL LATIN ALBUM

“Señor Bachata,” José Feliciano

BEST REGIONAL MEXICAN ALBUM

“Amor, Dolor Y Lágrimas: Música Ranchera,” Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano

“Canciones De Amor,” Mariachi Divas

BEST TEJANO ALBUM

“Viva La Revolucion,” Ruben Ramos & The Mexican Revolution

BEST NORTENO ALBUM

“Raíces,” Los Tigres Del Norte

BEST BANDA ALBUM

“No Es De Madera,” Joan Sebástian

BEST TRADITIONAL BLUES ALBUm
“One Kind Favor,” B.B. King

BEST CONTEMPORARY BLUES ALBUM

“City That Care Forgot,”” Dr. John And The Lower 911

BEST TRADITIONAL FOLK ALBUM

“At 89,” Pete Seege

BEST CONTEMPORARY FOLK/AMERICANA ALBUM

“Raising Sand,” Robert Plant & Alison Krauss

BEST NATIVE AMERICAN MUSIC ALBUM

“Come To Me Great Mystery — Native American Healing Songs,” Various Artists

BEST HAWAIIAN MUSIC ALBUM

“’Ikena,” Tia Carrere & Daniel Ho

BEST ZYDECO OR CAJUN MUSIC ALBUM

“Live At The 2008 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival,” BeauSoleil & Michael Doucet

BEST REGGAE ALBUM

“Jah Is Real,” Burning Spear

BEST TRADITIONAL WORLD MUSIC ALBUM

“Ilembe: Honoring Shaka Zulu,” Ladysmith Black Mambazo

BEST CONTEMPORARY WORLD MUSIC ALBUM

“Global Drum Project,” Mickey Hart, Zakir Hussain, Sikiru Adepoju & Giovanni Hidalgo

BEST POLKA ALBUM

“Let The Whole World Sing,” Jimmy Sturr And His Orchestra

BEST MUSICAL ALBUM FOR CHILDREN

“Here Come The 123s,” They Might Be Giants

BEST SPOKEN WORD ALBUM FOR CHILDREN

“Yes To Running! Bill Harley Live,” Bill Harley

BEST SPOKEN WORD ALBUM (INCLUDES POETRY, AUDIO BOOKS & STORY TELLING)

“An Inconvenient Truth (Al Gore),” Beau Bridges, Cynthia Nixon & Blair Underwood

BEST COMEDY ALBUM

“It’s Bad For Ya,” George Carlin

BEST MUSICAL SHOW ALBUM

“In The Heights,” Kurt Deutsch, Alex Lacamoire, Andrés Levin, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Joel Moss & Bill Sherman, producers; Lin-Manuel Miranda, composer/lyricist (Original Broadway Cast With Lin-Manuel Miranda And Others)


BEST COMPILATION SOUNDTRACK ALBUM FOR MOTION PICTURE, TELEVISION OR OTHER VISUAL MEDIA

“Juno,” Various Artists

BEST SCORE SOUNDTRACK ALBUM FOR MOTION PICTURE, TELEVISION OR OTHER VISUAL MEDIA

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

BEST SONG WRITTEN FOR MOTION PICTURE, TELEVISION OR OTHER VISUAL MEDIA

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

BEST INSTRUMENTAL COMPOSITION

“The Adventures Of Mutt,: John Williams, composer (John Williams)
Track from: “Indiana Jones And The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull”

BEST INSTRUMENTAL ARRANGEMENT

“Define Dancing,” Peter Gabriel & Thomas Newman, arrangers (Thomas Newman)
Track from: “Wall-E”

BEST INSTRUMENTAL ARRANGEMENT ACCOMPANYING VOCALIST(S)

“Here’s That Rainy Day,” Nan Schwartz, arranger (Natalie Cole)
Track from: Still Unforgettable

BEST RECORDING PACKAGE

“Death Magnetic,” Bruce Duckworth, Sarah Moffat & David Turner, art directors (Metallica)

BEST BOXED OR SPECIAL LIMITED EDITION PACKAGE

“In Rainbows,” Stanley Donwood, Mel Maxwell & Christiaan Munro, art directors (Radiohead)


BEST ALBUM NOTES

“Kind Of Blue: 50th Anniversary Collector’s Edition,” Francis Davis, album notes writer (Miles Davis)

BEST HISTORICAL ALBUM

“Art Of Field Recording Volume I: Fifty Years Of Traditional American Music,” Documented By Art Rosenbaum

BEST ENGINEERED ALBUM, NON-CLASSICAL

“Consolers Of The Lonely,” Joe Chiccarelli, Vance Powell & Jack White III, engineers (The Raconteurs)

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR, NON-CLASSICAL

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

BEST SURROUND SOUND ALBUM

“Mussorgsky: Pictures At An Exhibition; Night On Bald Mountain; Prelude To Khovanshchina,” Michael Bishop, surround mix engineer; Michael Bishop, surround mastering engineer; Robert Woods, surround producer (Paavo Järvi & Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra)

BEST ENGINEERED ALBUM, CLASSICAL

“Traditions And Transformations: Sounds Of Silk Road Chicago,” David Frost, Tom Lazarus & Christopher Willis, engineers (Miguel Harth-Bedoya, Alan Gilbert, Silk Road Ensemble, Wu Man, Yo-Yo Ma & Chicago Symphony Orchestra)

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR, CLASSICAL

David Frost
Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique (Gustavo Dudamel & Los Angeles Philharmonic)
Right Through The Bone — Julius Röntgen Chamber Music (ARC Ensemble)
Schubert: Sonata In D Maj.; Liszt: Don Juan Fantasy (Min Kwon)
Traditions And Transformations: Sounds Of Silk Road Chicago (Miguel Harth-Bedoya, Alan Gilbert, Yo-Yo Ma, Silk Road Ensemble, Wu Man & Chicago Symphony Orchestra)

BEST CLASSICAL ALBUM

“Weill: Rise And Fall Of The City Of Mahagonny,” James Conlon, conductor; Anthony Dean Griffey, Patti LuPone & Audra McDonald; Fred Vogler, producer (Donnie Ray Albert, John Easterlin, Steven Humes, Mel Ulrich & Robert Wörle; Los Angeles Opera Chorus; Los Angeles Opera Orchestra)

BEST ORCHESTRAL PERFORMANCE

“Shostakovich: Symphony No. 4,” Bernard Haitink, conductor (Chicago Symphony Orchestra)

BEST OPERA RECORDING

“Weill: Rise And Fall Of The City Of Mahagonny.” James Conlon, conductor; Anthony Dean Griffey, Patti LuPone & Audra McDonald; Fred Vogler, producer (Donnie Ray Albert, John Easterlin, Steven Humes, Mel Ulrich & Robert Wörle; Los Angeles Opera Orchestra; Los Angeles Opera Chorus)

BEST CHORAL PERFORMANCE

“Symphony Of Psalms,” Sir Simon Rattle, conductor; Simon Halsey, chorus master (Berliner Philharmoniker; Rundfunkchor Berlin)

BEST INSTRUMENTAL SOLOIST(S) PERFORMANCE (WITH ORCHESTRA)

“Schoenberg/Sibelius: Violin Concertos,” Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor; Hilary Hahn (Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra)

BEST INSTRUMENTAL SOLOIST PERFORMANCE (WITHOUT ORCHESTRA)

“Piano Music Of Salonen, Stucky, And Lutoslawski,” Gloria Cheng

BEST CHAMBER MUSIC PERFORMANCE

“Carter, Elliott: String Quartets Nos. 1 And 5,” Pacifica Quartet

BEST SMALL ENSEMBLE PERFORMANCE

“Spotless Rose: Hymns To The Virgin Mary,” Charles Bruffy, conductor; Phoenix Chorale

BEST CLASSICAL VOCAL PERFORMANCE

“Corigliano: Mr. Tambourine Man: Seven Poems Of Bob Dylan,” Hila Plitmann (JoAnn Falletta; Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra)

BEST CLASSICAL CONTEMPORARY COMPOSITION

“Mr. Tambourine Man: Seven Poems Of Bob Dylan,” John Corigliano (JoAnn Falletta)

BEST CLASSICAL CROSSOVER ALBUM

“Simple Gifts,” The King’s Singers

BEST SHORT FORM MUSIC VIDEO

“Pork And Beans,” Weezer
Mathew Cullen, video director; Bernard Rahill, video producer

BEST LONG FORM MUSIC VIDEO

“Runnin’ Down A Dream,” Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
Peter Bogdanovich, video director; Skot Bright, video producer





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