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Grammy Winners List 2009

Grammy Winners List 2009

John Mayer holds the Grammy awards for the Best Male Pop Vocal Performance and Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance, in the photo room of the 2009 Grammy Awards held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, on Sunday.

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Album of the Year: Robert Plant and Alison Krauss, Raising Sand

Best Rap Album: Lil Wayne, Tha Carter III

Best Male Pop Vocal Performance: John Mayer, “Say”

Record of the Year: Robert Plant and Alison Krauss, “Please Read This Letter”

Best New Artist: Adele

Best Rock Album: Coldplay, Viva la Vida

Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals: Robert Plant and Alison Krauss, “Rich Woman”

Song of the Year: Coldplay, “Viva la Vida”

Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group: Sugarland, “Stay”

Best R&B Album: Jennifer Hudson, Jennifer Hudson

Industry Icon Award: Clive Davis

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical: Rick Rubin (Death Magnetic, Home Before Dark, Mercy, Seeing Things, Weezer)

Best Rock Song: Bruce Springsteen, “Girls in Their Summer Clothes”

Best Rock Instrumental Performance: “Peaches En Regalia,” Zappa Plays Zappa, Featuring Steve Vai & Napoleon Murphy Brock

Best Metal Performance: Metallica, “My Apocalypse”

Best Hard Rock Performance: The Mars Volta, “Wax Simulacra”

Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals: Kings of Leon, “Sex on Fire”

Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance: John Mayer, “Gravity”

Best Alternative Music Album: Radiohead, In Rainbows

Best Pop Vocal Album: Duffy, Rockferry

Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals: Coldplay, “Viva la Vida”

Best Female Pop Vocal Performance: Adele, “Chasing Pavements”

Best Pop Instrumental Album: Béla Fleck and the Flecktones, Jingle All The Way

Best Pop Instrumental Performance: Eagles, “I Dreamed There Was No War”

Best Spoken Word Album (Includes Poetry, Audio Books): Al Gore, An Inconvenient Truth (Beau Bridges, Cynthia Nixon and Blair Underwood)

Best Contemporary R&B Album: Mary J. Blige, Growing Pains

Best R&B Song: Ne-Yo, “Miss Independent” (Mikkel S. Eriksen, T.E. Hermansen and S. Smith, songwriters)

Best Urban/Alternative Performance: Chrisette Michele Featuring, “Be OK”

Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance: Al Green Featuring Anthony Hamilton, “You’ve Got the Love I Need”

Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals: Al Green Featuring John Legend, “Stay With Me (by the Sea)”

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance: Alicia Keys; ” Superwoman”

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance: Ne-Yo, “Miss Independent”
Lil’ Wayne Frank Micelotta/Getty Images for MTV

Best Rap Song: Lil Wayne Featuring Static Major, “Lollipop” (D. Carter, S. Garrett, D. Harrison, J. Scheffer and R. Zamor, songwriters)

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration: Estelle Featuring Kanye West, “American Boy”

Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group: Jay-Z and T.I. Featuring Kanye West and Lil Wayne, “Swagga Like Us”

Best Rap Solo Performance: Lil Wayne, “A Milli”

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album: Natalie Cole, Still Unforgettable

Best Country Album: George Strait, Troubadour

Best Country Song: Sugarland, “Stay” (Jennifer Nettles, songwriter)

Best Bluegrass Album: Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder, Honoring the Fathers of Bluegrass: Tribute to 1946 and 1947

Best Country Instrumental Performance: Brad Paisley, James Burton, Vince Gill, John Jorgenson, Albert Lee, Brent Mason, Redd Volkaert and Steve Wariner, “Cluster Pluck”

Best Country Collaboration With Vocals: Robert Plant and Alison Krauss, “Killing the Blues”

Best Male Country Vocal Performance: Brad Paisley, “Letter to Me”
Carrie Underwood John Shearer/Getty Images

Best Female Country Vocal Performance: Carrie Underwood, “Last Name”

Best Reggae Album: Burning Spear, Jah Is Real

Best Hawaiian Music Album: Tia Carrere and Daniel Ho, Ikena

Best Contemporary Folk/Americana Album: Robert Plant and Alison Krauss, Raising Sand

Best Traditional Folk Album: Pete Seeger, At 89

Best Traditional Blues Album: B.B. King, One Kind Favor

Best Contemporary Blues Album: Dr. John and the Lower 911, City That Care Forgot

Best Long Form Music Video: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, “Runnin’ Down a Dream”

Best Short Form Music Video: Weezer, “Pork and Beans”

Best Classical Album: Weill, Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny

Producer of the Year, Classical: David Frost

Best Classical Crossover Album: The King’s Singers, Simple Gifts

Best Classical Contemporary Composition: John Corigliano, composer, Mr. Tambourine Man: Seven Poems of Bob Dylan (JoAnn Falletta, conductor)

Best Classical Vocal Performance: John Corigliano, Mr. Tambourine Man: Seven Poems of Bob Dylan

Best Small Ensemble Performance: Spotless Rose, Hymns to the Virgin Mary

Best Chamber Music Performance: Elliott Carter, Pacifica Quartet, String Quartets Nos. 1 and 5

Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (Without Orchestra): Gloria Cheng, Piano Music of Salonen, Stucky, and Lutoslawski

Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (With Orchestra): Hilary Hahn, Schoenberg, Sibelius: Violin Concertos (Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor)

Best Choral Performance: Sir Simon Rattle, “Symphony of Psalms”

Best Opera Recording: Weill, Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny

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

Best Engineered Album, Classical: Traditions and Transformations: Sounds of Silk Road Chicago

Best Electronic/Dance Album: Daft Punk, Alive 2007

Best Dance Recording: Daft Punk, “Harder Better Faster Stronger”

Best Contemporary R&B Gospel Album: Kirk Franklin, The Fight of My Life

Best Traditional Gospel Album: The Blind Boys of Alabama, Down in New Orleans

Best Southern, Country or Bluegrass Gospel Album: Gaither Vocal Band, Lovin’ Life

Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album: CeCe Winans, Thy Kingdom Come

Best Rock or Rap Gospel Album: TobyMac, Alive and Transported

Best Gospel Song: Kirk Franklin, “Help Me Believe”

Best Gospel Performance: Mary Mary, “Get Up”

Best Latin Jazz Album: Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra, Song for Chico
George Carlin Paul Schiraldi

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album: The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, Monday Night Live at the Village Vanguard

Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group: Chick Corea and Gary Burton, The New Crystal Silence

Best Jazz Instrumental Solo: Terence Blanchard, soloist, “Be-Bop”

Best Jazz Vocal Album: Cassandra Wilson, Loverly

Best Contemporary Jazz Album: Randy Brecker, Randy in Brasil

Best New Age Album: Jack DeJohnette, Peace Time

Best Comedy Album: George Carlin, It’s Bad For Ya

Best Polka Album: Jimmy Sturr and His Orchestra, Let the Whole World Sing

Best Contemporary World Music Album: Mickey Hart, Zakir Hussain, Sikiru Adepoju and Giovanni Hidalgo, Global Drum Project

Best Traditional World Music Album: Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Ilembe: Honoring Shaka Zulu

Best Zydeco or Cajun Music Album: Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys, Live at the 2008 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

Best Native American Music Album: Come to Me Great Mystery‚Ä”Native American Healing Songs

Best Norte√Īo Album: Los Tigres del Norte, Ra√≠ces

Best Banda Album: Joan Seb√°stian, No Es de Madera

Best Tejano Album: Ruben Ramos and the Mexican Revolution, Viva la Revolucion

Best Regional Mexican Album: Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano, Amor, Dolor Y L√°grimas: M√ļsica Ranchera

Best Tropical Latin Album: Jos√© Feliciano, Se√Īor Bachata

Best Latin Rock or Alternative Album: 45, Jaguares

Best Latin Pop Album: Juanes, La Vida…Es un Ratico

Best Musical Show Album: In the Heights

Best Musical Album for Children: They Might Be Giants, Here Come The 123s

Best Spoken Word Album for Children: Bill Harley, Yes to Running!

Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s): Natalie Cole, “Here’s That Rainy Day” (Nan Schwartz, arranger)

Best Instrumental Arrangement: Peter Gabriel and Thomas Newman, “Define Dancing” (From Wall-E) (Thomas Newman, arranger)

Best Instrumental Composition: “The Adventures of Mutt” (From Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull)

Best Surround Sound Album: Mussorgsky, Pictures at an Exhibition; Night on Bald Mountain; Prelude to Khovanshchina

Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical: MGMT, “Electric Feel,” Justice Remix (Justice, remixers)

Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical: The Raconteurs (Joe Chiccarelli, Vance Powell and Jack White III), Consolers of the Lonely

Best Historical Album: Art of Field Recording, Volume I: Fifty Years of Traditional American Music (Documented by Art Rosenbaum)

Best Album Notes: Miles Davis, Kind of Blue: 50th Anniversary Collector’s Edition (Francis Davis, album notes writer)

Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package: In Rainbows

Best Recording Package: Metallica, Death Magnetic (Bruce Duckworth, Sarah Moffat and David Turner, art directors)

Best Song Written for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media: Peter Gabriel and Thomas Newman, “Down to Earth” (From Wall-E)

Best Score Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media: James Newton Howard and Hans Zimmer, The Dark Knight

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

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  • JustWhatever

    same old winners every year. i’m bored of the grammys.

  • cutie


  • Jayne

    I am extremely happy for John Mayer – Congrats to you John – I am a big fan of your music – I also had a wish that you would either write a song for Rihanna and work with her – this would be a very unique collaboration I think. I have your music in my cell phone, in the car and obviously at home – can’t get enough of that beautiful music you produce. You are a brilliant musician, a master of musical art.


  • Yale

    I only care that Kings of Leon won!

  • Alex

    Who gives a F— about Robert Plant and that Alison chick.
    Who bought that crap?

  • Alice

    Jason Mraz should have won.

  • Diana

    OMG he is ugly.

  • t.c.k.

    a bunch of artists were gipped by alison and robert plant.

  • Mike

    I agree Jason Mraz was cheated. John a$$ kissed to get his award.

  • Anonymous

    !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! STOP !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Take all of your bullshit comments
    Your ugly little red carpet lies
    Your paid CAA contract with Jen Aniston
    Better shove ‘em up where the sun don’t shine
    Stop Talking bullshit to people that don’t wanna hear it [x8]
    Walking like a smug black pimp
    Fighting managers that want to shut your mouth
    Tapping out some other guys blues licks
    Pretending that you wrote it yourself
    If you could only . . .
    Stop Talking bullshit to people that don’t wanna hear it [x8]
    Have no fear for profiting off lies
    Have no fear for kissing Perez
    You’d better know that in the end
    Its better off to shut you mouth
    And go away before you get it smacked
    Stop Talking bullshit to people that don’t wanna hear it [x8]

  • marykate

    I almost cried when TI didn’t win the best rap album of the year. Paper Trail is one of the best albums, ever.

  • Soni hannigan

    I can not belive that High School Musical 3 got no nominations and no awards. What happened!

  • Isla

    Mayer more than like brought both grammys.

  • smart cookie

    he is so fug & mediocre talent.
    those ears, those eyes, those bushy fug

  • jenna

    katy Perry sucked it hard tonight…and I usually like her…did anyone agree???

  • Masy

    These awards are not special any more. I agree they can be brought. Mayer probably brought his.
    The narcissistic bas#ard can’t stand not being left out. He performance was crap. I agree he is ugly.

  • she-who-shall-not-be-named

    Well John & Jen are officially A-list couple, standing right next to Brangelina. Anniston already got her upgrade!

  • Cami

    I can’t believe this copy cat won anything. All he does is rip off other people music and pass it as his own. Then pay his way into places he don’t belong. The other artists got cheated big time but this douche bag jerk. Butt ugly poser. I will be glad when his underhanded cr@p blow up in his face.

  • Tina

    Mayer sucked big time.

  • Tina

    Yeah that’s a ugly mug there. He should stick those thing up his douche bag @ss. He acts like he is 14 years old.

  • jen fan

    Congratulations John Mayer for your two Grammys.

  • Jill

    And where was Aniston on this momentous occasion? Shouldn’t see have been there cheering for him? She is his girlfriend *snicker*, isn’t she? Don’t tell me Mayer bailed on her again?

  • Tari

    i cnt understand u people who really choses the grammy winners coz for some of the categories they chose total crap and left out the good stuff… who is this plant guy and a span of some of the other peopl mentioned. lets be real… can we have a better selection next time…

  • mina-k

    who is Rob Plant and that alison chic????? I aint never heard of them so they must not be all that!!!!!!! Who chooses the winners??
    I am happy Weezy won tho, he is good!!!

  • Jonasfan

    WTF! The Jonas Brothers so should have won!

    I bet the Grammy commitee was like, “Eenie meenie minie moe, let’s just pick the fattest hoe!” when they chose Adele.

    Ugh. What is the world coming to!


  • lex

    i am so happy kings of leon won an award=) i love the followhills

  • Mary

    This douche bag robbed Jason Mraz. Jason worked to put out a album and this bum did not. He lay on his behind screwing around.
    This jerk has no conscience and that’s how he can live with him self. I hope the jerk choke on those awards.

  • Hal

    Mayer and Jen are not a couple. That’s why she was not there. Mayer is just using her name to pull him self up the ladder. Hollywood is so fake now.

  • Samantha aka Jason mraz lover

    John Mayer sucks, I agree with whoever said he kissed ass to get it! Jason Mraz deserved the grammys more!! His music is much more interesting and hes not a sell out like Mayer. Jason Mraz won the people’s grammy I think!!

  • Samantha aka Jason mraz lover

    John Mayer sucks, I agree with whoever said he kissed ass to get it! Jason Mraz deserved the grammys more!! His music is much more interesting and hes not a sell out like Mayer. Jason Mraz won the people’s grammy I think!!

  • Brit

    I love Kings of Leon their album is hot. Way hotter than any thing gay Mayer would ever write. They should have gotten more awards.

  • Brit

    What is this gaywad wearing. Did he put check implants in his face. If so he should take them out because his face looks like his ar$e.

  • buddy

    you guys are all f***s. John Mayer is one of the most musically talented people alive. Have you ever read his music? He knows how to make something very easy sound extremely difficult. He’s a GENIUS. I don’t even have to mention his guitar skills. You idiots obviously don’t know s**t about music.
    Congats John.

  • Jonas hater

    the jonas brothers have absolutely no musical talent ever. they can’t sing worth shit.

  • Mayer is a Jerk

    John robbed Jason Mraz big time. Jason worked hard Mayer didn’t. JM probably suc!(ed some guy off for his awards.

  • Juanita

    Jennifer Hudson rocked the house!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Paul

    Mayer has no talent if he did he would not need Jennifer Aniston to help him get media attention and buy him TV shows. Mayer can go kiss Jen Asston for getting him two awards and a TV show because this a-hole can’t do any thing on his own. Jerk can’t even get the paps to take his picture without being connected to Jen.
    So John call mommy up and thank her for buying you the awards like a good little boy.

  • Nadinee

    i agree with Buddy.
    If John wasn’t with Jen, you all wouldn’t give a shit if he got the awards. His great at music

  • Jean

    John Mayer suck-Jason Mraz all the way. Genuine talent there.
    John’s stunt life pays off again.

  • TJ

    I agree with Alice, Mike Samantha and the rest. Mraz should have won. I can’t stand Mayer. He cheated a good artist.

  • Mike

    Douchifer will never be an A-list couple. Wake up out of your dream. Nobody like those to desperate douche bags. They are just to stupid to know people don’t like them and to dumb to go away. They will only last long as the money they have in their pockets last. When the money run out they are finished in HW.

  • Tina

    Mike can I add… you going to be an A-list couple when your chick keep mooning for her ex in the media and John keep throwing puns at her ex-husband. They sound more like heckle and Jeckle.

  • Dav

    I know a lot about music and what Mayer do is not all that. He is overrated.

  • duncan

    thank god metallica won best metal performance they deserved it and FYI Coldplay ain’t rock!

    For htose of u who don’t know who robert plant he was the lead singer of led zeppelin ok that is real music not jason mraz crap

  • alex w

    In Europe he’s known only for his relationship with Jennifer aniston…he’s so overrated..he doesn’t deserve this consideration!!!

  • me

    #15 i agree….katy was horrible singing live…really was not good at all.

    i’m glad kings of leon won and coldplay got song of the year (of course…) for viva la vida. album and record of the year should of been coldplay

  • hahahahahaha

    where’s jen? hahahahaha sham romance she desperate and manless

  • hahahahahaha

    never heard of Raising Sand. jm only won coz he’s whit3

  • jade

    Hi jen fan!
    The Grammy program just ended here in California. It ended at 11:30.
    I was very happy John won two Grammy’s.But I was hoping he and
    Alicia Keys would have won the collaboration Grammy,but two is better than none.
    Let me know if you heard the Red Carpet interview,with Ryan and John.Don’t forget to watch John on Ellen’s show,tomorrow (Monday).

  • Sarah May

    flight of the conchords should have won. grrrr