Washington (ANI): A list of some of the top winners of the 2011 Grammy Awards includes Record of the Year which was awarded to Lady Antebellum for 'Need You Now". According to the official Grammy website, Album Of The Year was awarded to Canadian indie rock band Arcade Fire for 'The Suburbs", and Song Of The Year was awarded to Lady Antebellum"s 'Need You Now".
The award for Best New Artist was given to Esperanza Spalding, and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance was given to Lady Gaga for 'Bad Romance". The Best Male Pop Vocal Performance was awarded to Bruno Mars for 'Just The Way You Are", and Best Pop Vocal Album was given to Lady Gaga"s 'The Fame Monster".
Paul McCartney"s 'Helter Skelter" earned him the award for Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance, and Neil Young"s 'Angry World" got the Best Rock Song award. The Best Female R 'n" B Vocal Performance was awarded to Fantasia for 'Bittersweet", and the Best Male R 'n" B Vocal Performance went to Usher for 'There Goes My Baby". Rapper Eminem was awarded Best Rap Solo Performance for 'Not Afraid".
The following is thewinners list of Grammy Awards 2011:
Album Of The Year: The Suburbs – Arcade Fire
Record Of The Year: Need You Now – Lady Antebellum
Best Rap Album: Recovery – Eminem
Best New Artist: Esperanza Spalding
Song Of The Year: Need You Now – Dave Haywood, Josh Kear, Charles Kelley & Hillary Scott, songwriters (Lady Antebellum)
Best Country Album: Need You Now – Lady Antebellum
Best Pop Vocal Album: The Fame Monster – Lady Gaga
Best Rock Album: The Resistance – Muse
Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals: Hey, Soul Sister (Live) – Train
Best Female Country Vocal Performance: The House That Built Me – Miranda Lambert
Best Rap Album of the Year: Recovery, Eminem
Traditional Pop Vocal Album: Michael Buble, Crazy Love
Female Pop Vocal Performance: Lady Gaga, “Bad Romance," The Fame Monster
Male Pop Vocal Performance: Bruno Mars, “Just The Way You Are," Doo-Wops & Hooligans
Pop Collaboration With Vocals: “Imagine," Herbie Hancock, Pink, India.Arie, Seal, Konono No 1, Jeff Beck & Oumou Sangare, The Imagine Project
Pop Instrumental Performance: “Nessun Dorma," Jeff Beck, Emotion & Commotion
Pop Instrumental Album: Take Your Pick, Larry Carlton & Tak Matsumoto
Female R&B Vocal Performance: Fantasia, “Bittersweet," Back to Me
Male R&B Vocal Performance: Usher, “There Goes My Baby," Raymond V Raymond
R&B Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals: Sade, “Soldier of Love," Soldier of Love
Traditional R&B Vocal Performance: John Legend & The Roots, “Hang On In There," Wake Up!
R&B Song: John Legend & The Roots, “Shine," Wake Up!
R&B Album: Wake Up!, John Legend & The Roots
Contemporary R&B Album: Raymond V Raymond, Usher
Rap Song: Jay-Z & Alicia Keys, “Empire State of Mind," The Blueprint 3
Rap/Sung Collaboration: Jay-Z & Alicia Keys, “Empire State of Mind," The Blueprint 3
Rap Performance by a Duo or Group: Jay-Z & Swizz Beatz, “On to the Next One," The Blueprint 3
Rap Solo Performance: Eminem, “Not Afraid," Recovery
Urban/Alternative Performance: “F*** You," Cee Lo Green
Solo Rock Vocal Performance: Paul McCartney, “Helter Skelter," Good Evening New York City
Rock Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals: The Black Keys, “Tighten Up," Brothers
Rock Song: “Angry World," Neil Young, Le Noise
Hard Rock Performance: New Fang, “Them Crooked Vultures," Them Crooked Vultures
Metal Performance: “El Dorado," Iron Maiden, The Final Frontier
Rock Instrumental Performance: Jeff Beck, “Hammerhead," Emotion & Commotion
Country Album: Lady Antebellum, Need You Now
Female Country Vocal Performance: Miranda Lambert, " The House That Built Me," Revolution
Male Country Vocal Performance: Keith Urban, “'Til Summer Comes Around"
Country Song: “Need You Now," Dave Haywood, Josh Kear, Charles Kelley & Hillary Scott, songwriters (Lady Antebellum) (Need You Now)
Country Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals: Lady Antebellum, “Need You Now"
Country Instrumental Performance: Marty Stuart, “Hummingbyrd" (Ghost Train: The Studio B Sessions)
New Age Album: Miho: Journey to the Mountain, Paul Winter Consort
Contemporary Jazz Album: The Stanley Clarke Band, The Stanley Clarke Band
Jazz Vocal Album: Eleanora Fagan (1915-1959): To Billie With Love From Dee Dee, Dee Dee Bridgewater