The 54th Annual Grammy Awards 2012 took place at The Staples Centre Los Angeles California, on Sunday night.
As LL cool J kick started the evening with a prayer to Whitney Houston, it really set the tone for the rest of the night ,“Although she is gone too soon, we remain truly blessed by her musical spirit’.
Celebrity’s that left armed with a Grammy included Adele who walked away with six awards for ‘Song Of The Year’, ‘Best Pop Solo Performance’, ‘Best Pop Vocal Album’, ’Best Short Form Music Video’, ‘Record Of The Year’, and ’Album Of The Year’. Foo Fighters who came in close second and picked up five Grammy’s for the ‘Best Rock Performance’, ‘Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance’, Best Rock Song’, ‘Best Rock Album’, and ‘Best Long Form Music Video’.
Other proud owners of a Grammy include Skrillex, ‘Best Dance Recording’, Best Dance/Electronica Album’, and ‘Best Remixed Recording Non Classical’. The late Amy Winehouse also won an award for the ‘Best Pop Duo/Group Performance’.
List of the Grammy winners is as followed:
Album Of The Year: Adele- 12
Record Of The Year: Adele – ‘Rolling in the Deep’
Song Of The Year : Adele – ‘Rolling in the Deep’
Best New Artist: Bon Iver
Best Pop Solo Performance: Adele – ‘Someone Like You’
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance: Tony Bennett and Amy Winehouse – ‘Body and Soul’
Best Pop Vocal Album: Adele - 21
Best Dance Recording: Skrillex – ‘Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites’
Best Dance/Electronica Album: Skrillex - Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites
Best Rock Performance: Foo Fighters – ‘Walk’
Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance: Foo Fighters – ‘White Limo’
Best Rock Song: Foo Fighters – ‘Walk’
Best Rock Album: Foo Fighters - Wasting Light
Best Alternative Music Album: Bon Iver - Bon Iver
Best Rap Performance: Jay-z and Kayne West – ‘Otis’
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration: Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi and Fergie – ‘All of the Lights’
Best Rap Song: Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi and Fergie – ‘All of the Lights’
Best Rap Album: Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
Best Country Solo Performance: Taylor Swift-‘Mean’
Best Country Duo/Group Performance: The Civil Wars – ‘Barton Hollow’
Best Country Song: Taylor Swift – ‘Mean’
Best Country Album: Lady Antebellum - Own the Night
Producer of the Year (Non Classical): Paul Epworth
Music Video Field
Best Short Form Music Video: Adele – ‘Rolling in the Deep’
Best Long Form Music Video: Foo Fighters - Foo Fighters: Back and Forth
Watch LL Cool J’s opening speech:
Written By Meha Patel