The 52nd Grammys: Discussion Post II

The 52nd Grammys
8:00 PM - 11:30 PM on CBS


Discussion Part III:


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Best Dance Recording
WINNER: "Poker Face" - Lady Gaga
"Boom Boom Pow" - Black Eyed Peas
"When Love Takes Over" - David Guetta & Kelly Rowland
"Celebration" - Madonna
"Womanizer" - Britney Spears

Best Electronic/Dance Album
WINNER: The Fame - Lady Gaga
Divided By Night - The Crystal Method
One Love - David Guetta
Party Rock - LMFAO
Yes - Pet Shop Boys

Best Female Country Vocal Performance
WINNER: "White Horse" - Taylor Swift
"Dead Flowers" - Miranda Lambert
"I Just Call You Mine" - Martina McBride
"Just a Dream" - Carrie Underwood
"Solitary Thinkin'" - Lee Ann Womack

Best Male Country Vocal Performance
WINNER: "Sweet Thing" - Keith Urban
"All I Ask For Anymore" - Trace Adkins
"People Are Crazy" - Billy Currington
"High Cost of Living" - Jamey Johnson
"Living for the Night" - George Strait

Best Country Performance by a Duo/Group With Vocals
WINNER: "I Run to You" - Lady Antebellum
"Cowgirls Don't Cry" - Brooks & Dunn
"Chicken Fried" - Zac Brown Band
"Here Comes Goodbye" - Rascal Flatts
"It Happens" - Sugarland

Best Country Collaboration w/ Vocals
WINNER: "I Told You So" - Carrie Underwood & Randy Travis
"Beautiful World" - Dierks Bentley & Patty Griffin
"Down the Road" - Kenny Chesney & Mac McAnally
"Start a Band" - Brad Paisley & Keith Urban
"Everything But Quits" - Lee Ann Womack & George Strait

Best Country Song
WINNER: "White Horse" - Taylor Swift
"All I Ask For Anymore" - Trace Adkins
"High Cost of Living" - Jamey Johnson
"I Run to You" - Lady Antebellum
"People Are Crazy" - Billy Currington

Best Bluegrass Album
WINNER: The Crow/New Songs For The Five-String Banjo - Steve Martin
Could We Get Any Closer? - Jim Lauderdale
Buckaroo Blue Grass - Michael Martin Murphey
Almost Live - Bryan Sutton And Friends
Destination Life - Rhonda Vincent

Best Children's Music Album
WINNER: Family Time - Ziggy Marley
American Heroes #3 - Jonathan Sprout
Banjo to Beatbox - Cathy & Marcy & Christylez Bacon
Great Day - Milkshake
Jumpin' & Jammin' - Greg & Steve
Pete Seeger Tribute - Ageless Kids' Songs - Buck Howdy

Best Spoken Word Album
WINNER: Always Looking Up - Michael J. Fox
Jonathan Winters - A Very Special Time - Jonathan Winters
The Lincoln-Douglas Debates - Richard Dreyfuss & David Strathairn
The Maltese Falcon - Various Artists Including Michael Madsen, Sandra Oh, Edward Herrmann & OthersYuri Rasovsky
We Can Have Peace In The Holy Land - Jimmy Carter
Wishful Drinking - Carrie Fisher

Best Musical Show Album
WINNER: West Side Story
9 to 5 the Musical
Ain't Misbehavin'
Shrek the Musical

Best Compilation Soundtrack Album
WINNER: Slumdog Millionaire
Cadillac Records - Various Artists
Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds
True Blood

Best Song Written For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media
WINNER: "Jai Ho" (From Slumdog Millionaire
"All Is Love" (From Where the Wild Things Are)
"Decode" (From Twilight))
"Once In A Lifetime" (From Cadillac Records)
"The Wrestler" (From The Wrestler)

Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical
WINNER: "When Love Takes Over" (Electro Extended Remix) - David Guetta, remixer (David Guetta Featuring Kelly Rowland)
"Don't Believe in Love" (Dennis Ferrer Objektivity Mix) - Dennis Ferrer, remixer (Dido)
"The Girl and the Robot" (Jean Elan Remix) - Jean Elan, remixer (Röyksopp)
"I Want You" (Dave Aude Remix) - Dave Aude, remixer (Dean Coleman Featuring DCLA)
"No You Girls" (Trentemøller Remix) - Anders Trentemøller, remixer (Franz Ferdinand)

Best Male Pop Vocal Performance
WINNER: "Make It Mine" - Jason Mraz
"This Time" - John Legend
"Love You" - Maxwell
"If You Don't Know Me by Now" - Seal
"All About The Love Again" - Stevie Wonder

Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals
WINNER: "I Gotta Feeling" - Black Eyed Peas
"We Weren't Born To Follow" - Bon Jovi
"Never Say Never" - The Fray
"Sara Smile" - Daryl Hall & John Oates
"Kids" - MGMT

Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals
WINNER: "Lucky - Jason Mraz & Colbie Caillat
"Sea of Heartbreak" - Rosanne Cash & Bruce Springsteen
"Love Sex Magic" - Ciara & Justin Timberlake
"Baby, It's Cold Outside" - Norah Jones & Willie Nelson
"Breathe" - Taylor Swift & Colbie Caillat

Best Pop Instrumental Album
WINNER: Potato Hole - Booker T. Jones
In Boston - Chris Botti
Legacy - Hiroshima
Modern Art - The Rippingtons Featuring Russ Freeman
Down the Wire - Spyro Gyra

Best Pop Vocal Album
WINNER: The E.N.D. - Black Eyed Peas
Breakthrough - Colbie Caillat
All I Ever Wanted - Kelly Clarkson
The Fray - The Fray
Funhouse - Pink

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
WINNER: "Michael Bublé Meets Madison Square Garden" - Michael Bublé
"A Swingin' Christmas" - Tony Bennett
"Your Songs" - Harry Connick, Jr.
"Liza's at The Palace...!" - Liza Minnelli
"American Classic" - Willie Nelson

Best Rock Solo Vocal Performance
WINNER: "Working On A Dream" - Bruce Springsteen
"Beyond Here Lies Nothin'" - Bob Dylan
"Change In The Weather" - John Fogerty
"Dreamer" - Prince
"Fork in the Road" - Neil Young

Best Rock Performance By a Duo/Group w/ Vocals
WINNER: "Use Somebody" - Kings of Leon
"Can't Find My Way Home" - Eric Clapton & Steve Winwood
"Life in Technicolor II" - Coldplay
"21 Guns" - Green Day
"I'll Go Crazy If I Don't Go Crazy Tonight" - U2

Best Hard Rock Performance
WINNER: "War Machine" - AC/DC
"Check My Brain" - Alice in Chains
"What I've Done" (Live) - Linkin Park
"The Unforgiven III" - Metallica
"Burn It to the Ground" - Nickelback

Best Metal Performance
WINNER: "Dissident Aggressor" - Judas Priest
"Set to Fail" - Lamb of God
"Head Crusher" - Megadeth
"Señor Peligro" - Ministry
"Hate Worldwide" - Slayer

Best Rock Instrumental Performance
WINNER: "A Day in the Life" - Jeff Beck
"Warped Sister" - Booker T. Jones
"Playing With Fire" - Brad Paisley
"Mr. Surfer Goes Jazzin'" - Brian Setzer Orchestra
"Now We Run" - Steve Vai

Best Rock Song
WINNER: "Use Somebody" - Kings of Leon
"The Fixer" - Pearl Jam
"I'll Go Crazy If I Don't Go Crazy Tonight" - U2
"21 Guns" - Green Day
"Working On A Dream" - Bruce Springsteen

Best Alternative Music Album
WINNER: Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix - Phoenix
Everything That Happens Will Happen Today - David Byrne & Brian Eno
The Open Door EP - Death Cab For Cutie
Sounds of the Universe - Depeche Mode
It's Blitz! - Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance
WINNER: "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)" - Beyoncé
"It Kills Me" - Melanie Fiona
"That Was Then" - Lalah Hathaway
"Goin' Thru Changes" - Ledisi
"Lions, Tigers & Bears" - Jazmine Sullivan

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance
WINNER: "Pretty Wings" - Maxwell
"The Point Of It All" - Anthony Hamilton
"SoBeautiful" - Musiq Soulchild
"Under" - Pleasure P
"There Goes My Baby" - Charlie Wilson

Best R&B Performance By a Duo/Group W/ Vocals
WINNER: "Blame It" - Jamie Foxx & T-Pain
"Chocolate High" - India.Arie & Musiq Soulchild
"IfULeave" - Musiq Soulchild & Mary J. Blige
"Higher Ground" - Robert Randolph & The Clark Sisters
"Love Has Finally Come at Last" - Calvin Richardson & Ann Nesby

Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance
WINNER: "At Last" - Beyoncé
"Soul Music" - Anthony Hamilton
"Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight" - Boney James & Quinn
"Sow Love" - Ann Nesby
"Woman Gotta Have It" - Calvin Richardson

Best Urban/Alternative Performance
WINNER: "Pearls" - India.Arie & Dobet Gnahore
"Daykeeper" - The Foreign Exchange
"All Matter" - Robert Glasper & Bilal
"A Tale Of Two" - Eric Roberson, Ben O'Neill & Michelle Thompson
"Blend" - Tonex

Best R&B Song
WINNER: "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)" - Beyoncé
"Blame It" - Jamie Foxx & T-Pain
"Lions, Tigers & Bears" - Jazmine Sullivan
"Pretty Wings" - Maxwell
"Under" - Pleasure P

Best R&B Album
WINNER: BLACKsummers'night - Maxwell
The Point Of It All - Anthony Hamilton
Testimony: Vol. 2, Love & Politics - India.Arie
Turn Me Loose - Ledisi
Uncle Charlie - Charlie Wilson

Best Contemporary R&B Album
WINNER: "I Am... Sasha Fierce" - Beyoncé
"Intuition" - Jamie Foxx
"The Introduction of Marcus Cooper" - Pleasure P
"Ready" - Trey Songz
"Thr33 Ringz" - T-Pain

Best Rap Solo Performance
WINNER: "D.O.A. (Death Of Auto-Tune)" - Jay-Z
"Best I Ever Had" - Drake
"Beautiful" - Eminem
"Day 'N' Nite" - Kid Cudi
"Casa Bey" - Mos Def

Best Rap Performance By a Duo/Group
WINNER: "Crack A Bottle" - Eminem, Dr. Dre & 50 Cent
"Too Many Rappers" - Beastie Boys & Nas
"Money Goes, Honey Stay" - Fabolous & Jay-Z
"Make Her Say" - Kid Cudi, Kanye West & Common
"Amazing" - Kanye West & Young Jeezy

Best Rap Song
WINNER: "Run This Town" - Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West
"Best I Ever Had" - Drake
"Day 'N' Nite" - Kid Cudi
"Dead and Gone" - T.I. & Justin Timberlake
"D.O.A. (Death Of Auto-Tune)" - Jay-Z

Best Rap Album
WINNER: Relapse - Eminem
Universal Mind Control - Common
R.O.O.T.S. - Flo Rida
The Ecstatic - Mos Def
The Renaissance - Q-Tip

Best Short Form Music Video
WINNER: "Boom Boom Pow" - The Black Eyed Peas
"Mr. Hurricane" - Beast
"Life in Technicolor II" - Coldplay
"Wrong" - Depeche Mode
"Her Morning Elegance" - Oren Lavie

Best Long Form Music Video
WINNER: "The Beatles Love — All Together Now" - Various Artists
"In Boston" - Chris Botti
"Johnny Cash's America" - (Johnny Cash)
"Anita O'Day — The Life Of A Jazz Singer" - Anita O'Day
"Love, Pain & The Whole Crazy World Tour Live" - Keith Urban

Lady Gaga performs and shows us The Fame Factory and Elton John makes an appearance.

Song of the Year presented by Stephen Colbert and his iPad
WINNER: "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)" – Beyoncé
"Poker Face" – Lady Gaga
"Pretty Wings" – Maxwell
"Use Somebody" – Kings of Leon
"You Belong With Me" – Taylor Swift

Green Day and the American Idiot Cast Performs (introduced by Jennifer Lopez)

Best Country Album presented by Josh Duhamel and Kristen Bell
WINNER: Fearless - Taylor Swift
The Foundation - Zac Brown Band
Twang - George Strait
Defying Gravity - Keith Urban
Call Me Crazy - Lee Ann Womack

Beyonce takes the stage (introduced by Simon Baker). Sings "If I Were A Boy" and Alanis Morisette's "You Oughta Know".

Pink performs "Glitter In The Air" the air (introduced by Seal)

Best New Artist (presented by Miranda Lambert and Keith Urban)
WINNER: Zac Brown Band
Keri Hilson
Silversun Pickups
The Ting Tings

Black Eyed Peas perform "Imma Be" (introduced by Miley Cyrus)

Full list of 100+ categories of nominees and winners at