Grammy Awards 2011: Complete List of Winners

The 54th annual Grammy Awards take place on Feb. 12 at the Staple Center in Los Angeles and air on CBS beginning at 8 p.m. ET/PT. Winners in 78 categories were announced in a pre-telecast ceremony. 


Album Of The Year
X – "21" – Adele
"Wasting Light" – Foo Fighters
"Born This Way – Lady Gaga
Doo -Wops & Hooligans – Bruno Mars
Loud – Rihanna

Record Of The Year
X – "Rolling In The Deep" – Adele
"Holocene" – Bon Iver
"Grenade" – Bruno Mars
"The Cave" – Mumford & Sons
"Firework" – Katy Perry

Best New Artist
The Band Perry
X – Bon Iver
J. Cole
Nicki Minaj

Song Of The Year
"All Of The Lights"
Jeff Bhasker, Malik Jones, Warren Trotter & Kanye West, songwriters (Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi & Fergie)

"The Cave"
Ted Dwane, Ben Lovett, Marcus Mumford & Country Winston, songwriters (Mumford & Sons)

Brody Brown, Claude Kelly, Philip Lawrence, Ari Levine, Bruno Mars & Andrew Wyatt, songwriters (Bruno Mars)

Justin Vernon, songwriter (Bon Iver)

X – "Rolling In The Deep"
Adele Adkins & Paul Epworth, songwriters (Adele)


Best Pop Solo Performance
X – "Someone Like You" – Adele
"Yoü And I" – Lady Gaga
"Grenade" – Bruno Mars
"Firework" – Katy Perry
"F***in' Perfect" – Pink

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
X – "Body And Soul" – Tony Bennett & Amy Winehouse
"Dearest" – The Black Keys
"Paradise" – Coldplay
"Pumped Up Kicks" – Foster The People
"Moves Like Jagger" – Maroon 5 & Christina Aguilera

Best Pop Vocal Album
X – "21" – Adele
"The Lady Killer" – Cee-Lo Green
"Born This Way" – Lady Gaga
"Doo-Wops & Hooligans" – Bruno Mars
"Loud" – Rihanna

Best Pop Instrumental Album
"Wish Upon a Star" – Jenny Oaks Baker
"E Kahe Malie" – Daniel Ho
X – "The Road from Memphis" – Booker T. Jones
"Hello Tomorrow" – Dave Koz
"Setzer Goes Instru-Mental!" – Brian Setzer


Best Dance Recording
"Raise Your Weapon" – Deadmau5 & Greta Svabo Bech
"Barbra Streisand" – Duck Sauce
"Sunshine" – David Guetta & Avicii
"Call Your Girlfriend" – Robyn
X – "Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites" – Skrillex
"Save The World" – Swedish House Mafia

Best Dance/Electronica Album
"Zonoscope" – Cut Copy
"4×4=12" – Deadmau5
"Nothing But the Beat" – David Guetta
"Body Talk Pt. 3" – Robyn
X – "Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites" – Skrillex


Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
X – "Duets II" – Tony Bennett
"The Gift" – Susan Boyle
"In Concert On Broadway" – Harry Connick Jr.
"Music Is Better Than Words" – Seth MacFarlane
"What Matters Most" – Barbra Streisand 


Best Rock Performance
"Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall" – Coldplay
"Down By The Water" – The Decemberists
X – "Walk" – Foo Fighters
"The Cave" – Mumford & Sons
"Lotus Flower" – Radiohead

Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance
"On The Backs Of Angels" – Dream Theater
X – "White Limo" – Foo Fighters
"Curl Of The Burl" – Mastodon
"Public Enemy No. 1" – Megadeth
"Blood In My Eyes" – Sum 41

Best Rock Song
"The Cave"
Ted Dwane, Ben Lovett, Marcus Mumford & Country Winston, songwriters (Mumford & Sons)

"Down By The Water"
Colin Meloy, songwriter (The Decemberists)

"Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall"
Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland, Will Champion & Chris Martin, songwriters (Coldplay)

"Lotus Flower"
Colin Greenwood, Jonny Greenwood, Ed O'Brien, Phil Selway & Thom Yorke, songwriters (Radiohead)

X – "Walk"
Dave Grohl, songwriters (Foo Fighters)

Best Rock Album
"Rock 'N' Roll Party Honoring Les Paul" – Jeff Beck
X – "Wasting Light" – Foo Fighters
"Come Around Sundown" – Kings Of Leon
"I'm With You" – Red Hot Chili Peppers
"The Whole Love" – Wilco


Best Alternative Music Album
X – "Bon Iver" – Bon Iver
"Codes And Keys" – Death Cab For Cutie
"Torches" – Foster The People
"Circuital' – My Morning Jacket
"The King Of Limbs" – Radiohead


Best R&B Performance
"Far Away" – Marsha Ambrosius
"Not My Daddy" – Kelly Price & Stokley
"Pieces Of Me" – Ledisi
X – "Is This Love" – Corinne Bailey Rae
"You Are" – Charlie Wilson

Best Traditional R&B Performance
"Sometimes I Cry" – Eric Benét
X – "Fool For You" – Cee Lo Green & Melanie Fiona
"Radio Message" – R. Kelly
"Good Man" – Raphael Saadiq
"Surrender" – Betty Wright & The Roots

Best R&B Song
"Far Away"
Marsha Ambrosius, Sterling Simms & Justin Smith, songwriters (Marsha Ambrosius)

X- "Fool for You"
Cee Lo Green & Jack Splash, songwriters (Cee-Lo Green and Melanie Fiona)

"Not My Daddy"
Kelly Price, songwriters (Kelly Price and Stokley)

"Pieces Of Me"
Charles Harmon, Claude Kelly & Ledisi Young, songwriters (Ledisi)

"You Are"
Dennis Bettis, Carl M. Days, Jr., Wirlie Morris, Charlie Wilson & Mahin Wilso, songwriters (Charlie Wilson)

Best R&B Album
"F.A.M.E." – Chris Brown
"Second Chance" – El DeBarge
"Love Letter" – R. Kelly
"Pieces Of Me" – Ledisi
"Kelly" – Kelly Price


Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
"Party" – Beyoncé & André 3000
"I'm On One" – DJ Khaled, Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne
"I Need A Doctor" – Dr. Dre, Eminem & Skylar Grey
"What's My Name?" – Rihanna & Drake
"Motivation" – Kelly Rowland & Lil Wayne
X – "All Of The Lights" – Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi & Fergie

Best Rap Performance
"Look At Me Now" – Chris Brown, Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes
X – "Otis" – Jay -Z & Kanye West
"The Show Goes On" – Lupe Fiasco
"Moment 4 Life" – Nicki Minaj & Drake
"Black And Yellow" – Wiz Khalifa

Best Rap Song
X- "All of the Lights"
Jeff Bhasker, Fergie, Malik Jones, Warren Trotter & Kanye West, songwriters (Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi and Fergie)

"Black and Yellow"
Mikkel Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen & Cameron Thomaz, songwriters (Wiz Khalifa)

"I Need a Doctor"
Andre Young, Marshall Mathers III, Alexander Grant & Skylar Grey, songwriters (Dr. Dre, Eminem and Skylar Grey)

"Look at Me Now"
Jean Baptiste, Chris Brown, Ryan Buendia, Trevor Smith, Dwayne Carter, Jr. & Wesley Pentz, songwriters (Chris Brown, Busta Rhymes and Lil Wayne)

Shawn Carter & Kanye West, songwriters (James Brown, Jimmy Campbell, Reg Connelly, Roy Hammond, J. Roach, Kirk Robinson & Harry Woods, songwriters) (Jay-Z & Kanye West)

"The Show Goes On"
Dustin William Brower, Jonathon Keith Brown, Daniel Johnson, Kane & Wasalu Muhammad Jaco, songwriters (Isaac Brock, Dann Gallucci & Eric Judy, songwriters) (Lupe Fiasco)

Best Rap Album
"Watch the Throne" — Jay-Z and Kanye West
"Tha Carter IV" — Lil Wayne
"Lasers" — Lupe Fiasco
"Pink Friday" — Nicki Minaj
X- "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy" — Kanye West


Best Country Solo Performance
"Dirt Road Anthem" – Jason Aldean
"I'm Gonna Love You Through It" – Martina McBride            
"Honey Bee" – Blake Shelton
X – "Mean" – Taylor Swift
"Mama's Song" – Carrie Underwood

Best Country Duo/Group Performance
"Don't You Wanna Stay" – Jason Aldean With Kelly Clarkson
"You and Tequila" – Kenny Chesney Featuring Grace Potter
X – "Barton Hollow" – The Civil Wars
"Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not" – Thompson Square

Best Country Song
"Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not"
Jim Collins & David Lee Murphy, songwriters (Thompson Square)

"God Gave Me You"
Dave Barnes, songwriter (Blake Shelton)

"Just Fishin'"
Casey Beathard, Monty Criswell & Ed Hill, songwriters (Trace Adkins)

X – "Mean"
Taylor Swift, songwriter (Taylor Swift)

"Threaten Me With Heaven"
Vince Gill, Amy Grant, Will Owsley & Dillon O'Brian, songwriters (Vince Gill)

"You And Tequila"
Matraca Berg & Deana Carter, songwriters (Kenny Chesney Featuring Grace Potter)

Best Country Album
"My Kinda Party" – Jason Aldean
"Chief"  – Eric Church
X – "Own the Night"  – Lady Antebellum
"Red River Blue" – Blake Shelton
"Here for a Good Time" – George Strait
"Speak Now" – Taylor Swift


Best New Age Album
"Northern Seas" – Al Conti
"Gaia" – Michael Brant DeMaria
"Wind, Rock, Sea & Flame" – Peter Kater
X – "What's It All About" – Pat Metheny
"Instrumental Oasis, Vol. 6" – Zamora


Best Improvised Jazz Solo
"All Or Nothing At All" – Randy Brecker
"You Are My Sunshine" – Ron Carter
X – "500 Miles High" – Chick Corea
"Work" – Fred Hersch
"Sonnymoon For Two" – Sonny Rollins

Best Jazz Vocal Album
"'Round Midnight" – Karrin Allyson
X – "The Mosaic Project" – Terri Lyne Carrington & Various Artists
"The Gate" – Kurt Elling
"American Road" – Tierney Sutton
"The Music Of Randy Newman" – Roseanna Vitro

Best Jazz Instrumental Album
"Bond: The Paris Sessions" – Gerald Clayton
X – "Forever" – Corea, Clarke & White
"Alone At The Vanguard" – Fred Hersch
"Bird Songs" – Joe Lovano
"Road Shows Vol. 2" – Sonny Rollins
"Timeline" – Yellowjackets

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
"The Jazz Ballad Song Book" – Randy Brecker With DR Big Band
X – "The Good Feeling" – Christian McBride Big Band
"40 Acres And A Burro" – Arturo O'Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra
"Legacy" – Gerald Wilson Orchestra
"Alma Adentro: The Puerto Rican Songbook" – Miguel Zenón


Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance
"Do Everything" – Steven Curtis Chapman
"Alive (Mary Magdalene)" – Natalie Grant
"Your Love" – Brandon Heath
X – "Jesus" – Le'Andria Johnson
"I Lift My Hands" – Chris Tomlin

Best Gospel Song
X – "Hello Fear"
Kirk Franklin, songwriter (Kirk Franklin)

"Sitting With Me"
Erica Campbell, Tina Campbell, Gerald Haddon & Tammi Haddon, songwriters (Mary Mary)

Donald Lawrence, songwriter (Donald Lawrence & Co. Featuring Blanche McAllister-Dykes)

"Trust Me"
Richard Smallwood, songwriter (Richard Smallwood & Vision)

Canton Jones, songwriter (Canton Jones)

Best Contemporary Christian Music Song
X – "Blessings"
Laura Story, songwriter (Laura Story)

"Hold Me"
Jamie Grace Harper, Toby McKeehan & Christopher Stevens, songwriters (Jamie Grace Featuring Tobymac)

"I Lift My Hands"
Louie Giglio, Matt Maher & Chris Tomlin, songwriters (Chris Tomlin)

"Strong Enough"
Matthew West, songwriter (Matthew West)

"Your Love"
Brandon Heath & Jason Ingram, songwriters (Brandon Heath)

Best Gospel Album
"The Love Album" – Kim Burrell
"The Journey" – Andraé Crouch
X – "Hello Fear" – Kirk Franklin
"Something Big" – Mary Mary
"Angel & Chanelle (Deluxe Edition)" – Trin-i-tee 5:7

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album
"Ghosts Upon the Earth" – Gungor
"Leaving Eden" – Brandon Heath
"The Great Awakening" – Leeland
"What If We Were Real" – Mandisa
"Black & White" – Royal Tailor
X – "And If Our God is For Us" – Chris Tomlin


Best Latin Pop, Rock or Urban Album
"Entren Los Que Quieran" – Calle 13
"Entre La Ciudad Y El" – MarGustavo Galindo
"Nuestra" – La Vida Bohème
"Not So Commercial" – Los Amigos Invisibles
X – "Drama" – Maná

Best Regional Mexican or Tejano Album
X – "Bicentenario" – Pepe Aguilar
"Órale" – Mariachi Divas De Cindy Shea
"Amor A La Musica" – Mariachi Los Arrieros Del Valle
"Eres Un Farsante" – Paquita la del Barrio
"Huevos Rancheros" – Joan Sebastian

Best Banda or Norteño Album
"Estare Mejor" – El Güero Y Su Banda Centenario
"Intocable 2011" – Intocable
X – "Los Tigres Del Norte And Friends" – Los Tigres del Norte
"El Árbol" – Los Tucanes de Tijuana
"No Vengo A Ver Si Puedo… Si Por Que Puedo Vengo" – Michael Salgado

Best Tropical Latin Album
"Homenaje A Los Rumberos" – Edwin Bonilla
X – "The Last Mambo" – Cachao
"Mongorama" – José Rizo's Mongorama


Best Americana Album
"Emotional Jukebox" – Linda Chorney
"Pull Up Some Dust And Sit Down" – Ry Cooder
"Hard Bargain" – Emmylou Harris
X – "Ramble At The Ryman" – Levon Helm
"Blessed" – Lucinda Williams

Best Bluegrass Album
X – "Paper Airplane" – Alison Krauss & Union Station
"Reason And Rhyme: Bluegrass Songs By Robert Hunter & Jim Lauderdale" – Jim Lauderdale
"Rare Bird Alert" – Steve Martin And Steep Canyon Rangers
"Old Memories: The Songs Of Bill Monroe" – The Del McCoury Band
"A Mother's Prayer" – Ralph Stanley
"Sleep With One Eye Open" – Chris Thile & Michael Daves

Best Blues Album
"Low Country Blues" – Gregg Allman
"Roadside Attractions" – Marcia Ball
"Man In Motion" – Warren Haynes
"The Reflection" – Keb'Mo'
X – "Revelator" – Tedeschi Trucks Band

Best Folk Album
X – "Barton Hollow" – The Civil Wars
"I'll Never Get Out Of This World Alive" – Steve Earle
"Helplessness Blues" – Fleet Foxes
"Ukulele Songs" – Eddie Vedder
"The Harrow & The Harvest" – Gillian Welch

Best Regional Roots Music Album
"Can't Sit Down" – C. J. Chenier
"Wao Akua – The Forest Of The Gods" – George Kahumoku, Jr.
X – "Rebirth Of New Orleans" – Rebirth Brass Band
"Grand Isle" – Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys
"Not Just Another Polka" – Jimmy Sturr & His Orchesta


Best Reggae Album
"Harlem-Kingston Express Live!" – Monty Alexander
"Reggae Knights" – Israel Vibration
X – "Revelation Pt 1: The Root Of Life" – Stephen Marley
"Wild and Free" – Ziggy Marley
"Summer in Kingston" – Shaggy


Best World Music Album
 "AfroCubism" – AfroCubism
 "Africa For Africa" – Femi Kuti-
"Songs From A Zulu Farm" – Ladysmith Black Mambazo
 X – "Tassili" – Tinariwen


Best Children's Album
X – "All About Bullies… Big And Small" – Various Artists
"Are We There Yet?" – The Papa Hugs Band
"Fitness Rock & Roll" – Miss Amy
"GulfAlive" – The Banana Plant
"I Love: Tom T. Hall's Songs Of Fox Hollow" – Various Artists


Best Spoken Word Album (Includes Poetry, Audio Books & Story Telling)
"Bossypants" – Tina Fey
"Fab Fan Memories – The Beatles Bond" – Various Artists
"Hamlet (William Shakespeare)" – Dan Donohue & Various Artists
X – "If You Ask Me (And Of Course You Won't)" – Betty White
"The Mark Of Zorro" – Val Kilmer & Cast


Best Comedy Album
"Alpocalypse" – "Weird Al" Yankovic
"Finest Hour" – Patton Oswalt
X – "Hilarious" – Louis C.K.
"Kathy Griffin: 50 & Not Pregnant" – Kathy Griffin
"Turtleneck & Chain" – The Lonely Island


Best Musical Theater Album
"Anything Goes"
Sutton Foster & Joel Grey, principal soloists;
Rob Fisher, James Lowe & Joel Moss, producers (Cole Porter, composer/lyricist) (New Broadway Cast Recording)

X – "The Book of Mormon"
Josh Gad & Andrew Rannells, principal soloists;
Anne Garefino, Robert Lopez, Stephen Oremus, Trey Parker, Scott Rudin & Matt Stone, producers; Robert Lopez, Trey Parker & Matt Stone, composers/lyricists (Original Broadway Cast)

"How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying"
John Larroquette & Daniel Radcliffe, principal soloists;
Robert Sher, producer (Frank Loesser, composer/lyricist) (The 2011 Broadway Cast Recording)


Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media
X – "Boardwalk Empire: Volume 1" – Various Artists 
"Burlesque" – Christina Aguilera
"Glee: The Music, Volume 4" – Glee Cast
"Tangled" – Various Artists
"True Blood: Volume 3" – Various Artists

Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media
"Black Swan" – Clint Mansell  
"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" – Alexandre Desplat
X – "The King's Speech" – Alexandre Desplat
"The Shrine" – Ryan Shore
"Tron: Legacy" – Daft Punk

Best Song Written For Visual Media
"Born To Be Somebody" (From Never Say Never)
Diane Warren, songwriter (Justin Bieber)

"Christmastime Is Killing Us" (From Family Guy)
Ron Jones, Seth MacFarlane & Danny Smith, songwriters (Danny Smith, Ron Jones & Seth MacFarlane)

X – "I See the Light" (From Tangled)
Alan Menken & Glenn Slater, songwriters (Mandy Moore & Zachary Levi)

"So Long" (From Winnie The Pooh)
Zooey Deschanel, songwriter (She & Him)

"Where The River Goes" (From Footloose)
Zac Brown, Wyatt Durrette, Drew Pearson & Anne Preven, songwriters (Zac Brown)

"You Haven't Seen the Last of Me" (From Burlesque)
Diane Warren, songwriter (Cher)


Best Instrumental Composition
"Falling Men" – John Hollenbeck, Daniel Yvinec & Orchestre National de Jazz (ONJ)
"Hunting Wabbits 3 (Get Off My Lawn)" – Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band
"I Talk To The Trees" – Randy Brecker With DR Big Band
X – "Life In Eleven" – Béla Fleck and the Flecktones
"Timeline" – Yellowjackets

Best Instrumental Arrangement
"All Or Nothing At All"
Peter Jensen, arranger (Randy Brecker With DR Big Band)

"In The Beginning"
Clare Fischer, arranger (The Clare Fischer Big Band)

"Nasty Dance"
Bob Brookmeyer, arranger (The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra)

X – "Rhapsody In Blue"
Gordon Goodwin, arranger (Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band)

"Song Without Words"
Carlos Franzetti, arranger (Carlos Franzetti & Allison Brewster Franzetti)

Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocals
"Ao Mar" – Vince Mendoza, arranger (Vince Mendoza)
"Moon Over Bourbon Street" – Rob Mathes, arranger (Sting & The Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra)
"On Broadway" – Kevin Axt, Ray Brinker, Trey Henry, Christian Jacob & Tierney Sutton, arrangers (The Tierney Sutton Band)
X – "Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me)" – Jorge Calandrelli, arranger (Tony Bennett & Queen Latifah)
"The Windmills Of Your Mind" – William A. Ross, arranger (Barbra Streisand)


Best Recording Package
"Chickenfoot III" – Todd Gallopo, art director (Chickenfoot)
"Good Luck & True Love" – Sarah Dodds & Shauna Dodds, art directors (Reckless Kelly)
"Rivers And Homes" – Jonathan Dagan, art director (J.Viewz)
X – "Scenes from The Suburbs" – Vincent Morisset, art director (Arcade Fire)
"Watch The Throne" – Virgil Abloh, art director (Jay-Z & Kanye West)

Best Boxed/Special Limited Edition
"The King Of Limbs" – Donald Twain & Zachariah Wildwood, art directors (Radiohead)
X – "The Promise: The Darkness on the Edge of Town Story" – Dave Bett & Michelle Holme, art directors (Bruce Springsteen)
"25th Anniversary Music Box" – Matt Taylor & Ellen Wakayama, art directors (Danny Elfman & Tim Burton)
"25 Years" – James Spindler, art director (Sting)
"Wingless Angels (Deluxe Edition)" – David Gorman, art director (Wingless Angels)


Best Album Notes
"The Bang Years 1966-1968" – Neil Diamond, album notes writer (Neil Diamond)
"The Bristol Sessions, 1927-1928: The Big Bang Of Country Music" – Ted Olson & Tony Russell, album notes writers (Various Artists)
"Complete Mythology" – Ken Shipley, album notes writer (Syl Johnson)
X – "Hear Me Howling!: Blues, Ballads & Beyond As Recorded By The San Francisco Bay By Chris Strachwitz In The 1960s" – Adam Machado, album notes writer (Various Artists)
"The Music City Story: Street Corner Doo Wop, Raw R&B And Soulful Sounds From Berkeley, California 1950-75" – Alec Palao, album notes writer (Various Artists)


Best Historical Album
X – "Band On The Run (Paul McCartney Archive Collection – Deluxe Edition)" – Paul McCartney, compilation producer; Sam Okell & Steve Rooke, mastering engineers (Paul McCartney & Wings)

"The Bristol Sessions, 1927-1928: The Big Bang Of Country Music" – Christopher C. King & Ted Olson, compilation producers; Christopher C. King & Chris Zwarg, mastering engineers (Various Artists)

"Complete Mythology" – Tom Lunt, Rob Sevier & Ken Shipley, compilation producers; Jeff Lipton, mastering engineer (Syl Johnson)

"Hear Me Howling!: Blues, Ballads & Beyond As Recorded By The San Francisco Bay By Chris Strachwitz In The 1960s" – Chris Strachwitz, compilation producer; Mike Cogan, mastering engineer (Various Artists)

"Young Man With The Big Beat: The Complete '56 Elvis Presley Masters" – Ernst Mikael Jorgensen, compilation producer; Vic Anesini, mastering engineer (Elvis Presley)


Best Engineered Album (Non Classical)

"Follow Me Down"
Brandon Bell & Gary Paczosa, engineers; Sangwook "Sunny" Nam & Doug Sax, mastering engineers (Sarah Jarosz)

"The Harrow & The Harvest"
Matt Andrews, engineer; Stephen Marcussen, mastering engineer (Gillian Welch)

"Music Is Better Than Words"
Rich Breen & Frank Filipetti, engineers; Bob Ludwig, mastering engineer (Seth MacFarlane)

"The Next Right Thing"
Kevin Killen, Brendan Muldowney & John Shyloski, engineers; John Shyloski, mastering engineer (Seth Glier)

X – "Paper Airplane"
Mike Shipley, engineer; Brad Blackwood, mastering engineer (Alison Krauss & Union Station)

Producer of the Year (Non Classical)

Danger Mouse
Danger Mouse & Daniele Luppi Present Rome (A)
Meyrin Fields – Broken Bells (S)

X – Paul Epworth
Call It What You Want – Foster The People (T)
I Would Do Anything For You – Foster The People (T)
I'll Be Waiting – Adele (T)
Life On The Nickel – Foster The People (T)
No One's Gonna Love You – Cee-Lo Green (S)
Rolling In The Deep – Adele (T)

The Smeezingtons
Doo-Wops & Hooligans – Bruno Mars (A)
If I Was You (OMG) – Far East Movement Featuring Snoop Dogg (T)
Lighters – Bad Meets Evil Featuring Bruno Mars (T)
Mirror – Lil Wayne Featuring Bruno Mars (T)
Rocketeer – Far East Movement Featuring Ryan Tedder of OneRepublic (T)

Ryan Tedder
Brighter Than The Sun – Colbie Caillat (T)
Favorite Song – Colbie Caillat Featuring Common (T)
I Remember Me – Jennifer Hudson (T)
I Was Here – Beyoncé (T)
Not Over You – Gavin DeGraw (S)
1Nite (One Night) – Cobra Starship (S)
Rumour Has It – Adele (T)
Sweeter – Gavin DeGraw (T)
Who's That Boy – Demi Lovato Featuring Dev (T)

Butch Vig
Wasting Light – Foo Fighters (A)

Best Remixed Recording
X – "Cinema" (Skrillex Remix)
Sonny Moore, remixer (Benny Benassi)

"Collide" (Afrojack Remix)
Afrojack, remixer (Leona Lewis)

"End Of Line" (Photek Remix)
Photek, remixer (Daft Punk)

"Only Girl (In The World)" (Rosabel Club Mix)
Abel Aguilera & Ralphi Rosario, remixers (Rihanna)

"Rope" (Deadmau5 Mix)
Deadmau5, remixer (Foo Fighters)


Best Surround Sound Album
"An Evening With Dave Grusin"
Frank Filipetti & Eric Schilling, surround mix engineers; Frank Filipetti, surround mastering engineer; Phil Ramone, surround producer (Various Artists)

"Grace For Drowning"
Steven Wilson, surround mix engineer; Paschal Byrne, surround mastering engineer; Steven Wilson, surround producer (Steven Wilson)

Morten Lindberg, surround mix engineer; Morten Lindberg, surround mastering engineer; Morten Lindberg, surround producer (Kjetil Almenning, Ensemble 96 & Nidaros String Quartet)

X – "Layla And Other Assorted Love Songs (Super Deluxe Edition)"
Elliot Scheiner, surround mix engineer; Bob Ludwig, surround mastering engineer; Bill Levenson & Elliot Scheiner, surround producers (Derek & The Dominos)

"Spohr: String Sextet In C Major, Op. 140 & Nonet In F Major, Op. 31"
Andreas Spreer, surround mix engineer; Andreas Spreer, surround mastering engineer; Andreas Spreer, surround producer (Camerata Freden)


Best Engineered Album, Classical
X – "Aldridge: Elmer Gantry"
Byeong-Joon Hwang & John Newton, engineers; Jesse Lewis, mastering engineer (William Boggs, Keith Phares, Patricia Risley, Vale Rideout, Frank Kelley, Heather Buck, Florentine Opera Chorus & Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra)

"Glazunov: Complete Concertos"
Richard King, engineer (José Serebrier, Alexey Serov, Wen-Sinn Yang, Alexander Romanovsky, Rachel Barton Pine, Marc Chisson & Russian National Orchestra)

"Mackey: Lonely Motel – Music From Slide"
Tom Lazarus & Bill Maylone, engineers; Joe Lambert, mastering engineer (Rinde Eckert, Steven Mackey & Eighth Blackbird)

"Rachmaninov: Piano Concertos Nos. 3 & 4"
Arne Akselberg, engineer (Leif Ove Andsnes, Antonio Pappano & London Symphony Orchestra)

"Weinberg: Symphony No. 3 & Suite No. 4 From 'The Golden Key'"
Torbjörn Samuelsson, engineer (Thord Svedlund & Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra)

Producer of the Year, Classical

Blanton Alspaugh
Aldridge: Elmer Gantry (William Boggs, Keith Phares, Patricia Risley, Vale Rideout, Frank Kelley, Heather Buck, Florentine Opera Chorus & Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra)
Beethoven: Complete Piano Sonatas (Peter Takács)
Osterfield: Rocky Streams (Paul Osterfield, Todd Waldecker & Various Artists)

Manfred Eicher
Bach: Concertos & Sinfonias For Oboe; Ich Hatte Viel Bekümmernis (Heinz Holliger, Eric Höbarth & Camerata Bern)
Hymns & Prayers (Gidon Kremer & Kremerata Baltica)
Manto & Madrigals (Thomas Zehetmair & Ruth Killius)
Songs Of Ascension (Meredith Monk & Vocal Ensemble, Todd Reynolds Quartet, The M6 & Montclair State University Singers)
Tchaikovsky/Kissine: Piano Trios (Gidon Kremer, Giedre Dirvanauskaite & Khatia Buniatishvili)
A Worcester Ladymass (Trio Mediaeval)

David Frost
Chicago Symphony Orchestra Brass Live (Chicago Symphony Orchestra Brass)
Mackey: Lonely Motel – Music From Slide (Rinde Eckert, Steven Mackey & Eighth Blackbird)
Prayers & Alleluias (Kenneth Dake)
Sharon Isbin & Friends – Guitar Passions (Sharon Isbin & Various Artists)

Peter Rutenberg
Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem, Op. 45 (Patrick Dupré Quigley, James K. Bass, Seraphic Fire & Professional Choral Institute)
The Vanishing Nordic Chorale (Philip Spray & Musik Ekklesia)

X – Judith Sherman
Adams: Son Of Chamber Symphony; String Quartet (John Adams, St. Lawrence String Quartet & International Contemporary Ensemble)
Capricho Latino (Rachel Barton Pine)
85th Birthday Celebration (Claude Frank)
Insects & Paper Airplanes – Chamber Music Of Lawrence Dillon (Daedalus Quartet & Benjamin Hochman)
Midnight Frolic – The Broadway Theater Music Of Louis A. Hirsch (Rick Benjamin & Paragon Ragtime Orchestra)
Notable Women – Trios By Today's Female Composers (Lincoln Trio)
The Soviet Experience, Vol. 1 – String Quartets By Dmitri Shostakovich & His Contemporaries (Pacifica Quartet)
Speak! (Anthony De Mare)
State Of The Art – The American Brass Quintet At 50 (The American Brass Quintet)
Steve Reich: WTC 9/11; Mallet Quartet; Dance Patterns (Kronos Quartet, Steve Reich Musicians & So Percussion)
Winging It – Piano Music Of John Corigliano (Ursula Oppens)


Best Orchestral Performance

Bowen: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 2 – Andrew Davis
(BBC Philharmonic)

X – Brahms: Symphony No. 4 – Gustavo Dudamel
(Los Angeles Philharmonic)

Haydn: Symphonies 104, 88 & 101 – Nicholas McGegan
(Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra)

Henze: Symphonies Nos. 3-5 – Marek Janowski
(Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin)

Martinu: The 6 Symphonies – Jiří Bělohlávek
(BBC Symphony Orchestra)

Best Opera Recording

X – Adams: Doctor Atomic
Alan Gilbert, conductor; Meredith Arwady, Sasha Cooke, Richard Paul Fink, Gerald Finley, Thomas Glenn & Eric Owens; Jay David Saks, producer (Metropolitan Opera Orchestra; Metropolitan Opera Chorus)

Britten: Billy Budd
Mark Elder, conductor; John Mark Ainsley, Phillip Ens, Jacques Imbrailo, Darren Jeffery, Iain Paterson & Matthew Rose; James Whitbourn, producer (London Philharmonic Orchestra; Glyndebourne Chorus)

Rautavaara: Kaivos
Hannu Lintu, conductor; Jaakko Kortekangas, Hannu Niemelä, Johanna Rusanen-Kartano & Mati Turi; Seppo Siirala, producer (Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra; Kaivos Chorus)

Verdi: La Traviata
Antonio Pappano, conductor; Joseph Calleja, Renée Fleming & Thomas Hampson; James Whitbourn, producer (Orchestra of the Royal Opera House; Royal Opera Chorus)

Vivaldi: Ercole Sul Termodonte
Fabio Biondi, conductor; Romina Basso, Patrizia Ciofi, Diana Damrau, Joyce DiDonato, Vivica Genaux, Philippe Jaroussky, Topi Lehtipuu & Rolando Villazón; Daniel Zalay, producer (Europa Galante; Coro Da Camera Santa Cecilia Di Borgo San Lorenzo)

Best Choral Performance

Beyond All Mortal Dreams – American A Cappella
Stephen Layton, conductor (Choir Of Trinity College Cambridge)

Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem, Op. 45
Patrick Dupré Quigley, conductor; James K. Bass, chorus master (Justin Blackwell, Scott Allen Jarrett, Paul Max Tipton & Teresa Wakim; Professional Choral Institute & Seraphic Fire)

Kjetil Almenning, conductor (Nidaros String Quartet; Ensemble 96)

X – Light & Gold
Eric Whitacre, conductor (Christopher Glynn & Hila Plitmann; The King's Singers, Laudibus, Pavão Quartet & The Eric Whitacre Singers)

The Natural World Of Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen
Paul Hillier, conductor (Ars Nova Copenhagen)

Best Small Ensemble Performance

Frank: Hilos
Gabriela Lena Frank; ALIAS Chamber Ensemble

The Kingdoms Of Castille
Richard Savino, conductor; El Mundo

X – Mackey: Lonely Motel – Music From Slide
Rinde Eckert & Steven Mackey; Eighth Blackbird

A Seraphic Fire Christmas
Patrick Dupré Quigley, conductor; Seraphic Fire

Sound The Bells!
The Bay Brass

Best Classical Instrumental Solo

Chinese Recorder Concertos – East Meets West
Lan Shui, conductor; Michala Petri (Copenhagen Philharmonic)

Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2 In C Minor, Op. 18; Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini
Yuja Wang (Claudio Abbado; Mahler Chamber Orchestra)

Rachmaninov: Piano Concertos Nos. 3 & 4
Leif Ove Andsnes (Antonio Pappano; London Symphony Orchestra)

X – Schwantner: Concerto For Percussion & Orchestra
Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor; Christopher Lamb (Nashville Symphony)
Track from: Schwantner: Chasing Light…

Winging It – Piano Music Of John Corigliano
Ursula Oppens

Best Classical Vocal Solo

X – Diva Divo – Joyce DiDonato
Kazushi Ono; Orchestre De L'Opéra National De Lyon; Choeur De L'Opéra National De Lyon

Grieg/Thommessen: Veslemøy Synsk – Marianne Beate Kielland
Nils Anders Mortensen

Handel: Cleopatra – Natalie Dessay
Emmanuelle Haïm; Le Concert D'Astrée

Purcell: O Solitude – Andreas Scholl
Stefano Montanari; Christophe Dumaux; Accademia Bizantina

Three Baroque Tenors – Ian Bostridge
Bernard Labadie; Mark Bennett, Andrew Clarke, Sophie Daneman, Alberto Grazzi, Jonathan Gunthorpe, Benjamin Hulett & Madeline Shaw; The English Concert

Best Contemporary Classical Composition
X – Aldridge, Robert: Elmer Gantry – Robert Aldridge & Herschel Garfein
Crumb, George: The Ghosts Of Alhambra – George Crumb
Friedman, Jefferson: String Quartet No. 3 – Jefferson Friedman
Mackey, Steven: Lonely Motel – Music From Slide – Steven Mackey
Ruders, Poul: Piano Concerto No. 2 – Poul Ruders


Best Short Form Music Video
X – "Rolling in the Deep" – Adele
Sam Brown, video director; Hannah Chandler, video producer

"Yes I Know" – Memory Tapes
Eric Epstein, video director; Eric Epstein, video producer

"All is Not Lost" – OK Go
Itamar Kubovy, Damian Kulash Jr & Trish Sie, video directors; Shirley Moyers, video producer

"Lotus Flower" – Radiohead
Garth Jennings, video director; Garth Jennings, video producer

"First of the Year (Equinox)" – Skrillex
Tony Truand, video director; Noah Klein, video producer

"Perform This Way" – "Weird Al" Yankovic
"Weird Al" Yankovic, video director; Cisco Newman, video producer

Best Long Form Music Video
"I Am… World Tour" – Beyoncé
Ed Burke, Frank Gatson Jr. & Beyoncé Knowles, video directors; Beyoncé Knowles & Camille Yorrick, video producers

X – "Foo Fighters: Back And Forth" – Foo Fighters
James Moll, video director; James Moll & Nigel Sinclair, video producers

"Talihina Sky: The Story Of Kings Of Leon" – Kings Of Leon
Stephen C. Mitchell, video director; Casey McGrath, video producer

"Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest" – A Tribe Called Quest
Michael Rapaport, video director; Robert Benavides, Debra Koffler, Eric Matthies, Frank Mele, Edward Parks & A Tribe Called Quest, video producers

"Nine Types Of Light" – TV On The Radio
Tunde Adebimpe, video director; Michelle An & Braj, video producers