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Grammy 2009 Winners List - MTV

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Grammy 2009 Winners List

Find out who took home the golden gramophones tonight.

MTV News Staff mtvnews 02/08/2009

Dozens of Grammy Awards were handed out Sunday, but in case you missed them, we've got a rundown of the whole shebang (well, OK, the awards we care about, at least). Check 'em out:

Album of the Year

WINNER: Robert Plant and Alison Krauss - Raising Sand

· Coldplay - Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends

· Lil Wayne - Tha Carter III

· Ne-Yo - Year of the Gentleman

· Radiohead - In Rainbows

Record of the Year

WINNER: Robert Plant and Alison Krauss - "Please Read the Letter"

· Adele - "Chasing Pavements"

· Coldplay - "Viva la Vida"

· Leona Lewis - "Bleeding Love"

· M.I.A. - "Paper Planes"

Song of the Year

WINNER: Coldplay - "Viva la Vida"

· Estelle (featuring Kanye West) - "American Boy"

· Adele - "Chasing Pavements"

· Jason Mraz - "I'm Yours"

· Sara Bareilles - "Love Song"

Best New Artist


· Duffy

· Jonas Brothers

· Lady Antebellum

· Jazmine Sullivan

Best Female Pop Vocal Performance

WINNER: Adele - "Chasing Pavements"

· Sara Bareilles - "Love Song"

· Duffy - "Mercy"

· Leona Lewis - "Bleeding Love"

· Katy Perry - "I Kissed a Girl"

· Pink - "So What"

Best Male Pop Vocal Performance

WINNER: John Mayer - "Say"

· Kid Rock - "All Summer Long"

· Paul McCartney - "That Was Me"

· Jason Mraz - "I'm Yours"

· Ne-Yo - "Closer"

· James Taylor - "Wichita Lineman"

Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals

WINNER: Coldplay - "Viva la Vida"

· The Eagles - "Waiting in the Weeds"

· Gnarls Barkley - "Going On"

· Maroon 5 - "Won't Go Home Without You"

· OneRepublic - "Apologize"

Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals

WINNER: Robert Plant & Alison Krauss - "Rich Woman"

· Alicia Keys & John Mayer - "Lesson Learned"

· Madonna, Justin Timberlake & Timbaland - "4 Minutes"

· Rihanna & Maroon 5 - "If I Never See Your Face Again"

· Jordin Sparks & Chris Brown - "No Air"

Best Dance Recording

WINNER: "Harder Better Faster Stronger"

Daft Punk

Thomas Bangalter & Guy Manuel de Homem-Christo, producers; Thomas Bangalter & Guy Manuel de Homem-Christo, mixers

Track from: Alive 2007

· "Ready for the Floor"

Hot Chip

Hot Chip, producers; Dan Carey, mixer

Track from: Made In The Dark

· "Just Dance"

Lady Gaga & Colby O'Donis

RedOne, producer; Robert Orton, mixer

Track from: The Fame

· "Give It 2 Me"


Madonna & The Neptunes, producers; Andrew Coleman & Spike Stent, mixers

Track from: Hard Candy

· "Disturbia"


Brian Kennedy, producer; Phil Tan, mixer

Track from: Good Girl Gone Bad: Reloaded

Best Electronic/Dance Album

WINNER: Alive 2007

Daft Punk

· New York City

Brazilian Girls

· Bring Ya to the Brink

Cyndi Lauper

· X

Kylie Minogue

· Last Night


· Robyn


Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance

WINNER: "Gravity"

John Mayer

Track from: Where The Light Is -- Live In Los Angeles

· "I Saw Her Standing There"

Paul McCartney

Track from: Amoeba's Secret

· "Girls In Their Summer Clothes"

Bruce Springsteen

Track from: Magic

· "Rise"

Eddie Vedder

Track from: Into the Wild

· "No Hidden Path"

Neil Young

Track from: Chrome Dreams II

Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals

WINNER: Kings Of Leon - "Sex on Fire"

· AC/DC - "Rock N Roll Train"

· Coldplay - "Violet Hill"

· Eagles - "Long Road Out of Eden"

· Radiohead - "House of Cards"

Best Hard Rock Performance

WINNER: The Mars Volta - "Wax Simulacra"

· Disturbed - "Inside the Fire"

· Judas Priest - "Visions"

· Mötley Crüe - "Saints of Los Angeles"

· Rob Zombie - "Lords of Salem"

Best Metal Performance

WINNER: "My Apocalypse"


Track from: Death Magnetic

· "Heroes of Our Time"


Track from: Ultra Beatdown

· "Nostradamus"

Judas Priest

Track from: Nostradamus

· "Under My Thumb"


Track from: Cover Up

· "Psychosocial"


Track from: All Hope Is Gone

Best Rock Song

WINNER: "Girls In Their Summer Clothes"

Bruce Springsteen, songwriter (Bruce Springsteen)

Track from: Magic

· "House of Cards"

Colin Greenwood, Jonny Greenwood, Ed O'Brien, Philip Selway & Thom Yorke, songwriters (Radiohead)

Track from: In Rainbows

· "I Will Possess Your Heart"

Benjamin Gibbard, Nicholas Harmer, Jason McGerr & Christopher Walla, songwriters (Death Cab For Cutie)

Track from: Narrow Stairs

· "Sex on Fire"

Caleb Followill, Jared Followill, Matthew Followill & Nathan Followill, songwriters (Kings Of Leon)

Track from: Only by the Night

· "Violet Hill"

Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland, Will Champion & Chris Martin, songwriters (Coldplay)

Track from: Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends

Best Rock Album

WINNER: Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends


· Rock N Roll Jesus

Kid Rock

· Only by the Night

Kings Of Leon

· Death Magnetic


· Consolers of the Lonely

The Raconteurs

Best Alternative Music Album

WINNER: In Rainbows


· Modern Guilt


· Narrow Stairs

Death Cab For Cutie

· The Odd Couple

Gnarls Barkley

·Evil Urges

My Morning Jacket

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance

WINNER: "Superwoman"

Alicia Keys

Track from: As I Am

· "Me, Myself and I"


Track from: The Beyoncé Experience Live Audio

· "Heaven Sent"

Keyshia Cole

Track from: Just Like You

· "Spotlight"

Jennifer Hudson

Track from: Jennifer Hudson

· "Need U Bad"

Jazmine Sullivan

Track from: Fearless

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

WINNER: "Miss Independent"


Track from: Year of the Gentleman

· "You're the Only One"

Eric Benét

Track from: Love & Life

· Take You Down"

Chris Brown

Track from: Exclusive

· "Can't Help But Wait"

Trey Songz

Track from: Trey Day

· "Here I Stand"


Track from: Here I Stand

Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals

WINNER: "Stay With Me (By the Sea)"

Al Green (featuring John Legend)

Track from: Lay It Down

· "Ribbon in the Sky"

Boyz II Men

Track from: A Journey Through Hitsville USA

· "Words"

Anthony David (featuring India.Arie)

Track from: Acey Duecy

· "I'm His Only Woman"

Jennifer Hudson (featuring Fantasia)

Track from: Jennifer Hudson

· "Never Give You Up"

Raphael Saadiq (featuring Stevie Wonder & CJ Hilton)

Track from: The Way I See It

Best Urban/Alternative Performance


Chrisette Michele (featuring

Track from: I Am

· "Say Goodbye To Love"


Track from: Make Sure They See My Face

· "That's the Way of the World"


Track from: Interpretations: Celebrating the Music of Earth, Wind & Fire

· "Wanna Be"


Track from: This Much Is True

· "Many Moons"

Janelle Monae

Track from: Metropolis: The Chase Suite (Special Edition)

· "Lovin' You (Music)"

Wayna (featuring Kokayi)

Track from: Higher Ground

Best R&B Song

WINNER: "Miss Independent"

Mikkel S. Eriksen, T.E. Hermansen & S. Smith, songwriters (Ne-Yo)

Track from: Year of the Gentleman

· "Bust Your Windows"

Salaam Remi & Jazmine Sullivan, songwriters (Deandre Way, Jazmine Sullivan)

Track from: Fearless

· "Customer"

I. Barias, Raheem DeVaughn, C. Haggins, K. Oliver & Johnnie Smith, songwriters (Raheem DeVaughn)

Track from: Love Behind The Melody

· "Heaven Sent"

Keyshia Cole, Jason Farmer & Alex Francis, songwriters (Keyshia Cole)

Track from: Just Like You

· "Spotlight"

Mikkel S. Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen & Shaffer Smith, songwriters (Jennifer Hudson)

Track from: Jennifer Hudson

Best R&B Album

WINNER: Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer Hudson

· Love & Life

Eric Benét

· Motown: A Journey Through Hitsville USA

Boyz II Men

· Lay It Down

Al Green

· The Way I See It

Raphael Saadiq

Best Contemporary R&B Album

WINNER: Growing Pains

Mary J. Blige

· Back Of My Lac'

J. Holiday

· First Love


· Year of the Gentleman


· Fearless

Jazmine Sullivan

Best Rap Solo Performance

WINNER: "A Milli"

Lil Wayne

Track from: Tha Carter III

· "Roc Boys (And the Winner Is)..."


Track from: American Gangster

· "Paris, Tokyo"

Lupe Fiasco

Track from: The Cool

· "N.i.*.*.e.r. (The Slave and the Master)"


Track from: Untitled

· "Sexual Eruption"

Snoop Dogg

Track from: Ego Trippin'

Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group

WINNER: "Swagga Like Us"

jay-z & T.I. (Kanye West & Lil Wayne)

· "Royal Flush"

Big Boi (featuring Raekwon And Andre 3000)

· "Mr. Carter"

Lil Wayne (featuring Jay-Z)

· "Wish You Would"

Ludacris (featuring T.I.)

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

WINNER: "American Boy"

Estelle (featuring Kanye West)

Track from: Shine

· "Low"

Flo Rida (featuring T-Pain)

Track from: Mail On Sunday

· "Green Light"

John Legend (featuring Andre 3000)

Track from: Evolver

· "Got Money"

Lil Wayne (featuring T-Pain)

Track from: Tha Carter III

· "Superstar"

Lupe Fiasco (featuring Matthew Santos)

Track from: The Cool

Best Rap Song

WINNER: "Lollipop"

D. Carter, S. Garrett, D. Harrison, J. Scheffer & R. Zamor, songwriters (Lil Wayne Featuring Static Major)

Track from: Tha Carter III

· "Low"

Tramar Dillard, M. Humphrey, Faheem Najm, Korey Roberson & Howard Simmons, songwriters (Flo Rida Featuring T-Pain)

Track from: Mail On Sunday

· "Sexual Eruption"

Calvin Broadus, S. Lovejoy & D. Stewart, songwriters (Snoop Dogg)

Track from: Ego Trippin'

· "Superstar"

Lupe Fiasco & Soundtrakk, songwriters (Lupe Fiasco Featuring Matthew Santos)

Track from: The Cool

· "Swagga Like Us"

Jeff Bhaskev, D. Carter, S. Carter, Clifford Harris, Plain Pat & Kanye West, songwriters (M. Arulpragasam, N. Headon, M. Jones, J. Mellor, T. Pentz & P. Simonon, songwriters) (Jay-Z & T.I. Featuring Kanye West & Lil Wayne)

Track from: Paper Trail

Best Rap Album

WINNER: Tha Carter III

Lil Wayne

· American Gangster


· The Cool

Lupe Fiasco

· Untitled


· Paper Trail


Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media

WINNER: "Down To Earth" (From "Wall-E")

Peter Gabriel & Thomas Newman, songwriters (Peter Gabriel)

· "Ever Ever After" (from "Enchanted")

Alan Menken & Stephen Schwartz, songwriters (Carrie Underwood)

· "Say" (from "The Bucket List")

John Mayer, songwriter (John Mayer)

· "That's How You Know" (From "Enchanted")

Alan Menken & Stephen Schwartz, songwriters (Amy Adams)

· "Walk Hard" (From "Walk Hard -- The Dewey Cox Story")

Judd Apatow, Marshall Crenshaw, Jake Kasdan & John C. Reilly, songwriters (John C. Reilly)

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


(Various Artists)

·American Gangster

(Various Artists)

·August Rush

(Various Artists)

·Mamma Mia!

Meryl Streep (& Various Artists)

·Sweeney Todd -- The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street

(Various Artists)

Best Score Soundtrack Album For A Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media

WINNER: "The Dark Knight"

James Newton Howard & Hans Zimmer, composers

· "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull"

John Williams, composer

· "Iron Man"

Ramin Djawadi, composer

· "There Will Be Blood"

Jonny Greenwood, composer

· "Wall-E"

Thomas Newman, composer

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical

WINNER:Rick Rubin

· Death Magnetic (Metallica)

· Home Before Dark (Neil Diamond)

· Mercy (Dancing For The Death Of An Imaginary Enemy)

· Seeing Things (Jakob Dylan)

· Weezer (Red Album (Weezer)

Danger Mouse

· Attack & Release (The Black Keys)

· Modern Guilt (Beck)

· The Odd Couple (Gnarls Barkley)

Nigel Godrich

· In Rainbows (Radiohead)

Johnny K

· Big Bad World (The Black Keys)

· The Illusion Of Progress (Beck)

· Light From Above (Black Tide)

· 3 Doors Down (3 Doors Down)

· "American Boy" (Estelle featuring Kanye West))

· "Encanto" (Sergio Mendes)

· "Funky Bahia" (Sergio Mendes featuring & Siedah Garrett)

· "In The Ayer" (Flo Rida featuring

· "Pick It Up" (Fergie)

· "Picture Perfect" (Chris Brown featuring

· "What's Your Name" (Usher featuring

Best Short Form Music Video

WINNER:"Pork and Beans"


Mathew Cullen, video director; Bernard Rahill, video producer

· "Honey"

Erykah Badu

Erykah Badu & Mr. Roboto, video directors; Megan Gutman, video producer

· "Who's Gonna Save My Soul"

Gnarls Barkley

Chris Milk, video director; Anne Johnson, video producer

· "Another Way To Die"

Alicia Keys & Jack White

PR Brown & MK12, video directors; Dexton Deboree, Lance Ebeling, Mick Ebeling, Sheira Rees-Davies & Jane Tredget, video producers

· "House of Cards"


James Frost, video director; Dawn Fanning, video producer

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