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Grammy Award Winners 2012

Awards Presented February 12, 2012

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Adele - 21

Adele - 21

Courtesy Columbia

The 54th annual Grammy Awards were presented February 12, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. The nominees are voted on and winners selected by members of the Recording Academy.

The Grammy Awards give out over 70 different trophies. Highlighted are the winners in the General, Pop, and Rock categories.

General

Record of the Year

  • Adele - "Rolling In the Deep"
  • Bon Iver - "Holocene"
  • Bruno Mars - "Grenade"
  • Mumford and Sons - "The Cave"
  • Katy Perry - "Firework"

Album of the Year

  • Adele - 21
  • Foo Fighters - Wasting Light
  • Lady Gaga - Born This Way
  • Bruno Mars - Doo-Wops and Hooligans
  • Rihanna - Loud

Song of the Year

  • Adele - "Rolling In the Deep"
  • Bon Iver - "Holocene"
  • Bruno Mars - "Grenade"
  • Mumford and Sons - "The Cave"
  • Kanye West - "All Of the Lights"

Best New Artist

  • The Band Perry
  • Bon Iver
  • J. Cole
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Skrillex

Pop

Best Pop Solo Performance

  • Adele - "Someone Like You"
  • Lady Gaga - "You and I"
  • Bruno Mars - "Grenade"
  • Katy Perry - "Firework"
  • Pink - "F**kin' Perfect"

Best Pop Duo or Group Performance

  • Tony Bennett and Amy Winehouse - "Body and Soul"
  • The Black Keys - "Dearest"
  • Coldplay - "Paradise"
  • Foster the People - "Pumped Up Kicks"
  • Maroon 5 and Christina Aguilera - "Moves Like Jagger"

Best Pop Instrumental Album

  • Jenny Oaks Baker - Wish Upon a Star
  • Daniel Ho - E Kahe Malie
  • Booker T. Jones - The Road From Memphis
  • Dave Koz - Hello Tomorrow
  • Brian Setzer - Setzer Goes Instru-Mental!

Best Pop Vocal Album

  • Adele - 21
  • Cee Lo Green - The Lady Killer
  • Lady Gaga - Born This Way
  • Bruno Mars - Doo-Wops and Hooligans
  • Rihanna - Loud

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

  • Tony Bennett and Various Artists - Duets II
  • Susan Boyle - The Gift
  • Harry Connick, Jr. - In Concert On Broadway
  • Seth MacFarlane - Music Is Better Than Words
  • Barbra Streisand - What Matters Most

Rock

Best Rock Performance

  • Coldplay - "Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall"
  • The Decemberists - "Down By the Water"
  • Foo Fighters - "Walk"
  • Mumford and Sons - "The Cave"
  • Radiohead - "Lotus Flower"

Best Hard Rock / Metal Performance

  • Dream Theater - "On the Backs Of Angels"
  • Foo Fighters - "White Limo"
  • Mastodon - "Curl Of the Burl"
  • Megadeth - "Public Enemy No. 1"
  • Sum 41 - "Blood In My Eyes"

Best Rock Song

  • Coldplay - "Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall"
  • The Decemberists - "Down By the Water"
  • Foo Fighters - "The Walk"
  • Mumford and Sons - "The Cave"
  • Radiohead - "Lotus Flower"

Best Rock Album

  • Jeff Beck - Rock 'n' Roll Party Honoring Les Paul
  • Foo Fighters - Wasting Light
  • Kings Of Leon - Come Around Sundown
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers - I'm With You
  • Wilco - The Whole Love

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