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2012 Grammy Awards - All The Winners

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Feb. 12 2012, Published 4:15 a.m. ET

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By Alexis Tereszcuk - Senior Reporter

UPDATE: Adele wins Album of the Year for 21!

UPDATE: Adele wins again! She takes home Record of the Year for Rolling in the Deep!

UPDATE: Jennifer Hudson gives an amazing performance of Whitney Houston's "I Will Always Love You!"

UPDATE: Best New Artist award goes to Bon Iver

UPDATE: Best Country Album winner is Lady Antebellum for "Own the Night"

UPDATE: Song of the Year goes to Adele for "Rolling in the Deep"

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UPDATE: Best R&B Album winner is Chris Brown for F.A.M.E.

UPDATE: The Foo Fighters win Best Rock Performance for "Walk!"

UPDATE: Kanye West and Jay-Z win Best Rap Performance for "Otis"

UPDATE: Adele wins Best Pop Solo Performance for "Someone Like You!"

UPDATE: Touching videos of Whitney Houston's Grammy wins - she looked gorgeous every time!

UPDATE: LL Cool J opened the show with a prayer for Whitney. "Heavenly Father, we thank you for sharing our sister Whitney with us. Today, our thoughts are with her mother, her daughter, and all of her loved ones, and although she's gone too soon, we remain truly blessed to have been blessed by her beautiful spirit."

UPDATE: Lots of Awards given out pre-show - Bon Iver won Best Alternative Music Album, Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance "White Limo," Best Rock Song "Walk," Best Rock Album "Wasting Light" winner Foo Fighters, Best Country Solo Performance winner Taylor Swift for "Mean."


The shocking death of Whitney Houston is going to cast a great sadness over the star studded 2012 Grammy Awards, but the show will go on.

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On the night that all of music's greatest talents gather to celebrate their accomplishments, Whitney will be lovingly honored by the friends and fans that loved her, and will have the live updates of the tributes, winners, big moments and everything else that happens at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards!

Jennifer Hudson is expected to be performing a tribute to Whitney, which will showcase her amazing vocal talents.

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Adele is nominated for six Grammys and will be performing, Kanye West is up for seven, and Skillrex's nomination for Best New Artist makes this the category one to watch! Chris Brown will be performing tonight and Rihanna will be teaming up to perform with Chris Martin and Coldplay.

Check back with for the inside scoop from the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles where music royalty will celebrate the 2012 Grammy Awards.

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See below for the complete list of winners:


Album of the Year -- Adele for 21!

Record of the Year -- Adele for "Rolling in the Deep"

Best New Artist -- Bon Iver

Best Country Album -- Lady Antebellum for Own the Night

Song of the Year -- Adele for "Rolling in the Deep"

Best R&B Album -- Chris Brown for F.A.M.E.

Best Rock Performance --  The Foo Fighters for "Walk"

Best Rap Performance -- Kanye West and Jay-Z for "Otis"

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Best Pop Solo Performance -- Adele for "Someone Like You"

Best Alternative Music Album -- Bon Iver for Bon Iver

Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance -- The Foo Fighters for "White Limo"

Best Rock Song -- The Foo Fighters for "Walk"

Best Rock Album -- The Foo Fighters for Wasting Light

Best Country Solo Performance -- Taylor Swift for "Mean"

Country Duo/Group Performance -- The Civil Wars for "Barton Hollow"

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Folk Album -- The Civil Wars for Barton Hollow

Best Country Song -- Taylor Swift’s "Mean"

Best Dance Recording -- Skrillex’s "Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites"

Best Dance/Electronica Album -- Skrillex’s Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites

Best Recording Package -- Caroline Robert for Scenes from The Suburbs, for Arcade Fire

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance -- Tony Bennett and Amy Winehouse for "Body and Soul"

Best Pop Instrumental Album -- Booker T. Jones for The Road from Memphis

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Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album -- Tony Bennett and various artists for Duets II

Best R&B Performance -- Corinne Bailey Rae for "Is This Love"

Best Traditional R&B Performance -- Cee Lo Green and Melanie Fiona for "Fool for You"

Best R&B Song -- Cee Lo Green and Co. for "Fool for You"

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration -- Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi and Fergie’s "All of the Lights"

Best Rap Song -- Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi and Fergie for "All of the Lights"

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Best Rap Album -- Kanye West for My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

Best New Age Album -- Pet Metheny for What’s It All About

Best Improvised Jazz Solo -- Chick Corea for "500 Miles High"

Best Jazz Vocal Album -- Terri Lyne Carrington and various artists for The Mosaic Project

Best Jazz Instrumental -- Corea, Clarke and White for Forever

Best Large Jazz Ensemble -- Christian McBride Big Band's The Good Feeling

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Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance -- Le’Andria Johnson for "Jesus"

Best Gospel Song -- Kirk Franklin for "Hello Fear"

Best Contemporary Christian Music Song -- Laura Story for "Blessings"

Best Gospel Album -- Kirk Franklin for Hello Fear

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album -- Chris Tomlin for And If Our God Is For Us…

Best Latin Pop, Rock or Urban Album -- Mana for Drama Y Luz

Best Regional Mexican or Tejano Album -- Pepe Aguilar for Bicentenario

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Best Bands or Norteno Album -- Los Tigres Del Norte for Los Tigres Del Norte and Friends

Best Tropical Latin Album -- Cachao for The Last Mambo

Best Americana Album -- Levon Helm for Ramble at the Ryman

Best Bluegrass Album -- Alison Krauss and Union Station for Paper Airplane

Best Blues Album -- Tedeschi Trucks Band for Revelator

Best Regional Roots Music Album -- Rebirth Brass Band for Rebirth of New Orleans

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Best Reggae Album -- Stephen Marley for Revelatino Pt. 1: The Root of Life

Best World Music Album -- Tinariwen for Tassili

Best Children’s Album -- All About Bullies… Big & Small

Best Spoken World Album -- Betty White for If You Ask Me (And of Course You Won’t)

Best Comedy Album -- Louis C.K. for Hilarious

Best Musical Theatre Album -- The Book of Mormom

Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media -- Boardwalk Empire: Vol. 1

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Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media -- Alexandre Desplat for The King’s Speech

Best Song Written for Visual Media -- I See the Light (from Tangled)

Best Instrumental Composition -- Bela Fleck and Howard Levy for "Life in Eleven"

Best Instrumental Arrangement -- Gordon Goodwin for "Rhapsody in Blue" for Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band

Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist -- Jorge Calandrelli for Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me), for Tony Bennett and Queen Latifah

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Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package -- Dave Bett and Michelle Holme for The Promise: The Darkness on the Edge of Town Story

Best Album Notes -- Hear Me Howling: Blues, Ballads & Beyond as recorded by the San Francisco Bay by Chris Strachwitz in the 1960s

Best Historical Album -- Band on the Run (Paul McCartney Archive Collection – Deluxe Edition)

Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical -- Alison Krauss and Union Station for Paper Airplane

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Best Producer of the Year, Non-Classical -- Paul Epworth

Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical -- Cinema (Skrillex Remix)

Best Surround Sound Album -- Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs (Super Deluxe Edition)

Best Engineered Album, Classical -- Robert Aldridge for Elmer Gantry

Best Producer of the Year, Classical -- Judith Sherman

Best Orchestral Performance -- Brahms, Symphony No. 4 by Los Angeles Philharmonic, conducted by Gustavo Dudamel

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Best Opera Recording -- Adams: Doctor Atomic

Best Choral Performance -- Light & Gold - Eric Whitacre, conductor (Christopher Glynn & Hila Plitmann; The King's Singers, Laudibus, Pavão Quartet & The Eric Whitacre Singers)

Best Small Ensemble Performance -- Mackey: Lonely Motel – Music from Slide

Best Classical Instrumental Solo -- Schwantner: Concerto for Percussion and Orchestra by Christopher Lamb, Giancarlo Guerrero conducts Nashville Symphony

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Best Classical Vocal Solo -- Joyce DiDonato with Kazushi Ono and Orchestre de l’Opera National de Lyon with Choeur de l’Opera National de Lyon for Diva Divo

Best Contemporary Classical Composition -- Robert Aldridge and Herschel Garfein for Elmer Gantry

Best Short Form Music Video -- Adele's "Rolling in the Deep"

Best Long Form Music Video -- Foo Fighters: Back and Forth


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