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53rd Grammy Award winners list(2011)

The winners of the 53rd  Grammy Awards are:

Best New Age Album: “Miho: Journey to the Mountain” by the Paul Winter Consort

Best Hawaiian Music Album: “Huana Ke Aloha” by Tia Carrere

Best Native American Music Album: “2010 Gathering of Nations Pow Wow: A Spirit’s Dance” by Various Artists

Best Zydeco or Cajun Music Album: “Zydeco Junkie” by Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band

Best Musical Album for Children: “Tomorrow’s Children” by Pete Seeger with the Rivertown Kids and Friends

Best Spoken Word Album for Children: “”Collection of Poems, Songs, and Lullabies” by Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton

Best Spoken Word Album: “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Presents Earth” (an audio book) by Jon Stewart, Samantha Bee, Wyatt Cenac, Jason Jones, John Oliver, and Sigourney Weaver

Best Musical Show Album: “American Idiot” by Green Day and the Broadway Cast

Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, Television, or Other Visual Media: “Crazy Heart” by Various Artists

Best Score Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, Television, or Other Visual Media: “Toy Story 3” written by Randy Newman

Best Song Written for Motion Picture, Television, or Other Visual Media: “The Weary Kind” from “Crazy Heart” “The Path Among the Trees” composed by Billy Childs

Best Instrumental Composition:

Best Instrumental Arrangement: “Carlos” arranged by Vince Mendoza

Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s): “Baba Yetu” arranged by Christopher Tin

Best Recording Package: “Brothers” by The Black Keys

Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package: “under Great White Northern Lights” a limited edition set by The White Stripes

Best Album Notes: “Keep an Eye on the Sky” by Big Star

Best Historical Album: “The Original Studio Recordings of The Beatles” by The Beatles

Best Non-Classical Engineered Album: “Battle Studies” by John Mayer

Best Non-Classical Remixed Recording: “Revolver” by Madonna with David Guetta and Afrojack remixers

Best Surround Sound Album: “Britten’s Orchestra” by Michael Stern and the Kansas City Symphony

Best Short Form Music Video: “Bad Romance” by Lady Gaga

Best Long Form Music Video: “When You’re Strange” by The Doors

Best Dance Recording: “Only Girl (in the World)” by Rihanna

Best Electronic/Dance Album: “LaRoux” by LaRoux

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album: “Crazy Love” by Michael Buble’

Best Contemporary Jazz Album: “The Stanley Clarke Band” by The Stanley Clarke Band

Best Jazz Vocal Album: “Eleanora Fagan (1925-1959): To Billie with Love from Dee Dee” by Dee Dee Bridgewater

Best Gospel Performance: “Grace” by BeBe and CeCe Winans

Best Gospel Song: “It’s What I Do” by Kirk Whalum and Lalah Hathaway

Best Rock or Rap Gospel Album: “Hello Hurricane” by Switchfoot

Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album: “Love God, Love People.” By Israel Houghton

Best Southern, Country, or Bluegrass Gospel Album: “The Reason” by Diamond Rio

Best Traditional Gospel Album: “Downtown Church” by Patty Griffin

Best Contemporary R&B Gospel Album:

”Still” by BeBe and CeCe Winans

Best Latin Pop Album: “Paraiso Express” by Alejandro Sanz

Best Latin Rock, Alternative or Urban Album: “El Existential” by Grupo Fantasma

Best Tropical Latin Album:

”Viva La Tradicion” by the Spanish Harlem Orchestra

Best Tejano Album: “Recuerdos” by Little Joe and La Familia

Best Norteno Album: “Classic” by Intocable

Best Banda Album: “Enamorate De Mi” by El Guero Y Su Banda Centenario

Best Reggae Album: “Before the Dawn” by Buju Banton”

Best Traditional World Music Album: “Ali and Toumani” by Ali Farka Toure and Tourmani Diabate

Best Contemporary World Music Album: “Throw Down Your Heart, Africa Sessions part 2: Unreleased Tracks” by Bela Fleck

Best Comedy Album: “Stark Raving Black” by Lewis Black

Best Classical Engineered Album: “Daugherty: Metropolis Symphony; Deus Ex Machina” by Giancarlo Guerrero and the Nashville Symphony Orchestra

and

”Porter, Quincy: Complete Viola Works” by Eliesha Nelson and John McLaughlin

Classical Producer of the Year: David Frost

Best Classical Album: “Verdi: Requiem” by Ildar Abdrazakov, Olga Borodina, Barbara Frittoli, Mario Seffiri, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and the Chicago Symphony Chorus

Best Orchestral Performance: “Daugherty: Metropolis Symphony; Deus Ex Machina” by Giancarlo Guerrero and the Nashville Symphony

Best Opera Recording: “Saariaho: L’Amour De Loin” by the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin

Best Choral Performance: “Verdi: Requiem” by Ildar Abdrazakov, Olga Borodina, Barbara Frittoli, Mario Seffiri, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and the Chicago Symphony Chorus

Best Instrumental Soloist Performance with an Orchestra: “Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 23 & 24” by The Cleveland Orchestra

Best Instrumental Soloist Performance without an Orchestra: “Messiaen: Livre Du Saint-Sacrement” by Paul Jacobs

Best Chamber Music Performance: “Ligeti: String Quartets Nos. 1 & 2” by the Parker Quartet

Best Small Ensemble Performance: “Dinastia Borja” by Pascal Bertin, Daniele Carnovich, Lior Elmalich, Montserrat Figueras, Driss El Maloumi, Marc Mauillon, Lluis Vilamajo, Furio Zanasi, Josep Piera, and Francisco Rojas

Best Classical Vocal Performance: “Sacrificium” by Giovanni Antonini and Giardino Armonico

Best Classical Contemporary Composition: “Daugherty: Metropolis Symphony; Deus Ex Machina” by Giancarlo Guerrero

Best Classical Crossover Album: “Calling at Dawn” by Christopher Tin

Best Alternative Music Album: “Brothers” by The Black Keys

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance: “Bittersweet” by Fantasia

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance: “There Goes My Baby” by Usher

Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals: “Soldier of Love” by Sade

Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance: “Hang on in There” by John Legend and The Roots

Best Urban/Alternative Performance: “F*** You” (Forget You) by Cee Lo Green

Best R&B Song: “Shine” by John Legend and The Roots

Best R&B Album: “Wake Up!” by John Legend and The Roots

Best Contemporary R&B Album: “Raymond V Raymond” by Usher

Best Rap Solo Performance: “Not Afraid” by Eminem

Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group: “On to the Next One” by Ja-Z and Swizz Beatz

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration: “Empire State of Mind” by Jay-Z and Alicia Keys

Best Rap Song: “Empire State of Mind” by Jay-Z and Alicia Keys

Best Male Country Vocal Performance: “Til Summer Comes Around” by Kieth Urban

Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals: “Need You Now” by Lady Antebellum

Best Country Collaboration with Vocals: “As She’s Walking Away” by the Zac Brown Band and Alan Jackson

Best Country Instrumental Performance: “Hummingbyrd” by Marty Stuart

Best Country Song: “Need You Now” by Lady Antebellum

Best Improvised Jazz Solo: “A Change is Gonna Come” by Herbie Hannock

Best Jazz Instrumental Album: “Moody 4B” by James Moody

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album: “Mingus Big Band Live at Jazz Standard” by the Mingus Big Band

Best Latin Jazz Album: “Chucho’s Steps” by Chucho Valdes and the Afro-Cuban Messengers

Best Americana Album: “You are not Alone” by Mavis Staples

Best Bluegrass Album: “Mountain Soul II” by Patty Loveless

Best Traditional Blues Album: “Joined at the Hip” by Pinetop Perkins and Willie “Big Eyes” Smith

Best Contemporary Blues Album: “Living Proof” by Buddy Guy

Non-Classical Producer of the Year: Danger Mouse

Best Contemporary Folk Album: “God Willin’ & the Creek Don’t Rise” by Ray LaMontagne and the Pariah Dogs

Best Traditional Folk Album: “Genuine Negro Jog” by Carolina Chocolate Drops

Best Rock Song: “Angry World” by Neil Young

Bet Rock Instrumental Performance: “Hammerhead” by Jeff Beck

Best Metal Performance: “El Dorado” by Iron Maiden

Best Hard Rock Performance: “New Fang” by Them Crooked Vultures

Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals: “Tighten Up” by The Black Keys

Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance: “Helter Skelter” by Sir Paul McCartney

Best Pop Instrumental Album: “Take Your Pick” by Larry Carlton and Tak Matsumoto

Best Pop Instrumental Performance: “Nessun Dorma” by Jeff Beck

Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals: “Imagine” by Herbie Hancock, Pink, India Arie, Seal, Konono No 1, Jeff Beck, and Oumou Sangare

Best Male Pop Vocal Performance: “Just the Way You Are” by Bruno Mars

Best Female Pop Vocal Performance: “Bad Romance” by Lady Gaga

Best Rock Album: “The Resistance” by Muse

Best Pop vocal Album: “Fame Monster” by Lady Gaga

Best Country Album: “Need You Now” by Lady Antebellum

Song of the Year: “Need You Now” by Lady Antebellum

New Artist of the Year: Esperanza Spalding

Best Rap Album: “Recovery” by Eminem

Record of the Year: “Need You Now” by Lady Antebellum“The Suburbs” by Arcade Fire

Album of the Year:

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