Who Won 51st Annual Grammy Awards?

Robert Plant and Alison Krauss at the 2009 Grammys
Date: 
Feb 8, 2009

The duet of Robert Plant and Alison Krauss were the big winners at the 51st Annual Grammy Awards taking five Grammys including Album of the Year for "Raising Sand" and Record of the Year for "Please Read The Letter."

Lil Wayne went in with the most nominations (8) and won three Grammys. Coldplay also won three times.

Performers included U2, Neil Diamond, a Taylor Swift/Miley Cyrus duet and a tribute to the Four Tops.

The ceremony was held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.

2009 Grammy Award Winners

Grammy for Album of the Year
Robert Plant (Raising Sand) 
and Alison Krauss
Other Nominees: Coldplay (Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends); Lil Wayne (Tha Carter III); Ne-Yo (Year Of The Gentleman); Radiohead (In Rainbows)
Grammy for Record of the Year
Robert Plant (Please Read The Letter) 
and Alison Krauss
Other Nominees: Adele (Chasing Pavements); Coldplay (Viva La Vida); Leona Lewis (Bleeding Love); M.I.A. (Paper Planes)
Grammy for Song of the Year
Coldplay (Viva La Vida) 
Guy Berryman; Jonny Buckland; Will Champion; Chris Martin (Songwriters)
Other Nominees: Estelle (American Boy); Adele (Chasing Pavements); Jason Mraz (I'm Yours); Sara Bareilles (Love Song)
Grammy for Best New Artist
Adele 
Other Nominees: Duffy; Jonas Brothers; Lady Antebellum; Jazmine Sullivan
Grammy for Pop Collaboration
Robert Plant (Rich Woman) 
and Alison Krauss
Other Nominees: Alica Keys & John Mayer (Lesson Learned); Madonna & Justin Timberlake (4 Minutes); Rihanna & Maroon 5 (If I Never See Your Face Again); Jordin Sparks & Chris Brown (No Air)
Grammy for Pop Duo or Group with Vocal
Coldplay (Viva La Vida) 
Other Nominees: Eagles (Waiting In The Weeds); Gnarls Barkley (Going On); Maroon 5 (Won't Go Home Without You); OneRepublic (Apologize)
Grammy for Pop Female Vocal Performance
Adele (Chasing Pavements) 
Other Nominees: Sara Barelleis (Love Song); Duffy (Mercy); Leona Lewis (Bleeding Love); Katy Perry (I Kissed A Girl); Pink (So What)
Grammy for Pop Instrumental
Eagles (I Dreamed There Was No War) 
Other Nominees: Steve Cropper & Felix Cavaliere (Love Appetite); Fourplay (Fortune Teller); Stanley Jordan (Steppin Out); Marcus Miller (Blast!)
Grammy for Pop Instrumental Album
Bela Fleck (Jingle All The Way) 
& The Flecktones
Other Nominees: Gerald Albright (Sax For Stax); Larry Carlton (Greatest Hits Rerecorded Volume One); Earl Klugh (The Spice Of Life); Spyro Gyra (A Night Before Christmas)
Grammy for Pop Male Vocal Performance
John Mayer (Say) 
Other Nominees: Kid Rock (All Summer Long); Paul McCartney (That Was Me); Jason Mraz (I'm Yours); Ne-Yo (Closer); James Taylor (Wichita Lineman)
Grammy for Pop Vocal Album
Duffy (Rockferry) 
Other Nominees: Sheryl Crow (Detours); Eagles (Long Road Out Of Eden); Leona Lewis (Spirit); James Taylor (Covers)
Grammy for Hard Rock Performance
The Mars Volta 
Other Nominees: Disturbed (Inside The Fire); Judas Priest (Visions); Motley Crue (Saints Of Los Angeles); Rob Zombie (Lords Of Salem)
Grammy for Metal Performance
Metallica (My Apocalypse) 
Other Nominees: DragonForce (Heroes Of Our Time); Judas Priest (Nostradamus); Ministry (Under My Thumb); Slipknot (Psychosocial)
Grammy for Rock Album
Coldplay (Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends) 
Other Nominees: Kid Rock (Rock N Roll Jesus); Kings Of Leon (Only By The Night); Metallica (Death Magnetic); The Raconteurs (Consolers Of The Lonely)
Grammy for Rock Group Performance
Kings Of Leon (Sex On Fire) 
Other Nominees: AC/DC (Rock N Roll Train); Coldplay (Violet Hill); Eagles (Long Road Out Of Eden); Radiohead (House Of Cards)
Grammy for Rock Instrumental Performance
Zappa Plays Zappa (Peaches En Regalia) 
featuring Steve Vai & Napoleon Murphy Brock
Other Nominees: David Gilmour (Castellorizon); Metallica (Suicide & Redemption); Nine Inch Nails (34 Ghosts I-IV); Rush (Hope)
Grammy for Rock Solo Performance
John Mayer (Gravity) 
Other Nominees: Paul McCartney (I Saw Her Standing There); Bruce Springsteen (Girls In Their Summer Clothes); Eddie Vedder (Rise); Neil Young (No Hidden Path)
Grammy for Rock Song
Bruce Springsteen (Girls In Their Summer Clothes) 
Bruce Springsteen (Songwriter)
Other Nominees: Radiohead (House Of Cards); Death Cab For Cutie (I Will Possess Your Heart); Kings Of Leon (Sex On Fire); Coldplay (Violet Hill)
Grammy for Dance Recording
Daft Punk (Harder Better Faster Stronger) 
Other Nominees: Hot Chip (Ready For The Floor); Lady Gaga & Colby O'Donis (Just Dance); Madonna (Give It 2 Me); Rihanna (Disturbia); Sam Sparro (Black & Gold)
Grammy for Electronic/Dance Album
Daft Punk (Alive 2007) 
Other Nominees: Brazilian Girls (New York City); Cyndi Lauper (Bring Ya To The Brink); Kylie Minogue (X); Moby (Last Night); Robyn (Robyn)
Grammy for Traditional Pop Vocal
Natalie Cole (Still Unforgettable) 
Other Nominees: Michael Feinstein (The Sinatra Project); Josh Groban (Noel); Barry Manilow (In The Swing Of Christmas); Rufus Wainwright (Rufus Does Judy At Carnegie Hall)
Rock
Best Alternative Music Album Radiohead (In Rainbows)
"In Rainbows" by Radiohead
R&B
Best Male R&B Vocal Performance Ne-Yo (Miss Independent)
"Miss Independent" by Ne-Yo
Best Female R&B Vocal Performance Alicia Keys (Superwoman)
"Superwoman" by Alicia Keys
Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group Al Green & John Legend (Stay With Me (By The Sea))
"Stay With Me (By The Sea)" by Al Green
Best Traditional R&B Performance Al Green feat. Anthony Hamilton (You've Got the Love I Need)
"You've Got the Love I Need" by Al Green
Best Urban/Alternative Performance Chrisette Michele feat. will.i.am (Be OK)
"Be OK" by Chrisette Michele
Best R&B Song Ne-Yo (Miss Independent)
Mikkel Eriksen, Tor Hermansen, Ne-Yo (Songwriters)
"Miss Independent" by Ne-Yo
Best R&B Album Jennifer Hudson
"Jennifer Hudson" album
Best Contemporary R&B Album Mary J. Blige (Growing Pains)
"Growing Pains" album by Mary J Blige
Rap
Best Rap Duo or Group Performance T.I. feat. Kanye West, Jay-Z & Lil Wayne (Swagga Like Us)
"Swagga Like Us" by T.I.
Best Rap Solo Performance Lil Wayne (A Milli)
"A Milli" by Lil Wayne
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration Estelle feat. Kanye West (American Boy)
"American Boy" by Estelle
Best Rap Song Lil Wayne (Lollipop)
Dwayne Carter, Stephen Garrett, Darius Harrison, Jim Jonsin & Rex Zamor (songwriters)
Lollipop
Best Rap Album Lil Wayne (Tha Carter III)
Tha Carter III
Country
Best Female Country Performance Carrie Underwood (Last Name)
"Last Name"
Best Male Country Performance Brad Paisley (Letter To Me)
Letter To Me
Country Duo or Group Sugarland (Stay)
Stay
Best Country Collaboration Robert Plant & Alison Krauss (Killing The Blues)
Killing The Blues
Best Country Song Sugarland (Stay)
Jennifer Nettles (Songwriter)
Stay
Best Country Album George Strait (Troubadour)
Troubadour