Who Won 53rd Annual Grammy Awards?

Arcade Fire at the 2011 Grammys
Feb 13, 2011

The 53rd annual Grammy Awards were held on February 13, 2011 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. They were broadcast on CBS.

Going into the awards, Eminem had the most nominations with ten. Bruno Mars had seven.

Lady Antebellum had a great night, with "Need You Now" winning Record of the Year and Song of the Year. A surprise win was Arcade Fire winning Album of the Year for The Suburbs.

2011 Grammy Award Winners

Grammy for Album of the Year
Arcade Fire (The Suburbs) 
Other Nominees: Eminem (Recovery); Lady Antebellum (Need You Now); Lady Gaga (The Fame Monster); Katy Perry (Teenage Dream)
Grammy for Record of the Year
Lady Antebellum (Need You Now) 
Other Nominees: B.o.B (Nothin' On You); Eminem (Love The Way You Lie); Cee Lo Green (F**k You); Jay-Z (Empire State Of Mind)
Grammy for Song of the Year
Lady Antebellum (Need You Now) 
Dave Haywood; Josh Kear; Charles Kelley; Hillary Scott (songwriters)
Other Nominees: Beg Steal Or Borrow; F**k You; The House That Built Me; Love The Way You Lie
Grammy for Best New Artist
Esperanza Spalding 
Other Nominees: Justin Bieber; Drake; Florence + The Machine; Mumford & Sons
Grammy for Pop Collaboration
Herbie Hancock (Imagine) 
and Pink; India.Arie; Seal; Konono No 1; Jeff Beck; Oumou Sangare
Other Nominees: B.o.B & Hayley Williams (Airplanes); Elton John & Leon Russell (If It Wasn't For Bad); Lady Gaga & Beyonce (Telephone); Katy Perry & Snoop Dogg (California Gurls)
Grammy for Pop Duo or Group with Vocal
Train (Hey Soul Sister) 
Other Nominees: Glee Cast (Don't Stop Believin'); Maroon 5 (Misery); Paramore (The Only Exception); Sade (Babyfather)
Grammy for Pop Female Vocal Performance
Lady Gaga (Bad Romance) 
Other Nominees: Sara Bareilles (King Of Anything); Beyonce (Halo Live); Norah Jones (Chasing Pirates); Katy Perry (Teenage Dream)
Grammy for Pop Instrumental
Jeff Beck (Nessun Dorma) 
Other Nominees: Laurie Anderson (Flow); Stanley Clarke (No Mystery); Gorillaz (Orchestral Intro); Brian Setzer Orchestra (Sleepwalk)
Grammy for Pop Instrumental Album
Larry Carlton (Take Your Pick) 
and Tak Matsumoto
Other Nominees: Gerald Albright (Pushing The Envelope); Kenny G (Heart And Soul); Robby Krieger (Singularity); Kirk Whalum (Everything Is Everything)
Grammy for Pop Male Vocal Performance
Bruno Mars (Just The Way You Are) 
Other Nominees: Michael Buble (Haven't Met You Yet); Michael Jackson (This Is It); Adam Lambert (Whataya Want From Me); John Mayer (Half Of My Heart)
Grammy for Pop Vocal Album
Lady Gaga (The Fame Monster) 
Other Nominees: Justin Bieber (My World 2.0); Susan Boyle (I Dreamed A Dream); John Mayer (Battle Studies); Katy Perry (Teenage Dream)
Grammy for Hard Rock Performance
Them Crooked Vultures (New Fang) 
Other Nominees: Alice In Chains (A Looking In View); Ozzy Osbourne (Let Me Hear You Scream); Soundgarden (Black Rain); Stone Temple Pilots (Between The Lines)
Grammy for Metal Performance
Iron Maiden (El Dorado) 
Other Nominees: Korn (Let The Guilt Go); Lamb Of God (In Your Words); Megadeth (Sudden Death); Slayer (World Painted Blood)
Grammy for Rock Album
Muse (The Resistance) 
Other Nominees: Jeff Beck (Emotion & Commotion); Pearl Jam (Backspacer); Tom Petty (Mojo); Neil Young (Le Noise)
Grammy for Rock Group Performance
Black Keys (Tighten Up) 
Other Nominees: Arcade Fire (Ready To Start); Jeff Beck (I Put A Spell On You); Kings Of Leon (Radioactive); Muse (Resistance)
Grammy for Rock Instrumental Performance
Jeff Beck (Hammerhead) 
Other Nominees: The Black Keys (Black Mud); Los Lobos (Do The Murray); Dave Matthews (Kundallnl Bonfire); Dweezil Zappa (The Deathless Horsle)
Grammy for Rock Solo Performance
Paul McCartney (Helter Skelter) 
Other Nominees: Eric Clapton (Run Back To Your Side); John Mayer (Crossroads); Robert Plant (Silver Rider); Neil Young (Angry World)
Grammy for Rock Song
Neil Young (Angry World) 
Neil Young (songwriter)
Other Nominees: Mumford & Sons (Little Lion Man); Kings Of Leon (Radioactive); Muse (Resistance); The Black Keys (Tighten Up)
Grammy for Dance Recording
Rihanna (Only Girl (In The World)) 
Other Nominees: Goldfrapp (Rocket); La Roux (In For The Kill); Lady Gaga (Dance In The Dark); Robyn (Dancing On My Own)
Grammy for Electronic/Dance Album
La Roux 
Other Nominees: BT (These Hopeful Machines); The Chemical Brothers (Further); Goldfrapp (Head First); Groove Armada (Black Light)
Grammy for Traditional Pop Vocal
Michael Buble (Crazy Love) 
Other Nominees: Barry Manilow (Greatest Love Songs Of All Time); Johnny Mathis (Let It Be Me); Rod Stewart (Fly Me To The Moon); Barbra Streisand (Love Is The Answer)


Best Alternative Music Album The Black Keys (Brothers)
"Brothers" album by The Black Keys
Best Male R&B Vocal Performance Usher (There Goes My Baby)
"There Goes My Baby" by Usher
Best Female R&B Vocal Performance Fantasia (Bittersweet)
"Bittersweet" by Fantasia
Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group Sade (Soldier Of Love)
"Soldier Of Love" by Sade
Best Traditional R&B Performance John Legend & The Roots (Hang On In There)
"Hang On In There" by John Legend
Best Urban/Alternative Performance Cee Lo Green (F**k You)
"F**k You" by Cee Lo Green
Best R&B Song John Legend & The Roots (Shine)
John Legend (Songwriter)
"Shine" by John Legend & The Roots
Best R&B Album John Legend & The Roots (Wake Up!)
"Wake Up!" album by John Legend
Best Contemporary R&B Album Usher (Raymond V Raymond)
"Raymond V Raymond" album
Best Rap Duo or Group Performance Jay Z with Swizz Beatz (On To The Next One)
"On To The Next One" by Jay-Z
Best Rap Solo Performance Eminem (Not Afraid)
"Not Afraid" by Eminem
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration Jay-Z feat. Alicia Keys (Empire State Of Mind)
"Empire State Of Mind" by Jay-Z
Best Rap Song Jay-Z feat. Alicia Keys (Empire State Of Mind)
Shawn Carter; Angela Hunter; Alicia Keys; Jane't Sewell-Ulepic; Alexander Shuckburgh (songwriters)
Empire State Of Mind
Best Rap Album Eminem (Recovery)
Best Female Country Performance Miranda Lambert (The House That Built Me)
"The House That Built Me"
Best Male Country Performance Keith Urban ('Til Summer Comes Around)
"'Til Summer Comes Around"
Best Country Duo or Group Lady Antebellum (Need You Now)
Need You Now
Best Country Collaboration Zac Brown Band & Alan Jackson (As She's Walking Away)
As She's Walking Away
Best Country Song Lady Antebellum (Need You Now)
Dave Haywood; Josh Kear; Charles Kelley; Hillary Scott (songwriters)
Need You Now
Best Country Album Lady Antebellum (Need You Now)
"Need You Now"