2011 Grammys

About

53rd annual celebration of music which honored Barbra Streisand as MusiCares Person of the Year. Arcade Fire was the first indie act to win Album of the Year while Lady Antebellum won the most awards of the evening with five, including for Record of the Year.

Trivia

A seven-song tribute to Aretha Franklin was performed by Yolanda AdamsChristina AguileraJennifer HudsonMartina McBride and Florence Welch.

#31
award show
Boost
Aired
February 13, 2011
Host
N/A
Most Nominations
Eminem
#31
award show
Boost

Winners

1
Rihanna, 32
Best Dance Recording
2
Eminem, 48
Best Rap Solo Performance/Best Rap Album
3
Lady Gaga, 34
Best Female Pop Vocal Performance/Best Pop Vocal Album
4
Bruno Mars, 35
Best Male Pop Vocal Performance
5
Jay-Z, 50
Best Rap Song/Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group
6
Usher, 42
Best Male R&B Vocal Performance
7
John Legend, 41
Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance / Best R&B Song/Album
8
Paul McCartney, 78
Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance
9
Julie Andrews, 85
Best Spoken Word Album For Children
10
Michael Bublé, 45
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
11
Miranda Lambert, 37
Best Female Country Vocal Performance
12
David Guetta, 53
Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical
13
Keith Urban, 53
Best Male Country Vocal Performance
14
CeeLo Green, 45
Best Urban/Alternative Performance
15
Fantasia Barrino, 36
Best Female R&B Vocal Performance
16
Afrojack, 33
Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical
17
Sade, 61
Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals/Best Contemporary R&B Album
18
Swizz Beatz, 42
Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group
19
Jon Stewart, 58
Best Spoken Word Album
20
Neil Young, 75
Best Rock Song
21
Cece Winans, 56
Best Gospel Performance/Best Contemporary R&B Gospel Album
22
Israel Houghton, 49
Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album
23
Alejandro Sanz, 51
Best Latin Pop Album
24
Buju Banton, 47
Best Reggae Album
25
Tia Carrere, 53
Best Hawaiian Music Album
26
Esperanza Spalding, 36
Best New Artist
27
Lewis Black, 72
Best Comedy Album
28
Herbie Hancock, 80
Best Improvised Jazz Solo
29
Danger Mouse, 43
Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical
30
Jeff Beck, 76
Best Pop Instrumental Performance/Best Rock Instrumental Performance
31
Patty Loveless, 63
Best Bluegrass Album
32
Bebe Winans, 58
Best Gospel Performance/Best Contemporary R&B Gospel Album
33
Buddy Guy, 84
Best Contemporary Blues Album
34
Pete Seeger (1919-2014)
Best Musical Album for Children
35
Mavis Staples, 81
Best Americana Album
36
Marty Stuart, 62
Best Country Instrumental Performance
37
Ray LaMontagne, 47
Best Contemporary Folk Album
38
Patty Griffin, 56
Best Traditional Gospel Album
39
Dee Dee Bridgewater, 70
Best Jazz Vocal Album
40
Willie Smith (1910-1967)
Best Traditional Blues Album
41
Larry Carlton, 72
Best Pop Instrumental Album
42
Chucho Valdés, 79
Best Latin Jazz Album
43
James Moody (1925-2010)
Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group
44
Christopher Tin, 44
Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s)
45
Pinetop Perkins (1913-2011)
Best Traditional Blues Album
46
Michael Daugherty, 66
Best Classical Contemporary Composition
47
Tak Matsumoto, 59
Best Pop Instrumental Album
48
Paul Jacobs (1930-1983)
Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without Orchestra)