there were apparently 78 gongs handed out this year...WTF!, why so many? i just dont get it at all...why didnt they just give one to every artist who released an album within the last year...i guess they almost did! LOL!
anyway, the winner of the night was the brilliant ADELE, who thoroughly deserved all six awards she has to stuff in her suitcase to fly home...hope she doesnt get an "excess baggage" fine!!!!
the list of the major winners of the night are as follows:
Album of the year: Adele's 21
Record of the year: Adele's 'Rolling the Deep'
Best pop solo performance: Adele's 'Someone Like You'
Best rap performance: 'Otis', by Kanye West and Jay-Z
Best rock performance: Foo Fighters' 'Walk'
R&B album: Chris Brown's F.A.M.E.
Song of the year: Adele's 'Rolling in the Deep'
Country album: Lady Antebellum's Own the Night
Best new artist: Bon Iver
Short-form music video: Adele’s 'Rolling in the Deep'
Long-form music video: Foo Fighters’ 'Back and Forth'
Hard rock/metal performance: Foo Fighters’ 'White Limo'
Rock song: Foo Fighters’ 'Walk'
Rock Album: Foo Fighters’ Wasting Light
Rap performance: Jay-Z and Kanye West’s 'Otis'
Pop duo/group performance: Tony Bennett and Amy Winehouse’s 'Body and Soul'
Dance recording: Skrillex’s 'Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites'
Dance/electronica album: Skrillex’s Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites
Traditional pop vocal album: Tony Bennett and various artists’ Duets II
Alternative music album: Bon Iver’s Bon Iver
R&B performance: Corinne Bailey Rae’s 'Is This Love'
Traditional R&B performance: Cee Lo Green and Melanie Fiona’s 'Fool for You'
R&B song: Cee Lo Green and Co.’s 'Fool for You'
Rap/sung collaboration: Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi and Fergie’s 'All of the Lights'
Rap song: 'All of the Lights'
Rap album: Kanye West’s My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
Country solo performance: Taylor Swift’s 'Mean'
Country song: Taylor Swift’s 'Mean'