54th Grammy Awards 2012

Monday, 13 February 2012

Early this morning , the 54th annual grammy awards was happening live in LA , due to the 12 hour time difference between UAE and USA i was only able to get a 2min glimpse of Jennifer Hudson's tribute to Whitney Houston, which was incredible ... R.I.P Whitney Houston !!

Here are a couple of red carpet pics :



Carrie Underwood

Katy Perry

Nicki Minaj

Kelly Rowland

Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz

Chris Brown

Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose

Here's the winners list :

Best New Artist
- Nicki Minaj
- The Band Perry
- J. Cole
- Skrillex
- Bon Iver -- WINNER

Song of the Year
- 'Rolling in the Deep,' Adele -- WINNER

- 'Holocene,' Bon Iver
- 'Grenade,' Bruno Mars
- 'All of the Lights,' Kanye West
- 'The Cave,' Mumford and Sons

Best Country Album
- 'My Kinda Party,' Jason Aldean
- 'Chief,' Eric Church
- 'Own the Night,' Lady Antebellum -- WINNER
- 'Red River Blue,' Blake Shelton
- 'Here for a Good Time,' George Strait
- 'Speak Now,' Taylor Swift

Best R&B Album
- 'F.A.M.E.,' Chris Brown -- WINNER

- 'Second Chance,' El DeBarge
- 'Love Letter,' R. Kelly
- 'Pieces of Me,' Ledisi
- 'Kelly,' Kelly Price

Best Rock Performance
- 'Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall,' Coldplay
- 'Down By the Water,' The Decemberists
- 'Walk,' Foo Fighters -- WINNER
- 'The Cave,' Mumford & Sons
- 'Lotus Flower,' Radiohead

Best Rap Performance
- 'Look at Me Now,' Chris Brown, Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes
- 'Otis,' Jay-Z & Kanye West -- WINNER
- 'The Show Goes On,' Lupe Fiasco
- 'Moment 4 Life,' Nicki Minaj & Drake
- 'Black and Yellow,' Wiz Khalifa

Best Pop Solo Performance
- 'Someone Like You,' Adele -- WINNER

- 'Yoü and I,' Lady Gaga
- 'Grenade,' Bruno Mars
- 'Firework,' Katy Perry
- 'F-----' Perfect,' P!nk

Best Pop Vocal Album
- '21,' Adele -- WINNER

- 'The Lady Killer,' Cee Lo Green
- 'Born This Way,' Lady Gaga
- 'Doo-Wops & Hooligans,' Bruno Mars
- 'Loud,' Rihanna

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
- 'Body and Soul,' Tony Bennett & Amy Winehouse -- WINNER

- 'Dearest,' The Black Keys
- 'Rave On Buddy Holly,' Coldplay
- 'Pumped Up Kicks,' Foster the People
- 'Moves Like Jagger,' Maroon 5 & Christina Aguilera

Best R&B Song
- 'Far Away,' Marsha Ambrosius
- 'Fool for You,' Cee Lo Green & Melanie Fiona -- WINNER
- 'Not My Daddy,' Kelly Price & Stokley
- 'Pieces of Me,' Ledisi
- 'You Are,' Charlie Wilson

Best Traditional R&B Performance
- 'Fool for You,' Cee Lo Green & Melanie Fiona -- WINNER

- 'Sometimes I Cry,' Eric Benét
- 'Radio Message,' R. Kelly
- 'Good Man,' Raphael Saadiq
- 'Surrender,' Betty Wright & the Roots

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
- 'Party,' Beyoncé & André 3000
- 'I'm on One,' DJ Khaled, Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne
- 'I Need a Doctor,' Dr. Dre, Eminem & Skylar Grey
- 'What's My Name?' Rihanna & Drake
- 'Motivation,' Kelly Rowland & Lil Wayne
- 'All of the Lights,' Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi & Fergie -- WINNER

Best Rap Album
- 'Watch the Throne,' Jay-Z & Kanye West
- 'Tha Carter IV,' Lil Wayne
- 'Lasers,' Lupe Fiasco
- 'Pink Friday,' Nicki Minaj
- 'My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy,' Kanye West -- WINNER

Best Dance/Electronica Album
- 'Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites,' Skrillex -- WINNER

- 'Zonoscope,' Cut/Copy
- '4x4=12,' Deadmau5
- 'Nothing but the Beat,' David Guetta
- 'Body Talk, Pt. 3,' Robyn

Best Country Solo Performance
- 'Dirt Road Anthem,' Jason Aldean
- 'I'm Gonna Love You Through It,' Martina McBride
- 'Honey Bee,' Blake Shelton
- 'Mean,' Taylor Swift -- WINNER
- 'Mama's Song,' Carrie Underwood

Best Country Song
- 'Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not,' Thompson Square
- 'God Gave Me You,' Blake Shelton
- 'Just Fishin',' Trace Adkins
- 'Mean,' Taylor Swift -- WINNER
- 'Threaten Me With Heaven,' Vince Gill

Best Country Duo/Group Performance
- 'Barton Hollow,' The Civil Wars -- WINNER

- 'Don't You Wanna Stay,' Jason Aldean Feat. Kelly Clarkson
- 'You and Tequila,' Kenny Chesney Feat. Grace Potter
- 'Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not,' Thompson Square

Best Rock Album
- 'Rock 'N' Roll Party Honoring Les Paul,' Jeff Beck
- 'Wasting Light,' Foo Fighters -- WINNER
- 'Come Around Sundown,' Kings of Leon
- 'I'm With You,' Red Hot Chili Peppers
- 'The Whole Love,' Wilco

Best Rock Song
- 'The Cave,' Mumford & Sons
- 'Down by the Water,' The Decemberists
- 'Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall,' Coldplay
- 'Lotus Flower,' Radiohead
- 'Walk,' Foo Fighters -- WINNER

Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance
- 'On the Backs of Angels,' Dream Theater
- 'White Limo,' Foo Fighters -- WINNER
- 'Curl of the Burl,' Mastodon
- 'Public Enemy No. 1,' Megadeth
- 'Blood in My Eyes,' Sum 41

Best Alternative Music Album
- 'Bon Iver,' Bon Iver -- WINNER

- 'Codes and Keys,' Death Cab for Cutie
- 'Torches,' Foster the People
- 'Circuital,' My Morning Jacket
- 'The King of Limbs,' Radiohead

Best Dance Recording
- 'Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites,' Skrillex -- WINNER

- 'Raise Your Weapon,' Deadmau5 & Greta Svabo Bech
- 'Barbra Streisand,' Duck Sauce
- 'Sunshine,' David Guetta & Avicii
- 'Call Your Girlfriend,' Robyn
- 'Save the World,' Swedish House Mafia

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
- 'Duets II,' Tony Bennett & Various Artists -- WINNER

- 'The Gift,' Susan Boyle
- 'In Concert on Broadway,' Harry Connick Jr.
- 'Music Is Better Than Words,' Seth MacFarlane
- 'What Matters Most - Barbra Streisand Sings the Lyrics of Alan and Marilyn Bergman,' Barbra Streisand

Best R&B Performance
- 'Far Away,' Marsha Ambrosius
- 'Pieces of Me,' Ledisi
- 'Not My Daddy,' Kelly Price & Stokley
- 'Is This Love,' Corinne Bailey Rae -- WINNER
- 'You Are,' Charlie Wilson

Album of the Year
- '21' - Adele -- WINNER

- 'Born This Way' - Lady Gaga
- 'Wasting Light' - Foo Fighters
- 'Loud' - Rihanna
- 'Doo Wops & Hooligans' - Bruno Mars

Record of the Year
- 'Rolling in the Deep' - Adele -- WINNER

- 'Holocene' - Bon Iver
- 'Grenade' - Bruno Mars
- 'Firework' - Katy Perry
- 'The Cave' - Mumford and Sons

Here are some pictures from the performers, which included
Chris Brown
Taylor Swift
Katy Perry
Jennifer Hudson


Adele performing Rolling in the Deep

Jennifer Hudson paying her tribute to Whitney Houston

Katy Perry performing ET

Taylor Swift performing Hunger Games

Bruno Mars performing Runaway Baby

Chris Brown performing Turn Up the Music and Beautiful People

Nicki Minaj performing Roman Holiday

Lady Gaga performing Marry the night

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Azza Gasim

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