Grammy awards 2011: list of winners

Following are the main winners at the 53rd annual Grammy awards

Album of the year – Arcade Fire, The Suburbs

Record of the year – Lady Antebellum, Need You Now

Song of the year – Need You Now (Lady Antebellum, performers)

Best new artist – Esperanza Spalding

Best female pop vocal performance – Lady Gaga, Bad Romance

Best male pop vocal performance – Bruno Mars, Just the Way You Are

Best pop vocal album – Lady Gaga, The Fame Monster

Best traditional pop vocal album – Michael Buble, Crazy Love

Best electronic/dance album – La Roux, La Roux

Best solo rock vocal performance – Paul McCartney, Helter Skelter

Best hard rock performance – Them Crooked Vultures, New Fang

Best metal performance – Iron Maiden, El Dorado

Best rock song – Angry World (Neil Young)

Best rock album – Muse, The Resistance

Best alternative music album – The Black Keys, Brothers

Best female R&B vocal performance – Fantasia, Bittersweet

Best male R&B vocal performance – Usher, There Goes My Baby

Best urban/alternative performance – Cee Lo Green, F*** You

Best R&B song – Shine (John Legend and the Roots)

Best contemporary R&B album – Usher, Raymond v Raymond

Best rap solo performance – Eminem, Not Afraid

Best rap song – Empire State of Mind (Jay–Z and Alicia Keys, performers)

Best rap album– Eminem, Recovery

Best female country vocal performance – Miranda Lambert, The House That Built Me

Best male country vocal performance – Keith Urban, Til Summer Comes Around

Best country song – Need You Now (Lady Antebellum, performers)

Best country album– Lady Antebellum, Need You Now

Best contemporary jazz album – The Stanley Clarke Band, The Stanley Clarke Band

Best Americana album – Mavis Staples, You Are Not Alone

Best contemporary blues album – Buddy Guy, Living Proof

Best contemporary folk album – Ray LaMontagne and the Pariah Dogs, God Willin' & the Creek Don't Rise

Best classical album: Verdi: Requiem (Ildar Abdrazakov, Olga Borodina, Barbara Frittoli & Mario Zeffiri; Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Chicago Symphony Chorus)

• This article was amended on 14 February 2011. The original named Ray LaMontagne's band as the Prairie Dogs. This has been corrected.

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