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2012 Grammy Award Winners

2012 Grammy Award Winners

Tuesday 14th February, 2012 11:36AM

The Grammy Awards were held yesterday overshadowed largely by the sad news of Whitney Houston's death the afternoon prior.

Adele stole the show taking out six Grammys followed by Foo Fighters who dominated the rock categories but Bon Iver aka Justin Vernon was the pleasant surprise of the night winning two of the four awards he was up for - Best New Artist and Best Alternative Album.

Here is Justin Vernon accepting his award for Best New Artist.


Bon Iver Wins Best New Artist

And here's a selection of the categories and winners.

Record Of The Year

Holocene Bon Iver
Grenade Bruno Mars
The Cave Mumford & Sons
Firework Katy Perry
Rolling In The Deep Adele (WINNER)

Album Of The Year

21 Adele (WINNER)
Wasting Light Foo FightersBorn This Way Lady Gaga
Doo-Wops & Hooligans Bruno Mars
Loud Rihanna

Song Of The Year
All Of The Lights Track from: My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
The Cave Track from: Sigh No More
Grenade Track from: Doo-Wops & Hooligans
Holocene Track from: Bon Iver
Rolling In The Deep Track from: 21 (WINNER)

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

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 Pop Duo/Group Performance
Body And Soul - Tony Bennett & Amy Winehouse (WINNER)
Dearest - The Black Keys
Paradise - Coldplay
Pumped Up Kicks - Foster The People
Moves Like Jagger - Maroon 5 & Christina Aguilera

Best Dance/Electronica Album
Zonoscope Cut/Copy
44=12 Deadmau5
Nothing But The Beat David Guetta
Body Talk, Pt. 3 Robyn
Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites Skrillex

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 Rock Song
Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall Coldplay
Down By The Water The Decemberists
Walk Foo Fighters (WINNER)
The Cave Mumford & Sons
Lotus Flower Radiohead

Best Rock Album
Rock N Roll Party Honoring Les Paul Jeff Beck
Wasting Light Foo Fighters (WINNER)
Come Around Sundown Kings Of Leon
Im With You Red Hot Chili Peppers
The Whole Love Wilco

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 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 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 Recording
Raise Your Weapon - Deadmau5 & Greta Svabo Bech
Barbra Streisand - Duck Sauce
Sunshine - David Guetta & Avicii
Call Your Girlfriend - Robyn
Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites - Skrillex (WINNER)

Click here for a full list of categories and winners.





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