Adele Wins Big With Six Trophies at 2012 Grammy Awards

Mon, 13 February 2012 02:33:49 ET

Adele Wins Big With Six Trophies at 2012 Grammy Awards
Beside the 'Someone Like You' hitmaker, Taylor Swift also shines at the 54th Grammys with two kudos for Best Country Solo Performance and Best Country Song.
The winners of the 54th Annual Grammy Awards have been announced on Sunday, February 12. , in particular, dominated at the prize-giving event by nabbing all of her six nominations. She became the first female artist who got the most wins in one night, beating out Beyonce's five kudos victory record at 2010 Grammy Awards.

Adele took home Album of the Year and Best Pop Vocal Album for her second studio album "21". The soul/jazz singer additionally won Record of the Year, Best Short Form Music Video, and Song of the Year for "Rolling in the Deep". She also grabbed Best Pop Solo Performance for her hit single "Someone Like You".

When accepting the Record of the Year award, Adele said, "Thank you so much. This is ridiculous." She added before smiling and giving her thumbs-up, "I want to say thank you to every radio programmer and broadcaster that has been playing 'Rolling in the Deep' ... because I know it's not really a pop record."

Another musician scoring multiple awards was . The 22-year-old singer-songwriter successfully nabbed Best Country Solo Performance and Best Country Song for "Mean", which she co-produced with Nathan Chapman.

Beside Swift, brought home five awards. The alternative rock band grabbed Best Rock Performance, Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance, Best Rock Song, Best Rock Album, and Best Long Form Music Video.

In addition, won a gong for Best R&B Album. The "Look at Me Now" hitmaker, who made a comeback four years after being absent from the Grammys following her altercation with , beat out the likes of El DeBarge, , , and .

The Winners of the 54th Annual Grammy Awards:
  • Album of the Year: - "21"
  • Record of the Year: - "Rolling in the Deep"
  • Song of the Year: - "Rolling in the Deep"
  • Best New Artist:
  • Best Pop Solo Performance: - "Someone Like You"
  • Best Pop Duo/Group Performance: and - "Body and Soul"
  • Best Pop Instrumental Album: Booker T - "The Road From Memphis"
  • Best Pop Vocal Album: - "21"
  • Best Dance Recording: Skrillex - "Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites"
  • Best Dance/Electronica Album: Skrillex - "Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites"
  • Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album: and Various Artists, "Tony Bennett: Duets II"
  • Best Rock Performance: - "Walk"
  • Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance: - "White Limo"
  • Best Rock Song: - "Walk"
  • Best Rock Album: - Wasting Light
  • Best Alternative Music Album: - "Bon Iver"
  • Best R&B Performance: - "In This Love"
  • Best Traditional R&B Performance: Cee-Lo Green and - "Fool For You"
  • Best R&B Song: Cee-Lo Green and - "Fool For You"
  • Best R&B Album: - "F.A.M.E."
  • Best Rap Performance: and - "Otis"
  • Best Rap/Sung Collaboration: , , and - "All Of The Lights"
  • Best Rap Song: , , and - "All Of The Lights"
  • Best Rap Album: - "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy"
  • Best Country Solo Performance: - "Mean"
  • Best Country Duo/Group Performance: The Civil Wars - "Barton Hollow"
  • Best Country Song: - "Mean"
  • Best Country Album: - "Own The Night"
  • Best Spoken Word Album: Betty White - "If You Ask Me (And Of Course You Won't)"
  • Best Comedy Album: Louis C.K. - "Hilarious
  • Best Musical Theater Album: "The Book of Mormon"
  • Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media: "Boardwalk Empire: Volume 1"
  • Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media: Alexandre Desplat - ""
  • Best Song Written For Visual Media: "" - "I See The Light"
  • Best Historical Album: - "Band On The Run"
  • Best Short Form Music Video: - "Rolling in the Deep"
  • Best Long Form Music Video: - Foo Fighters: Back and Forth
2012 Grammy Awards: Red Carpet Arrivals


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