Mon, 13 February 2012 02:33:49 ET
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. Adele
, 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 Taylor Swift
. 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, Foo Fighters
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, Chris Brown
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 Rihanna
, beat out the likes of El DeBarge, R. Kelly
, and Kelly Price
The Winners of the 54th Annual Grammy Awards:
- Album of the Year: Adele - "21"
- Record of the Year: Adele - "Rolling in the Deep"
- Song of the Year: Adele - "Rolling in the Deep"
- Best New Artist: Bon Iver
- Best Pop Solo Performance: Adele - "Someone Like You"
- Best Pop Duo/Group Performance:Tony Bennett and Amy Winehouse - "Body and Soul"
- Best Pop Instrumental Album: Booker T - "The Road From Memphis"
- Best Pop Vocal Album: Adele - "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: Tony Bennett and Various Artists, "Tony Bennett: Duets II"
- Best Rock Performance: Foo Fighters - "Walk"
- Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance: Foo Fighters - "White Limo"
- Best Rock Song: Foo Fighters - "Walk"
- Best Rock Album: Foo Fighters - Wasting Light
- Best Alternative Music Album: Bon Iver - "Bon Iver"
- Best R&B Performance: Corinne Bailey Rae - "In This Love"
- Best Traditional R&B Performance: Cee-Lo Green and Melanie Fiona - "Fool For You"
- Best R&B Song: Cee-Lo Green and Melanie Fiona - "Fool For You"
- Best R&B Album: Chris Brown - "F.A.M.E."
- Best Rap Performance: Kanye West and Jay-Z - "Otis"
- Best Rap/Sung Collaboration: Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi and Stacy Ferguson - "All Of The Lights"
- Best Rap Song: Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi and Stacy Ferguson - "All Of The Lights"
- Best Rap Album: Kanye West - "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy"
- Best Country Solo Performance: Taylor Swift - "Mean"
- Best Country Duo/Group Performance: The Civil Wars - "Barton Hollow"
- Best Country Song: Taylor Swift - "Mean"
- Best Country Album: Lady Antebellum - "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 - "The King's Speech"
- Best Song Written For Visual Media: "Tangled" - "I See The Light"
- Best Historical Album: Paul McCartney - "Band On The Run"
- Best Short Form Music Video: Adele - "Rolling in the Deep"
- Best Long Form Music Video: Foo Fighters - Foo Fighters: Back and Forth
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