Entertainment & Arts

Grammy Awards 2012: Selected winners

Bon Iver
Justin Vernon of Bon Iver got his teeth into his two awards

The Grammy Awards have been handed out at a ceremony at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Here are some of the main winners.

Record of the year

Winner: Adele - Rolling in the Deep

Also nominated:

  • Bon Iver - Holocene
  • Bruno Mars - Grenade
  • Mumford & Sons - The Cave
  • Katy Perry - Firework

Album of the year

Winner: Adele - 21

Also nominated:

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

Song of the year

Winner: Adele - Rolling in the Deep

Also nominated:

  • Kanye West - All of the Lights
  • Mumford & Sons - The Cave
  • Bon Iver - Holocene
  • Bruno Mars - Grenade

Best new artist

Winners: Bon Iver

Also nominated:

  • The Band Perry
  • J Cole
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Skrillex

Best pop solo performance

Winner: Adele - Someone Like You

Also nominated:

  • Lady Gaga - You And I
  • Bruno Mars - Grenade
  • Katy Perry - Firework
  • Pink - F***ing Perfect

Best pop duo/group performance

Winners: Tony Bennett & Amy Winehouse - Body and Soul

Also nominated:

  • The Black Keys - Dearest
  • Coldplay - Paradise
  • Foster the People - Pumped Up Kicks
  • Maroon 5 & Christina Aguilera - Moves Like Jagger

Best pop vocal album

Winner: Adele - 21

Also nominated:

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

Best dance recording

Winner: Skrillex - Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites

Also nominated:

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

Best dance/electronica album

Winner: Skrillex - Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites

Also nominated:

  • Cut/Copy - Zonoscope
  • Deadmau5 - 4x4=12
  • David Guetta - Nothing But The Beat
  • Robyn - Body Talk, Pt 3

Best traditional pop vocal album

Winners: Tony Bennett & Various Artists - Duets II

Also nominated:

  • Susan Boyle - The Gift
  • Harry Conncick Jr - In Concert On Broadway
  • Seth MacFarlane - Music Is Better Than Words
  • Barbra Streisand - What Matters Most - Barbra Streisand Sings The Lyrics Of Alan And Marilyn Bergman

Best rock song

Winners: Foo Fighters - Walk

Also nominated:

  • Mumford & Sons - The Cave
  • The Decemberists - Down By The Water
  • Coldplay - Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall
  • Radiohead - Lotus Flower

Best rock album

Winners: Foo Fighters - Wasting Light

Also nominated:

  • Jeff Beck - Rock 'n' Roll Party Honoring Les Paul
  • Kings of Leon - Come Around Sundown
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers - I'm With You
  • Wilco - The Whole Love

Best alternative album

Winners: Bon Iver - Bon Iver

Also nominated:

  • Death Cab For Cutie - Codes and Keys
  • Foster The People - Torches
  • My Morning Jacket - Circuital
  • Radiohead - The King Of Limbs

Best R&B performance

Winner: Corinne Bailey Rae - Is This Love

Also nominated:

  • Marsha Ambrosius - Far Away
  • Ledisi - Pieces Of Me
  • Kelly Price & Stokley - Not My Daddy
  • Charlie Wilson - You Are

Best R&B album

Winner: Chris Brown - F.A.M.E.

Also nominated:

  • El DeBarge - Second Chance
  • R Kelly - Love Letter
  • Ledisi - Pieces Of Me
  • Kelly Price - Kelly

Best rap song

Winners: Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi & Fergie - All Of The Lights

Also nominated:

  • Wiz Khalifa - Black And Yellow
  • Dr Dre, Eminem & Skylar Grey - I Need A Doctor
  • Chris Brown, Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes - Look At Me Now
  • Jay-Z & Kanye West - Otis
  • Lupe Fiasco - The Show Goes On

Best rap album

Winner: Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

Also nominated:

  • Jay-Z & Kanye West - Watch The Throne
  • Lil Wayne - Tha Carter IV
  • Lupe Fiasco - Lasers
  • Nicki Minaj - Pink Friday