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2012 Grammy Award Winners

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The 2012 Grammys Awards are over, and we have the winners! Even before the televised show began, the Recording Academy was busy announcing 2012 Grammy award winners in several categories. In the live pre-telecast ceremony, approximately 70 out of the 78 winners were announced before the show itself.

Adele, Taylor SwiftKanye West plus more were front-runners for the evening, with Adele taking home awards in every 2012 Grammy Award category she was nominated in, including Album of the Year. Kanye West won five 2012 Grammy awards, including accolades for his ‘All of the Lights’ track as well as his collaborative album with Jay-Z, ‘Watch the Throne.’

See the list of 2012 Grammy winners in the pop, R&B, hip-hop and dance categories below!

Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical
‘Cinema’ (Skrillex Remix) Sonny Moore, remixer (originally by Benny Benassi) — WINNER!
‘Collide’ (Afrojack Remix), Afrojack, remixer (originally by Leona Lewis)
‘End Of Line’ (Photek Remix), Photek, remixer (originally by Daft Punk)
‘Only Girl (In the World),’ (Rosabel Club Mix) Abel Aguilera & Ralphi Rosario, remixers (originally by Rihanna)
‘Rope,’ (Deadmau5 Mix) Deadmau5, remixer (originally by Foo Fighters)

Best Dance Recording
Deadmau5 & Greta Svabo Bech, ‘Raise Your Weapon’
Duck Sauce, ‘Barbra Streisand’
David Guetta & Avicii, ‘Sunshine’
Skrillex, ‘Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites’ — WINNER!
Swedish House Mafia, ‘Save the World’

Best Dance/Electronica Album
Cut/Copy, ‘Zonoscope’
Deadmau5, ’4×4=12′
David Guetta, ‘Nothing but the Beat’
Robyn, ‘Body Talk, Pt. 3′
Skrillex, ‘Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites’ — WINNER!

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
Tony Bennett & Various Artists, ‘Duets II’ — WINNER!
Susan Boyle, ‘The Gift’
Harry Connick 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 Rap/Sung Collaboration
Beyonce, ‘Party’ Feat. Andre 300
DJ Khaled, ‘I’m on One’ Feat. Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne
Dr. Dre, Eminem & Skylar Grey, ‘I Need A Doctor” —
Rihanna, ‘What’s My Name?’ Feat. Drake
Kelly Rowland, ‘Motivation’ Feat. Lil Wayne
Kanye West, ‘All of the Lights’ Feat. Rihanna, Kid Cudi & Fergie — WINNER!

Best Rap Song
Kanye West, ‘All of the Lights’ Feat. Rihanna, Kid Cudi and Fergie (Songwriters: Jeff Bhasker, Malik Jones, Warren Trotter & Kanye West) — WINNER!

Wiz Khalifa, ‘Black and Yellow’ (Songwriters: Mikkel Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen & Cameron Thomaz)
Dr. Dre, ‘I Need a Doctor’ Feat. Skylar Grey & Eminem (Songwriters: Andre Young, Marshall Mathers III, Alexander Grant & Skylar Grey)
Chris Brown, ‘Look at Me Now’ Feat. Busta Rhymes & Lil Wayne (Songwriters: Jean Baptiste, Chris Brown, Ryan Buendia, Trevor Smith, Dwayne Carter, Jr. & Wesley Pentz)
Jay-Z and Kanye West, ‘Otis’ (Songwriters: Shawn Carter & Kanye West)
Lupe Fiasco, ‘The Show Goes On’ (Songwriters: Dustin William Brower, Jonathon Keith Brown, Daniel Johnson, Kane & Wasalu Muhammad Jaco)

Best Rap Album
Jay-Z and Kanye West, ‘Watch the Throne’
Lil Wayne, ‘Tha Carter IV’
Lupe Fiasco, ‘Lasers’
Nicki Minaj, ‘Pink Friday’
Kanye West, ‘My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy’ — WINNER!

Best Traditional R&B Performance
Eric Benét, ‘Sometimes I Cry’
Cee Lo Green & Melanie Fiona, ‘Fool for You’ — WINNER!
R. Kelly, ‘Radio Message’
Raphael Saadiq, ‘Good Man’
Betty Wright & The Roots, ‘Surrender’

Best R&B Song
Marsha Ambrosius, ‘Far Away’ (Songwriters: Marsha Ambrosius, Sterling Simms & Justin Smith)
Cee Lo Green & Melanie Fiona, ‘Fool for You’ (Songwriters: Cee Lo Green & Jack Splash) — WINNER!
Kelly Price, ‘Not My Daddy’ Feat. Stokley (Songwriters: Kelly Price)
Ledisi, ‘Pieces of Me’ (Songwriters: Charles Harmon, Claude Kelly & Ledisi Young)
Charlie Wilson, ‘You Are’ (Songwriters: Dennis Bettis, Carl M. Days, Jr., Wirlie Morris, Charlie Wilson & Mahin Wilson)

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
Tony Bennett & Amy Winehouse, ‘Body and Soul’ (From the Album ‘Duets II’) — WINNER!
The Black Keys, ‘Dearest’ (From the Album ‘Rave On Buddy Holly’)
Coldplay, ‘Paradise’ (From the Album ‘Mylo Xyloto’)
Foster the People, ‘Pumped Up Kicks’ (From the Album ‘Torches’)
Maroon 5 & Christina Aguilera, ‘Moves Like Jagger’ (From the Album ‘Hands All Over’)

Best Pop Vocal Album
Adele, ’21′ — WINNER!
Cee Lo Green, ‘The Lady Killer’
Lady Gaga, ‘Born This Way’
Bruno Mars, ‘Doo-Wops & Hooligans’
Rihanna, ‘Loud’

Best Country Solo Performance
Jason Aldean, ‘Dirt Road Anthem’
Martina McBride, ‘I’m Gonna Love You Through It’
Blake Shelton, ‘Honey Bee’
Taylor Swift, ‘Mean’ — WINNER!
Carrie Underwood, ‘Mama’s Song’

Best Country Song
Thompson Square, ‘Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not’ (Songwriters: Jim Collins & David Lee Murphy)
Blake Shelton, ‘God Gave Me You’ (Songwriter: Dave Barnes)
Trace Adkins, ‘Just Fishin” (Songwriters: Casey Beathard, Monty Criswell & Ed Hill)
Taylor Swift, ‘Mean’ (Songwriter: Taylor Swift) — WINNER!
Vince Gill, ‘Threaten Me With Heaven’ (Songwriters: Vince Gill, Amy Grant, Will Owsley & Dillon O’Brian)
Kenny Chesney, ‘You and Tequila’ Feat. Grace Potter (Songwriters: Matraca Berg & Deana Carter)

Best Pop Solo Performance
Adele, ‘Someone Like You’ — WINNER!
Lady Gaga, ‘You & I’
Bruno Mars, ‘Grenade’
Katy Perry, ‘Firework’
Pink, ‘F—in’ Perfect’

Best Rap Performance
Chris Brown, ‘Look at Me Now’ Feat. Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes
Jay-Z & Kanye West, ‘Otis’ — WINNER!
Lupe Fiasco, ‘The Show Goes On’
Nicki Minaj, ‘Moment 4 Life’ Feat. Drake
Wiz Khalifa, ‘Black and Yellow’

Best R&B Album
Chris Brown, ‘F.A.M.E.’ — WINNER!
El DeBarge, ‘Second Chance’
R. Kelly, ‘Love Letter’
Ledisi, ‘Pieces of Me’
Kelly Price, ‘Kelly’

Song of the Year
Kanye West, ‘All of the Lights’ Feat. Rihanna, Kid Cudi and Fergie (Songwriters: Jeff Bhasker, Malik Jones, Warren Trotter & Kanye West)
Mumford & Sons, ‘The Cave’ (Songwriters: Ted Dwane, Ben Lovett, Marcus Mumford & Country Winston)
Bruno Mars, ‘Grenade’ (Songwriters: Brody Brown, Claude Kelly, Philip Lawrence, Ari Levine, Bruno Mars & Andrew Wyatt)
Bon Iver, ‘Holocene’ (Songwriter: Justin Vernon)
Adele, ‘Rolling in the Deep’ (Songwriters: Adele Adkins & Paul Epworth) — WINNER!

Best New Artist
The Band Perry
Bon Iver — WINNER!
J. Cole
Nicki Minaj
Skrillex

Record of the Year
Adele, ‘Rolling in the Deep’ — WINNER!
Bon Iver, ‘Holocene’
Bruno Mars, ‘Grenade’
Mumford & Sons, ‘The Cave’
Katy Perry, ‘Firework’

Album of the Year
Adele, ’21′ — WINNER!
Foo Fighters, ‘Wasting Light’
Lady Gaga, ‘Born This Way’
Bruno Mars, ‘Doo-Wops & Hooligans’
Rihanna, ‘Loud’

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