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Ladies Night

It was ladies night at The Grammy Awards last night, with Lady GaGa and some country band we’ve never heard of called Lady Antebellum sweeping the board, winning eight awards between them.

The new Queen of Pop won the Gongs for Best Pop Vocal Album for ‘The Fame Monster’ and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance and Best Short Form Video for ‘Bad Romance’, while Lady Antebellum won everything else that mattered, including Record Of The Year and Song Of The Year for ‘Need You Now’. It can be confidently asserted that they will never be famous outside of North America, mind you.

‘I need to say thank you tonight to Whitney Houston,’ said Lady GaGa. ‘I wanted to thank Whitney because when I wrote 'Born This Way,' I imagined she was singing it because I wasn't secure enough in myself to imagine I was a superstar.’

  • Record Of The Year: Lady Antebellum - 'Need You Now'
  • Song Of The Year: Lady Antebellum - 'Need You Now'
  • Album Of The Year: Arcade Fire - The Suburbs
  • Best New Artist: Esperanza Spalding
  • Best Pop Vocal Album: Lady GaGa - The Fame Monster
  • Best Male Pop Vocal Performance: Bruno Mars - 'Just The Way You Are'
  • Best Female Pop Vocal Performance: Lady GaGa - 'Bad Romance'
  • Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals: Train - 'Hey, Soul Sister (Live)'
  • Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals: Herbie Hancock, Pink, India.Arie, Seal, Konono No.1, Jeff Beck and Oumou Sangare - 'Imagine'
  • Best Electronic/Dance Album: La Roux - La Roux
  • Best Dance Recording: Rihanna - 'Only Girl (In The World)'
  • Best Rock Song: Neil Young - 'Angry World'
  • Best Rock Album: Muse - The Resistance
  • Best Contemporary R&B Album: Usher - Raymond V Raymond
  • Best Rap Song: Jay-Z and Alicia Keys - 'Empire State Of Mind'
  • Best Rap Album: Eminem - Recovery

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