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|51st Annual Grammy Awards|
|Date||February 8, 2009|
|Location||Staples Center, Los Angeles|
|Most awards||Alison Krauss, Robert Plant (5)|
|Most nominations||Lil Wayne (8)|
The 51st Annual Grammy Awards took place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, on February 8, 2009. Robert Plant & Alison Krauss were the biggest winners of the night, winning five awards including Album of the Year for their critically acclaimed Raising Sand. Krauss became the sixth female solo artist to have won 5 awards in one night joining Lauryn Hill, Alicia Keys, Norah Jones, Beyoncé Knowles, and Amy Winehouse.Lil Wayne received the most nominations with eight.
The awards broadcast won a 2009 Creative Arts Emmy for Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Variety or Music Series or Special.
|U2||"Get on Your Boots"|
| Al Green |
Boyz II Men
|"Let's Stay Together"|
| Coldplay |
"Viva La Vida"
|Carrie Underwood||"Last Name"|
"All Summer Long"
"Rock 'n' Roll Jesus"
| Taylor Swift |
|Jennifer Hudson||"You Pulled Me Through"|
| Jonas Brothers |
|Katy Perry||"I Kissed a Girl"|
| Estelle |
|Kenny Chesney||"Better as a Memory"|
| T.I. |
|"Swagga Like Us"|
| Paul McCartney |
|"I Saw Her Standing There"|
| Adele |
| Radiohead |
Spirit of Troy
|"Dead and Gone"|
| Duke Fair |
|A Four Tops Medley|
|Neil Diamond||"Sweet Caroline"|
| John Mayer |
| Lil Wayne |
|"Tie My Hands"|
| Robert Plant |
"Gone, Gone, Gone (Done Moved On)"
|Stevie Wonder||"All About the Love Again"|
For all of these there are both nominees and winners, the winners are in bold.
George Carlin, Jerry Wexler, Jerry Reed, Mike Smith, Rick Wright, Eartha Kitt, Buddy Miles, Mitch Mitchell, Earl Palmer, Buddy Harman, Freddie Hubbard, David "Fathead" Newman, Johnny Griffin, Jimmy McGriff, Mike Berniker, Teo Macero, Eddy Arnold, Nick Reynolds, Miriam Makeba, Odetta, Pervis Jackson, Cachao López, Norman Smith, Neil Aspinall, William Claxton, Neal Hefti, Jo Stafford, Levi Stubbs, Jheryl Busby, Norman Whitfield, Claude Jeter, Ira Tucker, Dottie Rambo, Larry Norman, Merl Saunders, F.M. Scott III, Delaney Bramlett, Alton Ellis, Shakir Stewart, Static Major, Leonard Pennario, Norman Dello Joio, Alexander Slobodyanik, Henry Z. Steinway, Earle Hagen, Isaac Hayes, Danny Federici and Bo Diddley.
The following artists received multiple nominations:
The following artists received multiple awards: