53rd Annual Grammy Awards Last updated January 31, 2019
53rd Annual Grammy Awards were held on February 13, 2011, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. They were broadcast on CBS with a rating of 26.6 million viewers. Barbra Streisand was honored as the MusiCares Person of the Year two nights prior to the telecast on February 11. Nominations were announced on December 1, 2010 and a total of 109 awards were presented. Most of the awards were presented during the pre-telecast, which took place at the Los Angeles Convention Center next to the Staples Center, where the main telecast took place. The eligibility period was September 1, 2009 to September 30, 2010. 
For the third year, nominations were announced on prime-time television as part of "The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live! – Countdown to Music's Biggest Night" a one-hour special broadcast live on CBS from Club Nokia at L.A. Live.
Arcade Fire won Album of the Year for becoming the first The Suburbs indie act to do so, and surprising many viewers and critics.   Baba Yetu composed and arranged by Christopher Tin won Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s), is the first Grammy given to a piece of music written for a Video Game.  Esperanza Spalding was awarded Best New Artist. Lady Antebellum won five awards including Record of the Year and Song of the Year for "Need You Now". Other multiple winners include: David Frost, John Legend, Lady Gaga, Jay-Z, and Jeff Beck with three awards each. The Black Keys, Eminem, Herbie Hancock, Alicia Keys, The Roots, Usher, Christopher Tin and BeBe Winans won two awards each. 
television broadcast of the 53rd Grammy Awards marked the last awards show for the Grammy's executive producer, John Cossette, before his death on April 26, 2011.  Performers Pre-telecast ceremony  Telecast ceremony
The following performed:
Presenters Pre-telecast ceremony  Telecast ceremony
The following presented:
Awards General Record of the Year " Need You Now" – Lady Antebellum Lady Antebellum & Paul Worley, producers; Clarke Schleicher, engineer/mixer " Nothin' on You" – B.o.B & Bruno Mars The Smeezingtons, producers; Ari Levine, engineer/mixer " Love the Way You Lie" – Eminem & Rihanna Alex da Kid & Makeba Riddick, producers; Alex da Kid, Eminem & Mike Strange, engineers/mixers " F*** You" – Cee-Lo Green The Smeezingtons, producers " Empire State of Mind" – Jay-Z & Alicia Keys Angela Hunte, Jane't "Jnay" Sewell-Ulepic & Shux, producers; Ken "Duro" Ifill, Gimel "Young Guru" Keaton & Ann Mincieli, engineers/mixers Album of the Year – The Suburbs Arcade Fire Arcade Fire & Markus Dravs, producers; Arcade Fire, Mark Lawson & Craig Silvey, engineers/mixers; Mark Lawson, mastering engineer – Recovery Eminem Kobe, Lil Wayne, Pink & Rihanna, featured artists; Alex da Kid, Victor Alexander, Boi-1da, Nick Brongers, Dwayne "Supa Dups" Chin-Quee, DJ Khalil, Dr. Dre, Eminem, Jason Gilbert, Havoc, Emile Haynie, Jim Jonsin, Just Blaze, Magnedo7, Mr. Porter, Robert Reyes, Makeba Riddick & Script Shepherd, producers; Alex Da Kid, Dwayne "Supa Dups" Chin-Quee, Kal "Boogie" Dellaportas, Dr. Dre, Eminem, Mauricio "Veto" Iragorri, Just Blaze, Robert Marks, Alex Merzin, Matthew Samuels, Joe Strange, Mike Strange & Ryan West, engineers/mixers; Brian "Big Bass" Gardner, mastering engineer – Need You Now Lady Antebellum Lady Antebellum & Paul Worley, producers; Clarke Schleicher, engineer/mixer; Andrew Mendelson, mastering engineer – The Fame Monster Lady Gaga Beyoncé, featured artist; Ron Fair, Fernando Garibay, Tal Herzberg, Rodney Jerkins, Lady Gaga, RedOne, Teddy Riley & Space Cowboy, producers; Victor Alexander, Eelco Bakker, Christian Delano, Mike Donaldson, Paul Foley, Tal Herzberg, Rodney Jenkins, Hisashi Mizoguchi, Robert Orton, Dan Parry, Jack Joseph Puig, RedOne, Teddy Riley, Dave Russel, Johnny Severin, Space Cowboy, Mark Stent, Jonas Wetling & Frank Wolff, engineers/mixers; Gene Grimaldi, mastering engineer – Teenage Dream Katy Perry Snoop Dogg, featured artist; Ammo, Benny Blanco, Dr. Luke, Kuk Harrell, Max Martin, Stargate, C. "Tricky" Stewart, Sandy Vee & Greg Wells, producers; Victor Alexander, Steve Churchyard, Mikkel S. Eriksen, Serban Ghenea, John Hanes, Sam Holland, Jaycen-Joshua, Damien Lewis, Chris O'Ryan, Carlos Oyanedel, Paris, Phil Tan, Brain Thomas, Lewis Tozour, Miles Walker, Emily Wright & Andrew Wuepper, engineers/mixers; Brian Gardner, mastering engineer Song of the Year Best New Artist Dance Best Dance Recording Best Electronic/Dance Album R&B Best Female R&B Vocal Performance Best Male R&B Vocal Performance Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance Best Urban/Alternative Performance Best R&B Song "Shine"- John Legend & The Roots John Stephens, songwriter " Bittersweet"- Fantasia Charles Harmon & Claude Kelly, songwriters "Finding My Way Back"Jaheim Ivan "Orthodox" Barias, Curt Chambers, Carvin "Ransum" Haggins, Jaheim Hoagland & Miquel Jontel, songwriters "Second Chance"-El DeBarge E. Debarge & Mischke, songwriters "Why Would You Stay"-Kem Best R&B Album Best Contemporary R&B Album Rap Best Rap Solo Performance Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group Best Rap/Sung Collaboration Best Rap Song "- Empire State of Mind" Jay-Z & Alicia Keys " Love the Way You Lie"- Eminem & Rihanna Alex da Kid, Holly Hafferman & Marshall Mathers, songwriters " Not Afraid"- Eminem M. Burnett, J. Evans, Marshall Mathers, L. Resto & M. Samuels, songwriters " Nothin' on You"- B.o.B & Bruno Mars Philip Lawrence, Ari Levine, Bruno Mars & Bobby Simmons Jr., songwriters " On to the Next One"- Jay-Z & Swizz Beatz Shawn Carter, J. Chaton & K. Dean, songwriters (G. Auge & X. De Rosnay, songwriters) Best Rap Album Country Best Female Country Vocal Performance Best Male Country Vocal Performance Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals Best Country Collaboration with Vocals Best Country Instrumental Performance " Hummingbyrd" – Marty Stuart "Tattoo of a Smudge" – Cherryholmes "Magic #9" – The Infamous Stringdusters "New Chance Blues" – Punch Brothers "Willow Creek" – Darrell Scott Best Country Song Dave Haywood, Josh Kear, Charles Kelley & Hillary Scott, songwriters ( Lady Antebellum) Best Country Album New Age Best New Age Album Jazz Best Contemporary Jazz Album Best Jazz Vocal Album Best Improvised Jazz Solo Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album Best Latin Jazz Album – Chucho's Steps Chucho Valdés and the Afro-Cuban Messengers Tango Grill – Pablo Aslan Second Chance – Hector Martignon Psychedelic Blues – Poncho Sanchez ¡Bien Bien! – Wayne Wallace Latin Jazz Quintet Gospel Best Gospel Performance Best Gospel Song "It's What I Do" "Beautiful Things" Lisa Gungor & Michael Gungor, songwriters ( Gungor) " Better Than a Hallelujah" Sarah Hart & Chapin Hartford, songwriters ( Amy Grant) "Our God" Jonas Myrin, Matt Redman, Jesse Reeves & Chris Tomlin, songwriters ( Chris Tomlin) "Return to Sender" Best Rock or Rap Gospel Album Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album Best Southern, Country, or Bluegrass Gospel Album Best Traditional Gospel Album Best Contemporary R&B Gospel Album Latin Best Latin Pop Album Best Latin Rock, Alternative or Urban Album Best Tropical Latin Album Best Tejano Album Recuerdos – Little Joe & la Familia Sabes Bien – Juan P. Moreno In the Pocket – Joe Posada Homenaje a Mi Padre – Sunny Sauceda y Todo Eso Cookin – Tortilla Factory Best Norteño Album Classic – Intocable Indispensable – Angel Fresnillo Ni Hoy Ni Mañana – Gerardo Ortíz Desde la Cantina Volumen 1 – Pesado Intensamente – Principez de la Musica Norteña Best Banda Album Enamórate de Mí – El Güero y Su Banda Centenario Ando Bien Pedo – Banda Los Recoditos Caricias Compradas... – Cuisillos Con la Fuerza del Corrido – El Chapo Todo Depende de Ti – La Arrolladora Banda El Limón American roots music Best Americana Album Best Bluegrass Album Best Traditional Blues Album Best Contemporary Blues Album Best Traditional Folk Album Best Contemporary Folk Album Best Hawaiian Music Album Huana Ke Aloha – Tia Carrere Amy Hanaiali'i and Slack Key Masters of Hawaii – Amy Hanaiali‘i And Slack Key Masters of Hawaii Polani – Daniel Ho The Legend – Ledward Kaapana Maui on My Mind – Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar – Jeff Peterson Best Native American Music Album 2010 Gathering of Nations Pow Wow: A Spirit's Dance – (Various Artists); Derek Mathews, Dr. Lita Mathews & Melonie Mathews, producers XI – Bear Creek Temptations: Cree Round Dance Songs – Northern Cree Woodnotes Wyld: Historic Flute Sounds from the Dr. Richard W. Payne Collection – Peter Phippen Best Zydeco or Cajun Music Album World music Best Traditional World Music Album Ali and Toumani – Ali Farka Touré & Toumani Diabaté Pure Sounds – Gyuto Monks of Tibet I Speak Fula – Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba Grace – Soweto Gospel Choir Tango Universal – Vayo Best Contemporary World Music Album Children's Best Musical Album for Children Best Spoken Word Album For Children Julie Andrews' Collection of Poems, Songs, And Lullabies – Julie Andrews & Emma Walton Hamilton Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition – Selma Blair The Best Candy in the Whole World – Bill Harley Healthy Food For Thought: Good Enough to Eat – (Various Artists); Jim Cravero, Paula Lizzi & Steve Pullara, producers Nanny McPhee Returns – Emma Thompson Spoken Word Best Spoken Word Album Musical show Best Musical Show Album (featuring American Idiot Green Day) – Billie Joe Armstrong, producer ( Green Day, composers; Billie Joe Armstrong, lyricist) – Robert Sher, producer ( Fela! Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, composer; Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, lyricist) – Tommy Krasker, producer ( A Little Night Music Stephen Sondheim, composer; Stephen Sondheim, lyricist) – David Caddick & David Lai, producers ( Promises, Promises Burt Bacharach, composer; Hal David, lyricist) – Philip Chaffin & Tommy Krasker, producers ( Sondheim on Sondheim Stephen Sondheim, composer; Stephen Sondheim, lyricist) Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media Best Score Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media Best Song Written for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media Composing and arranging Best Instrumental Composition Best Instrumental Arrangement Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s) " Baba Yetu" Christopher Tin, arranger (Christopher Tin, Soweto Gospel Choir & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra) "Baby" Roger Treece, arranger (Bobby McFerrin) "Based on a Thousand True Stories" Vince Mendoza, arranger (Silje Nergaard & Metropole Orchestra Strings) "Don't Explain" Geoffrey Keezer, arranger (Denise Donatelli) "Imagine" Package Best Recording Package Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package – Rob Jones & Under Great White Northern Lights (Limited Edition Box Set) Jack White III, art directors ( The White Stripes) Light: On the South Side – Tom Lunt, Rob Sevier & Ken Shipley, art directors (Various Artists) – Jeff Anderson & Vaughan Oliver, art directors ( Minotaur (Deluxe Edition) The Pixies) A Sideman's Journey (Limited Collector's Super Deluxe Box Set) – Daniel Reiss & Klaus Voormann, art directors (Voormann & Friends) Story Island – Qing-Yang Xiao, art director (Various Artists) Album notes Best Album Notes Historical Best Historical Album The Beatles (The Original Studio Recordings) Alan Lomax In Haiti: Recordings For The Library Of Congress, 1936–1937 Jeffrey A. Greenberg, David Katznelson & Anna Lomax Wood, compilation producers; Steve Rosenthal & Warren Russell-Smith, mastering engineers (Various Artists) The Complete Mother's Best Recordings...Plus! Colin Escott, Mike Jason & Jett Williams, compilation producers; Joseph M. Palmaccio, mastering engineer ( Hank Williams) Not Fade Away: The Complete Studio Recordings And More Andy McKaie, compilation producer; Erick Labson, mastering engineer ( Buddy Holly) Where the Action Is! Los Angeles Nuggets 1965–1968 Alec Palao, Cheryl Pawelski & Andrew Sandoval, compilation producers; Dan Hersch & Andrew Sandoval, mastering engineers (Various Artists) Production, surround sound Best Surround Sound Album Britten's Orchestra The Incident Parallax Eden David Miles Huber, surround mix engineer; David Miles Huber, surround mastering engineer; David Miles Huber, surround producer ( David Miles Huber) Songs and Stories (Monster Music Version) Don Murray, surround mix engineer; Sangwook Nam & Doug Sax, surround mastering engineers; John Burk, Noel Lee & Marcus Miller, surround producers ( George Benson) Trondheimsolistene – In Folk Style Morten Lindberg, surround mix engineer; Morten Lindberg, surround mastering engineer; Morten Lindberg, surround producer (TrondheimSolistene) Production, classical Best Engineered Album, Classical
An Engineer's Award. (Artist names appear in parentheses.)
Daugherty: Metropolis Symphony; Deus Ex Machina Mark Donahue, John Hill & Dirk Sobotka, engineers (Giancarlo Guerrero & Nashville Symphony Orchestra) Have You Ever Been...? Robert Friedrich, engineer (Turtle Island Quartet, Stefon Harris & Mike Marshall) Mackey, Steven: Dreamhouse David Frost, Tom Lazarus, Steven Mackey & Dirk Sobotka, engineers (Gil Rose, Rinde Eckert, Catch Electric Guitar Quartet, Synergy Vocals & Boston Modern Orchestra Project) Porter, Quincy: Complete Viola Works Vocabularies Steve Miller, Allen Sides & Roger Treece, engineers (Bobby McFerrin) Producer Of The Year, Classical
A Producer's Award. (Artist names appear in parentheses.)
Blanton Alspaugh Corigliano: Violin Concerto 'The Red Violin' (Michael Ludwig, JoAnn Falletta & Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra) Daugherty: Metropolis Symphony; Deus Ex Machina (Giancarlo Guerrero & Nashville Symphony) Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 2 (Leonard Slatkin & Detroit Symphony Orchestra) Tower Of The Eight Winds – Music For Violin & Piano By Judith Shatin (Borup-Ernst Duo) Tyberg: Symphony No. 3; Piano Trio (JoAnn Falletta & Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra) Wind Serenades (Gregory Wolynec & Gateway Chamber Ensemble) David Frost Britten's Orchestra (Michael Stern & Kansas City Symphony) Chambers, Evan: The Old Burying Ground (Kenneth Kiesler & The University Of Michigan Symphony Orchestra) Dorman, Avner: Concertos For Mandolin, Piccolo, Piano And Concerto Grosso (Andrew Cyr, Eliran Avni, Mindy Kaufman, Avi Avital & Metropolis Ensemble) The 5 Browns In Hollywood (5 Browns) Mackey, Steven: Dreamhouse (Gil Rose, Rinde Eckert, Catch Electric Guitar Quartet, Synergy Vocals & Boston Modern Orchestra Project) Meeting Of The Spirits (Matt Haimovitz) Two Roads To Exile (ARC Ensemble) Tim Handley Adams: Nixon In China (Marin Alsop, Tracy Dahl, Marc Heller, Thomas Hammons, Maria Kanyova, Robert Orth, Chen-Ye Yan, Opera Colorado Chorus & Colorado Symphony Orchestra) Debussy: Le Martyre De Saint Sébastien (Jun Märkl & Orchestre National De Lyon) Dohnányi: Variations On A Nursery Song (JoAnn Falletta, Eldar Nebolsin & Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra) Harris: Symphonies Nos. 5 & 6 (Marin Alsop & Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra) Hubay: Violin Concertos Nos. 1 And 2 (Chloë Hanslip, Andrew Mogrelia & Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra) Messiaen: (Anne Schwanewilms, Jun Märkl & Orchestre National De Lyon) Poèmes pour Mi Piazzolla: Sinfonía Buenos Aires (Daniel Binelli, Tianwa Yang, Giancarlo Guerro & Nashville Symphony Orchestra) Ries: Works For Flute And Piano (Uwe Grodd & Matteo Napoli) Roussel: Symphony No. 1 (Stéphane Denève & Royal Scottish National Orchestra) Shchedrin: Concertos For Orchestra Nos. 4 & 5 (Kirill Karabits & Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra) Stamitz: Flute Concertos (Robert Aitken, Donatas Katkus & St. Christopher Chamber Orchestra) Strauss, R: Josephs-Legende; Rosenkavalier; Die Frau Ohne Schatten (Orchestral Suites) (JoAnn Falletta & Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra) Marina A. Ledin, Victor Ledin Brubeck: Songs Of Praise (Lynne Morrow, Richard Grant, Quartet San Francisco & The Pacific Mozart Ensemble) Cascade Of Roses (Janice Weber) Gnattali: Solo & Chamber Works For Guitar (Marc Regnier) If I Were A Bird (Michael Lewin) Kletzki: Piano Concerto (Joseph Banowetz, Thomas Sanderling & Russian Philharmonic Orchestra) Porter, Quincy: Complete Viola Works (Eliesha Nelson & John McLaughlin Williams) Rubinstein: Piano Music (1852–1894) (Joseph Banowetz) Rubinstein: Piano Music (1871–1890) (Joseph Banowetz) 20th Century Harp Sonatas (Sarah Schuster Ericsson) James Mallinson Mahler: Symphony No. 2 (Bernard Haitink, Duain Wolfe, Miah Persson, Christianne Stotijn, Chicago Symphony Chorus & Chicago Symphony Orchestra) Prokofiev: Romeo And Juliet (Valery Gergiev & London Symphony Orchestra) Shchedrin: The Enchanted Wanderer (Valery Gergiev, Evgeny Akimov, Sergei Aleksashkin, Kristina Kapustinskaya, Mariinsky Chorus & Mariinsky Orchestra) Strauss, R: Ein Heldenleben; Webern: Im Sommerwind (Bernard Haitink & Chicago Symphony Orchestra) Strauss, R: Eine Alpensinfonie (Bernard Haitink & London Symphony Orchestra) Tchaikovsky: Rococo Variations; Prokofiev: Sinfonia Concertante (Gautier Capuçon, Valery Gergiev & Orchestra Of The Mariinsky Theatre) Wagner: Parsifal (Valery Gergiev, Gary Lehman, Violeta Urmana, René Pape, Evgeny Nikitin, Alexei Tanovitski, Nikolai Putilin, Mariinsky Chorus & Mariinsky Orchestra) Classical Best Classical Album Bruckner: Symphonies Nos. 3 & 4 – Mariss Jansons, conductor; Everett Porter, producer; Everett Porter, mastering engineer (Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra) Daugherty: Metropolis Symphony; Deus Ex Machina – Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor; Blanton Alspaugh, producer; Mark Donahue, John Hill & Dirk Sobotka, engineers/mixers (Terrence Wilson; Nashville Symphony Orchestra) Mackey, Steven: Dreamhouse – Gil Rose, conductor; Rinde Eckert; Catch Electric Guitar Quartet; David Frost, producer; David Frost, Tom Lazarus, Steven Mackey & Dirk Sobotka, engineers/mixers; Silas Brown, mastering engineer (Boston Modern Orchestra Project; Synergy Vocals) Sacrificium – Giovanni Antonini, conductor; Cecilia Bartoli; Arend Prohmann, producer; Philip Siney, engineer/mixer (Il Giardino Armonico) Verdi: Requiem – Riccardo Muti, conductor; Duain Wolfe, chorus master; Christopher Alder, producer; David Frost, Tom Lazarus & Christopher Willis, engineers/mixers (Ildar Abdrazakov, Olga Borodina, Barbara Frittoli & Mario Zeffiri; Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Chicago Symphony Chorus) Best Orchestral Performance Bruckner: "Symphonies Nos. 3 & 4" – Mariss Jansons, conductor (Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra) Daugherty: Metropolis Symphony; "Deus Ex Machina" – Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor (Terrence Wilson; Nashville Symphony) Mackey, Steven: "Dreamhouse" – Gil Rose, conductor; Rinde Eckert (Catch Electric Guitar Quartet; Boston Modern Orchestra Project; Synergy Vocals) Salieri: "Overtures & Stage Music" – Thomas Fey, conductor (Mannheimer Mozartorchester) Stravinsky: Pulcinella; Symphony in Three Movements; "Four Études" – Pierre Boulez, conductor (Roxana Constantinescu, Kyle Ketelsen & Nicholas Phan; Chicago Symphony Orchestra) Best Opera Recording Berg: "Lulu" Antonio Pappano, conductor; Agneta Eichenholz, Jennifer Larmore, Klaus Florian Vogt & Michael Volle; David Groves, producer (Orchestra of The Royal Opera House) Hasse: "Marc' Antonio E Cleopatra" Matthew Dirst, conductor; Jamie Barton & Ava Pine; Keith Weber, producer (Ars Lyrica Houston) Saariaho: "L'Amour de Loin" Kent Nagano, conductor; Daniel Belcher, Ekaterina Lekhina & Marie-Ange Todorovitch; Martin Sauer, producer (Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin; Rundfunkchor Berlin) Shchedrin: "The Enchanted Wanderer" Valery Gergiev, conductor; Evgeny Akimov, Sergei Aleksashkin & Kristina Kapustinskaya; James Mallinson, producer (Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre; Chorus of the Mariinsky Theatre) Sullivan: "Ivanhoe" David Lloyd-Jones, conductor; Neal Davies, Geraldine McGreevy, James Rutherford, Toby Spence & Janice Watson; Brian Pidgeon, producer (BBC National Orchestra of Wales; Adrian Partington Singers) Best Choral Performance Bach: "Cantatas" – Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor; Erwin Ortner, chorus master (Bernarda Fink, Gerald Finley, Christian Gerhaher, Werner Güra, Julia Kleiter, Christine Schäfer, Anton Scharinger & Kurt Streit; Concentus Musicus Wien; Arnold Schoenberg Chor) "Baltic Runes" – Paul Hillier, conductor (Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir) Haydn: "The Creation" – René Jacobs, conductor; Hans-Christoph Rademann, choir director (Julia Kleiter, Maximilian Schmitt & Johannes Weisser; Freiburger Barockorchester; RIAS Kammerchor) Martin: "Golgotha" – Daniel Reuss, conductor (Judith Gauthier, Marianne Beate Kielland, Adrian Thompson, Mattijs Van De Woerd & Konstantin Wolff; Estonian National Symphony Orchestra; Cappella Amsterdam & Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir) Verdi: "Requiem" – Riccardo Muti, conductor; Duain Wolfe, chorus master (Ildar Abdrazakov, Olga Borodina, Barbara Frittoli & Mario Zeffiri; Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Chicago Symphony Chorus) Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (with Orchestra) Daugherty: "Deus Ex Machina" – Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor; Terrence Wilson (Nashville Symphony) Dorman, Avner: "Mandolin Concerto" – Andrew Cyr, conductor; Avi Avital (Metropolis Ensemble) Kletzki: "Piano Concerto in D Minor, Op. 22" – Thomas Sanderling, conductor; Joseph Banowetz (Russian Philharmonic Orchestra) Mozart: "Piano Concertos Nos. 23 & 24" – Mitsuko Uchida (The Cleveland Orchestra) Porter, Quincy: "Concerto for Viola & Orchestra" – John McLaughlin Williams, conductor; Eliesha Nelson (Northwest Sinfonia) Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without Orchestra) Messiaen: "Liver du Saint-Sacrement" - Paul Jacobs Chopin: "The Nocturnes" – Nelson Freire Hamelin: "Études" – Marc-André Hamelin Paganini: "24 Caprices" – Julia Fischer "20th Century Harp Sonatas" – Sarah Schuster Ericsson Best Chamber Music Performance Beethoven: "Complete Sonatas for Violin & Piano" – Isabelle Faust and Alexander Melnikov Gnattali: "Solo & Chamber Works for Guitar – Marc Regnier" (Tacy Edwards, Natalia Khoma & Marco Sartor) Ligeti: "String Quartets Nos. 1 & 2" – Parker Quartet Porter, Quincy: "Complete Viola Works" – Eliesha Nelson & John McLaughlin Williams (Douglas Rioth; Northwest Sinfonia) Schoenberg: "String Quartets Nos. 3 & 4" – Fred Sherry String Quartet (Christopher Oldfather & Rolf Schulte) Best Small Ensemble Performance "Ceremony and Devotion – Music for the Tudors" – Harry Christophers, conductor; The Sixteen "Dinastia Borja" – Jordi Savall, conductor; Hespèrion XXI & La Capella Reial De Catalunya (Pascal Bertin, Daniele Carnovich, Lior Elmalich, Montserrat Figueras, Driss El Maloumi, Marc Mauillon, Lluís Vilamajó & Furio Zanasi; Pascal Bertin, Daniele Carnovich, Josep Piera & Francisco Rojas) "Trondheimsolistene – In Folk Style" – Øyvind Gimse & Geir Inge Lotsberg, conductors (Emilia Amper & Gjermund Larsen; TrondheimSolistene) "Victoria: Lamentations Of Jeremiah" – Peter Phillips, conductor; The Tallis Scholars Whitacre, Eric: "Choral Music" – Noel Edison, conductor; Elora Festival Singers (Carol Bauman & Leslie De'Ath) Best Classical Vocal Performance Best Classical Contemporary Composition Best Classical Crossover Album Meeting of the Spirits – Matt Haimovitz (Amaryllis Jarczyk, Jan Jarczyk, John McLaughlin, Dominic Painchaud, Leanna Rutt & Matt Wilson) Off the Map – The Silk Road Ensemble Roots – My Life, My Song – Jessye Norman (Ira Coleman, Steve Johns, Mike Lovatt, Mark Markham & Martin Williams) – Tin, Christopher: Calling All Dawns Lucas Richman, conductor. Bill Hare & John Kurlander, engineers/mixers. Christopher Tin, producer. (Sussan Deyhim, Lia, Kaori Omura, Dulce Pontes, Jia Ruhan, Aoi Tada & Frederica von Stade; Anonymous 4 & Soweto Gospel Choir; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra) Vocabularies – Bobby McFerrin Music video Best Short Form Music Video Best Long Form Music Video Artists with multiple nominations and awards
The following artists received multiple nominations:
Ten: Eminem Seven: Bruno Mars Six: Jay-Z, Lady Antebellum, and Lady Gaga Five: Jeff Beck, B.o.B, David Frost, Philip Lawrence, John Legend and The Roots Four: Alex da Kid, The Black Keys, Drake, Cee Lo Green, Ari Levine, Katy Perry, Rihanna, Dirk Sobotka and Zac Brown Three: Damon Albarn, Arcade Fire, Beyoncé, Chris Brown, David Frost, Alicia Keys, Miranda Lambert, John Mayer, Muse and Neil Young Two: Justin Bieber, Michael Bublé, Matt Cameron, Kristin Chenoweth, Fantasia, Glee Cast, Goldfrapp La Roux, Mumford & Sons, Monica, Usher, Janelle Monáe, Pink, Robert Plant, Sade, Hayley Williams, and The White Stripes
The following artists received multiple awards:
James Moody, John D. Kendall, Billy Taylor, Herb Ellis, Lena Horne, Margaret Whiting, Charlie Louvin, Hank Cochran, Carl Smith, Bobby Charles, Bobby Hebb, Gladys Horton, Teena Marie, General Johnson, Gregory Isaacs, Sugar Minott, Harvey Fuqua, Garry Shider, Dick Griffey, Gerry Rafferty, George David Weiss, Wally Traugott, Jim Williamson, Bill Porter, Richie Hayward, Ben Keith, Captain Beefheart, Malcolm McLaren, Herman Leonard, Irwin Silber, Jim Marshall, Jerry Bock, Allyn Ferguson, John Barry, Peter Lopez, Caresse Henry, Bill Aucoin, Hal Uplinger, Ron Baird, Ronni Chasen, Mitch Miller, Roberto Cantoral, Olga Guillot, Enrique Morente, Joan Sutherland, Helen Boatwright, Margaret Price, Earl Wild, Raphael Hillyer, Ronnie James Dio, Doug Fieger, Don Kirshner, Esteban "Steve" Jordan, Tony "Ham" Guerrero, Eddie Fisher, Jimmy Dean, Alex Chilton, Walter Hawkins, Albertina Walker and Solomon Burke. References ↑ Jon Weisman, Grammy Awards Set for Jan. 26, Los Angeles Times, May 13, 2013 ↑ "53rd GRAMMY Awards Slated For Feb. 13, 2011". Grammy.com. 13 April 2010 . Retrieved . 1 August 2017 ↑ "The GRAMMYs' Indie Jones". Grammy.com. 16 February 2011 . Retrieved . 1 August 2017 ↑ "Arcade Fire Win the Album of the Year Grammy - Pitchfork". pitchfork.com . Retrieved . 1 August 2017 ↑ Video on YouTube ↑ "Ladies Antebellum And Gaga, Jeff Beck, David Frost, John Leg". Grammy.com. 13 February 2011 . Retrieved . 1 August 2017 ↑ Gallo, Phill (2011-04-27). "Grammy Awards producer John Cossette dies at 54". . Reuters Billboard Magazine . Retrieved . 2011-05-01 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 "A Star To Perform". grammy.com. National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. February 8, 2011 . Retrieved . February 8, 2011 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 "Stars To Join For Aretha Franklin Tribute". grammy.com. National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. February 9, 2011 . Retrieved . February 9, 2011 ↑ "Yolanda Adams, Christina Aguilera Perform Aretha Franklin Tribute at Grammys". Peoplestylewatch.com. 13 February 2011 . Retrieved . 1 August 2017 1 2 3 4 5 6 "GRAMMY Performers Announced". grammy.com. National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. January 13, 2011 . Retrieved . January 13, 2011 1 2 3 4 "Additional GRAMMY Performers Announced". grammy.com. National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. January 20, 2011 . Retrieved . January 20, 2011 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 "The GRAMMYs Add Dylan And Dre". grammy.com. National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. February 10, 2011 . Retrieved . February 10, 2011 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 "More GRAMMY Performers Announced". grammy.com. National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. February 2, 2011 . Retrieved . February 2, 2011 ↑ "Cee Lo Green Takes Flight With Gwyneth Paltrow and The Muppets". Celebrity Circuit. CBS News. February 13, 2011. Archived from the original on February 10, 2012 . Retrieved . 2011-02-14 ↑ "Mick Jagger Added To GRAMMY Lineup". grammy.com. National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. February 3, 2011 . Retrieved . February 3, 2011 ↑ "The Recording Academy Announces Special Merit Award Honorees". Grammy.com News . Retrieved . December 22, 2010
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