Grammy Awards per l'anno 2010

Il 53° Grammy Awards fu tenuto il 13 Febbraio 2011. Il periodo di eleggibilità è stato dal 1 Settembre 2009 al 30 Settembre 2010.

Special Merit Awards

MusiCares Person of the Year

President's Merit Award
Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award


Record of the Year

"Need You Now" – Lady Antebellum

Lady Antebellum & Paul Worley, producers; Clarke Schleicher, engineer/mixer
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
Song of the Year

"Need You Now"

Dave Haywood, Josh Kear, Charles Kelley & Hillary Scott, songwriters (Lady Antebellum)
Best New Artist

Esperanza Spalding


Best Female Pop Vocal Performance

"Bad Romance" – Lady Gaga

Best Male Pop Vocal Performance

"Just the Way You Are" – Bruno Mars

Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals

"Hey, Soul Sister" (Live) – Train

Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals

"Imagine" – Herbie Hancock, Pink, India.Arie, Seal, Konono Nº1, Jeff Beck, & Oumou Sangaré

Best Pop Instrumental Performance

"Nessun Dorma" – Jeff Beck

Best Pop Instrumental Album

Take Your Pick – Larry Carlton & Tak Matsumoto

Best Pop Vocal Album

The Fame Monster – Lady Gaga


Best Dance Recording

"Only Girl (In the World)" – Rihanna

Crystal Johnson, Mikkel S. Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen, Sandy Wilhelm, producers: Stargate, Sandy Vee
Best Electronic/Dance Album

La Roux – La Roux

Traditional pop

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

Crazy Love – Michael Bublé


Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance

"Helter Skelter" – Paul McCartney

Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals

"Tighten Up" – The Black Keys

Best Hard Rock Performance

"New Fang" – Them Crooked Vultures

Best Metal Performance

"El Dorado" – Iron Maiden

Best Rock Instrumental Performance

"Hammerhead" – Jeff Beck

Best Rock Song

"Angry World"

Neil Young, songwriter (Neil Young)
Best Rock Album

The Resistance – Muse


Best Alternative Music Album

Brothers – The Black Keys


Best Female R&B Vocal Performance

"Bittersweet" – Fantasia

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

"There Goes My Baby" – Usher

Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals

"Soldier of Love" – Sade

Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance

"Hang On in There" – John Legend & The Roots

Best Urban/Alternative Performance

"Fuck You" – Cee Lo Green

Best R&B Song


John Stephens, songwriter (John Legend & The Roots)
Best R&B Album

Wake Up! – John Legend & The Roots

Best Contemporary R&B Album

Raymond vs. Raymond – Usher


Best Rap Solo Performance

"Not Afraid" – Eminem

Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group

"On to the Next One" – Jay Z & Swiss Beatz

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

"Empire State of Mind" – Jay-Z & Alicia Keys

Best Rap Song

"Empire State of Mind"

Shawn Carter, Angela Hunte, Burt Keyes, Alicia Keys, Jane't "Jnay" Sewell-Ulepic & Alexander Shuckburgh, songwriters (Jay-Z & Alicia Keys)
Best Rap Album

Recovery – Eminem


Best Female Country Vocal Performance

"The House That Built Me" – Miranda Lambert [2]

Kayla Ferrel on ANTM Cycle 15 wins the episode 7 challenge on "Grammy Girl"

Best Male Country Vocal Performance

"'Til Summer Comes Around" – Keith Urban

Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals

"Need You Now" – Lady Antebellum

Best Country Collaboration with Vocals

"As She's Walking Away" – Zac Brown Band & Alan Jackson

Best Country Instrumental Performance

"Hummingbyrd" – Marty Stuart

Best Country Song

"Need You Now"

Dave Haywood, Josh Kear, Charles Kelley & Hillary Scott, songwriters (Lady Antebellum)
Best Country Album

Need You Now – Lady Antebellum

New Age

Best New Age Album

Miho: Journey to the Mountain – Paul Winter Consort


Best Contemporary Jazz Album

The Stanley Clarke Band – The Stanley Clarke Band

Best Jazz Vocal Album

Eleanora Fagan (1915-1959): To Billie with Love from Dee Dee Bridgewater – Dee Dee Bridgewater

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

"A Change Is Gonna Come" – Herbie Hancock

Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group

Moody 4B – James Moody

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album

Mingus Big Band Live at Jazz Standard – Mingus Big Band

Best Latin Jazz Album

Chucho's Steps – Chucho Valdés and the Afro-Cuban Messengers


Best Gospel Performance

"Grace" – BeBe & CeCe Winans

Best Gospel Song

"It's What I Do"

Jerry Peters & Kirk Whalum, songwriters (Kirk Whalum & Lalah Hathaway)
Best Rock or Rap Gospel Album
Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album

Love God. Love People. – Israel Houghton

Best Southern, Country, or Bluegrass Gospel Album

The Reason – Diamond Rio

Best Traditional Gospel Album

Downtown Church – Patty Griffin

Best Contemporary R&B Gospel Album

Still – BeBe & CeCe Winans


Best Latin Pop Album

Paraíso Express – Alejandro Sanz

Best Latin Rock, Alternative or Urban Album

El Existential – Grupo Fantasma

Best Tropical Latin Album

Viva la Tradición – Spanish Harlem Orchestra

Best Tejano Album

Recuerdos – Little Joe & la Familia

Best Norteño Album

Classic – Intocable

Best Banda Album

Enamórate de Mí – El Güero y Su Banda Centenario

American roots music

Best Americana Album

You Are Not Alone – Mavis Staples

Best Bluegrass Album

Mountain Soul II – Patty Loveless

Best Traditional Blues Album

Joined at the Hip – Pinetop Perkins & Willie 'Big Eyes' Smith

Best Contemporary Blues Album

Living Proof – Buddy Guy

Best Traditional Folk Album

Genuine Negro Jig – Carolina Chocolate Drops

Best Contemporary Folk Album

God Willin' & the Creek Don't Rise – Ray LaMontagne and the Pariah Dogs

Best Hawaiian Music Album

Huana Ke Aloha – Tia Carrere

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

Best Zydeco or Cajun Music Album

Zydeco Junkie – Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band


Best Reggae Album

Before the Dawn – Buju Banton

World music

Best Traditional World Music Album

Ali and Toumani – Ali Farka Touré & Toumani Diabaté

Best Contemporary World Music Album

Throw Down Your Heart, Africa Sessions Part 2: Unreleased Tracks – Béla Fleck


Best Musical Album for Children

Tomorrow's Children – Pete Seeger with the Rivertown Kids and Friends

Best Spoken Word Album For Children

Julie Andrews' Collection of Poems, Songs, And Lullabies – Julie Andrews & Emma Walton Hamilton

Spoken Word

Best Spoken Word Album

Earth – Jon Stewart (With Samantha Bee, Wyatt Cenac, Jason Jones, John Oliver & Sigourney Weaver)


Best Comedy Album

Stark Raving Black – Lewis Black

Musical show

Best Musical Show Album

American Idiot (featuring Green Day) – Billie Joe Armstrong, producer (Green Day, composers; Billie Joe Armstrong, lyricist)

Film, TV and other visual media

Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media

Crazy Heart

Best Score Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media

Toy Story 3 – Randy Newman

Best Song Written for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media

"The Weary Kind" (From Crazy Heart)

Ryan Bingham & T Bone Burnett, songwriters (Ryan Bingham)

Composing and arranging

Best Instrumental Composition

"The Path Among the Trees" – Billy Childs

Best Instrumental Arrangement

"Carlos" – Vince Mendoza

Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s)

"Baba Yetu" – Christopher Tin, arranger (Christopher Tin, Soweto Gospel Choir & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra)


Best Recording Package

Brothers – Michael Carney, art director (The Black Keys)

Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package

Under Great White Northern Lights (Limited Edition Box Set) – Rob Jones & Jack White III, art directors (The White Stripes)

Album notes

Best Album Notes

Keep an Eye on the Sky – Robert Gordon, album notes writer (Big Star)


Best Historical Album

The Beatles (The Original Studio Recordings)

Jeff Jones, compilation producer; Paul Hicks, Sean Magee, Guy Massey, Sam Okell & Steve Rooke, mastering engineers (The Beatles)

Production, non-classical

Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical

An Engineer's Award.

Battle Studies

Michael H. Brauer, Joe Ferla, Chad Franscoviak & Manny Marroquin, engineers (John Mayer)
Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical

Danger Mouse

Broken Bells – Broken Bells (A)
Dark Night of the Soul – Danger Mouse and Sparklehorse (A)
Tighten Up – The Black Keys (T)
Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical

Revolver (David Guetta's One Love Club Remix)

David Guetta & Afrojack, remixers (Madonna)

Production, surround sound

Best Surround Sound Album

Production, classical

Best Engineered Album, Classical

An Engineer's Award. (Artist names appear in parentheses.)

Producer Of The Year, Classical

A Producer's Award. (Artist names appear in parentheses.)


Best Classical Album
Best Orchestral Performance
Best Opera Recording
Best Choral Performance
Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (with Orchestra)
Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without Orchestra)
Best Chamber Music Performance
Best Small Ensemble Performance
Best Classical Vocal Performance
Best Classical Contemporary Composition
Best Classical Crossover Album

Music video

Best Short Form Music Video

"Bad Romance" – Lady Gaga

Francis Lawrence, video director; Heather Heller, video producer
Best Long Form Music Video

When You're Strange – The Doors

Tom Dicillo, video director; John Beug, Jeff Jampol, Peter Jankowski & Dick Wolf, video producers

In Memoriam

James Moody, John Kendall, Billy Taylor, Herb Ellis, Lena Horne, Margaret Whiting, Charlie Louvin, Hank Cochran, Carl Smith, Bobby Charles, Bobby Hebb, Gladys Horton, Teena Marie, General Norman 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, Ronnie 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.

2009 2011

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