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Grammy Winners – 52nd Grammy Awards- Preshow

52nd Grammy Awards

Grammy Winners 52nd Grammy Awards

These are the Grammy winners announced at the time of this posting from the pre-televised awards. Congratulations to all the winners!

Best Electronic/Dance Album
For vocal or instrumental albums. Albums only.
Winner:
The Fame
Lady Gaga
[Streamline/Interscope/Konlive/Cherrytree]

Best Dance Recording
For solo, duo, group or collaborative performances. Vocal or Instrumental. Singles or tracks only.
Winner:
Poker Face
Lady Gaga
RedOne, producer; Robert Orton, RedOne & Dave Russell, mixers
Track from: The Fame
[Streamline/Interscope/Konlive/Cherrytree]

Best Female Country Vocal Performance
For a solo vocal performance. Singles or Tracks only.
Winner:
White Horse
Taylor Swift
Track from: Fearless
[Big Machine Records]

Best Male Country Vocal Performance
For a solo vocal performance. Singles or Tracks only.
Winner:
Sweet Thing
Keith Urban
Track from: Defying Gravity
[Capitol Records Nashville]

Best Country Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals
For established duos or groups with vocals. Singles or Tracks only.
Winner:
I Run To You
Lady Antebellum
Track from: Lady Antebellum
[Capitol Records Nashville]

Best Country Collaboration With Vocals
For a collaborative performance, with vocals, by artists who do not normally perform together. Singles or Tracks only.
Winner:
I Told You So
Carrie Underwood & Randy Travis
[19/Arista Nashville]

Best Country Instrumental Performance
For solo, duo, group or collaborative performances, without vocals. Singles or Tracks only.
Winner:
Producer’s Medley
Steve Wariner
Track from: Steve Wariner c.g.p. My Tribute To Chet Atkins
[SelecTone Records]

Best Country Song
A Songwriter(s) Award. For Song Eligibility Guidelines see the Song Of The Year award. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.
Winner:
White Horse
Liz Rose & Taylor Swift, songwriters (Taylor Swift)
Track from: Fearless
[Big Machine Records; Publishers: Sony/ATV Tree Publishing, Taylor Swift Music/Sony/ATV/Care Taker Music/ole)

Best New Age Album
Vocal or Instrumental.
Winner:
Prayer For Compassion
David Darling
[Wind Over The Earth]

Best Contemporary Jazz Album
For albums containing 51% or more playing time of INSTRUMENTAL tracks.
Winner:
Winner:5
Joe Zawinul & The Zawinul Syndicate
[Heads Up International]

Best Jazz Vocal Album
For albums containing 51% or more playing time of VOCAL tracks.
Winner:
Dedicated To You: Kurt Elling Sings The Music Of Coltrane And Hartman
Kurt Elling
[Concord Jazz]

Best Improvised Jazz Solo
For an instrumental jazz solo performance. Two equal performers on one recording may be eligible as one entry. If the soloist listed appears on a recording billed to another artist, the latter’s name is in parenthesis for identification. Singles or Tracks only.
Winner:
Dancin’ 4 Chicken
Terence Blanchard, soloist
Track from: Watts (Jeff “Tain” Watts)
[Dark Key Music]

Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual Or Group
For albums containing 51% or more playing time of INSTRUMENTAL tracks.
Winner:
Five Peace Band – Live
Chick Corea & John McLaughlin Five Peace Band
[Concord Records]

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
For large jazz ensembles, including big band sounds. Albums must contain 51% or more INSTRUMENTAL tracks.
Winner:
Book One
New Orleans Jazz Orchestra
[World Village]

Best Latin Jazz Album

Vocal or Instrumental.
Winner:
Juntos Para Siempre
Bebo Valdés And Chucho Valdés
[Sony Music/Calle 54]

Best Gospel Performance
For solo, duo, group as collaborative performances. Singles or tracks with vocal containing Gospel lyrics.
Winner:
Wait On The Lord
Donnie McClurkin Featuring Karen Clark Sheard
Track from: We All Are One (Live In Detroit)
[Verity]

Best Gospel Song

A Songwriter(s) Award. For Song Eligibility Guidelines see the Song Of The Year award.
Winner:
God In Me
Erica Campbell, Tina Campbell & Warryn Campbell, songwriters (Mary Mary Featuring Kierra “KiKi” Sheard)
Track from: The Sound
[Columbia Records; Publishers: EMI April Music, Wet Ink Red Music, That's Plum Song, It's Tea Tyme.]

Best Rock Or Rap Gospel Album
For albums containing 51% or more playing time of VOCAL tracks.
Winner:
Live Revelations
Third Day
[Essential Records]

Best Latin Pop Album
Vocal or Instrumental.
Winner:
Sin Frenos
La Quinta Estación
[Sony Music Latin]

Best Tropical Latin Album
Vocal or Instrumental.
Winner:
Ciclos
Luis Enrique
[Top Stop Music]

Best Regional Mexican Album
Vocal or Instrumental.
Winner:
Necesito De Ti
Vicente Fernández
[Sony Music Norte]

Best Tejano Album
Vocal or Instrumental.
Winner:
Borders Y Bailes
Los Texmaniacs
[Smithsonian Folkways Recordings]

Best Americana Album
Vocal or Instrumental.
Winner:
Electric Dirt
Levon Helm
[Dirt Farmer Music/Vanguard Records]

Best Bluegrass Album
Vocal or Instrumental.
Winner:
The Crow / New Songs For The Five-String Banjo
Steve Martin
[Rounder]

Best Hawaiian Music Album
Vocal or Instrumental.
Winner:
Masters Of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar, Volume 2
(Various Artists)
Daniel Ho, George Kahumoku, Jr., Paul Konwiser & Wayne Wong, producers
[Daniel Ho Creations]

Best Native American Music Album
Vocal or Instrumental.
Winner:
Spirit Wind North
Bill Miller
[Cool Springs Music Group]

Best Zydeco Or Cajun Music Album
Vocal or Instrumental.
Winner:
Lay Your Burden Down
Buckwheat Zydeco
[Alligator]

Best Reggae Album

Vocal or Instrumental.
Winner:
Mind Control – Acoustic
Stephen Marley
[Ghetto Youths/Tuff Gong/Universal Republic]

Best Traditional World Music Album
Vocal or Instrumental.
Winner:
Douga Mansa
Mamadou Diabate
[World Village]

Best Contemporary World Music Album
Vocal or Instrumental.
Winner:
Throw Down Your Heart: Tales From The Acoustic Planet, Vol. 3 – Africa Sessions
Béla Fleck
[Rounder]

Best Musical Album For Children
For albums consisting of predominantly music or song vs. spoken word.
Winner:
Family Time
Ziggy Marley
[Tuff Gong Worldwide]

Best Spoken Word Album For Children

For albums consisting of predominantly spoken word vs. music or song
Winner:
Aaaaah! Spooky, Scary Stories & Songs
Buck Howdy
[Prairie Dog Entertainment]

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