2009 Grammy Awards

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff

The 52nd Annual Grammy Awards were presented at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Jan. 31, 2010; the winners are listed below.

Album of the Year: Fearless - Taylor Swift

Rap Album: Relapse - Eminem

Male Pop Vocal Performance: "Make It Mine" - Jason Mraz

Record of the Year: Use Somebody - Kings Of Leon

New Artist: Zac Brown Band

Rock Album: 21st Century Breakdown - Green Day

Pop Collaboration With Vocals: "Lucky" - Jason Mraz & Colbie Caillat

Song of the Year: "Single Ladies" - Beyonce

Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals: "I Run To You" - Lady Antebellum

R&B Album: Blacksummers' Night - Maxwell

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical: Brendan O'Brien

Producer of the Year, Classical: Steven Epstein

Female Pop Vocal Performance: "Halo" - Beyonce

Pop Vocal Album: The E.N.D. - The Black Eyed Peas

Pop Instrumental Performance: "Throw Down Your Heart" - Béla Fleck

Pop Instrumental Album: Potato Hole - Booker T. Jones

Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals: "I Gotta Feeling" - The Black Eyed Peas

Alternative Music Album: Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix - Phoenix

Solo Rock Vocal Performance: "Working On A Dream" - Bruce Springsteen

Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals: "Use Somebody" - Kings of Leon

Hard Rock Performance: "War Machine" - AC/DC

Metal Performance: "Dissident Aggressor" - Judas PRiest

Rock Instrumental Performance: "A Day In The Life" - Jeff Beck

Rock Song: "Use Somebody" - Caleb Followill, Jared Followill, Matthew Followill & Nathan Followill, songwriters (Kings Of Leon)

Rap Solo Performance: "D.O.A. (Death Of Auto-Tune)" - Jay-Z

Rap Performance by a Duo or Group: "Crack A Bottle" - Eminem, Dr. Dre & 50 Cent

Rap/Sung Collaboration: "Run This Town" - Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West

Rap Song: "Run This Town" - Jeff Bhasker, Shawn Carter, Robyn Fenty, Kanye West & Ernest Wilson

Country Song: "White Horse" - Taylor Swift

Female Country Vocal Performance: "White Horse" - Taylor Swift

Male Country Vocal Performance: "Sweet Thing" - Keith Urban

Country Collaboration with Vocals: "I Told You So" - Carrie Underwood & Randy Travis

Country Instrumental Performance: "Producer's Medley" - Steve Wariner

R&B Song: "Single Ladies" - Thaddis Harrell, Beyoncé Knowles, Terius Nash & Christopher Stewart

Contemporary R&B Album: I Am... Sasha Fierce - Beyoncé

Female R&B Vocal Solo: "Single Ladies" - Beyoncé

Male R&B Vocal Solo: "Pretty Wings" - Maxwell

R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals: "Blame It" - Jamie Foxx & T-Pain

Traditional R&B Vocal Performance: "At Last" - Beyonce

Urban/Alternative Performance: "Pearls" - India.Arie & Dobet Gnahore

Dance Recording: "Poker Face" - Lady Gaga

Electronic Dance Album: The Fame - Lady Gaga

Bluegrass Album: The Crow / New Songs For The Five-String Banjo - Steve Martin

Traditional Blues Album: A Stranger Here - Ramblin' Jack Elliott

Contemporary Blues Album: Already Free - The Derek Trucks Band

New Age Album: Prayer For Compassion - David Darling

Contemporary Jazz Album: 75 - Joe Zawinul & The Zawinul Syndicate

Jazz Vocal Album: Dedicated To You: Kurt Elling Sings The Music Of Coltrane And Hartman - Kurt Elling

Jazz Instrumental Album Individual or Group: Five Peace Band - Live - Chick Corea & John McLaughlin Five Peace Band

Large Jazz Ensemble Album: Book One - New Orleans Jazz Orchestra

Latin Jazz Album: Juntos Para Siempre - Bebo Valdés And Chucho Valdés

Latin Pop Album: Sin Frenos - La Quinta Estación

Latin Rock, Alternative, or Urban Album: Los De Atras Vienen Conmigo - Calle 13

Tropical Latin Album: Ciclos - Luis Enrique

Regional Mexican Album: Necesito De Ti — Vicente Fernández

Tejano Album: Borders Y Bailes - Los Texmaniacs

Norteño Album: Tu Noche Con...Los Tigres Del Norte - Los Tigres Del Norte

Banda Album: Tu Esclavo Y Amo - Lupillo Rivera

Traditional Folk Album: High Wide & Handsome: The Charlie Poole Project - Loudon Wainwright III

Contemporary Folk/Americana Album: Townes - Steve Earle

Native American Music Album: Spirit Wind North - Bill Miller

Hawaiian Music Album: Masters Of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar, Volume 2 - Various Artists

Zydeco or Cajun Music Album: Lay Your Burden Down - Buckwheat Zydeco

Engineering Album, Classical: Mahler: Symphony No. 8; Adagio From Symphony No. 10 - Peter Laenger

Reggae Album: Mind Control - Acoustic - Stephen Marley

Traditional World Music Album: Douga Mansa - Mamadou Diabate

Contemporary World Music Album: Throw Down Your Heart: Tales From The Acoustic Planet, Vol. 3 - Africa Sessions - Béla Fleck

Compilation Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media: Slumdog Millionaire - Various Artists

Score Soundtrack Album for Motion Television or Other Visual Media: UP


Gospel Performance: "Wait On The Lord" - Donnie McClurkin Featuring Karen Clark Sheard

Gospel Song: "God In Me" - Erica Campbell, Tina Campbell & Warryn Campbell, songwriters

Rock or Rap Gospel Album: Live Revelations - Third Day

Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album: The Power Of One - Israel Houghton

Southern, Country, Bluegrass Gospel Album: Jason Crabb - Jason Crabb

Traditional Gospel Album: Oh Happy Day - Various Artists

Contemporary R&B Gospel Album: Audience Of One - Heather Headley

Classical Album: Mahler: Symphony No. 8; Adagio From Symphony No. 10 - Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor

Song Written for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media: Jai Ho from Slumdog Millionaire - Gulzar, A.R. Rahman & Tanvi Shah

Musical Show Album: West Side Story - David Caddick & David Lai, producers (Leonard Bernstein, composer; Stephen Sondheim, lyricist) (New Broadway Cast with Matt Cavenaugh, Josefina Scaglione & Others)

Spoken Word Album (Includes Poetry, Audio Books & Story Telling): Always Looking Up - Michael J. Fox Underwood

Musical Album for Children: Family Time - Ziggy Marley

Spoken Word Album Children: Aaaaah! Spooky, Scary Stories & Songs - Buck Howdy

Comedy Album: A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift Of All! - Stephen Colbert

Instrumental Composition: "Married Life" - UP - Michael Giacchino

Instrumental Arrangement: "West Side Story Medley" - Bill Cunliffe

Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s): "Quiet Nights" - Claus Ogerman

Engineered Album, Non-Classical: Ellipse - Imogen Heap

Remixed Recording: "When Love Takes Over" (Electro Extended Remix) - David Guetta

Surround Sound Album: Transmigration - Michael Bishop

Opera Recording: Britten: Billy Budd - Daniel Harding, conductor

Orchestral Performance: Ravel: Daphnis Et Chloé - James Levine, conductor - Boston Symphony Orchestra; Tanglewood Festival Chorus

Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (With Orchestra): "Prokofiev: Piano Concertos Nos. 2 & 3" - Vladimir Ashkenazy, conductor; Evgeny Kissin

Instrumental Soloist Performance (Without Orchestra): "Journey To The New World" - Sharon Isbin

Chamber Music Performance: "Intimate Letters" - Emerson String Quartet

Small Ensemble Performance: "Lang, David: The Little Match Girl Passion" - Paul Hillier, conductor; Ars Nova Copenhagen & Theatre Of Voices

Classical Vocal Performance: "Verismo Arias" - Renie Fleming

Classical Contemporary Composition: Higdon, Jennifer: Percussion Concerto - Jennifer Higdon

Classical Crossover Album: Yo-Yo Ma & Friends: Songs Of Joy And Peace - Various Artists

Short Form Music Video: Boom Boom Pow - The Black Eyed Peas Mathew Cullen & Mark Kudsi

Long Form Music Video: The Beatles Love - All Together Now - TVarious Artists

Recording Package: Everything That Happens Will Happen Today - Stefan Sagmeister

Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package: Neil Young Archives Vol. I (1963-1972) - Gary Burden, Jenice Heo, Neil Young

Album Notes: The Complete Louis Armstrong Decca Sessions (1935-1946) - Dan Morgenstern

Historical Album: The Complete Chess Masters (1950-1967) - Andy McKaie, compilation producer


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