Definitely a night of highs (Fab red carpet trends; Adele, all smiles as she scooped up 6 awards), lows (the recent death of musical icon, Whitney Houston hung over the entire affair) and just plain creepy (I mean WTH was Nicki Minaj’s performance all about, still shudder when i think about it) , the 2012 Grammys was no doubt an unforgettable one. The 54th Grammy Awards took place at The  Staples Center on February 12, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.

For those of you who missed the show, take a look at some of the Grammy Award winners.

Album of the Year: 21, Adele

Record of the Year: “Rolling in the Deep,” Adele

 

Adele

New Artist: Bon Iver

 

Bon Iver


Country Album: Own the Night, Lady Antebellum

 

Lady Antebellum

 

Song of the Year: “Rolling in the Deep,” Adele Adkins and Paul Epworth, songwriters

R&B Album: F.A.M.E., Chris Brown

 

Chris Brown

 

Rock Performance: “Walk,” Foo Fighters
Rap Performance: “Otis,” Jay-Z and Kanye West
Pop Solo Performance: “Someone Like You,” Adele
Pop Vocal Album: 21, Adele
Traditional Pop Vocal Album: Duets Ii, Tony Bennett and Various Artists
Pop Duo/Group Performance: “Body and Soul,” Tony Bennett and Amy Winehouse
Short Form Music Video: “Rolling in the Deep,” Adele
Long Form Music Video: “Foo Fighters: Back and Forth,” Foo Fighters

Foo Fighters

Rap/Sung Collaboration: “All of the Lights,” Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi and Fergie
Rap Song: “All of the Lights,” Jeff Bhasker, Malik Jones, Warren Trotter and Kanye West
Rap Album: My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, Kanye West
R&B Performance: “Is This Love,” Corinne Bailey Rae
Traditional R&B Performance: “Fool for You,” Cee Lo Green and Melanie Fiona

Cee Lo Green and Melanie Fiona


R&B Song: “Fool for You,” Cee Lo Green and Jack Splash
Pop Instrumental Album: The Road From Memphis, Booker T. Jones
Country Solo Performance: “Mean,” Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift

Country Duo/Group Performance: “Barton Hollow,” The Civil Wars
Country Song: “Mean,” Taylor Swift
Folk Album: Barton Hollow, The Civil Wars

The Civil Wars

Hard Rock/Metal Performance: “White Limo,” Foo Fighters
Rock Song:  “Walk,” Foo Fighters, Songwriters (Foo Fighters)
Rock Album: Wasting Light, Foo Fighters
Alternative Music Album: Bon Iver, Bon Iver
Producer of the Year, Non-Classical: Paul Epworth
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