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The winners of the 52nd Annual Grammy' Awards

Here they are: the winners of the 52nd Annual Grammy' Awards.

Record Of The Year

Award to the Artist and to the Producer(s), Recording Engineer(s) and/or Mixer(s), if other than the artist.

Use Somebody

Kings Of Leon
Jacquire King & Angelo Petraglia, producers; Jacquire King, engineer/mixer
[RCA Records]

Album Of The Year

Award to the Artist(s) and to the Album Producer(s), Recording Engineer(s)/Mixer(s) & Mastering Engineer(s), if other than the artist.

Fearless

Taylor Swift
Colbie Caillat, featured artist; Nathan Chapman & Taylor Swift, producers; Chad Carlson, Nathan Chapman & Justin Niebank, engineers/mixers; Hank Williams, mastering engineer
[Big Machine Records]

Song Of The Year

A Songwriter(s) Award. A song is eligible if it was first released or if it first achieved prominence during the Eligibility Year. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.


Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)

Thaddis Harrell, Beyoncé Knowles, Terius Nash & Christopher Stewart, songwriters (Beyoncé)
Track from: I Am... Sasha Fierce
[Music World Music / Columbia; Publishers: Songs of Peer/March 9th Publishing, 2082 Music/WB Music Publishing, Sony/ATV Tunes, Suga Wuga Music, B-Day Publishing/EMI April Music.]

Best New Artist

For a new artist who releases, during the Eligibility Year, the first recording which establishes the public identity of that artist.

Zac Brown Band

Best Female Pop Vocal Performance

For a solo vocal performance. Singles or Tracks only.

Halo

Beyoncé
Track from: I Am... Sasha Fierce
[Music World Music / Columbia]

Best Male Pop Vocal Performance

For a solo vocal performance. Singles or Tracks only.

Make It Mine
Jason Mraz
Track from: We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things.
[Atlantic]

Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals

For established duos or groups, with vocals. Singles or Tracks only.

I Gotta Feeling

The Black Eyed Peas
Track from: The E.N.D.
[Interscope Records]

Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals

For a collaborative performance, with vocals, by artists who do not normally perform together. Singles or Tracks only.
Lucky
Jason Mraz & Colbie Caillat
Track from: We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things.
[Atlantic]

Best Pop Instrumental Performance

For solo, duo, group or collaborative performances, without vocals. Singles or Tracks only.

Throw Down Your Heart

Béla Fleck
Track from: Throw Down Your Heart: Tales From The Acoustic Planet, Vol. 3 - Africa Sessions
[Rounder]

Best Pop Instrumental Album

For albums containing 51% or more playing time of INSTRUMENTAL tracks.

Potato Hole
Booker T. Jones
[Anti]

Best Pop Vocal Album

For albums containing 51% or more playing time of VOCAL tracks.

The E.N.D.

The Black Eyed Peas
[Interscope Records]

Best Dance Recording

For solo, duo, group or collaborative performances. Vocal or Instrumental. Singles or tracks only.

Poker Face

Lady Gaga
RedOne, producer; Robert Orton, RedOne & Dave Russell, mixers
Track from: The Fame
[Streamline/Interscope/Konlive/Cherrytree]

Best Electronic/Dance Album

For vocal or instrumental albums. Albums only.

The Fame

Lady Gaga
[Streamline/Interscope/Konlive/Cherrytree]

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

For albums containing 51% or more playing time of VOCAL tracks.

Michael Bublé Meets Madison Square Garden

Michael Bublé
[143/Reprise]

Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance

For a solo vocal performance. Singles or Tracks only.

Working On A Dream

Bruce Springsteen
Track from: Working On A Dream
[Columbia]

Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals

For duo, group or collaborative performances, with vocals. Singles or Tracks only.

Use Somebody

Kings Of Leon
[RCA Records]

Best Hard Rock Performance

For solo, duo, group or collaborative performances, with vocals. Singles or Tracks only.

War Machine

AC/DC
Track from: Black Ice
[Columbia]

Best Metal Performance

For solo, duo, group or collaborative performances, with vocals. Singles or Tracks only.

Dissident Aggressor

Judas Priest
Track from: A Touch Of Evil - Live
[Epic]

Best Rock Instrumental Performance

For solo, duo, group or collaborative performances, without vocals. Includes Rock, Hard Rock and Metal. Singles or Tracks only.

A Day In The Life

Jeff Beck
Track from: Performing This Week...Live At Ronnie Scott's
[Eagle Records]

Best Rock Song

A Songwriter(s) Award. Includes Rock, Hard Rock & Metal songs. For Song Eligibility Guidelines see the Song Of The Year award. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.

Use Somebody

Caleb Followill, Jared Followill, Matthew Followill & Nathan Followill, songwriters (Kings Of Leon)
[RCA Records; Publishers: Martha Street Music/Songs of Combustion Music/Music of Windswept, Followill Music/Songs of Combustion Music/Music of Windswept, McFearless Music/Bug Music, Coffee, Tea or Me Publishing/Bug Music.]

Best Rock Album

Vocal or Instrumental. Includes Hard Rock and Metal.

21st Century Breakdown

Green Day
[Reprise]

Best Alternative Music Album

Vocal or Instrumental.

Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix

Phoenix
[Loyaute/Glassnote Records]

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance

For a solo vocal performance. Singles or Tracks only.

Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)

Beyoncé
Track from: I Am... Sasha Fierce
[Music World Music/Columbia]

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

For a solo vocal performance. Singles or Tracks only.

Pretty Wings

Maxwell
Track from: Blacksummers' Night
[Columbia]

Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals

For duo, group or collaborative performances, with vocals. Singles or Tracks only.

Blame It

Jamie Foxx & T-Pain
[J Records]

Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance

For solo, duo, group or collaborative performances, with vocals. Singles or Tracks only.

At Last

Beyoncé
Track from: Cadillac Records Music From The Motion Picture
[Music World Music/Columbia]

Best Urban/Alternative Performance

For solo, duo, group or collaborative performances, with vocals. Singles or Tracks only.

Pearls

India.Arie & Dobet Gnahore
Track from: Testimony: Vol. 2, Love & Politics
[Soulbird/Universal Republic]

Best R&B 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.

Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)

Thaddis Harrell, Beyoncé Knowles, Terius Nash & Christopher Stewart, songwriters (Beyoncé)
Track from: I Am... Sasha Fierce
[Music World Music / Columbia; Publishers: Songs of Peer/March 9th Publishing, 2082 Music/WB Music Publishing, Sony/ATV Tunes, Suga Wuga Music, B-Day Publishing/EMI April Music.]

Best R&B Album

For albums containing 51% or more playing time of VOCAL tracks.

Blacksummers' Night

Maxwell
[Columbia]

Best Contemporary R&B Album

For albums containing 51% or more playing time of VOCAL tracks.

I Am... Sasha Fierce

Beyoncé
[Music World Music / Columbia]

Best Rap Solo Performance

For a solo Rap performance. Singles or Tracks only.

D.O.A. (Death Of Auto-Tune)

Jay-Z
[Roc Nation]

Best Rap Performance By A Duo Or Group

For duo, group or collaborative performances of Rap only. Singles or Tracks only.

Crack A Bottle

Eminem, Dr. Dre & 50 Cent
Track from: Relapse
[Aftermath/Interscope]

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

For a Rap/Sung collaborative performance by artists who do not normally perform together. Singles or Tracks only.

Run This Town

Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West
[Roc Nation]

Best Rap 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.

Run This Town

Jeff Bhasker, Shawn Carter, Robyn Fenty, Kanye West & Ernest Wilson, songwriters (Athanasios Alatas, songwriter) (Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West)
[Roc Nation; Publishers: EMI April Music, Carter Boys Music/Please Gimme My Publishing/EMI Blackwood/Chrysalis Songs/No ID Music/All The Above Publishing/Sony ATV/Annauhi Music/Athanasios Alatas Publishing.]

Best Rap Album

For albums containing 51% or more playing time of VOCAL tracks.

Relapse

Eminem
[Aftermath/Interscope]

Best Female Country Vocal Performance

For a solo vocal performance. Singles or Tracks only.

White Horse

Taylor Swift
Track from: Fearless
[Big Machine Records]

Best Male Country Vocal Performance

For a solo vocal performance. Singles or Tracks only.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 Country Album

Vocal or Instrumental.

Fearless

Taylor Swift
[Big Machine Records]

Best New Age Album

Vocal or Instrumental.

Prayer For Compassion

David Darling
[Wind Over The Earth]

Best Contemporary Jazz Album

For albums containing 51% or more playing time of INSTRUMENTAL tracks.

75

Joe Zawinul & The Zawinul Syndicate
[Heads Up International]

Best Jazz Vocal Album

For albums containing 51% or more playing time of VOCAL tracks.

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.

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.

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.

Book One

New Orleans Jazz Orchestra
[World Village]

Best Latin Jazz Album

Vocal or Instrumental.

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. All genres of Gospel music are eligible.

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. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.

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.

Live Revelations

Third Day
[Essential Records]

Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album

For albums containing 51% or more playing time of VOCAL tracks.

The Power Of One

Israel Houghton
[Integrity Music]

Best Southern/Country/Bluegrass Gospel Album

For albums containing 51% or more playing time of VOCAL tracks.

Jason Crabb

Jason Crabb
[Spring Hill Music Group]

Best Traditional Gospel Album

For albums containing 51% or more playing time of VOCAL tracks.

Oh Happy Day

(Various Artists)
Bill Hearn, Ken Levitan, Ken Pennell, Jack Rovner & Cedric Thompson, producers
[EMI Gospel/Vector Recordings]

Best Contemporary R&B Gospel Album

For albums containing 51% or more playing time of VOCAL tracks.

Audience Of One

Heather Headley
[EMI Gospel]

Best Latin Pop Album

Vocal or Instrumental.

Sin Frenos

La Quinta Estación
[Sony Music Latin]

Best Latin Rock, Alternative Or Urban Album

Vocal or Instrumental.

Los De Atras Vienen Conmigo

Calle 13
[Sony Music Norte]

Best Tropical Latin Album

Vocal or Instrumental.

Ciclos

Luis Enrique
[Top Stop Music]

Best Regional Mexican Album

Vocal or Instrumental.

Necesito De Ti

Vicente Fernández
[Sony Music Norte]

Best Tejano Album

Vocal or Instrumental.

Borders Y Bailes

Los Texmaniacs
[Smithsonian Folkways Recordings]

Best Norteño Album

Vocal or Instrumental.

Tu Noche Con...Los Tigres Del Norte

Los Tigres Del Norte
[Fonovisa]

Best Banda Album

Vocal or Instrumental.


Tu Esclavo Y Amo

Lupillo Rivera
[Disa]

Best Americana Album

Vocal or Instrumental.

Electric Dirt

Levon Helm
[Dirt Farmer Music/Vanguard Records]

Best Bluegrass Album

Vocal or Instrumental.

The Crow / New Songs For The Five-String Banjo

Steve Martin
[Rounder]

Best Traditional Blues Album

Vocal or Instrumental.

A Stranger Here

Ramblin' Jack Elliott
[ANTI]

Best Contemporary Blues Album

Vocal or Instrumental.

Already Free

The Derek Trucks Band
[Victor Records]

Best Traditional Folk Album

Vocal or Instrumental.

High Wide & Handsome: The Charlie Poole Project

Loudon Wainwright III
[2nd Story Sound Records]

Best Contemporary Folk Album

Vocal or Instrumental.

Townes

Steve Earle
[New West Records]

Best Hawaiian Music Album

Vocal or Instrumental.

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.

Siyotanka

Michael Brant DeMaria
[Ontos Music]

Spirit Wind North

Bill Miller
[Cool Springs Music Group]

Best Zydeco Or Cajun Music Album

Vocal or Instrumental.

Lay Your Burden Down

Buckwheat Zydeco
[Alligator]

Best Reggae Album

Vocal or Instrumental.

Mind Control - Acoustic

Stephen Marley
[Ghetto Youths/Tuff Gong/Universal Republic]

Best Traditional World Music Album

Vocal or Instrumental.

Douga Mansa

Mamadou Diabate
[World Village]

Best Contemporary World Music Album

Vocal or Instrumental.

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.

Family Time

Ziggy Marley
[Tuff Gong Worldwide]

Best Spoken Word Album For Children

For albums consisting of predominantly spoken word vs. music or song.

Aaaaah! Spooky, Scary Stories & Songs

Buck Howdy
[Prairie Dog Entertainment]

Best Spoken Word Album (Includes Poetry, Audio Books & Story Telling)

Always Looking Up

Michael J. Fox
[Hyperion Audio]

Best Comedy Album

For comedy recordings, spoken or musical

A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift Of All!

Stephen Colbert
[Comedy Central Records]

Best Musical Show Album

Award to the Album Producer(s), and to the Lyricist(s) & Composer(s) of 51% or more of a new score. (Artist, Lyricist & Composer names appear in parentheses.)

West Side Story

David Caddick & David Lai, producers (Leonard Bernstein, composer; Stephen Sondheim, lyricist) (New Broadway Cast with Matt Cavenaugh, Josefina Scaglione & Others)
[Masterworks Broadway]

Best Compilation Soundtrack Album For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media

Award to the Artist(s) and/or Producer(s) of a majority of the tracks on the album, or to the individual(s) actively responsible for the concept and musical direction and for the selection of artists, songs and producers, as applicable.

Slumdog Millionaire

(Various Artists)
A.R. Rahman, producer
[N.E.E.T./Interscope Records]

Best Score Soundtrack Album For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media

Award to Composer(s) for an original score created specifically for, or as a companion to, a current legitimate motion picture, television show or series or other visual media.

Up

Michael Giacchino, composer
[Walt Disney Records]

Best Song Written For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media

A Songwriter(s) award. For a song (melody & lyrics) written specifically for a motion picture, television or other visual media, and released for the first time during the Eligibility Year. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.

Jai Ho (From Slumdog Millionaire)

Gulzar, A.R. Rahman & Tanvi Shah, songwriters (A.R. Rahman, Sukhvinder Singh, Tanvi Shah, Mahalaxmi Iyer & Vijay Prakash)
Track from: Slumdog Millionaire - Music From The Motion Picture
[N.E.E.T./Interscope Records; Publisher: KM Musiq.]

Best Instrumental Composition

A Composer's Award for an original composition (not an adaptation) first released during the Eligibility Year. Singles or Tracks only.

Married Life (From Up)

Michael Giacchino, composer (Michael Giacchino)
Track from: Up - Soundtrack
[Walt Disney Records]

Best Instrumental Arrangement

An Arranger's Award. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.

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West Side Story Medley

Bill Cunliffe, arranger (Resonance Big Band)
Track from: Resonance Big Band Plays Tribute To Oscar Peterson
[Resonance Records]

Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s)

An Arranger's Award. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.

Quiet Nights

Claus Ogerman, arranger (Diana Krall)
Track from: Quiet Nights
[Verve]

Best Recording Package


Everything That Happens Will Happen Today

Stefan Sagmeister, art director (David Byrne & Brian Eno)
[Todomundo/Opal]

Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package


Neil Young Archives Vol. I (1963-1972)

Gary Burden, Jenice Heo & Neil Young, art directors (Neil Young)
[Reprise]

Best Album Notes

The Complete Louis Armstrong Decca Sessions (1935-1946)

Dan Morgenstern, album notes writer (Louis Armstrong)
[Mosaic Records]

Best Historical Album

The Complete Chess Masters (1950-1967)

Andy McKaie, compilation producer; Erick Labson, mastering engineer (Little Walter)
[Hip-O Select/Geffen Records]

Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical

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

Ellipse

Imogen Heap, engineer (Imogen Heap)
[RCA/Megaphonic Records]

Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical

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

Brendan O'Brien

  • Black Ice (AC/DC) (A)
  • Crack The Skye (Mastodon) (A)
  • The Fixer (Pearl Jam) (S)
  • Killswitch Engage (Killswitch Engage) (A)
  • Working On A Dream (Bruce Springsteen) (A)

Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical

A Remixer's Award. (Artists names appear in parentheses for identification.) Singles or Tracks only.

When Love Takes Over (Electro Extended Remix)

David Guetta, remixer (David Guetta Featuring Kelly Rowland)
[Astralwerks]

Best Surround Sound Album

For vocal or instrumental albums. Albums only.

Transmigration

Michael Bishop, surround mix engineer; Michael Bishop, surround mastering engineer; Elaine Martone, surround producer (Robert Spano, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Choruses)
[Telarc]

Best Engineered Album, Classical

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

Mahler: Symphony No. 8; Adagio From Symphony No. 10

Peter Laenger, engineer (Michael Tilson Thomas & San Francisco Symphony)
[SFS Media]

Producer Of The Year, Classical

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

Steven Epstein

  • Adams: Doctor Atomic Symphony (David Robertson & Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra)
  • Bernstein: Mass (Marin Alsop, Jubilant Sykes, Asher Edward Wulfman, Morgan State University Choir, Peabody Children's Chorus & Baltimore Symphony Orchestra)
  • Corigliano: A Dylan Thomas Trilogy (Leonard Slatkin, George Mabry, Sir Thomas Allen, Nashville Symphony Chorus & Nashville Symphony Orchestra)
  • Fauré: Piano Quintets (Fine Arts Quartet & Cristina Oritz)
  • Yo-Yo Ma & Friends: Songs Of Joy And Peace (Yo-Yo Ma & Various Artists)

Best Classical Album

Award to the Artist(s) and to the Album Producer(s) if other than the Artist.

Mahler: Symphony No. 8; Adagio From Symphony No. 10

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor; Ragnar Bohlin, Kevin Fox & Susan McMane, choir directors; Andreas Neubronner, producer;
Peter Laenger, engineer/mixer; Andreas Neubronner, mastering engineer (Laura Claycomb, Anthony Dean Griffey, Katarina Karnéus, Quinn Kelsey, James Morris, Yvonne Naef, Elza van den Heever & Erin Wall; San Francisco Symphony; Pacific Boychoir, San Francisco Girls Chorus & San Francisco Symphony Chorus)
[SFS Media]

Best Orchestral Performance

Award to the Conductor and to the Orchestra.

Ravel: Daphnis Et Chloé

James Levine, conductor (Boston Symphony Orchestra; Tanglewood Festival Chorus)
[BSO Classics]

Best Opera Recording

Award to the Conductor, Album Producer(s) and Principal Soloists.

Britten: Billy Budd

Daniel Harding, conductor; Ian Bostridge, Neal Davies, Nathan Gunn, Jonathan Lemalu, Matthew Rose & Gidon Saks; John Fraser, producer (London Symphony Orchestra; Gentlemen Of The London Symphony Chorus)
[Virgin Classics]

Best Choral Performance

Award to the Choral Conductor, and to the Orchestra Conductor if an Orchestra is on the recording, and to the Choral Director or Chorus Master if applicable.

Mahler: Symphony No. 8; Adagio From Symphony No. 10

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor; Ragnar Bohlin, Kevin Fox & Susan McMane, choir directors
(Laura Claycomb, Anthony Dean Griffey, Elza van den Heever, Katarina Karnéus, Quinn Kelsey, James Morris, Yvonne Naef & Erin Wall; San Francisco Symphony; Pacific Boychoir, San Francisco Symphony Chorus & San Francisco Girls Chorus)
[SFS Media]

Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (With Orchestra)

Award to the Instrumental Soloist(s) and to the Conductor.

Prokofiev: Piano Concertos Nos. 2 & 3

Vladimir Ashkenazy, conductor; Evgeny Kissin (Philharmonia Orchestra)
[EMI Classics]

Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (Without Orchestra)

Award to the Instrumental Soloist.

Journey To The New World

Sharon Isbin (Joan Baez & Mark O'Connor)
[Sony Classical]

Best Chamber Music Performance

Award to the Artists.

Intimate Letters

Emerson String Quartet
[Deutsche Grammophon]

Best Small Ensemble Performance

Award to the Ensemble (and to the Conductor.)

Lang, David: The Little Match Girl Passion

Paul Hillier, conductor; Ars Nova Copenhagen & Theatre Of Voices
[Harmonia Mundi]

Best Classical Vocal Performance

Award to the Vocal Soloist(s).

Verismo Arias

Renée Fleming (Marco Armiliato; Jonas Kaufmann; Orchestra Sinfonica Di Milano Giuseppi Verdi; Coro Sinfonica Di Milano Giuseppi Verdi)
[Decca]

Best Classical Contemporary Composition

A Composer's Award. (For a contemporary classical composition composed within the last 25 years, and released for the first time during the Eligibility Year.) Award to the librettist, if applicable.

Higdon, Jennifer: Percussion Concerto

Jennifer Higdon (Marin Alsop)
Track from: Alsop Conducts MacMillan, Ad
[London Philharmonic Orchestra]

Best Classical Crossover Album

Award to the Artist(s) and/or to the Conductor.

Yo-Yo Ma & Friends: Songs Of Joy And Peace

Yo-Yo Ma
(Odair Assad, Sergio Assad, Chris Botti, Dave Brubeck, Matt Brubeck, John Clayton, Paquito d'Rivera, Renée Fleming, Diana Krall, Alison Krauss, Natalie McMaster, Edgar Meyer, Cristina Pato, Joshua Redman, Jake Shimabukuro, Silk Road Ensemble, James Taylor, Chris Thile, Wu Tong, Alon Yavnai & Amelia Zirin-Brown)
[Sony Classical]

Best Short Form Music Video

For an individual track or single promotional clip. Award to the Artist and to the Video Director/Producer.

Boom Boom Pow

The Black Eyed Peas
Mathew Cullen & Mark Kudsi, video directors; Javier Jimenez, Anna Joseph & Patrick Nugent, video producers
[Interscope Records]

Best Long Form Music Video

For video album packages consisting of more than one song or track. Award to the Artist and to the Video Director/Producer of at least 51% of the total playing time.

The Beatles Love - All Together Now

(Various Artists)
Adrian Wills, video director; Martin Bolduc & Jonathan Clyde, video producers
[Apple/Capitol]

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