Grammy Awards 2012 Winners: Adele wins 6 Grammys

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The winners for the 54th Grammy Awards or Grammys 2012 were announced Sunday, February 12, 2012, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.

"Rolling in the Deep" and "Someone Like You" singer Adele had 6 Grammy nominations and she won them all, which included the 3 major Grammy Awards: Record of the Year, Album of the Year and Song of the Year.

Adele is now tied with Beyonce for having the most Grammys won by a female artist in just one night.

Alternative rock band Foo Fighters won 5 of its 6 nominations while rapper Kanye West, the most nominated artists this year, took home 4 Grammys out of its 7 nominations.

With his 4 new Grammys, Kanye West now joins the list of artists with the most Grammy Awards won.

With a total of 18 Grammys, Kanye now ranks 7th. And take note, he's only 34.

1. Georg Solti - 31 Grammys
2. Alison Krauss - 27
2. Quincy Jones - 27
3. Pierre Boulez - 25
3. Vladimir Horowitz - 25
4. Stevie Wonder - 22
4. U2 - 22
5. John Williams - 21
6. Aretha Franklin - 20
6. Bruce Springsteen - 20
6. Henry Mancini - 20
6. Vince Gill - 20
7. Al Schmitt - 18
7. Chick Corea - 18
7. Jimmy Sturr - 18
7. Kanye West - 18
7. Pat Metheny - 18
8. Eric Clapton - 17
8. Ray Charles - 17
9. Beyoncé - 16
9. Leonard Bernstein - 16
9. Sting - 16
9. Yo-Yo Ma - 16

The 2012 Grammys also paid tribute to 6-time Grammy-winning singer Whitney Houston, who died a day before the awarding ceremony. (Read: Whitney Houston dead at 48; Cause of death unknown)

Jennifer Hudson performed Whitney's hit song "I Will Always Love You". Watch a video of her singing at the Grammys 2012: (video uploaded on Youtube by prestonlopezmedia)


Check out the complete list of winners in the 54th Annual Grammy Awards or the Grammys 2012:

1. Record Of The Year - Rolling In The Deep by Adele
2. Album Of The Year - Winner by Adele
3. Song Of The Year - Rolling In The Deep by Adele Adkins & Paul
Epworth, songwriters (Adele)
4. Best New Artist - Bon Iver
5. Best Pop Solo Performance - Someone Like You by Adele
6. Best Pop Duo/Group Performance - Body And Soul by Tony Bennett &
Amy Winehouse
7. Best Pop Instrumental Album - The Road From Memphis by Booker T. Jones
8. Best Pop Vocal Album - 21 by Adele
9. Best Dance Recording - Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites by Skrillex
10. Best Dance/Electronica Album - Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites by Skrillex
11. Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album - Duets II by Tony Bennett &
Various Artists
12. Best Rock Performance - Walk by Foo Fighters
13. Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance - White Limo by Foo Fighters
14. Best Rock Song - Walk by Foo Fighters
15. Best Rock Album - Wasting Light by Foo Fighters
16. Best Alternative Music Album - Bon Iver
17. Best R&B Performance - Is This Love by Corinne Bailey Rae
18. Best Traditional R&B Performance - Fool For You by Cee Lo Green &
Melanie Fiona
19. Best R&B Song - Fool For You by Cee Lo Green, Melanie Hallim, Jack
Splash, songwriters (Cee Lo Green & Melanie Fiona)
20. Best R&B Album - F.A.M.E. by Chris Brown
21. Best Rap Performance - Otis by Jay-Z & Kanye West
22. Best Rap/Sung Collaboration - All Of The Lights by Kanye West,
Rihanna, Kid Cudi & Fergie
23. Best Rap Song - All Of The Lights by Jeff Bhasker, Stacy Ferguson,
Malik Jones, Warren Trotter & Kanye West, songwriters (Kanye West,
Rihanna, Kid Cudi & Fergie)
24. Best Rap Album - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy by Kanye West
25. Best Country Solo Performance - Mean by Taylor Swift
26. Best Country Duo/Group Performance - Barton Hollow by The Civil Wars
27. Best Country Song - Mean by Taylor Swifts)
28. Best Country Album - Own The Night by Lady Antebellum
29. Best New Age Album - What's It All About by Pat Metheny
30. Best Improvised Jazz Solo - 500 Miles High by Chick Corea
31. Best Jazz Vocal Album - The Mosaic Project by Terri Lyne
Carrington & Various Artists
32. Best Jazz Instrumental Album - Forever by Corea, Clarke & White
33. Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album - The Good Feeling by Christian
McBride Big Band
34. Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance - Jesus by
Le'Andria Johnson
35. Best Gospel Song - Hello Fear by Kirk Franklin, songwriter (Kirk Franklin)
36. Best Contemporary Christian Music Song - Blessings by Laura Story
37. Best Gospel Album - Hello Fear by Kirk Franklin
38. Best Contemporary Christian Music Album - And If Our God Is For
Us... by Chris Tomlin
39. Best Latin Pop, Rock, Or Urban Album - Drama Y Luz by Maná
40. Best Regional Mexican Or Tejano Album - Bicentenario by Pepe Aguilar
41. Best Banda Or Norteño Album - Los Tigres Del Norte And Friends by
Los Tigres Del Norte
42. Best Tropical Latin Album - The Last Mambo by Cachao
43. Best Americana Album - Ramble At The Ryman by Levon Helm
44. Best Bluegrass Album - Paper Airplane by Alison Krauss & Union Station
45. Best Blues Album - Revelator by Tedeschi Trucks Band
46. Best Folk Album - Barton Hollow by The Civil Wars
47. Best Regional Roots Music Album - Rebirth Of New Orleans by
Rebirth Brass Band
48. Best Reggae Album - Revelation Pt 1: The Root Of Life by Stephen Marley
49. Best World Music Album - Tassili by Tinariwen
50. Best Children's Album - All About Bullies... Big And Small by
Various Artists
51. Best Spoken Word Album (Includes Poetry, Audio Books & Story
Telling) - If You Ask Me (And Of Course You Won't) by Betty White
52. Best Comedy Album - Hilarious by Louis C.K.
53. Best Musical Theater Album - The Book Of Mormon by Josh Gad &
Andrew Rannells, artists; Anne Garefino, Robert Lopez,
Stephen Oremus, Trey Parker, Scott Rudin & Matt Stone, producers;
Robert Lopez, Trey Parker & Matt Stone, composers/lyricists (Original
Broadway Cast)
54. Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media - Boardwalk Empire:
Volume 1 by Various Artists
55. Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media - The King's Speech by
Alexandre Desplat, composer
56. Best Song Written For Visual Media - I See The Light (From
Tangled) by Alan Menken & Glenn Slater, songwriters (Mandy Moore &
Zachary Levi)
57. Best Instrumental Composition - Life In Eleven by Béla Fleck &
Howard Levy, composers (Béla Fleck & The Flecktones)
58. Best Instrumental Arrangement - Rhapsody In Blue by Gordon
Goodwin, arranger (Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band)
59. Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s) - Who Can I
Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me) by Jorge Calandrelli, arranger (Tony
Bennett & Queen Latifah)
60. Best Recording Package - Scenes From The Suburbs by Caroline
Robert, art director (Arcade Fire)
61. Best Boxed Or Special Limited Edition Package - The Promise: The
Darkness On The Edge Of Town Story by Dave Bett & Michelle Holme, art
directors (Bruce Springsteen)
62. Best Album Notes - Hear Me Howling!: Blues, Ballads & Beyond As
Recorded By The San Francisco Bay By Chris Strachwitz In The 1960s by
Adam Machado, album notes writer (Various Artists)
63. Best Historical Album - Band On The Run (Paul McCartney Archive
Collection - Deluxe Edition) by Paul McCartney, compilation producer;
Sam Okell & Steve Rooke,
mastering engineers (Paul McCartney & Wings)
64. Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical - Paper Airplane by Neal
Cappellino & Mike Shipley, engineers; Brad Blackwood, mastering
engineer (Alison Krauss & Union Station)
65. Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical - Paul Epworth
66. Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical - Cinema (Skrillex Remix) by
Sonny Moore, remixer (Benny Benassi)
67. Best Surround Sound Album - Layla And Other Assorted Love Songs
(Super Deluxe Edition) by Elliot Scheiner, surround mix engineer; Bob
Ludwig, surround mastering
engineer; Bill Levenson & Elliot Scheiner, surround producers (Derek &
The Dominos)
68. Best Engineered Album, Classical - Aldridge: Elmer Gantry by
Byeong-Joon Hwang & John Newton, engineers; Jesse Lewis, mastering
engineer (William Boggs, Keith Phares, Patricia Risley, Vale Rideout,
Frank Kelley, Heather Buck, Florentine Opera Chorus & Milwaukee
Symphony Orchestra)
69. Producer Of The Year, Classical - Judith Sherman
70. Best Orchestral Performance - Brahms: Symphony No. 4 by Gustavo
Dudamel, conductor (Los Angeles Philharmonic)
71. Best Opera Recording - Adams: Doctor Atomic by Alan Gilbert,
conductor; Meredith Arwady, Sasha Cooke, Richard Paul Fink, Gerald
Finley, Thomas Glenn & Eric Owens; Jay David Saks, producer
(Metropolitan Opera Orchestra; Metropolitan Opera Chorus)
72. Best Choral Performance - Light & Gold by Eric Whitacre, conductor
(Christopher Glynn & Hila Plitmann; The King's Singers, Laudibus,
Pavão Quartet & The Eric Whitacre Singers)
73. Best Small Ensemble Performance - Mackey: Lonely Motel - Music
From Slide by Rinde Eckert & Steven Mackey; Eighth Blackbird
74. Best Classical Instrumental Solo - Schwantner: Concerto For
Percussion & Orchestra by Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor; Christopher
Lamb (Nashville Symphony)
75. Best Classical Vocal Solo - Diva Divo by Joyce DiDonato (Kazushi
Ono; Orchestre De L'Opéra National De Lyon; Choeur De L'Opéra National
De Lyon)
76. Best Contemporary Classical Composition - Aldridge, Robert: Elmer
Gantry by Robert Aldridge & Herschel Garfein
77. Best Short Form Music Video - Rolling In The Deep by Adele
78. Best Long Form Music Video - Foo Fighters: Back And Forth by Foo Fighters


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