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50th Grammy Awards

By Krikor K.
On February 10 2008 in Los Angeles, USA took place the 50th Annual Grammy Awards. This year's big winner was Amy Winehouse. The 24 year old singer managed to get 5 awards in one night! The artists who performed during the evening of the Awards were :
1. The cast of Across the Universe
2. Alicia Keys
3. Amy Winehouse (via satellite from London)
4. Andrea Bocelli
5. Anna Marie Calhoun
6. Aretha Franklin
7. BeBe Winans
8. Beyonce
9. Brad Paisley
10. Carrie Underwood
11. The cast of Ciqrue du Soleil Love
12. Daft Punk
13. Dave Koz
14. Eldar
15. Feist
16. Fergie
17. Foo Fighters
18. Frank Sinatra
19. Herbie Hancock
20. Israel and New Breed
21. Jerry Lee Lewis
22. John Fogerty
23. John Mayer
24. John Paul Jones
25. Josh Groban
26. Kanye West
27. Keely Smith
28. Kid Rock
29. Lang Lang
30. Little Richard
31. Rihanna
32. The Clark Sisters
33. The Madison Bumblebbes
34. The Time
35. Tina Turner
36. Trinity 3:5:7

Some of the presenters were : Cher, Nelly Furtado, Fergie, Juanes, Tom Hanks, Cyndi Lauper, Kid Rock, George Lopez, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder etc...

The Awards.-

1. Record of the year -> Rehab by Amy Winehouse
2. Album of the year -> River: The Joni Letters by Herbie Hancock
3. Song of the year -> Rehab by Amy Winehouse
4. Best new artist -> Amy Winehouse
5. Best Female Pop Vocal Performance -> Rehab by Amy Winehouse
6. Best Male Pop Vocal Performance -> What goes round.../...Comes around by Justin Timberlake
7. Best Pop Performance by a Duo/Group w/Vocals -> Makes me wonder by Maroon5
8. Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals -> Gone Gone Gone(Done Moved on) by Robert Plant & Alison Krauss
9. Best Pop instrumental performance -> One week last summer by Joni Mitchell
10. Best Pop instrumental album -> The Mix-Up by Breastie Boys
11. Best Pop vocal album -> Back to Black by Amy Winehouse
12. Best Dance Recording -> Love stoned/I think she knows Interlude by Justin Timberlake
13. Best Electronic/Dance album -> We are the night by The Chemical Brothers
14. Best Traditional Pop Vocal album -> Call me Irresponsible by Michael Buble
15. Best Rock Solo Vocal performance -> Radio Nowhere by Bruce Springsteen
16. Best Rock Performance by a Duo/Group w/Vocals -> Icky thump by The White Stripes
17. Best Hard Rock Performance -> The pretender by Foo Fighters
18. Best Metal Performance -> Final Six by Slayer
19. Best Rock Instrumental Performance -> One upon a time in the West by Bruce Springsteen
20. Best Rock Song -> Radio Nowhere by Bruce Springsteen
21. Best Rock Album -> Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace by Foo Fighters
22. Best Alternative Music Album -> Icky Thumb by The White Stripes
23. Best Female R&B Vocal Performance - No One by Alicia Keys
24. Best Male R&B Vocal Performance -> Future Baby Mama by Prince
25. Best R&B performance by a Duo/Group w/Vocals -> Disrespectful by Chaka Khan ft. Mary J. Blige
26. Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance -> In my songs by Gerald Levert
27. Best Urban/Alternative Performance -> Daydreamin by Lupe Fiasco ft. Jill Scott
28. Best R&B Song -> No One by Alicia Keys
29. Best R&N Album -> Funk this by Chaka Khan
30. Best Contemporary R&B Album -> Because of you by Ne-Yo
31. Best Rap Solo Performance -> Stronger by Kayne West
32. Best Rap Performance by a Duo/Group -> Southside by Common ft. Kayne West
33. Best Rap/Sung Collaboration -> Umbrella by Rihanna ft. Jay-Z
34. Best Rap Song -> Good Life by Alrin Davis, Faheem Najm & Kayne West
35. Best Rap Album -> Graduation by Kayne West
36. Best Female Country Vocal Performance -> Before he cheats by Carrie Underwood
37. Best Male Country Vocal Performance -> Stupid boy by Keith Urban
38. Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with vocals -> How long by Eagles
39. Best Country Collaboration w/Vocals -> Lost Highway by Willie Nelson & Ray Price
40. Best Country Instrumental Performance -> Throttleneck by Brad Paisley
41. Best Country Song -> Before he chears by Carrie Underwood
42. Best Country Album -> These days by Vince Gill
43. Best Bluegrass Album -> The Bluegrass diaries by Jim Lauderdale
44. Best New Age Album -> Crestone by Paul Winter Consort
45. Best Contemporary Jazz Album -> River: The Joni Letters by Herbie Hancock
46. Best Jazz Vocal Album -> Avant Gershwin by Patti Austin
47. Best Jazz Instrumental Solo Performance -> Anagram by Michael Brecker
48. Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group -> Pilgrimage - Michael Brecker
49. Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album -> A Tale of God's Will by Terence Blanchard
50. Best Latin Jazz Album -> Fuck Tango by Paquito Rivera Quintet
51. Best Gospel Performance -> Blessed and Highly Favored by The Clark Sisters
& Never gonna break my faith by Aretha Fraklin & Mary J. Blige
52. Best Gospel Song -> Blessed and highly favored by The Clark Sisters
53. Best Rock or Rap Gosbel Album -> Before the daylight's shot by Ashley Cleveland
54. Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album -> A deeper level by Israel and New Breed
55. Best Southern/Country/Bluegrass Album -> Salf of the Earth by Ricky Skaggs & The Whites
56. Best Traditional Gospel Album -> Live: One last time by The Clark Sisters
57. Best Contemporary R&B Gospel Album -> Free to Worship by Fred Hammond
58. Best Latin Pop Album -> El tren de los momentos by Alejandro Sanz
59. Best Latin Rock or Alternative Album -> No hay espacio by Black Guayaba
60. Best Latin Urban Album -> Residente o Visitante by Calle 13
61. Best Tropical Latin Album -> La Llave de mi corazon by Juan Luis Guerra
62. Best Mexican/Mexican-American Album -> 100% Mexicano by Pepe Aguilar
63. Best Tejano Album -> Before the next teardrop falls by Little Joe & La Familia
64. Best Norteno Album -> Detalles y Emociones by Los Tigres Del Norte
65. Best Banda Album -> Te va a gustar by El Chapo
66. Best Traditional Blues Album -> Last of the Great Mississippi Delta Bluesmen: Live in Dallas by Henry James Townsend
67. Best Contemporary Blues Album -> The road to Escondido by JJ Cale & Eric Clapton
68. Best Traditional Folk Album -> Dirt Farmer by Levon Helm
69. Best Contemporary Folk/Americana Album -> Washington Square Serenade by Steve Earle
70. Best Native American Music Album -> Totemic flute Chants by Johnny Whitehorse
71. Best Hawaiian Music Album -> Treasurs of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar
72. Best Zydeco Or Cajun Music Album -> Live! Worldwide by Terrance Simien
73. Best Reggae Album -> Mind Control by Stephen Marley
74. Best Traditional World Music Album -> African Spirit by Soweto Gospel Choir
75. Best Contemporary World Music Album -> Djin Djin by Angelique Kidjo
76. Best Polka Album -> Come share the wine by Jimmy Sturr & his orchestra
77. Best Children's Music Album -> A green and red christmas by The Muppets
78. Best Children's Spoken Word Album -> Harry Potter and the Dealthy Hallows by Jim Dale
79. Best Spoken Word Album -> The audacity of hope by Barack Obama
80. Best Comedy Album -> The distant future by Flight of the Conchords
81. Best Musical Show Album -> Spring Awakening by Duncan Sheik
82. Best Compilation Soundtrack Album -> Love by George Martin & Giles Martin (The Beatles)
83. Best Score Soundtrack Album -> Ratatouille - Michael Giacchino
84. Best Song-MP, TV, Visual Media -> Love You I Do from Dreamgirls
85. Best Instrumental Composition -> Cerulean Skies by Maria Schneider
86. Best Instrumental Arragement -> In a silent way by Vince Mendoza
87. Best Instrumental Arragement Accompanying Vocalist(s) -> I'm gonna live till I die by John Clayton
88. Best Recording Package -> Cassadaga by Zack Nipper
89. Best Boxed/Special Limited Edition -> What it is!:Funky Soul and Rare Grooves(1967-1977) by Masaki Koike
90. Best Album Notes -> John Work,III:Recording Black Culture by Bruce Nemerov
91. Best Historical Album -> The Live Wire : Woody Guthrie in Performance 1949
92. Best Engeineerd Album,Non classical -> Beauty and Crime by Tchad Blake
93. Producer of the Year,Non classical -> Mark Ronson
94. Best Remixed Recording -> Bring the noise by Benny Benassi
95. Best Surround Sound Album -> Love by Paul Hicks
96. Best Enginnered Album, Classical -> Grechaninov: Passion Week by John Newton
97. Producer of the year, Classical -> Judith Sherman
98. Best Classical Album -> Tower:Made in America by Leonard Slatkin
99. Best Orchestra Performance -> Tower:Made in America by Leonard Slatkin
100. Best Opera Recording -> Humperdinck: Hansel & Gretel
101. Best Choral Performance -> Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem by Simon Rattle
102. Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (with orchestra) -> Barber/Korngold/Walton:Violin Concertos by Bramwell Tovey
103. Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without orchestra) -> Beethoven Sonatas,Vol. 3 by Garrick Ohlsson
104. Best Chamber Music Performance -> Strange Imaginary Animals -> Eighth Blackbird
105. Best Small Ensemble Performance -> Stravinsky : Apolo, Concerto in D; Prokofiev :20 visions fugitives by Yuri Bashmet
106. Best Classical Vocal Performance -> Lorraine Hunt Lieberson sings Peter Lieberson : Neruda Songs by Lorraine Hunt Lieberson
107. Best Classical Contemporary Composition -> Made in America by Joan Tower
108. Best Classical Crossover Album -> A Love supreme: The Legacy of John Coltrane
109. Best Short Form Music Video -> God's Gonna Cut you down by Johnny Cash
110. Best Long Form Music Video -> The Confessions Tour by Madonna


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