Lady Antebellum Takes 5 Grammys with “Need You Now!” The most creative winner – Lady Gaga’s Egg – entertained the audience during Sunday night’s Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Lady Gaga’s Egg may as well have been nominated, as it skyrocketed to the top of Google Trends Sunday night.
2011 Grammy Award viewers from the Providence, Rhode Island area were watching, cheering and predicting their own Grammy winners along with the rest of the country using downloaded PDF ballots they received from Grammy.com. Locally, the Grammys were aired at 8:00pm ET on CBS Channel 12 out of Providence, RI.
Better Luck Next Year Justin Bieber
The Grammy Awards 2011 Best New Artist, Esperanza Spalding, was a surprise to many, and a big disappointment for “Never Say Never” star Justin Bieber. Oh well, maybe next year it’ll be Bieber Fever.
Lady Antebellum Wins Five Grammys
Grammy Award winners, the Lady Antebellum band, won Record of the Year Award for “Need You Now”, Song of the Year award for “Need You Now”, Best Country Album for “Need You Now”, Best Country Song for “Need You Now”, Best Country Performance By A Duo or Group Award. Charles Kelley, Hillary Scott, and Josh Kear’s winning song was of course, “Need You Now” just in case you need to know! Look at the photo to the top left. There’s the Lady Antebellum band holding their 5 shiny Grammy Awards!
Another Winning Lady – Lady Gaga
“Few performers eclipsed Lady Gaga, who had already won a Grammy for best female pop vocal performance by the time she was wheeled up onstage inside a giant, translucent egg. She popped out sporting a plastic bodysuit with pointy shoulders, singing her anthemic new single “Born This Way” like a sci-fi Madonna,” reported The Washington Post on Monday, February 14, 2011.
Grammy Awards 2011 List of Winners
- Record Of The Year: Need You Now – Lady Antebellum
- Album Of The Year: The Suburbs – Arcade Fire
- Song Of The Year: Lady Antebellum
- Best New Artist: Esperanza Spalding
- Best Female Pop Vocal Performance: Bad Romance – Lady Gaga
- Best Male Pop Vocal Performance: Just The Way You Are – Bruno Mars
- Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals – Hey, Soul Sister (Live) – Train
- Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals: Imagine – Herbie Hancock, Pink, India.Arie, Seal, Konono No 1, Jeff Beck & Oumou Sangare
- Best Pop Instrumental Performance: Nessun Dorma – Jeff Beck
- Best Pop Instrumental Album: Take Your Pick – Larry Carlton & Tak Matsumoto
- Best Pop Vocal Album: The Fame Monster – Lady Gaga
- Best Dance Recording: Only Girl (In The World) – Rihanna
- Best Electronic/Dance Album: La Roux – La Roux
- Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album: Crazy Love – Michael Bublé
- Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance: Helter Skelter – Paul McCartney
- Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals: Tighten Up – The Black Keys
- Best Hard Rock Performance: New Fang – Them Crooked Vultures
- Best Metal Performance: El Dorado – Iron Maiden
- Best Rock Instrumental Performance: Hammerhead – Jeff Beck
- Best Rock Song: Angry World – Neil Young
- Best Rock Album: The Resistance – Muse
- Best Alternative Music Album: Brothers – The Black Keys
- Best Female R&B Vocal Performance: Bittersweet – Fantasia
- Best Male R&B Vocal Performance: There Goes My Baby – Usher
Click here for the complete 2011 list of Grammy Award Winners. There’s over 100 Grammy categories and winners, so take your time and look through the list.
Photo: Charles Kelley, Hillary Scott and Dave Haywood of the band Lady Antebellum, winners of several Grammy Awards pose in the press room at The 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards held at Staples Center on February 13, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. Lady Antebellum won Record of the Year Award for “Need You Now”, Song of the Year award for “Need You Now”, Best Country Album for “Need You Now”, Best Country Song for “Need You Now”, Best Country Performance By A Duo or Group Award. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)