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Grammys: Kanye, Winehouse, Springsteen Clean Up Early

Before the Grammys even kicked off, a whole bunch of big names won brand new decorations for their mantles. Kanye West took home three awards (including the prize for Best Rap Solo Performance), while Amy Winehouse won Best Pop Vocal for Back to Black. Other winners included Bruce Springsteen, Carrie Underwood, Willie Nelson, Justin Timberlake and the White Stripes. Check out the list after the jump. Be sure to check out the rest of tonight’s Grammy news and views over at Rock Daily’s live blog.

Best Female Pop Vocal Performance: Amy Winehouse, “Rehab”

Best Male Pop Vocal Performance: Justin Timberlake, “What Goes Around…Comes Around”

Best Pop Performance by A Duo or Group: Maroon 5, “Makes Me Wonder”

Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals: Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, “Gone Gone Gone (Done Moved On)”

Best Pop Instrumental Performance: Joni Mitchell, “One Week Last Summer”

Best Pop Instrumental Album: Beastie Boys, The Mix-Up

Best Pop Vocal Album: Amy Winehouse, Back to Black

Best Dance Recording: Justin Timberlake, “Love Stoned/ I Think She Knows”

Best Electronic/Dance Album: The Chemical Brothers, We Are The Night

Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance: Bruce Springsteen, “Radio Nowhere”

Best Rock Performance By a Duo or Group with Vocals: the White Stripes, “Icky Thump”

Best Hard Rock Performance: Foo Fighters, “The Pretender”

Best Metal Performance: Slayer, “Final Six”

Best Rock Instrumental Performance: Bruce Springsteen, “Once Upon a Time in the West”

Best Rock Song: Bruce Springsteen, “Radio Nowhere”

Best Alternative Music Album: the White Stripes, Icky Thump

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance: Prince, “Future Baby Mama”

Best R&B Performance By a Duo or Group With Vocals: Chaka Khan Featuring Mary J. Blige, “Disrespectful”

Best Urban/Alternative Performance: Lupe Fiasco Featuring Jill Scott, “Daydreamin'”

Best R&B Song: Alicia Keys, “No One” Best Contemporary R&B Album: Ne-Yo, Because of You

Best Rap Solo Performance: Kanye West, “Stronger”

Best Rap Performance By a Duo Or Group: Common Featuring Kanye West, “Southside”

Best Rap Song: Kanye West, “Good Life”

Best Female Country Vocal Performance: Carrie Underwood, “Before He Cheats”

Best Country Performance By A Duo or Group With Vocals: Eagles, “How Long”

Best Country Collaboration with Vocals: Willie Nelson & Ray Price, “Lost Highway”

Best Country Song: Kanye West, “Before He Cheats”

Best Contemporary Jazz Album: Herbie Hancock, River: The Joni Letters

Best Gospel Performance: Aretha Franklin & Mary J. Blige, “Never Gonna Break My Faith” tied with the Clark Sisters, “Blessed & Highly Favored”

Best Contemporary Blues Album: JJ Cale & Eric Clapton, The Road to Escondido

Best Reggae Album: Stephen Marley, Mind Control

Best Spoken Word Album: Barack Obama, The Audacity Of Hope: Thoughts On Reclaiming The American Dream

Best Comedy Album: Flight of the Conchords, The Distant Performance

Best Score Soundtrack Album: Ratatouille

Best Song Written For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media: “Love You I Do” (from Dreamgirls)

Best Recording Package: Bright Eyes, Cassadaga

Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package: What It Is!: Funky Soul And Rare Grooves

Best Historical Album: The Live Wire – Woody Guthrie In Performance 1949

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical: Mark Ronson

Best Surround Sound Album: Love

Best Short Form Music Video: Johnny Cash, “God’s Gonna Cut You Down”

Best Long Form Music Video: Madonna, The Confessions Tour


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