Cele mai importante premii:
Album of the Year: Fearless, Taylor Swift
Record of the Year: „Use Somebody,” Kings of Leon
Song of the Year: „Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It),” Beyoncé
New Artist: Zac Brown Band (formatie de muzica country)
Producer of the Year, Nonclassical: Brendan O’Brien. Cel ce a produs (ca aranjator) urmatoarele albume: 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)

Categoria POP:
Pop Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals: The Black Eyed Peas, „I Gotta Feeling”
Pop Vocal Album: The E.N.D., The Black Eyed Peas
Female Pop Vocal Performance: Beyoncé, „Halo”
Male Pop Vocal Performance: Jason Mraz, „Make It Mine”
Traditional Pop Vocal Album: Michael Bublé Meets Madison Square Garden, Michael Bublé
Pop Collaboration With Vocals: Jason Mraz and Colbie Caillat, „Lucky”
Pop Instrumental Performance: Bela Fleck, „Throw Down Your Heart”
Pop Instrumental Album: Potato Hole, Booker T. Jones

Categoria R&B:
Female R&B Vocal Performance: Beyoncé, „Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)”
Male R&B Vocal Performance: Maxwell, „Pretty Wings”
R&B Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals: Jamie Foxx and T-Pain, „Blame It”
Traditional R&B Vocal Performance: Beyoncé, „At Last”
R&B Song: „Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It),” Beyoncé
R&B Album: Blacksummers’ Night, Maxwell (albumul asta este de fapt un E.P. mai mult, hai sa zicem un L.P.)
Contemporary R&B Album: I Am…Sasha Fierce, Beyoncé

Categoria RAP:
Rap/Sung Collaboration: „Run This Town,” Jay-Z, Rihanna and Kanye West
Rap Performance by a Duo or Group: „Crack a Bottle,” Eminem, Dr. Dre and 50 Cent
Rap Song: „Run This Town,” Jay-Z, Rihanna and Kanye West
Rap Album: Relapse, Eminem
Rap Solo Performance: Jay-Z, „D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune)”
Urban/Alternative Performance: India.Arie and Dobet Gnahoré, „Pearls”

Categoria REGGAE:
Best Reggae Album: Mind Control—Acoustic, Stephen Marley
(Albumul acesta are deja doi ani si tot castiga Grammy, pt. ca si anul trecut la fel s-a intamplat. Ce pot sa spun si varianta asta acustica dar si cea originala, este super super marfa, deci merita negreshit deshi fratele sau Julian a facut in 2009 un super album si super comeback in reggae music)
Aici mai erau nominalizati Buju Banton cu albumul Rasta Got Soul; Julian Marley cu albumul Awake (super mishto album); Gregory Isaacs cu albumul Brand New Me si Sean Paul cu albumul Imperial Blaze

Categoria COUNTRY:
Country Album: Fearless, Taylor Swift (din punctul meu de vedere este un album mai mult pop cu influente country)
Female Country Vocal Performance: Taylor Swift, „White Horse”
Male Country Vocal Performance: Keith Urban, „Sweet Thing”
Country Song: „White Horse,” Taylor Swift
Country Collaboration With Vocals: „I Told You So,” Carrie Underwood and Randy Travis
Country Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals: Lady Antebellum, „I Run to You”
Country Instrumental Performance: Steve Wariner, „Producer’s Medley”
In cadrul acestei categorii au mai fost lasati pe dinafara multi artisti care din ce cunosc eu, meritau mai mult. Spre exemplu mai erau: Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood, Rascal Flatts, pacat ca nu au castigat ei canta country mai bunicel decat Taylor…asta nu inseamna ca tanara Taylor Swift,nu este talentata, este dar parca trebuia pusa la o alta categorie!!!

Categoria ROCK:
Rock Album: 21st Century Breakdown, Green Day
Solo Rock Vocal Performance: Bruce Springsteen, „Working on a Dream”
Rock Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals: Kings of Leon, „Use Somebody” (piesa de pe albumul fenomenal Only By The Night)
Rock Song: „Use Somebody,” Kings of Leon
Hard Rock Performance: AC/DC, „War Machine” (piesa de pe fantasticul album Black Ice)
Metal Performance: Judas Priest, „Dissident Aggressor”
Rock Instrumental Performance: Jeff Beck, „A Day in the Life”
Au ramas pe dinafara artisti si formatii ca: Dave Matthews Band, U2, Slayer, Megadeth, Metallica, Nickelback, Linkin Park, Alice in Chains, Coldplay. Insa in sfarsit li se recunoaste meritul pentru un pieselor lor superbe de pe albumul Only by the Night a celor de Kings Of Leon (favorita mea)

Categoria DANCE:
Dance Recording: „Poker Face,” Lady Gaga
Electronic/Dance Album: The Fame, Lady Gaga

Categoria BLUES/FOLK/TRADITIONAL/ALTERNATIVE/WORLD:
Alternative Music Album: Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix, Phoenix
Americana Album: Electric Dirt, Levon Helm
Bluegrass Album: The Crow/New Songs for the Five-String Banjo, Steve Martin
Traditional Blues Album: A Stranger Here, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott
Contemporary Blues Album: Already Free, The Derek Trucks Band
Traditional Folk Album: High Wide & Handsome: The Charlie Poole Project, Loudon Wainwright III
Contemporary Folk Album: Townes, Steve Earle
Hawaiian Music Album: Masters of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar, Volume 2, Various Artists
Native American Music Album: Spirit Wind North, Bill Miller
Zydeco or Cajun Music Album: Lay Your Burden Down, Buckwheat Zydeco
Traditional World Music Album: Douga Mansa, Mamadou Diabate
Contemporary World Music Album: Throw Down Your Heart: Tales From the Acoustic Planet, Vol. 3—Africa Sessions, Béla Fleck
New Age Album: Prayer for Compassion, David Darling

Categoria VISUAL MEDIA:
Short Form Music Video: „Boom Boom Pow,” The Black Eyed Peas
Long Form Music Video: „The Beatles Love—All Together Now,” Various Artists
Spoken Word Album (Includes Poetry, Audio Books and Storytelling): Always Looking Up, Michael J. Fox
Musical Show Album: West Side Story
Compilation Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media: Slumdog Millionaire
Score Soundtrack Album tor Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media: Up, Michael Giacchino
Song Written for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media: „Jai Ho” (from Slumdog Millionaire), A.R. Rahman, Sukhvinder Singh, Tanvi Shah, Mahalaxmi Iyer and Vijay Prakash
Instrumental Composition: Married Life (from Up), Michael Giacchino
Instrumental Arrangement: „West Side Story Medley,” Bill Cunliffe

Categoria GOSPEL:
Gospel Performance: „Wait on the Lord,” Donnie McClurkin featuring Karen Clark Sheard
Gospel Song: „God in Me,” Mary Mary featuring Kierra „KiKi” Sheard
Rock or Rap Gospel Album: Live Revelations, Third Day
Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album: The Power of One, Israel Houghton
Southern, Country or Bluegrass Gospel Album: Jason Crabb, Jason Crabb
Traditional Gospel Album: Oh Happy Day, Various Artists
Contemporary R&B Gospel Album: Audience of One, Heather Headley

Categoria LATIN:
Latin Pop Album: Sin Frenos, La Quinta Estación
Latin Rock, Alternative or Urban Album: Los De Atras Vienen Conmigo, Calle 13
Tropical Latin Album: Ciclos, Luis Enrique
Regional Mexican Album: Necesito De Ti, Vicente Fernández
Tejano Album: Borders y Bailes, Los Texmaniacs
Norteño Album: Tu Noche Con…Los Tigres Del Norte, Los Tigres Del Norte
Banda Album: Tu Esclavo y Amo, Lupillo Rivera

Categoria JAZZ:
Contemporary Jazz Album: 75, Joe Zawinul & the Zawinul Syndicate
Jazz Vocal Album: Dedicated to You: Kurt Elling Sings the Music of Coltrane and Hartman, Kurt Elling
Improvised Jazz Solo: „Dancin’ 4 Chicken,” Terence Blanchard, soloist
Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group: Five Piece Band—Live, Chick Corea and John McLaughlin Five Peace Band
Large Jazz Ensemble Album: Book One, New Orleans Jazz Orchestra
Latin Jazz Album: Juntos Para Siempre, Bebo Valdés and Chucho Valdés

Categoria CLASSICAL:
Engineered Album, Classical: Mahler: Symphony No. 8; Adagio From Symphony No. 10, Michael Tilson Thomas and San Francisco Symphony
Producer of the Year, Classical: Steven Epstein
Classical Album: Mahler: Symphony No. 8; Adagio From Symphony No. 10
Orchestral Performance: Boston Symphony Orchestra; Tanglewood Festival Chorus, Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé
Opera Recording: Britten: Billy Budd, London Symphony Orchestra; Gentlemen of the London Symphony Chorus
Choral Performance: Mahler: Symphony No. 8; Adagio From Symphony No. 10, Laura Claycomb, Anthony Dean Griffey, Elza van den Heever, Katarina Karnéus, Quinn Kelsey, James Morris, Yvonne Naef and Erin Wall; San Francisco Symphony; Pacific Boychoir, San Francisco Symphony Chorus and San Francisco Girls Chorus
Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (With Orchestra): Prokofiev: Piano Concertos Nos. 2 & 3, Philharmonia Orchestra
Instrumental Soloist Performance (Without Orchestra): Journey to the New World, Sharon Isbin
Chamber Music Performance: Intimate Letters, Emerson String Quartet
Small Ensemble Performance: Lang, David: The Little Match Girl Passion, Ars Nova Copenhagen & Theatre of Voices
Classical Vocal Performance: Renée Fleming, Verismo Arias
Classical Contemporary Composition: Higdon, Jennifer: Percussion Concerto, Jennifer Higdon
Classical Crossover Album: Yo-Yo Ma & Friends: Songs of Joy and Peace, Yo-Yo Ma
Surround Sound Album: Transmigration, Robert Spano, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Choruses

Categoria CHILDREN:
Musical Album for Children: Family Time, Ziggy Marley
Spoken Word Album for Children: Aaaaah! Spooky, Scary Stories & Songs, Buck Howdy

Alte categorii:
Comedy Album: A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All!, Stephen Colbert
Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s): „Quiet Nights,” Diana Krall
Recording Package: Everything That Happens Will Happen Today, David Byrne and Brian Eno
Boxed or Special Limited-Edition Package: Neil Young Archives Vol. I (1963–1972), Neil Young
Album Notes: The Complete Louis Armstrong Decca Sessions (1935-1946), Louis Armstrong
Historical Album: The Complete Chess Masters (1950-1967), Little Walter
Engineered Album, Nonclassical: Ellipse, Imogen Heap
Remixed Recording, Nonclassical: „When Love Takes Over” (Electro Extended Remix), David Guetta featuring Kelly Rowland

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