Foo Fighters, Levon Helm, Derek & The Dominos, Bela Fleck & Tedeschi Trucks Band Among 2012 Grammy Award Winners

The 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards ceremony took place tonight in Los Angeles, and while it may seem like Adele won every statue, a number of HT faves did take home awards from the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Foo Fighters, Levon Helm, Bela Fleck, the Tedeschi Trucks Band, Pat Metheny, Allison Krauss & Union Station, Bon Iver and Rebirth Brass Band were among the winners at “music’s biggest night.”

The Tedeschi Trucks Band took home the Best Blues Album award for Revelator, beating Derek’s band mates Gregg Allman (Low Country Blues) and Warren Haynes (Man In Motion). Booker T. took home the Best Pop Instrumental Album award for The Road To Memphis, Bon Iver won the Alternative Album of the Year award for his self-titled LP, Adele was awarded the Best Pop Vocal Album award for 21, Skrillex scored the Best Dance Recording prize as well as the Best Dance/Electronica Album for Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites, Levon Helm won the Best Americana Album award for Live at the Ryman, while Alison Krauss & Union Station won the Best Bluegrass Album nod for Paper Airplane.

Foo Fighters got off to a sizzling start winning the Best Long For Music Video prize for our top DVD/Blu-Ray of 2011 Back and Forth, Best Rock Album for Wasting Light, Best Rock Song for Walk and Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance for White Limo. At the evening’s telecast Justin Vernon accepted the Best New Artist award for Bon Iver, while the Foos took home yet another award for Rock Performance.

Here’s the full list of winners…

Album of the Year: 21, Adele
Record of the Year: “Rolling In The Deep,” Adele
Song of the Year: “Rolling In The Deep,” Adele
Pop Vocal Album: 21, Adele
Pop Solo Performance: “Someone Like You,” Adele
Traditional Pop Vocal Album: Duets Ii, Tony Bennett and Various Artists
Pop Duo/Group Performance: “Body and Soul,” Tony Bennett and Amy Winehouse
Short Form Music Video: “Rolling in the Deep,” Adele
Long Form Music Video: “Foo Fighters: Back and Forth,” Foo Fighters
New Artist: Bon Iver

Rap/Sung Collaboration: “All of the Lights,” Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi and Fergie
Rap Song: 
“All of the Lights,” Jeff Bhasker, Malik Jones, Warren Trotter and Kanye West
Rap Album: My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, Kanye West
R&B Performance: 
“Is This Love,” Corinne Bailey Rae
Best Rap Performance: “Otis,” Jay-Z and Kanye West
Traditional R&B Performance: “Fool for You,” Cee Lo Green and Melanie Fiona
R&B Song:
 ”Fool for You,” Cee Lo Green and Jack Splash
Best R&B Album: F.A.M.E., Chris Brown
Pop Instrumental Album: The Road From Memphis, Booker T. Jones
Country Solo Performance: “Mean,” Taylor Swift
Country Duo/Group Performance: “Barton Hollow,” The Civil Wars
Country Song: “Mean,” Taylor Swift
Folk Album: Barton Hollow, The Civil Wars
Hard Rock/Metal Performance: “White Limo,” Foo Fighters
Rock Performance: “Walk,” Foo Fighters
Rock Song:  “Walk,” Foo Fighters, Songwriters (Foo Fighters)
Rock Album: Wasting Light, Foo Fighters
Alternative Music Album: Bon Iver, Bon Iver
Producer of the Year, Non-Classical: Paul Epworth

Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media: Boardwalk Empire: Volume 1
Score Soundtrack for Visual Media: The King’s Speech
Song Written for Visual Media
: “I See the Light” (From Tangled)
Recording Package: Scenes From the Suburbs
Boxed or Special Limited Edition PackageThe Promise: The Darkness on the Edge of Town Story
Album Notes: Hear Me Howling!: Blues, Ballads & Beyond As Recorded by the San Francisco Bay
Historical Album: Band on the Run (Paul McCartney Archive Collection—Deluxe Edition)
Engineered Album, Non-Classical: Paper Airplane
Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical: Cinema (Skrillex Remix)
Surround Sound Album: Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs
Instrumental Composition: Life in Eleven – Bela Fleck & Howard Levy
Instrumental Arrangement: Rhapsody in Blue
Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s): Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me)
Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance: “Jesus,” Le’andria Johnson
Gospel Song: “Hello Fear,” Kirk Franklin, Songwriter (Kirk Franklin)
Contemporary Christian Music Song: “Blessings,” Laura Story
Gospel Album: Hello Fear, Kirk Franklin
Contemporary Christian Music Album: And If Our God Is for Us…, Chris Tomlin
Latin Pop, Rock, or Urban Album: Drama Y Luz, Maná
Regional Mexican or Tejano Album: 
Bicentenario, Pepe Aguilar
Banda or Norteño Album: Los Tigres Del Norte and Friends, Los Tigres Del Norte
Tropical Latin Album: The Last Mambo, Cachao
Engineered Album, Classical: Aldridge: Elmer Gantry

Producer of the Year, Classical:  Judith Sherman
Orchestral Performance: “Brahms: Symphony No. 4,” Gustavo Dudamel, Conductor (Los Angeles Philharmonic)
Opera Recording:  John Adams, Doctor Atomic, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra; Metropolitan Opera Chorus
Choral Performance: “Light and Gold,” Eric Whitacre, Conductor
Small Ensemble Performance: “Lonely Motel,  Music From Slide,” Rinde Eckert and Steven Mackey; Eighth Blackbird
Classical Instrumental Solo: “Schwantner: Concerto for Percussion and Orchestra,” Giancarlo Guerrero, Conductor; Christopher Lamb (Nashville Symphony)
Classical Vocal Solo: “Diva Divo,” Joyce Didonato
Contemporary Classical Composition: “Elmer Gantry,” Robert Aldridge and Herschel Garfein

New Age Album: What’s It All About, Pat Metheny
Reggae Album: 
Revelation Pt 1: The Root of Life, Stephen Marley
Spoken Word Album (Includes Poetry, Audio Books and Story Telling): 
If You Ask Me (And of Course You Won’t), Betty White
Musical Theater Album: The Book of Mormon
Dance Recording “Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites,” Skrillex
Dance/Electronica Album: Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites, Skrillex
Children’s Album: All About Bullies… Big and Small, Various Artists
Comedy Album:  Hilarious, Louis C.K

Improvised Jazz Solo: “500 Miles High,” Chick Corea
Jazz Vocal Album: The Mosaic Project, Terri Lyne Carrington and Various Artists
Large Jazz Ensemble Album: The Good Feeling, Christian McBride Big Band
Jazz Instrumental Album :  
Forever, Corea, Clarke and White
Americana Album: Ramble At the Ryman, Levon Helm
Bluegrass Album: Paper Airplane, Alison Krauss and Union Station
Blues Album: Revelator, Tedeschi Trucks Band
Regional Roots Music Album: Rebirth of New Orleans, Rebirth Brass Band
World Music Album: Tassili, Tinariwen

[List compiled by E!]

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4 thoughts on “Foo Fighters, Levon Helm, Derek & The Dominos, Bela Fleck & Tedeschi Trucks Band Among 2012 Grammy Award Winners

  1. Mark Reply

    You mention Bela Fleck twice, then he’s not even listed in the “full” list of winners. I was curious what he won since I don’t watch the mostly-irrelevant Grammys

  2. Scott Bernstein Reply

    Bela and Howard Levy took home the Instrumental Composition award for Life in Eleven

  3. myronjazz Reply

    rebirth was awesome at the grammys. congrats! so great that nola brass is getting love form the mainstream!

    SOUL REBELS BRASS BAND IS MY fav -love brass bands, i just saw the SOUL REBELS BRASS BAND from nola last week at the brooklyn bowl. it was probably THE BEST show ive ever seen in my life. there were like 1000 people there, all dancing their hearts out for 2 1/2 hours soul rebels are my favorite of the brass bands outa . not easy to graciously blend soul, funk with old school instrumental hip hop. band is killing. nola all the way! soulrebelsbrassband.com

  4. kraldmark Reply

    Congratulation to all. I’m a fan of Foo Fighters. They are pretty awesome.

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