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Grammys 2009: Selected winners

Coldplay won three Grammys at the ceremony

Here is a selection of winners in key categories at the 51st Grammy Awards, which took place at Los Angeles' Staples Center on 8 February.

Record of the year
Robert Plant and Alison Krauss - Please Read The Letter
Also nominated: Adele - Chasing Pavements, Coldplay - Viva La Vida, Leona Lewis - Bleeding Love, MIA - Paper Planes

Album of the year
Robert Plant and Alison Krauss - Raising Sand
Also nominated: Coldplay - Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends, Lil Wayne - Tha Carter III, Ne-Yo - Year of the Gentleman, Radiohead - In Rainbows

Song of the year (awarded to songwriters)
Coldplay - Viva La Vida
Also nominated: Estelle - American Boy, Adele - Chasing Pavements, Jason Mraz - I'm Yours, Sara Bareilles - Love Song.

Best new artist
Also nominated: Duffy, Jonas Brothers, Lady Antebellum, Jazmine Sullivan

Best female pop vocal performance
Adele - Chasing Pavements
Also nominated: Sara Bareilles - Love Song, Duffy - Mercy, Leona Lewis - Bleeding Love, Katy Perry - I Kissed A Girl, Pink - So What

Best male pop vocal performance
John Mayer - Say
Also nominated: Kid Rock - All Summer Long, Paul McCartney - That Was Me, Jason Mraz - I'm Yours, Ne-Yo - Closer, James Taylor - Wichita Lineman

Best pop performance by a duo or group with vocals
Coldplay - Viva La Vida
Also nominated: Eagles - Waiting In The Weeds, Gnarls Barkley - Going On, Maroon 5 - Won't Go Home Without You, OneRepublic - Apologize

Best dance recording
Daft Punk - Harder Better Faster Stronger
Also nominated: Hot Chip - Ready For The Floor, Lady Gaga and Colby O'Donis - Just Dance, Madonna - Give It 2 Me, Rihanna - Disturbia, Sam Sparro - Black & Gold

Best electronic/dance album
Daft Punk - Alive 2007
Also nominated: Brazilian Girls - New York City, Cyndi Lauper - Bring Ya To The Brink, Kylie Minogue - X, Moby - Last Night, Robyn - Robyn

Best solo rock vocal performance
John Mayer - Gravity
Also nominated: Paul McCartney - I Saw Her Standing There, Bruce Springsteen - Girls In Their Summer Clothes, Eddie Vedder - Rise, Neil Young - Hidden Path

Best rock performance by a duo or group with vocals
Kings of Leon - Sex on Fire
Also nominated:: AC/DC - Rock N Roll Train, Coldplay - Violet Hill, Eagles - Long Road Out of Eden, Radiohead - House of Cards

Best rock song (awarded to songwriters)
Bruce Springsteen - Girls In Their Summer Clothes
Also nominated: Radiohead - House of Cards, Death Cab for Cutie - I Will Possess Your Heart, Kings of Leon - Sex on Fire, Coldplay - Violet Hill

Best rock album
Coldplay - Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends
Also nominated: Kid Rock - Rock N Roll Jesus, Kings Of Leon - Only By The Night, Metallica - Death Magnetic, The Raconteurs - Consolers of the Lonely

Best alternative music album
Radiohead - In Rainbows
Also nominated: Beck - Modern Guilt, Death Cab For Cutie - Narrow Stairs, Gnarls Barkley - The Odd Couple, My Morning Jacket - Evil Urges

Best female R&B vocal performance
Alicia Keys - Superwoman
Also nominated: Beyonce - Me, Myself and I, Keyisha Cole - Heaven Sent, Jennifer Hudson - Spotlight, Jazmine Sullivan - Need U Bad

Best male R&B vocal performance
Ne-Yo - Miss Independent
Also nominated: Eric Benet - You're The Only One, Chris Brown - Take You Down, Trey Songz - Can't Help But Wait, Usher - Here I Stand

Best R&B performance by a duo or group with vocals
Al Green ft John Legend - Stay With Me (By The Sea)
Also nominated: Boyz II Men - Ribbon In The Sky, Anthony David ft India Arie - Words, Jennifer Hudson ft Fantasia - I'm His Only Woman, Raphael Saadiq ft Stevie Wonder and CJ Hilton - Never Give You Up

Best R&B song (awarded to songwriters)
Ne-Yo - Miss Independent
Also nominated: Jazimine Sullivan - Bust Your Windows, Raheem DeVaughn - Customer, Keyisha Cole - Heaven Sent, Jennifer Hudson - Spotlight

Best R&B album
Jennifer Hudson - Jennifer Hudson
Also nominated: Eric Benet - Love & Life, Boyz II Men - Motown: A Journey Through Hitsville USA, Al Green - Lay It Down, Raphael Saadiq - The Way I See It

Best rap solo performance
Lil' Wayne - A Milli
Also nominated: Jay-Z - Rock Boys (And The Winner Is), Lupe Fiasco - Paris, Tokyo, Nas - N.i.*.*.e.r. (The Slave And The Master), Snoop Dogg - Sexual Eruption

Best rap performance by a duo or group
Jay-Z and TI ft Kanye West and Lil Wayne - Swagga Like Us
Also nominated: Big Boi/Raekwon/Andre 3000 - Royal Flush, Ludacris ft TI - Wish You Would, Young Jeezy ft Kanye West

Best rap/sung collaboration
Estelle ft Kanye West - American Boy
Also nominated: Flo Rida ft T-Pain - Low, John Legend and Andre 3000 - Green Light, Lil' Wayne ft T-Pain - Got Money, Lupe Fiasco ft Matthew Santos - Superstar

Best rap album
Lil' Wayne - Tha Carter III
Also nominated: Jay-Z - American Gangster, Lupe Fiasco - The Cool, Nas - Nas, TI - Paper Trial

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