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In pictures: Grammy Awards 2009


Adele was just one of a host of UK stars to receive an accolade at this year's Grammys ceremony in LA. The Londoner scooped best new artist and best pop vocal performance for Chasing Pavements.


Welsh-born singer Duffy took home the pop vocal album prize. She was also up for best new artist but lost out to Adele - who thanked Duffy during her acceptance speech, describing her as "amazing".


Coldplay led the British charge with a whopping seven nominations. They didn't disappoint and scooped song of the year for Viva La Vida, best pop performance for the same song and best rock album.


Estelle bagged best rap/sung collaboration for her track American Boy which features Kanye West. She said: "I did a 'praise dance', everyone was laughing, but my people know me. So, I won already."

Katy Perry

Katy Perry took to the stage at the 51st annual awards ceremony. Other performances came from Justin Timberlake, Sir Paul McCartney and The Jonas Brothers who joined forces with Stevie Wonder.


A very-heavily pregnant MIA was on the ceremony's line-up despite being due to give birth on the same day. The British vocalist was up for record of the year for Paper Planes but lost out to Robert Plant.

Lil Wayne

Lil Wayne had garnered the most nominations beforehand - eight in total - but went home with four. He beat off competition from Jay-Z and Nas to win the gong for best rap album for Tha Carter III.


Radiohead took home two prizes on the night - best alternative album for In Rainbows and best boxed or special edition album. The boys performed with a marching band at the Staples Center.

Paris Hilton

Paris Hilton was amongst the stars in attendance. The night was dominated by the absence of Rihanna and partner Chris Brown.

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