The award ceremony «Grammy Awards 2012"

That took place on one of the key events in the world of popular music, not only for Americans, but also for music lovers throughout the world. Event held in Los Angeles «Staples Center». Triumph ceremony was the singer Adele (Adele).

Let's start on a habit, from the red carpet. Representatives of the beautiful half of humanity has traditionally tried to outdo each other's clothes.

But Nikki Minaj (Nicki Minaj), seems to haunt the laurels of Lady Gaga (Lady GaGa). Frankly - feeble.

Among men remembered Shaggy, Deadmou5e and David Guetta (David Guetta).

As part of the 54th in a row ceremony on stage were: Katy Perry (Katy Perry), Nikki Minaj (Nicki Minaj), Paul McCartney (Paul McCartney), Rihanna (Rihanna), Alicia Keys (Alicia Keys), Coldplay, Taylor Swift (Taylor Swift), and others.

Well, now to the ceremony itself. As the lead was declared rapper LL Cool J.

Most of all statues collected mistress of ceremony - Adele. She has collected as many as six statuettes and repeated the record two years ago Beyoncé. Song singer «Rolling in the Deep» was the best record of the year and best song of the year, and the video for the song was the best short music video. British women album "21" was named the best album of the year and best pop album with vocals.

The stunning success of the group was expecting «Foo Fighters». They took all the four gramophone, which stood on the rock category: Best rock performance, the best hard rock / metal performance, best rock song and best rock album.

Taylor Swift (Taylor Swift) she won two awards in the genre of country music - the best song and the best solo performance of the song «Mean».

But the best album in the style of the country became the third album «Lady Antebellum» - «Own the Night».

Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group, was recognized as a tandem Tony Bennett and Amy Winehouse. Statuette "burnt" star was handed to her parents.

Tony Bennett (Tony Bennett) has won awards for its design of duets with various artists such as the singer, who recorded the best traditional pop vocal album.

Discovery of the year, contrary to predictions, become indie folk group «Bon Iver». They won the "golden grammofonchik" in the category "Best Alternative Album" for the album with the same name as that of the group.

But Skrillex, was nominated as the discovery of the year, did not go away empty-handed. «Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites» - The Best Electronic / Dance Album and Best Dance Recording.

«Fool for You» - track authorship of which belongs to Cee Lo Green, Melanie Fiona and Jack Splash. He was recognized as the best song in the genre of R & B, and was recognized as the best traditional performance in the same genre.

Simply the best R & B performance was the song Corinne Bailey Rae (Corinne Bailey Rae) - «Is This Love».

But the most noteworthy album jury considered the work of Chris Brown (Chris Brown) - «FAME».

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In the category of rap, all four categories featured Kanye West (Kanye West). The album «My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy» - the best in this genre. A track with his participation, under the name of «All of the Lights» became the best rap performance joint and just the best rap song. Best rap performance was the track «Otis» which also has been implicated in addition to Kanye, even Jay-Z and Otis Redding.

At the last moment the organizers decided to dedicate the event memory of the legendary singer and the owner of six "Golden Gramophone" - Whitney Houston (Whitney Houston), news of the death which has plunged many into shock.


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