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Robert, Alison win five Grammy Awards

Published: Monday, February 9, 2009, 17:01 [IST]

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Washington (ANI): Former Led Zeppelin star Robert Plant and his partner Alison Krauss triumphed this year's Grammy's by winning five honours, including the Album of the Year award. The duo also won the Record of The Year, Best Pop Collaboration, Best Country Collaboration, and Best Contemporary Folk/Americana Album.

Lil Wayne walked away with three prizes, and a share of the Best Rap Performance for a Duo or Group for Swagga Like Us with Jay-Z, T.I. and Kanye West, reports Contactmusic. Singer Alicia Keys won the gong of Best Female R&B Vocal Performance for 'Superwoman'.

John Mayer also took away two gongs-Best Male Pop Vocal Performance for 'Say', and Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance for 'Gravity'. Carrie Underwood won the award for Best Female Country Vocal Performance for 'Last Name'. Natalie Cole took home the Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album award for
'Still Unforgettable', while Bruce Springsteen won the Best Rock Song for 'Girls In Their Summer Clothes'.

Jennifer Hudson was awarded Best R&B Album. Coldplay were also triple winners, claiming Song of The Year, Best Rock Album and Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals.

Some of the winners are:

Record Of The Year
Please Read The Letter - Robert Plant & Alison Krauss

Album Of The Year
Raising Sand - Robert Plant & Alison Krauss

Song Of The Year
Viva La Vida - Coldplay

Best Male Pop Vocal Performance
Say - John Mayer

Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance
Gravity - John Mayer

Best Metal Performance
My Apocalypse - Metallica

Best Rock Song
Girls In Their Summer Clothes - Bruce Springsteen

Best Rock Album
Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends - Coldplay

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance
Superwoman - Alicia Keys

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance
Miss Independent - Ne-Yo

Best R&B Album
Jennifer Hudson - Jennifer Hudson

Best Rap Solo Performance
A Milli - Lil Wayne

Best Female Country Vocal Performance
Last Name - Carrie Underwood

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