Usually I don’t watch the Grammy’s in it’s entirety, but this year was definitely different.  The majority of the performances, reflected me and the music that I listen to.  Here are the winners of this years award ceremony in R & B, Rap and Urban/Alternative categories:

  • Best New Artist – Adele
  • Best Urban/Alternative Performance – Be OK – Chrisette Michele (w/
  • Best R&B Album – Jennifer Hudson – Jennifer Hudson
  • Best R&B Song – Miss Independent – Mikkel S. Eriksen, T.E. Hermansen & S. Smith, songwriters (Ne-Yo)
  • Best Male R&B Vocal Performance – Miss Independent – Ne-Yo
  • Best Female R&B Vocal Performance – Superwoman – Alicia Keys
  • Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals – Stay With Me (By The Sea) – Al Green Featuring John Legend
  • Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance – You’ve Got The Love I Need – Al Green Featuring Anthony Hamilton
  • Best Contemporary R&B Album – Growing Pains – Mary J. Blige
  • Best Rap Solo Performance – A Milli – Lil Wayne
  • Best Rap Performance By A Duo Or Group – Swagga Like Us – Jay-Z & T.I. Featuring Kanye West & Lil Wayne
  • Best Rap/Sung Collaboration – American Boy – Estelle Featuring Kanye West
  • Best Rap Song – Lollipop – D. Carter, S. Garrett, D. Harrison, J. Scheffer & R. Zamor, songwriters (Lil Wayne Featuring Static Major)
  • Best Rap Album – Tha Carter III – Lil Wayne
  • Record Of The Year – Please Read The Letter – Robert Plant & Alison Krauss
  • Album Of The Year – Raising Sand – Robert Plant & Alison Krauss

Congratulations to All of the Winners!