Adele Sweeps the 2012 Grammys

The 54th annual Grammy awards have come to an end and there were few surprises.

The big winner of the night was Adele. The singer was nominated for six grammys and walked away with a clean sweep, winning Best Album (21), Song of the Year (“Rolling in the Deep”), Record of the Year (“Rolling in the Deep”), Best Pop Solo Performance (“Someone Like You”), Best Pop Vocal Album (21), and Best Short Form Music Video (“Rolling in the Deep”).

Other big winners included Foo Fighters who walked away with five awards, including Best Rock Album (Wasting Light), beating Best Rock Song (“Walk”), Best Rock Performance (“Walk”), Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance (“White Limo”), and Best Long Form Music Video (Back And Forth). Bon Iver won two grammys for Best New Artist and Best Alternative Album and, Skrillex who received three grammys. See the list of winners below.

Record Of The Year
Rolling In The Deep

Album Of The Year

Song Of The Year
Rolling In The Deep
Adele Adkins & Paul Epworth, songwriters (Adele)

Best New Artist
Bon Iver

Best Pop Solo Performance
Someone Like You

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
Body And Soul
Tony Bennett & Amy Winehouse

Best Pop Vocal Album

Best Dance/Electronica Album
Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites

Best Rock Performance
Foo Fighters

Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance
White Limo
Foo Fighters

Best Rock Song
Foo Fighters, songwriters (Foo Fighters)

Best Rock Album
Wasting Light
Foo Fighters

Best Alternative Music Album
Bon Iver
Bon Iver

Best R&B Album
Chris Brown

Best Rap Performance
Jay-Z & Kanye West

Best Rap Album
My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
Kanye West

Best Country Solo Performance
Taylor Swift

Best Country Song
Taylor Swift, songwriter (Taylor Swift)

Best Country Album
Own The Night
Lady Antebellum

See the full list of winners at

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