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The 2012 Grammy’s Rock Review: Winners

The 2012, 54th annual Grammy awards concluded last night, and 78 golden phonographs were given out to some of the nation’s biggest names in music of all genres. The night was complete with an arrangement of presenters, performers and awards, as well as tributes given to the late Whitney Houston. Read on to find out who won in the rock categories.

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**All winners highlighted in red**

General Music Categories:

Record of the Year:

  • “Rolling in the Deep” – Adele
  • “Holocene” – Bon Iver
  • “Grenade” – Bruno Mars
  • “The Cave” – Mumford & Sons
  • “Firework” – Katy Perry
  • Album of the Year:

  • 21 – Adele
  • Wasting Light – Foo Fighters
  • Born This Way – Lady Gaga
  • Doo-Wops & Hooligans – Bruno Mars
  • Loud– Rihanna
  • Song of the Year:

  • “All of the Lights”- Jeff Bhasker, Really Doe, Kanye West & Malik Yusef, songwriters (Kanye West featuring Rihanna, Fergie & Kid Cudi) (with Drake, Alvin Fields, Elly Jackson, Elton John, Alicia Keys, John Legend, Ryan Leslie, Ken Lewis, The-Dream, Charlie Wilson & Tony Williams)
  • “The Cave”-  Ted Dwane, Ben Lovett, Marcus Mumford & Country Winston, songwriters (Mumford & Sons)
  • “Grenade”-  Brody Brown, Claude Kelly, The Smeezingtons & Andrew Wyatt, songwriters (Bruno Mars)
  • “Holocene”- Justin Vernon, songwriter (Bon Iver)
  • “Rolling in the Deep”- Adele & Paul Epworth, songwriters (Adele)
  • Best New Artist:

  • The Band Perry
  • Bon Iver
  • J. Cole
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Skrillex
  • Individual Rock Music Categories:

    Best Rock Performance
    • “Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall” – Coldplay
    • “Down By the Water” – The Decemberists
    • “Walk” – Foo Fighters
    • “The Cave” – Mumford & Sons
    • “Lotus Flower” – Radiohead

    Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance

    • “On the Backs of Angels” – Dream Theater
    • “White Limo” – Foo Fighters
    • “Curl of the Burl” – Mastodon
    • “Public Enemy No. 1″ – Megadeth
    • “Blood in My Eyes” – Sum 41

    Best Rock Song

  • “The Cave”- Mumford & Sons, songwriters (Mumford & Sons)
  • “Down By the Water”- Colin Meloy, songwriter (The Decemberists)
  • “Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall”- Coldplay, songwriters (Coldplay)
  • “Lotus Flower”- Radiohead, songwriters (Radiohead)
  • “Walk”- Foo Fighters, songwriters (Foo Fighters)
  • Best Rock Album
    • Rock ‘n’ Roll Party (Honoring Les Paul) – Jeff Beck
    • Wasting Light – Foo Fighters
    • Come Around Sundown – Kings of Leon
    • I’m With You – Red Hot Chili Peppers
    • The Whole Love– Wilco

    Congratulations to all of the winners. To see the complete list of winners, go here.

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