49th Annual Grammy Awards

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49th Annual Grammy Awards
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Date February 11, 2007
Location Staples Center, Los Angeles
Television/Radio coverage
Network CBS
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The 49th Annual Grammy Awards was a ceremony honoring the best in music for the recording year beginning September 15, 2005 and ending September 14, 2006 in the United States. The awards were handed out on Sunday February 11, 2007 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The Dixie Chicks were the night's biggest winners winning a total of five awards. Mary J. Blige received the most nominations, with eight. Don Henley was honored as MusiCares Person of the Year two nights prior to the show on February 9, 2007. The show won an Emmy for "Outstanding Lighting Direction (electronic, multicamera) for VMC Programming".

Performances[edit]

Artist(s) Song
The Police "Roxanne"
Mary J. Blige "Be Without You"
"Stay With Me"
Dixie Chicks "Not Ready to Make Nice"
Justin Timberlake "What Goes Around.../... Comes Around Interlude"
Beyoncé "Listen"
Smokey Robinson
Chris Brown
Lionel Richie
R&B Make Artists Tribute
Christina Aguilera Tribute To James Brown
"It's a Man's Man's Man's World"
Ludacris
Mary J. Blige
Earth, Wind & Fire
"Runaway Love"
James Blunt "You're Beautiful"
Gnarls Barkley "Crazy"
John Legend
John Mayer
Corinne Bailey Rae
"Coming Home"
"Gravity"
"Like A Star"
Red Hot Chili Peppers "Snow ((Hey Oh))"
Shakira
Wyclef Jean
"Hips Don't Lie"
Justin Timberlake
Robyn Troup
T.I.
"Ain't No Sunshine"
"My Love"
Carrie Underwood
Rascal Flatts
Bob Wills & Don Henley Tribute
"Desperado"

The performance of Roxanne by The Police to open the show promoted the start of their reunion tour.

Presenters[edit]

Awards[edit]

General[edit]

Record of the Year
Album of the Year
Song of the Year
Best New Artist

Pop[edit]

Best Female Pop Vocal Performance
Best Male Pop Vocal Performance
Best Pop Performance by a Duo or a Group With Vocals
Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals
Best Pop Instrumental Performance
Best Pop Instrumental Album
Best Pop Vocal Album

Dance[edit]

Best Dance Recording
Best Electronic/Dance Album

Traditional Pop[edit]

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

Jazz[edit]

Best Contemporary Jazz Album
Best Jazz Vocal Album
Best Jazz Instrumental Solo
Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group
Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
Best Latin Jazz Album

Latin[edit]

Best Latin Pop Album:

Best Latin Rock, Alternative Or Urban Album:

Best Tropical Latin Album:

Best Mexican / Mexican-American Album:

Best Tejano Album:

Best Norteño Album:

Best Banda Album:

Rock[edit]

Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance

Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal

Best Hard Rock Performance
Best Metal Performance
Best Rock Instrumental Performance

Best Rock Song

Best Rock Album

Alternative[edit]

Best Alternative Music Album

R&B[edit]

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance
Best Male R&B Vocal Performance
Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals
Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance
Best Urban/Alternative Performance


Best R&B Song
Best R&B Album

Best Contemporary R&B Album

Rap[edit]

Best Rap Solo Performance

Best Rap Performance By A Duo Or Group

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

Best Rap Song

Best Rap Album

Country[edit]

Best Female Country Vocal Performance
Best Male Country Vocal Performance
Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
Best Country Collaboration with Vocals
Best Country Instrumental Performance
Best Country Song
Best Country Album
Best Bluegrass Album

New Age[edit]

Best New Age Album

Blues[edit]

Best Traditional Blues Album
Best Contemporary Blues Album

Folk[edit]

Best Traditional Folk Album
Best Contemporary Folk/American Album

Reggae[edit]

Best Reggae Album

Spoken Word[edit]

Best Spoken Word Album for Children

  • Blah Blah Blah: Stories About Clams, Swamp Monsters, Pirates & Dogs - Bill Harley
  • Christmas In The Trenches - John McCutcheon
  • Disney's Little Einsteins Musical Missions (Various Artists) - Ted Kryczko & Ed Mitchell, producers
  • Peter Pan - Jim Dale
  • The Witches - Lynn Redgrave

Best Spoken Word Album (Includes Poetry, Audio Books & Story Telling)

Best Comedy Album (For comedy recordings, spoken or musical)

Country[edit]

Best Female Country Vocal Performance
Best Male Country Vocal Performance
Best Country Album

New Age[edit]

Best New Age Album

Polka[edit]

Best Polka Album

Music Video[edit]

Best Short Form Music Video
Best Long Form Music Video

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