Sunday, February 13, 2011

The 2011 Grammy Awards

The most prestigious award in the music industry, the Grammy, is presented annually by the Recording Academy. A Grammy is awarded by the voting members of the Academy of registration to honor excellence in the arts and sciences of the recording. It is truly a peer honor, awarded by and to artists and technical professionals for artistic or technical achievement, not sales or chart positions (Grammy Awards voting process). The Grammy Awards annually attracts thousands of creative professionals and technology in the music industry worldwide.

last year's ceremony was held Sunday, January 31, 2010. Taylor Swift sticks Album of the Year and Burgundy and the Kings of Leon Use Somebody stole the record of the Year song. Best New Artist went to the group of countries, Zac Brown Band. Beyonce wins song of the year; Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It).


Main article: List of Grammy Award categories
The "General Field" are four awards which are not restricted by genre.

Album of the Year is awarded to the performer and the production team of a full album.
Record of the Year is awarded to the performer and the production team of a single song.
Song of the Year is awarded to the writer(s)/composer(s) of a single song.
Best New Artist is awarded to a performer who releases, during the Eligibility Year, the first recording that establishes the public identity of that artist (which may not necessarily be their first proper release).

This February 13, 2011, Sunday, there will be a parade of stars of all genres of music from country to pop, hip-hop, rock, world music to classical and will be the 53th Grammy Awards Night Live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.

The 2011 Grammy Awards Nomination Recap: