And the Grammy goes to…

(antiMusic) Egotistical proclamations aside, Kanye West didn't get his wish as Bono and company took home the Album of the Year honors at the 48th Annual Grammy Awards on Wednesday for their album How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb. In total U2 took home 5 awards to add to their collection. Record of the year went to Green Day for "Boulevard of Broken Dreams".

Mariah Carey was the favorite going into Wed night, but U2 made her settle for 3 awards. Ironically the same number of awards that same U2 album won at last year's awards. To add insult to injury she was awarded her 3 Grammys off camera.

System of a Down took home the Hard Rock Performance Grammy for "B.Y.O.B." while Slipknot nabbed the Metal one for "Before I Forget". Meanwhile The White Stripes' "Get Behind Me Satan" won for Alternative Music Album.

*list of all the winners*

Album of the Year: "How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb" - U2

Record of the Year: "Boulevard of Broken Dreams" - Green Day

New Artist: John Legend

Male R&B Vocal Performance: "Ordinary People" - John Legend

Pop Vocal Album: "Breakaway" - Kelly Clarkson

Rap/Sung Collaboration: "Numb/Encore" - Jay-Z featuring Linkin Park

Song of the Year: "Sometimes You Can't Make It on Your Own" - U2

Female Pop Vocal Performance: "Since U Been Gone" - Kelly Clarkson

Country Album: "Lonely Runs Both Ways" - Alison Krauss and Union Station

Rap Album: "Late Registration" - Kanye West

Rock Album: "How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb" - U2

Rap Solo Performance: "Gold Digger" - Kanye West

Rap Performance by a Duo or Group: "Don't Phunk With My Heart" - The Black Eyed Peas

Rap Song: "Diamonds From Sierra Leone" - D Harris and Kanye West

Solo Rock Vocal Performance: "Devils & Dust" - Bruce Springsteen

Rock Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocal: "Sometimes You Can't Make It on Your Own" - U2

Hard Rock Performance: "BYOB" - System of a Down

Metal Performance: "Before I Forget" - Slipknot

Rock Instrumental Performance: "69 Freedom Special" - Les Paul and Friends

Rock Song: "City of Blinding Lights, U2, (U2)

Alternative Music Album: "Get Behind Me Satan" - The White Stripes

Female R&B Vocal Performance: "We Belong Together" - Mariah Carey

R&B Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals: "So Amazing" - Beyonce and Stevie Wonder

Traditional R&B Vocal Performance: "A House Is Not a Home" - Aretha Franklin

Urban/Alternative Performance: "Welcome to Jamrock" - Damian Marley

R&B Song: "We Belong Together" - J Austin, M Carey, J Dupri & M Seal, (D Bristol, K Edmonds, S Johnson, P Moten, S Sully & B Womack, (Mariah Carey)

R&B Album: "Get Lifted" - John Legend

Contemporary R&B Album: "The Emancipation of Mimi" - Mariah Carey

Male Pop Vocal Performance: "From the Bottom of My Heart" - Stevie Wonder

Pop Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocal: "This Love" - Maroon 5

Pop Collaboration With Vocals: "Feel Good Inc" - Gorillaz Featuring De La Soul

Pop Instrumental Performance: "Caravan" - Les Paul

Pop Instrumental Album: "At This Time" - Burt Bacharach

Traditional Pop Vocal Album: "The Art of Romance" - Tony Bennett

Female Country Vocal Performance: "The Connection" - Emmylou Harris

Male Country Vocal Performance: "You'll Think of Me" - Keith Urban

Country Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocal: "Restless" - Alison Krauss and Union Station

Country Collaboration With Vocals: "Like We Never Loved at All" - Faith Hill and Tim McGraw

Country Instrumental Performance: "Unionhouse Branch" - Alison Krauss and Union Station

Country Song: "Bless the Broken Road" - Bobby Boyd, Jeff Hanna and Marcus Hummon, (Rascal Flatts)

Latin Pop Album: "Escucha" - Laura Pausini

Latin Rock/Alternative Album: "Fijacion Oral Vol 1" - Shakira

Traditional Tropical Latin Album: "Bebo De Cuba" - Bebo Valdes

Salsa/Merengue Album: "Son Del Alma" - Willy Chirino

Mexican/Mexican-American Album: "Mexico En La Piel" - Luis Miguel

Tejano Album: "Chicanisimo" - Little Joe Y La Familia

Engineered Album, Classical: "Mendelssohn: The Complete String Quartets" - Da-Hong Seetoo, engineer (Emerson String Quartet)

Producer of the Year, Classical: Tim Handley

Classical Album: "Bolcom: Songs of Innocence and of Experience" - Leonard Slatkin, conductor (Christine Brewer and Joan Morris, University of Michigan School of Music Symphony Orchestra)

Orchestral Performance: "Shostakovich: Symphony No 13" - Mariss Jansons, conductor (Sergei Aleksashkin, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra and Chorus)

Opera Recording: "Verdi: Falstaff" - Sir Colin Davis, conductor (London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra)

Choral Performance: "Bolcom: Songs of Innocence and of Experience" - Leonard Slatkin, conductor (Christine Brewer, Measha Brueggergosman, Ilana Davidson, Nmon Ford, Linda Hohenfeld, Joan Morris, Carmen Pelton, Marietta Simpson and Thomas Young, Michigan State University Children's Choir, University of Michigan Chamber Choir, University of Michigan Orpheus Singers, University of Michigan University Choir and University Musical Society Choral Union, University of Michigan School of Music Symphony Orchestra)

Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (with Orchestra): "Beethoven: Piano Cons Nos 2 & 3" - Claudio Abbado, conductor; Martha Argerich (Mahler Chamber Orchestra)

Instrumental Soloist Performance (without Orchestra): "Scriabin, Medtner, Stravinsky" - Evgeny Kissin

Chamber Music Performance: "Mendelssohn: The Complete String Quartets" - Emerson String Quartet

Small Ensemble Performance: "Boulez: Le Marteau Sans Maitre, Derive 1 & 2" - Pierre Boulez, conductor, Hilary Summers, Ensemble Intercontemporain

Classical Vocal Performance: "Bach: Cantatas" - Thomas Quasthoff (Rainer Kussmaul, Members of the RIAS Chamber Choir, Berlin Baroque Soloists)

Classical Contemporary Composition: "Bolcom: Songs of Innocence and of Experience" - William Bolcom (Leonard Slatkin)

Classical Crossover Album: "4 plus Four" - Turtle Island String Quartet and Ying Quartet

Compilation Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media: "Ray" - Ray Charles

Score Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media: "Ray" - Craig Armstrong, composer

Song Written for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media: "Believe" - Glen Ballard and Alan Silvestri, songwriters, from "The Polar Express"

Instrumental Composition: "Into the Light" - Billy Childs, composer

Instrumental Arrangement: "The Incredits" - Gordon Goodwin, arranger (Various Artists)

Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s): "What Are You Doing for the Rest of Your Life?" Billy Childs, Gil Goldstein and Heitor Pereira, arrangers (Chris Botti and Sting)

Traditional Blues Album: "80" - BB King and Friends

Traditional Folk Album: "Fiddler's Green" - Tim O'Brien

Contemporary Folk Album: "Fair & Square" - John Prine

Native American Music Album: "Sacred Ground - A Tribute to Mother Earth" - Various Artists

Hawaiian Music Album: "Masters of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar - Vol 1" - Various Artists

Reggae Album: "Welcome to Jamrock" - Damian Marley

Traditional World Music Album: "In the Heart of the Moon" - Ali Farka Toure and Toumani Diabate

Contemporary World Music Album: "Eletracustico" - Gilberto Gil

Polka Album: "Shake, Rattle and Polka!" Jimmy Sturr and His Orchestra

Musical Album for Children: "Songs From the Neighborhood - The Music of Mister Rogers" - Various Artists

Spoken Word Album for Children: " Marlo Thomas & Friends: Thanks & Giving All Year Long" - Various Artists

Spoken Word Album: "Dreams From My Father" - Sen Barack Obama

Comedy Album: "Never Scared" - Chris Rock

Musical Show Album: "Monty Python's Spamalot"

Gospel Performance: "Pray" - CeCe Winans

Rock Gospel Song: "Be Blessed" - Yolanda Adams, James Harris III, Terry Lewis and James Q Wright, (Yolanda Adams)

Rock Gospel Album: "Until My Heart Caves In" - Audio Adrenaline

Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album: "Lifesong" - Casting Crowns

Southern, Country, or Bluegrass Album: "Rock of Ages Hymns & Faith" - Amy Grant

Contemporary Soul Gospel Album: "Purified" - CeCe Winans

Gospel Choir or Gospel Chorus: "One Voice" - Gladys Knight, choir director

New Age Album: "Silver Solstice" - Paul Winter Consort

Jazz Vocal Album: "Good Night, and Good Luck" - Dianne Reeves

Jazz Instrumental Solo: "Why Was I Born?" Sonny Rollins Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group: "Beyond the Sound Barrier" - Wayne Shorter Quartet

Contemporary Jazz Album: "The Way Up" - Pat Metheny Group

Large Jazz Ensemble Album: "Overtime" - Dave Holland Big Band

Latin Jazz Album: "Listen Here!" Eddie Palmieri

Traditional Soul Gospel Album: "Psalms, Hymns & Spiritual Songs" - Donnie McClurkin

Dance Recording: "Galvanize" - The Chemical Brothers featuring Q-Tip

Electronic/Dance Album: "Push the Button" - The Chemical Brothers

Bluegrass Album: "The Company We Keep" - The Del McCoury Band

Contemporary Blues Album: "Cost of Living" - Delbert McClinton

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical: Steve Lillywhite

Short Form Music Video: "Control" - Missy Elliott Featuring Ciara and Fat Man Scoop

Best Long Form Music Video: "No Direction Home" ( Bob Dylan)

Recording Package: "The Forgotten Arm" - Aimee Mann and Gail Marowitz, art directors (Aimee Mann)

Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package: "The Legend" - Ian Cuttler, art director (Johnny Cash)

Album Notes: "The Complete Library of Congress Recordings by Alan Lomax" - John Szwed, album notes writer (Jelly Roll Morton)

Historical Album: "The Complete Library of Congress Recordings by Alan Lomax" - Jeffrey Greenberg and Anna Lomax Wood, compilation producers (Jelly Roll Morton)

Engineered Album, Non-Classical: "Back Home" - Alan Douglas and Mick Guzauski, engineers ( Eric Clapton)

Remixed Recording, Non-Classical: "Superfly (Louie Vega EOL Mix)" - Louie Vega, remixer (Curtis Mayfield)

Surround Sound Album: "Brothers in Arms - 20th Anniversary Edition" - Chuck Ainlay, Bob Ludwig, Mark Knopfler (Dire Straits)

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