The Grammy Awards have been bestowed widely as Gotye, fun. and Mumford and Sons took top honours on the music industry's biggest night.
Jay-Z, Kanye West, Frank Ocean, Mumford & Sons and Dan Auerbach from The Black Keys have landed six nods each for music's biggest awards night.
Music greats and Hollywood icons joined family members of Whitney Houston at a church in her hometown to pay tribute to her a week after her death.
British soul singer Adele has won the Grammy in every category she was nominated during a show clouded by the death of Whitney Houston.
US country trio Lady Antebellum emerged as surprise winners with five awards on Sunday at the Grammy Awards, in a disappointing night for Eminem.
In a major Grammys upset, rock band Arcade Fire won the coveted album of the year on Sunday, helping reduce contender Eminem to also ran status.
Beyoncé leads the field of Grammy contenders with 10 nominations, closely followed by teen country sensation Taylor Swift with eight.
The day after receiving his third Grammy, Joseph Shabalala spent two hours on his hotel room phone chatting to Niren Tolsi about award fever.
Ladysmith Black Mambazo won the best traditional world music album at the 2009 Grammy Awards on Sunday for their album Ilembe.
This year's star-studded Grammy Awards were dominated by Adele, who swept up six awards and the Foo Fighters who won five.