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49th Annual Grammy Awards

49th Annual Grammy Awards
Date February 11, 2007
Location Staples Center, Los Angeles
Television/Radio coverage
Network CBS

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

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"
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

Awards

General

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

Pop

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

Dance

Best Dance Recording
Best Electronic/Dance Album

Traditional Pop

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

Jazz

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

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

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

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