Lady Antebellum, Need You Now - Wins Song of Year at Grammys

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Lady Antebellum Wins Song of Year at Grammys
Monday, February 14th, 2011 - VOA

Lady Antebellum has won the Song of the Year prize at the 53rd annual Grammy Awards.

The country music trio won the award Sunday for its crossover hit Need You Now . The group's Need You Now album also won for Best Country Album.

Bass-playing singer Esperanza Spalding beat out teen idol Justin Bieber for best new artist at the awards, which were broadcast live from Los Angeles.

Rock legend Mick Jagger made his first-ever live appearance at the Grammys. Jagger sang a tribute to the late rhythm and blues artist Solomon Burke.

British rock band Muse'sThe Resistance won the Grammy for the Best Rock Album, and Lady Gaga'sThe Fame Monster won the Best Pop Vocal Album.

Miranda Lambert was given the Best Female Country Vocal Performance Grammy forThe House That Built Me and Train won the Best Pop Performance by a Duo or a Group for Hey, Soul Sister.

Singers Bruno Mars and Lady Gaga took home the honors for the top male and female pop artists respectively.

John Legend and Jay-Z were awarded three trophies each in the pre-telecast ceremony at which the bulk of the Recording Academy's 109 awards are given out.

Eminem was the leading nominee with 10, but his chance of a sweep was ended when he lost five of the awards in the pre-telecast. He did win for Best Rap Solo Performance, for Not Afraid.

Former Beatle Paul McCartney won Best Solo Rock Performance, his first solo Grammy in 39 years, for a live recording of the Beatles' tune Helter Skelter. It is his 14th Grammy win.

Lady Antebellum Wins Song of Year at Grammys

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