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- Posted on Feb 13th 2011 6:40PM by Cameron Matthews
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The Black Keys' 'Brothers' won Best Alternative Album, beating out Arcade Fire, Band of Horses, Broken Bells and Vampire Weekend. 'Tighten Up' also won for Best Duo/Group Rock Vocal Performance, and 'Brothers' also earned a trophy for Best Recording Package statue, with Michael Carney getting the honor for his role as art director.
The recently dissolved White Stripes have won Best Boxed Limited Edition Package for their live album, 'Under Great White Northern Lights.' Jack White and Rob Jones were credited for the work.
The Album Notes Award went to Robert Goodman, who did the honors for Big Star's 'Keep an Eye on the Sky.' Mavis Staples picked up the best Americana album Grammy for her Jeff Tweedy-produced 'You Are Not Alone.' Cee Lo Green took home the Best Urban/Alternative performance what could be the first of many Grammys for 'F--- You.'
The best Historical Album went to the highly publicized 'Original Studio Recordings' remaster by the Beatles. Another classic rock act, the Doors, picked up a Best Long Form Music Video trophy for 'When You're Strange.' (Jim Morrison did not show up to accept.)
The best Electronic/Dance Album has gone to La Roux's self-titled debut, while Best Musical Show Album went to Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong for the 'American Idiot' stage show, and Contemporary World Music Album has been awarded to Bela Fleck for 'Throw Down Your Heart, Africa Sessions Part 2: Unreleased Tracks.'