Grammy Awards: The Awards - Live Blog

Grammy Awards: The Awards - Live Blog

You have seen the red carpet updates, the celebrities have arrived, but now, it's time for the ceremony! We're here every step of the way with unpresidented updates!

 

Live Updates

00:52 - The Grammys are due to start in just 8 minutes!

00:59 - In just less than 1 minute the grammy awards 2011 will be upon us! Is everyone ready?

1:00 - The Grammys are here and to kick off proceedings is a special tribute to Aretha Franklin!

1:02 - Christina, Jennifer Hudson, Florence Welch are just some doing RESPECT in the Aretha Tribute tonight. Jennifer kicks it off.

1:05 - Chrtina Aguilera takes lead of the performance!

1:07 - Florence performs "Freedom"

1:08 - Jennifer takes control of "RESPECT"

1:11 - Really going for the Aretha-fest! Such an amazing tribute!

1:13 - Aretha is on a VT, saying thank you to everyone who has been involved in the tribute and to everyone who has sent get well soon cards and flowers and most of all prayers for when she was in hospital. She wishes should be at The Grammy's tonight, but unfortunately, she can't but she will be there next year!

1:14 - Coming up - the performance everyone will be talking about from Lady GaGa! We'll be back after the advertisement break.

1:19 - We're back at the 2011 Grammy Awards!

1:20 - FIRST AWARD: Best pop duo or group.

1:20 - NOMINATED: Glee, Maroon 5, Paramore, Sade, Train.

1:20 - WINNER: TRAIN!

1:23 - OH MY GOD! It's time for GAGA! 

1:26 - GaGa definitely lives up to her expectations. She puts on a show. She's absolutely AMAZING!

1:28 - Time for an Advertisement Break! I shall go and try and stop myself from smiling after that performance.

1:33 - We're back with The Grammys!

1:33 - PERFORMANCE: Miranda Lambert - The House That Built Me!

1:38 - A very nice performance from Miranda!

1:38 - PERFORMANCE: Muse!

1:43 - A picture of Prince Charles on the TV Screens!

1:44 - Time for another advertisement break!

1:49 - We're back!

1:49 - Ryan Seacrest introduces Bruno Mars, B.O.B and Janelle to the stage.

1:50 - Begins with "Nothin' On You"

1:52 - Bruno Mars performs "Grenade"

1:55 - Time for Janelle to perform.

1:58 - AWARD: Best Female Country Vocal

1:58 - NOMINATED: - Jewel, Miranda Lambert, LeAnn Rimes, Carrie Underwood, Gretchen Wilson

1:59 - WINNER: Miranda Lambert - The House That Built Me

2:00 - Time for an Advertisement break!

2:05 - We're back at the Grammys!

2:05 - We're having a look back to 2007 when Justin Bieber first performed for Usher!

2:06 - Usher told Justin if it was meant to be, they would meet again! And this is his moment!

2:07 - PERFORMANCE:  Justin Bieber ft Jaden Smith - Never Say Never.

2:10 - PERFORMANCE: Usher - OMG

2:13 - AWARD: Best Rock Album

2:13 - NOMINATED: Jeff Back, Muse, Pearl Jam, Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, Neil Young

2:13 - WINNER: Muse

2:15 - Advertisement Time

2:20 -We're Back

2:21 - AWARD: Best Pop Vocal Album

2:21 - NOMINATED: Lady GaGa, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Susan Boyle, John Mayer

2:22 - WINNER: Lady GaGa

2:24 - PERFORMANCE: Mumford & Sons, Bob Dylan, The Avett Brothers

2:34 - Time for an Advertisement Break

2:39 - Welcome back to The Grammy Awards 2011!

2:39 - PERFORMANCE: Lady Antebellum

2:44 - AWARD: Best Country Album

2:44 - NOMINATED: Dierks Bentley, Zac Brown Band, Jamey Johnson, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert

2:45 - WINNER: Lady Antebellum

2:46 - PERFORMANCE: Cee Lo green & Gwyneth Paltrow- Forget You

2:52 - Advertisement Break!

2:57 - We're Back!

2:57 - PERFORMANCE: Katy Perry

2:59 - A stunning performance from Katy, not only that but she looks amazing too! 

3:00 - Now for something a little bit more upbeat! TEENAGE DREAM!

3:02 - AWARD: Song of The Year

3:02 - NOMINATED: Beg steal or borrow, Forget You, The House That Built Me, Love The Way You Lie, Need You Now

3:03 - WINNER: Need You Now - Dave Haywood, Josh Kear, Charles Kelley, Hillary Scott (Lady Antebellum)

3:07 - Advertisement Break

3:12 - We're back!

PERFORMANCE: Rihanna, Dr. Dre and Eminem!

3:14 - Stunning vocals from Rihanna.

3:15 - Time to add some eminem to the mix!

3:20 - AWARD: Best New Artist

3:20 - NOMINATED: Justin Bieber, Drake, Florence & The Machine, Mumford & Sons, Esperanza Spalding

3:20 - WINNER: Esperanza Spalding

3:23 - Advertisement Break

3:28 - Welcome back to the grammys

3:29 - We're currently being told what the Grammy Foundation is!

3:35 - PERFORMANCE: Mick Jagger

3:41 - Advertisement Break

3:46 - We're back with The Grammy Awards!

3:46 - PERFORMANCE: Barbra Streisand

3:51 - Nicki Minaj and Will.I.Am on stage!

3:51 - AWARD: Best Rap Album

3:51 - NOMINATED: The Adventures of Bobby Ray, Thank me later, Recovery, The Blueprint 3, How I got Over

3:52 - WINNER: Recovery - Eminem

3:54 - Advertisement Break

3:39 - We're back!

3:59 - PERFORMANCE: Rihanna ft Drake - What's my Name

4:01 - I didn't think some raunchy dancing wouldn't be a miss somewhere...

4:02 - AWARD: Record of the year

4:02 - NOMINATED: Nothin' on you, Love The Way You Lie, Forget You, Empire State of Mind, Need You Now.

4:03 - WINNER: Need You Now - Lady Antebellum

4:06 - Advertisement Break

4:11 - We're back...again!

4:12 - PERFORMANCE: Arcade Fire

4:16 - Advertisement Break

4:22 - We're back for the final part of this year's Grammy Awards!

4:22 - AWARD: Album of the year

4:22 - NOMINATED: The suburbs, Recovery, Need You Now, The Fame Monster, Teenage Dream,

4:23 - WINNER: The Suburbs - Arcade Fire

4:27 - That concludes tonight's events and the 2011 Grammy Awards. What a night it has been. It has been very eventful.