esmeralda spalding performs hours before receiving her surprise "best new artist" award.
esmeralda spalding and bobby mcferrin co-host the pre-telecast grammys
kathy griffin's jokes were hilarious but i'm pretty sure she won't be invited back due to the non-stop f-bombs.
la roux accepts the award for best electronic album beating out the chemical brothers and others... "I can’t describe how happy this makes us. We made this record in our living room."
sara b presented 14 awards including one that was won by...
the black keys, who took down arcade fire twice in the pre-tels.
cindy lauper performing with maria muldaur
the roots won two awards and black thought responded "i guess we can stop complaining now."
and neil young finally took home his first grammy for music for best rock song. (all photos © Colin Young-Wolff, 2011)