There were several big winners and sore looser at last nights 53rd Grammy Awards, with hip hop stars Jay-Z and Eminem among top winners.
Jay-Z take home three awards, while the year comeback kid, Eminem, took home two of his 10 nominations.
Rap mogul Jay-Z collected awards for best rap/sung collaboration and best rap song (for his duet with Alicia Keys, “Empire State of Mind”) and best rap performance by a duo or group (for “On to the Next One,” with Swizz Beatz).
Eminem whose album “Recovery” sold 3.5 million and the day’s top nominee, with 10 nods – took best rap album, and in the early going as “Not Afraid” pulled in best rap solo performance honors.
The top awards of the night went to a rock band and a country artist. Album Of The Year was awarded to Canadian indie rock band Arcade Fire for ‘The Suburbs’, and Song Of The Year was awarded to Lady Antebellum’s ‘Need You Now’.
See Eminem, Rihanna and Dr Dre Grammy performance below.