51st Annual Grammy Awards

51st Annual Grammy Awards
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DateFebruary 8, 2009
LocationStaples Center, Los Angeles
Most awardsAlison Krauss, Robert Plant (5)
Most nominationsLil Wayne (8)
Television/radio coverage

The 51st Annual Grammy Awards took place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, on February 8, 2009. Robert Plant & Alison Krauss were the biggest winners of the night, winning five awards including Album of the Year for their critically acclaimed album Raising Sand. Krauss became the sixth female solo artist to have won 5 awards in one night joining Lauryn Hill, Alicia Keys, Norah Jones, Beyoncé Knowles, and Amy Winehouse.[1] Lil Wayne received the most nominations with eight.

The awards broadcast won a 2009 Creative Arts Emmy for Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Variety or Music Series or Special.