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49th Grammy Awards
Grammyslogo49.jpg
Date February 11, 2007
Venue Staples Center, Los Angeles, California
TV in the United States
Network CBS
 < 2006 Grammy Awards 2008 > 

The 49th Annual Grammy Awards is a ceremony honoring the best in music for the recording year beginning September 15, 2005 and ending September 14, 2006 in the United States. The awards were handed out on Sunday February 11, 2007 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The Dixie Chicks were the night's big winners winning a total of five awards. They are the first act since Norah Jones in 2003 to win Record, Album and Song of the Year in one night. Don Henley was honored as MusiCares Person of the Year two nights prior to the show on February 9, 2007. The show won an Emmy for "Outstanding Lighting Direction (electronic, multicamera) for VMC Programming".

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Performances

Artist(s) Song
The Police "Roxanne"
Mary J. Blige "Be Without You"
"Stay With Me"
Christina Aguilera "It's a Man's Man's Man's World"
Beyoncé "Listen"
Smokey Robinson
Chris Brown
Lionel Richie
R&B Make Artists Tribute
Dixie Chicks "Not Ready to Make Nice"
Justin Timberlake "What Goes Around.../... Comes Around Interlude"
Ludacris
Mary J. Blige
Earth, Wind & Fire
"Runaway Love"
James Blunt "You're Beautiful"
Gnarls Barkley "Crazy"
John Legend
John Mayer
Corinne Bailey Rae
"Like a Star"
"Coming Home"
"Gravity"
Red Hot Chili Peppers "Snow ((Hey Oh))"
Shakira
Wyclef Jean
"Hips Don't Lie"
Justin Timberlake
Robyn Troup
T.I.
"Ain't No Sunshine"
"My Love"
Carrie Underwood
Rascal Flatts
Bob Wills & Don Henley Tribute
Carrie Underwood "Desperado"

The performance of Roxanne by The Police to open the show promoted the start of their reunion tour.

Presenters

Major winners

The award for this year was a big time by Country music. All four major awards was awarded to 2 country artist, Dixie Chicks won 3 for Album, Record, and Song of the Year while Carrie Underwood won Best New Artist. For a complete list of nominees and winners, see 49th Grammy Awards nominees and winners.

Award Winner Artist(s)
Record of the Year Not Ready to Make Nice Dixie Chicks
Album of the Year Taking the Long Way Dixie Chicks
Song of the Year Not Ready to Make Nice Dixie Chicks
Best New Artist Carrie Underwood Carrie Underwood

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