The music industry honored its best on Sunday, February 13 in Los Angeles, California, when the Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences hosted the 53rd annual Grammy Awards ceremony.
The honor, decided by the Recording Academy's members, rewards musicians for their artistic and technical accomplishments.
In addition to watching the star-studded ceremony on CBS television Sunday, you could also watch the show online at Grammy.com or on YouTube. Social Media aficionados could also follow along on Twitter, Facebook and Foursquare. (There's even an iPhone App!)
Performers included Eminem, Lady GaGa, Justin Bieber, Rihanna, Drake, Usher, Katy Perry and Gwyneth Paltrow.
In this series of reports, VOA takes a look at the nominees and winners.