Eminem's "Recovery" Gets "Best Rap Album" Grammy Award Category

posted February 13, 2011 09:57:00 PM CST | 90 comments

Eminem's "Recovery" Gets "Best Rap Album" Grammy Award Category

Rap's superstar takes the Grammy for his top-selling 2010 album, thanking Dr. Dre and others.

The Grammy Awards' Hip Hop category, "Best Rap Album" found a winner in Eminem's Recovery. The Detroit, Michigan emcee/producer was present to receive his second award of the evening. Eminem thanked his label, Interscope Records and its head and co-founder Jimmy Iovine, mentor, Dr. Dre, and manager Paul Rosenberg.

Recovery was nominated, along with The Roots' How I Got Over, Jay-Z's Blueprint III and debut albums from Drake and B.o.B., Thank Me Later and The Adventures of Bobby Ray respectively.

Eminem previously performed "I Need A Doctor" and "Love The Way You Lie, Pt. 2" earlier during the CBS-televised awards.

Producers and guests on Recovery, who will also receive awards, include Dr. Dre, Mobb Deep's Havoc, Lil Wayne, Boi-1da, Just Blaze and DJ Khalil.

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