Kanye West, Jay-Z & Chris Brown Win At The 2012 Grammy Awards

posted February 13, 2012 08:54:00 AM CST | 80 comments

Kanye West, Jay-Z & Chris Brown Win At The 2012 Grammy Awards

Some weren't as fortunate, with J. Cole, Nicki Minaj and more losing in their respective categories.

Last night, Kanye West became Hip Hop's biggest victor at the 2012 Grammy Awards.

Though Yeezy wasn't in attendance, he was honored with Best Rap Album for My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, Best Rap Song for "All of the Lights" and Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for "All of the Lights." With Jay-Z, 'Ye also took home the award for Best Rap Performance for "Otis."

Additionally, Chris Brown picked up the trophy for Best R&B Album, which honored his latest LP F.A.M.E. Cee Lo Green also took home a few statues, including Best R&B Song and Best Traditional R&B Performance for "Fool For You" with Melanie Fiona.

Some weren't as fortunate, with J. Cole and Nicki Minaj losing out for Best New Artist, which was awarded to indie musician Bon Iver. Additionally, Cee Lo, Bruno Mars and Rihanna lost out to Adele's 21 for Best Pop Vocal Album, while 'Ye and Bruno Mars lost to Adele's "Rolling in the Deep" for Song of the Year.

Check the full list of winners at Grammy.com, and click below to see performances from last night's ceremony.

Performances: Nicki Minaj, Rihanna & Coldplay, Alicia Keys & Bonnie Raitt, Chris Brown, Bruno Mars, Jennifer Hudson

RELATED: Lil Wayne Sends Shots At Jay-Z & Kanye West At Pre-Grammy Party

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