52nd Grammys: Green Day Receive Best Rock Album


More and more musicians are announced as winners at the January 31 ceremony of 2010 Grammy Awards. Green Day, who brought the cast of "American Idiot" for "21 Guns" performance earlier on the evening, grab Best Rock Album.


Katy Perry is accompanied by Alice Cooper when revealing that Billy Joe Armstrong-fronted band have beaten AC/DC, Dave Matthews Band, U2 as well as Eric Clapton and Eric Winwood. They get the coveted award for their latest studio installment "21st Century Breakdown".


Before the announcement of Best Rock Album winner, Norah Jones and Ringo Starr team up to read out recipient for Record of the Year. And the trophy goes to Kings of Leon for their "Use Somebody" track. On stage, one of the members said, "We're all a little drunk, but we're happy drunk." After a brief list of thank-yous, he says about buying a shot for anyone he forgot.


Another winner is Stephen Colbert who is handed Best Comedy Album for "A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All". "This is a Christmas album, so obviously I should thank Jesus Christ for having such a great birthday," he said before then giving another shout out to his daughter who apparently is proud of her dad by nodding in approval.


Moreover, two lifetime achievement awards are given out at the evening. One is presented by Seal and goes to Leonard Cohen, while the other is handed to Loretta Lynn.


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