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Grammy Awards 2011: Lady Antebellum, Keith Urban early winners

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Lady Antebellum picked up two Grammy Awards Sunday night in the pre-telecast ceremony in Los Angeles. Keith Urban also won best male country vocal performance in the early ceremony.

Lady Antebellum won best country song and best country performance by a duo or group with vocals for their smash hit, "Need You Now." Urban won for his single, "Til Summer Comes Around." Other early winners included the Zac Brown Band and Alan Jackson for best country collaboration with vocals for "As She's Walking Away," and Patty Loveless for best bluegrass album.

Lady Antebellum is nominated for several more awards during the live telecast, including Best New Artist, Song of the Year and Album of the Year. The group will perform during the live ceremony, along with Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Drake, Katy Perry and Mick Jagger.

Lady Gaga caused a stir on the red carpet when she arrived encased in an egg carried by four models. She is set to debut her new single, "Born This Way" during the awards. Other celebrities walking the red carpet were Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony, Selena Gomez and Adam Lambert.

The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards air live on Little Rock's KTHV at 7 p.m. CST.

Comments

  • Anonymous 3 years ago

    Keith should have been on tv accepting his award. Congrats!!!

  • linda curtis 3 years ago

    I would have rather watched an entire concert of Keith Urban than some of that garbage that was on there!! I didn't know he had even won any thing for 2 days. The Grammies better wake up and realize how popular country music and Keith Urban is!!!!!!!

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