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Alicia Keys was the big winner in the afternoon ceremonies, taking home Best Female R&B Vocal Performance and Best R&B song for "Fallin’," two of the six categories in which she was nominated.
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Alicia Keys was the big winner in the afternoon ceremonies, taking home Best Female R&B Vocal Performance and Best R&B song for "Fallin’," two of the six categories in which she was nominated.

O Brother Where Are Thou? organizer T Bone Burnett grabbed his first three Grammys ever, including Producer of the Year, while O Brother won the prize for Movie Soundtrack and Down From the Mountain, a live album featuring artists from the soundtrack, was named Best Traditional Folk Album. In addition, 75-year-old bluegrass picker Ralph Stanley won a Male Country Vocal Grammy for "O Death," another song from O Brother. Lost Highway’s Timeless-The Hank Williams Tribute earned Best Country Album honors.

U2’s All That You Can’t Leave Behind won for Best Rock Album, one of eight nominations received by the Irish group.

Veteran comedian Mel Brooks took home two statues for his hit Broadway stage musical, The Producers, while jazz/bluegrass banjo player Bela Fleck and Alison Krauss took home two Grammys apiece.

Rocker Lenny Kravitz won his fourth consecutive Grammy for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance for "Dig In," defeating both Bob Dylan and Eric Clapton, who won awards for Best Contemporary Folk Album and Pop Instrumental, respectively. Lucinda Williams won for Best Female Rock Vocal for "Get Right With God."

Other winners included: Coldplay’s Parachutes (Best Alternative Music Album), Usher’s "U Remind Me" (Best Male R&B Vocal Performance), Destiny’s Child’s "Survivor" (Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal), Missy Elliott’s "Get Ur Freak On" (Best Rap Solo Performance), OutKast’s "Ms. Jackson" (Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group), Eve featuring Gwen Stefani’s "Let Me Blow Ya Mind" (Best Rap/Sung Collaboration), Linkin Park’s "Crawling" (Best Hard Rock Performance), Tool’s "Schism" (Best Metal Performance) and Jeff Beck’s "Dirty Mind" (Best Rock Instrumental Performance).

In addition, Janet Jackson’s "All For You" was named Best Dance Recording, Sade’s Lovers Rock Best Pop Vocal Album, James Taylor’s "Don’t Let Me Be Lonely Tonight" Best Male Pop Vocal Performance and Fatboy Slim and Spike Jonze’s "Weapon of Choice" was named Best Short Form Music Video.

Finally, in a heated race not decided until the final box was squeezed, the incredible Jimmy Sturr earned his amazing 12th consecutive Grammy for Best Polka Album for the aptly named Gone Polka.

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