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Santana and Christina Aguilera are the big Grammy Winners

The comeback kid and the coming-on-strong kid star in music’s big night

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Carlos Santana
Courtesy Sony Music

”Muchas Gracias,” said Carlos Santana, after winning the Record of the Year award for ”Smooth.” Santana had a lot to be thankful for at Wednesday night’s 42nd Annual Grammy Awards: The veteran rocker swept the ceremonies, winning 8 Grammys, including the coveted Album of the Year (”Supernatural”) and Best Rock Album, tying with Michael Jackson’s record set in 1983. The big upset of the night was Best New Artist, an honor that went to teen dream Christina Aguilera, whose ”Genie in a Bottle” success helped edge out favorite (and fellow Mouseketeer) Britney Spears and R&B darling Macy Gray. TLC picked up two golden gramophones, as did Eminem, the Dixie Chicks, Shania Twain, and Sting.

Here are the winners in the top categories at the 42nd Annual Grammy Awards:

Record of the Year
”Smooth,” Santana

Album of the Year
”Supernatural,” Santana

Song of the Year (Award goes to songwriter)
”Smooth,” written by Itaal Shur and Rob Thomas (Santana Featuring Rob Thomas)

Best New Artist
Christina Aguilera

Best Female Pop Vocal Performance
”I Will Remember You,” Sarah McLachlan

Best Male Pop Vocal Performance
”Brand New Day,” Sting

Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
”Maria Maria,” Santana

Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals
”Smooth,” Santana Featuring Rob Thomas

Best Pop Album
”Brand New Day,” Sting

Best Female Rock Vocal Performance
”Sweet Child O’ Mine,” Sheryl Crow

Best Male Rock Vocal Performance
”American Woman,” Lenny Kravitz

Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
”Put Your Lights On,” Santana

Best Rock Song (Award goes to songwriter)
”Scar Tissue,” written by Flea, John Frusciante, Anthony Kiedis, and Chad Smith (The Red Hot Chili Peppers)

Best Rock Album
”Supernatural,” Santana

Best Alternative Music Performance
”Mutations,” Beck

Best Rap Solo Performance
”My Name Is,” Eminem

Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group
”You Got Me,” The Roots Featuring Erykah Badu

Best Rap Album
”The Slim Shady LP,” Eminem

Best Hard Rock Performance
”Most High,” Jimmy Page & Robert Plant

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance
”It’s Not Right But It’s Okay,” Whitney Houston

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance
”Staying Power,” Barry White

Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
”No Scrubs,” TLC

Best R&B Song (Award goes to songwriter)
”No Scrubs” written by Kevin Shekspere Briggs, Kandi Burruss & Tameka Cottle (TLC)

Best R&B Album
”Fanmail,” TLC

Best Female Country Vocal
”Man! I Feel Like a Woman,” Shania Twain

Best Male Country Vocal
”Choices,” George Jones

Best Country Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
”Ready to Run,” Dixie Chicks

Best Country Collaboration With Vocals
”After the Gold Rush,” Emmylou Harris, Linda Ronstadt and Dolly Parton

Best Country Song (Award goes to songwriter)
”Come On Over,” written by Robert John ”Mutt” Lange & Shania Twain (Shania Twain)

Best Country Album
”Fly,” Dixie Chicks

For more, see the Official Grammy website .