2011 Grammy Awards

Arcade Fire captured the album of the year award at the Grammys for the "The Suburbs," a surprise win that left Eminem shut out in all the top categories.

It was the rockers' only win on the night; they had been nominated for two other awards.

Arcade Fire beat out Lady Antebellum's "Need You Now," Katy Perry's "Teenage Dream," "The Fame Monster" by Lady Gaga and Eminem's "Recovery" -- 2010's best selling album.

This is now the third time Eminem has lost the best album trophy. He led all nominees with 10 and won two. But Eminem did win Best Rap Album for Recovery.

In other awards Lady Antebellum's yearning crossover smash "Need You Now" was crowned song of the year by the Grammys.

The night also had a huge upset, as Esperanza Spalding, a jazz bassist and singer who sold a fraction of favorite Justin Bieber's music, beat the 16-year-old pop phenomenon, and also Florence & the Machine, Mumford & Sons and Drake for best new artist.


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