, , , , , , , and are among the early winners at the 49th annual Grammy Awards, held Sunday afternoon Feb 11th. As of Blige, the R&B singer gloriously earns three awards, mainly for the categories of Best Female R&B Vocal Performance and Best R&B Song both for "Be Without You", and Best R&B Album for her comeback album, "."
California rock band the Red Hot Chili Peppers, in the meantime, also wins three Grammys, including the Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal and Best Rock Song awards for "Dani California", and Best Boxed Or Special Limited Edition Package for "". Veteran singer Wonder shares the Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals award with for their collaboration "For Once In My Life". Country trio the Dixie Chicks is another early winner, taking home the awards for Best Country Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal and Song Of The Year all for "Not Ready To Make Nice".