February 11, 2008 03:43:51 GMT
Rihanna who was nominated for five categories finally took her first win thourgh her collaboration with Jay-Z in "Umbrella".
Rihanna who lost in the four categories she was nominated in, finally took the Best Rap/Sung Collaboration through her big hit "Umbrella" that features Jay-Z. The single is also nominated for Record of the Year which is yet to be announced.
Earlier, Vince Gill's "These Days" took the Best Country Album while Foo Fighters' "Echoes, Silence, Patience and Grace" won the Best Rock Album. Approaching the end of the show, the 50th Grammy Awards let out the winners of best albums in several music genres before moving on with the coveted Record of the Year and Album of the Year.
Foo Fighters and Gill are also nominated for Album of the Year for their respective albums. The band have pocketed one nod in the event, namely best Rock Performance for "The Pretender" while the Best Country Album is Gill's first winning.
The 50th Grammy Awards ceremony is held on February 10 at Los Angeles' Staples Center and broadcast live by CBS. Stay tuned for the announcement of Record of the Year and Album of the Year.
Rihanna's Medley at 50th Grammy Awards: