At the biggest music awards ceremony of the year, the biggest artist of this generation was honored like never before.
First, Celine Dion, Usher, Carrie Underwood, Jennifer Hudson, and Smokey Robinson performed Jackson's "Earth Song" together, while a 3D version of the video from This Is It played in the background.
From there, Jackson's two eldest children closed the show, as Prince Michael and Paris accepted the Grammys' Lifetime Achievement on their father's behalf. Said Prince, pictured below with his siblings and Lionel Richie:
"[We] like to thank the fans, our father loved you so much. Our father was always concerned about the planet... We will continue to spread his message."
As for the night's main winners, they included Taylor Swift, Beyonce and Lady GaGa. Read on for a full list.Record of the Year: "Use Somebody," Kings of Leon
Album of the Year: "Fearless," Taylor Swift
Song of the Year: "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On it)," Beyonce Knowles
New Artist: Zac Brown Band
Pop Vocal Album: "The E.N.D.", The Black Eyed Peas
Female Pop Vocal Performance: "Halo," Beyonce Knowles
Male Pop Vocal Performance: "Make It Mine," Jason Mraz
Rock Album: "21st Century Breakdown," Green Day
Rock Song: "Use Somebody," Kings of Leon
R&B Album: "BLACKsummers'night, "Maxwell
R&B Song: "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)," Beyonce Knowles
Rap Album: "Relapse," Eminem
Rap Song: "Run This Town," Jay-Z, Rihanna and Kanye West
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration: "Run This Town," Jay-Z, Rihanna and Kanye West
Country Album: "Fearless," Taylor Swift
Female Country Vocal Performance: "White Horse," Taylor Swift
Male Country Vocal Performance: "Sweet Thing," Keith Urban,
Latin Pop Album: "Sin Frenos," La Quinta Estacion
Contemporary Jazz Album: "75," Joe Zawinul & The Zawinul Syndicate
Classical Album: "Mahler: Symphony No. 8; Adagio from Symphony No. 10"
Traditional Gospel Album: "Oh Happy Day," various artists
Dance Recording: "Poker Face," Lady Gaga
Electronic Dance Album: "The Fame," Lady Gaga