Winners in major categories at the 49th Annual Grammy Awards:
Album of the Year: "Taking the Long Way," Dixie Chicks.
Record of the Year: "Not Ready to Make Nice," Dixie Chicks.
Song of the Year: "Not Ready to Make Nice," Martie Maguire, Natalie Maines, Emily Robison and Dan Wilson (Dixie Chicks).
New Artist: Carrie Underwood.
Pop Vocal Album: "Continuum," John Mayer.
Rock Album: "Stadium Arcadium," Red Hot Chili Peppers.
R&B Album: "The Breakthrough," Mary J. Blige.
Rap Album: "Release Therapy," Ludacris.
Country Album: "Taking the Long Way," Dixie Chicks.
Latin Pop Album (tie): "Adentro," Arjona. "Limon Y Sal," Julieta Venegas.
Contemporary Jazz Album: "The Hidden Land," Bela Fleck and the Flecktones.
Classical Album: "Mahler: Symphony No. 7," Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor, Andreas Neubronner, producer (San Francisco Symphony), reports AP.
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