Lil Wayne grabbed three Grammy Awards before the show even got under way. The New Orleans rapper took home Best Rap Song for 'Lollipop,' Best Rap Solo Performance for 'A Milli' and Best Rap Performance By A Duo Or Group for 'Swagga Like Us.'

Mary J. Blige snagged an early Grammy for Best Contemporary R&B Album and Ne-Yo won Best R&B Song for his hit 'Miss Independent.' Estelle and Kanye West won a Grammy for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for 'American Boy.'

See the full list of 2009 Grammy winners here.

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