Fourteen Texans Walked Away From the 2011 Grammy Awards With Trophies To Bring Home

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The big winner at the Grammy Awards on Sunday night? That, surely, was The Arcade Fire, who, whether you've heard of them or not, walked with the coveted Album of the Year title at this year's festivities.

But, really, Texas as a whole didn't do too bad as the Texas Music Office in Austin has reminds us via a press release calling out the state's Grammy victors. In total, 14 Texans were honored on Sunday night to the tune of 13 Grammy wins. Check the full list of Texas winners after the jump.

Interestingly enough, though, their list doesn't include the Arcade Fire. But, the Texas Music Office, in their press release, does rightfully note that the big-winning band's Win and Will Butler are, indeed, originally from the Houston suburb The Woodlands. And, lest you missed the myriad references on the disc, The Suburbs is very much an album about the Butler brothers' home town.

So, in short: Yay, Texas!

Ryan Bingham (Austin)
-Best Song Written For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media for The Weary Kind with T Bone Burnett (New West)

Stephen Bruton (Fort Worth)
-Best Compilation Soundtrack Album For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media for Crazy Heart (New West)

T Bone Burnett (Fort Worth)
-Best Compilation Soundtrack Album For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media for Crazy Heart (New West)
-Best Song Written For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media for The Weary Kind with Ryan Bingham (New West)

Patty Griffin (Austin)
-Best Traditional Gospel Album for Downtown Church (Credential Recordings)

El Güero Y Su Banda Centenario (San Antonio)
-Best Banda Album for Enamórate De Mí (A.R.C. Discos)

Grupo Fantasma (Austin)
-Best Latin Rock, Alternative or Urban Album for El Existential (Nat Geo Music)

Intocable (Zapata)
-Best Norteño Album for Classic(Sony Music Latin)

Israel Houghton (Houston)
-Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album for Love God, Love People (Integrity Music)

Rob Jones (Austin)
-Best Boxed Or Special Limited Edition Package for Under Great White Northern Lights (Limited Edition Box Set) with Jack White (Third Man/Warner Bros.)

Miranda Lambert (Lindale)
-Best Female Country Vocal Performance for The House That Built Me (Columbia)

Little Joe Y La Familia (Temple)
-Best Tejano Album for Recuerdos (TDI)

Pinetop Perkins (Austin)
-Best Traditional Blues Album for Joined at the Hip (with Willie 'Big Eyes' Smith) (Telarc)

Esperanza Spalding (Austin)
-Best New Artist

Kirk Whalum (Houston)
-Best Gospel Song for It's What I Do (with Lalah Hathaway) (Rendezvous Music/Mack Avenue)

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