Monday, 1 February 2010

MUSIC SPECIAL: Beyoncé sets new Grammy record; cops six trophies

RECORD BREAKER: Beyoncé sets new Grammy record for women with six wins

The Sasha Fierce Express just keeps on rolling. It was a night of pure Grammy gold for R&B superstar Beyoncé, who picked up six trophies from a whopping ten nods, a record for a female artiste, at the 2010 Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday night. Among her many wins were Song Of The Year, Best Female Pop Vocal Performance, Best Female R&B Vocal Performance, Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance, Best R&B Song, and Best Contemporary R&B Album.


Country singer Taylor Swift was the night's runner-up with an impressive four wins, including taking Album Of The Year for Fearless, which also took home Best Country Album. Best New Artist went to the Zac Brown Band.


Black Eyed Peas and Kings Of Leon won three awards each, the latter picking up the coveted Record Of The Year for "Use Somebody." Picking up two wins each were Eminem, banjo maestro Béla Fleck, composer Michael Giacchino, Lady Gaga, Maxwell, Jason Mraz, and conductor Michael Tilson Thomas.



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