Beyoncé Makes History at Grammys
Beyoncé made history at the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards. In addition to being the evening’s biggest winner, the singer became the most awarded woman in one night in the 52-year history of the awards show.
Beyoncé collected six trophies on Sunday, including Song of the Year for “Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It).” “I’d love to thank my family for all of their support, including my husband. I love you,” she said to Jay-Z in her acceptance speech. The wins bring her total to 13 solo Grammys.
Other big winners included Taylor Swift with four, Jay-Z, Black Eyed Peas, and Kings of Leon with three each, and Lady Gaga, Eminem, Kanye West, Maxwell, and Rihanna taking home two apiece.
Song of the Year: “Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)” – Beyoncé
Record of the Year: “Use Somebody” – Kings of Leon
Album of the Year: Fearless – Taylor Swift
Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals: “I Gotta Feeling” – Black Eyed Peas
Best Pop Vocal Album: The E.N.D. – Black Eyed Peas
Best Dance Recording: “Poker Face” – Lady Gaga
Best Electronic/Dance Album: The Fame – Lady Gaga
Best Female R&B Vocal Performance: “Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)” – Beyoncé
Best Male R&B Vocal Performance: “Pretty Wings” – Maxwell
Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals: “Blame It” – Jamie Foxx & T-Pain
Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance: “At Last” – Beyoncé
Best R&B Song: “Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)” – Beyoncé
Best R&B Album: BLACKsummers’Night – Maxwell
Best Contemporary R&B Album: I Am… Sasha Fierce – Beyoncé
Best Rap Solo Performance: “D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune)” – Jay-Z
Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group: “Crack a Bottle” – Eminem, Dr. Dre, & 50 Cent
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration: “Run This Town” – Jay-Z, Rihanna, & Kanye West
Best Rap Song: “Run This Town” – Jay-Z, Rihanna, & Kanye West
Best Rap Album: Relapse – Eminem