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52nd GRAMMYs

Taylor wins Grammy best album; Beyonce wins 6

Beyonce became the most decorated female on a Grammy night as she collected six trophies, including song of the year for her anthem "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)," but it was another diva — Taylor Swift — who nabbed the top honor, album of the year. Full story

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Audition of Grammy 2010 Nominees

Ladies’ night hits Los Angeles Sunday, Jan. 31, as the 52nd annual Grammy Awards pits female mega-acts head-to-head(-to-head) in several key categories.


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2010 GRAMMY Awards - Record of the Year

2010-02-01 07:59:11 GMT Norah Jones and Ringo Starr present the award for Record of the Year.

2010 GRAMMY Awards - MJ's Children Speak

2010-02-01 07:57:11 GMT Lionel Ritchie presents a lifetime achievement award to Prince and Paris Jackson.

2010 GRAMMY Awards - Album of the Year

2010-02-01 07:55:52 GMT John Legend and Carlos Santana present the award for Best Album of the Year.

2010 GRAMMY Awards - Song of the Year

2010-02-01 07:53:53 GMT Stephen Colbert presents the award for Best Song of the Year.

Britney Spears' unflattering outfits

2010-02-02 07:45:59 GMT Just when it seems Britney Spears' style can't get any worse, she pulls a double fashion disaster out of the bag.

Silence wasn't golden when Grammys bleeped lyrics

2010-02-02 01:58:34 GMT Did anybody notice that, late in Sunday's telecast of the Grammy Awards show, the sound went on the fritz?

Grammys grouch Neil Young finally wins an award

2010-02-01 06:50:45 GMT Eclectic rocker Neil Young, who has made no secret of his disdain for the Grammys, finally won a coveted trophy on Sunday for the first time in a career spanning almost 50 years.

List of Grammy winners in major categories

2010-02-01 06:36:12 GMT Winners in selected major categories at Sunday's 52nd Annual Grammy Awards:

Lady Gaga leads Grammys' fashion parade

2010-02-01 02:29:04 GMT All eyes on the red carpet at Sunday's Grammy Awards went straight to Lady Gaga and her solar-system gown that was totally out of this world.

Lady Rihanna

2010-02-01 02:01:46 GMT Rihanna arrives at the Grammy Awards on Sunday, Jan. 31, 2010, in Los Angeles.

Taylor Swift shows grace

2010-02-01 01:59:47 GMT Taylor Swift arrives at the Grammy Awards on Sunday, Jan. 31, 2010, in Los Angeles.

Kitaro and Jane Zhang arrive at GRAMMYs

2010-02-01 01:46:57 GMT Japanese musician Kitaro and Chinese pop singer Jane Zhang arrive at the 52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards on Jan. 31 at Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Taylor Swift, Beyonce make Grammy history

2010-02-01 06:18:15 GMT Country-pop starlet Taylor Swift, who rocketed to stardom with ballads of teen love that she wrote on her bedroom floor, Sunday became the youngest artist to win the coveted Grammy for album of the year.

Steven Tyler eyes suit to stop Aerosmith replacement

2010-02-01 01:53:29 GMT Amidst continuing reports of other singers being approached to front Aerosmith, Steven Tyler and his handlers are taking steps to reassert his position in the band.

View from inside (and outside) Grammys

2010-02-01 01:33:28 GMT Surprise winners and losers aren't the only things that keep the Grammy Awards show pumping. With 20,000 music lovers jammed into the behemoth Staples Center — and millions more watching at home — the Recording Academy's biggest night is one rollicking party featuring some of the world's best house bands. Here's what was seen and overheard from inside and outside Sunday's 52nd annual show.

Grammy's top song not always in tune

2010-01-29 08:47:56 GMT Over time, Grammy voters have picked numerous future standards as songs of the year. In retrospect, though, they've also designated some real head-scratchers. USA TODAY reflects on the category's smart and silly choices — and, for the questionable picks, suggests replacements from the same year's nominees.