Tuesday, February 2, 2010

2010 Grammy Awards

Music fans celebrated both the past and the present at the 52nd annual Grammy Awards, held Sunday night and presented live on the CBS television network.
Amongst the top winners:
*Lifetime achievement awards were presented to songwriter Leonard Cohen; musicians Clark Terry (trumpet), David "Honeyboy" Edwards (guitar), and Andre Previn (piano); as well as singers Bobby Darin, Michael Jackson, and Loretta Lynn.
*Beyonce for "Halo" as Best Female Pop Vocal Performance
*Jason Mraz for "Make It Mine" as Best Male Pop Vocal Performance
*Bruce Springsteen for "Working On A Dream" as Best Rock Solo Vocal Performance
*Kings of Leon for "Use Somebody" as Best Rock Performance by Duo or Group and Best Rock Song to the song's composers
*AC/DC for "War Machine" as Best Hard Rock Performance
*Taylor Swift for "White Horse" as Best Female Country Vocal Performance
*Keith Urban for "Sweet Thing" as Best Male Country Vocal Performance
*Lady Antebellum for "I Run To You" as Best Country Performance by Duo or Group
*Ziggy Marley for "Family Time" as Best Children's Album of the Year
*Stephen Colbert for "A Colbert Christmas" as Best Comedy Album of the Year
*The current revival of West Side Story for Best Musical Show Album
*Slumdog Millionaire for Best Soundtrack
*The Black Eyed Peas' "Boom Boom Pow" won Best Music Video (short form)
*The Beatles' "All Together Now", a documentary about the making of Cirque du Soleil's Love show, based upon Beatles music, won Best Music Video (long form). This is the second time The Beatles have won in this category, with the previous award being for the movie Let It Be.

For more information and a complete list of the winners, visit http://www.grammy.com/

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