Tags: us | music | grammy | nominations

Beyonce Leads Grammy Nominations With 10

Wednesday, 02 Dec 2009 10:06 PM

 

LOS ANGELES -- Beyonce has enough Grammy nominations for her and Sasha Fierce.

The omnipresent diva garnered the most Grammy nominations on Thursday with 10 nods, including nominations for album of the year for "I Am ... Sasha Fierce," song of the year for her anthem "Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)" and record of the year for "Halo."

Taylor Swift wasn't far behind Beyonce, getting eight nominations. She was also nominated for album, song and record of the year, as was Lady Gaga, who got five nominations.

The Black Eyed Peas, Maxwell and Kanye West got six nominations each.

___

CBS is a division of CBS Corp.

___

On the Net:

THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. Check back soon for further information. AP's earlier story is below.

LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Beyonce's "Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)" and Lady Gaga's "Poker Face" are Grammy contenders for song of the year.

Those songs, along with Taylor Swift's "You Belong With Me," Maxwell's "Pretty Wings" and the Kings of Leon's "Use Somebody," were the first nominees announced for the 2010 Grammys on Wednesday, as the Recording Academy unveiled a handful of nominations for its 109 categories during a prime-time CBS special.

Also nominated were the Black Eyed Peas, Bon Jovi, MGMT, Darryl Hall & John Oates and The Fray for best pop performance by a duo or group.

It was the second year in a row that the Recording Academy revealed its nominees during a televised concert; in the past, they had been announced during a morning news conference.

But Wednesday's special gave nominees the chance to perform, such as the Black Eyed Peas, who performed their ubiquitous hit, "I Gotta Feeling," as well as provided face time for CBS' stars, like LL Cool J, the rapper-actor who is the star of "NCIS: Los Angeles."

Other performers on the show included Nick Jonas and The Administration, R&B crooner Maxwell and country duo Sugarland.

___

CBS is a division of CBS Corp.

___

On the Net:

© Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Michele Bachmann 2016: What 5 Liberal Pundits Say About Potential GOP Presidential Hopeful

Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 18:51 PM

Michele Bachmann, a potential GOP presidential hopeful in 2016, seems to be a political target that liberals love to sho . . .

Dick's Sporting Goods Guns: What's Retail Chain's Policy on Selling Firearms?

Thursday, 08 Jan 2015 21:02 PM

Imagine walking into Dick’s Sporting Goods to make a gun purchase, something that’s entirely legal under the Second Amen . . .

RPT-Hedge Funds Raise Bullish Commodity Bets First Time in 5 Weeks

Sunday, 17 Mar 2013 17:13 PM

 . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved