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Taylor Swift, Beyonce face off at the Grammys

Last updated on: December 3, 2009 15:35 IST

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Black Eyed Peas, Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga and Beyonce have been nominated in major categories at Grammy Awards 2010.

 

Beyonce, Lady Gaga and Swift will be competing against each other for the Song of the Year, while the Black Eyed Peas will fight with all three for Record of the Year as well as Album of the Year.

 

The event's big reveal was held in Los Angeles, reports Contactmusic.

 

The Grammy Awards is scheduled to take place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on January 31.

 

The nominees for Album of the Year are:

 

I Am... Sasha Fierce -- Beyonce

The E.N.D. -- Black Eyed Peas

The Fame -- Lady Gaga

Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King -- Dave Matthews Band

Fearless -- Taylor Swift


Image: Beyonce Knowles
Photographs: Pool/Reuters
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Best Rock Album

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Dave Matthews Band has been nominated for Album of the Year and Best Rock Album award. The nominees for Best Rock Album are:

 

Black Ice -- AC DC

Live From Madison Square Garden --Steve Winwood & Eric Clapton

21st Century Breakdown -- Green Day

Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King -- Dave Matthews Band

No Line On The Horizon -- U2


Image: The Dave Matthews Band
Photographs: Jim Ruymen/Reuters
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Song and Record of the Year

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Rock band Kings of Leon scooped two nominations for the Song of the Year and Record of the Year categories. The nominees are:

 

Song of the Year

 

Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) -- Beyonce

Poker Face -- Lady Gaga

Use Somebody -- Kings of Leon

You Belong With Me -- Taylor Swift

Pretty Wings -- Maxwell

 

Record of the Year

 

Halo -- Beyonce

I Gotta Feeling -- Black Eyed Peas

Use Somebody -- Kings of Leon

Poker Face -- Lady Gaga

You Belong With Me -- Taylor Swift


Image: Taylor Swift
Photographs: Tami Chappell/Reuters
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Best Pop Performance

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The nominees for Best Pop Performance by a Duo/Group with Vocals are:

 

I Gotta Feeling -- Black Eyed Peas

We Weren''t Born To Follow -- Bon Jovi

Never Say Never -- The Fray

Sarah's Smile -- Daryl Hall & John Oates

Kids -- MGMT


Image: The Black Eyed Peas
Photographs: Danny Moloshok/Reuters
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Best Rap Solo Performance

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The nominees for Best Rap Solo Performance are:

 

Best I Ever Had -- Drake

Beautiful -- Eminem

D.O.A. (Death of Autotune) -- Jay-Z

Day & Night -- Kid Cudi

Casa Bey -- Mos Def


Image: Eminem
Photographs: Alessia Pierdomenico/Reuters
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Best New Artist

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The nominees for Best New Artist are:

 

Zac Brown Band

Keri Wilson

MGMT

Silversun Pickups

The Ting Tings.


Image: Keri Wilson

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Best Country Performance

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The nominees for Best Country Performance by a Duo/Group with Vocals are:

 

Cowgirls Don''t Cry -- Brooks & Dunn

Chicken Fried -- Zac Brown Band

I Run To You -- Lady Antebellum

Here Comes Goodbye -- Rascal Flatts

It Happens -- Sugarland


Image: Rascal Flatts
Photographs: Phil McCarten/Reuters
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Source: ANI