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Meet the 2010 Grammy Award winners

Last updated on: February 1, 2010 12:36 IST

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Country star Taylor Swift bagged four Grammy Awards at the prestigious US music ceremony in Los Angeles.

 

The 20-year-old won Best Country Album as well as the Album of the Year for Fearless, and Best Country Song and Best Female Country Vocal Performance for the track White Horse.


Image: Taylor Swift reacts as she accepts the award for best female country vocal performance
Photographs: Danny Moloshok/Reuters
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Beyonce Knowles' six awards included Song of the Year, Best R&B Vocal Performance and Best R&B Song -- all for Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It). 

 

She also won Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance award for At Last and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for Halo. Beyonce was additionally honoured for contemporary the R&B album with I Am... Sasha Fierce.


Image: Beyonce blows a kiss as she arrives for the Grammy Awards
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A R Rahman couldn't ask for more as he scooped two awards at the awards ceremony. Congratulate him here on his own Fan Page.

Rahman landed awards for Best Film Song and Best Soundtrack, both compositions for the Oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire.

Want to listen to the songs? Click here to listen to Jai Ho and O Saya.

His Jai Ho song in the film also won in the Best Motion Picture Song. The song was sung by Sukhvinder Singh, Mahalaxmi Iyer, Vijay Prakash, Tanvi Shah along with Rahman.

Video: Rahman thanks his audience


Image: A R Rahman accepts the award for best compilation soundtrack album from Tia Carrere
Photographs: Danny Moloshok/Reuters
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In rap, Jay-Z, D.O.A won Best Rap Solo Performance for Death of Auto-Tune.

 

The other winners in the rap category include:

 

Eminem, Dr Dre, 50 Cent -- Best Rap Performance By A Duo Or Group for Crack A Bottle.

 

Jay-Z, Rihanna and Kanye West -- Best Rap/Song Collaboration for Run This Town

 

Eminem -- Best Rap Album for Relapse


Image: Rihanna and Jay-Z take the stage to accept a Grammy for best rap collaboration
Photographs: Mike Blake/Reuters
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In the R&B category the winners are:

 

Maxwell -- Best Male R&B Vocal Performance for Pretty Wings

 

Jamie Foxx and T-Pain -- Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals for Blame It


Image: T-Pain licks his award for best R and B performance
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In the pop category the winners are:

 

Jason Mraz and Colbie Caillat -- Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals for Lucky

 

Jason Mraz -- Best Male Pop Vocal Performance for Make it Mine

 


Image: Colbie Caillat holds her award for Best Pop Collaboration
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Atlanta-based country Zac Brown Band won the Grammy for Best New Artist beating fellow nominees Keri Hilson, MGMT, Silversun Pickups and the Ting Tings.


Image: Zac Brown of the Zac Brown Band performs
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One of the biggest awards of the night went to Kings of Leon. The band won Best Record of The Year for Use Somebody.


Image: Kings of Leon members (from left) Caleb Followill, Jared Followill, Matthew Followill and Nathan Followill hold their awards backstage
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In rock, Green Day took home the Best Rock Album award for 21st Century Breakdown.


Image: Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt and Tre Cool pose backstage with their award
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In dance, Lady Gaga won Best Dance Recording for Poker Face and electronic/dance album for The Fame.


Image: Lady Gaga arrives
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Taylor's male counterpart in the Best Country Vocal Performance award went to Keith Urban for Sweet Thing.

 

Meanwhile, Lady Antebellum won Best Country Performance By Duo or Group With Vocals for I Run To You.


Image: Keith Urban holds his award backstage
Photographs: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters
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Source: ANI