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The Grammys — Who was your winner?

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So ... did you watch the Grammys last night? We did! In case you didn't, here's the Cliff's Notes version: Between rollicking performances by Lady Gaga, Beyonce and Bon Jovi, Lawrence frequenter Taylor Swift came away with the night's big prize for her album "Fearless."

For those of you who did watch: Who turned in your favorite performances? Who didn't hit a high note? And whose singles were you downloading on the commercial breaks?

Oh, and here's a full list of winners for your perusal.

2010 Grammy Award Winners in selected major categories

Record of the Year: “Use Somebody,” Kings of Leon

Album of the Year: “Fearless,” Taylor Swift

Song of the Year: “Single Ladies (Put A Ring On it),” Beyonce Knowles

New Artist: Zac Brown Band

Pop Vocal Album: “The E.N.D.”, The Black Eyed Peas

Female Pop Vocal Performance: “Halo,” Beyonce Knowles

Male Pop Vocal Performance: “Make It Mine,” Jason Mraz

Rock Album: “21st Century Breakdown,” Green Day

Rock Song: “Use Somebody,” Kings of Leon

R&B Album: “BLACKsummers’night, “Maxwell

R&B Song: “Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It),” Beyonce Knowles

Rap Album: “Relapse,” Eminem

Rap Song: “Run This Town,” Jay-Z, Rihanna and Kanye West

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration: “Run This Town,” Jay-Z, Rihanna and Kanye West

Country Album: “Fearless,” Taylor Swift

Female Country Vocal Performance: “White Horse,” Taylor Swift

Male Country Vocal Performance: “Sweet Thing,” Keith Urban,

Latin Pop Album: “Sin Frenos,” La Quinta Estacion

Contemporary Jazz Album: “75,” Joe Zawinul & The Zawinul Syndicate

Classical Album: “Mahler: Symphony No. 8; Adagio from Symphony No. 10”

Traditional Gospel Album: “Oh Happy Day,” various artists

Dance Recording: “Poker Face,” Lady Gaga

Electronic Dance Album: “The Fame,” Lady Gaga

Alternative Music Album: “Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix,” Phoenix

Spoken Word Album: “Always Looking Up,” Michael J. Fox

Comedy Album: “A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All!” Stephen Colbert

Comments

flux 4 years, 10 months ago

JEFF BECK! Everything else is gibberish

jniccum 4 years, 10 months ago

I think Taylor Swift seems like a nice girl and has some actual songwriting chops. But I was a little disturbed to watch this Album of the Year winner sing off-key for a FULL THREE MINUTES during her Stevie Nicks duet on "Rhiannon." That's hard to do. Even the clueless rejects from the audition rounds of "American Idol" get a few of the notes right.

ilovelucy 4 years, 10 months ago

Even though I'm not into hip hop, I loved Eminem and the other two who rapped at the end of the show.
Lady GaGa has a great voice but her outrageous dressing really turns me off. Yes, Taylor did a horrible job with Stevie Nicks. They should have chosen someone else for her to duet with. Loved Jeff Beck. Loved Bon Jovi. Thought Pink's cirque de soliel was very well done. Can't wait for the Academy Awards so that I can listen to the political views and speeches.

4getabouit 4 years, 10 months ago

I think the game is up on Taylor Swift. She has no vocal range and even less musical sense. She appears to be a very well-crafted county music image. I will admit that she has written a clever song or two. She should take the money and run. Jeff Beck is the real thing.

BruceWayne 4 years, 10 months ago

going to go with Pink. President of TIBTC and still a beautiful young lady.

Steve Jacob 4 years, 10 months ago

I think people will me more critical of Swift now that she has a "Album of the Year" Grammy, but has never really had any good live singing performance.

MrNoGuac 4 years, 10 months ago

@Ilovelucy -

The "other two" are Drake and Lil' Wayne. In the studio version, Kanye West appears also. The song is "Forever".

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