Beyoncé Puts a Ring on 10 Grammy Nominations

Black Eyed Peas, Kanye West and R&B star Maxwell each nabbed six; Jay-Z and Lady Gaga each score five.

Last Updated: December 3, 2009 @ 12:08 PM

Nominees for the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards – “music’s biggest night!” — were announced on CBS Wednesday – the second time nominees have been announced on live television. The show was hosted by L.L. Cool J, a two-time Grammy winner whose last one came in 1996.

Beyoncé received 10 nominations. Black Eyed Peas, Kanye West and R&B star Maxwell each nabbed six, while Jay-Z and Lady Gaga — driven by her ubiquitous "Poker Face" — scored five.

Maxwell, whose "Pretty Wings" earned a nod for "Song of the Year," performed a show-stopping version of Michael Jackson’s "The Lady in My Life."

The winners will be announced live from Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Jan. 31, 2010.

Here’s a list of the nominees announced on the broadcast:

Song of the Year

“Poker Face,” Lady Gaga

“Pretty Wings,” Maxwell

“Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It),” Beyoncé

“Use Somebody,” Kings Of Leon

”You Belong With Me,” Taylor Swift


Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals

"I Gotta Feeling," The Black Eyed Peas

"We Weren’t Born To Follow," Bon Jovi

"Never Say Never," The Fray

"Sara Smile," Daryl Hall & John Oates

"Kids," MGMT
 

Best Rock Album (Vocal Or Instrumental, Includes Hard Rock And Metal)

"Black Ice," AC/DC

"Live From Madison Square Garden," Eric Clapton & Steve Winwood

"21st Century Breakdown," Green Day

"Big Whiskey And The Groogrux King," Dave Matthews Band

"No Line On The Horizon," U2

Best Rap Solo Performance (For a Solo Rap performance; Singles or Tracks Only)

"Best I Ever Had," Drake

"Beautiful," Eminem

"D.O.A. (Death Of Auto-Tune)," Jay-Z

"Day ‘N’ Nite," Kid Cudi

"Casa Bey," Mos Def

Best Country Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals

"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


Record of the Year

"Halo," Beyoncé

"I Gotta Feeling" The Black Eyed Peas

"Use Somebody," Kings of Leon

"Poker," Lady Gaga

"You Belong With Me," Taylor Swift


Album of the Year

"I Am … Sasha Fierce," Beyoncé

"The E.N.D.," Black Eyed Peas

"The Fame," Lady Gaga

"Big Whiskey And The Groogrux King," Dave Matthews Band

"Fearless," Taylor Swift

 
For the full list of nominees, click here.