52nd Annual Grammys In Review

Photo: R. Gauthier

For those of you who were too busy completing your weekend homework because you carelessly put it off to the last second and consequently missed the Grammys, here’s a quick recap of the night’s big wins.  Female singer Beyonce Knowles won a record six awards, and Taylor Swift, who just turned 20 years old, is now the youngest singer to win Best Album. And here are some of the awards:

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

Album of the Year: “Fearless,” Taylor Swift
Should Have Been: “Big Whiskey and The Groogrux King,” Dave Matthews Band

Song of the Year: “Single Ladies (Put a Ring On it),” Beyonce Knowles
Should Have Been: “You Belong with Me,” Taylor Swift

New Artist Award: Zac Brown Band
Should Have Been: Silversun Pickups

Female Pop Vocal Performance: “Halo,” Beyonce Knowles
Should Have Been: “Hometown Glory,” Adele

Male Pop Vocal Performance: “Make It Mine,” Jason Mraz
Should Have Been: “All About the Love Again,” Stevie Wonder

Best Pop Vocal Album: “The E.N.D.,” The Black Eyed Peas
Should Have Been: “All I Ever Wanted,” Kelly Clarkson

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

Best Country Album: “Fearless,” Taylor Swift
Should Have Been: “Fearless,” Taylor Swift

Best Rock Album: “21st Century Breakdown,” Green Day
Should Have Been: “No Line On the Horizon,” U2

Best Rap Album: “Relapse,” Eminem
Should Have Been: “The Ecstatic,” Mos Def