Lady Gaga drinks tea as she waits to hear if she took home album of the year. Unfortunately for the beloved New Yorker, a southern belle named Taylor Swift stole the prize, just as Gaga stole the show (away from everyone unfortunate enough to get seated behind her). A full roundup of winners below...
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Album of the year
"I Am...Sasha Fierce," Beyoncé "The E.N.D.," The Black Eyed Peas "The Fame," Lady Gaga "Big Whiskey and the Groogrux King," Dave Matthews Band "Fearless," Taylor Swift *
Record of the year
"Halo," Beyoncé "I Gotta Feeling," The Black Eyed Peas "Use Somebody," Kings of Leon * "Poker Face," Lady Gaga "You Belong With Me," Taylor Swift
Song of the year
"Poker Face," Lady Gaga and RedOne, songwriters (Lady Gaga) "Pretty Wings," Hod David and Musze, songwriters (Maxwell) "Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)," Thaddis Harrell, Beyonce Knowles, Terius Nash and Christopher Stewart, songwriters (Beyoncé) * "Use Somebody," Caleb Followill, Jared Followill, Matthew Followill, Nathan Followill, songwriters (Kings of Leon) "You Belong With Me," Liz Rose and Taylor Swift, songwriters (Taylor Swift)
Best new artist
Zac Brown Band * Keri Hilson MGMT Silversun Pickups The Ting Tings
Best female pop vocal performance
"Hometown Glory," Adele "Halo," Beyoncé * "Hot N Cold," Katy Perry "Sober," Pink "You Belong With Me," Taylor Swift
Best rock album
"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/sung collaboration
"Ego," Beyonce and Kanye West "Knock You Down," Keri Hilson, Kanye West and Ne-Yo "Run This Town," Jay-Z, Kanye West and Rihanna * "I'm On a Boat," The Lonely Island and T-Pain "Dead and Gone," T.I. and Justin Timberlake
Best country album
"The Foundation," Zac Brown Band "Twang," George Strait "Fearless," Taylor Swift * "Defying Gravity," Keith Urban "Call Me Crazy," Lee Ann Womack
Best comedy album
"Back From the Dead," Spinal Tap "A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All," Stephen Colbert * "Internet Leaks," Weird Al Yankovich "My Weakness is Strong," Patton Oswalt "Suckin' It for the Holidays," Kathy Griffin "Tall, Dark and Chicano," Geroge Lopez
Best male pop vocal performance:
Jason Mraz, "Make It Mine"
Best pop performance by a duo or group with vocals:
The Black Eyed Peas, "I Gotta Feeling"
Best pop collaboration with vocals:
Jason Mraz and Colbie Caillat, "Lucky"
Best pop vocal album:
The Black Eyed Peas, "The E.N.D."
Best traditional pop vocal album:
Michael Buble, "Michael Buble Meets Madison Square Garden"
Best dance recording:
Lady Gaga, "Poker Face"
Best electronic/dance album:
Lady Gaga, "The Fame"
Best solo rock vocal performance:
Bruce Springsteen, "Working On A Dream"
Best rock performance by a duo or group with vocals:
Kings of Leon, "Use Somebody"