Beyonce topped the list of nominees for the 52nd Grammy Awards, leading the way with 10 nods ahead of teenage country star Taylor Swift with eight. The R&B star scooped nominations in the coveted record of the year and album of the year categories, for her single “Halo” and her chart-topping double-album “I Am … Sasha Fierce.”
The former “Destiny’s Child” singer also picked up a nod in the song of the year category.
The Black Eyed Peas, Maxwell, and Kanye West each earned six nods. Jay-Z, Lady Gaga and David Guetta received five each. Colbie Caillat, Michael Giacchino, Kings Of Leon, John Newton, RedOne, Bruce Springsteen, T-Pain, and Keith Urban each received four nominations.