Grammy Winners 2010
Interesting in learning about the Grammy winners of 2010? The Grammys have been held since 1959 and gives awards to those that have made outstanding achievements in the music industry. The Grammy winners of 2010 represent the 52nd televised Grammy Awards, which was held live in the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.
- Best Country Album of the Year The most notable Grammy winner of 2010 was Taylor Swift, who won the night’s coveted Album of the Year award for “Fearless.” The country singer’s album sold more than two million copies.
- Best Song of the Year Beyoncé Knowles and Thaddis Harrell of “Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)” were one of the Grammy winners of 2010 that took Best Song. It was inspired by her quiet marriage to Jay-Z in 2008.
- Best Record of the Year As for the Best Record of 2010, the Kings of Leon took the title with “Use Somebody.” The band formed in 1999 in Tennessee and consist of three brothers.
- Best Solo Rock Performance During the Grammys, this title went to none other than “Working on a Dream” by Bruce Springsteen. The singer / songwriter is known as “The Boss.”
- Best Rock Album This coveted Grammy title went to Green Day for the album “21st Century Breakdown.” Green Day is a punk rock group that formed in 1987.
- Best Hard Rock Performance The Grammy winners of 2010 would not be complete without this category that went to AC/DC for “War Machine.” This came as no surprise to rock lovers and admirers of this group.
- Best Dance Recording Lady Gaga snatched this title up with “Poker Face.” This was an expected, easy title win for her because the song had been quite popular.
- Best Female Pop Vocalist The Grammy winners of 2010 place a lot of emphasis on this award and it went to Beyoncé for her performance of “Halo.” The singer has enjoyed a long career with Destiny’s Child and then ventured off into a successful solo career.
- Best New Artist Many people admire this category because it is given to up and coming shining new stars. In 2010, this award went to the Zac Brown Band who has seen immense fame in a short amount of time.
- Best Male Pop Vocalist As with the female vocalists nominated in this category, it is very coveted among the men as well. In 2010 it went to Jason Mraz for “Make It Mine.”