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Beyonce garnered the most Grammy nominations on Thursday with 10 nods, including nominations for album of the year for "I Am ... Sasha Fierce," song of the year for her anthem "Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)" and record of the year for "Halo."
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Nominees announced Wednesday in top categories for the 51st Annual Grammy Awards:

Record of the Year: "Halo," Beyonce; "I Gotta Feeling," The Black Eyed Peas; "Use Somebody," Kings Of Leon; "Poker Face," Lady Gaga; "You Belong With Me," Taylor Swift.

Album of the Year: "I Am Sasha Fierce," Beyonce; "The E.N.D.," The Black Eyed Peas; "The Fame," Lady Gaga; "Big Whiskey And The Groogrux King," Dave Matthews Band; "Fearless," 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 & Christopher Stewart, songwriters (Beyonce); "Use Somebody," Caleb Followill, Jared Followill, Matthew Followill and Nathan Followill, songwriters (Kings Of Leon); "You Belong With Me," Liz Rose and Taylor Swift, songwriters (Taylor Swift).

New Artist: Zac Brown Band, Keri Hilson, MGMT, Silversun Pickups, The Ting Tings.

Pop Vocal Album: "The E.N.D.," The Black Eyed Peas; "Breakthrough," Colbie Caillat; "All I Ever Wanted," Kelly Clarkson; "The Fray," The Fray; "Funhouse," P!nk.

Rock Album: "Black Ice," AC/DC; "Live From Madison Square Garden," Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood; "21st Century Breakdown," Green Day; "Big Whiskey And The Groogrux King," Dave Matthews Band; "No Line On The Horizon," U2.

R&B Album: "The Point Of It All," Anthony Hamilton; "Testimony: Vol. 2, Love and Politics," India.Arie; "Turn Me Loose," Ledisi; "Blacksummers' Night," Maxwell; "Uncle Charlie," Charlie Wilson.

Slideshow: Grammy nominations concert 2009 Rap Album: "Universal Mind Control," Common; "Relapse," Eminem; "R.O.O.T.S.," Flo Rida; "The Ecstatic," Mos Def; "The Renaissance," Q-Tip

Country Album: "The Foundation," Zac Brown Band; "Twang," George Strait; "Fearless," Taylor Swift; "Defying Gravity," Keith Urban; "Call Me Crazy," Lee Ann Womack.

Latin Pop Album: "5to Piso," Ricardo Arjona; "Te Acuerdas ...," Francisco Cespedes; "Sin Frenos," La Quinta Estacion; "Hu Hu Hu," Natalia Lafourcade; "Gran City Pop," Paulina Rubio.

Contemporary Jazz Album: "Urbanus," Stefon Harris and Blackout; "Sounding Point," Julian Lage; "At World's Edge," Philippe Saisse; "Big Neighborhood," Mike Stern; "75," Joe Zawinul and The Zawinul Syndicate.

Classical Album: "Bernstein: Mass," Marin Alsop, conductor (Asher Edward Wulfman; Baltimore Symphony Orchestra; Morgan State University Choir and Peabody Children's Chorus); "Mahler: Symphony No. 8; Adagio From Symphony No. 10," Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor (Laura Claycomb, Anthony Dean Griffey, Katarina Karneus, Quinn Kelsey, James Morris, Yvonne Naef, Elza van den Heever and Erin Wall; San Francisco Symphony; Pacific Boychoir, San Francisco Girls Chorus and San Francisco Symphony Chorus); "Ravel: Daphnis Et Chloe," James Levine, conductor (Boston Symphony Orchestra; Tanglewood Festival Chorus); "Ravel: L'Enfant Et Les Sortileges," Alastair Willis, conductor (Nashville Symphony Orchestra; Chattanooga Boys Choir, Chicago Symphony Chorus & Nashville Symphony Chorus); "Shostakovich: The Nose," Valery Gergiev, conductor (Orchestra Of The Mariinsky Theatre; Chorus Of The Mariinsky Theatre).

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