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Photos: Stars rock the Grammys

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  1. Alien opening

    First, Lady Gaga stunned on the red carpet with an out-of-this-world Armani, then she performed -- in an outfit that made her look like an alien Tinkerbell -- the first number of the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards, "Poker Face," which segued into her performing "Speechless" and "Your Song" with Elton John in Los Angeles on Sunday, Jan. 31. (Kevin Winter / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  2. A sweet win

    Country sweetheart Taylor Swift won for best country album. She also performed "Today Was a Fairytale" alone, then Fleetwood Mac's "Rhiannon" and "You Belong With Me" with Stevie Nicks. (Kevin Winter / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  3. One hot mama

    Presenter Jennifer Lopez, in a silver chain mail dress by Versace, proved backstage at the Grammys that mothers can still be glamorous. (Mark J. Terrill / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  4. Broadway performers

    Green Day and the cast of the upcoming Broadway show "American Idiot" perform the theatrical version of "21 Guns." (Matt Sayles / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  5. Stripped down performance

    Pink performed "Glitter in the Air" in a skin-tight flesh-colored body suit enhanced with thin white strips. While up in the air, the singer was doused with water which flew off her as she spun. (Matt Sayles / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  6. Fierce!

    Beyonce, the night's big winner, performed "If I Were a Boy," then the Alanis Morissette hit "You Oughta Know" at the Grammys. (Matt Sayles / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  7. Icy look

    Lady Gaga, decked out in an icy ensemble, watched the Grammys from the audience after her performance. As she made her way out, she flummoxed the Jonas Brothers with her new outfit. (Larry Busacca / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  8. Ahead of the game

    The Black Eyed Peas sang "I'mma Be" and "I Gotta Feeling" at the Grammys. The group won three trophies during the pre-telecast of the show. (Kevin Winter / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  9. Tribute to the 'King of Pop'

    Michael Jackson's children, Paris and Prince, second and third from the left, accept their father's Lifetime Achievement Award. Both Paris and Prince delivered touching speeches, with Paris ending with "We love you, Daddy." (Robyn Beck / AFP - Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  10. Urban winner

    Keith Urban checks out his best male country vocal performance award for his song "Sweet Thing," backstage at the Grammys. (Mark J. Terrill / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  11. Iron man

    Robert Downey Jr., who was introduced as "the most self-important actor of his generation," presented Jamie Foxx and T-Pain's performance "Blame It." (Kevin Winter / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  12. Bringing out the guns

    At the end of T-Pain and Jamie Foxx's performance of "Blame It," Slash performs a solo of the Guns 'n' Roses hit "November Rain. (Kevin Winter / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  13. Upsetting presentation

    Norah Jones and Ringo Starr presented the album of the year award, which went to the Kings of Leon in a bit of an upset over Beyonce, Lady Gaga and Taylor Swift. (Kevin Winter / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  14. Up and comers

    Singers Ke$ha and Justin Bieber plugged Bon Jovi's performance. The band performed "We Weren't Born to Follow," "Who Says You Can't Go Home" and "Livin' on a Prayer." (Kevin Winter / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  15. Living the dream

    Taylor Swift performed at the Grammys with a childhood idol, Stevie Nicks. Swift first sang "Today Was a Fairytale," then the Fleetwood Mac singer joined her for "Rhiannon" and "You Belong With Me." (Kevin Winter / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
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Winners in selected major categories at Sunday’s 52nd Annual Grammy Awards:

Record of the year: “Use Somebody,” Kings of Leon

Album of the year: “Fearless,” Taylor Swift

Song of the year: “Single Ladies (Put A Ring On it),” Beyonce Knowles

New artist: Zac Brown Band

Pop vocal album: “The E.N.D.”, The Black Eyed Peas

Female pop vocal performance: “Halo,” Beyonce Knowles

Male pop vocal performance: “Make It Mine,” Jason Mraz

Rock album: “21st Century Breakdown,” Green Day

Rock song: “Use Somebody,” Kings of Leon

R&B album: “BLACKsummers’night, “Maxwell

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R&B song: “Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It),” Beyonce Knowles

Rap album: “Relapse,” Eminem

Rap song: “Run This Town,” Jay-Z, Rihanna and Kanye West

Best rap/sung collaboration: “Run This Town,” Jay-Z, Rihanna and Kanye West

Country album: “Fearless,” Taylor Swift

Female country vocal performance: “White Horse,” Taylor Swift

Male country vocal performance: “Sweet Thing,” Keith Urban

Latin pop album: “Sin Frenos,” La Quinta Estacion

Contemporary jazz album: “75,” Joe Zawinul & The Zawinul Syndicate

Classical album: “Mahler: Symphony No. 8; Adagio from Symphony No. 10”

Traditional gospel album: “Oh Happy Day,” various artists

Dance recording: “Poker Face,” Lady Gaga

Electronic dance album: “The Fame,” Lady Gaga

Alternative music album: “Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix,” Phoenix

Spoken word album: “Always Looking Up,” Michael J. Fox

Comedy album: “A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All!” Stephen Colbert

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