Beyonce, Jay-Z and Black Eyed Peas Win Big at Grammys

Published February 1, 2010

Beyonce set a new record at the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards earlier tonight (Jan. 31). Winning six awards, she surpassed Alicia Keys, Lauryn Hill and Norah Jones for most Grammys by a female artist in a single night. Beyonce also won five Grammys back in 2004.

A 10-time nominee this year, Bey took home awards for Song of the Year, Best Female R&B Performance and Best R&B Song for "Single Ladies," Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for "Halo," Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance for "At Last" and Best Contemporary R&B Album for "I Am Sasha Fierce."

Jay-Z and Black Eyed Peas won three awards apiece while Maxwell and Eminem collected two trophies. Jamie Foxx and India Arie also took home Grammys.

In one of the night's highlights, Jennifer Hudson, Smokey Robinson, Usher, Celine Dion and Carrie Underwood paid tribute to Michael Jackson with a rendition of "Earth Song." Mary J. Blige and Andrea Bocelli sang "Bridge Over Troubled Water" to contribute to Haiti's relief support. Other performances included Maxwell singing a duet with Roberta Flack; Drake, Eminem and Lil Wayne doing a remix of "Forever" with Travis Barker; Beyonce doing "If I Were a Boy" mixed in with Alanis Morissette's "You Oughta Know;" Black Eyed Peas' "I Got a Feeling;" and Jamie Foxx and T-Pain performing "Blame It."

Click here for more on the winners.

Written by Carl Chery, BET.com staff

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