Best Dance Performance

Beyoncé, "Run the World"

With a little help from producers Switch and The-Dream, Beyoncé’s bombastic female empowerment anthem had fans and critics dancing all year long.

Chris Brown, "She Ain't You"

Inspired by the music of the late Michael Jackson, the song found chart success in five countries and continued his hit-making streak.

Rihanna, "What's My Name," featuring Drake

The pop singer tapped into the sound of her native Barbados with this catchy hook-driven tune that features Young Money rapper Drake.

Kelly Rowland, "Motivation," featuring Lil Wayne

Kelly solidified her sex appeal with this Billboard R&B chart-topping Rico Love-produced song.

Keri Hilson, "Pretty Girl Rock"

Hilson embraced and celebrated her beauty with this pop-tinged girl power anthem.

Mary Mary, "Walking"

Taking on a sample of Crystal Waters’s 1992 dance hit "Gypsy Woman (She's Homeless)," the gospel duo took their spiritual message from the church to the street.