BEP Wins Three Grammys, Jay-Z, Eminem Win Two
R&B singer Beyonce Knowles as the big winner during the 52 Annual Grammy Awards tonight (January 31) in Los Angeles.
So far, Knowles has scooped five awards, including the coveted Song of the Year award for “Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It).”
In the Hip-Hop category, Jay-Z has won two Grammy’s for “Run This Town” (Best Rap Song) and “Death of Autotune” (Best Rap Performance).
Eminem also won two for “Crack a Bottle featuring 50 Cent and Dr. Dre” (Best Rap Performance By A Duo Or Group) and Relapse (Best Rap Album).
The Black Eyed Peas have won three, including Best Pop Performance By a Group or a Duo for their song “I Got A Feeling,” and Best Pop Vocal Album for The E.N.D.
Jamie Foxx performed the hit single “Blame It” flanked by a bevy of beauties, along with an orchestra conducting, white wig wearing T-Pain, who shed the fake hair and joined Foxx during the second half of the performance.
Hip-Hop pioneer Doug E. Fresh appeared in a black tuxedo and provided beat boxing services for Foxx and T-Pain, backed by Gun-N-Roses guitarist, Slash.
“Blame It” also won a Grammy for Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals.
Other winners during the evening included Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, Maxwell, Jason Mraz, Bruce Springsteen, Kings of Leon and others.