LOS ANGELES — — Beyonce led the 52nd Annual Grammys with five trophies including song of the year early in Sunday night’s award program, where she was the favorite with 10 nominations.
She was followed by triple winners the Black Eyed Peas and dual winners Lady Gaga and Taylor Swift.
Other early multiple winners include Detroit’s own Eminem, Jay-Z, Maxwell and Kings of Leon, who each won two Grammys.
Beyoncé won for Song of the Year, Best Female R&B Vocal Performance and Best R&B Song for “Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It),” Best Contemporary R&B Album for “I Am … Sasha Fierce” and Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance for “At Last.”
Pop-rap group Black Eyed Peas won awards for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals (“I Gotta Feeling”), Best Pop Vocal Album (“The E.N.D.”) and Best Short Form Music Video (“Boom Boom Pow”).