Sun, 31 January 2010 22:08:44 ET
Securing the coveted trophies for their hit 'Use Somebody', the rock band upsets Beyonce Knowles, Black Eyed Peas, Lady Gaga and Taylor Swift at the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards.
Announced as winners of Best Rock Song and Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals at the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards earlier, Kings of Leon
has added their Grammy collection. On Sunday, January 31, the rock band was unraveled as the recipients one of Grammy's top honors, Record of the Year.
Like the two awards they scored earlier, the four-men band took the crown for their single "Use Somebody". Presented the gramophone statuette by Ringo Starr
and Norah Jones
, they won over such strong competitors, including other multiple Grammy winners Beyonce Knowles
, Black Eyed Peas
, Lady Gaga
and Taylor Swift
Beside Kings of Leon, winners of the Best Rock Album and Best News Artist have been made public as well. The Best Rock Album kudo went to Green Day
for "21st Century Breakdown". The rock band beat out U2
and Dave Matthews Band
for the trophy. Meanwhile, Best New Artist nod was given to Zac Brown Band
who became the first country artist to win this title since Carrie Underwood
2010 Grammy Awards is aired live on CBS from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Lady GaGa, Pink
, Taylor Swift, Black Eyed Peas, Lady Antebellum
and Beyonce Knowles
are among the performers for the special night. A special 3-D Michael Jackson
tribute has been shown, before Lionel Richie
presented the King of Pop's kids with their father's lifetime achievement award.
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