The 2010 Grammy Nominations

The main 2010 Grammy nominees were announced this evening on The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!!—Countdown To Music’s Biggest Night telecast.

There were definitely some surprises—The Lonely Island & T-Pain’s “I’m On A Boat” for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration? MGMT up for Best New Artist and Best Performance By Pop Duo Or Group? Splendid!

Yesterday we posted our predictions for the nominees in the 2010 Grammy fest’s general field—Album Of The Year, Song Of The Year, Record Of The Year and Best New Artist. Check ’em out then hop below to see who actually got lucky in some of the major categories!

THE 2010 GRAMMY NOMINATIONS

SONG OF THE YEAR Beyonce, “Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)” Kings Of Leon, “Use Somebody” Lady Gaga, “Poker Face” Maxwell, “Pretty Wings” Taylor Swift, “You Belong With Me”

RECORD OF THE YEAR Beyonce, “Halo” The Black Eyed Peas, “I Gotta Feeling” Kings Of Leon, “Use Somebody” Lady Gaga, “Poker Face” Taylor Swift, “You Belong With Me”

ALBUM OF THE YEAR Beyonce, I Am… Sasha Fierce The Black Eyed Peas, The E.N.D. Lady Gaga, The Fame Dave Matthews Band, Big Whiskey And The GrooGrux King Taylor Swift, Fearless

BEST NEW ARTIST Keri Hilson MGMT Silversun Pickups The Ting Tings Zac Brown Band

BEST FEMALE POP VOCAL PERFORMANCE Adele, “Hometown Glory” Beyonce, “Halo” Katy Perry, “Hot N Cold” Pink, “Sober” Taylor Swift, “You Belong With Me”

BEST MALE POP VOCAL PERFORMANCE John Legend, “This Time” Maxwell, “Love You” Jason Mraz, “Make It Mine” Seal, “If You Don’t Know Me By Now” Stevie Wonder, “All About The Love Again”

BEST POP COLLABORATION WITH VOCALS Rosanne Cash & Bruce Springsteen, “Sea Of Heartbreak” Ciara & Justin Timberlake, “Love Sex Magic” Jason Mraz & Colbie Caillat, “Lucky” Willie Nelson & Norah Jones, “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” Taylor Swift & Colbie Caillat, “Breathe”

BEST PERFORMANCE BY POP DUO OR GROUP The Black Eyed Peas, “I Gotta Feeling” Bon Jovi, “We Weren’t Born To Follow” The Fray, “Never Say Never” Daryl Hall & John Oates, “Sara Smile” MGMT, “Kids”

BEST POP VOCAL ALBUM The Black Eyed Peas, The E.N.D. Colbie Caillat, Breakthrough Kelly Clarkson, All I Ever Wanted The Fray, The Fray Pink, Funhouse

BEST DANCE RECORDING The Black Eyed Peas, “Boom Boom Pow” David Guetta, & Kelly Rowland, “When Love Takes Over” Lady Gaga, “Poker Face” Madonna, “Celebration” Britney Spears, “Womanizer”

BEST ELECTRONIC/DANCE ALBUM The Crystal Method, Divided By Night David Guetta, One Love Lady Gaga, The Fame LMFAO, Party Rock Pet Shop Boys, Yes

BEST ROCK SONG Pearl Jam, “The Fixer” U2, “I’ll Go Crazy If I Don’t Go Crazy Tonight” Green Day, “21 Guns” Kings Of Leon, “Use Somebody” Bruce Springsteen, “Working On A Dream”

BEST ROCK ALBUM AC/DC, Black Ice Eric Clapton & Steve Winwood, Live At Madison Square Garden Green Day, 21st Century Breakdown Dave Matthews Band, Big Whiskey And The GrooGrux King U2, No Line On The Horizon

BEST ROCK SOLO VOCAL PERFORMANCE Bob Dylan, “Beyond Here Lies Nothin'” John Fogerty, “Change In The Weather” Prince, “Dreamer” Bruce Springsteen, “Working On A Dream” Neil Young, “Fork In The Road”

BEST ROCK PERFORMANCE BY A DUO OR GROUP WITH VOCALS Eric Clapton & Steve Winwood, “Can’t Find My Way Home” Coldplay, “Life In Technicolor II” Green Day, “21 Guns” Kings Of Leon, “Use Somebody” U2, “I’ll Go Crazy If I Don’t Go Crazy Tonight”

BEST HARD ROCK PERFORMANCE AC/DC, “War Machine” Alice In Chains, “Check My Brain” Linkin Park, “What I’ve Done” Metallica, “The Unforgiven III” Nickelback, “Burn It To The Ground”

BEST METAL PERFORMANCE Judas Priest, “Dissident Aggressor” Lamb Of God, “Set To Fail” Megadeth, “Head Crusher” Ministry, “Señor Peligro” Slayer, “Hate Worldwide”

BEST ALTERNATIVE MUSIC ALBUM David Byrne & Brian Eno, Everything That Happens Will Happen Today Death Cab For Cutie, The Open Door Depeche Mode, Sounds Of The Universe Phoenix, Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix Yeah Yeah Yeahs, It’s Blitz!

BEST FEMALE R&B VOCAL PERFORMANCE Beyonce, “Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)” Melanie Fiona, “It Kills Me” Lalah Hathaway, “That Was Then” Ledisi, “Goin’ Thru Changes” Jazmine Sullivan, “Lions, Tigers & Bears”

BEST MALE R&B VOCAL PERFORMANCE Anthony Hamilton, “The Point Of It All” Maxwell, “Pretty Wings” Musiq Soulchild, “Sobeautiful” Pleasure P, “Under” Charlie Wilson, “There Goes My Baby”

BEST R&B PERFORMANCE BY A DUO OR GROUP Jamie Foxx & T-Pain, “Blame It” India.Arie & Musiq Soulchild, “Chocolate High” Musiq Soulchild & Mary J. Blige, “Ifuleave” Robert Randolph & The Clark Sisters, “Higher Ground” Calvin Richardson & Ann Nesby, “Love Has Finally Come At Last”

BEST RAP SOLO PERFORMANCE Drake, “Best I Ever Had” Eminem, “Beautiful” Jay-Z, “D.O.A. (Death Of Auto-Tune)” Kid Cudi, “Day ‘N’ Nite” Mos Def, “Casa Bay”

BEST RAP/SUNG COLLABORATION Beyonce & Kanye West, “Ego” Keri Hilson, Kanye West & Ne-Yo, “Knock You Down” Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West, “Run This Town” The Lonely Island & T-Pain, “I’m On A Boat” T.I. & Justin Timberlake, “Dead And Gone”

BEST RAP SONG Drake, “Best I Ever Had” Kid Cudi, “Day ‘N’ Nite” T.I. & Justin Timberlake, “Dead And Gone” Jay-Z, “D.O.A. (Death Of Auto-Tune)” Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West, “Run This Town”

BEST RAP ALBUM Common, Universal Mind Control Eminem, Relapse Flo Rida, R.O.O.T.S. Mos Def, The Ecstatic Q-Tip, The Renaissance

BEST COUNTRY SONG Trace Adkins, “All I Ask For Anymore” Jamey Johnson, “High Cost Of Living” Lady Antebellum, “I Run To You” Billy Currington, “People Are Crazy” Taylor Swift, “White Horse”

BEST COUNTRY ALBUM Zac Brown Band, The Foundation George Strait, Twang Taylor Swift, Fearless Keith Urban, Defying Gravity Lee Ann Womack, Call Me Crazy

BEST FEMALE COUNTRY VOCAL PERFORMANCE Miranda Lambert, “Dead Flowers” Martina McBride, “I Just Call You Mine” Taylor Swift, “White Horse” Carrie Underwood, “Just A Dream” Lee Ann Womack, “Solitary Thinkin'”

BEST MALE COUNTRY VOCAL PERFORMANCE Trace Adkins, “All I Ask For Anymore” Billy Currington, “People Are Crazy” Jamey Johnson, “High Cost Of Living” George Strait, “Living For The Night” Keith Urban, “Sweet Thing”

BEST PERFORMANCE BY COUNTRY DUO OR GROUP WITH VOCALS Brooks and Dunn, “Cowgirls Don’t Cry” Zac Brown Band, “Chicken Fried” Lady Antebellum, “I Run to You” Rascal Flatts, “Here Comes Goodbye” Sugarland, “It Happens”

For the full list of nominations, check out the official Grammy website.