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BEYONCE GARNERS 10 GRAMMY® NOMINAT10NS

Sony Columbia Records - 12/03/2009

Beyonce leads the pack of Grammy® nominees this year with an astounding ten nominations including the Top 3 Grammy® categories (Song of the Year for the anthem, "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)," Record of the Year for "Halo," and Album of the Year for I AM ...SASHA FIERCE). It is the first time she has been nominated in the Album of The Year category. The nominations wrap up a brilliant year for the superstar after the release of her third solo multi-platinum, globally successful album, I AM...SASHA FIERCE.

In addition to her ten nominations, there is also one nomination for Cadillac Records for Best Compilation Soundtrack Album For Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media. The Soundtrack was released by Music World/Columbia Records and executive produced by Mathew Knowles for Music World Music. Beyonce, featured on five tracks on the soundtrack, also had the lead role in the film, in a dramatic turn as singer Etta James.

  BEYONCE'S 10 GRAMMY® NOMINAT10NS:

  Record of the Year ("Halo")
  Album of the Year ("I AM... SASHA FIERCE")
  Song of the Year ("Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)")
  Best Female Pop Vocal Performance ("Halo")
  Best Female R&B Vocal Performance ("Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)")
  Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance ("At Last")
  Best R&B Song ("Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)")
  Best Contemporary R&B Album ("I AM... SASHA FIERCE")
  Best Rap/Sung Collaboration ("Ego" - Beyonce & Kanye West)

Best Song Written For A Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media ("Once In A Lifetime" from "Cadillac Records")

This has been a banner year for Beyonce with her "I AM..."world tour being named the world's #1 concert attraction on Billboard's Hot Tour rankings, three wins at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards, including Video of The Year and an additional three wins at the 2009 MTV Europe Music Awards, including the win for Best Video. She was also named Woman of The Year by Billboard Magazine in October 2009.

Since its release, I AM...SASHA FIERCE has topped the album charts around the world and spawned five #1 singles: "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)," "If I Were A Boy," "Diva," "Halo" and "Sweet Dreams."

The 52nd Annual Grammy Awards will air live on CBS from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Ca. on Sunday, January 31, 2010

About Music World Entertainment

Beyonce is managed by Music World Entertainment, headed by Mathew Knowles, President and C.E.O. The company is one of the world's leading entertainment and music conglomerates dedicated to bringing quality entertainment around the globe. The MWE worldwide venture include successful record labels, top recording artist and producer management, artist development services, a master catalog series, film ventures and investment and property holdings with offices in Houston, Los Angeles, New York and London.

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