Columbia Records Congratulates the Label's Artists - Beyonce, Maxwell, AC/DC, Bruce Springsteen, Israel Houghton and Mary Mary - & Non-Classical Producer of the Year Brendan O'Brien for Their 2010 Grammy® Award Wins
Sony Columbia Records - 02/01/2010
Columbia Records congratulates its artists Beyonce, Maxwell, AC/DC, Bruce Springsteen, Israel Houghton and Mary Mary, as well as producer Brendan O'Brien, for their 2010 Grammy® Award wins, announced on January 31 from Los Angeles, CA.
2010 saw Beyonce take home six Grammy® Awards, including "Song of the Year" (for "Single Ladies"), breaking the Grammy® record for most awards won by a female artist in a single year while bringing her career Grammy® total up to 16 (13 as a solo artist and 3 with Destiny's Child).
Contemporary soul artist Maxwell took home his first two Grammy® Awards on Sunday night including Best R&B Album for platinum selling BLACKsummers'night and Best Male R&B Vocal Performance (for "Pretty Wings").
Rock & Roll Hall of Famers AC/DC took home the band's first (!) Grammy® this year in the Best Hard Rock Performance category for "War Machine," a track from Black Ice, the group's best-selling Columbia Records debut album.
Previous Columbia Records Grammy® winner Bruce Springsteen and contemporary gospel artists Israel Houghton and Mary Mary added new Grammy® Awards to their respective career totals.
With 19 previous Grammy® Awards to his credit, music legend Bruce Springsteen brought his career total up to 20 with this year's Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance for "Working On A Dream."
Sisters Erica Campbell and Tina Campbell, a.k.a. the groundbreaking contemporary gospel duo Mary Mary, added a third Grammy® Award to the group's collection with 2010's Best Gospel Song honor for "God In Me," one of the key tracks from group's #1 gospel album, The Sound.
Gospel performer Israel Houghton scored his third career Grammy® when The Power of One took home the Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album trophy.
Brendan O'Brien won the Producer of the Year, Non-Classical Grammy® Award for his work on the Columbia albums Black Ice by AC/DC and Working On A Dream by Bruce Springsteen as well as on non-Columbia releases.
COLUMBIA RECORDS GRAMMY WINNERS BEYONCE 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") Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance ("At Last") Best R&B Song ("Single Ladies") Best Contemporary R&B Album (I AM... SASHA FIERCE) MAXWELLBest Male R&B Vocal Performance ("Pretty Wings") Best R&B Album (BLACKsummers'night) BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance ("Working On A Dream") AC/DC Best Hard Rock Performance ("War Machine") ISRAEL HOUGHTON Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album (The Power of One) MARY MARY Best Gospel Song ("God In Me") columbiarecords.com
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