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Beyonce arrives at the 52nd annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles on January 31, 2010. UPI/Jim Ruymen
Beyonce arrives at the 52nd annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles on January 31, 2010. UPI/Jim Ruymen | License Photo

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Beyonce collected six Grammys, including Song of the Year, while Taylor Swift's four awards included Album of the Year.

Beyonce's take was a record for a female artist. She was nominated for 10 awards and her "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)" won in the Song of the Year, Best R&B Song and Best Female R&B Vocal Performance categories. Beyonce, Thaddis Harrell, Terius Nash and Christopher Stewart are credited with writing "Single Ladies."

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She also won for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance ("Halo"), Best Contemporary R&B Album ("I Am … Sasha Fierce") and Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance ("At Last").

Swift, 20, took home the Album of the Year honor for "Fearless," which was also selected the Best Country Album. Her "White Horse" track from that album took honors for Best Country Song and Best Female Country Vocal Performance. Swift is the youngest person to win Album of the Year.