The 52d annual awards show will be a showdown between R&B and dance-pop diva Beyoncé and country-pop sensation Taylor Swift. Beyoncé was the leading contender with 10 nods; Swift followed with eight. The Grammy Awards will air at 8 p.m. Jan. 31 on CBS. (Read more from the Globe's Sarah Rodman
Pictured: Host LL Cool J performed during the opening number of "The Grammy Nominations Concert Live!" in Los Angeles.