Beyonce wins six Grammys, the most ever by a woman
It's a tribute to the Grammys' success at becoming more a musical spectacle than an awards show that on the night she made history, Beyonce was just another face in the crowd.
Pop's reigning diva earned six Grammys on Sunday, more than any woman on a single night of the 52-year-old awards show. Her anthem ''Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)'' was song of the year. But she didn't come onstage to accept that -- her collaborators said she was prepping for a performance -- and four of her other awards came during the non-televised pre-show.
The Grammys' four biggest awards were split four ways: 20-year-old country chanteuse Taylor Swift won album of the year; family rockers Kings of Leon won record of the year for ''Use Somebody''; and the Zac Brown Band was named best new artist.
Etta James still in hospital
RIVERSIDE, Calif. -- Etta James' manager said the R&B singer is recovering from sepsis and remains hospitalized in Southern California.
Lupe De Leon said Monday that James is stable and he doesn't know when the 72-year-old singer will be released from the Riverside Community Hospital.
Her son, Donto James, said Friday that Etta James has been hospitlaized for about a week with sepsis caused by a urinary tract infection.
She entered a treatment program to shake a dependency on painkillers and was transferred to the hospital when her condition worsened.
Etta James, who sang everything from blues to jazz, is best known for the hit ''At Last.''
Publicist says Bell, Shepard are engaged
NEW YORK -- Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard are engaged.
Bell's publicist, Marcel Pariseau, confirmed the couple's engagement but said Monday that no other details are available.
The 29-year-old Bell and 35-year-old Shepard appear in the romantic comedy ''When in Rome.''
Bell's TV credits include ''Heroes'' and ''Veronica Mars.''