Thursday, December 04, 2008

Grammy Awards Nominations: The List

Adele, MIA and Leona Lewis lead the Brit pack in Grammy Nominations

Coldplay have seven Grammy Award nominations as the Brits look set for a good year at the 2009 Award show, especially in the Record of The Year category. The nominations for the 51st Grammy Awards were announced in Los Angeles and here is a selection of nominees in key categories:

Record of the Year:
Adele - Chasing Pavements
Coldplay - Viva La Vida
Leona Lewis - Bleeding Love
M.I.A. - Paper Planes
Robert Plant and Alison Krauss - Please Read The Letter

Album of the Year:
Coldplay - Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends
Lil Wayne - Tha Carter III
Ne-Yo - Year of the Gentleman
Robert Plant and Alison Krauss - Raising Sand
Radiohead - In Rainbows

Song of the Year: (awarded to songwriters)
Estelle - American Boy
Adele - Chasing Pavements
Jason Mraz - I'm Yours
Sara Bareilles - Love Song
Coldplay - Viva La Vida

Best New Artist:
Jonas Brothers
Lady Antebellum
Jazmine Sullivan

Best Female Pop Vocal Performance:
Adele - Chasing Pavements
Sara Bareilles - Love Song
Duffy - Mercy
Leona Lewis - Bleeding Love
Katy Perry - I Kissed A Girl
Pink - So What

Best Male Pop Vocal Performance:
Kid Rock - All Summer Long
John Mayer - Say
Paul McCartney - That Was Me
Jason Mraz - I'm Yours
Ne-Yo - Closer
James Taylor - Wichita Lineman

Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals:
Coldplay - Viva La Vida
Eagles - Waiting In The Weeds
Gnarls Barkley - Going On
Maroon 5 - Won't Go Home Without You
OneRepublic - Apologize

Best Dance Recording:
Daft Punk - Harder Better Faster Stronger
Hot Chip - Ready For The Floor
Lady Gaga and Colby O'Donis - Just Dance
Madonna - Give It 2 Me
Rihanna - Disturbia
Sam Sparro - Black & Gold

Best Electronic/Dance Album:
Brazilian Girls - New York City
Daft Punk - Alive 2007
Cyndi Lauper - Bring Ya To The Brink
Kylie Minogue - X
Moby - Last Night
Robyn - Robyn

Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance:
John Mayer - Gravity
Paul McCartney - I Saw Her Standing There
Bruce Springsteen - Girls In Their Summer Clothes
Eddie Vedder - Rise
Neil Young - Hidden Path

Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals:
AC/DC - Rock N Roll Train
Coldplay - Violet Hill
Eagles - Long Road Out of Eden
Kings of Leon - Sex on Fire
Radiohead - House of Cards

Best Rock Song: (awarded to songwriters)
Bruce Springsteen - Girls In Their Summer Clothes
Radiohead - House of Cards
Death Cab for Cutie - I Will Possess Your Heart
Kings of Leon - Sex on Fire
Coldplay - Violet Hill

Best Rock Album:
Coldplay - Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends
Kid Rock - Rock N Roll Jesus
Kings Of Leon - Only By The Night
Metallica - Death Magnetic
The Raconteurs - Consolers of the Lonely

Best Alternative Music Album:
Beck - Modern Guilt
Death Cab For Cutie - Narrow Stairs
Gnarls Barkley - The Odd Couple
My Morning Jacket - Evil Urges
Radiohead - In Rainbows

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance:
Beyonce - Me, Myself and I
Keyisha Cole - Heaven Sent
Jennifer Hudson - Spotlight
Alicia Keys - Superwoman
Jazmine Sullivan - Need U Bad

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance:
Eric Benet - You're The Only One
Chris Brown - Take You Down
Ne-Yo - Miss Independent
Trey Songz - Can't Help But Wait
Usher - Here I Stand

Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals:
Boyz II Men - Ribbon In The Sky
Anthony David ft India Arie - Words
Al Green ft John Legend - Stay With Me (By The Sea)
Jennifer Hudson ft Fantasia - I'm His Only Woman
Raphael Saadiq ft Stevie Wonder and CJ Hilton - Never Give You Up

Best R&B Song: (awarded to songwriters)
Jazimine Sullivan - Bust Your Windows
Raheem DeVaughn - Customer
Keyisha Cole - Heaven Sent
Ne-Yo - Miss Independent
Jennifer Hudson - Spotlight

Best R&B Album:
Eric Benet - Love & Life
Boyz II Men - Motown: A Journey Through Hitsville USA
Al Green - Lay It Down
Jennifer Hudson - Jennifer Hudson
Raphael Saadiq - The Way I See It

Best Rap Solo Performance:
Jay-Z - Rock Boys (And The Winner Is)
Lil' Wayne - A Milli
Lupe Fiasco - Paris, Tokyo
Nas - N.i.*.*.e.r. (The Slave And The Master)
Snoop Dogg - Sexual Eruption

Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group:
Big Boi/Raekwon/Andre 3000 - Royal Flush
Jay-Z and TI ft Kanye West and Lil Wayne - Swagga Like Us
Ludacris ft TI - Wish You Would
Young Jeezy ft Kanye West

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration:
Estelle ft Kanye West - American Boy
Flo Rida ft T-Pain - Low
John Legend and Andre 3000 - Green Light
Lil' Wayne ft T-Pain - Got Money
Lupe Fiasco ft Matthew Santos - Superstar

Best Rap Album:
Jay-Z - American Gangster
Lil' Wayne - Tha Carter III
Lupe Fiasco - The Cool
Nas - Nas
TI - Paper Trial

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