Grammy Noms Announced

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The 51st Annual Grammy Awards nominations were announced yesterday. Lil Wayne leads the way with eight noms for his album, The Carter III. Kanye West is a close second with seven nominations of his own.

Take a look at the Major Categories.

Record Of The Year
(Award to the Artist and to the Producer(s), Recording Engineer(s) and/or Mixer(s), if other than the artist.)

  • Chasing Pavements
    Adele
    Eg White, producer; Tom Elmhirst & Steve Price, engineers/mixers
    Track from: 19
    [XL Recordings/Columbia]
  • Viva La Vida
    Coldplay
    Markus Dravs, Brian Eno & Rik Simpson, producers; Michael Brauer & Rik Simpson, engineers/mixers
    Track from: Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends
    [Capitol Records]
  • Bleeding Love
    Leona Lewis
    Simon Cowell, Clive Davis & Ryan “Alias” Tedder, producers; Craig Durrance, Phil Tan & Ryan “Alias” Tedder, engineers/mixers
    [J Records/SYCO Music]
  • Paper Planes
    M.I.A
    Diplo, producer; Switch, engineer/mixer
    Track from: Kala
    [Interscope]
  • Please Read The Letter
    Robert Plant & Alison Krauss
    T Bone Burnett, producer; Mike Piersante, engineer/mixer
    Track from: Raising Sand
    [Rounder]

Album Of The Year
(Award to the Artist(s) and to the Album Producer(s), Recording Engineer(s)/Mixer(s) & Mastering Engineer(s), if other than the artist.)

  • Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends
    Coldplay
    Markus Dravs, Brian Eno & Rik Simpson, producers; Michael H. Brauer, Markus Dravs, John O’Mahoney, Rik Simpson & Andy Wallace, engineers/mixers; Bob Ludwig, mastering engineer
    [Capitol Records]
  • Tha Carter III
    Lil Wayne
    Babyface, Brisco, Fabolous, Jay-Z, Kidd Kidd, Busta Rhymes, Juelz Santana, D. Smith, Static Major, T-Pain & Bobby Valentino, featured artists; Alchemist, David Banner, Vaushaun “Maestro” Brooks, Cool & Dre, Andrews “Drew” Correa, Shondrae “Mr. Bangladesh” Crawford, Darius “Deezle” Harrison, Jim Jonsin, Mousa, Pro Jay, Rodnae, Skillz & Play, D. Smith, Swizz Beatz, Robin Thicke, T-Pain & Kanye West, producers; Angel Aponte, Joshua Berkman, Andrew Dawson, Joe G, Darius “Deezle” Harrison, Fabian Marasciullo, Miguel Scott, Robin Thicke, Julian Vasquez & Gina Victoria, engineers/mixers; Vlado Meller, mastering engineer
    [Universal Motown/Cash Money]
  • Year Of The Gentleman
    Ne-Yo
    Chuck Harmony, Ne-Yo, Polow Da Don, StarGate, Stereotypes, Syience, Shea Taylor & Shomari “Sho” Wilson, producers; Kirven Arrington, Jeff Chestek, Kevin “KD” Davis, Mikkel Eriksen, Jaymz Hardy Martin, III, Geno Regist, Phil Tan & Tony Terrebonne, engineers/mixers; Herb Powers, Jr., mastering engineer
    [Def Jam/Compound]
  • Raising Sand
    Robert Plant & Alison Krauss
    T Bone Burnett, producer; Mike Piersante, engineer/mixer; Gavin Lurssen, mastering engineer
    [Rounder]
  • In Rainbows
    Radiohead
    Nigel Godrich, producer; Nigel Godrich, Dan Grech-Marguerat, Hugo Nicolson & Richard Woodcraft, engineers/mixers; Bob Ludwig, mastering engineer
    [TBD Records]

Song Of The Year
(A Songwriter(s) Award. A song is eligible if it was first released or if it first achieved prominence during the Eligibility Year. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.)

  • American Boy
    William Adams, Keith Harris, Josh Lopez, Caleb Speir, John Stephens, Estelle Swaray & Kanye West, songwriters (Estelle Featuring Kanye West)
    Track from: Shine
    [Atlantic/Homeschool; Publishers: Will.I.Am Music/Cherry River Music/Chrysalis Publishing/John Legend Publishing/Cherry River Music/Please Gimme My Publishing/EMI Blackwood Music/Larry Leron Music/Speir Music/Broke, Spoke and Gone Publishing]
  • Chasing Pavements
    Adele Adkins & Eg White, songwriters (Adele)
    Track from: 19
    [XL Recordings/Columbia; Publishers: Universal-Songs of Polygram Int.]
  • I’m Yours
    Jason Mraz, songwriter (Jason Mraz)
    Track from: We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things.
    [Atlantic; Publisher: Goo Eyed Music]
  • Love Song
    Sara Bareilles, songwriter (Sara Bareilles)
    Track from: Little Voice
    [Epic; Publisher: Tiny Bear Music]
  • Viva La Vida
    Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland, Will Champion & Chris Martin, songwriters (Coldplay)
    Track from: Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends
    [Capitol Records; Publishers: Universal Music-MGB Songs]

For the complete list of nominations click HERE

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One comment

  1. Fina · December 4, 2008

    My choices:

    Record of the Year – “Viva La Vida” Coldplay

    Album of the Year – Tha Carter III – My Ratboy

    Song of the Year – Chasing Pavements Adele

    Like

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