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Sunday, December 14, 2008

2009 GRAMMY NOMINATIONS

BEST NEW ARTIST

Adele
Duffy
The Jonas Brothers
Lady Antebellum
Jazmine Sullivan


ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Alison Krauss & Robert Plant, Raising Sand
Coldplay, Viva La Vida
Ne-Yo, Year Of The Gentleman
Lil Wayne, Tha Carter III
Radiohead, In Rainbows


BEST ALTERNATIVE ALBUM

Beck, Modern Guilt
Death Cab For Cutie, Narrow Stairs
Gnarls Barkley, The Odd Couple
My Morning Jacket, Evil Urges
Radiohead, In Rainbows


BEST COUNTRY COLLABORATION WITH VOCALS

Kenny Chesney & George Strait, "Shiftwork"
Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, "Killing The Blues"
George Strait & Patty Loveless, "House Of Cash"
Sugarland, Jake Owen, & Little Big Town, "Life In A Northern Town"
Trisha Yearwood & Keith Urban, "Let The Wind Chase You"


BEST COUNTRY PERFORMANCE BY A DUO OR GROUP

Brooks & Dunn, "God Must Be Busy"
Lady Antebellum, "Love Don't Love Here"
Rascal Flatts, "Every Day"
The Steel Drivers, "Blue Side Of The Mountain"
Sugarland, "Stay"


BEST DANCE RECORDING

Daft Punk, "Harder Better Faster Stronger"
Hot Chip, "Ready For The Floor"
Lady Gaga & 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


BEST HARD ROCK PERFORMANCE

Disturbed, "Inside The Fire"
Judas Priest, "Visions"
The Mars Volta, "Wax Simulacra"
Motley Crue, "Saints Of Los Angeles"
Rob Zombie, "Lords Of Salem"


BEST METAL PERFORMANCE

Dragonforce, "Heroes Of Our Time"
Judas Priest, "Nostradamus"
Metallica, "My Apocalypse"
Ministry, "Under My Thumb"
Slipknot, "Psychosocial"


BEST POP COLLABORATION WITH VOCALS

Alicia Keys and John Mayer, "Lessons Learned"
Madonna, Justin Timberlake, and Timbaland, "4 Minutes"
Robert Plant and Alison Krauss, "Rich Woman"
Rihanna and Maroon 5, "If I Never See Your Face Again"
Jordin Sparks and Chris Brown, "No Air"


BEST POP PERFORMANCE, FEMALE

Adele, "Chasing Pavements"
Sara Bareilles, "Love Song"
Duffy, "Mercy"
Leona Lewis, "Bleeding Love"
Katy Perry, "I Kissed A Girl"
Pink, "So What"


BEST POP PERFORMANCE, MALE

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 Barkle, "Going On"
Maroon 5, "Won't Go Home Without You"
OneRepublic, "Apologize"


BEST RAP ALBUM

Jay-Z, American Gangster
Lil Wayne, Tha Carter III
Lupe Fiasco, The Cool
Nas
T.I., Paper Trail

BEST RAP PERFORMANCE BY A DUO OR GROUP

Big Boi feat. Raekwon & Andre 3000, "Royal Flush"
(Taylor couldn't pronounce "Raekwon" quite right. Aw.)
T.I. feat. Kanye West & Lil Wayne, "Swagger Like Us"
Lil Wayne feat. Jay-Z, "Mr Carter"
Ludacris feat. T.I., "Wish You Would"
Young Jeezy feat. Kanye West, "Put On"


BEST RAP/SUNG COLLABORATION

Estelle feat. Kanye West, "American Boy"
Flo Rida feat. T-Pain, "Low"
John Legend feat. Andre 3000, "Green Light"
Lil Wayne feat. T-Pain, "Got Money"
Lupe Fiasco feat. Matthew Santos, "Superstar"


BEST R & B PERFORMANCE BY A DUO OR GROUP WITH VOCALS

Boyz II Men, "Ribbon In The Sky"
Anthony David feat. India.Arie, "Words"
Al Green feat. John Legend, "Stay With Me (By The Sea)"
Jennifer Hudson feat. Fantasia, "I'm His Only Woman" b
Raphael Saadiq feat. Stevie Wonder & CJ Hilton, "Never Give You Up"


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
Raconteurs, Consolers Of The Lonely


BEST ROCK SONG

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 SOUNDTRACK

American Gangster
August Rush
Juno
Mamma Mia!
Sweeney Todd—The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street


BEST SONG FOR A MOTION PICTURE, TV SHOW, OR OTHER VISUAL MEDIA

"Down To Earth" (Wall-E)
"Ever Ever After" (Enchanted)
"Say" (The Bucket List)
"That's How You Know" (Enchanted)
"Walk Hard" (Walk Hard—The Dewey Cox Story)


PRODUCER OF THE YEAR, NON-CLASSICAL

Danger Mouse
Nigel Godrich
Johnny Karkazis
Rick Rubin
will.i.am


BEST SHORT-FORM MUSIC VIDEO

Erykah Badu, "Honey"
Gnarls Barkley, "Who's Gonna Save My Soul"
Alicia Keys & Jack White, "Another Way To Die"
Radiohead, "House Of Cards"
Weezer, "Pork & Beans"


SONG OF THE YEAR

"American Boy," William Adams, Keith Harris, Josh Lopez, Caleb Speir, John Stephens, Estelle Swaray & Kanye West, songwriters (Estelle Featuring Kanye West, artist)
"Chasing Pavements," Adele Adkins & Eg White, songwriters (Adele, artist)
"I'm Yours," Jason Mraz, songwriter (Jason Mraz, artist)
"Love Song," Sara Bareilles, songwriter (Sara Bareilles, artist)
"Viva La Vida," Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland, Will Champion & Chris Martin, songwriters (Coldplay, artist)


RECORD OF THE YEAR

Adele, "Chasing Pavements"
Coldplay, "Viva La Vida"
Leona Lewis, "Bleeding Love"
M.I.A., "Paper Planes"
Robert Plant and Alison Kraus, "Please Read The Letter"

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