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Thursday, December 3, 2009

and the 2009 grammy nods are..

Here's the partial list of this years nods. For the full list you can go here..I've highlighted my choice in each catagory.

Nominees for the 52nd Annual Grammy awards include:

Album Of The Year:

* I Am…Sasha Fierce (Beyonce)
* The E.N.D. (the Black Eyed Peas)
* The Fame (Lady Gaga)
* Big Whiskey And The Groogrux King (Dave Matthews Band)
* Fearless (Taylor Swift)

Record Of The Year:

* "Halo" (Beyonce)
* "I Gotta Feeling" (the Black Eyed Peas)
* "Use Somebody" (Kings Of Leon)
* "Poker Face" (Lady Gaga)
* "You Belong With Me" (Taylor Swift)

Song Of The Year:

* "Poker Face," Lady Gaga & RedOne, songwriters (Lady Gaga)

* "Pretty Wings," Hod David & Musze, songwriters (Maxwell)

* "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)," Thaddis Harrell, Beyonce Knowles, Terius Nash & Christopher Stewart, songwriters (Beyonce)

* "Use Somebody, " Caleb Followill, Jared Followill, Matthew Followill & Nathan Followill, songwriters (Kings Of Leon)

* "You Belong With Me," Liz Rose & Taylor Swift, songwriters (Taylor Swift)

Best New Artist:

* Zac Brown Band
* Keri Hilson
* Silversun Pickups
* The Ting Tings

Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals:

* "I Gotta Feeling" by The Black Eyed Peas
* "We Weren't Born To Follow" by Bon Jovi
* "Never Say Never" by The Fray
* "Sara Smile" by Daryl Hall & John Oates
* "Kids" by MGMT

Best Rock Album:

* Black Ice by AC/DC
* Live From Madison Square Garden by Eric Clapton & Steve Winwood
* 21st Century Breakdown by Green Day
* Big Whiskey And The Groogrux King by Dave Matthews Band
* No Line On The Horizon by U2

Best Alternative Music Album:

* Everything That Happens Will Happen Today by David Byrne & Brian Eno
* The Open Door by Death Cab For Cutie
* Sounds Of The Universe by Depeche Mode
* Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix by Phoenix
* It's Blitz! by the Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Best Rap Album:

* Universal Mind Control by Common
* Relapse by Eminem
* R.O.O.T.S. by Flo Rida
* The Ecstatic by Mos Def
* The Renaissance by Q-Tip

Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals:

* "Blame It" by Jamie Foxx & T-Pain
* "Chocolate High" by India.Arie & Musiq Soulchild
* "Ifuleave" by Musiq Soulchild & Mary J. Blige
* "Higher Ground" by Robert Randolph & The Clark Sisters
* "Love Has Finally Come At Last" by Calvin Richardson & Ann Nesby