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2010 Grammy Nominees

January 31, 2010 /  by  
 

Tonight is the biggest award show for the music industry. One of the highest viewed award broadcasts every year. Let’s take a look at the nominees:

Album of the Year

  • Beyoncé – I Am… Sasha Fierce
  • Black Eyed Peas – The E.N.D.
  • Lady Gaga – The Fame
  • Dave Matthews Band – Big Whiskey and the Groogrux King
  • Taylor Swift – Fearless

Record of the Year

  • Beyoncé – “Halo”
  • Black Eyed Peas – “I Gotta Feeling”
  • Kings of Leon – “Use Somebody”
  • Lady Gaga – “Poker Face”
  • Taylor Swift – “You Belong With Me”

Song of the Year

  • Beyoncé – “Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)”
  • Lady Gaga – “Poker Face”
  • Maxwell – “Pretty Wings”
  • Kings of Leon – “Use Somebody”
  • Taylor Swift – “You Belong With Me”

Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals

  • Black Eyed Peas – “I Gotta Feeling”
  • Bon Jovi – “We Weren’t Born to Follow”
  • The Fray – “Never Say Never”
  • Daryl Hall & John Oates – “Sara Smile”
  • MGMT – “Kids”

Best Rap Solo Performance

  • Drake – “Best I Ever Had”
  • Eminem – “Beautiful”
  • Jay-Z – “D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune)”
  • Kid Cudi – “Day ‘N’ Nite”
  • Mos Def – “Casa Bey”

Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals

  • Brooks & Dunn – “Cowgirls Don’t Cry”
  • Zac Brown Band – “Chicken Fried”
  • Lady Antebellum – “I Run To You”
  • Rascal Flatts – “Here Comes Goodbye”
  • Sugarland – “It Happens”

Best Rock Album

  • AC/DC – Black Ice
  • Eric Clapton & Steve Winwood – Live From Madison Square Garden
  • Green Day – 21st Century Breakdown
  • Dave Matthews Band – Big Whiskey and the Groogrux King
  • U2 – No Line on the Horizon

Best New Artist

  • Zac Brown Band
  • Keri Hilson
  • MGMT
  • Silversun Pickups
  • The Ting Tings

Best Female Pop Vocal Performance

  • Adele – “Hometown Glory”
  • Beyoncé – “Halo”
  • Katy Perry – “Hot N Cold”
  • Pink – “Sober”
  • Taylor Swift – “You Belong With Me”

Best Male Pop Vocal Performance

  • John Legend – “This Time”
  • Maxwell – “Love You”
  • Jason Mraz – “Make It Mine”
  • Seal – “If You Don’t Know Me By Now”
  • Stevie Wonder – “All About the Love Again”

Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals

  • Rosanne Cash & Bruce Springsteen – “Sea of Heartbreak”
  • Ciara & Justin Timberlake – “Love Sex Magic”
  • Jason Mraz & Colbie Caillat – “Lucky”
  • Willie Nelson & Norah Jones – “Baby, It’s Cold Outside”
  • Taylor Swift & Colbie Caillat – “Breathe”

Best Pop Vocal Album

  • Black Eyed Peas – The E.N.D.
  • Colbie Caillat – Breakthrough
  • Kelly Clarkson – All I Ever Wanted
  • The Fray – The Fray
  • Pink – Funhouse

Best Dance Recording

  • Black Eyed Peas – “Boom Boom Pow”
  • David Guetta & Kelly Rowland – “When Love Takes Over”
  • Lady Gaga – “Poker Face”
  • Madonna – “Celebration”
  • Britney Spears – “Womanizer”

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance

  • Beyoncé – “Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)”
  • Melanie Fiona – “It Kills Me”
  • Lalah Hathaway – “That Was Then”
  • Ledisi – “Goin’ Thru Changes”
  • Jazmine Sullivan – “Lions, Tigers & Bears”

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

  • Anthony Hamilton – “The Point of It All”
  • Maxwell – “Pretty Wings”
  • Musiq Soulchild – “Sobeautiful”
  • Pleasure P – “Under”
  • Charlie Wilson – “There Goes My Baby”

Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals

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

Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance

  • Beyoncé – “At Last”
  • Anthony Hamilton – “Soul Music”
  • Boney James & Quinn – “Don’t Let Me Be Lonely Tonight”
  • Ann Nesby – “Sow Love”
  • Calvin Richardson – “Woman Gotta Have It”

Best Electronic/Dance Album

  • The Crystal Method — Divided By Night
  • David Guetta — One Love
  • Lady GaGa — The Fame
  • LMFAO — Party Rock
  • Pet Shop Boys — Yes

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

  • Tony Bennett — A Swingin’ Christmas
  • Michael Bublé — Michael Bublé Meets Madison Square Garden
  • Harry Connick, Jr. — Your Songs
  • Liza Minnelli — Liza’s At the Palace
  • Willie Nelson — American Classic

Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance

  • Bob Dylan — Beyond Here Lies Nothin’
  • John Fogerty — Change In The Weather
  • Prince — Dreamer
  • Bruce Springsteen — Working On A Dream
  • Neil Young — Fork In The Road

Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals

  • Eric Clapton & Steve Winwood — Can’t Fine My Way Home
  • Coldplay — Life In Technicolor II
  • Green Day — 21 Guns
  • Kings of Leon — Use Somebody
  • U2 — I’ll Go Crazy If I Don’t Go Crazy Tonight

Best Hard Rock Performance

  • AC/DC — War Machine
  • Alice In Chains — Check My Brain
  • Linkin Park — What I’ve Done
  • Metallica — The Unforgiven III
  • Nickelback — Burn It To The Ground

Best Metal Performance

  • Judas Priest — Dissident Aggressor
  • Lamb Of God — Set To Fail
  • Megadeth — Head Crusher
  • Ministry — Señor Peligro
  • Slayer — Hate Worldwide

Best Rock Instrumental Performance

  • Jeff Beck — A Day In The Life
  • Booker T. Jones — Warped Sister
  • Brad Paisley — Playing With Fire
  • Brian Setzer Orchestra — Mr. Surfer Goes Jazzin’
  • Steve Val — Now We Run

Best Rock Song

  • Matt Cameron, Stone Gossard, Mike McCready & Eddie Vedder, songwriters (Pearl Jam) — The Fixer
  • Bono, Adam Clayton, The Edge & Larry Mullen Jr., songwriters (U2) — I’ll Go Crazy If I Don’t Go Crazy Tonight
  • Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt & Tré Cool, songwriters (Green Day) — 21 Guns
  • Caleb Followill, Jared Followill, Matthew Followill & Nathan Followill, songwriters (Kings Of Leon) — Use Somebody
  • Bruce Springsteen, songwriter (Bruce Springsteen) — Working On A Dream

Best Alternative Music Album

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

Best Rap Solo Performance

  • Drake — Best I Ever Had
  • Eminem — Beautiful
  • Jay-Z — D.O.A. (Death Of Auto-Tune)
  • Kid Cudi — Day ‘N’ Nite
  • Mos Def — Casa Boy

Best Country Album

  • Zac Brown Band — The Foundation
  • George Strait — Twang
  • Taylor Swift — Fearless
  • Keith Urban — Defying Gravity
  • Lee Ann Womack — Call Me Crazy

Best Contemporary Jazz Album

  • Stefon Harris & Blackout — Urbanus
  • Julian Lage — Sounding Point
  • Phillippe Saisse — At World’s Edge
  • Mike Stern — Big Neighborhood
  • Joe Zawinul & The Zawinul Syndicate

Best Jazz Vocal Album

  • Randy Crawford (& Joe Sample) — No Regrets
  • Kurt Elling — Dedicated To You: Kurt Elling Sings The Music Of Coltrane And Hartman
  • Roberta Gambarini — So In Love
  • Luciana Souza — Tide
  • Tierny Sutton (Band) — Desire

Best Latin Jazz Album

  • Chembo Corniel — Things I Wanted To Do
  • Geoffrey Keezer — Áurea
  • Claudio Roditi — Brazilliance X 4
  • Bebo Valdés And Chucho Valdés — Juntos Para Siempre
  • Miguel Zenón — Esta Plena

Let us know what you think about the nominees, and the winners in the comments below!