Wednesday, December 3, 2008

51st Annual Grammy Awards Announced: Lil Wayne, Radiohead, Rihanna, Daft Punk, etc.

Posted By on Wed, Dec 3, 2008 at 10:39 PM

The 51st Grammy Award nominations are in -- and are quite interesting. No, really. The entire list is here, but some highlights. And no, a highlight is not Paul McCartney earning a nomination for "I Saw Her Standing There." REALLY? Or Ministry earning a nod for a Stones cover of "Under My Thumb" -- in Best Metal category. Um. Props to Justice for getting a nomination for its MGMT remix, though.

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

Song of the Year:
Adele, "Chasing Pavements"
Coldplay, "Viva La Vida"
Estelle, "American Boy"
Jason Mraz, "I'm Yours"
Sara Bareilles, "Love Song"

Best New Artist:
Jonas Brothers
Lady Antebellum
Jazmine Sullivan

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

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