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Grammy Nominations are IN

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Lots of amazing recordings up for awards this year and Jeff Beck's name is mentioned more than ever - so hats off to him - Read on! If you need more of this - go to the Grammy site.

 

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.

Nothin' On You - B.o.B Featuring Bruno Mars

Love The Way You Lie - Eminem Featuring Rihanna

F*** You - Cee Lo Green

Empire State Of Mind - Jay-Z & Alicia Keys

Need You Now - Lady Antebellum


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.

The Suburbs - Arcade Fire

Recovery - Eminem

Need You Now - Lady Antebellum

The Fame Monster - Lady Gaga

Teenage Dream - Katy Perry

 

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.

Beg Steal Or Borrow - Ray LaMontagne, songwriter (Ray LaMontagne And The Pariah Dogs)

F*** You - Cee Lo Green, Philip Lawrence & Bruno Mars, songwriters (Cee Lo Green)

The House That Built Me - Tom Douglas & Allen Shamblin, songwriters (Miranda Lambert)

Love The Way You Lie - Alexander Grant, Holly Hafferman & Marshall Mathers, songwriters (Eminem Featuring Rihanna)

Need You Now - Dave Haywood, Josh Kear, Charles Kelley & Hillary Scott, songwriters (Lady Antebellum)

 

Best New Artist
For a new artist who releases, during the Eligibility Year, the first recording which establishes the public identity of that artist.

Justin Bieber

Drake

Florence & The Machine

Mumford & Sons

Esperanza Spalding


Best Pop Instrumental Performance

For solo, duo, group or collaborative performances, without vocals. Singles or Tracks only.

Flow - Laurie Anderson

Nessun Dorma - Jeff Beck

No Mystery - Stanley Clarke

Orchestral Intro - Gorillaz

Sleepwalk - The Brian Setzer Orchestra

Best Pop Instrumental Album
For albums containing 51% or more playing time of INSTRUMENTAL tracks.

Pushing The Envelope - Gerald Albright

Take Your Pick - Larry Carlton & Tak Matsumoto

Heart And Soul - Kenny G

Singularity - Robby Krieger

Everything Is Everything: The Music Of Donny Hathaway - Kirk Whalum

Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance
For a solo vocal performance. Singles or Tracks only.

Run Back To Your Side - Eric Clapton

Crossroads - John Mayer

Helter Skelter - Paul McCartney

Silver Rider - Robert Plant

Angry World - Neil Young

 

Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals
For duo, group or collaborative performances, with vocals. Singles or Tracks only.

Ready To Start - Arcade Fire
Track from: The Suburbs
[Merge Records / Sonovox]

I Put A Spell On You - Jeff Beck & Joss Stone
Track from: Emotion & Commotion
[Rhino/ATCO]

Tighten Up - The Black Keys
Track from: Brothers
[Nonesuch]

Radioactive - Kings Of Leon
[RCA Records]

Resistance - Muse
Track from: The Resistance
[Warner Bros.]

Best Hard Rock Performance
For solo, duo, group or collaborative performances, with vocals. Singles or Tracks only.

A Looking In View - Alice In Chains
[Virgin Records]

Let Me Hear You Scream - Ozzy Osbourne
Track from: Scream
[Epic]

Black Rain - Soundgarden
Track from: Telephantasm
[A&M/UMe]

Between The Lines - Stone Temple Pilots
Track from: Stone Temple Pilots
[Atlantic]

New Fang - Them Crooked Vultures
Track from: Them Crooked Vultures
[DGC/Interscope]


Best Metal Performance

For solo, duo, group or collaborative performances, with vocals. Singles or Tracks only.

El Dorado - Iron Maiden
Track from: The Final Frontier
[UMe]

Let The Guilt Go - Korn
Track from: Korn III: Remember Who You Are
[Roadrunner Records]

In Your Words - Lamb Of God
Track from: Wrath
[Epic]

Sudden Death - Megadeth
[Roadrunner Records]

World Painted Blood - Slayer
Track from: World Painted Blood
[Columbia Records/American Records]

Best Rock Instrumental Performance
For solo, duo, group or collaborative performances, without vocals. Includes Rock, Hard Rock and Metal. Singles or Tracks only.

Hammerhead - Jeff Beck
Track from: Emotion & Commotion
[Rhino]

Black Mud - The Black Keys
Track from: Brothers
[Nonesuch]

Do The Murray - Los Lobos
Track from: Tin Can Trust
[Shout! Factory]

Kundalini Bonfire - Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds
Track from: Live In Las Vegas
[RCA Records/Bama Rags Recordings LLC]

The Deathless Horsie - Dweezil Zappa
Track from: Return Of The Son Of...
[Z Tornado/Razor & Tie Entertainment]

 

Best Rock Song
A Songwriter(s) Award. Includes Rock, Hard Rock & Metal songs. For Song Eligibility Guidelines see Category #3. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.

Angry World - Neil Young, songwriter (Neil Young)
Track from: Le Noise
[Reprise; Publisher: Silver Fiddle Music]

Little Lion Man - Ted Dwane, Ben Lovett, Marcus Mumford & Country Winston, songwriters (Mumford & Sons)
Track from: Sigh No More
[Glassnote Records]

Radioactive - Caleb Followill, Jared Followill, Matthew Followill & Nathan Followill, songwriters (Kings Of Leon)
[RCA Records]

Resistance - Matthew Bellamy, songwriter (Muse)
Track from: The Resistance
[Warner Bros.; Publisher: Warner Chappell]

Tighten Up - Dan Auerbach & Patrick Carney, songwriters (The Black Keys)
Track from: Brothers
[Nonesuch; Publisher: McMoore McLeest Publishing]

Best Rock Album
Vocal or Instrumental. Includes Hard Rock and Metal.

Emotion & Commotion - Jeff Beck
[Rhino/ATCO]

The Resistance - Muse
[Warner Bros.]

Backspacer - Pearl Jam
[Monkeywrench]

Mojo - Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers
[Reprise]

Le Noise - Neil Young
[Reprise]

Best Alternative Music Album
Vocal or Instrumental.

The Suburbs - Arcade Fire
[Merge Records / Sonovox]

Infinite Arms - Band Of Horses
[Columbia Records/Brown/FatPossum]

Brothers - The Black Keys
[Nonesuch]

Broken Bells - Broken Bells
[Columbia Records]

Contra - Vampire Weekend
[XL Recordings]

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