Beyonce, Taylor Swift Lead Grammy Nominations

December 2nd, 2009 by Daniel Kreps Leave a reply »

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The nominations for the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards were announced tonight (December 2) during a televised one-hour special concert event.

Only part of the nominees were announced on the air, but the full list at the official Grammys site shows Beyoncé leading the pack with 10 nominations for I Am…Sasha Fierce and “Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It).” Taylor Swift came in second place with eight nods and Lady Gaga earned five.

Check back tomorrow for a full live report from the show that LL Cool J hosted, featuring guest stars like Katy Perry and Ringo Starr and performances by the Black Eyed Peas and the debut of Nick Jonas and the Administration.


Song of the Year
Poker Face – Lady Gaga
Pretty Wings – Maxwell
Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) – Beyoncé
Use Somebody – Kings of Leon
You Belong With Me – Taylor Swift

Pop 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 and John Oates – “Sara Smile”
MGMT – “Kids”

Best Rock Album
AC/DC – Black Ice
Eric Clapton and 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 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”

Country Duo or Group Wi...

Article Source: Rolling Stone : Rock and Roll Daily


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