.

Grammy Nominations 


12-07-04
.
(antiMUSIC) The Grammy's have an Urban feel this year. Rapper Kanye West is the favorite among Grammy nominations this year, earning a total of 10. Usher and Alicia Keys come in a close second with eight nominations, followed by Ray Charles with seven, Green Day with six and Norah Jones, Loretta Lynn, Prince, and engineer Al Schmitt with five. 

We won't keep you in suspense, here are nominations in the top categories

Record of the Year: "Let's Get It Started," The Black Eyed Peas; "Here We Go Again," Ray Charles and Norah Jones ; "American Idiot," Green Day; "Heaven," Los Lonely Boys; "Yeah!" Usher featuring Lil Jon and Ludacris. 

Album of the Year: "Genius Loves Company," Ray Charles and Various Artists; "American Idiot," Green Day; "The Diary of Alicia Keys," Alicia Keys; "Confessions," Usher; "The College Dropout," Kanye West. 

Song of the Year: "Daughters," John Mayer  (John Mayer); "If I Ain't Got You," Alicia Keys (Alicia Keys); "Jesus Walks," C. Smith and Kanye West (Kanye West); "Live Like You Were Dying," Tim Nichols and Craig Wiseman (Tim McGraw); "The Reason," Daniel Estrin and Douglas Robb (Hoobastank). 

New Artist: Los Lonely Boys; Maroon 5; Joss Stone; Kanye West; Gretchen Wilson. 

Pop Vocal Album: "Genius Loves Company," Ray Charles and Various Artists; "Feels Like Home," Norah Jones; "Afterglow," Sarah McLachlan ; "Mind, Body and Soul," Joss Stone; "Brian Wilson Presents Smile," Brian Wilson. 

Rock Album: "The Delivery Man," Elvis Costello  and the Imposters; "American Idiot," Green Day; "The Reason," Hoobastank; "Hot Fuss," the Killers; "Contraband," Velvet Revolver. 

Best Rock Song: Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, and Tré Cool for "American Idiot" (Green Day); Duff, Dave Kushner, Slash, Matt Sorum, and Scott Weiland for "Fall To Pieces" (Velvet Revolver); Isaac Brock, Dann Gallucci, Eric Judy, and Benjamin Weikel for "Float On" (Modest Mouse); Brandon Flowers, Dave Keuning, Mark Stoermer, and Ronnie Vannucci for "Somebody Told Me" (the Killers); and Bono, Adam Clayton, The Edge and Larry Mullen for "Vertigo" (U2).

Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals: "Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word" Ray Charles and  Elton John; "Here We Go Again" Ray Charles and Norah Jones; "Redemption Song" Johnny Cash and Joe Strummer; "Something" Paul McCartney and Eric Clapton; "Moon River" Stevie Wonder and Take 6.
 

R&B Album: "My Everything," Anita Baker; "I Can't Stop," Al Green; "The Diary of Alicia Keys," Alicia Keys; "Musicology," Prince; "Beautifully Human: Words and Sounds Vol. 2," Jill Scott. 

Rap Album: "To the 5 Boroughs," Beastie Boys; "The Black Album," Jay-Z; "The DEFinition," LL Cool J; "Suit," Nelly; "The College Dropout," Kanye West. 

Country Album: "Van Lear Rose," Loretta Lynn; "Live Like You Were Dying," Tim McGraw; "Tambourine," Tift Merritt; "Be Here," Keith Urban; "Here for the Party," Gretchen Wilson. 
 

more on The Grammy Awards
 
 

tell a friend about this article

know of a news item we should cover?

antiMUSIC News featured on RockNews.info and Google News

.


advertisement




Day In Rock Reports


Follow Us: Facebook Twitter Feeds

Contact Us - Privacy - antiMusic Email - Why we are antiMusic

Copyright© 1998 - 2019 Iconoclast Entertainment Group All rights reserved.

Please click here for legal restrictions and terms of use applicable to this site. Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms of use.