U2 Top Grammy Nominations.

01-06-02 antiGUY

Ah the Grammy nominations. It must be January again. Late last week The Recording Academy announced the nominees for this year�s award ceremony.  U2 topped the list with eight nominations including Album of the Year, Song of the Year ("Stuck in a Moment You Can't Get Out Of"), two nominations for Best Rock Song ("Elevation" and "Walk On."), and Record of the Year (�Walk On�)

Last year the group walked away with Song and Record of the year for their single �Beautiful Day�. 

Newcomers India.Aria and Alicia Keys also placed big in this year�s nominations. India.Aria ended up with seven nominations including best female R&B vocal performance and best R&B song and Album. Alicia Keys  faired well with six nominations including Record and Song of the year. 

In the Best Metal Performance category Slayer will go head to head with Slipknot, System of a Down, Tool and Black Sabbath. 

This is the 44th time The Recording Academy will host the Grammy Awards. The ceremony will take place on February 27th at the Staples Center in Los Angeles and will be broadcast live in the U.S. on CBS. 

A full list of Nominations can be found at Grammy.com but here are the highlights. 

Record of the Year 
India.Arie - �Video�
Alicia Keys - �Fallin��
Outkast - �Ms. Jackson�
Train - �Drops of Jupiter�
U2 - �Walk On�

Album of the Year
Bob Dylan - Love and Theft
India.Arie - Acoustic Soul
Outkast - Stankonia
U2 - All That You Can�t Leave Behind
Various artists - soundtrack - O Brother,  Where Art Thou

Song of the Year
Train - �Drops of Jupiter�
Alicia Keys - �Fallin��
Nelly Furtado - �I�m Like a Bird�
U2 - �Stuck in a Moment You Can�t Get Out Of�
India.Arie - �Video�

Best New Artist 
Nelly Furtado
David Gray
Alicia Keys
Linkin Park

Best Hard Rock Performance
Alien Ant Farm -  "Criminal Cover"
Linkin Park � "Crawling"
P.O.D. � "Alive"
Rage Against The Machine � "The Renegades of Funk"
Saliva � "Your Disease"

Best Metal Performance
Black Sabbath - "Wizard" 
Slayer � "Disciple"
Slipknot � "Left Behind"
System of a Down � "Chop Suey!"
Tool � "Schism"

Best Pop Vocal Album
Nelly Furtado - Whoa - Nelly!
Janet Jackson - All for You
Elton John - Songs from the West Coast
�NSync - Celebrity
Sade - Lover�s Rock

Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal Backstreet Boys - �Size of my Wallet� 
Five for Fighting - �Superman (It�s Not Easy)�
�NSync - �We�re Almost Gone�
R.E.M. - �Imitation of Music�
U2 - �Stuck in a Moment You Can�t Get Out Of�

Best Rock Song
Train - �Drops of Jupiter�
U2 - �Elevation�
Aerosmith - �Jaded�
U2 - �Walk On�
Coldplay - �Yellow�

Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with 
Aerosmith - �Jaded�
Coldplay - �Yellow�
Dave Matthews Band - �The Space Between�
Train - �Drops of Jupiter�
U2 - �Elevation�

Best Rock Album
Ryan Adams - Gold
Aerosmith - Just Push Play
P.J. Harvey - Stories from the City - Stories from the Sea
Linkin Park - Hybrid Theory
U2 - All That You Can�t Leave Behind

Best Male Rock Vocal Performance
Ryan Adams - �New York - New York�
Eric Clapton - �Another song with Superman in the title�
Bob Dylan - �Honest with Me�
Lenny Kravitz - �Dig In�
John Mellencamp - �Peaceful World�

Best Female Rock Vocal Performance
Tori Amos - �Strange Little Girl�
Melissa Etheridge - �I Want to Be in Love�
P.J. Harvey - �This Is Love�
Stevie Nicks - �Planets of the Universe�
Lucinda Williams - �Get Right with God�

Best Alternative to Music Album
Tori Amos - Strange Little Girls
Bjork - Vespertine
Coldplay - Parachutes
Fatboy Slim - Halfway Between the Gutter and the Stars
Radiohead - Amnesiac

Best Short Form Music Video
Aerosmith - Fly Away from Here
Missy Elliott featuring Ludacris , One Minute Man
Fatboy Slim featuring Bootsy Collins - Weapon of 
Madonna - Don�t Tell Me
Outkast - Ms. Jackson