2010 Grammy Nominees

The nominees for the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards have been announced. Beyonce leads the tally with 10 nominations. Taylor Swift follows with 8. Here are some of the highlights:

Record of the Year
(Awarded to the Artist and to the Producer(s), Recording Engineer(s) and/or Mixer(s), if other than the artist.)
"Halo" - Beyonce
"I've Gotta Feelin'" - The Black Eyed Peas
"Use Somebody" - Kings of Leon
"Poker Face" - Lady Gaga
"You Belong With Me" - Taylor Swift

Album of the Year
I Am...Sasha Fierce - Beyonce
The E.N.D. - The Black Eyed Peas
The Fame - Lady Gaga
Big Whiskey and the Groogrux King - Dave Matthews Band
Fearless - Taylor Swift

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. Singles or Tracks only.)
"Poker Face" - Lady Gaga
"Pretty Wings" - Maxwell
"Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)" - Beyonce
"Use Somebody" - Kings of Leon
"You Belong With Me" - Taylor Swift

Best New Artist
Keri Hilson
Silversun Pickups
The Ting Tings
Zac Brown Band

Best Female Pop Vocal Performance
"Hometown Glory" - Adele
"Halo" - Beyonce
"Hot N Cold" - Katy Perry
"Sober" - Pink
"You Belong With Me" - Taylor Swift

Best Male Pop Vocal Performance
"This Time" - John Legend
"Love You" - Maxwell
"Make It Mine" - Jason Mraz
"If You Don't Know Me By Now" - Seal
"All About The Love Again" - Stevie Wonder

Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group W/ Vocals
"I've Gotta Feelin'" - The Black Eyed Peas
"We Weren't Born To Follow" - Bon Jovi
"Never Say Never" - The Fray
"Sara Smile" - Daryl Hall & John Oates
"Kids" - MGMT

Best Dance Recording
"Boom Boom Pow" - The Black Eyed Peas
"When Love Takes Over" - David Guetta & Kelly Rowland
"Poker Face" - Lady Gaga
"Celebration" - Madonna
"Womanizer" - Britney Spears

Best Rock Perfromance By A Duo Or Group W/ Vocals
"Can't Find My Way Home" - Eric Clapton & Steve Winwood
"Life In Technicolor II" - Coldplay
"21 Guns" - Green Day
"Use Somebody" - Kings of Leon
"I'll Go Crazy If I Don't Go Crazy Tonight" - U2

Best Rap Solo Performance
"Best I Ever Had" - Drake
"Beautiful" - Eminem
"D.O.A." - Jay-Z
"Day N Nite" - Kid Cudi
"Casa Bey" - Mos Def

For more of the nominees, click here.


JohnPatrick said...

Poor GaGa... :( No new artist opportunity.

hun*ter said...

That's a joke, isn't it? The only reason she couldn't make it was because she was already nominated last year, for Dance Record, which was won by Daft Punk for a live recording of a seven year old song. Lame.

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