Complete list of Nominees for 2010 Grammy Awards (52nd Grammy Awards Nominations List)

The 2010 Grammy nominations were announced Wednesday night; the Grammy Awards will air live on CBS January 31, 2010 from the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Beyonce leads the 2010 Grammy nominations with an outstanding 10 nominations including album of the year, record and song of the year, from her 2008 release I Am…Sasha Fierce.

On the other hand, Taylor Swift had eight nominations, including album of the year, and record and song of the year. Taylor Swift was the recent winner of the American Music Awards Artist of the Year, and the Country Music Award for Entertainer of the Year.

Here is a list of the 2010 Grammy Nominations (1-50 categories) . For the complete list of the 2010 Grammy Nominations see the link below.

Category 1

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.)

Halo
Beyoncé
Beyoncé Knowles & Ryan Tedder, producers; Jim Caruana, Mark “Spike” Stent & Ryan Tedder, engineers/mixers
Track from: I Am… Sasha Fierce
[Music World Music / Columbia]

I Gotta Feeling
The Black Eyed Peas
David Guetta & Frederick Riesterer, producers; will.i.am, Dylan “3-D” Dresdow & Padraic “Padlock” Kerin, engineers/mixers
[Interscope]

Use Somebody
Kings Of Leon
Jacquire King & Angelo Petraglia, producers; Jacquire King, engineer/mixer
[RCA Records]

Poker Face
Lady Gaga
RedOne, producer; Robert Orton, RedOne & Dave Russell, engineers/mixers
Track from: The Fame
[Streamline/Interscope/Konlive/Cherrytree]

You Belong With Me
Taylor Swift
Nathan Chapman & Taylor Swift, producers; Chad Carlson & Justin Niebank, engineers/mixers
[Big Machine Records]

Category 2

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.)

I Am… Sasha Fierce
Beyoncé
Shondrae “Mr. Bangledesh” Crawford, Ian Dench, D-Town, Toby Gad, Sean “The Pen” Garrett, Amanda Ghost, Jim Jonsin, Beyoncé Knowles, Rico Love, Dave McCracken, Terius “The Dream” Nash, Radio Killa, Stargate, Christopher “Tricky” Stewart, Ryan Tedder & Wayne Wilkins, producers; Jim Caruana, Mikkel S. Eriksen, Toby Gad, Kuk Harrell, Jim Jonsin, Jaycen Joshua, Dave Pensado, Radio Killa, Mark “Spike” Stent, Ryan Tedder, Brian “B-LUV” Thomas, Marcos Tovar, Miles Walker & Wayne Wilkins, engineers/mixers; Tom Coyne, mastering engineer
[Music World Music / Columbia]

The E.N.D.
The Black Eyed Peas
Apl.de.ap, Jean Baptiste, Printz Board, DJ Replay, Funkagenda, David Guetta, Keith Harris, Mark Knight, Poet Name Life, Frederick Riesterer & will.i.am, producers; Dylan “3D” Dresdow, Padraic “Padlock” Kerin & will.i.am, engineers/mixers; Chris Bellman, mastering engineer
[Interscope Records]

The Fame
Lady Gaga
Flo Rida, Colby O’Donis & Space Cowboy, featured artists; Brian & Josh, Rob Fusari, Martin Kierszenbaum, RedOne & Space Cowboy, producers; 4Mil, Robert Orton, RedOne, Dave Russell & Tony Ugval, engineers/mixers; Gene Grimaldi, mastering engineer
[Streamline/Interscope/Konlive/Cherrytree]

Big Whiskey And The Groogrux King
Dave Matthews Band
Rob Cavallo, producer; Chris Lord-Alge & Doug McKean, engineers/mixers; Ted Jensen, mastering engineer
[RCA Records / Bama Rags Recordings, LLC.]

Fearless
Taylor Swift
Colbie Caillat, featured artist; Nathan Chapman & Taylor Swift, producers; Chad Carlson, Nathan Chapman & Justin Niebank, engineers/mixers; Hank Williams, mastering engineer
[Big Machine Records]

Category 3

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.)

Poker Face
Lady Gaga & RedOne, songwriters (Lady Gaga)
Track from: The Fame
[Streamline/Interscope/Konlive/Cherrytree; Publishers: Stefani Germanotta p/k/a Lady Gaga, Sony/ATV Songs/House of Gaga Publishing/GloJoe Music, Sony/ATV Songs/RedOne Productions.]

Pretty Wings
Hod David & Musze, songwriters (Maxwell)
Track from: Blacksummers’ Night
[Columbia; Publishers: Sony/ATV Tunes/Muszewell, EMI April Music, Ben Ami Music.]

Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
Thaddis Harrell, Beyoncé Knowles, Terius Nash & Christopher Stewart, songwriters (Beyoncé)
Track from: I Am… Sasha Fierce
[Music World Music / Columbia; Publishers: Songs of Peer/March 9th Publishing, 2082 Music/WB Music Publishing, Sony/ATV Tunes, Suga Wuga Music, B-Day Publishing/EMI April Music.]

Use Somebody
Caleb Followill, Jared Followill, Matthew Followill & Nathan Followill, songwriters (Kings Of Leon)
[RCA Records; Publishers: Martha Street Music/Songs of Combustion Music/Music of Windswept, Followill Music/Songs of Combustion Music/Music of Windswept, McFearless Music/Bug Music, Coffee, Tea or Me Publishing/Bug Music.]

You Belong With Me
Liz Rose & Taylor Swift, songwriters (Taylor Swift)
Track from: Fearless
[Big Machine Records; Publishers: Sony/ATV Tree Publishing, Taylor Swift Music/Potting Shed Music, Barbara Orbison World Publishing.]

Category 4

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

Zac Brown Band

Keri Hilson

MGMT

Silversun Pickups

The Ting Tings

Field 1 — Pop

Category 5

Best Female Pop Vocal Performance
(For a solo vocal performance. Singles or Tracks only.)

Hometown Glory
Adele
Track from: 19
[XL/Columbia]

Halo
Beyoncé
Track from: I Am… Sasha Fierce
[Music World Music / Columbia]

Hot N Cold
Katy Perry
[Capitol]

Sober
Pink
Track from: Funhouse
[LaFace Records]

You Belong With Me
Taylor Swift
Track from: Fearless
[Big Machine Records]

Category 6

Best Male Pop Vocal Performance
(For a solo vocal performance. Singles or Tracks only.)

This Time
John Legend
Track from: Evolver
[G.O.O.D. Music/Columbia]

Love You
Maxwell
Track from: Blacksummers’ Night
[Columbia]

Make It Mine
Jason Mraz
Track from: We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things.
[Atlantic]

If You Don’t Know Me By Now
Seal
Track from: Soul
[143/Warner Bros.]

All About The Love Again
Stevie Wonder
[Hidden Beach Records]

Category 7

Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals
(For established duos or groups, with vocals. Singles or Tracks only.)

I Gotta Feeling
The Black Eyed Peas
Track from: The E.N.D.
[Interscope Records]

We Weren’t Born To Follow
Bon Jovi
[Island]

Never Say Never
The Fray
Track from: The Fray
[Epic]

Sara Smile
Daryl Hall & John Oates
Track from: Live At The Troubadour
[Shout! Factory]

Kids
MGMT
Track from: Oracular Spectacular
[Columbia]

Category 8

Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals
(For a collaborative performance, with vocals, by artists who do not normally perform together. Singles or Tracks only.)

Sea Of Heartbreak
Rosanne Cash & Bruce Springsteen
[Manhattan]

Love Sex Magic
Ciara & Justin Timberlake
Track from: Fantasy Ride
[LaFace Records]

Lucky
Jason Mraz & Colbie Caillat
Track from: We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things.
[Atlantic]

Baby, It’s Cold Outside
Willie Nelson & Norah Jones
Track from: American Classic
[Blue Note]

Breathe
Taylor Swift & Colbie Caillat
Track from: Fearless
[Big Machine Records]

Category 9

Best Pop Instrumental Performance
(For solo, duo, group or collaborative performances, without vocals. Singles or Tracks only.)

Besame Mucho
Herb Alpert
Track from: Anything Goes — Live
[Concord Jazz]

Throw Down Your Heart
Béla Fleck
Track from: Throw Down Your Heart: Tales From The Acoustic Planet, Vol. 3 — Africa Sessions
[Rounder]

The Fire
Imogen Heap
Track from: Ellipse
[RCA Records / Megaphonic Records]

Phoenix Rise
Maxwell
Track from: Blacksummers’ Night
[Columbia]

Funk Joint
Marcus Miller
Track from: Marcus
[Concord Jazz/3 Dueces Records]

Category 10

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

In Boston
Chris Botti
[Columbia]

Legacy
Hiroshima
[Heads Up International]

Potato Hole
Booker T. Jones
[Anti]

Modern Art
The Rippingtons Featuring Russ Freeman
[Hear Music]

Down The Wire
Spyro Gyra
[Heads Up International]

Category 11

Best Pop Vocal Album
(For albums containing 51% or more playing time of VOCAL tracks.)

The E.N.D.
The Black Eyed Peas
[Interscope Records]

Breakthrough
Colbie Caillat
[Universal Republic Records]

All I Ever Wanted
Kelly Clarkson
[RCA Records / 19 Recordings LLC./ S Records]

The Fray
The Fray
[Epic]

Funhouse
Pink
[LaFace Records]

Field 2 — Dance

Category 12

Best Dance Recording
(For solo, duo, group or collaborative performances. Vocal or Instrumental. Singles or tracks only.)

Boom Boom Pow
The Black Eyed Peas
will.i.am & Jean Baptiste, producers; Dylan Dresdow, mixer
Track from: The E.N.D.
[Interscope Records]

When Love Takes Over
David Guetta & Kelly Rowland
David Guetta & Frederic Riesterer, producers; Veronica Ferraro, mixer
Track from: One Love
[Astralwerks]

Poker Face
Lady Gaga
RedOne, producer; Robert Orton, RedOne & Dave Russell, mixers
Track from: The Fame
[Streamline/Interscope/Konlive/Cherrytree]

Celebration
Madonna
[Warner Bros.]

Womanizer
Britney Spears
K. Briscoe, producer; Serban Ghenea, mixer
Track from: Circus
[Jive/Zomba]

Category 13

Best Electronic/Dance Album
(For vocal or instrumental albums. Albums only.)

Divided By Night
The Crystal Method
[Tiny E Records]

One Love
David Guetta
[Astralwerks]

The Fame
Lady Gaga
[Streamline/Interscope/Konlive/Cherrytree]

Party Rock
LMFAO
[Party Rock/Will.i.am/Cherrytree/Interscope]

Yes
Pet Shop Boys
[Astralwerks]

Field 3 — Traditional Pop

Category 14

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
(For albums containing 51% or more playing time of VOCAL tracks.)

A Swingin’ Christmas
Tony Bennett
[Columbia]

Michael Bublé Meets Madison Square Garden
Michael Bublé
[143/Reprise]

Your Songs
Harry Connick, Jr.
[Columbia]

Liza’s At The Palace
Liza Minnelli
[Hybrid Recordings]

American Classic
Willie Nelson
[Blue Note]

Field 4 — Rock

Category 15

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

Beyond Here Lies Nothin’
Bob Dylan
Track from: Together Through Life
[Columbia]

Change In The Weather
John Fogerty
Track from: The Blue Ridge Rangers Rides Again
[Verve Forecast]

Dreamer
Prince
Track from: LotusFlow3r
[NPG Records]

Working On A Dream
Bruce Springsteen
Track from: Working On A Dream
[Columbia]

Fork In The Road
Neil Young
Track from: Fork In The Road
[Reprise]

Category 16

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

Can’t Find My Way Home
Eric Clapton & Steve Winwood
Track from: Live From Madison Square Garden
[Reprise]

Life In Technicolor II
Coldplay
Track from: Prospekt’s March EP
[Capitol]

21 Guns
Green Day
Track from: 21st Century Breakdown
[Reprise]

Use Somebody
Kings Of Leon
[RCA Records]

I’ll Go Crazy If I Don’t Go Crazy Tonight
U2
Track from: No Line On The Horizon
[Interscope]

Category 17

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

War Machine
AC/DC
Track from: Black Ice
[Columbia]

Check My Brain
Alice In Chains
Track from: Black Gives Way To Blue
[Virgin]

What I’ve Done
Linkin Park
Track from: Road To Revolution: Live At Milton Keynes
[Warner Bros.]

The Unforgiven III
Metallica
Track from: Death Magnetic
[Warner Bros.]

Burn It To The Ground
Nickelback
Track from: Dark Horse
[Roadrunner Records]

Category 18

Best Metal Performance
(For solo, duo, group or collaborative performances, with vocals. Singles or Tracks only.)

Dissident Aggressor
Judas Priest
Track from: A Touch Of Evil — Live
[Epic]

Set To Fail
Lamb Of God
Track from: Wrath
[Epic]

Head Crusher
Megadeth
Track from: Endgame
[Roadrunner Records]

Señor Peligro
Ministry
Track from: Adios…
[13th Planet]

Hate Worldwide
Slayer
[American / Columbia]

Category 19

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

A Day In The Life
Jeff Beck
Track from: Performing This Week…Live At Ronnie Scott’s
[Eagle Records]

Warped Sister
Booker T. Jones
Track from: Potato Hole
[ANTI]

Playing With Fire
Brad Paisley
Track from: Play
[Arista Nashville]

Mr. Surfer Goes Jazzin’
Brian Setzer Orchestra
[Surfdog Records]

Now We Run
Steve Vai
[Favored Nations Entertainment]

Category 20

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.)

The Fixer
Matt Cameron, Stone Gossard, Mike McCready & Eddie Vedder, songwriters (Pearl Jam)
[Monkeywrench; Publishers: Innocent Bystander, Jumpin’ Cat Music, Theory of Color, Write Treatage Music.]

I’ll Go Crazy If I Don’t Go Crazy Tonight
Bono, Adam Clayton, The Edge & Larry Mullen Jr., songwriters (U2)
Track from: No Line On The Horizon
[Interscope; Publishers: Universal Music Publishing, Upala Music.]

21 Guns
Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt & Tré Cool, songwriters (Green Day)
Track from: 21st Century Breakdown
[Reprise; Publishers: WB Music Corp./Green Daze Music.]

Use Somebody
Caleb Followill, Jared Followill, Matthew Followill & Nathan Followill, songwriters (Kings Of Leon)
[RCA Records; Publishers: Martha Street Music/Songs of Combustion Music/Music of Windswept, Followill Music/Songs of Combustion Music/Music of Windswept, McFearless Music/Bug Music, Coffee, Tea or Me Publishing/Bug Music.]

Working On A Dream
Bruce Springsteen, songwriter (Bruce Springsteen)
Track from: Working On A Dream
[Columbia; Publisher: Bruce Springsteen]

Category 21

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

Black Ice
AC/DC
[Columbia]

Live From Madison Square Garden
Eric Clapton & Steve Winwood
[Reprise/Duck]

21st Century Breakdown
Green Day
[Reprise]

Big Whiskey And The Groogrux King
Dave Matthews Band
[RCA Records / Bama Rags Recordings, LLC.]

No Line On The Horizon
U2
[Interscope]

Field 5 — Alternative

Category 22

Best Alternative Music Album
(Vocal or Instrumental.)

Everything That Happens Will Happen Today
David Byrne & Brian Eno
[Yep Roc Records]

The Open Door
Death Cab For Cutie
[Atlantic]

Sounds Of The Universe
Depeche Mode
[Capitol]

Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
Phoenix
[Loyaute/Glassnote Records]

It’s Blitz!
Yeah Yeah Yeahs
[DGC Records/Interscope]

Field 6 — R&B

Category 23

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance
(For a solo vocal performance. Singles or Tracks only.)

Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
Beyoncé
Track from: I Am… Sasha Fierce
[Music World Music/Columbia]

It Kills Me
Melanie Fiona
[SRC/Universal Motown]

That Was Then
Lalah Hathaway
Track from: Self Portrait
[Stax Records/Concord Music Group]

Goin’ Thru Changes
Ledisi
Track from: Turn Me Loose
[Verve Forecast]

Lions, Tigers & Bears
Jazmine Sullivan
[J Records]

Category 24

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance
(For a solo vocal performance. Singles or Tracks only.)

The Point Of It All
Anthony Hamilton
Track from: The Point Of It All
[So So Def]

Pretty Wings
Maxwell
Track from: Blacksummers’ Night
[Columbia]

Sobeautiful
Musiq Soulchild
Track from: OnMyRadio
[Atlantic]

Under
Pleasure P
Track from: The Introduction Of Marcus Cooper
[Swagga Ent./Atlantic]

There Goes My Baby
Charlie Wilson
Track from: Uncle Charlie
[Jive Records]

Category 25

Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals
(For duo, group or collaborative performances, with vocals. Singles or Tracks only.)

Blame It
Jamie Foxx & T-Pain
[J Records]

Chocolate High
India.Arie & Musiq Soulchild
Track from: Testimony: Vol. 2, Love & Politics
[Soulbird/Universal Republic]

Ifuleave
Musiq Soulchild & Mary J. Blige
Track from: OnMyRadio
[Atlantic]

Higher Ground
Robert Randolph & The Clark Sisters
Track from: Oh Happy Day
[EMI Gospel]

Love Has Finally Come At Last
Calvin Richardson & Ann Nesby
Track from: Facts Of Life The Soul Of Bobby Womack
[Shanachie Entertainment Corp.]

Category 26

Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance
(For solo, duo, group or collaborative performances, with vocals. Singles or Tracks only.)

At Last
Beyoncé
Track from: Cadillac Records Music From The Motion Picture
[Music World Music/Columbia]

Soul Music
Anthony Hamilton
Track from: Soul Men Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
[Stax/Concord]

Don’t Let Me Be Lonely Tonight
Boney James & Quinn
Track from: Send One Your Love
[Concord Records]

Sow Love
Ann Nesby
Track from: The Lula Lee Project
[It’s Time Child Records/Tyscot]

Woman Gotta Have It
Calvin Richardson
Track from: Facts Of Life The Soul Of Bobby Womack
[Shanachie Entertainment Corp.]

Category 27

Best Urban/Alternative Performance
(For solo, duo, group or collaborative performances, with vocals. Singles or Tracks only.)

Daykeeper
The Foreign Exchange
Track from: Leave It All Behind
[Hard Boiled Records]

All Matter
Robert Glasper & Bilal
Track from: Double Booked
[Blue Note]

Pearls
India.Arie & Dobet Gnahore
Track from: Testimony: Vol. 2, Love & Politics
[Soulbird/Universal Republic]

A Tale Of Two
Eric Roberson, Ben O’Neill & Michelle Thompson
Track from: Music Fan First
[Blue Erro Soul]

Blend
Tonex
Track from: Unspoken
[Battery Records]

Category 28

Best R&B Song
(A Songwriter(s) Award. For Song Eligibility Guidelines see Category #3. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.)

Blame It
James T. Brown, John Conte, Jr., Jamie Foxx, Christopher Henderson, Brandon R. Melanchon, Breyon Prescott, T-Pain & Nathan L. Walker, songwriters (Jamie Foxx & T-Pain)
[J Records; Publishers: Sly As A Foxx Music/Bug Music, Gifted Source Music/EMI April Music, It’s N8 Publishing, James T. Brown, Brandon R. Melanchon, John Conte, Jr., Nappypub Music/Universal Music Z Songs, Chameleon Publishing.]

Lions, Tigers & Bears
Salaam Remi & Jazmine Sullivan, songwriters (Jazmine Sullivan)
[J Records; Publishers: Nappy Puddy Music/Universal Music-Z Tunes, Salaam Remi Music/EMI April Music.]

Pretty Wings
Hod David & Musze, songwriters (Maxwell)
Track from: Blacksummers’ Night
[Columbia; Publishers: Sony/ATV Tunes/Muszewell, EMI April Music, Ben Ami Music.]

Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
Thaddis Harrell, Beyoncé Knowles, Terius Nash & Christopher Stewart, songwriters (Beyoncé)
Track from: I Am… Sasha Fierce
[Music World Music / Columbia; Publishers: Songs of Peer/March 9th Publishing, 2082 Music/WB Music Publishing, Sony/ATV Tunes, Suga Wuga Music, B-Day Publishing/EMI April Music.]

Under
D. Babbs, L. Bereal, M. Cooper, A. Dixon, J. Franklin, T. Jones, R. New & K. Stephens, songwriters (Pleasure P)
Track from: The Introduction Of Marcus Cooper
[Swagga Ent./Atlantic; Publishers: Tank1176Music/Blackfountain/Antonio Dixon’s Muzik/EMI April Music/Notting Dale Songs/Lonnalistic/Songs4ronnie/Doverland 301 Music/Thailand Music/K.Stephens Music/Warner-Tamerlane Publishing, Silverplatinumy2k.]

Category 29

Best R&B Album
(For albums containing 51% or more playing time of VOCAL tracks.)

The Point Of It All
Anthony Hamilton
[So So Def]

Testimony: Vol. 2, Love & Politics
India.Arie
[Soulbird/Universal Republic]

Turn Me Loose
Ledisi
[Verve Forecast]

Blacksummers’ Night
Maxwell
[Columbia]

Uncle Charlie
Charlie Wilson
[Jive Records]

Category 30

Best Contemporary R&B Album
(For albums containing 51% or more playing time of VOCAL tracks.)

I Am… Sasha Fierce
Beyoncé
[Music World Music/Columbia]

Intuition
Jamie Foxx
[J Records]

The Introduction Of Marcus Cooper
Pleasure P
[Swagga Ent./Atlantic]

Ready
Trey Songz
[Songbook/Atlantic]

Thr33 Ringz
T-Pain
[Jive Records]

Field 7 — Rap

Category 31

Best Rap Solo Performance
(For a solo Rap performance. Singles or Tracks only.)

Best I Ever Had
Drake
[Young Money/Cash Money/Universal Motown]

Beautiful
Eminem
Track from: Relapse
[Aftermath/Interscope Records]

D.O.A. (Death Of Auto-Tune)
Jay-Z
[Roc Nation]

Day ‘N’ Nite
Kid Cudi
[Universal Motown/Good/Fool’s Gold]

Casa Bey
Mos Def
Track from: The Ecstatic
[Downtown Records]

Category 32

Best Rap Performance By A Duo Or Group
(For duo, group or collaborative performances of Rap only. Singles or Tracks only.)

Too Many Rappers
Beastie Boys & Nas
[Capitol]

Crack A Bottle
Eminem, Dr. Dre & 50 Cent
Track from: Relapse
[Aftermath/Interscope]

Money Goes, Honey Stay
Fabolous & Jay-Z
Track from: Loso’s Way
[Def Jam]

Make Her Say
Kid Cudi, Kanye West & Common
[Universal Motown/GOOD Music]

Amazing
Kanye West & Young Jeezy
Track from: 808s & Heartbreak
[Roc-A-Fella]

Category 33

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
(For a Rap/Sung collaborative performance by artists who do not normally perform together. Singles or Tracks only.)

Ego
Beyoncé & Kanye West
[Music World Music/Columbia]

Knock You Down
Keri Hilson, Kanye West & Ne-Yo
Track from: In A Perfect World…
[MMG/Zone 4/Interscope Records]

Run This Town
Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West
[Roc Nation]

I’m On A Boat
The Lonely Island & T-Pain
Track from: Incredibad
[Universal Republic Records]

Dead And Gone
T.I. & Justin Timberlake
Track from: Paper Trail
[Grand Hustle/Atlantic]

Category 34

Best Rap Song
(A Songwriter(s) Award. For Song Eligibility Guidelines see Category #3. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.)

Best I Ever Had
Aubrey Drake Graham, D. Hamilton & M. Samuels, songwriters (Drake)
[Aspire/Young Money/Cash Money; Publisher: Sony/ATV Tunes.]

Day ‘N’ Nite
S. Mescudi & O. Omishore, songwriters (Kid Cudi)
[Universal Motown/Good/Fool’s Gold; Publishers: Elsie’s Baby Boy, Owo Olorun, Universal Music Publishing.]

Dead And Gone
C. Harris, R. Tadross & J. Timberlake, songwriters (T.I. & Justin Timberlake)
Track from: Paper Trail
[Grand Hustle/Atlantic; Publishers: Crown Club Publishing/Warner-Tamerlane Publishing/Tenman Tunes/Universal Z Tunes/Cleopatra’s Sons Music/EMI April Music.]

D.O.A. (Death Of Auto-Tune)
Shawn Carter & Ernest Wilson, songwriters (Gary DeCarlo, Dale Frashuer, Paul Leka, Janko Nilovic & Dave Sucky, songwriters) (Jay-Z)
[Atlantic; Publishers: EMI April Music, Carter Boys Music/Chrysalis Songs/No ID Music, Unichappell Music, APM Music.]

Run This Town
Shawn Carter, R. Fenty, M. Riddick, Kanye West & E. Wilson, songwriters (Athanasios Alatas, songwriter) (Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West)
[Roc Nation; Publishers: EMI April Music, Carter Boys Music/Please Gimme My Publishing/EMI Blackwood/Chrysalis Songs/No ID Music/All The Above Publishing/Sony ATV/Annauhi Music/Athanasios Alatas Publishing.]

Category 35

Best Rap Album
(For albums containing 51% or more playing time of VOCAL tracks.)

Universal Mind Control
Common
[Geffen]

Relapse
Eminem
[Aftermath/Interscope]

R.O.O.T.S.
Flo Rida
[Poe Boy/Atlantic]

The Ecstatic
Mos Def
[Downtown Records]

The Renaissance
Q-Tip
[Universal Motown]

Field 8 — Country

Category 36

Best Female Country Vocal Performance
(For a solo vocal performance. Singles or Tracks only.)

Dead Flowers
Miranda Lambert
[Columbia Records]

I Just Call You Mine
Martina McBride
Track from: Shine
[RCA Records]

White Horse
Taylor Swift
Track from: Fearless
[Big Machine Records]

Just A Dream
Carrie Underwood
Track from: Carnival Ride
[Arista Nashville]

Solitary Thinkin’
Lee Ann Womack
Track from: Call Me Crazy
[MCA Nashville]

Category 37

Best Male Country Vocal Performance
(For a solo vocal performance. Singles or Tracks only.)

All I Ask For Anymore
Trace Adkins
Track from: X (Ten)
[Capitol Records Nashville]

People Are Crazy
Billy Currington
Track from: Little Bit Of Everything
[Mercury Records]

High Cost Of Living
Jamey Johnson
Track from: That Lonesome Song
[Mercury Records]

Living For The Night
George Strait
Track from: Twang
[MCA Nashville]

Sweet Thing
Keith Urban
Track from: Defying Gravity
[Capitol Records Nashville]

Category 38

Best Country Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals
(For established duos or groups with vocals. Singles or Tracks only.)

Cowgirls Don’t Cry
Brooks & Dunn
Track from: Cowboy Town
[Arista Nashville]

Chicken Fried
Zac Brown Band
Track from: The Foundation
[Home Grown/Big Picture/Atlantic]

I Run To You
Lady Antebellum
Track from: Lady Antebellum
[Capitol Records Nashville]

Here Comes Goodbye
Rascal Flatts
Track from: Unstoppable
[Lyric Street Records]

It Happens
Sugarland
Track from: Love On The Inside
[Mercury Records]

Category 39

Best Country Collaboration With Vocals
(For a collaborative performance, with vocals, by artists who do not normally perform together. Singles or Tracks only.)

Beautiful World
Dierks Bentley & Patty Griffin
Track from: Feel That Fire
[Capitol Records Nashville]

Down The Road
Kenny Chesney & Mac McAnally
Track from: Lucky Old Sun
[BNA Records Label]

Start A Band
Brad Paisley & Keith Urban
Track from: Play
[Arista Nashville]

I Told You So
Carrie Underwood & Randy Travis
[19/Arista Nashville]

Everything But Quits
Lee Ann Womack & George Strait
Track from: Call Me Crazy
[MCA Nashville]

Category 40

Best Country Instrumental Performance
(For solo, duo, group or collaborative performances, without vocals. Singles or Tracks only.)

Under The (Five) Wire
Alison Brown
Track from: The Company You Keep
[Compass Records]

The Crystal Merchant
The Greencards
Track from: Fascination
[Sugar Hill Records]

Mansinneedof
Sarah Jarosz
Track from: Song Up In Her Head
[Sugar Hill Records]

Producer’s Medley
Steve Wariner
Track from: Steve Wariner c.g.p. My Tribute To Chet Atkins
[SelecTone Records]

Category 41

Best Country Song
(A Songwriter(s) Award. For Song Eligibility Guidelines see Category #3. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.)

All I Ask For Anymore
Casey Beathard & Tim James, songwriters (Trace Adkins)
Track from: X (Ten)
[Capitol Records Nashville; Publishers: Sony/ATV Acuff Rose Music/Warner-Tamerlane Publishing, T-Bird’s Music.]

High Cost Of Living
Jamey Johnson & James Slater, songwriters (Jamey Johnson)
Track from: That Lonesome Song
[Mercury Records; Publishers: EMI Blackwood Music/Big Gassed Hitties, Hope-N-Cal Music/Pick Them Maters Music/Diversion Music.]

I Run To You
Tom Douglas, Dave Haywood, Charles Kelley & Hillary Scott, songwriters (Lady Antebellum)
Track from: Lady Antebellum
[Capitol Records Nashville; Publishers: Warner-Tamerlane Publishing/DWHaywood Music/Radiobulletspublishing/Hillary Dawn Publishing/Shaw Enuff Songs/Sony/ATV Music Publishing/Tomdouglasmusic.]

People Are Crazy
Bobby Braddock & Troy Jones, songwriters (Billy Currington)
Track from: Little Bit Of Everything
[Mercury Records; Publishers: Sony/ATV Music Publishing, Tiltawhirl Music/Crozier Music Enterprise.]

White Horse
Liz Rose & Taylor Swift, songwriters (Taylor Swift)
Track from: Fearless
[Big Machine Records; Publishers: Sony/ATV Tree Publishing, Taylor Swift Music/Sony/ATV Timber Publishing, Hillsboro Valley Songs.]

Category 42

Best Country Album
(Vocal or Instrumental.)

The Foundation
Zac Brown Band
[Home Grown/Big Picture/Atlantic]

Twang
George Strait
[MCA Nashville]

Fearless
Taylor Swift
[Big Machine Records]

Defying Gravity
Keith Urban
[Capitol Records Nashville]

Call Me Crazy
Lee Ann Womack
[MCA Nashville]

Field 9 — New Age

Category 43

Best New Age Album
(Vocal or Instrumental.)

Faith
Jim Brickman
[Compass Productions]

Prayer For Compassion
David Darling
[Wind Over The Earth]

Laserium For The Soul
Henta
[henta.co.uk]

In A Dream
Peter Kater, Dominic Miller, Kenny Loggins & Jaques Morelenbaum
[Point Of Light Records]

Impressions Of The West Lake
Kitaro
[Domo Records]

Field 10 — Jazz

Category 44

Best Contemporary Jazz Album
(For albums containing 51% or more playing time of INSTRUMENTAL tracks.)

Urbanus
Stefon Harris & Blackout
[Concord Jazz]

Sounding Point
Julian Lage
[Emarcy/Decca]

At World’s Edge
Philippe Saisse
[E1 Music]

Big Neighborhood
Mike Stern
[Heads Up International]

75
Joe Zawinul & The Zawinul Syndicate
[Heads Up International]

Category 45

Best Jazz Vocal Album
(For albums containing 51% or more playing time of VOCAL tracks.)

No Regrets
Randy Crawford (& Joe Sample)
[PRA Records]

Dedicated To You: Kurt Elling Sings The Music Of Coltrane And Hartman
Kurt Elling
[Concord Jazz]

So In Love
Roberta Gambarini
[Groovin’ High/Emarcy]

Tide
Luciana Souza
[Verve]

Desire
Tierney Sutton (Band)
[Telarc Jazz]

Category 46

Best Improvised Jazz Solo
(For an instrumental jazz solo performance. Two equal performers on one recording may be eligible as one entry. If the soloist listed appears on a recording billed to another artist, the latter’s name is in parenthesis for identification. Singles or Tracks only.)

Dancin’ 4 Chicken
Terence Blanchard, soloist
Track from: Watts (Jeff “Tain” Watts)
[Dark Key Music]

All Of You
Gerald Clayton, soloist
Track from: Two-Shade
[ArtistShare]

Ms. Garvey, Ms. Garvey
Roy Hargrove, soloist
Track from: Emergence
[Groovin’ High/Emarcy]

On Green Dolphin Street
Martial Solal, soloist
Track from: Live At The Village Vanguard
[CamJazz]

Villa Palmeras
Miguel Zenón, soloist
Track from: Esta Plena
[Marsalis Music]

Category 47

Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group
(For albums containing 51% or more playing time of INSTRUMENTAL tracks.)

Quartet Live
Gary Burton, Pat Metheny, Steve Swallow & Antonio Sanchez
[Concord Jazz]

Brother To Brother
Clayton Brothers
[ArtistShare]

Five Peace Band — Live
Chick Corea & John McLaughlin Five Peace Band
[Concord Records]

Remembrance
John Patitucci Trio
[Concord Jazz]

The Bright Mississippi
Allen Toussaint
[Nonesuch]

Category 48

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
(For large jazz ensembles, including big band sounds. Albums must contain 51% or more INSTRUMENTAL tracks.)

Legendary
Bob Florence Limited Edition
[MAMA Records]

Eternal Interlude
John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble
[Sunnyside]

Fun Time
Sammy Nestico And The SWR Big Band
[Hänssler Classic]

Book One
New Orleans Jazz Orchestra
[World Village]

Lab 2009
University Of North Texas One O’Clock Lab Band
[North Texas Jazz]

Category 49

Best Latin Jazz Album
(Vocal or Instrumental.)

Things I Wanted To Do
Chembo Corniel
[Chemboro Records]

Áurea
Geoffrey Keezer
[ArtistShare]

Brazilliance X 4
Claudio Roditi
[Resonance Records]

Juntos Para Siempre
Bebo Valdés And Chucho Valdés
[Sony Music/Calle 54]

Esta Plena
Miguel Zenón
[Marsalis Music]

Field 11 — Gospel

Category 50

Best Gospel Performance
(For solo, duo, group as collaborative performances. Singles or tracks with vocal containing Gospel lyrics. All genres of Gospel music are eligible.)

Free To Be Me
Francesca Battistelli
[Fervent Records/ Word Entertainment]

Jesus Is Love
Heather Headley Featuring Smokie Norful
Track from: Audience Of One
[EMI Gospel]

I Believe
Jonny Lang With Fisk Jubilee Singers
Track from: Oh Happy Day
[Vector Recordings/EMI Gospel]

Wait On The Lord
Donnie McClurkin Featuring Karen Clark Sheard
Track from: We All Are One (Live In Detroit)
[Verity]

Born Again
Third Day
Track from: Revelation
[Essential Records]

For the complete list of 52nd Grammy Nominations, log on to grammy.com

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MTV Movie Awards 2009 Highlight and Winners

It’s Twilight night! The romantic vampire movie topbilled by Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart bags several awards at the gala ceremony held on Sunday, May 31. It landed five out of the seven nominations and scored the top honor, the Best Movie title.

“Twilight” threw off strong competitors like the following movies; “The Dark Knight”, “High School Musical 3: Senior Year”, “Iron Man” and “Slumdog Millionaire”. Aside from winning Best Movie, the Catherine Hardwicke-directed movie also hauled in kudos for Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson. Both young artist were hailed Best Female Performance and Breakthrough Performance Male respectively. The two leading actors also shared the Best Kiss prize. Such a great night for these two folks.

Meanwhile, it was quite embarassing perhaps for Kristen to have her award drop accidentally. But she was able to manage saying what she needs to say in her speech. It’s all okay girl. You are the winner anyway!

Some of the top names in Hollywood, music and TV featured on the list of presenters including Denzel Washington, Cameron Diaz, Will Ferrell, Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner, Kiefer Sutherland, Bruno, Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, Sandra Bullock, Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens, Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Hayden Panetierre, Sienna Miller, Jonah Hill, Lil Wayne, Chris Pine, Anna Faris, Channing Tatum, Bradley Cooper, Abigail Breslin, Michael Bay, Ryan Reynolds, Leighton Meester, Taraji P. Henson, Rupert Grint, Ed Helms, Danny McBride, Justin Bartha, Sofia Vassilieva, Mixmaster Mike and Triumph The Insult Dog.

For the complete winner list of 2009 MTV Movie Awards check out the following:

Best Movie: “Twilight”
Best Female Performance: Kristen Stewart, “Twilight”
Best Male Performance: Zac Efron, “High School Musical 3: Senior Year”
Breakthrough Performance Female: Ashley Tisdale, “High School Musical 3: Senior Year”
Breakthrough Performance Male: Robert Pattinson, “Twilight”
Best Comedic Performance: Jim Carrey, “Yes Man”
Best Villain: Heath Ledger, “The Dark Knight”
Best Fight: Robert Pattinson vs. Cam Gigandet, “Twilight”
Best Kiss: Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson, “Twilight”
Best WTF Moment: Amy Poehler for Peeing in the Sink in “Baby Mama”
Best Song From a Movie: “The Climb” by Miley Cyrus, “Hannah Montana: The Movie”

For the list of nominees, click here

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Complete List of 17th Annual FiFi Awards (2009)

fifi awards 2009

All roads lead to Dorchester Hotel in London, when celebrities and beauty business fixtures gathered for the 17th Annual Fragrance Foundation UK Awards or the Fifi.

Icons like Mischa Barton, Matt Willis, Emma Willis, Abi Clancy, Elen Rives, Jo Wood, Karen Hardy, Chloe Madeley, Laura White, Jade Parfitt, Sara Cox, Michael Underwood, Rhydian Roberts, Alex Zane, Joe Swash were present during the awards night.

fifi awards complete list of winners 2009

Here is the complete list of winners for 2009 FiFi Awards:
Prestige Award of The Year
Best New Prestige Female Fragrance: Sensuous by Estee Lauder
Best New Prestige Male Fragrance: 1 Million Paco Rabanne

Print Ads
Best New Fragrance Print Advertisement For Women: Chloe
Best New Fragrance Print Advertisement For Men: Play by Givenchy

Commercial
Best New Fragrance Commercial For Women: Fuel for Life Unlimited by Diesel
Best New Fragrance Commercial For Men: Adventure by Davidoff (featuring Ewan McGregor)

Superdrug Votes
Superdrug Battle of the Sexes Award (Men’s Vote): Ghost for Women by Ghost
Superdrug Battle of the Sexes Award (Women’s Vote): Boss Bottled by Hugo Boss

Packaging
Best New Fragrance Packaging For Women: Le Parfum by Max Mara
Best New Fragrance Packaging For Men: The Essence by Porsche Design

People’s Choice
The ‘People’s Choice’ Celebrity Fragrance: Besotted by Katie Price
The ‘People’s Choice’ Award For Women: Chloe
The ‘People’s Choice’ Award For Men: The One for Men by Dolce & Gabbana

Men’s Health Reader’s Vote
Men’s Health Reader’s Award: The One for Men by Dolce & Gabbana

Home
Best New Home Fragrance: Jo Malone Dark Amber and Ginger Lily

Limited Edition
Best New Limited Distribution Fragrance For Women: White Patchouli by Tom Ford
Best New Limited Distribution Fragrance For Men: Gucci by Gucci Pour Homme

Industry Achievemet Awards
Special Award for Creativity and Services in The Fragrance Industry: Jean-Paul Guerlain
Special Award for Education and Innovation: Clive Christian for The Sound of Perfume Project

The profits from the event were donated to the Teenage Cancer Trust, and in the past few years alone, The Fifi’s have raised over £100,000 for the charity.

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