2010 Grammy Award Nominations

12.02.09 8 years ago


Album Of The Year:
I Am…Sasha Fierce – Beyoncé
The E.N.D. – The Black Eyed Peas
The Fame – Lady Gaga
Big Whiskey And The Groogrux King – Dave Matthews Band
Fearless – Taylor Swift

Record Of The Year:
“Halo” – Beyoncé
“I Gotta Feeling” – The Black Eyed Peas
“Use Somebody” – Kings Of Leon
“Poker Face” – Lady Gaga
“You Belong With Me” – Taylor Swift

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

Song Of The Year:
“Poker Face” – Lady Gaga & RedOne, songwriters (Lady Gaga)
“Pretty Wings” – Hod David & Musze, songwriters (Maxwell)
“Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)” – Thaddis Harrell, Beyoncé Knowles, Terius Nash & Christopher Stewart, songwriters (Beyoncé)
“Use Somebody” – Caleb Followill, Jared Followill, Matthew Followill & Nathan Followill, songwriters (Kings Of Leon)
“You Belong With Me” – Liz Rose & Taylor Swift, songwriters (Taylor Swift)


Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals:
“I Gotta Feeling” – 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 Pop Collaboration With Vocals:
“Sea Of Heartbreak” – Rosanne Cash & Bruce Springsteen
“Love Sex Magic” – Ciara & Justin Timberlake
“Lucky” – Jason Mraz & Colbie Caillat
“Baby, It’s Cold Outside” – Willie Nelson & Norah Jones
“Breathe” – Taylor Swift & Colbie Caillat

Best Pop Vocal Album:
The E.N.D. – The Black Eyed Peas
Breakthrough – Colbie Caillat
All I Ever Wanted  – Kelly Clarkson
The Fray – The Fray
Funhouse – P!nk


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 Solo Rock Vocal Performance:
“Beyond Here Lies Nothin'” – Bob Dylan
“Change In The Weather” – John Fogerty
“Dreamer” – Prince
“Working On A Dream” – Bruce Springsteen
“Fork In The Road” – Neil Young
Best Rock Song:
“The Fixer” – Matt Cameron, Stone Gossard, Mike McCready & Eddie Vedder, songwriters (Pearl Jam)
“I’ll Go Crazy If I Don’t Go Crazy Tonight” – Bono, Adam Clayton, The Edge & Larry Mullen Jr., songwriters
“21 Guns” – Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt & Tré Cool, songwriters (Green Day)
“Use Somebody” – Caleb Followill, Jared Followill, Matthew Followill & Nathan Followill, songwriters
(Kings Of Leon)
“Working On A Dream” – Bruce Springsteen, songwriter (Bruce Springsteen)

Best Rock Album:

Black Ice – AC/DC
Live From Madison Square Garden – Eric Clapton & Steve Winwood
21st Century Breakdown – Green Day
Big Whiskey And The Groogrux King – Dave Matthews Band
No Line On The Horizon – U2


Best Alternative Music Album
Everything That Happens Will Happen Today – David Byrne & Brian Eno
The Open Door – Death Cab For Cutie
Sounds Of The Universe – Depeche Mode
Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix – Phoenix
It’s Blitz! – Yeah Yeah Yeahs


Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals:
“Blame It” – Jamie Foxx & T-Pain
“Chocolate High” – Indie.Arie & Musiq Soulchild
“Ifuleave” – Musiq Soulchild & Mary J. Blige
“Higher Ground” – Robert Randolph & The Clark Sisters
“Love Has Finally Come At Last” – Calvin Richardson & Ann Nesby

Best R&B Album:
The Point Of It All – Anthony Hamilton
Testimony: Vol. 2, Love & Politics – India.Arie
Turn Me Loose – Ledisi
Blacksummers’ Night – Maxwell
Uncle Charlie – Charlie Wilson


Best Rap/Sung Collaboration:
“Ego” – Beyoncé & Kanye West
“Knock You Down” – Keri Hilson, Kanye West & Ne-Yo
“Run This Town” – Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West
“I’m On A Boat” – The Lonely Island & T-Pain
“Dead & Gone” – T.I. & Justin Timberlake

Best Rap Song:
“Best I Ever Had” – Aubrey Drake Graham, D. Hamilton & M. Samuels, songwriters (Drake)
“Day ‘N’ Nite” – S. Mescudi & O. Omishore, songwriters (Kid Cudi)
“Dead And Gone” – C. Harris, R. Tadross & J. Timberlake, songwriters (T.I. & Justin Timberlake)
“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)
“Run This Town” – Shawn Carter, R. Fenty, M. Riddick, Kanye West & E. Wilson, songwriters (Athanasios Alatas, songwriter) (Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West)

Best Rap Album:
Universal Mind Control – Common
Relapse – Eminem
R.O.O.T.S. – Flo Rida
The Ecstatic – Mos Def
The Renaissance – Q-Tip


Best Country Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals:
“Cowgirls Don’t Cry” – Brooks & Dunn
“Chicken Fried” – Zac Brown Band       
“I Run To You” – Lady Antebellum
“Here Comes Goodbye” – Rascal Flatts
“It Happens” – Sugarland

Best Country Song:
“All I Ask For Anymore” – Casey Beathard & Tim James, songwriters (Trace Adkins)
“High Cost Of Living” – Jamey Johnson & James Slater, songwriters (Jamey Johnson)
“I Run To You” – Tom Douglas, Dave Haywood, Charles Kelly & Hillary Scott, songwriters (Lady Antebellum)
“People Are Crazy” – Bobby Braddock & Troy Jones, songwriters (Billy Currington)
“White Horse” – Liz Rose & Taylor Swift, songwriters (Taylor Swift)

Best Country Album:
The Foundation – Zac Brown Band
Twang – George Strait
Fearless – Taylor Swift
Defying Gravity – Keith Urban
Call Me Crazy – Lee Ann Womack

Best Americana Album:
Together Through Life – Bob Dylan
Electric Dirt – Levon Helm
Willie And The Wheel – Willie Nelson & Asleep At The Wheel
Wilco (The Album) – Wilco
Little Honey – Lucinda Williams

Best Contemporary Folk Album:
Middle Cyclone – Neko Case
Our Bright Future – Tracy Chapman
Live – Shawn Colvin
Secret, Profane & Sugarcane – Elvis Costello
Townes – Steve Earle

Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical
T Bone Burnett,
Ethan Johns
Larry Klein
Greg Kurstin
Brendan O’Brien

Check out details on all 29 categories and nominations at the Grammy website.

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