The 2009 Grammy Award Nominees


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(The Grammy Awards will be presented on Sunday, February 8, 2009.)

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Winners are indicated by Bold Type.)

    Record of the Year:

    Album of the Year:

      "Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends" - Coldplay

      "Tha Carter III" - Lil Wayne

      "Year Of The Gentleman" - Ne-Yo

      "Raising Sand" - Robert Plant & Alison Krauss   winner

      "In Rainbows" - Radiohead.

    Song of the Year:

      "American Boy" - (Estelle Featuring Kanye West) - William Adams, Keith Harris, Josh Lopez, Caleb Speir, John Stephens, Estelle Swaray & Kanye West, songwriters.

      "Chasing Pavements" - (Adele) - Adele Adkins & Eg White, songwriters

      "I'm Yours" - (Jason Mraz) - Jason Mraz, songwriter

      "Love Song" - (Sara Bareilles) - Sara Bareilles, songwriter

      "Viva La Vida" - (Coldplay) - Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland, Will Champion & Chris Martin, songwriters   winner

    New Artist:

      Adele  winner


      The Jonas Brothers

      Lady Antebellum


    Female Pop Vocal Performance:

      "Chasing Pavements" - Adele   winner

      "Love Song - Sara Bareilles

      "Mercy" - Duffy

      "Bleeding Love" - Leona Lewis

      "I Kissed A Girl" - Katy Perry

      "So What" -Pink

    Male Pop Vocal Performance:

      "All Summer Long" - Kid Rock

      "Say" - John Mayer   winner

      "That" - Was Me Paul McCartney

      "I'm Yours" - Jason Mraz

      "Closer" - Ne-Yo

      "Wichita Lineman" - James Taylor

    Pop Performance by a Duo or Group:

      "Viva La Vida" - Coldplay   winner

      "Waiting In The Weeds" - Eagles

      "Going On" - Gnarls Barkley

      "Won't Go Home Without You" - Maroon 5

      "Apologize" - OneRepublic

    Pop Collaboration:

      "Lesson Learned" - Alicia Keys & John Mayer

      "4 Minutes" - Madonna, Justin Timberlake & Timbaland

      "Rich Woman" - Robert Plant & Alison Krauss   winner

      "If I Never See Your Face Again" - Rihanna & Maroon 5

      "No Air" - Jordin Sparks & Chris Brown

    Pop Vocal Album:

      "Detours" - Sheryl Crow

      "Rockferry" - Duffy   winner

      "Long Road Out Of Eden" - Eagles

      "Spirit" - Leona Lewis

      "Covers" - James Taylor

    Solo Rock Vocal Performance:

      "Gravity" - John Mayer   winner

      "I Saw Her Standing There" - Paul McCartney

      "Girls In Their Summer Clothes" - Bruce Springsteen

      "Rise" - Eddie Vedder

      "No Hidden Path" - Neil Young

    Rock Performance by a Duo or Group:

      "Rock N Roll Train" - AC/DC

      "Violet Hill" - Coldplay

      "Long Road Out Of Eden" - Eagles

      "Sex On Fire" - Kings Of Leon   winner

      "House Of Cards" - Radiohead

    Rock Song:

      "Girls In Their Summer Clothes" - (Bruce Springsteen) Bruce Springsteen, songwriter    winner

      "House Of Cards" - (Radiohead) - Colin Greenwood, Jonny Greenwood, Ed O'Brien, Philip Selway & Thom Yorke, songwriters

      "I Will Possess Your Heart" - (Death Cab For Cutie) - Benjamin Gibbard, Nicholas Harmer, Jason McGerr & Christopher Walla, songwriters

      "Sex On Fire" - (Kings Of Leon) - Caleb Followill, Jared Followill, Matthew Followill & Nathan Followill, songwriters

      "Violet Hill" - (Coldplay) - Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland, Will Champion & Chris Martin, songwriters

    Rock Album:

    Female R&B Vocal Performance:

      "Me, Myself And I" - Beyoncé

      "Heaven Sent" - Keyshia Cole

      "Spotlight" - Jennifer Hudson

      "Superwoman" - Alicia Keys   winner

      "Need U Bad" - Jazmine Sullivan

    Male R&B Vocal Performance:

      "You're The Only One" - Eric Benét

      "Take You Down" - Chris Brown

      "Miss Independent" - Ne-Yo   winner

      "Can't Help But Wait" - Trey Songz

      "Here I Stand" - Usher

    R&B Performance by a Duo or Group:

      "Ribbon In The Sky" - Boyz II Men

      "Words" - Anthony David Featuring India.Arie

      "Stay With Me (By The Sea)" - Al Green Featuring John Legend   winner

      "I'm His Only Woman" - Jennifer Hudson Featuring Fantasia

      "Never Give You Up" - Raphael Saadiq Featuring Stevie Wonder & CJ Hilton

    R&B Song:

      "Bust Your Windows" - (Jazmine Sullivan) - Salaam Remi & Jazmine Sullivan, songwriters (Deandre Way, songwriter)

      "Customer" - (Raheem DeVaughn) - I. Barias, Raheem DeVaughn, C. Haggins, K. Oliver & J. Smith, songwriters

      "Heaven Sent" - (Keyshia Cole) - Keyshia Cole, Jason Farmer & Alex Francis, songwriters

      "Miss Independent" - Ne-Yo  - M.S. Eriksen, T.E. Hermansen & S. Smith, songwriters  winner

      "Spotlight Mikkel" - (Jennifer Hudson) - S. Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen & Shaffer Smith, songwriters

    R&B Album:

      "Love & Life" - Eric Benét

      "Motown: A Journey Through Hitsville" - USA Boyz II Men

      "Lay It Down" - Al Green

      "Jennifer Hudson" - Jennifer Hudson   winner

      "The Way I See It" - Raphael Saadiq

    Contemporary R&B Album:

      "Growing Pains" - Mary J. Blige  winner

      "Back Of My Lac'" - J. Holiday

      "First Love" - Karina

      "Year Of The Gentleman" - Ne-Yo

      "Fearless" - Jazmine Sullivan

    Rap Solo Performance:

      "Roc Boys (And The Winner Is)..." - Jay-Z

      "A Milli" - Lil Wayne  winner

      "Paris, Tokyo" - Lupe Fiasco

      "N.i.*.*.e.r." - (The Slave And The Master) Nas

      "Sexual Eruption" - Snoop Dogg

    Rap Performance by a Duo or Group:

      "Royal Flush" - Big Boi Featuring Raekwon And Andre 3000

      "Swagga Like Us" - Jay-Z & T.I. Featuring Kanye West & Lil Wayne  winner

      "Mr. Carter" - Lil Wayne Featuring Jay-Z

      "Wish You Would" - Ludacris Featuring T.I.

      "Put On" - Young Jeezy Featuring Kanye West

    Rap Collaboration:

      "American Boy" - Estelle Featuring Kanye West  winner

      "Low Flo" - Rida Featuring T-Pain

      "Green Light" - John Legend & Andre 3000

      "Got Money" - Lil Wayne Featuring T-Pain

      "Superstar" - Lupe Fiasco Featuring Matthew Santos

    Rap Album:

      "American Gangster" - Jay-Z

      "Tha Carter III" - Lil Wayne  winner

      "The Cool" - Lupe Fiasco

      "Nas" - Nas

      "Paper Trail" - T.I.

    Rap Song:

      "Lollipop" - (Lil Wayne Featuring Static Major) - D. Carter, S. Garrett, D. Harrison, J. Scheffer & R. Zamor, songwriters  winner

      "Low" - (Flo Rida Featuring T-Pain) - T. Dillard, M. Humphrey & T-Pain, songwriters

      "Sexual Eruption" - (Snoop Dogg) - Calvin Broadus, S. Lovejoy & D. Stewart, songwriters

      "Superstar" - (Lupe Fiasco Featuring Matthew Santos) - Lupe Fiasco & Soundtrakk, songwriters

      "Swagga Like Us" - (Jay-Z & T.I. Featuring Kanye West & Lil Wayne) - D. Carter, S. Carter, Clifford Harris & Kanye West, songwriters (M. Arulpragasam, N. Headon, M. Jones, J. Mellor, T. Pentz & P. Simonon, songwriters

    Female Country Vocal Performance:

      "For These Times" - Martina McBride

      "What I Cannot Change" - LeAnn Rimes

      "Last Name" - Carrie Underwood  winner

      "Last Call" - Lee Ann Womack

      "This Is Me You're Talking To" - Trisha Yearwood

    Male Country Vocal Performance:

      "You're Gonna Miss This" - Trace Adkins

      "In Color" - Jamey Johnson

      "Just Got Started Lovin' You" - James Otto

      "Letter To Me" - Brad Paisley  winner

      "Troubadour" - George Strait

    Country Performance By A Duo Or Group:

      "God Must Be Busy" - Brooks & Dunn

      "Love Don't Live Here" - Lady Antebellum

      "Every Day" - Rascal Flatts

      "Blue Side Of The Mountain"

      "Stay" - Sugarland  winner

    Country Collaboration:

      "Shiftwork" - Kenny Chesney & George Strait

      "Killing The Blues" - Robert Plant & Alison Krauss  winner

      "House Of Cash" - George Strait & Patty Loveless

      "Life In A Northern Town" - Sugarland, Jake Owen & Little Big Town

      "Let The Wind Chase You" - Trisha Yearwood & Keith Urban

    Country Song:

      "Dig Two Graves" - (Randy Travis) - Ashley Gorley & Bob Regan, songwriters

      "I Saw God Today" - (George Strait) - Rodney Clawson, Monty Criswell & Wade Kirby, songwriters

      "In Color" - (Jamey Johnson) - Jamey Johnson, Lee Thomas Miller & James Otto, songwriters

      "Stay" - (Sugarland) - Jennifer Nettles, songwriter  winner

      "You're Gonna Miss This" - (Trace Adkins) - Ashley Gorley & Lee Thomas Miller, songwriters

    Country Album:

      "That Lonesome Song" - Jamey Johnson

      "Sleepless Nights" - Patty Loveless

      "Troubadour" - George Strait  winner

      "Around The Bend" - Randy Travis

      "Heaven, Heartache And The Power Of Love" - Trisha Yearwood

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