2009 Grammy Awards Nominees and Our Predictions.

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Below is the list of Nominees for the Grammy Awards 2009 and our predictions on who will win are in bold.

BEST NEW ARTIST
Adele
Duffy
The Jonas Brothers
Lady Antebellum
Jazmine Sullivan

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Alison Krauss & Robert Plant, Raising Sand
Coldplay, Viva La Vida
Ne-Yo, Year Of The Gentleman
Lil Wayne, Tha Carter III
Radiohead, In Rainbows

BEST ALTERNATIVE ALBUM
Beck, Modern Guilt
Death Cab For Cutie, Narrow Stairs
Gnarls Barkley, The Odd Couple
My Morning Jacket, Evil Urges
Radiohead, In Rainbows

BEST DANCE RECORDING
Daft Punk, “Harder Better Faster Stronger”
Hot Chip, “Ready For The Floor”
Lady Gaga & Colby O’Donis, “Just Dance”
Madonna, “Give It 2 Me”
Rihanna, “Disturbia”
Sam Sparro, “Black & Gold”

BEST ELECTRONIC/DANCE ALBUM
Brazilian Girls, New York City
Daft Punk, Alive 2007
Cyndi Lauper, Bring Ya To The Brink
Kylie Minogue, X
Moby, Last Night
Robyn

BEST POP COLLABORATION WITH VOCALS
Alicia Keys and John Mayer, “Lessons Learned”
Madonna, Justin Timberlake, and Timbaland, “4 Minutes”
Robert Plant and Alison Krauss, “Rich Woman”
Rihanna and Maroon 5, “If I Never See Your Face Again”
Jordin Sparks and Chris Brown, “No Air”

BEST POP PERFORMANCE, FEMALE
Adele, “Chasing Pavements”
Sara Bareilles, “Love Song”
Duffy, “Mercy”
Leona Lewis, “Bleeding Love”
Katy Perry, “I Kissed A Girl”
Pink, “So What”

BEST POP PERFORMANCE, MALE
Kid Rock, “All Summer Long”
John Mayer, “Say”
Paul McCartney, “That Was Me”
Jason Mraz, “I’m Yours”
Ne-Yo, “Closer”
James Taylor, “Wichita Lineman”

BEST POP PERFORMANCE BY A DUO OR GROUP WITH VOCALS
Coldplay, “Viva La Vida”
Eagles, “Waiting In The Weeds”
Gnarls Barkle, “Going On”
Maroon 5, “Won’t Go Home Without You”
OneRepublic, “Apologize”

BEST RAP ALBUM
Jay-Z, American Gangster
Lil Wayne, Tha Carter III
Lupe Fiasco, The Cool
Nas
T.I., Paper Trail

BEST RAP PERFORMANCE BY A DUO OR GROUP
Big Boi feat. Raekwon & Andre 3000, “Royal Flush”
(Taylor couldn’t pronounce “Raekwon” quite right. Aw.)
T.I. feat. Kanye West & Lil Wayne, “Swagger Like Us”
Lil Wayne feat. Jay-Z, “Mr Carter”
Ludacris feat. T.I., “Wish You Would”
Young Jeezy feat. Kanye West, “Put On”

BEST RAP/SUNG COLLABORATION
Estelle feat. Kanye West, “American Boy”
Flo Rida feat. T-Pain, “Low”
John Legend feat. Andre 3000, “Green Light”
Lil Wayne feat. T-Pain, “Got Money”
Lupe Fiasco feat. Matthew Santos, “Superstar”

BEST R & B PERFORMANCE BY A DUO OR GROUP WITH VOCALS
Boyz II Men, “Ribbon In The Sky”
Anthony David feat. India.Arie, “Words”
Al Green feat. John Legend, “Stay With Me (By The Sea)”
Jennifer Hudson feat. Fantasia, “I’m His Only Woman”
Raphael Saadiq feat. Stevie Wonder & CJ Hilton, “Never Give You Up”

BEST SOUNDTRACK
American Gangster
August Rush
Juno
Mamma Mia!
Sweeney Todd—The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street

BEST SONG FOR A MOTION PICTURE, TV SHOW, OR OTHER VISUAL MEDIA
“Down To Earth” (Wall-E)
“Ever Ever After” (Enchanted)
“Say” (The Bucket List)
“That’s How You Know” (Enchanted)
“Walk Hard” (Walk Hard—The Dewey Cox Story)

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR, NON-CLASSICAL
Danger Mouse
Nigel Godrich
Johnny Karkazis
Rick Rubin
will.i.am

BEST SHORT-FORM MUSIC VIDEO
Erykah Badu, “Honey”
Gnarls Barkley, “Who’s Gonna Save My Soul”
Alicia Keys & Jack White, “Another Way To Die”
Radiohead, “House Of Cards”
Weezer, “Pork & Beans”

SONG OF THE YEAR
“American Boy,” William Adams, Keith Harris, Josh Lopez, Caleb Speir, John Stephens, Estelle Swaray & Kanye West, songwriters (Estelle Featuring Kanye West, artist)
“Chasing Pavements,” Adele Adkins & Eg White, songwriters (Adele, artist)
“I’m Yours,” Jason Mraz, songwriter (Jason Mraz, artist)
“Love Song,” Sara Bareilles, songwriter (Sara Bareilles, artist)
“Viva La Vida,” Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland, Will Champion & Chris Martin, songwriters (Coldplay, artist)

RECORD OF THE YEAR
Adele, “Chasing Pavements”

Coldplay, “Viva La Vida”
Leona Lewis, “Bleeding Love”
M.I.A., “Paper Planes”
Robert Plant and Alison Kraus, “Please Read The Letter”

1 Comment
  • Bella
    December 4, 2008

    Swiping this and doing my predictions.

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