Thursday, December 6, 2007

2008 Grammy Award Nominees

The moment for all music lovers has arrived. Here are the nominees for the 2008 Grammy Awards.

Record Of The Year

Irreplaceable, Beyoncé
The Pretender, Foo Fighters
Umbrella, Rihanna Featuring Jay-Z
What Goes Around…Comes Around, Justin Timberlake
Rehab, Amy Winehouse (My vote)

Album Of The Year

Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace, Foo Fighters
These Days, Vince Gill
River: The Joni Letters, Herbie Hancock
Graduation, Kanye West
(My vote)
Back To Black, Amy Winehouse

Song Of The Year

Before He Cheats
Hey There Delilah
(My vote)
Like A Star
Umbrella (are you kidding me?)

Best New Artist

Taylor Swift
Amy Winehouse
(My vote)

Best Female Pop Vocal Performance

Candyman, Christina Aguilera (My vote)
1234, Feist
Big Girls Don't Cry, Fergie
(My vote)
Say It Right, Nelly Furtado
Rehab, Amy Winehouse

Best Male Pop Vocal Performance

Everything, Michael Bublé (My vote)
Belief, John Mayer (My vote)
Dance Tonight, Paul McCartney
Amazing, Seal
What Goes Around...Comes Around, Justin Timberlake
(oh my gawwdd...are you serious? His vocal sounds like its coming out of a machine)

Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals

(You Want To) Make A Memory, Bon Jovi
Home, Daughtry
Makes Me Wonder, Maroon 5
(My vote)
Hey There Delilah, Plain White T's
Window In The Skies, U2
(Why am i not surprised if these people win? Group of OLD rockers.yawwnnn..)

Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals

Steppin' Out, Tony Bennett & Christina Aguilera
Beautiful Liar, Beyoncé & Shakira
Gone Gone Gone (Done Moved On), Robert Plant & Alison Krauss
The Sweet Escape, Gwen Stefani & Akon
(My vote)
Give It To Me, Timbaland Featuring Nelly Furtado & Justin Timberlake (My vote)

Best Pop Instrumental Performance

Off The Grid, Beastie Boys
Paris Sunrise #7, Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals
Over The Rainbow, Dave Koz
One Week Last Summer, Joni Mitchell
Simple Pleasures, Spyro Gyra

Best Pop Instrumental Album

The Mix-Up, Beastie Boys
Italia, Chris Botti
At The Movies, Dave Koz
Good To Go-Go, Spyro Gyra
Roundtrip, Kirk Whalum

Best Pop Vocal Album

Lost Highway, Bon Jovi
The Reminder, Feist
It Won't Be Soon Before Long, Maroon 5
(My vote)
Memory Almost Full, Paul McCartney (If he wins, its a sympathy win..old dying people usually win)
Back To Black, Amy Winehouse (My vote)

Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals

It's Not Over, Daughtry (My vote)
Working Class Hero, Green Day
If Everyone Cared, Nickelback
Instant Karma, U2
Icky Thump, The White Stripes

Best Rock Album

Daughtry, Daughtry
Revival, John Fogerty
Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace, Foo Fighters
Magic, Bruce Springsteen
Sky Blue Sky, Wilco

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance

Just Fine, Mary J. Blige
When I See You, Fantasia
No One, Alicia Keys
(Who else right?)
If I Have My Way, Chrisette Michele
Hate On Me, Jill Scott

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

Woman, Raheem DeVaughn
B.U.D.D.Y., Musiq Soulchild
Because Of You, Ne-Yo
Future Baby Mama, Prince
Please Don't Go, Tank

Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals

Same Girl, R. Kelly Featuring Usher
Disrespectful, Chaka Khan Featuring Mary J. Blige
Hate That I Love You, Rihanna Featuring Ne-Yo
(My vote)
Baby, Angie Stone Featuring Betty Wright
Bartender, T-Pain Featuring Akon

Best R&B Album

Funk This, Chaka Khan
Lost & Found, Ledisi
Luvanmusiq, Musiq Soulchild
The Real Thing, Jill Scott
Sex, Love & Pain, Tank

Best Contemporary R&B Album

Konvicted, Akon (My vote)
Just Like You, Keyshia Cole
Fantasia, Fantasia
East Side Story, Emily King
Because Of You, Ne-Yo

Best Rap Solo Performance

The People, Common
I Get Money, 50 Cent
(My vote)
Show Me What You Got, Jay-Z
Big Things Poppin' (Do It), T.I.
Stronger, Kanye West
(My vote)

Best Rap Performance By A Duo Or Group

Southside, Common Featuring Kanye West (My vote)
Make It Rain, Fat Joe Featuring Lil Wayne
Party Like A Rockstar, Shop Boyz
Int'l Players Anthem (I Choose You), UGK Featuring OutKast
Better Than I've Ever Been, Kanye West, Nas & KRS-One

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

I Wanna Love You, Akon Featuring Snoop Dogg
Kiss, Kiss, Chris Brown & T-Pain
Let It Go, Keyshia Cole Featuring Missy Elliott & Lil' Kim
Umbrella, Rihanna Featuring Jay-Z
(My vote)
Good Life, Kanye West Featuring T-Pain

Best Rap Song

Ayo Technology
Big Things Poppin' (Do It)
Can't Tell Me Nothing
Crank That (Soulja Boy)
Good Life

Best Rap Album

Finding Forever, Common
Kingdom Come, Jay-Z
Hip Hop Is Dead, Nas
T.I. vs T.I.P., T.I.
Graduation, Kanye West
(My vote)

Best Female Country Vocal Performance

Simple Love, Alison Krauss
Famous In A Small Town, Miranda Lambert
Nothin' Better To Do, LeAnn Rimes
Before He Cheats, Carrie Underwood
(My vote)
Heaven, Heartache And The Power Of Love, Trisha Yearwood

Best Male Country Vocal Performance

Long Trip Alone, Dierks Bentley
A Woman's Love, Alan Jackson
If You're Reading This, Tim McGraw
Give It Away, George Strait
Stupid Boy, Keith Urban

Best Country Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals

Proud Of The House We Built, Brooks & Dunn
How Long, Eagles
Moments, Emerson Drive
Lucky Man, Montgomery Gentry
Sweet Memories, The Time Jumpers

Best Country Song

Before He Cheats
Give It Away
I Need You
If You're Reading This
Long Trip Alone