52nd Grammy Awards Nominees Revealed

Beyoncé, Lady Gaga and Taylor Swift are the frontrunners in next year's Grammy nominees.

Beyoncé received 10 Grammy nods, including Album of the Year for “I Am… Sasha Fierce.” Teen sensation Taylor Swift received eight nominations including Album of the Year for “Fearless.” Lady Gaga, on the other hand, got 5 nods including Album of the Year for “The Fame.”

Here’s the list of nominees for the 52nd Grammy Awards:

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

The Grammys is happening on January 31, 2010 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

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