The 51st Grammy Award Nominations List

by guestofaguest · December 4, 2008

The 51st Grammy Awards Nominations List was published today and the Category for Record of the Year included 5 songs that we all know and love.  They are as follows:

Category 1

Record Of The Year (Award to the Artist and to the Producer(s), Recording Engineer(s) and/or Mixer(s), if other than the artist.)

* Chasing Pavements Adele Eg White, producer; Tom Elmhirst & Steve Price, engineers/mixers Track from: 19 [XL Recordings/Columbia]

* Viva La Vida Coldplay Markus Dravs, Brian Eno & Rik Simpson, producers; Michael Brauer & Rik Simpson, engineers/mixers Track from: Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends [Capitol Records]

* Bleeding Love Leona Lewis Simon Cowell, Clive Davis & Ryan "Alias" Tedder, producers; Craig Durrance, Phil Tan & Ryan "Alias" Tedder, engineers/mixers [J Records/SYCO Music]

* Paper Planes M.I.A Diplo, producer; Switch, engineer/mixer Track from: Kala [Interscope]

* Please Read The Letter Robert Plant & Alison Krauss T Bone Burnett, producer; Mike Piersante, engineer/mixer Track from: Raising Sand [Rounder]

Category 2

Album Of The Year (Award to the Artist(s) and to the Album Producer(s), Recording Engineer(s)/Mixer(s) & Mastering Engineer(s), if other than the artist.)

* Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends Coldplay Markus Dravs, Brian Eno & Rik Simpson, producers; Michael H. Brauer, Markus Dravs, John O'Mahoney, Rik Simpson & Andy Wallace, engineers/mixers; Bob Ludwig, mastering engineer [Capitol Records]

* Tha Carter III Lil Wayne Babyface, Brisco, Fabolous, Jay-Z, Kidd Kidd, Busta Rhymes, Juelz Santana, D. Smith, Static Major, T-Pain & Bobby Valentino, featured artists; Alchemist, David Banner, Vaushaun "Maestro" Brooks, Cool & Dre, Andrews "Drew" Correa, Shondrae "Mr. Bangladesh" Crawford, Darius "Deezle" Harrison, Jim Jonsin, Mousa, Pro Jay, Rodnae, Skillz & Play, D. Smith, Swizz Beatz, Robin Thicke, T-Pain & Kanye West, producers; Angel Aponte, Joshua Berkman, Andrew Dawson, Joe G, Darius "Deezle" Harrison, Fabian Marasciullo, Miguel Scott, Robin Thicke, Julian Vasquez & Gina Victoria, engineers/mixers; Vlado Meller, mastering engineer [Universal Motown/Cash Money]

* Year Of The Gentleman Ne-Yo Chuck Harmony, Ne-Yo, Polow Da Don, StarGate, Stereotypes, Syience, Shea Taylor & Shomari "Sho" Wilson, producers; Kirven Arrington, Jeff Chestek, Kevin "KD" Davis, Mikkel Eriksen, Jaymz Hardy Martin, III, Geno Regist, Phil Tan & Tony Terrebonne, engineers/mixers; Herb Powers, Jr., mastering engineer [Def Jam/Compound]

* Raising Sand Robert Plant & Alison Krauss T Bone Burnett, producer; Mike Piersante, engineer/mixer; Gavin Lurssen, mastering engineer [Rounder]

* In Rainbows Radiohead Nigel Godrich, producer; Nigel Godrich, Dan Grech-Marguerat, Hugo Nicolson & Richard Woodcraft, engineers/mixers; Bob Ludwig, mastering engineer [TBD Records]

Category 3

Song Of The Year (A Songwriter(s) Award. A song is eligible if it was first released or if it first achieved prominence during the Eligibility Year. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.)

* American Boy William Adams, Keith Harris, Josh Lopez, Caleb Speir, John Stephens, Estelle Swaray & Kanye West, songwriters (Estelle Featuring Kanye West) Track from: Shine [Atlantic/Homeschool; Publishers: Will.I.Am Music/Cherry River Music/Chrysalis Publishing/John Legend Publishing/Cherry River Music/Please Gimme My Publishing/EMI Blackwood Music/Larry Leron Music/Speir Music/Broke, Spoke and Gone Publishing]

* Chasing Pavements Adele Adkins & Eg White, songwriters (Adele) Track from: 19 [XL Recordings/Columbia; Publishers: Universal-Songs of Polygram Int.]

* I'm Yours Jason Mraz, songwriter (Jason Mraz) Track from: We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things. [Atlantic; Publisher: Goo Eyed Music]

* Love Song Sara Bareilles, songwriter (Sara Bareilles) Track from: Little Voice [Epic; Publisher: Tiny Bear Music]

* Viva La Vida Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland, Will Champion & Chris Martin, songwriters (Coldplay) Track from: Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends [Capitol Records; Publishers: Universal Music-MGB Songs]

Category 4

Best New Artist (For a new artist who releases, during the Eligibility Year, the first recording which establishes the public identity of that artist.)

* Adele

* Duffy

* Jonas Brothers

* Lady Antebellum

* Jazmine Sullivan

Field 1 — Pop

Category 5

Best Female Pop Vocal Performance (For a solo vocal performance. Singles or Tracks only.)

* Chasing Pavements Adele Track from: 19 [Columbia/XL]

* Love Song Sara Bareilles Track from: Little Voice [Epic]

* Mercy Duffy Track from: Rockferry [Mercury]

* Bleeding Love Leona Lewis [J Records/SYCO Music]

* I Kissed A Girl Katy Perry Track from: One Of The Boys [Capitol Records]

* So What Pink [LaFace]

Category 6

Best Male Pop Vocal Performance (For a solo vocal performance. Singles or Tracks only.)

* All Summer Long Kid Rock Track from: Rock N Roll Jesus [Atlantic]

* Say John Mayer Track from: Continuum [Columbia]

* That Was Me Paul McCartney Track from: Amoeba's Secret [Hear Music/MPL Communications Ltd.]

* I'm Yours Jason Mraz Track from: We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things. [Atlantic]

* Closer Ne-Yo Track from: Year Of The Gentleman [Def Jam/Compound Entertainment]

* Wichita Lineman James Taylor Track from: Covers [Hear Music]

Category 7

Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals (For established duos or groups, with vocals. Singles or Tracks only.)

* Viva La Vida Coldplay Track from: Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends [Capitol Records]

* Waiting In The Weeds Eagles Track from: Long Road Out Of Eden [Eagles Recording Company II]

* Going On Gnarls Barkley Track from: The Odd Couple [Downtown/Atlantic]

* Won't Go Home Without You Maroon 5 Track from: It Won't Be Soon Before Long [Octone/A&M]

* Apologize OneRepublic Track from: Dreaming Out Loud [Mosley Music/Interscope Records]