‘Twilight’, Kings of Leon are now Grammy nominated!

And the winner is…

 

Last night, the nominations for the The 52nd Annual Grammy Awards were announced!  Let’s see who some of the big hitters are!

  • 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.)

      • Use Somebody
        Kings Of Leon
        Jacquire King & Angelo Petraglia, producers; Jacquire King, engineer/mixer
        [RCA 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.)

      • Use Somebody
        Caleb Followill, Jared Followill, Matthew Followill & Nathan Followill, songwriters (Kings Of Leon)
        [RCA Records; Publishers: Martha Street Music/Songs of Combustion Music/Music of Windswept, Followill Music/Songs of Combustion Music/Music of Windswept, McFearless Music/Bug Music, Coffee, Tea or Me Publishing/Bug Music.]
  • 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.)

      • The Ting Tings
  • Category 11
    •  
      • Best Pop Vocal Album
        (For albums containing 51% or more playing time of VOCAL tracks.)

        • All I Ever Wanted
          Kelly Clarkson
          [RCA Records / 19 Recordings LLC./ S Records]
  • Category 16
    •  
      • Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals
        (For duo, group or collaborative performances, with vocals. Singles or Tracks only.)
      • Use Somebody
        Kings Of Leon
        [RCA Records]
  • Category 20
    • Best Rock Song
      (A Songwriter(s) Award. Includes Rock, Hard Rock & Metal songs. For Song Eligibility Guidelines see Category #3. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.)

      • Use Somebody
        Caleb Followill, Jared Followill, Matthew Followill & Nathan Followill, songwriters (Kings Of Leon)
        [RCA Records; Publishers: Martha Street Music/Songs of Combustion Music/Music of Windswept, Followill Music/Songs of Combustion Music/Music of Windswept, McFearless Music/Bug Music, Coffee, Tea or Me Publishing/Bug Music.]
  • Category 22
    • Best Alternative Music Album
      (Vocal or Instrumental.)

      • The Open Door
        Death Cab For Cutie
        [Atlantic]  
  • Category 23
    • Best Female R&B Vocal Performance
      (For a solo vocal performance. Singles or Tracks only.)
    • Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
      Beyoncé [saymmmkay’s note:  I’m dedicating this one to @PeterFacinelli LOL]
      Track from: I Am… Sasha Fierce
      [Music World Music/Columbia]
  • Category 28
    • Best R&B Song
      (A Songwriter(s) Award. For Song Eligibility Guidelines see Category #3. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.)

      • Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
        Thaddis Harrell, Beyoncé Knowles, Terius Nash & Christopher Stewart, songwriters (Beyoncé) [
        saymmmkay’s note:  see last note LOL] Track from: I Am… Sasha Fierce
        [Music World Music / Columbia; Publishers: Songs of Peer/March 9th Publishing, 2082 Music/WB Music Publishing, Sony/ATV Tunes, Suga Wuga Music, B-Day Publishing/EMI April Music.]
  • Category 81
    • Best Compilation Soundtrack Album For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media
      (Award to the Artist(s) and/or Producer(s) of a majority of the tracks on the album, or to the individual(s) actively responsible for the concept and musical direction and for the selection of artists, songs and producers, as applicable.)
    • True Blood
      (Various Artists)
      [Elektra]
    • Twilight
      (Various Artists)
      [Summit Ent./Chop Shop/Atlantic]
  • Category 83
    • Best Song Written For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media
      (A Songwriter(s) award. For a song (melody & lyrics) written specifically for a motion picture, television or other visual media, and released for the first time during the Eligibility Year. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.)
    • Decode (From Twilight)
      Josh Farro, Hayley Williams & Taylor York, songwriters (Paramore)
      [Summit Ent./Chop Shop/Atlantic; Publishers: WB Music Corp/But Father, I Just Want To Sing Music/Josh’s Music/FBR Music, Meaux Hits/Hunterboro Music, Rimutaka Music.]

 

Congratulations to all the nominees!  To view the complete list of all the nominees for this year, please check out the official site!

 

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