the grammy nominations are out and some of my favorite songs and artists are up for awards! i honestly won’t be able to predict any of the winners because i’m not familiar with some of the songs nominated. i do wish my faves win though. i italicized my faves in some categories…

Record of the Year

  • Chasing Pavements, Adele
  • Viva La Vida, Coldplay
  • Bleeding Love, Leona Lewis
  • Paper Planes, M.I.A
  • Please Read the Letter, Robert Plant & Allison Kraus

Album of the Year

  • Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends, Coldplay
  • Tha Carter III, Lil Wayne
  • Year of the Gentleman, Ne-Yo !!!!!
  • Raising Sand, Rober Plant & Alison Krauss
  • In Rainbows, Radiohead

Song of the Year

  • American Boy, Estelle feat. Kanye West
  • Chasing Pavements, Adele
  • I’m Yours, Jason Mraz
  • Love Song, Sara Bareilles
  • Viva La Vida, Coldplay

Best New Artist

  • Adele
  • Duffy
  • Jonas Brothers
  • Lady Antebellum
  • Jazmine Sullivan

Best Female Pop Vocal Performance

  • Chasing Pavements, Adele
  • Love Song, Sara Bareilles
  • Mercy, Duffy
  • Bleeding Love, Leona Lewis
  • I Kissed A Girl, Katy Perry
  • So What, Pink

* this is a hard category for me because i love all the songs here. i hope sara bareilles wins here though.

Best Male Pop Vocal Performance

  • All Summer Long, Kid Rock
  • Say, John Mayer
  • That Was Me, Paul McCartney
  • I’m Yours, Jason Mraz
  • Closer, Ne-Yo !!!!!
  • Wichita Lineman, James Taylor

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance

  • Me, Myself and I, Beyonce
  • Heaven Sent, Keyshia Cole
  • Spotlight, Jennifer Hudson
  • Superwoman, Alicia Keys
  • Need U Bad, Jazmine Sullivan

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

  • You’re the Only One, Eric Benet
  • Take You Down, Chris Brown
  • Miss Independent, Ne-Yo
  • Can’t Help But Wait, Plies
  • Here I Stand, Usher

* this is another category which is hard for me. i really hope plies wins for can’t help but wait ‘coz it’s a beautiful song.

Best R&B Song

  • Bust Your Windows, Jazmine Sullivan
  • Customer, Raheem DeVaughn
  • Heaven Sent, Keyshia Cole
  • Miss Independent, Ne-Yo !!!!!
  • Spotlight, Jennifer Hudson

wow, adele got lots of nods from the grammy academy. i haven’t really listened to the other songs from her album but i love chasing pavements. i’m really happy sara bareilles was nominated. those of you who know me know how much i love her. i really hope she wins a grammy. 🙂 ne-yo got lots of nods too. i wish he wins most. i really love his songs, great lyrics and beats. i’m psyched for the grammy’s. woot! 🙂