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2009 Sony/ATV (Michael Jackson) Grammy Nominees


 

Dec 05, 2008



The following is a list of 2009 Sony/ATV Grammy Nominees for the 51st Annual Grammy Awards…

Album Of The Year

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]

Song Of The Year

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

Best New Artist

Jonas Brothers

Best Female Pop Vocal Performance

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

Best Male Pop Vocal Performance

Say
John Mayer
Track from: Continuum
[Columbia]

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

Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals

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

Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals

Rich Woman
Robert Plant & Alison Krauss
Track from: Raising Sand
[Rounder]

Best Pop Vocal Album

Spirit
Leona Lewis
[J Records/SYCO Music]

Best Dance Recording

Just Dance
Lady Gaga & Colby O’Donis
RedOne, producer; Robert Orton, mixer
[Streamline/Interscope/Kon Live]

Disturbia
Rihanna
Brian Kennedy, producer; Phil Tan, mixer
Track from: Good Girl Gone Bad: Reloaded
[Def Jam]

Best Electronic/Dance Album

Bring Ya To The Brink
Cyndi Lauper
[Epic]

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

Noël
Josh Groban
[143/Reprise]

Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance

Gravity
John Mayer
Track from: Where The Light Is — Live In Los Angeles
[Columbia]

I Saw Her Standing There
Paul McCartney
Track from: Amoeba’s Secret
[Hear Music/MPL Communications Ltd.]

Rise
Eddie Vedder
[J Records]


Best Female R&B Vocal Performance

Spotlight
Jennifer Hudson
[Arista]

Superwoman
Alicia Keys
Track from: As I Am
[J Records]

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

Miss Independent
Ne-Yo
Track from: Year Of The Gentleman
[Def Jam/Compound]

Can’t Help But Wait
Trey Songz
Track from: Trey Day
[Atlantic]

Here I Stand
Usher
Track from: Here I Stand
[LaFace]

Best R&B Song

Miss Independent
M.S. Eriksen, T.E. Hermansen & S. Smith, songwriters (Ne-Yo)
Track from: Year Of The Gentleman
[Def Jam/Compound; Publishers: Pen In The Ground Publishing, Universal Music-Z Tunes]

Spotlight
Mikkel S. Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen & Shaffer Smith, songwriters (Jennifer Hudson)
[Arista Records; Publishers: Super Sayin’ Publishing/Universal Music-Z Songs, Sony/ATV Tunes, EMI Music Publishing]

Best R&B Album

Motown: A Journey Through Hitsville USA
Boyz II Men
[Decca Records]

Jennifer Hudson
Jennifer Hudson
[Arista Records]

Best Contemporary R&B Album

Growing Pains
Mary J. Blige
[Geffen]

Back Of My Lac’
J. Holiday
[Capitol Records]

First Love
Karina
[Def Jam]

Year Of The Gentleman
Ne-Yo
[Def Jam/Compound]

Fearless
Jazmine Sullivan
[J Records]

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

Low
Flo Rida Featuring T-Pain
Track from: Mail On Sunday
[Poe Boy/Atlantic]

Best Rap Song

Low
T. Dillard, M. Humphrey & T-Pain, songwriters (Flo Rida Featuring T-Pain)
Track from: Mail On Sunday
[Poe Boy/Atlantic; Publishers: E-Class Publishing/Top Quality Publishing/NappyPub Music/Zomba Songs]

Best Rap Album

Tha Carter III
Lil Wayne
[Cash Money/Universal Motown]

The Cool
Lupe Fiasco
[1st & 15th/Atlantic]

Nas
Nas
[Def Jam]

Best Female Country Vocal Performance

This Is Me You’re Talking To
Trisha Yearwood
Track from: Heaven, Heartache And The Power Of Love
[Big Machine]

Best Male Country Vocal Performance

Troubadour
George Strait
Track from: Troubadour
[MCA Nashville]

Best Country Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals

God Must Be Busy
Brooks & Dunn
Track from: Cowboy Town
[Arista Nashville]

Best Country Collaboration With Vocals

House Of Cash
George Strait & Patty Loveless
Track from: Troubadour
[MCA Nashville]

Best Country Song

Dig Two Graves
Ashley Gorley & Bob Regan, songwriters (Randy Travis)
Track from: Around The Bend
[Warner Bros.; Publishers: Songs of Combustion Music, Music of Windswept/Famous Music, Mt. Tallac Music]

Best Country Album

Troubadour
George Strait
[MCA Nashville]

Around The Bend
Randy Travis
[Warner Bros.]

Heaven, Heartache And The Power Of Love
Trisha Yearwood
[Big Machine]

Best Latin Pop Album

Palabras Del Silencio
Luis Fonsi
[Universal Music Latino]

Best Latin Urban Album

La Sinfonia
La Sinfonia
[Norte/Sony BMG]


Best Regional Mexican Album

A Puro Dolor
Nadia
[Warner Music Latina]

Best Contemporary Folk/Americana Album

Raising Sand
Robert Plant & Alison Krauss
[Rounder Records]

All I Intended To Be
Emmylou Harris
[Nonesuch Records]

Best Comedy Album

Flight Of The Conchords
Flight Of The Conchords
[Sub Pop]


Best Compilation Soundtrack Album For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media

American Gangster
(Various Artists)
[Def Jam]

Juno
(Various Artists)
[Fox Music/Rhino]

Best Song Written For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media

Say (From The Bucket List)
John Mayer, songwriter (John Mayer)
Track from: Continuum
[Aware/Columbia; Publishers: Sony/ATV Tunes, Specific Harm Music]

Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical

Closer (StoneBridge Radio Edit)
StoneBridge, remixer (Ne-Yo)
[Def Jam]


Best Classical Contemporary Composition

Mr. Tambourine Man: Seven Poems Of Bob Dylan
John Corigliano (JoAnn Falletta)
Track from: Corigliano: Mr. Tambourine Man: Seven Poems Of Bob Dylan
[Naxos]

Best Long Form Music Video

Where The Light Is — Live In Los Angeles
John Mayer
Danny Clinch, video director; Lindha Narvaez, video producer
[Columbia]

Good Girl Gone Bad Live

Rihanna


Paul Caslin, video director; John Paveley, Ruth Paveley & Rupert Style, video producers


[D
ef Jam/SRP Records/Mercury Music Group/Universal Music]

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