SONY MUSIC ARTISTS EARN NOMINATIONS AT THE 53RD GRAMMY AWARDS!

Sony Music Entertainment artists received numerous GRAMMY nominations from the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS) . The 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards ceremony will be held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Calif. on Sunday, February 13, 2011.

 

Following is a list of Sony Music’s nominees:

Song Of The Year
BEG STEAL OR BORROW | Ray LaMontagne
THE HOUSE THAT BUILT ME | Miranda Lambert

Best Female Pop Vocal Performance
KING OF ANYTHING | Sara Bareilles
HALO (LIVE) | Beyoncé

Best Male Pop Vocal Performance
THIS IS IT | Michael Jackson
WHATAYA WANT FROM ME | Adam Lambert
HALF OF MY HEART | John Mayer

Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals
DON’T STOP BELIEVIN’ (REGIONALS VERSION) | Glee Cast
BABYFATHER | Sade
HEY, SOUL SISTER (LIVE) | Train

Best Pop Vocal Album
I DREAMED A DREAM | Susan Boyle
BATTLE STUDIES | John Mayer

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
THE GREATEST LOVE SONGS OF ALL TIME | Barry Manilow
LET IT BE ME: MATHIS IN NASHVILLE | Johnny Mathis
FLY ME TO THE MOON…THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK: VOLUME V | Rod Stewart
LOVE IS THE ANSWER | Barbra Streisand

Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance
CROSSROADS | John Mayer

Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals
RADIOACTIVE | Kings Of Leon

Best Hard Rock Performance
LET ME HEAR YOU SCREAM | Ozzy Osbourne

Best Metal Performance
IN YOUR WORDS | Lamb Of God
WORLD PAINTED BLOOD | Slayer

Best Rock Instrumental Performance
KUNDALINI BONFIRE | Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds

Best Rock Song
RADIOACTIVE | Kings Of Leon

Best Alternative Music Album
INFINITE ARMS | Band Of Horses
BROKEN BELLS | Broken Bells

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance
BITTERSWEET | Fantasia
EVERYTHING TO ME | Monica
HOLDING YOU DOWN (GOING IN CIRCLES) | Jazmine Sullivan

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance
THERE GOES MY BABY | Usher

Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals
TAKE MY TIME | Chris Brown & Tank
SHINE | John Legend & The Roots
SOLDIER OF LOVE | Sade

Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance
WHEN A WOMAN LOVES | R. Kelly
HANG ON IN THERE | John Legend & The Roots

Best R&B Song
BITTERSWEET | Fantasia
SHINE | John Legend & The Roots

Best R&B Album
THE LOVE & WAR MASTERPEACE | Raheem DeVaughn
BACK TO ME | Fantasia
WAKE UP! | John Legend & The Roots
STILL STANDING | Monica

Best Contemporary R&B Album
GRAFFITI | Chris Brown
UNTITLED | R. Kelly
RAYMOND V RAYMOND | Usher

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
DEUCES | Chris Brown, Tyga & Kevin McCall
WAKE UP! EVERYBODY | John Legend, The Roots, Melanie Fiona & Common

Best Female Country Vocal Performance
THE HOUSE THAT BUILT ME | Miranda Lambert
TEMPORARY HOME | Carrie Underwood

Best Male Country Vocal Performance
GETTIN’ YOU HOME | Chris Young

Best Country Song
THE HOUSE THAT BUILT ME | Tom Douglas & Allen Shamblin, songwriters (Miranda Lambert)

Best Country Album
REVOLUTION | Miranda Lambert

Click read more to see the rest of the nominees

Best Gospel Performance
YOU HOLD MY WORLD | Israel Houghton

Best Rock Or Rap Gospel Album
FOR THOSE WHO WAIT | Fireflight

Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album
LOVE GOD. LOVE PEOPLE. | Israel Houghton

Best Traditional Gospel Album
HERE I AM | Marvin Sapp

Best Contemporary R&B Gospel Album
LOVE UNSTOPPABLE | Fred Hammond

Best Latin Pop Album
BOLETO DE ENTRADA | Kany Garcia
OTRA COSA | Julieta Venegas

Best Latin Rock, Alternative Or Urban Album
AMOR VINCIT OMNIA | Draco

Best Tropical Latin Album
SIN SALSA NO HAY PARAISO | El Gran Combo De Puerto Rico
IRREPETIBLE | Gilberto Santa Rosa

Best Norteño Album
CLASSIC | Intocable
NI HOY NI MAÑANA | Gerardo Ortiz

Best Contemporary Blues Album
LIVING PROOF | Buddy Guy

Best Contemporary Folk Album
GOD WILLIN’ & THE CREEK DON’T RISE | Ray LaMontagne And The Pariah Dogs

Best Comedy Album
Weapons Of Self Destruction | Robin Williams

Best Musical Show Album
Promises, Promises | David Caddick & David Lai, producers (Burt Bacharach, composer; Hal David, lyricist) (New Broadway Cast With Sean Hayes, Kristin Chenoweth & Others)

Best Compilation Soundtrack Album For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media
Glee: The Music, Volume 1 | Glee Cast

Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s)
Based On A Thousand True Stories | Vince Mendoza, arranger (Silje Nergaard & Metropole Orchestra Strings)

Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical
Battle Studies | Michael H. Brauer, Joe Ferla, Chad Franscoviak & Manny Marroquin, engineers (John Mayer)
God Willin’ & The Creek Don’t Rise | Ryan Freeland, engineer (Ray LaMontagne And The Pariah Dogs)

Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical
1. BATTLE STUDIES
Michael H. Brauer, Joe Ferla, Chad Franscoviak & Manny Marroquin, engineers (John Mayer)
4. GOD WILLIN’ & THE CREEK DON’T RISE
Ryan Freeland, engineer (Ray LaMontagne And The Pariah Dogs)

Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical
1. ROB CAVALLO
• Music Again (Adam Lambert) (T)
• Soaked (Adam Lambert) (T)
• Sure Fire Winners (Adam Lambert) (T)
• Time For Miracles (Adam Lambert) (T)

2. DANGER MOUSE
• Broken Bells (Broken Bells) (A)

3. DR. LUKE
• For Your Entertainment (Adam Lambert) (T)
• Hungover (Kesha) (T)
• Kiss N Tell (Kesha) (T)
• Take It Off (Kesha) (T)
• Your Love Is My Drug (Kesha) (T)

4. REDONE
• More (Usher) (T)

5. THE SMEEZINGTONS (BRUNO MARS, PHILIP LAWRENCE, ARI LEVINE
• Bow Chicka Wow Wow (Mike Posner) (T)
• Island Queen (Sean Kingston) (T)

Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical
Axel Hedfors & Dragan Roganovic, remixers (The Temper Trap)

Producer Of The Year, Classical
DAVID FROST

Best Choral Performance
BACH: CANTATAS
Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor; Erwin Ortner, chorusmaster (Bernarda Fink, Gerald Finley, Christian Gerhaher, Werner Güra, Julia Kleiter, Christine Schäfer, Anton Scharinger & Kurt Streit; Concentus Musicau Wien; Arnold Schoenberg Chor)

Best Classical Crossover Album
Roots – My Life, My Song
Jessye Norman (Ira Coleman, Steve Johns, Mike Lovatt, Mark Markham & Martin Williams)

Click HERE for the full list of nominees

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