SONY MUSIC ARTISTS NOMINATED AT THE 2012 GRAMMY AWARDS

Congratulations to Sony Music artists nominated at the 2012 Grammy Awards! The 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards will be held on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012 (US) at Staples Center in Los Angeles. See full list of nominees at http://www.grammy.com/nominees

Album Of The Year
Wasting Light – Foo Fighters

Best New Artist
J. Cole

Best Pop Solo Performance
F***in’ Perfect – Pink

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
Body And Soul – Tony Bennett & Amy Winehouse | Track from: Duets II
Pumped Up Kicks – Foster The People | Track from: Torches

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
Duets II – Tony Bennett & Various Artists
The Gift – Susan Boyle
In Concert On Broadway – Harry Connick Jr.
What Matters Most – Barbra Streisand Sings The Lyrics Of Alan And Marilyn Bergman – Barbra Streisand

Best Rock Performance
Walk – Foo Fighters | Track from: Wasting Light

Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance
White Limo – Foo Fighters | Track from: Wasting Light

Best Rock Song
Walk – Foo Fighters, songwriters (Foo Fighters) | Track from: Wasting Light

Best Rock Album
Wasting Light – Foo Fighters
Come Around Sundown – Kings Of Leon

Best Alternative Music Album
Torches – Foster The People

Best Traditional R&B Performance
Radio Message – R. Kelly | Track from: Love Letter
Good Man – Raphael Saadiq | Track from: Stone Rollin’

Best R&B Performance
Far Away – Marsha Ambrosius | Track from: Late Nights & Early Mornings
You Are – Charlie Wilson | Track from: Just Charlie

Best R&B Song
Far Away – Marsha Ambrosius | Track from: Late Nights & Early Mornings
You Are – Charlie Wilson | Track from: Just Charlie

Best R&B Album
F.A.M.E. – Chris Brown
Love Letter – R. Kelly

Best Rap Performance
Look At Me Now – Chris Brown, Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes | Track from: F.A.M.E.

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
Party – Beyoncé & André 3000 | Track from: 4

Best Rap Song
Look At Me Now – Jean Baptiste, Chris Brown, Ryan Buendia, Trevor Smith, Dwayne Carter, Jr. & Wesley Pentz, songwriters (Chris Brown, Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes) | Track from: F.A.M.E.

Best Long Form Music Video
I Am…World TourBeyoncé
Back And Forth – Foo Fighters
Talihina Sky: The Story Of Kings Of Leon – Kings Of Leon
Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels Of A Tribe Called Quest – A Tribe Called Quest

Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media
Glee: The Music, Volume 4
Burlesque – Christina Aguilera

Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media
Black Swan – Clint Mansell (composer)

Best Song Written For Visual Media
You Haven’t Seen The Last Of Me (From Burlesque) – Diane Warren, Songwriter. Performed by Cher

Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s)
Who Can I Turn To 9When Nobody Needs Me) – Jorge Calandrelli (arranger) Performed by Tony Bennett & Queen Latifah | Track from Duets II
The Windmills Of Your Mind – William A. Ross (Arranger) Performed by Barbra Streisand | Track from What Matters Most – Barbra Streisand Sings The Lyrics of Alan and Marilyn Bergman.

Best Country Solo Performance
Mama’s Song – Carrie Underwood | Track from: Play On

Best Gospel Album
Something Big – Mary Mary

Best Latin Pop, Rock, Or Urban Album
Entren Los Que Quieran – Calle 13

 

*Adele – not added on the list since she’s not under Sony Music here in the Philippines.

SONY MUSIC ARTISTS WINS AT AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS 2010

Congratulations to Sony Music artists who won at the 2010 AMA + the awesome performances of Xtina, Usher, NKOTBSB & more‼

2010 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS WINNERS

COUNTRY MUSIC
Favorite Male Artist: Brad Paisley
Favorite Album: Carrie Underwood (Play On)
SOUL/RHYTHM & BLUES MUSIC
Favorite Male Artist: Usher
Favorite Album: Usher (Raymond v. Raymond)

SOUNDTRACKS
Favorite Album: Glee: The Music, Volume 3 The Showstoppers

LATIN MUSIC
Favorite Artist: Shakira

◄WATCH PERFORMANCES BELOW►

KE$HA http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2MAJK0UjAYU
SANTANA ft Gavin Rosdale http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XbO-i2whGIQ
USHER http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vGYHGd3QPlw
P!NK http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NkKuczUO7NY
CHRISTINA AGUILERA http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1652768/20101121/aguilera_christina.jhtml
BACKSTREET BOYS & NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BxxSZVU4qX4

Visit http://abc.go.com/shows/american-music-awards/winners
for the full list of winners!

SONY MUSIC RECEIVES 19 AMA NOMINATIONS

Big congratulations to the following Sony Music’s artists who are nominated in this years AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS which will air live in the US on November 21st, 8pm on ABC.

USHER

POP or ROCK MUSIC
Favorite Male Artist
SOUL/RHYTHM & BLUES MUSIC
Favorite Album for Usher’s Raymond v. Raymond
and Favorite Male Artist

KE$HA

POP or ROCK MUSIC
Favorite Female Artist
ARTIST OF THE YEAR
T-Mobile Breakthrough Artist Nominations

TRAIN

POP or ROCK MUSIC
Favorite Band, Duo or Group
ADULT CONTEMPORARY MUSIC
Favorite Artist

CARRIE UNDERWOOD

COUNTRY MUSIC
Favorite Female Artist
and Favorite Album

ALICIA KEYS

SOUL/RHYTHM & BLUES MUSIC
Favorite Female Artist and
Favorite Album for The Element of Freedom

CHRIS BROWN

SOUL/RHYTHM & BLUES MUSIC
Favorite Male Artist

SADE

SOUL/RHYTHM & BLUES MUSIC
Favorite Female Artist and
Favorite Album for Soldier of Love

GLEE

SOUNDTRACKS
Favorite Album for Glee: The Music, Volume 3 Showstoppers

AC/DC

SOUNDTRACKS
Favorite Album for Iron Man 2

SHAKIRA

LATIN MUSIC
Favorite Artist

MIKE POSNER

T-Mobile Breakthrough Artist Nomination


The 2010 American Music Awards Airs Live
Sunday November 21st At 8PM EST On ABC
For a complete list of all the 2010 AMA nominees click HERE

SONY MUSIC RECEIVED 31 AWARDS AT THE 52ND GRAMMY

Congratulations to Sony Music Entertainment artists who received a total of 31 awards at the 52nd Annual GRAMMY® awards held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Calif.

Beyoncé makes GRAMMY® history for winning 6 awards which is a record for a female artist in the history of the show.

Here’s the complete list of Sony Music winners:

RECORD OF THE YEAR

Use Somebody / Kings Of Leon

SONG OF THE YEAR

Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) / Beyoncé

BEST FEMALE POP VOCAL PERFORMANCE

Halo / Beyoncé

BEST SOLO ROCK VOCAL PERFORMANCE

Working On A Dream / Bruce Springsteen

BEST ROCK PERFORMANCE BY A DUO OR GROUP WITH VOCALS

Use Somebody / Kings Of Leon

BEST HARD ROCK PERFORMANCE

War Machine / AC/DC

BEST METAL PERFORMANCE

Dissident Aggressor / Judas Priest

BEST ROCK SONG

Use Somebody / Kings Of Leon

BEST FEMALE R&B VOCAL PERFORMANCE

Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) / Beyoncé

BEST MALE R&B VOCAL PERFORMANCE

Pretty Wings / Maxwell

BEST R&B PERFORMANCE BY A DUO OR GROUP WITH VOCALS

Blame It / Jamie Foxx & T-Pain

BEST TRADITIONAL R&B VOCAL PERFORMANCE

At Last / Beyoncé

BEST R&B SONG

Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) / Beyoncé

BEST R&B ALBUM

Blacksummers’ Night / Maxwell

BEST CONTEMPORARY R&B ALBUM

I Am… Sasha Fierce / Beyoncé

BEST COUNTRY COLLABORATION WITH VOCALS

I Told You So / Carrie Underwood & Randy Travis

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CARRIE UNDERWOOD PLAYS ON

Carrie Underwood’s career is the stuff of dreams. Possessed of that rarest of combination–undeniable talent, an extraordinary work ethic, and girl-next-door likeability–she blossomed as a national phenomenon before tens of millions of viewers by winning American Idol, captivated by both her vocal talent and personality. The artistic growth that has accompanied her subsequent rise into the upper reaches of the entertainment world has placed her among the foremost artists of her generation.

Her love for music is evident throughout her third album, “Play On,” as is her arrival as a mature artist, confident, fully in command of her extraordinary vocal skills, and tackling a wider artistic range both lyrically and musically. Equally important, in co-writing seven of the CD’s thirteen songs, she emerges as a songwriter of real depth, opening a wider window into her creativity and allowing her fans their most intimate look at Carrie the artist and person.

“Play On” brings her songwriting work to fruition. The public’s first glimpse came with Play On’s first single, “Cowboy Casanova,” which Carrie co-wrote with Mike Elizondo and Brett James. The song, with its high-energy look at “a snake with blue eyes” roared into the Top 10 in just four weeks.
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