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 HONORED AT THE 53RD GRAMMY AWARDS (2011)

Congratulations to all of the Sony Music Entertainment artists who won earlier at the 53rd Annual GRAMMY awards. Check out the list below:

Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals
* HEY, SOUL SISTER (LIVE) | Train

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance
* BITTERSWEET | Fantasia
Track from: Back To Me

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance
* THERE GOES MY BABY | Usher
Track from: Raymond V Raymond

Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals
* SOLDIER OF LOVE | Sade
Track from: Soldier Of Love

Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance
* HANG ON IN THERE | John Legend & The Roots
Track from: Wake Up!

Best R&B Song
* SHINE | John Stephens, songwriter (John Legend & The Roots)
Track from: Wake Up!

Best R&B Album
* WAKE UP! | John Legend & The Roots

Best Contemporary R&B Album
* RAYMOND V RAYMOND | Usher

Best Female Country Vocal Performance
* THE HOUSE THAT BUILT ME | Miranda Lambert
Track from: Revolution

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

Best Norteño Album
* CLASSIC | Intocable

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 Engineered Album, Non-Classical
* Battle Studies | Michael H. Brauer, Joe Ferla, Chad Franscoviak & Manny Marroquin, engineers
(John Mayer)

Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical
* DANGER MOUSE | Broken Bells

Producer Of The Year, Classical
* DAVID FROST

To see the complete list of winners go to: www.grammy.com

Grab a copy of the all-hit 2011 Grammy Nominees CD which is now available at Astroplus, Astrovisio, Odyssey, O Music, Fullybooked, Landmark and SM Record Bars.

THE 2011 GRAMMY NOMINEES ALBUM OUT NOW

Sony Music releases the 2011 GRAMMY® Nominees album, the 17th edition of the best-selling series, which highlights artists and songs nominated for the 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards®.

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It features 19 songs which are the current hits like Cee Lo Green’s “Forget You”, “Nothin’ On You” by B.o.B feat Bruno Mars, “California Gurls” by Katy Perry, Lady Gaga and Beyonce’s “Telephone”, “Love The Way You Lie” by Eminem feat. Rihanna, Lady Antebellum’s “Need You Now”, “Whattaya Want From Me” by Adam Lambert, John Mayer’s “Half Of My Heart”, “Haven’t Met You Yet” by Michael Buble, Bruno Mars’ “Just The Way You Are”, “This Is It” by Michael Jackson, Train’s “Hey, Soul Sister (Live)”, “Misery” by Maroon 5, Glee Cast’s version of “Don’t Stop Believin’” and many more.

“The exceptional mix of recordings contained on this preeminent compilation provides an incredible playlist from some of this year’s remarkable and talented GRAMMY nominees,” said Neil Portnow, President/CEO of The Recording Academy. “With 19 diverse selections, the nominee’s album offers quality recordings for all music fans. We are proud and excited to, for the first time, collaborate with Jive Records on this project and we look forward to another successful chart-topping GRAMMY album.”

“The 2011 GRAMMY Nominees album showcases some of the year’s best artists and songs from all genres and we’re honored to partner with The Recording Academy to release this compilation of the signature songs from the past year,” said Ivan Gavin, COO of the RCA/JIVE Label Group. “In addition to offering great music, the collection also gives music fans the opportunity to support MusiCares and the GRAMMY Foundation — two charities that benefit the artistic community.”

The album includes many of the most widely recognized GRAMMY categories with 19 tracks representing nominees for Record Of The Year, Album Of The Year, Song Of The Year, Best Male Pop Vocal Performance, and Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals. The album is made possible by a special arrangement with all of the major music distribution companies and rotates labels from year to year.

The 2011 GRAMMY® Nominees album is now out in CDs at leading record stores under Sony Music.

THE GRAMMY AWARDS 2011 NOMINEES CD OUT JAN25

Grammy Recordings as partnered with Jive Records to release 2011 Grammy Nominees album, the 17th edition of the best-selling series, which highlights artists and songs nominated for the 53 Annual GRAMMY Awards.  The 19 song collection will be available January 25th and the GRAMMY Awards will be held Sunday, Feb 13th at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles and will be broadcast on CBS in the US. Check out the commercial spot below and complete track listing.

2011 GRAMMY Nominees Album Track list:

  1. CEE LO GREEN/Forget You
  2. B.o.B FEAT. BRUNO MARS/Nothin’ On You
  3. KATY PERRY FEAT. SNOOP DOGG/California Gurls
  4. LADY GAGA FEAT. BEYONCÉ/Telephone
  5. EMINEM FEAT. RIHANNA/Love The Way You Lie
  6. LADY ANTEBELLUM/Need You Now
  7. ARCADE FIRE/Ready To Start
  8. ADAM LAMBERT/Whataya Want From Me
  9. JOHN MAYER/Half Of My Heart (with Taylor Swift)
  10. MICHAEL BUBLÉ/Haven’t Met You Yet
  11. BRUNO MARS/Just The Way You Are
  12. MICHAEL JACKSON/This Is It
  13. RAY LAMONTAGNE AND THE PARIAH DOGS/Beg Steal Or Borrow
  14. MIRANDA LAMBERT/The House That Built Me
  15. SADE/Babyfather
  16. PARAMORE/The Only Exception
  17. TRAIN/Hey, Soul Sister (Live)
  18. MAROON 5/Misery
  19. GLEE CAST/Don’t Stop Believin’ (Regionals Version)

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

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