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Minggu, 18 Juli 2010

grammy awards

baru - baru ini ada awards , GRAMMY AWARDS yg ke 52 mgkn pda ketinggalan sma Grammy awards bahkan awalny pada ga tau klo ad Grammy Awards.

Grammy awards ini disengalarakan tgl 13 januari 2010 uda bbrpa bulan lalu .


Lady Gaga nynyiin " POKER FACE , SPEECHLESS & YOUR SONG " kali ini dya feat ELTON.



GREEN DAY nynyiin dgn lagu " 21 GUNS "



BEYONCE nnyiin lagu ' IF I WERE A BOY sma gatau judulnya apa 1 lg "




PINK disini plg keren kalo gw blg nnyiin " GLITTER IN THE AIR "




BLACK EUED PEAS nnyiin lagu "IMMA BE & I GOTTA FEELING "



LADY ANTEBELLUM nnyiin " NEED YOU NOW "

dan bnyk lg ada JAMMIE FOX ,SLASH , T-PAIN , TAYLOR SWIFT, USHER , CELLINE DIONE , CARRIE UNDERWORD , JENNIFER HUDSON danb nyk lg..


ini awards !

Special merit awards

MusiCares Person of the Year

* Neil Young

Lifetime Achievement Award Winners

* Leonard Cohen
* Bobby Darin (posthumous)
* David "Honeyboy" Edwards
* Michael Jackson (posthumous)
* Loretta Lynn
* André Previn
* Clark Terry

Trustees Award Winners

* Harold Bradley
* Florence Greenberg
* Walter C. Miller

Technical Grammy Award Winners

* AKG
* Thomas Alva Edison

President's Merit Award

* Doug Morris
* Kenny Burrell
* Ken Ehrlich
* Plácido Domingo

[edit] General

The following lists consist of all nominees for the awards with the winners in bold.

Album of the Year

* I Am... Sasha Fierce – Beyoncé
o Bangladesh, Ian Dench, D-Town, Toby Gad, Sean Garrett, Amanda Ghost, Jim Jonsin, Beyoncé Knowles, Rico Love, Dave McCracken, Terius Nash, Radio Killa, Stargate, Christopher Stewart, Ryan Tedder & Wayne Wilkins, producers; Jim Caruana, Mikkel S. Eriksen, Toby Gad, Kuk Harrell, Jim Jonsin, Jaycen Joshua, Dave Pensado, Radio Killa, Mark "Spike" Stent, Ryan Tedder, Brian Thomas, Marcos Továr, Miles Walker & Wayne Wilkins, engineers/mixers; Tom Coyne, mastering engineer
* The E.N.D. – Black Eyed Peas
o Apl.de.ap, Jean Baptiste, Printz Board, DJ Replay, Funkagenda, David Guetta, Keith Harris, & will.i.am, producers; Dylan Dresdow, Padraic Kerin & will.i.am, engineers/mixers; Chris Bellman, mastering engineer
* The Fame – Lady Gaga
o Flo Rida, Colby O'Donis & Space Cowboy, featured artists; Brian & Josh, Rob Fusari, Martin Kierszenbaum, RedOne & Space Cowboy, producers; 4Mil, Robert Orton, RedOne, Dave Russell & Tony Ugval, engineers/mixers; Gene Grimaldi, mastering engineer
* Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King – Dave Matthews Band
o Jeff Coffin, Tim Reynolds & Rashawn Ross, featured artists; Rob Cavallo, producer; Chris Lord-Alge & Doug McKean, engineers/mixers; Ted Jensen, mastering engineer
* Fearless – Taylor Swift
o Colbie Caillat, featured artist; Nathan Chapman & Taylor Swift, producers; Chad Carlson, Nathan Chapman & Justin Niebank, engineers/mixers; Hank Williams, mastering engineer

Record of the Year

* "Halo" – Beyoncé
o Beyoncé Knowles & Ryan Tedder, producers; Jim Caruana, Mark "Spike" Stent & Ryan Tedder, engineers/mixers
* "I Gotta Feeling" – Black Eyed Peas
o David Guetta & Frederick Riesterer, producers; will.i.am, Dylan "3-D" Dresdow & Padraic "Padlock" Kerin, engineers/mixers
* "Use Somebody" – Kings of Leon
o Jacquire King & Angelo Petraglia, producers; Jacquire King, engineer/mixer
* "Poker Face" – Lady Gaga
o Lady Gaga RedOne, producer; Robert Orton, RedOne & Dave Russell, engineers/mixers
* "You Belong With Me" – Taylor Swift
o Nathan Chapman & Taylor Swift, producers; Chad Carlson & Justin Niebank, engineers/mixers

Song of the Year

* "Poker Face" – Lady Gaga
o Lady Gaga & RedOne, songwriters
* "Pretty Wings" – Maxwell
o Hod David & Musze, songwriters
* "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)" – Beyoncé
o Thaddis Harrell, Beyoncé Knowles, Terius Nash & Christopher Stewart, songwriters
* "Use Somebody" – Kings of Leon
o Caleb Followill, Jared Followill, Matthew Followill & Nathan Followill, songwriters
* "You Belong With Me" – Taylor Swift
o Liz Rose & Taylor Swift, songwriters

Best New Artist

* Zac Brown Band
* Keri Hilson
* MGMT
* Silversun Pickups
* The Ting Tings

[edit] Pop

Best Female Pop Vocal Performance

* "Hometown Glory" - Adele
* "Halo" - Beyoncé
* "Hot N Cold" - Katy Perry
* "Sober" - Pink
* "You Belong With Me" - Taylor Swift

Best Male Pop Vocal Performance

* "This Time" - John Legend
* "Love You" - Maxwell
* "Make It Mine" - Jason Mraz
* "If You Don't Know Me by Now" - Seal
* "All About The Love Again" - Stevie Wonder

Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals

* "I Gotta Feeling" - Black Eyed Peas
* "We Weren't Born To Follow" - Bon Jovi
* "Never Say Never" - The Fray
* "Sara Smile" - Daryl Hall & John Oates
* "Kids" - MGMT

Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals

* "Sea of Heartbreak" - Rosanne Cash & Bruce Springsteen
* "Love Sex Magic" - Ciara & Justin Timberlake
* "Lucky - Jason Mraz & Colbie Caillat
* "Baby, It's Cold Outside" - Norah Jones & Willie Nelson
* "Breathe" - Taylor Swift & Colbie Caillat

Best Pop Instrumental Performance

* "Bésame Mucho" - Herb Alpert
* "Throw Down Your Heart" - Béla Fleck
* "The Fire" - Imogen Heap
* "Phoenix Rise" - Maxwell
* "Funk Joint" - Marcus Miller

Best Pop Instrumental Album

* In Boston - Chris Botti
* Legacy - Hiroshima
* Potato Hole - Booker T. Jones
* Modern Art - The Rippingtons Featuring Russ Freeman
* Down the Wire - Spyro Gyra

Best Pop Vocal Album

* The E.N.D. - Black Eyed Peas
* Breakthrough - Colbie Caillat
* All I Ever Wanted - Kelly Clarkson
* The Fray - The Fray
* Funhouse - Pink

[edit] Dance

Best Dance Recording

* "Boom Boom Pow" - Black Eyed Peas
o will.i.am, Jean Baptiste & Poet Name Life, producers ; Dylan Dresdow, mixer
* "When Love Takes Over" - David Guetta & Kelly Rowland
o David Guetta & Frédéric Riesterer, producers; Veronica Ferraro, mixer
* "Poker Face" - Lady Gaga
o RedOne, producer; Robert Orton, RedOne & Dave Russell, mixers
* "Celebration" - Madonna
o Madonna & Paul Oakenfold, producers; Demacio Castellon, mixer
* "Womanizer" - Britney Spears
o K. Briscoe, producer; Serban Ghenea, mixer

Best Electronic/Dance Album

* Divided By Night - The Crystal Method
* One Love - David Guetta
* The Fame - Lady Gaga
* Party Rock - LMFAO
* Yes - Pet Shop Boys

[edit] Traditional pop

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

* A Swingin' Christmas - Tony Bennett
* Michael Bublé Meets Madison Square Garden - Michael Bublé
* Your Songs - Harry Connick, Jr.
* Liza's at The Palace...! - Liza Minnelli
* American Classic - Willie Nelson

[edit] Rock

Best Rock Solo Vocal Performance

* "Beyond Here Lies Nothin'" - Bob Dylan
* "Change In The Weather" - John Fogerty
* "Dreamer" - Prince
* "Working on a Dream" - Bruce Springsteen
* "Fork in the Road" - Neil Young

Best Rock Performance By a Duo/Group w/ Vocals

* "Can't Find My Way Home" - Eric Clapton & Steve Winwood
* "Life in Technicolor II" - Coldplay
* "21 Guns" - Green Day
* "Use Somebody" - Kings of Leon
* "I'll Go Crazy If I Don't Go Crazy Tonight" - U2

Best Hard Rock Performance

* "War Machine" - AC/DC
* "Check My Brain" - Alice in Chains
* "What I've Done" (Live) - Linkin Park
* "The Unforgiven III" - Metallica
* "Burn It to the Ground" - Nickelback

Best Metal Performance

* "Dissident Aggressor" - Judas Priest
* "Set to Fail" - Lamb of God
* "Head Crusher" - Megadeth
* "Señor Peligro" - Ministry
* "Hate Worldwide" - Slayer

Best Rock Instrumental Performance

* "A Day in the Life" - Jeff Beck
* "Warped Sister" - Booker T. Jones
* "Playing With Fire" - Brad Paisley
* "Mr. Surfer Goes Jazzin'" - Brian Setzer Orchestra
* "Now We Run" - Steve Vai

Best Rock Song

* "The Fixer" - Pearl Jam
o Matt Cameron, Stone Gossard, Mike McCready & Eddie Vedder, songwriters
* "I'll Go Crazy If I Don't Go Crazy Tonight" - U2
o Bono, Adam Clayton, The Edge & Larry Mullen Jr., songwriters
* "21 Guns" - Green Day
o Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt & Tré Cool, songwriters
* "Use Somebody" - Kings of Leon
o Caleb Followill, Jared Followill, Matthew Followill & Nathan Followill, songwriters
* "Working on a Dream" - Bruce Springsteen

Best Rock Album

* Black Ice - AC/DC
* Live from Madison Square Garden - Eric Clapton & Steve Winwood
* 21st Century Breakdown - Green Day
* Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King - Dave Matthews Band
* No Line on the Horizon - U2

[edit] Alternative

Best Alternative Music Album

* Everything That Happens Will Happen Today - David Byrne & Brian Eno
* The Open Door EP - Death Cab For Cutie
* Sounds of the Universe - Depeche Mode
* Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix - Phoenix
* It's Blitz! - Yeah Yeah Yeahs

[edit] R&B

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance

* "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)" - Beyoncé
* "It Kills Me" - Melanie Fiona
* "That Was Then" - Lalah Hathaway
* "Goin' Thru Changes" - Ledisi
* "Lions, Tigers & Bears" - Jazmine Sullivan

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

* "The Point Of It All" - Anthony Hamilton
* "Pretty Wings" - Maxwell
* "SoBeautiful" - Musiq Soulchild
* "Under" - Pleasure P
* "There Goes My Baby" - Charlie Wilson

Best R&B Performance By a Duo/Group W/ Vocals

* "Blame It" - Jamie Foxx & T-Pain
* "Chocolate High" - India.Arie & Musiq Soulchild
* "IfULeave" - Musiq Soulchild & Mary J. Blige
* "Higher Ground" - Robert Randolph & The Clark Sisters
* "Love Has Finally Come at Last" - Calvin Richardson & Ann Nesby

Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance

* "At Last" - Beyoncé
* "Soul Music" - Anthony Hamilton
* "Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight" - Boney James & Quinn
* "Sow Love" - Ann Nesby
* "Woman Gotta Have It" - Calvin Richardson

Best Urban/Alternative Performance

* "Daykeeper" - The Foreign Exchange
* "All Matter" - Robert Glasper & Bilal
* "Pearls" - India.Arie & Dobet Gnahore
* "A Tale Of Two" - Eric Roberson, Ben O'Neill & Michelle Thompson
* "Blend" - Tonex

Best R&B Song

* "Blame It" - Jamie Foxx & T-Pain
o James T. Brown, John Conte, Jr., Jamie Foxx, Christopher Henderson, Brandon R. Melanchon, Breyon Prescott, T-Pain & Nathan L. Walker songwriters
* "Lions, Tigers & Bears" - Jazmine Sullivan
o Salaam Remi & Jazmine Sullivan songwriters
* "Pretty Wings" - Maxwell
o Hod David & Musze songwriters
* "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)" - Beyoncé
o Thaddis Harrell, Beyoncé, Terius Nash & Christopher Stewart songwriters
* "Under" - Pleasure P
o D. Babbs, L. Bereal, M. Cooper, A. Dixon, J. Franklin, T. Jones, R. New & K. Stephens songwriters

Best R&B Album

* The Point Of It All - Anthony Hamilton
* Testimony: Vol. 2, Love & Politics - India.Arie
* Turn Me Loose - Ledisi
* BLACKsummers'night - Maxwell
* Uncle Charlie - Charlie Wilson

Best Contemporary R&B Album

* I Am... Sasha Fierce - Beyoncé
* Intuition - Jamie Foxx
* The Introduction of Marcus Cooper - Pleasure P
* Ready - Trey Songz
* Thr33 Ringz - T-Pain

[edit] Rap

Best Rap Solo Performance

* "Best I Ever Had" - Drake
* "Beautiful" - Eminem
* "D.O.A. (Death Of Auto-Tune)" - Jay-Z
* "Day 'N' Nite" - Kid Cudi
* "Casa Bey" - Mos Def

Best Rap Performance By a Duo/Group

* "Too Many Rappers" - Beastie Boys & Nas
* "Crack A Bottle" - Eminem, Dr. Dre & 50 Cent
* "Money Goes, Honey Stay" - Fabolous & Jay-Z
* "Make Her Say" - Kid Cudi, Kanye West & Common
* "Amazing" - Kanye West & Young Jeezy

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

* "Ego" - Beyoncé & Kanye West
* "Knock You Down" - Keri Hilson, Kanye West & Ne-Yo
* "Run This Town" - Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West
* "I'm On A Boat" - The Lonely Island & T-Pain
* "Dead and Gone" - T.I. & Justin Timberlake

Best Rap Song

* "Best I Ever Had" - Drake
o Aubrey Drake Graham, D. Hamilton & M. Samuels, songwriters
* "Day 'N' Nite" - Kid Cudi
o S. Mescudi & O. Omishore, songwriters
* "Dead and Gone" - T.I. & Justin Timberlake
o C. Harris, R. Tadross & J. Timberlake, songwriters
* "D.O.A. (Death Of Auto-Tune)" - Jay-Z
o Shawn Carter & Ernest Wilson, songwriters
* "Run This Town" - Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West
o Shawn Carter, R. Fenty, M. Riddick, Kanye West & E. Wilson, songwriters

Best Rap Album

* Universal Mind Control - Common
* Relapse - Eminem
* R.O.O.T.S. - Flo Rida
* The Ecstatic - Mos Def
* The Renaissance - Q-Tip

[edit] Country

Best Female Country Vocal Performance

* "Dead Flowers" - Miranda Lambert
* "I Just Call You Mine" - Martina McBride
* "White Horse" - Taylor Swift
* "Just a Dream" - Carrie Underwood
* "Solitary Thinkin'" - Lee Ann Womack

Best Male Country Vocal Performance

* "All I Ask For Anymore" - Trace Adkins
* "People Are Crazy" - Billy Currington
* "High Cost of Living" - Jamey Johnson
* "Living for the Night" - George Strait
* "Sweet Thing" - Keith Urban

Best Country Performance by a Duo/Group With Vocals

* "Cowgirls Don't Cry" - Brooks & Dunn
* "Chicken Fried" - Zac Brown Band
* "I Run to You" - Lady Antebellum
* "Here Comes Goodbye" - Rascal Flatts
* "It Happens" - Sugarland

Best Country Collaboration w/ Vocals

* "Beautiful World" - Dierks Bentley & Patty Griffin
* "Down the Road" - Kenny Chesney & Mac McAnally
* "Start a Band" - Brad Paisley & Keith Urban
* "I Told You So" - Carrie Underwood & Randy Travis
* "Everything But Quits" - Lee Ann Womack & George Strait

Best Country Instrumental Performance

* "Under The (Five) Wire" - Alison Brown
* "The Crystal Merchant" - The Greencards
* "Mansinneedof" - Sarah Jarosz
* "Producer's Medley" - Steve Wariner

Best Country Song

* "All I Ask For Anymore" - Trace Adkins
o Casey Beathard & Tim James, songwriters
* "High Cost of Living" - Jamey Johnson
o Jamey Johnson & James T. Slater, songwriters
* "I Run to You" - Lady Antebellum
o Tom Douglas, Dave Haywood, Charles Kelley & Hillary Scott, songwriters
* "People Are Crazy" - Billy Currington
o Bobby Braddock & Troy Jones, songwriters
* "White Horse" - Taylor Swift
o Liz Rose & Taylor Swift, songwriters

Best Country Album

* The Foundation - Zac Brown Band
* Twang - George Strait
* Fearless - Taylor Swift
* Defying Gravity - Keith Urban
* Call Me Crazy - Lee Ann Womack

[edit] New Age

Best New Age Album

* Faith - Jim Brickman
* Prayer For Compassion - David Darling
* Laserium for the Soul - Henta
* In A Dream - Peter Kater, Dominic Miller, Kenny Loggins & Jaques Morelenbaum
* Impressions Of The West Lake - Kitaro

[edit] Jazz

Best Contemporary Jazz Instrumental Album

* Urbanus - Stefon Harris & Blackout
* Sounding Point - Julian Lage
* At World's Edge - Philippe Saisse
* Big Neighborhood - Mike Stern
* 75 - Joe Zawinul & The Zawinul Syndicate

Best Jazz Vocal Album

* No Regrets - Randy Crawford (& Joe Sample)
* Dedicated to You: Kurt Elling Sings the Music of Coltrane and Hartman - Kurt Elling
* So In Love - Roberta Gambarini
* Tide - Luciana Souza
* Desire - Tierney Sutton (Band)

Best Jazz Instrumental Solo Performance

* "Dancin' 4 Chicken" - Terence Blanchard soloist
* "All Of You" - Gerald Clayton soloist
* "Ms. Garvey, Ms. Garvey" - Roy Hargrove soloist
* "On Green Dolphin Street" - Martial Solal soloist
* "Villa Palmeras" - Miguel Zenón soloist

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

* Quartet Live - Gary Burton, Pat Metheny, Steve Swallow & Antonio Sanchez
* Brother To Brother - The Clayton Brothers
* Five Peace Band — Live - Chick Corea & John McLaughlin Five Peace Band
* Rememberance - John Patitucci Trio
* The Bright Mississippi - Allen Toussaint

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album

* Legendary - Bob Florence Limited Edition
* Eternal Interlude - John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble
* Fun Time - Sammy Nestico And The SWR Big Band
* Book One - New Orleans Jazz Orchestra
* Lab 2009 - University of North Texas One O'Clock Lab Band

Best Latin Jazz Album

* Things I Wanted To Do - Chembo Corniel
* Áurea - Geoffrey Keezer
* Brazilliance X 4 - Claudio Roditi
* Juntos Para Siempre - Bebo Valdés And Chucho Valdés
* Esta Plena - Miguel Zenón

[edit] Gospel

Best Gospel Performance

* "Free to Be Me" - Francesca Battistelli
* "Jesus Is Love" - Heather Headley & Smokie Norful
* "I Believe" - Jonny Lang With Fisk Jubilee Singers
* "Wait On The Lord" - Donnie McClurkin & Karen Clark Sheard
* "Born Again" - Third Day featuring Lacey Mosley

Best Gospel Song

* "Born Again" - Third Day
* "City on Our Knees" - TobyMac
* "Every Prayer" - Israel Houghton & Mary Mary
* "God in Me" - Mary Mary Featuring Kierra Sheard
* "The Motions" - Matthew West

Best Rock or Rap Gospel Album

* The Big Picture - Da' T.R.U.T.H.
* Crash - Decyfer Down
* Innocence & Instinct - Red
* Live Revelations - Third Day
* The Dash - John Wells – The Tonic

Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album

* Speaking Louder Than Before - Jeremy Camp
* The Power Of One - Israel Houghton
* The Long Fall Back To Earth - Jars Of Clay
* Love Is On The Move - Leeland
* Freedom - Mandisa

Best Southern/Country/Bluegrass Gospel Album

* Jason Crabb - Jason Crabb
* Dream On - Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
* The Rock - Tracy Lawrence
* In God's Time - Barry Scott & Second Wind
* Everyday - Triumphant Quartet

Best Traditional Gospel Album

* God Don't Never Change - Ashley Cleveland
* The Law Of Confession, Part I - Donald Lawrence & Co.
* Oh Happy Day - (Various Artists)
o Bill Hearn, Ken Levitan, Ken Pennell, Jack Rovner & Cedric Thompson, producers
* The Journey Continues - The Williams Brothers
* How I Got Over - Vickie Winans

Best Contemporary R&B Gospel Album

* Audience Of One - Heather Headley
* Renewed - Sheri Jones-Moffett
* Just James - J Moss
* Smokie Norful: Live - Smokie Norful
* Bold Right Life - Kierra Sheard

[edit] Latin

Best Latin Pop Album

* 5to Piso - Ricardo Arjona
* Te Acuerdas... - Francisco Céspedes
* Sin Frenos - La Quinta Estación
* Hu Hu Hu - Natalia Lafourcade
* Gran City Pop - Paulina Rubio

Best Latin Rock, Alternative or Urban Album

* Río - Aterciopelados
* Y. - Bebe
* Los de Atras Vienen Conmigo - Calle 13
* La Luz del Ritmo - Los Fabulosos Cadillacs
* La Revolución - Wisin & Yandel

Best Tropical Latin Album

* Asi Soy - Isaac Delgado
* Ciclos - Luis Enrique
* Guasábara - José Lugo Orchestra
* Gracias - Omara Portuondo
* Bach In Havana - Tiempo Libre

Best Regional Mexican Album

* Corazón Ranchero - Shaila Dúrcal
* Necesito de Ti - Vicente Fernández
* Compañeras - Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles
* 10 Aniversario - Mariachi Divas de Cindy Shea
* Pegadito Al Corazón - Joan Sebastian

Best Tejano Album

* Borders y Bailes - Los Texmaniacs
* Divina - Stefani Montiel
* All the Way Live - Jay Perez
* Point of View - Joe Posada
* Radiación Musical - Sunny Sauceda y Todo Eso

Best Norteño Album

* Dejame Soñar - Cumbre Norteña
* El Niño de Oro - El Compa Chuy
* Pese a Quien le Pese - Los Rieleros del Norte
* Tu Noche con... Los Tigres del Norte - Los Tigres del Norte
* Soy Todo Tuyo - Los Tucánes de Tijuana

Best Banda Album

* Se Nos Murio el Amor - El Güero Y Su Banda Centenario
* Mas Adelante - La Arrolladora Banda el Limón de Rene Camacho
* Derecho de Antiguedad - La Original Banda el Limón de Salvador Lizárraga
* Tu Esclavo y Amo - Lupillo Rivera

[edit] American roots

Best Americana Album

* Together Through Life - Bob Dylan
* Electric Dirt - Levon Helm
* Willie and the Wheel - Willie Nelson & Asleep At The Wheel
* Wilco (The Album) - Wilco
* Little Honey - Lucinda Williams

Best Bluegrass Album

* Could We Get Any Closer? - Jim Lauderdale
* The Crow: New Songs for the 5-String Banjo - Steve Martin
* Buckaroo Blue Grass - Michael Martin Murphey
* Almost Live - Bryan Sutton And Friends
* Destination Life - Rhonda Vincent

Best Traditional Blues Album

* A Stranger Here - Ramblin' Jack Elliott
* Blue Again - The Mick Fleetwood Blues Band Featuring Rick Vito
* Rough & Tough - John Hammond
* Stomp! The Blues Tonight - Duke Robillard
* Chicago Blues: A Living History - Various Artists
o Larry Skoller, producer

Best Contemporary Blues Album

* This Time - The Robert Cray Band
* The Truth According to Ruthie Foster - Ruthie Foster
* Live: Hope at the Hideout - Mavis Staples
* Back To The River - Susan Tedeschi
* Already Free - The Derek Trucks Band

Best Traditional Folk Album

* Cutting Loose - David Holt And Josh Goforth
* Naked With Friends - Maura O'Connell
* Polka Cola: Music That Refreshes - Jimmy Sturr And His Orchestra
* Singing Through The Hard Times: A Tribute to Utah Phillips - Various Artists
o Jacqui Morse, Kendall Morse & Dan Schatz, producers
* High Wide & Handsome: The Charlie Poole Project - Loudon Wainwright III

Best Contemporary Folk Album

* Middle Cyclone - Neko Case
* Our Bright Future - Tracy Chapman
* Live - Shawn Colvin
* Secret, Profane & Sugarcane - Elvis Costello
* Townes - Steve Earle

Best Hawaiian Music Album

* He Nani - Tia Carrere & Daniel Ho
* Friends & Family Of Hawaiʻi - Amy Hanaialiʻi
* Nani Mau Loa: Everlasting Beauty Ho'okena
* Masters of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar, Volume 2 - Various Artists
o Daniel Ho, George Kahumoku, Jr., Paul Konwiser & Wayne Wong, producers

Best Native American Music Album

* Siyotanka - Michael Brant DeMaria
* Spirit Wind North - Bill Miller
* True Blue - Northern Cree
* Wind Songs - Native American Flute Solos John Two-Hawks
* Riders Of The Healing Road Johnny Whitehorse

Best Zydeco Or Cajun Music Album

* Alligator Purse - Beausoleil Avec Michael Doucet
* Lay Your Burden Down - Buckwheat Zydeco
* Stripped Down - The Magnolia Sisters
* Live at 2009 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - Pine Leaf Boys
* L'Ésprit Créole - Cedric Watson et Bijou Créole

[edit] Reggae

Best Reggae Album

* Rasta Got Soul - Buju Banton
* Brand New Me - Gregory Isaacs
* Awake - Julian Marley
* Mind Control - Acoustic - Stephen Marley
* Imperial Blaze - Sean Paul

[edit] World music

Best Traditional World Music Album

* Ancient Sounds - Rahim Alhaj And Amjad Ali Khan
* Double Play - Liz Carroll & John Doyle
* Douga Mansa - Mamadou Diabate
* La Guerra No - John Santos Y El Coro Folklórico Kindembo
* Drum Music Land - Ten Drum Art Percussion Group

Best Contemporary World Music Album

* Welcome To Mali - Amadou & Mariam
* Throw Down Your Heart: Tales from the Acoustic Planet, Vol. 3 - Africa Sessions - Béla Fleck
* Day By Day - Femi Kuti
* Seya - Oumou Sangare
* Across the Divide: A Tale of Rhythm & Ancestry - Omar Sosa

[edit] Children's

Best Children's Music Album

* American Heroes #3 - Jonathan Sprout
* Banjo to Beatbox - Cathy & Marcy & Christylez Bacon
* Family Time - Ziggy Marley
* Great Day - Milkshake
* Jumpin' & Jammin' - Greg & Steve
* Pete Seeger Tribute - Ageless Kids' Songs - Buck Howdy

Best Children's Spoken Word Album

* Aaaaah! Spooky, Scary Stories & Songs - Buck Howdy
* Captain Nobody - Dean Pitchford
* Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales - Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Helen Mirren, Forest Whitaker & Various Artists
o Sharon Gelman, Michele McGonigle & Alfre Woodard, producers
* The Phantom Tollbooth - David Hyde Pierce
* Scat - Ed Asner
* Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There - Harlan Ellison

[edit] Spoken word

Best Spoken Word Album

* Always Looking Up - Michael J. Fox
* Jonathan Winters - A Very Special Time - Jonathan Winters
* The Lincoln-Douglas Debates - Richard Dreyfuss & David Strathairn
* The Maltese Falcon - Various Artists Including Michael Madsen, Sandra Oh, Edward Herrmann and OthersYuri Rasovsky
o Josh Stanton, producers
* We Can Have Peace In The Holy Land - Jimmy Carter
* Wishful Drinking - Carrie Fisher

[edit] Comedy

Best Comedy Album

* Back from the Dead – Spinal Tap
* A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All! – Stephen Colbert
* Internet Leaks – "Weird Al" Yankovic
* My Weakness Is Strong – Patton Oswalt
* Suckin' It for the Holidays – Kathy Griffin
* Tall, Dark & Chicano – George Lopez

[edit] Musical show

Best Musical Show Album

* Ain't Misbehavin'
* Hair
* 9 to 5: The Musical
* Shrek the Musical
* West Side Story

[edit] Film, TV and other visual media

Best Compilation Soundtrack Album

* Cadillac Records - Various Artists
* Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds
* Slumdog Millionaire - Various Artists, A. R. Rahman (producer)
* True Blood
* Twilight

Best Score Soundtrack Album

* The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button (Disc 1) - Alexandre Desplat
* Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince - Nicholas Hooper
* Milk - Danny Elfman
* Star Trek - Michael Giacchino, Varèse Sarabande
* Up - Michael Giacchino

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

* "All Is Love" (From Where the Wild Things Are)
o Karen O & Nick Zinner, songwriters (Karen O & The Kids)
* "Decode" (From Twilight)
o Josh Farro, Hayley Williams & Taylor York, songwriters (Paramore)
* "Jai Ho" (From Slumdog Millionaire)
o A. R. Rahman, Sukhwinder Singh, Tanvi Shah, Mahalaxmi Iyer & Vijay Prakash, songwriters (A. R. Rahman, Gulzar & Sukhwinder Singh)
* "Once In A Lifetime" (From Cadillac Records)
o Ian Dench, James Dring, Amanda Ghost, Beyoncé Knowles, Scott McFarnon & Jody Street, songwriters (Beyoncé)
* "The Wrestler" (From The Wrestler)
o Bruce Springsteen, songwriter (Bruce Springsteen)

[edit] Composing and arranging

Best Instrumental Composition

* "Borat In Syracuse"
o Paquito D'Rivera, composer (Paquito D'Rivera Quintet)
* "Counting To Infinity"
o Tim Davies, composer (Tim Davies Big Band)
* "Fluffy"
o Bob Florence, composer (Bob Florence Limited Edition)
* "Ice-Nine"
o Steve Wiest, composer (University Of North Texas One O'Clock Lab Band)
* "Married Life" (From Up)
o Michael Giacchino, composer (Michael Giacchino)

Best Instrumental Arrangement

* "Emmanuel"
o Jeremy Lubbock, arranger (Chris Botti & Lucia Micarelli)
* "Hope"
o Vince Mendoza, arranger (Jim Beard With Vince Mendoza & The Metropole Orchestra)
* "Slings And Arrows"
o Vince Mendoza, arranger (Chuck Owen & The Jazz Surge)
* "Up With End Credits" (From Up)
o Michael Giacchino & Tim Simonec, arrangers (Michael Giacchino)
* "West Side Story Medley"
o Bill Cunliffe, arranger (Resonance Big Band)

Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s)

* "A Change Is Gonna Come"
o David Foster & Jerry Hey, arrangers (Seal)
* "Dedicated To You"
o Laurence Hobgood, arranger (Kurt Elling)
* "In The Still Of The Night"
o Thomas Zink, arranger (Anne Walsh)
* "My One And Only Thrill"
o Vince Mendoza, arranger (Melody Gardot)
* "Quiet Nights"
o Claus Ogerman, arranger (Diana Krall)

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