Grammy Nominations Are In

Here we go with the nominations for the upcoming Grammy Awards. Although most of the nominees are less than stellar, a few great artists did sneak in. The awards ceremony takes place on February 11 in Los Angeles. Here are the categories with at least one nominee that doesn't suck:

Best Alternative Album
Arctic Monkeys - Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not
The Flaming Lips - At War With The Mystics
Gnarls Barkley - St. Elsewhere
Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Show Your Bones
Thom Yorke - The Eraser

Record Of The Year
Mary J. Blige - "Be Without You"
James Blunt - "You're Beautiful"
Dixie Chicks - "Not Ready To Make Nice"
Gnarls Barkley - "Crazy"
Corinne Bailey Rae - "Put Your Records On"

Album Of The Year
Dixie Chicks - Taking The Long Way
Gnarls Barkley - St. Elsewhere
John Mayer - Continuum
Red Hot Chili Peppers - Stadium Arcadium
Justin Timberlake - FutureSex/LoveSounds

Best New Artist
James Blunt
Chris Brown
Imogen Heap
Corinne Bailey Rae
Carrie Underwood

Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
The Black Eyed Peas - "My Humps"
Death Cab For Cutie - "I Will Follow You Into The Dark"
The Fray - "Over My Head (Cable Car)"
Keane - "Is It Any Wonder?"
The Pussycat Dolls - "Stickwitu"

Best Dance Recording
Depeche Mode - "Suffer Well"
Goldfrapp - "Ooh La La"
Madonna - "Get Together"
Pet Shop Boys - "I'm With Stupid"
Justin Timberlake & Timbaland - "Sexy Back"

Best Electronic/Dance Album
Goldfrapp - Supernature
Madonna - Confessions On A Dance Floor
Oakenfold - A Lively Mind
Pet Shop Boys - Fundamental
Zero 7 - The Garden

Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance
Beck - "Nausea"
Bob Dylan - "Someday Baby"
John Mayer - "Route 66"
Tom Petty - "Saving Grace"
Neil Young - "Lookin' For A Leader"

Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
Coldplay - "Talk"
The Fray - "How To Save A Life"
The Raconteurs - "Steady, As She Goes"
Red Hot Chili Peppers - "Dani California"
U2 & Green Day - "The Saints Are Coming"

Best Hard Rock Performance
Buckcherry - "Crazy Bitch"
Nine Inch Nails - "Every Day Is Exactly The Same"
System Of A Down - "Lonely Day"
Tool - "Vicarious"
Wolfmother - "Woman"

Best Rock Instrumental Performance
Arctic Monkeys - "Chun Li's Flying Birtd Kick"
The Flaming Lips - "The Wizard Turns On..."
Peter Frampton - "Black Hole Sun"
David Gilmour - "Catsellorizon"
Joe Satriani - "Super Colossal"

Best Rock Song
Snow Patrol - "Chasing Cars"
Red Hot Chili Peppers - "Dani California"
Neil Young - "Lookin' For A Leader"
Bob Dylan - "Someday Baby"
The Killers - "When You Were Young"

Best Rock Album
John Mayer Trio - Try!
Tom Petty - Highway Companion
The Raconteurs - Broken Boy Soldiers
Red Hot Chili Peppers - Stadium Arcadium
Neil Young - Living With War

Grammy Nominations Are In