50th Annual Grammy Nominees Announced

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Grammys. While overall Kanye West and Amy Winehouse lead the pack with a slew of nominations, we were happy to see some "newcomers" such as Feist and Justice get a nod. A few of the categories are below; to see the whole list head on over to the official Grammy's site after the jump.

Album Of The Year:

Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace - Foo Fighters

These Days - Vince Gill

River: The Joni Letters - Herbie Hancock

Graduation - Kanye West

Back To Black - Amy Winehouse

Record Of The Year:

"Irreplaceable" - Beyoncé

"The Pretender" - Foo Fighters

"Umbrella" - Rihanna Featuring Jay-Z

"What Goes Around...Comes Around" - Justin Timberlake

"Rehab" - Amy Winehouse

Best New Artist:




Taylor Swift

Amy Winehouse

Song Of The Year:

"Before He Cheats" - John Kear & Chris Tompkins, songwriters (Carrie Underwood)

"Hey There Delilah" - Tom Higgenson, songwriter (Plain White T's)

"Like A Star" - Corinne Bailey Rae, songwriter (Corinne Bailey Rae)

"Rehab" - Amy Winehouse, songwriter (Amy Winehouse)

"Umbrella" - Shawn Carter, Kuk Harrell, Terius "Dream" Nash & Christopher Stewart, songwriters (Rihanna Featuring Jay-Z)

Best Dance Recording:

"Do It Again" - The Chemical Brothers

"D.A.N.C.E." - Justice

"Love Today" - Mika

"Don't Stop The Music" -Rihanna

"Love Stoned/I Think She Knows" - Justin Timberlake

Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance:

"Timebomb" - Beck

"Only Mama Knows" - Paul McCartney

"Our Country" - John Mellencamp

"Radio Nowhere" - Bruce Springsteen

"Come On" - Lucinda Williams

Best Rock Album:

Daughtry - Daughtry

Revival - John Fogerty

Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace - Foo Fighters

Magic - Bruce Springsteen
Sky Blue Sky - Wilco

Best Rock Song:

"Come On" - Lucinda Williams, songwriter (Lucinda Williams)

"Icky Thump" - Jack White, songwriter (The White Stripes)

"It's Not Over" - Chris Daughtry, Gregg Wattenberg, Mark Wilkerson & Brett Young, songwriters (Daughtry)

"The Pretender" - Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Nate Mendel & Chris Shiflett, songwriters (Foo Fighters)

"Radio Nowhere" - Bruce Springsteen, songwriters (Bruce Springsteen)

Best Alternative Album:
Alright, Still - Lily Allen
Neon Bible - Arcade Fire
Volta - Bjork
Wincing The Night Away - The Shins
Icky Thump - The White Stripes


50th Annual Grammy Nominees Announced