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Kanye Grammy Nods

Kanye West is the top earner in the nominations department for the upcoming Grammy Awards with eight nods, and Graduation is in the race for “Album of the Year”.

Despite his recent loss, Kanye is definitely doing his thing…first GQ Man of the Year, now this. Kudos to him.

View Grammy Nominations under the hood…

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

Song of the Year

• “Before He Cheats,” John Kear & Chris Tompkins, songwriters (Carrie Underwood)

• “Hey There Delilah,” Tom Higgenson, songwriters (Plain White T’s)

• “Like A Star,” Corinne Bailey Rae, songwriter (Corinne Bailey Rae)

• “Rehab,” Amy Winehouse

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

Best New Artist

• Feist

• Ledisi

• Paramore

• Taylor Swift

• Amy Winehouse

Pop Vocal Album

• Lost Highway, Bon Jovi

• The Reminder, Feist

• It Won’t Be Soon Before Long, Maroon 5

• Memory Almost Full, Paul McCartney

• Back To Black, Amy Winehouse

Rap Album

• Finding Forever, Common

• Kingdom Come, Jay-Z

• Hip Hop Is Dead, Nas

• T.I. vs T.I.P., T.I.

• Graduation, Kanye West

Rock Album

• Daughtry, Daughtry

• Revival, John Fogerty

• Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace, Foo Fighters

• Magic, Bruce Springsteen

• Sky Blue Sky, Wilco

Country Album

• Long Trip Alone, Dierks Bentley

• These Days, Vince Gill

• Let It Go, Tim McGraw

• 5th Gear, Brad Paisley

• It Just Comes Natural, George Strait

Contemporary R&B Album

• Konvicted, Akon

• Just Like You, Keyshia Cole

• Fantasia, Fantasia

• East Side Story, Emily King

• Because Of You, Ne-Yo

Source

R.I.P. Dr. West:

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Comments

  • jay

    First Baby!!

  • jay

    Simple pleasures for simple minds:)

  • Soul Cry

    Congrats to Mr. West, he deserves it.

  • Aisha

    Im so happy for Kanye!!

  • its me....... BEAM!!!!!

    not to sound ignant…. but i can already see it coming… kanye winning all kinds of awards… and not being satisfied cuz ppl will make it seem like he only won due to sympathy of his lost one..

  • Ms. Fab

    Do it ‘Ye!! We love you….

  • Bahama Mama

    I’m letting yall know now Tim mcgraw is winning that Country ish!!

  • dani

    @ STFU

    yeah Clipse album was good but there are not commercial enough..Congrats Mr.West love ya baby bring those awards home to chi-town!

  • http://www.myspace.com/birdshu Bird

    I predict he will win at least 7 of the categories he is nominated in.

  • BossLady

    Kanye never disappoints.

  • ayo

    such a loss, yo… i went to the concert in glasgow on tuesday, kanye was phenomenal, performed his heart out.

    that tour was the perfect distraction. from my heart, i worry about him now that it over and he has to go back to his life without his mama. i dont know him and he dont know me, but he is in my prayers, forreals.

  • http://thecoolkidslunchtable@blogspot.com the cool kid

    Good. For Kanye. He’s had a rough year.

  • That Girl

    HE DESERVES IT GO KANYE WEST! HE DID ALL THE WORK AND MADE THE MONEY AND THE FAME AMD FORTUNE BEFORE HIS MAMA PASSED SO PLEASE LEAVE HIS LOSS OUT OF THIS!

  • FineAsWine

    GEORGE BUSH HATES BLACK PEOPLE!!!

  • It'sREALLYme

    YAAAAAAY!!!!

  • Happy 2 B Nappy

    Please tell this man to stop wearing them Plastic man sunglasses. They look re-damn-diculous.

  • Happy 2 B Nappy

    Question…How is Ledisi on the Best New Artist?…I have been around and this is no new artist. This artist has been around with at least one other album that I can recall for well over 10 years.

  • Sun Goddess

    And I hope these grammy nods inspires Amy to forgo her nominated song’s lyrics and actually GO TO REHAB. Life is too short to go through it coked out, Amy. We wanna see you around, dear.

  • Sun Goddess

    We still do not know what that autospy report shall reveal. I know Kanye is still dealing with things in regards to his mama, and he’s being very humble about it, yet folks accuse his confidence of being arrogance. Keep your head up, Kanye. I’m praying for Jan Adams, too, cause I suspect people are threating him……

  • Tell me Something GOOD

    Go Ye, Amy, and eerbody else…

  • STR-8-UP

    EFF Kanye.

    Mad peeps on his dick cause he lost his moms – RIP – but strictly on the music tip this man is a cocky prick who throws tantrums when he loses awards.

    EFF Kayne.

  • Kigali

    Congrats to Kanye. I love that song Champion. However, I hope Common can win for best Rap album. I think they had a few good nods. Interesting to see Rhianna up there. Good for her.

  • Sun Goddess

    Hey Damon Jones! You see Kanye’s white teeth? You see how his gums are not big like yours? I can’t see Kanye’s man hairs on his chest, Damon! Now Kanye is an epitome of what women want! You are not! Take notes! You, Damon are arrogant, but Kanye is confident, cause it’s actually there! What’s actually there? Style! Class! Love for self and love for other people! Once again, take notes, Damon. And use your brain before you say taco meat is what every woman wants, ok Bivins wannabe?

    Your taco meat chest is poison….and you make women say the oppostie of “no homo”.

  • BULL

    Sorry I like his other albums better this one was wack!, But congrats, hope he don’t bytch like usual.

  • BULL

    ALSO he’s in good company with no talent AMY crackhoe

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