2010 GRAMMY NOMINEES

All year long we’ve been making our projections about who would be nabbing all the Grammy nominations. Now, The Recording Academy has revealed their list. Check it out and let us know what you think. Don’t you wonder who the Hell is actually on these voting committees?

Agree? Disagree? Which songs/albums made your personal soundtrack? Who was slept on? Over-hyped?

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance
(For a solo vocal performance. Singles or Tracks only.)
Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
Beyoncé
Track from: I Am… Sasha Fierce
[Music World Music/Columbia]

It Kills Me
Melanie Fiona
[SRC/Universal Motown]

That Was Then
Lalah Hathaway
Track from: Self Portrait
[Stax Records/Concord Music Group]

Goin’ Thru Changes
Ledisi
Track from: Turn Me Loose
[Verve Forecast]

Lions, Tigers & Bears
Jazmine Sullivan
[J Records]

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance
(For a solo vocal performance. Singles or Tracks only.)
The Point Of It All
Anthony Hamilton
Track from: The Point Of It All
[So So Def]

Pretty Wings
Maxwell
Track from: Blacksummers’ Night
[Columbia]

Sobeautiful
Musiq Soulchild
Track from: OnMyRadio
[Atlantic]

Under
Pleasure P
Track from: The Introduction Of Marcus Cooper
[Swagga Ent./Atlantic]

There Goes My Baby
Charlie Wilson
Track from: Uncle Charlie
[Jive Records]

Best Urban/Alternative Performance
(For solo, duo, group or collaborative performances, with vocals. Singles or Tracks only.)
Daykeeper
The Foreign Exchange
Track from: Leave It All Behind
[Hard Boiled Records]

All Matter
Robert Glasper & Bilal
Track from: Double Booked
[Blue Note]

Pearls
India.Arie & Dobet Gnahore
Track from: Testimony: Vol. 2, Love & Politics
[Soulbird/Universal Republic]

A Tale Of Two
Eric Roberson, Ben O’Neill & Michelle Thompson
Track from: Music Fan First
[Blue Erro Soul]

Blend
Tonex
Track from: Unspoken
[Battery Records]

Best R&B Album
(For albums containing 51% or more playing time of VOCAL tracks.)
The Point Of It All
Anthony Hamilton
[So So Def]

Testimony: Vol. 2, Love & Politics
India.Arie
[Soulbird/Universal Republic]

Turn Me Loose
Ledisi
[Verve Forecast]

Blacksummers’ Night
Maxwell
[Columbia]

Uncle Charlie
Charlie Wilson
[Jive Records]

Best Rap Solo Performance
(For a solo Rap performance. Singles or Tracks only.)
Best I Ever Had
Drake
[Young Money/Cash Money/Universal Motown]

Beautiful
Eminem
Track from: Relapse
[Aftermath/Interscope Records]

D.O.A. (Death Of Auto-Tune)
Jay-Z
[Roc Nation]

Day ‘N’ Nite
Kid Cudi
[Universal Motown/Good/Fool’s Gold]

Casa Bey
Mos Def
Track from: The Ecstatic
[Downtown Records]

Best Rap Performance By A Duo Or Group
(For duo, group or collaborative performances of Rap only. Singles or Tracks only.)
Too Many Rappers
Beastie Boys & Nas
[Capitol]

Crack A Bottle
Eminem, Dr. Dre & 50 Cent
Track from: Relapse
[Aftermath/Interscope]

Money Goes, Honey Stay
Fabolous & Jay-Z
Track from: Loso’s Way
[Def Jam]

Make Her Say
Kid Cudi, Kanye West & Common
[Universal Motown/GOOD Music]

Amazing
Kanye West & Young Jeezy
Track from: 808s & Heartbreak
[Roc-A-Fella]

Best Rap Song
(A Songwriter(s) Award. For Song Eligibility Guidelines see Category #3. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.)
Best I Ever Had
Aubrey Drake Graham, D. Hamilton & M. Samuels, songwriters (Drake)
[Aspire/Young Money/Cash Money; Publisher: Sony/ATV Tunes.]

Day ‘N’ Nite
S. Mescudi & O. Omishore, songwriters (Kid Cudi)
[Universal Motown/Good/Fool’s Gold; Publishers: Elsie’s Baby Boy, Owo Olorun, Universal Music Publishing.]

Dead And Gone
C. Harris, R. Tadross & J. Timberlake, songwriters (T.I. & Justin Timberlake)
Track from: Paper Trail
[Grand Hustle/Atlantic; Publishers: Crown Club Publishing/Warner-Tamerlane Publishing/Tenman Tunes/Universal Z Tunes/Cleopatra’s Sons Music/EMI April Music.]

D.O.A. (Death Of Auto-Tune)
Shawn Carter & Ernest Wilson, songwriters (Gary DeCarlo, Dale Frashuer, Paul Leka, Janko Nilovic & Dave Sucky, songwriters) (Jay-Z)
[Atlantic; Publishers: EMI April Music, Carter Boys Music/Chrysalis Songs/No ID Music, Unichappell Music, APM Music.]

Run This Town
Shawn Carter, R. Fenty, M. Riddick, Kanye West & E. Wilson, songwriters (Athanasios Alatas, songwriter) (Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West)
[Roc Nation; Publishers: EMI April Music, Carter Boys Music/Please Gimme My Publishing/EMI Blackwood/Chrysalis Songs/No ID Music/All The Above Publishing/Sony ATV/Annauhi Music/Athanasios Alatas Publishing.]

Best Rap Album
(For albums containing 51% or more playing time of VOCAL tracks.)
Universal Mind Control
Common
[Geffen]

Relapse
Eminem
[Aftermath/Interscope]

R.O.O.T.S.
Flo Rida
[Poe Boy/Atlantic]

The Ecstatic
Mos Def
[Downtown Records]

The Renaissance
Q-Tip
[Universal Motown]

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