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2009 Grammy Nominations: Country Music

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Record Of The Year

  • Halo

Beyoncé
Beyoncé Knowles & Ryan Tedder, producers; Jim Caruana, Mark "Spike" Stent & Ryan Tedder, engineers/mixers
Track from: I Am... Sasha Fierce
[Music World Music / Columbia]

  • I Gotta Feeling
    The Black Eyed Peas
    David Guetta & Frederick Riesterer, producers; will.i.am, Dylan "3-D" Dresdow & Padraic "Padlock" Kerin, engineers/mixers
    [Interscope]
  • Use Somebody
    Kings Of Leon
    Jacquire King & Angelo Petraglia, producers; Jacquire King, engineer/mixer
    [RCA Records]
  • Poker Face
    Lady Gaga
    RedOne, producer; Robert Orton, RedOne & Dave Russell, engineers/mixers
    Track from: The Fame
    [Streamline/Interscope/Konlive/Cherrytree]
  • You Belong With Me
    Taylor Swift
    Nathan Chapman & Taylor Swift, producers; Chad Carlson & Justin Niebank, engineers/mixers
    [Big Machine Records]

Album Of The Year

  • I Am... Sasha Fierce

Beyoncé
Shondrae "Mr. Bangledesh" Crawford, Ian Dench, D-Town, Toby Gad, Sean "The Pen" Garrett, Amanda Ghost, Jim Jonsin, Beyoncé Knowles, Rico Love, Dave McCracken, Terius "The Dream" Nash, Radio Killa, Stargate, Christopher "Tricky" 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 "B-LUV" Thomas, Marcos Tovar, Miles Walker & Wayne Wilkins, engineers/mixers; Tom Coyne, mastering engineer
[Music World Music / Columbia]

  • The E.N.D.
    The Black Eyed Peas
    Apl.de.ap, Jean Baptiste, Printz Board, DJ Replay, Funkagenda, David Guetta, Keith Harris, Mark Knight, Poet Name Life, Frederick Riesterer & will.i.am, producers; Dylan "3D" Dresdow, Padraic "Padlock" Kerin & will.i.am, engineers/mixers; Chris Bellman, mastering engineer
    [Interscope Records]
  • The Fame
    Lady Gaga
    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
    [Streamline/Interscope/Konlive/Cherrytree]
  • Big Whiskey And The Groogrux King
    Dave Matthews Band
    Rob Cavallo, producer; Chris Lord-Alge & Doug McKean, engineers/mixers; Ted Jensen, mastering engineer
    [RCA Records / Bama Rags Recordings, LLC.]
  • Fearless
    Taylor Swift
    Colbie Caillat, featured artist; Nathan Chapman & Taylor Swift, producers; Chad Carlson, Nathan Chapman & Justin Niebank, engineers/mixers; Hank Williams, mastering engineer
    [Big Machine Records]

Song Of The Year

  • Poker Face
    Lady Gaga & RedOne, songwriters (Lady Gaga)
    Track from: The Fame
    [Streamline/Interscope/Konlive/Cherrytree; Publishers: Stefani Germanotta p/k/a Lady Gaga, Sony/ATV Songs/House of Gaga Publishing/GloJoe Music, Sony/ATV Songs/RedOne Productions.]
  • Pretty Wings
    Hod David & Musze, songwriters (Maxwell)
    Track from: Blacksummers' Night
    [Columbia; Publishers: Sony/ATV Tunes/Muszewell, EMI April Music, Ben Ami Music.]
  • Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
    Thaddis Harrell, Beyoncé Knowles, Terius Nash & Christopher Stewart, songwriters (Beyoncé)
    Track from: I Am... Sasha Fierce
    [Music World Music / Columbia; Publishers: Songs of Peer/March 9th Publishing, 2082 Music/WB Music Publishing, Sony/ATV Tunes, Suga Wuga Music, B-Day Publishing/EMI April Music.]
  • Use Somebody
    Caleb Followill, Jared Followill, Matthew Followill & Nathan Followill, songwriters (Kings Of Leon)
    [RCA Records; Publishers: Martha Street Music/Songs of Combustion Music/Music of Windswept, Followill Music/Songs of Combustion Music/Music of Windswept, McFearless Music/Bug Music, Coffee, Tea or Me Publishing/Bug Music.]
  • You Belong With Me
    Liz Rose & Taylor Swift, songwriters (Taylor Swift)
    Track from: Fearless
    [Big Machine Records; Publishers: Sony/ATV Tree Publishing, Taylor Swift Music/Potting Shed Music, Barbara Orbison World Publishing.]

Best New Artist

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

Best Female Pop Vocal Performance

  • Hometown Glory
    Adele
    Track from: 19
    [XL/Columbia]
  • Halo
    Beyoncé
    Track from: I Am... Sasha Fierce
    [Music World Music / Columbia]
  • Hot N Cold
    Katy Perry
    [Capitol]
  • Sober
    Pink
    Track from: Funhouse
    [LaFace Records]
  • You Belong With Me
    Taylor Swift
    Track from: Fearless
    [Big Machine Records]

Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals

  • Sea Of Heartbreak
    Rosanne Cash & Bruce Springsteen
    [Manhattan]
  • Love Sex Magic
    Ciara & Justin Timberlake
    Track from: Fantasy Ride
    [LaFace Records]
  • Lucky
    Jason Mraz & Colbie Caillat
    Track from: We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things.
    [Atlantic]
  • Baby, It's Cold Outside
    Willie Nelson & Norah Jones
    Track from: American Classic
    [Blue Note]
  • Breathe
    Taylor Swift & Colbie Caillat
    Track from: Fearless
    [Big Machine Records]

Best Rock Instrumental Performance

  • A Day In The Life
    Jeff Beck
    Track from: Performing This Week...Live At Ronnie Scott's
    [Eagle Records]
  • Warped Sister
    Booker T. Jones
    Track from: Potato Hole
    [ANTI]
  • Playing With Fire
    Brad Paisley
    Track from: Play
    [Arista Nashville]
  • Mr. Surfer Goes Jazzin'
    Brian Setzer Orchestra
    [Surfdog Records]
  • Now We Run
    Steve Vai
    [Favored Nations Entertainment]

Best Female Country Vocal Performance

  • Dead Flowers
    Miranda Lambert
    [Columbia Records]
  • I Just Call You Mine
    Martina McBride
    Track from: Shine
    [RCA Records]
  • White Horse
    Taylor Swift
    Track from: Fearless
    [Big Machine Records]
  • Just A Dream
    Carrie Underwood
    Track from: Carnival Ride
    [Arista Nashville]
  • Solitary Thinkin'
    Lee Ann Womack
    Track from: Call Me Crazy
    [MCA Nashville]

Best Male Country Vocal Performance

  • All I Ask For Anymore
    Trace Adkins
    Track from: X (Ten)
    [Capitol Records Nashville]
  • People Are Crazy
    Billy Currington
    Track from: Little Bit Of Everything
    [Mercury Records]
  • High Cost Of Living
    Jamey Johnson
    Track from: That Lonesome Song
    [Mercury Records]
  • Living For The Night
    George Strait
    Track from: Twang
    [MCA Nashville]
  • Sweet Thing
    Keith Urban
    Track from: Defying Gravity
    [Capitol Records Nashville]

Best Country Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals

  • Cowgirls Don't Cry
    Brooks & Dunn
    Track from: Cowboy Town
    [Arista Nashville]
  • Chicken Fried
    Zac Brown Band
    Track from: The Foundation
    [Home Grown/Big Picture/Atlantic]
  • I Run To You
    Lady Antebellum
    Track from: Lady Antebellum
    [Capitol Records Nashville]
  • Here Comes Goodbye
    Rascal Flatts
    Track from: Unstoppable
    [Lyric Street Records]
  • It Happens
    Sugarland
    Track from: Love On The Inside
    [Mercury Records]

Best Country Collaboration With Vocals

  • Beautiful World
    Dierks Bentley & Patty Griffin
    Track from: Feel That Fire
    [Capitol Records Nashville]
  • Down The Road
    Kenny Chesney & Mac McAnally
    Track from: Lucky Old Sun
    [BNA Records Label]
  • Start A Band
    Brad Paisley & Keith Urban
    Track from: Play
    [Arista Nashville]
  • I Told You So
    Carrie Underwood & Randy Travis
    [19/Arista Nashville]
  • Everything But Quits
    Lee Ann Womack & George Strait
    Track from: Call Me Crazy
    [MCA Nashville]

Best Country Instrumental Performance

  • Under The (Five) Wire

Alison Brown
Track from: The Company You Keep
[Compass Records]

  • The Crystal Merchant
    The Greencards
    Track from: Fascination
    [Sugar Hill Records]
  • Mansinneedof
    Sarah Jarosz
    Track from: Song Up In Her Head
    [Sugar Hill Records]
  • Producer's Medley
    Steve Wariner
    Track from: Steve Wariner c.g.p. My Tribute To Chet Atkins
    [SelecTone Records]

Best Country Song

  • All I Ask For Anymore
    Casey Beathard & Tim James, songwriters (Trace Adkins)
    Track from: X (Ten)
    [Capitol Records Nashville; Publishers: Sony/ATV Acuff Rose Music/Warner-Tamerlane Publishing, T-Bird's Music.]
  • High Cost Of Living
    Jamey Johnson & James Slater, songwriters (Jamey Johnson)
    Track from: That Lonesome Song
    [Mercury Records; Publishers: EMI Blackwood Music/Big Gassed Hitties, Hope-N-Cal Music/Pick Them Maters Music/Diversion Music.]
  • I Run To You
    Tom Douglas, Dave Haywood, Charles Kelley & Hillary Scott, songwriters (Lady Antebellum)
    Track from: Lady Antebellum
    [Capitol Records Nashville; Publishers: Warner-Tamerlane Publishing/DWHaywood Music/Radiobulletspublishing/Hillary Dawn Publishing/Shaw Enuff Songs/Sony/ATV Music Publishing/Tomdouglasmusic.]
  • People Are Crazy
    Bobby Braddock & Troy Jones, songwriters (Billy Currington)
    Track from: Little Bit Of Everything
    [Mercury Records; Publishers: Sony/ATV Music Publishing, Tiltawhirl Music/Crozier Music Enterprise.]
  • White Horse
    Liz Rose & Taylor Swift, songwriters (Taylor Swift)
    Track from: Fearless
    [Big Machine Records; Publishers: Sony/ATV Tree Publishing, Taylor Swift Music/Sony/ATV Timber Publishing, Hillsboro Valley Songs.]

Best Country Album

  • The Foundation
    Zac Brown Band
    [Home Grown/Big Picture/Atlantic]
  • Twang
    George Strait
    [MCA Nashville]
  • Fearless
    Taylor Swift
    [Big Machine Records]
  • Defying Gravity
    Keith Urban
    [Capitol Records Nashville]
  • Call Me Crazy
    Lee Ann Womack
    [MCA Nashville]

Best Southern, Country, Or Bluegrass Gospel Album

  • Jason Crabb
    Jason Crabb
    [Spring Hill Music Group]
  • Dream On
    Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
    [Gaither Music Group]
  • The Rock
    Tracy Lawrence
    [Rocky Comfort Records/Artist2Market Distribution]
  • In God's Time
    Barry Scott & Second Wind
    [Rebel Records]
  • Everyday
    Triumphant Quartet
    [Daywind Records]

Best Americana Album

  • Together Through Life
    Bob Dylan
    [Columbia]
  • Electric Dirt
    Levon Helm
    [Dirt Farmer Music/Vanguard Records]
  • Willie And The Wheel
    Willie Nelson & Asleep At The Wheel
    [Bismeaux Records]
  • Wilco (The Album)
    Wilco
    [Nonesuch]
  • Little Honey
    Lucinda Williams
    [Lost Highway Records]

Best Bluegrass Album

  • Could We Get Any Closer?
    Jim Lauderdale
    [Sky Crunch Records]
  • The Crow / New Songs For The Five-String Banjo
    Steve Martin
    [Rounder]
  • Buckaroo Blue Grass
    Michael Martin Murphey
    [Rural Rhythm Records]
  • Almost Live
    Bryan Sutton And Friends
    [Sugar Hill Records]
  • Destination Life
    Rhonda Vincent
    [Rounder]

Best Musical Show Album

  • Ain't Misbehavin'
    Robert Sher, producer (Various, composer; Various, lyricist) (30th Anniversary Cast Recording With Ruben Studdard, Frenchie Davis & Others)
    [Rhino]
  • Hair
    Noah Cornman, Kurt Deutsch, Joel Moss & Steve Norman, producers (Galt MacDermot, composer; James Rado & Gerome Ragni, lyricists) (New Broadway Cast With Sasha Allen, Gavin Creel & Others)
    [Razor & Tie Entertainment/Ghostlight Records]
  • 9 To 5 The Musical
    Frank Filipetti, producer; Dolly Parton, composer; Dolly Parton, lyricist (Original Broadway Cast With Allison Janney, Stephanie J. Block, Megan Hilty & Others)
    [Dolly Records/Artist2Market Distribution]
  • Shrek The Musical
    Peter Hylenski & Jeanine Tesori, producers; Jeanine Tesori, composer; David Lindsay-Abaire, lyricist (Original Broadway Cast With Brian d'Arcy James, Sutton Foster & Others)
    [Decca Broadway]
  • West Side Story
    David Caddick & David Lai, producers (Leonard Bernstein, composer; Stephen Sondheim, lyricist) (New Broadway Cast with Matt Cavenaugh, Josefina Scaglione & Others)
    [Masterworks Broadway]

Best Long Form Music Video

  • In Boston
    Chris Botti
    Jim Gable, video director; Bobby Colomby, video producer
    [Columbia]
  • Johnny Cash's America
    (Johnny Cash)
    Robert Gordon & Morgan Neville, video directors; Robert Gordon & Morgan Neville, video producers
    [Columbia/Legacy]
  • Anita O'Day — The Life Of A Jazz Singer
    (Anita O'Day)
    Robbie Cavolina & Ian McCrudden, video directors; Robbie Cavolina, Melissa Davis & Ian McCrudden, video producers
    [AOD Productions]
  • Love, Pain & The Whole Crazy World Tour Live
    Keith Urban
    Chris Hicky, video director; Blake Morrison, video producer
    [Capitol Nashville]
  • The Beatles Love — All Together Now
    (Various Artists)
    Adrian Wills, video director; Martin Bolduc & Jonathan Clyde, video producers
    [Apple/Capitol]