Set includes tracks by Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift
The Recording Academy is partnering with EMI Music for this year’s star-studded benefit compilation, “2010 Grammy Nominees,” out Jan. 19.A portion of the proceeds for the traditionally bestselling package go to the Recording Academy’s charitable arms, the MusiCares Foundation and the Grammy Foundation. The collection of 20 popular tracks spotlights artists up for honors at the 52nd annual Grammy Awards, set for Staples Center in L.A. on Jan. 31. Set includes tracks by top nominees Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga, Black Eyed Peas, Kings of Leon, the Dave Matthews Band and the Zac Brown Band. Other nominated performers on the CD include Colbie Caillat, the Fray, Pink, Kelly Clarkson, Katy Perry, Adele, Sugarland, Lady Antebellum, Rascal Flatts, Green Day, Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood, Coldplay and U2.