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48th annual Grammy nominations list — part 1

This is the first half of the nominations list for the 48th annual Grammy awards. Awards will be presented Feb. 8, 2006, in Los Angeles.

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RECORD OF THE YEAR
“We Belong Together” — Mariah Carey; Mariah Carey, Jermaine Dupri, Manuel Seal, producers; Brian Garten, John Horesco IV, Phil Tan, engineers/mixers (track from “The Emancipation of Mimi”) (Island Records)
“Feel Good Inc.” — Gorillaz featuring De La Soul; Jason Cox, Danger Mouse, Dring, Gorillaz, producers; Cox, Danger Mouse, Gorillaz, engineers/mixers (track from “Demon Days”) (Virgin)
“Boulevard of Broken Dreams” — Green Day; Rob Cavallo, Green Day, producers; Chris Lord-Alge, Doug McKean, engineers/mixers (track from “American Idiot”) (Reprise)
“Hollaback Girl” — Gwen Stefani; the Neptunes, producers; Andrew Coleman, Phil Tan, engineers/mixers (track from “Love. Angel. Music. Baby.”) (Interscope Records)
“Gold Digger” — Kanye West; Jon Brion, Kanye West, producers; Tom Biller, Andrew Dawson, Mike Dean, Anthony Kilhofer, engineers/mixers (track from “Late Registration”) (Roc-A-Fella)

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
“The Emancipation of Mimi” — Mariah Carey; Mariah Carey, Brian Michael Cox, Jermaine Dupri, Young Genius, Scram Jones, the Legendary Traxster, LROC, the Neptunes, James Poyser, Manuel Seal, Kanye West, James “Big Jim” Wright, producers; Dana Jon Chappelle, Jermaine Dupri, Bryan Frye, Brian Garten, John Horesco IV, Manny Marroquin, Mike Pierce, Phil Tan, Pat “Pat ‘Em Down” Viala, engineers/mixers; Herb Powers, mastering engineer (Island Records)
“Chaos and Creation in the Backyard” — Paul McCartney; Nigel Godrich, producer; Darrell Thorp, engineer/mixer; Alan Yoshida, mastering engineer (Capitol Records)
“Love. Angel. Music. Baby.” — Gwen Stefani; Andre 3000, Dallas Austin, Dr. Dre, Nellee Hooper, Jimmy Jam, Tony Kanal, Terry Lewis, the Neptunes, Linda Perry, Johnny Vulture, producers; Andre 3000, Andrew Coleman, Greg Collins, Ian Cross, Dr. Dre, John Frye, Simon Gogerly, Mauricio “Veto” Iragorri, Matt Marin, Colin “Dog” Mitchell, Pete Novak, Ian Rossiter, Rick Sheppard, Mark “Spike” Stent, Phil Tan, Johnny Vulture, engineers/mixers; Brian “Big Bass” Gardner, mastering engineer (Interscope Records)
“How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb” — U2; Brian Eno, Flood, Daniel Lanois, Jacknife Lee, Steve Lillywhite, Chris Thomas, producers; Greg Collins, Flood, Carl Glanville, Simon Gogerly, Nellee Hooper, Jacknife Lee, Steve Lillywhite, engineers/mixers; Arnie Acosta, mastering engineer (Interscope Records)
“Late Registration” — Kanye West; Jon Brion, Warryn “Baby Dubb” Campbell, Just Blaze, Devo Springsteen, Kanye West, producers; Craig Bauer, Tom Biller, Andrew Dawson, Mike Dean, Anthony Kilhofer, Manny Marroquin, Richard Reitz, Brian Sumner, engineers/mixers; Vlado Meller, mastering engineer (Roc-A-Fella)

SONG OF THE YEAR
“Bless the Broken Road” — Bobby Boyd, Jeff Hanna, Marcus Hummon, songwriters (Rascal Flatts) (track from “Feels Like Today”) (Lyric Street Records; publishers: Careers-BMG Music, Floyd’s Dream Music, Jeff Diggs Music)
“Devils & Dust” — Bruce Springsteen, songwriter (Bruce Springsteen) (track from “Devils & Dust”) (Columbia Records; publisher: Bruce Springsteen)
“Ordinary People” — W. Adams, J. Stephens, songwriters (John Legend) (track from “Get Lifted”) (Getting Out Our Dreams/Sony Urban Music/Columbia; publishers: John Legend Publishing, Will.I.Am Music, Cherry River Music)
“Sometimes You Can’t Make It on Your Own” — U2, songwriters (U2) (track from “How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb”) (Interscope Records; publisher: Universal Music Publishing)
“We Belong Together” — J. Austin, M. Carey, J. Dupri, M. Seal, songwriters (Mariah Carey) (track from “The Emancipation of Mimi”) (Island; publishers: Rye Songs, Shaniah Cymone Music, EMI April, Seal Music, BMG Songs, Naked Under My Clothes, Ballads by Design, Chrysalis Music, Sony/ATV Songs, Hip Chic Music, Mister Johnson’s Jams, Warner-Tamerlane Publishing, Abkco Music)

NEW ARTIST
Ciara
Fall Out Boy
Keane
John Legend
SugarLand

FEMALE POP VOCAL PERFORMANCE
“It’s Like That” — Mariah Carey (track from “The Emancipation of Mimi”) (Island Records)
“Since U Been Gone” — Kelly Clarkson (track from “Breakaway”) (RCA Records)
“Good Is Good” — Sheryl Crow (track from “Wildflower”) (A&M Records)
“I Will Not Be Broken” — Bonnie Raitt (track from “Souls Alike”) (Capitol Records)
“Hollaback Girl” — Gwen Stefani (track from “Love. Angel. Music. Baby.”) (Interscope Records)

MALE POP VOCAL PERFORMANCE
“Sitting, Waiting, Wishing” — Jack Johnson (track from “In Between Dreams”) (Brushfire Records/Universal Records)
“Fine Line” — Paul McCartney (track from “Chaos and Creation in the Backyard”) (Capitol Records)
“Walk On By” — Seal (track from “Best: 1991-2004”) (Warner Bros.)
“Lonely No More” — Rob Thomas (track from: “…Something to Be”) (Melisma/Atlantic)
“From the Bottom of My Heart” Stevie Wonder (track from “A Time to Love”) (Motown Records)

POP PERFORMANCE BY A DUO OR GROUP WITH VOCAL
“Don’t Lie” — the Black Eyed Peas (track from “Monkey Business”) (A&M Records)
“Mr. Brightside” — the Killers (track from “Hot Fuss”) (Island Records)
“More Than Love” — Los Lonely Boys (track from “Los Lonely Boys”) (Or Music/Epic Records)
“This Love” — Maroon 5 (track from “Live — Friday the 13th”) (Octone Records/J Records)
“My Doorbell” — The White Stripes (track from “Get Behind Me Satan”) (Third Man Records/V2 Records)

POP COLLABORATION WITH VOCALS
“Gone Going” — the Black Eyed Peas & Jack Johnson (track from “Monkey Business”) (A&M Records)
“Virginia Moon” — Foo Fighters & Norah Jones (track from “In Your Honor”) (RCA Records)
“Feel Good Inc.” — Gorillaz & De La Soul (track from “Demon Days”) (Virgin Records)
“A Song for You” — Herbie Hancock & Christina Aguilera (track from “Possibilities”) (Starbucks Hear Music/Hancock Music/Vector Recordings)
“A Time to Love” — Stevie Wonder & India.Arie (track from “A Time to Love”) (Motown Records)

POP INSTRUMENTAL PERFORMANCE
“In Our Time” — Burt Bacharach & Chris Botti (track from “At This Time”) (Columbia Records)
“T-Jam” — George Duke (track from “Duke”) (BPM Records)
“Gelo Na Montanha” — Herbie Hancock & Trey Anastasio (track from “Possibilities”) (Starbucks Hear Music/Hancock Music/Vector Recordings)
“Agave” — Daniel Lanois (track from “Belladonna”) (Anti)
“Caravan” — Les Paul (track from “American Made, World Played”) (Capitol Records)

POP INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM
“At This Time” — Burt Bacharach (Columbia Records)
“Bloom” — Eric Johnson (Favored Nations)
“Naked Guitar” — Earl Klugh (Koch Records)
“Belladonna” — Daniel Lanois (Anti)
“Flipside” — Jeff Lorber (Narada Jazz)

POP VOCAL ALBUM
“Extraordinary Machine” — Fiona Apple (Epic Records/Cl
ean Slate)
“Breakaway” — Kelly Clarkson (RCA Records)
“Wildflower” — Sheryl Crow (A&M Records)
“Chaos and Creation in the Backyard” — Paul McCartney (Capitol Records)
“Love. Angel. Music. Baby.” — Gwen Stefani (Interscope Records)

DANCE RECORDING
“Galvanize” — the Chemical Brothers featuring Q-Tip; the Chemical Brothers, producers; the Chemical Brothers, Steve Dub, mixers (track from “Push the Button”) (Astralwerks)
“Say Hello” — Deep Dish; Ali “Dubfire” Shirazinia, Sharam Tayebi, producers; Deep Dish, Matt Nordstrom, mixers (Thrive)
“Wonderful Night” — Fatboy Slim & Lateef; Fatboy Slim, producer; Simon Thornton, mixer (track from “Palookaville”) (Astralwerks)
“Daft Punk Is Playing at My House” — LCD Soundsystem; the DFA, producers; the DFA, Andy Wallace, mixers (track from “LCD Soundsystem”) (DFA Records/Capitol Records)
“I Believe in You” — Kylie Minogue; Babydaddy, Jake Shears, producers; Jeremy Wheatly, mixer (track from “Ultimate Kylie”) (Capitol Records)
“Guilt Is a Useless Emotion” — New Order; New Order, Stuart Price, producers; New Order, Stuart Price, mixers (track from “Waiting for the Sirens’ Call”) (Warner Bros. Records)

ELECTRONIC/DANCE ALBUM
“Push the Button” — the Chemical Brothers (Astralwerks)
“Human After All” — Daft Punk (Virgin Records)
“Palookaville” — Fatboy Slim (Astralwerks)
“Minimum-Maximum” — Kraftwerk (Astralwerks)
“LCD Soundsystem” — LCD Soundsystem (DFA Records/Capitol Records)

TRADITIONAL POP VOCAL ALBUM
“The Art of Romance” — Tony Bennett (RPM Records/Columbia Records)
“It’s Time” — Michael Buble (143 Records/Reprise)
“Isn’t It Romantic” — Johnny Mathis (Columbia Records)
“Moonlight Serenade” — Carly Simon (Columbia Records)
“Thanks for the Memory … The Great American Songbook Volume IV” — Rod Stewart (J Records)

SOLO ROCK VOCAL PERFORMANCE
“Revolution” — Eric Clapton (track from “Back Home”) (Reprise/Duck)
“Shine It All Around” — Robert Plant (track from “Mighty ReArranger”) (Sanctuary)
“Devils & Dust” — Bruce Springsteen (track from “Devils & Dust”) (Columbia Records)
“This Is How a Heart Breaks” — Rob Thomas (track from “…Something to Be”) (Melisma/Atlantic Records)
“The Painter” — Neil Young (track from “Prairie Wind”) (Reprise Records)

ROCK PERFORMANCE BY A DUO OR GROUP WITH VOCAL
“Speed of Sound” — Coldplay (track from “X&Y”) (Capitol)
“Best of You” — Foo Fighters (track from “In Your Honor”) (RCA Records)
“Do You Want To” — Franz Ferdinand (track from “You Could Have It So Much Better”) (Domino)
“All These Things That I’ve Done” — the Killers (track from “Hot Fuss”) (Island Records)
“Sometimes You Can’t Make It on Your Own” — U2 (track from “How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb”) (Interscope Records)

HARD ROCK PERFORMANCE
“Doesn’t Remind Me” — Audioslave (track from “Out of Exile”) (Interscope/Epic Records)
“The Hand That Feeds” — Nine Inch Nails (track from “With Teeth”) (nothing/Interscope Records)
“Tin Pan Valley” — Robert Plant (track from “Mighty ReArranger”) (Sanctuary)
“Little Sister” — Queens of the Stone Age (track from “Lullabies to Paralyze”) (Interscope Records)
“B.Y.O.B.” — System of a Down (track from “Mezmerize”) (Columbia Records)

METAL PERFORMANCE
“The Great Satan” — Ministry (track from “Rantology”) (Sanctuary)
“Determined” — Mudvayne (track from “Lost and Found”) (Epic)
“Mein Teil” — Rammstein (track from “Reise, Reise”) (Republic/Universal)
“What Drives the Weak” — Shadows Fall (track from “The War Within”) (Century Media Records)
“Before I Forget” — Slipknot (track from “Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses)”) (Roadrunner Records)

ROCK INSTRUMENTAL PERFORMANCE
“Beat Box Guitar” — Adrian Belew (track from “Side One”) (Sanctuary)
“Birds of Prey” — Stewart Copeland (track from “Orchestralli”) (Ponderosa)
“69 Freedom Special” — Les Paul & Friends (track from “American Made, World Played”) (Capitol Records)
“Mercy” — Joe Perry (track from “Joe Perry”) (Columbia Records)
“Lotus Feet” — Steve Vai (track from “Real Illusions: Reflections”) (Epic/Red Ink)

ROCK SONG
“Best of You” — Foo Fighters, songwriters (Foo Fighters) (track from “In Your Honor”) (RCA Records; publishers: M.J.-Twelve Music, I Love the Punk Rock Music, Living Under a Rock Music, Flying Earform Music)
“Beverly Hills” — Rivers Cuomo, songwriter (Weezer) (track from “Make Believe”) (Geffen Records; publisher: E.O. Smith Music)
“City of Blinding Lights” — U2, songwriters (U2) (track from “How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb”) (Interscope Records; publisher: Universal Music Publishing)
“Devils & Dust” — Bruce Springsteen, songwriter (Bruce Springsteen) (track from “Devils & Dust”) (Columbia Records; publisher: Bruce Springsteen)
“Speed of Sound” — Guy Berryman, Jon Buckland, Will Champion, Chris Martin, songwriters (Coldplay) (track from “X&Y”) (Capitol; publisher: BMG Songs)

ROCK ALBUM
“X&Y” — Coldplay (Capitol Records)
“In Your Honor” — Foo Fighters (RCA Records)
“A Bigger Bang” — the Rolling Stones (Virgin Records)
“How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb” — U2 (Interscope Records)
“Prairie Wind” — Neil Young (Reprise Records)

ALTERNATIVE MUSIC ALBUM
“Funeral” — the Arcade Fire (Merge Records)
“Guero” — Beck (Interscope Records)
“Plans” — Death Cab For Cutie (Atlantic Records)
“You Could Have It So Much Better” — Franz Ferdinand (Domino)
“Get Behind Me Satan” — the White Stripes (Third Man/V2 Records)

FEMALE R&B VOCAL PERFORMANCE
“1 Thing” — Amerie (track from “Touch”) (Columbia Records)
“Wishing on a Star” — Beyonce (track from “Roll Bounce”) (Music World/Sanctuary Urban)
“We Belong Together” — Mariah Carey (track from “The Emancipation of Mimi”) (Island Records)
“Free Yourself” — Fantasia (track from “Free Yourself”) (J Records)
“Unbreakable” — Alicia Keys (track from “Unplugged”) (J Records)

MALE R&B VOCAL PERFORMANCE
“Creepin'” — Jamie Foxx (track from “So Amazing — An All-Star Tribute to Luther Vandross”) (J Records)
“Ordinary People” — John Legend (track from “Get Lifted”) (Getting Out Our Dreams/Sony Urban Music/Columbia)
“Let Me Love You” — Mario (track from “Turning Point”) (J Records)
“Superstar” — Usher (track from “So Amazing — An All-Star Tribute to Luther Vandross”) (J Records)
“So What the Fuss” — Stevie Wonder (track from “A Time to Love”) (Motown)

R&B PERFORMANCE BY A DUO OR GROUP WITH VOCALS
“So Amazing” — Beyonce & Stevie Wonder (track from “So Amazing — An All-Star Tribute to Luther Vandross”) (J Records)
“Cater 2 U” — Destiny’s Child (track from “Destiny Fulfilled”) (Columbia Records, Sony Urban)
“If This World Were Mine” — Alicia Keys & Jermaine Paul (track from “So Amazing — An All-Star Tribut
e to Luther Vandross”) (J Records)
“So High” — John Legend & Lauryn Hill (track from “Get Lifted”) (Getting Out Our Dreams/Sony Urban Music/Columbia)
“How Will I Know” — Stevie Wonder & Aisha Morris (track from “A Time to Love”) (Motown Records)

TRADITIONAL R&B VOCAL PERFORMANCE
“Mine Again” — Mariah Carey (track from “The Emancipation of Mimi”) (Island Records)
“Summertime” — Fantasia (track from “Free Yourself”) (J Records)
“A House Is Not a Home” Aretha Franklin (track from “So Amazing — An All-Star Tribute to Luther Vandross”) (J Records)
“If I Was Your Woman” Alicia Keys (track from “Unplugged”) (J Records)
“Stay With You” John Legend (track from “Get Lifted”) (Getting Out Our Dreams/Sony Urban Music/Columbia)

URBAN/ALTERNATIVE PERFORMANCE
“SupaStar” Floetry (Geffen)
“Dirty Harry” Gorillaz (track from “Demon Days”) (Virgin Records)
“Dust” Van Hunt (track from “Van Hunt”) (Capitol)
“Welcome to Jamrock” — Damian Marley (track from “Welcome to Jamrock”) (Tuff Gong/Universal)
“Ghetto Rock” — Mos Def (track from “The New Danger”) (Geffen)

R&B SONG
“Cater 2 U” — Rodney Jerkins, Beyonce Knowles, Ricky Lewis, Kelly Rowland, Robert Waller, Michelle Williams, songwriters (Destiny’s Child) (track from “Destiny’s Fulfilled”) (Columbia Records; publishers: Sony/ATV Tunes, Beyonce Publishing, Kelendria Music Publishing, Michelle MW Publishing, EMI Blackwood Music, Rodney Jerkins Prods., Intl. Music Publishing, Notting Dale Songs)
“Free Yourself” — Craig Brockman, Missy Elliott, Nisan Stewart, songwriters (Fantasia) (track from “Free Yourself”) (J Records; publishers: Mass Confusion Music, WB Music/CraigMan Music, Dreamworks Songs/Nisan’s Music, Universal Music Publishing)
“Ordinary People” W. Adams, J. Stephens, songwriters (John Legend) (Track from “Get Lifted”) (Getting Out Our Dreams/Sony Urban Music/Columbia; publishers: John Legend Publishing, Will.I.Am Music, Cherry River Music)
“Unbreakable” Garry Glenn, Alicia Keys, Harold Lily, Kanye West, songwriters (Alicia Keys) (track from “Unplugged”) (J Records)
“We Belong Together” J. Austin, M. Carey, J. Dupri, M. Seal, songwriters (Mariah Carey) (track from “The Emancipation of Mimi”) (Island; publishers: Rye Songs, Shaniah Cymone Music, EMI April, Seal Music, BMG Songs, Naked Under My Clothes, Ballads by Design, Chrysalis Music, Sony/ATV Songs, Hip Chic Music, Mister Johnson’s Jams, Warner-Tamerlane Publishing, Abkco Music)

R&B ALBUM
“Illumination” Earth, Wind & Fire (Sanctuary)
“Free Yourself” Fantasia (J Records)
“Unplugged” Alicia Keys (J Records)
“Get Lifted” John Legend (Getting Out Our Dreams/Sony Urban Music/Columbia)
“A Time to Love” Stevie Wonder (Motown Records)

CONTEMPORARY R&B ALBUM
“Touch” Amerie (Columbia Records/Sony Urban)
“The Emancipation of Mimi” Mariah Carey (Island Records)
“Destiny Fulfilled” Destiny’s Child (Columbia Records)
“Turning Point” Mario (J Records)
“O” Omarion (Epic)

RAP SOLO PERFORMANCE
“Testify” Common (track from “Be”) (Geffen)
“Mockingbird” Eminem (track from “Encore”) (Aftermath/Shady/Interscope Records)
“Disco Inferno” 50 Cent (track from “The Massacre”) (Shady/Aftermath/Interscope Records)
“Number One Spot” Ludacris (track from “The Red Light District”) (Def Jam South)
“U Don’t Know Me” T.I. (track from “Urban Legend”) (Grand Hustle/Atlantic)
“Gold Digger” Kanye West (track from “Late Registration”) (Roc-A-Fella)

RAP PERFORMANCE BY A DUO OR GROUP
“Don’t Phunk With My Heart” — the Black Eyed Peas (track from “Monkey Business”) (A&M Records)
“The Corner” Common featuring the Last Poets (track from “Be”) (Geffen)
“Encore” Eminem featuring Dr. Dre and 50 Cent (track from “Encore”) (Aftermath/Shady/Interscope Records)
“Hate It or Love It” —The Game featuring 50 Cent (track from “The Documentary”) (Aftermath/G-Unit/Interscope Records)
“Wait (The Whisper Song)” Ying Yang Twins (track from “U.S.A.: United State of Atlanta”) (TVT Records)

RAP/SUNG COLLABORATION
“1,2 Step” Ciara featuring Missy Elliott (LaFace/Zomba Label Group)
“They Say” Common featuring Kanye West and John Legend (track from “Be”) (Geffen)
“Soldier” Destiny’s Child featuring T.I. & Lil Wayne (track from “Destiny Fulfilled”) (Columbia Records/ Sony Urban)
“Numb/Encore” Jay-Z featuring Linkin Park (track from “Collision Course”) (Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam/Machine Shop/Warner Bros.)
“Rich Girl” Gwen Stefani featuring Eve (track from “Love. Angel. Music. Baby.”) (Interscope Records)

RAP SONG
“Candy Shop” Curtis Jackson & Scott Storch, songwriters (50 Cent featuring Olivia) (track from “The Massacre”) (Shady/Aftermath/Interscope Records; publishers: 50 Cent Music, Scott Storch Music, TVT Music)
“Diamonds From Sierra Leone” D. Harris & Kanye West, songwriters; (Kanye West) (Roc-A-Fella; publisher: EMI Unart Catalog)
“Don’t Phunk With My Heart” William Adams, Printz Board, Stacy Ferguson, George Pajon Jr., songwriters (the Black Eyed Peas) (track from “Monkey Business”) (A&M Records; publishers: Careers-BMG Music, Zomba Enterprises, Saregama India, will.i.am Music, Cherry River Music, Printz Polar Publishing, Songs of Universal, El Cubano Music, EMI Blackwood Music)
“Hate It or Love It” Curtis Jackson, A. Lyon, Jayceon Taylor, M. Valenzano, songwriters (The Game featuring 50 Cent) (track from “The Documentary”) (Aftermath/G-Unit/Interscope Records; publishers: Black Wall Street, Each1Teach1, 50 Cent Music, Dade Co. Project Music, Zomba Songs, Golden Fleece Music, Mured Music)
“Lose Control” M. Elliott, C. Harris, G. Isaacs III, songwriters (Missy Elliott featuring Ciara and Fat Man Scoop) (track from “The Cookbook”) (Goldmind/Atlantic; publishers: Mass Confusion Music, WB Music, Royalty Rightings, Warner Tamerlane Publishing, Big Colorado Music, Deep Space Music, Publishing Corp. of America, Pure Energy Music Publishing)

RAP ALBUM
“Be” Common (Geffen)
“The Cookbook” Missy Elliott (Goldmind/Atlantic)
“Encore” Eminem (Aftermath/Shady/Interscope Records)
“The Massacre” 50 Cent (Shady/Aftermath/Interscope Records)
“Late Registration” Kanye West (Roc-A-Fella)

FEMALE COUNTRY VOCAL PERFORMANCE
“The Connection” Emmylou Harris (track from “The Very Best of Emmylou Harris: Heartaches & Highways”) (Warner Bros. Records/Rhino)
“Mississippi Girl” Faith Hill (track from “Fireflies”) (Warner Bros.)
“All Jacked Up” Gretchen Wilson (track from “All Jacked Up”) (Epic Records)
“I May Hate Myself in the Morning” Lee Ann Womack (track from “There’s More Where That Came From”) (MCA Nashville)
“Georgia Rain” Trisha Yearwood (track from “Jasper County”) (MCA Nashville)

MALE COUNTRY VOCAL PERFORMANCE
“Funny How Time Slips Away” George Jones (track from “Hits I Missed … and One I Didn’t”) (Bandit Records)
“As Good As I Once Was” Toby Keith (track from “Honkytonk University”) (DreamWorks Records Nashville)
“Midnight Communion” Delbert McClinton (track from “Cost of Living”) (New West Records)
“Good Ol’ Boys” Willie Nelson (track from “The Dukes of Hazzard”) (Columbia Records)
“Alcohol” Brad Paisley (Arista Nashville)
“You’ll Think of Me” Keith Urban (Capitol Records Nashville)

COUNTRY PERFORMANCE BY A DUO OR GROUP WITH VOCAL
“Comin’ to Your City” Big & Rich (Warner Bros.)
“Play Something Country” Brooks & Dunn (track from “Hillbilly Deluxe”) (Arista)
“I Hope” Dixie Chicks (Columbia)
“Restless” Alison Krauss & Union Station (track from “Lonely Runs Both Ways”) (Rounder)
“Bless the Broken Road” Rascal Flatts (track from “Feels Like Today”) (Lyric Street Records)

COUNTRY COLLABORATION WITH VOCALS
“Building Bridges” Brooks & Dunn, Sheryl Crow and Vince Gill (track from “Hillbilly Deluxe”) (Arista Nashville)
“Shelter From the Storm” Rodney Crowell and Emmylou Harris (track from “The Outsider”) (Columbia Records)
“Like We Never Loved at All” Faith Hill and Tim McGraw (track from “Fireflies”) (Warner Bros.)
“Dreams Come True” Willie Nelson and Norah Jones (track from “It Always Will Be”) (Lost Highway)
“Politically Uncorrect” Gretchen Wilson and Merle Haggard (track from: “All Jacked Up”) (Epic Records)

COUNTRY INSTRUMENTAL PERFORMANCE
“I’ll Fly Away” Charlie Daniels (track from “Songs From the Longleaf Pines”) (Blue Hat Records/Koch Records Nashville)
“Who’s Your Uncle?” Jerry Douglas, Sam Bush, Bela Feck (track from “The Best Kept Secret”) (Koch Records)
“Unionhouse Branch” Alison Krauss & Union Station (track from “Lonely Runs Both Ways”) (Rounder)
“Scotch & Chocolate” Nickel Creek (Track from “Why Should the Fire Die?”) (Sugar Hill Records)
“Time Warp” Brad Paisley (track from “Time Well Wasted”) (Arista Nashville)

COUNTRY SONG
“Alcohol” Brad Paisley, songwriter (Brad Paisley) (Arista Nashville; publishers: EMI April Music, Sea Gayle Music)
“All Jacked Up” Vicky McGehee, John Rich, Gretchen Wilson, songwriters (Gretchen Wilson) (track from “All Jacked Up”) (Epic Records; publishers: Sony/ATV Cross Keys Publishing, Hoosierman Music, WB Music, Rich Texan Music, EMI Blackwood, Oklahoma Girl Music)
“Bless the Broken Road” Bobby Boyd, Jeff Hanna, Marcus Hummon, songwriters (Rascal Flatts) (track from “Feels Like Today”) (Lyric Street Records; publishers: Careers-BMG Music, Floyd’s Dream Music, Jeff Diggs Music)
“I Hope” Keb’ Mo’, Martie Maguire, Natalie Maines, Emily Robison, songwriters (Dixie Chicks) (Columbia; publishers: Woolly Puddlin’ Music, Scrapin’ Toast Music, Keb Note Music)
“I May Hate Myself in the Morning” O. Blackmon, songwriter (Lee Ann Womack) (track from “There’s More Where That Came From”) (MCA Nashville; publisher: Cal IV Songs)

COUNTRY ALBUM
“Fireflies” Faith Hill (Warner Bros.)
“Lonely Runs Both Ways” Alison Krauss & Union Station (Rounder)
“Time Well Wasted” Brad Paisley (Arista Nashville)
“All Jacked Up” Gretchen Wilson (Epic Records)
“Jasper County” Trisha Yearwood (MCA Nashville)

BLUEGRASS ALBUM
“Marbletown” Blue Highway (Rounder)
“Cherryholmes” Cherryholmes (Skaggs Family Records)
“The Grascals” the Grascals (Rounder)
“The Company We Keep” Del McCoury Band (McCoury Music/Sugar Hill Records)
“Ragin’ Live” Rhonda Vincent & the Rage (Rounder)

NEW AGE ALBUM
“Music in the Key of Om” Jack De Johnette (Golden Beams/Kindred Rhythm Music Group)
“Sacred Journey of Ku-Kai, Volume 2” Kitaro (Domo Records)
“People of Peace” R. Carlos Nakai Quartet (Canyon Records)
“Montana — A Love Story” George Winston (Windham Hill)
“Silver Solstice” Paul Winter Consort (Living Music)

CONTEMPORARY JAZZ ALBUM
“Keystone” Dave Douglas (Greenleaf Music)
“Soulgrass” Bill Evans (BHM Prods.)
“The Way Up” Pat Metheny Group (Nonesuch)
“The Spirit Music Jamia: Dance of the Infidel” Meshell Ndegeocello (Shanachie Entertainment Corp.)
“Momentum” Joshua Redman Elastic Band (Nonesuch)

JAZZ VOCAL ALBUM
“J’ai Deux Amours” Dee Dee Bridgewater (Sovereign Artists)
“Blueprint of a Lady — Sketches of Billie Holiday” Nnenna Freelon (Concord Jazz)
“Good Night, and Good Luck” — Dianne Reeves (Concord Jazz)
“Duos II” Luciana Souza (Sunnyside)
“I’m With the Band” Tierney Sutton (Telarc Jazz)

JAZZ INSTRUMENTAL SOLO
“‘Round Midnight” Alan Broadbent, soloist (track from “‘Round Midnight”) (Artistry Music)
“Away” Ravi Coltrane, soloist (track from “In Flux”) (Savoy Jazz)
“The Source” Herbie Hancock, soloist (track from “Flow”) (Terence Blanchard) (Blue Note Records)
“A Love Supreme — Acknowledgement” Branford Marsalis, soloist (track from “Coltrane’s A Love Supreme Live in Amsterdam”) (Marsalis Music)
“Why Was I Born?” Sonny Rollins, soloist (track from “Without a Song — The 9/11 Concert”) (Milestone)

JAZZ INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM, INDIVIDUAL OR GROUP
“Flow” Terence Blanchard (Blue Note Records)
“Lyric” Billy Childs Ensemble (Lunacy Music/Artistshare)
“Live at the House of Tribes” Wynton Marsalis (Blue Note Records)
“Beyond the Sound Barrier” Wayne Shorter Quartet (Verve)
“What Now?” Kenny Wheeler with Dave Holland, Chris Potter, John Taylor (CAM Jazz)

LARGE JAZZ ENSEMBLE ALBUM
“Overtime” Dave Holland Big Band (Sunnyside/Dare2)
“A Blessing” John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble (OmniTone)
“Live” — the Bill Holman Band (Jazzed Media)
“I Am Three” Mingus Big Band, Orchestra & Dynasty (Sunnyside/Sue Mingus Music)
“Home of My Heart” the Chris Walden Big Band (Origin)

LATIN JAZZ ALBUM
“Time Was — Time Is” Ray Barretto (O Plus Music)
“Here and Now — Live in Concert” Caribbean Jazz Project featuring Dave Samuels (Concord Picante)
“…And Sammy Walked In” Sammy Figueroa & His Latin Jazz Explosion (Savant Records)
“Listen Here!” Eddie Palmieri (Concord Picante)
“Mulatos”
Omar Sosa (Ota Records)

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