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Jan 31 2010 – 3:12pm

The 52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards will feature three-and-a-half hours of performance-rich television.

Jan 28 2010 – 12:03pm

DJ Mick Boogie, the Jon Batiste Band (featuring Eddie Barbash, Jonathan Batiste, Philip Kuehn, Matt Marantz, and Joe Saylor), soul singer and GRAMMY winner Sam Moore, R&B sensation and three-time GRAMMY winner Ne-Yo, and the GRAMMY Jazz Ensembles will perform at the 2010 GRAMMY Celebration, an exclusive invitation-only event.

Grammy Nominees

Record Of The Year

Award to the Artist and to the Producer(s), Recording Engineer(s) and/or Mixer(s), if other than the artist.

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 & Frédéric 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

Award to the Artist(s) and to the Album Producer(s), Recording Engineer(s)/Mixer(s) & Mastering Engineer(s), if other than the artist.

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, Frédéric 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
Jeff Coffin, Tim Reynolds & Rashawn Ross, featured artists; 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

A Songwriter(s) Award. A song is eligible if it was first released or if it first achieved prominence during the Eligibility Year. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.

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

For a new artist who releases, during the Eligibility Year, the first recording which establishes the public identity of that artist.

Zac Brown Band

Keri Hilson

MGMT

Silversun Pickups

The Ting Tings

Best Female Pop Vocal Performance

For a solo vocal performance. Singles or Tracks only.

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 Male Pop Vocal Performance

For a solo vocal performance. Singles or Tracks only.

This Time

John Legend
Track from: Evolver
[G.O.O.D. Music/Columbia]

Love You

Maxwell
Track from: Blacksummers’ Night
[Columbia]

Make It Mine

Jason Mraz
Track from: We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things.
[Atlantic]

If You Don’t Know Me By Now

Seal
Track from: Soul
[143/Warner Bros.]

All About The Love Again

Stevie Wonder
[Hidden Beach Records]

Best Pop Performance By A Duo

Or Group With Vocals

For established duos or groups, with vocals. Singles or Tracks only.

I Gotta Feeling

The Black Eyed Peas
Track from: The E.N.D.
[Interscope Records]

We Weren’t Born To Follow

Bon Jovi
[Island]

Never Say Never

The Fray
Track from: The Fray
[Epic]

Sara Smile

Daryl Hall & John Oates
Track from: Live At The Troubadour
[Shout! Factory]

Kids

MGMT
Track from: Oracular Spectacular
[Columbia]

Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals

For a collaborative performance, with vocals, by artists who do not normally perform together. Singles or Tracks only.

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 Pop Instrumental Performance

For solo, duo, group or collaborative performances, without vocals. Singles or Tracks only.

Besame Mucho

Herb Alpert
Track from: Anything Goes – Live
[Concord Jazz]

Throw Down Your Heart

Béla Fleck
Track from: Throw Down Your Heart: Tales From The Acoustic Planet, Vol. 3 – Africa Sessions
[Rounder]

The Fire

Imogen Heap
Track from: Ellipse
[RCA Records / Megaphonic Records]

Phoenix Rise

Maxwell
Track from: Blacksummers’ Night
[Columbia]

Funk Joint

Marcus Miller
Track from: Marcus
[Concord Jazz/3 Dueces Records]

Best Pop Instrumental Album

For albums containing 51% or more playing time of INSTRUMENTAL tracks.

In Boston

Chris Botti
[Columbia]

Legacy

Hiroshima
[Heads Up International]

Potato Hole

Booker T. Jones
[Anti]

Modern Art

The Rippingtons Featuring Russ Freeman
[Peak Records]

Down The Wire

Spyro Gyra
[Heads Up International]

Best Pop Vocal Album

For albums containing 51% or more playing time of VOCAL tracks.

The E.N.D.

The Black Eyed Peas
[Interscope Records]

Breakthrough

Colbie Caillat
[Universal Republic Records]

All I Ever Wanted

Kelly Clarkson
[RCA Records / 19 Recordings LLC./ S Records]

The Fray

The Fray
[Epic]

Funhouse

Pink
[LaFace Records]

Best Dance Recording

For solo, duo, group or collaborative performances. Vocal or Instrumental. Singles or tracks only.

Boom Boom Pow

The Black Eyed Peas
will.i.am, Jean Baptiste & Poet Name Life, producers ; Dylan Dresdow, mixer
Track from: The E.N.D.
[Interscope Records]

When Love Takes Over

David Guetta & Kelly Rowland
David Guetta & Frédéric Riesterer, producers; Veronica Ferraro, mixer
Track from: One Love
[Astralwerks]

Poker Face

Lady Gaga
RedOne, producer; Robert Orton, RedOne & Dave Russell, mixers
Track from: The Fame
[Streamline/Interscope/Konlive/Cherrytree]

Celebration

Madonna
Madonna & Paul Oakenfold, producers; Demacio Castellon, mixer
[Warner Bros.]

Womanizer

Britney Spears
K. Briscoe, producer; Serban Ghenea, mixer
Track from: Circus
[Jive/Zomba]

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

For albums containing 51% or more playing time of VOCAL tracks.

A Swingin’ Christmas

Tony Bennett
[Columbia]

Michael Bublé Meets Madison Square Garden

Michael Bublé
[143/Reprise]

Your Songs

Harry Connick, Jr.
[Columbia]

Liza’s At The Palace

Liza Minnelli
[Hybrid Recordings]

American Classic

Willie Nelson
[Blue Note]

Best R&B Performance By A Duo

Or Group With Vocals

For duo, group or collaborative performances, with vocals. Singles or Tracks only.

Blame It

Jamie Foxx & T-Pain
[J Records]

Chocolate High

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

Ifuleave

Musiq Soulchild & Mary J. Blige
Track from: OnMyRadio
[Atlantic]

Higher Ground

Robert Randolph & The Clark Sisters
Track from: Oh Happy Day
[EMI Gospel]

Love Has Finally Come At Last

Calvin Richardson & Ann Nesby
Track from: Facts Of Life The Soul Of Bobby Womack
[Shanachie Entertainment/Numo Records]

Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance

For solo, duo, group or collaborative performances, with vocals. Singles or Tracks only.

At Last

Beyoncé
Track from: Cadillac Records Music From The Motion Picture
[Music World Music/Columbia]

Soul Music

Anthony Hamilton
Track from: Soul Men Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
[Stax/Concord]

Don’t Let Me Be Lonely Tonight

Boney James & Quinn
Track from: Send One Your Love
[Concord Records]

Sow Love

Ann Nesby
Track from: The Lula Lee Project
[It’s Time Child Records/Tyscot]

Woman Gotta Have It

Calvin Richardson
Track from: Facts Of Life The Soul Of Bobby Womack
[Shanachie Entertainment/Numo Records]

Best Urban/Alternative Performance

For solo, duo, group or collaborative performances, with vocals. Singles or Tracks only.

Daykeeper

The Foreign Exchange, Feat. Muhsinah
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 Song

A Songwriter(s) Award. For Song Eligibility Guidelines see the Song Of The Year award. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.

Blame It

James T. Brown, John Conte, Jr., Jamie Foxx, Christopher Henderson, Brandon R. Melanchon, Terius Nash, Breyon Prescott, Christopher Stewart, T-Pain & Nathan L. Walker, songwriters (Jamie Foxx & T-Pain)
[J Records; Publishers: Sly As A Foxx Music/Bug Music, Gifted Source Music/EMI April Music, Ultra Tunes/It’s N8 Publishing, James T. Brown, Brandon R. Melanchon, John Conte, Jr., Nappypub Music/Universal Music Z Songs, Chameleon Publishing, Tenyor Music.]

Lions, Tigers & Bears

Salaam Remi & Jazmine Sullivan, songwriters (Jazmine Sullivan)
[J Records; Publishers: Nappy Puddy Music/Universal Music-Z Tunes, Salaam Remi Music/EMI April Music.]

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.]

Under

Durrell Babbs, Joseph Bereal, Marcus Cooper, Antonio Dixon, Jerry Franklin, Thai Jones, Robert Newt & Kristina Stephens, songwriters (Pleasure P)
Track from: The Introduction Of Marcus Cooper
[Swagga Ent./Atlantic; Publishers: Tank1176Music/Blackfountain/Antonio Dixon’s Muzik/EMI April Music/Notting Dale Songs/Lonnalistic/Songs4ronnie/Doverland 301 Music/Thailand Music/K.Stephens Music/Warner-Tamerlane Publishing, Silverplatinumy2k.]

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 Contemporary R&B Album

For albums containing 51% or more playing time of VOCAL tracks.

I Am… Sasha Fierce

Beyoncé
[Music World Music / Columbia]

Intuition

Jamie Foxx
[J Records]

The Introduction Of Marcus Cooper

Pleasure P
[Swagga Ent./Atlantic]

Ready

Trey Songz
[Songbook/Atlantic]

Thr33 Ringz

T-Pain
[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/Sung Collaboration

For a Rap/Sung collaborative performance by artists who do not normally perform together. Singles or Tracks only.

Ego

Beyoncé & Kanye West
[Music World Music/Columbia]

Knock You Down

Keri Hilson, Kanye West & Ne-Yo
Track from: In A Perfect World…
[MMG/Zone 4/Interscope Records]

Run This Town

Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West
[Roc Nation]

I’m On A Boat

The Lonely Island & T-Pain
Track from: Incredibad
[Universal Republic Records]

Dead And Gone

T.I. & Justin Timberlake
Track from: Paper Trail
[Grand Hustle/Atlantic]

Best Rap Song

A Songwriter(s) Award. For Song Eligibility Guidelines see the Song Of The Year award. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.

Best I Ever Had

Dwayne Carter, Aubrey Drake Graham & Matthew Samuels, songwriters (Nakia S. Coleman & Danny Robert Hamilton, 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

Jeff Bhasker, Shawn Carter, Robyn Fenty, Kanye West & Ernest 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]

Best Contemporary Jazz Album

For albums containing 51% or more playing time of INSTRUMENTAL tracks.

Urbanus

Stefon Harris & Blackout
[Concord Jazz]

Sounding Point

Julian Lage
[Emarcy/Decca]

At World’s Edge

Philippe Saisse
[E1 Music]

Big Neighborhood

Mike Stern
[Heads Up International]

75

Joe Zawinul & The Zawinul Syndicate
[Heads Up International]

Best Jazz Vocal Album

For albums containing 51% or more playing time of VOCAL tracks.

No Regrets

Randy Crawford (& Joe Sample)
[PRA Records]

Dedicated To You: Kurt Elling Sings The Music Of Coltrane And Hartman

Kurt Elling
[Concord Jazz]

So In Love

Roberta Gambarini
[Groovin’ High/Emarcy]

Tide

Luciana Souza
[Verve]

Desire

Tierney Sutton (Band)
[Telarc Jazz]

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

For an instrumental jazz solo performance. Two equal performers on one recording may be eligible as one entry. If the soloist listed appears on a recording billed to another artist, the latter’s name is in parenthesis for identification. Singles or Tracks only.

Dancin’ 4 Chicken

Terence Blanchard, soloist
Track from: Watts (Jeff “Tain” Watts)
[Dark Key Music]

All Of You

Gerald Clayton, soloist
Track from: Two-Shade
[ArtistShare]

Ms. Garvey, Ms. Garvey

Roy Hargrove, soloist
Track from: Emergence
[Groovin’ High/Emarcy]

On Green Dolphin Street

Martial Solal, soloist
Track from: Live At The Village Vanguard
[CamJazz]

Villa Palmeras

Miguel Zenón, soloist
Track from: Esta Plena
[Marsalis Music]

Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual Or Group

For albums containing 51% or more playing time of INSTRUMENTAL tracks.

Quartet Live

Gary Burton, Pat Metheny, Steve Swallow & Antonio Sanchez
[Concord Jazz]

Brother To Brother

Clayton Brothers
[ArtistShare]

Five Peace Band – Live

Chick Corea & John McLaughlin Five Peace Band
[Concord Records]

Remembrance

John Patitucci Trio
[Concord Jazz]

The Bright Mississippi

Allen Toussaint
[Nonesuch]

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album

For large jazz ensembles, including big band sounds. Albums must contain 51% or more INSTRUMENTAL tracks.

Legendary

Bob Florence Limited Edition
[MAMA Records]

Eternal Interlude

John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble
[Sunnyside]

Fun Time

Sammy Nestico And The SWR Big Band
[Hänssler Classic]

Book One

New Orleans Jazz Orchestra
[World Village]

Lab 2009

University Of North Texas One O’Clock Lab Band
[North Texas Jazz]

Best Latin Jazz Album

Vocal or Instrumental.

Things I Wanted To Do

Chembo Corniel
[Chemboro Records]

Áurea

Geoffrey Keezer
[ArtistShare]

Brazilliance X 4

Claudio Roditi
[Resonance Records]

Juntos Para Siempre

Bebo Valdés And Chucho Valdés
[Sony Music/Calle 54]

Esta Plena

Miguel Zenón
[Marsalis Music]

Best Gospel Performance

For solo, duo, group as collaborative performances. Singles or tracks with vocal containing Gospel lyrics. All genres of Gospel music are eligible.

Free To Be Me

Francesca Battistelli
[Fervent Records/ Word Entertainment]

Jesus Is Love

Heather Headley Featuring Smokie Norful
Track from: Audience Of One
[EMI Gospel]

I Believe

Jonny Lang With Fisk Jubilee Singers
Track from: Oh Happy Day
[Vector Recordings/EMI Gospel]

Wait On The Lord

Donnie McClurkin Featuring Karen Clark Sheard
Track from: We All Are One (Live In Detroit)
[Verity]

Born Again

Third Day, Featuring Lacey Moseley
Track from: Revelation
[Essential Records]

Best Gospel Song

A Songwriter(s) Award. For Song Eligibility Guidelines see the Song Of The Year award. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.

Born Again

Tai Anderson, David Carr, Mark Lee & Mac Powell, songwriters (Third Day, Featuring Lacey Moseley)
Track from: Revelation
[Essential Records; Publisher: Consuming Fire Music.]

City On Our Knees

Cary Barlowe, Toby McKeehan & Jamie Moore, songwriters (TobyMac)
[Forefront Records; Publishers: Achtober Songs, Emack Music, Jamnu Music, Castle Bound, Bummerman Music.]

Every Prayer

Dayna Caddell, Israel Houghton, Aaron Lindsey & Ricardo Sanchez, songwriters (Israel Houghton & Mary Mary)
Track from: The Power Of One
[Integrity Music; Publishers: Warner-Tamerlane Publishing, Aaron Lindsey Publishing, Integrity’s Praise! Music, Sound of the New Breed, gnidybab music, Ricardo Music Dot Com.]

God In Me

Erica Campbell, Tina Campbell & Warryn Campbell, songwriters (Mary Mary Featuring Kierra “KiKi” Sheard)
Track from: The Sound
[Columbia Records; Publishers: EMI April Music, Wet Ink Red Music, That’s Plum Song, It’s Tea Tyme.]

The Motions

Jason Houser, Sam Mizell & Matthew West, songwriters (Matthew West)
Track from: Something To Say
[Sparrow Records; Publishers: Word Music/Songs For Lulu/Simple Tense Songs/Wyzell Music/Songs of Extreme/Cedar Sides.]

Best Rock Or Rap Gospel Album

For albums containing 51% or more playing time of VOCAL tracks.

The Big Picture

Da’ T.R.U.T.H.
[Cross Movement Records]

Crash

Decyfer Down
[INO Records]

Innocence & Instinct

Red
[Essential Records]

Live Revelations

Third Day
[Essential Records]

The Dash

John Wells-The Tonic
[Cross Movement Records]

Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album

For albums containing 51% or more playing time of VOCAL tracks.

Speaking Louder Than Before

Jeremy Camp
[BEC Recordings]

The Power Of One

Israel Houghton
[Integrity Music]

The Long Fall Back To Earth

Jars Of Clay
[Gray Matters/Essential Records]

Love Is On The Move

Leeland
[Essential Records]

Freedom

Mandisa
[Sparrow Records]

Best Southern/Country/Bluegrass Gospel Album

For albums containing 51% or more playing time of VOCAL tracks.

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 Traditional Gospel Album

For albums containing 51% or more playing time of VOCAL tracks.

God Don’t Never Change

Ashley Cleveland
[E1 Music]

The Law Of Confession, Part I

Donald Lawrence & Co.
[Quiet Water/Verity]

Oh Happy Day

(Various Artists)
Bill Hearn, Ken Levitan, Ken Pennell, Jack Rovner & Cedric Thompson, producers
[EMI Gospel/Vector Recordings]

The Journey Continues

The Williams Brothers
[Blackberry Records]

How I Got Over

Vickie Winans
[Destiny Joy Records]

Best Contemporary R&B Gospel Album

For albums containing 51% or more playing time of VOCAL tracks.

Audience Of One

Heather Headley
[EMI Gospel]

Renewed

Sheri Jones-Moffett
[EMI Gospel]

Just James

J Moss
[GospoCentric/ Verity]

Smokie Norful: Live

Smokie Norful
[EMI Gospel]

Bold Right Life

Kierra Sheard
[EMI Gospel]