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Published: 1/10/2011

SESAC congratulates our GRAMMY nominees!

 

1. Record Of The Year
Empire State Of Mind
Jay-Z & Alicia Keys
Angela Hunte, Jane't "Jnay" Sewell-Ulepic & Shux, producers; Ken "Duro" Ifill, Gimel "Young Guru" Keaton & Ann Mincieli, engineers/mixers
Track from: The Blueprint 3
[Roc Nation]

Need You Now
Lady Antebellum
Lady Antebellum
& Paul Worley, producers; Clarke Schleicher, engineer/mixer
Track from: Need You Now
[Capitol Records Nashville]


Lady Antebellum

2. Album Of The Year
Need You Now
Lady Antebellum
Lady Antebellum
& Paul Worley, producers; Clarke Schleicher, engineer/mixer; Andrew Mendelson, mastering engineer
[Capitol Records Nashville]


The Fame Monster
Lady Gaga
Beyoncé, featured artist; Ron Fair, Fernando Garibay, Tal Herzberg, Rodney Jerkins, Lady Gaga, RedOne, Teddy Riley & Space Cowboy, producers; Eelco Bakker, Christian Delano, Mike Donaldson, Paul Foley, Tal Herzberg, Rodney Jenkins, Hisashi Mizoguchi, Robert Orton, Dan Parry, Jack Joseph Puig, RedOne, Teddy Riley, Dave Russel, Johnny Severin, Space Cowboy, Mark Stent, Jonas Wetling & Frank Wolff, engineers/mixers; Gene Grimaldi, mastering engineer
[Streamline/KonLive/Cherrytree/Interscope]

3. Song Of The Year
Need You Now
Dave Haywood, Josh Kear, Charles Kelley & Hillary Scott, songwriters (
Lady
Antebellum
)
Track from: Need You Now
[Capitol Records Nashville; Publishers: Warner-Tamerlane Publishing/DWHaywood Music/Radiobulletspublishing, EMI Foray Music/Hillary Dawn Songs, Year of the Dog Music, Darth Buddha Music]

 

4. Best New Artist
Mumford & Sons


Mumford & Sons
17. Best Hard Rock Performance
A Looking In View
Alice In Chains
[Virgin Records]

20. Best Rock Song
Little Lion Man
Ted Dwane, Ben Lovett, Marcus Mumford & Country Winston
, songwriters (Mumford & Sons)
Track from: Sigh No More
[Glassnote Records]

 

32. Best Rap Performance By A Duo Or Group
Fancy
Drake, T.I. &
Swizz Beatz
Track from: Thank Me Later
[Cash Money/Young Money/Universal Motown]

On To The Next One
Jay-Z &
Swizz Beatz
Track from: The Blueprint 3
[Roc Nation]


Swizz Beatz

34. Best Rap Song
Empire State Of Mind
Shawn Carter, Angela Hunte, Burt Keyes, Alicia Keys, Jane't "Jnay" Sewell-Ulepic & Alexander Shuckburgh, songwriters (Sylvia Robinson, songwriter) (Jay-Z & Alicia Keys)
Track from: The Blueprint 3
[Roc Nation; Publishers: Carter Boys Music/Al Shuckburgh/Global Talent Publishing/Foray Music/Masani Elshabazz Music/EMI April Music/J Sewell Publishing/Lellow Productions/Twenty Nine Black Music/Gambi Music]

On To The Next One
Shawn Carter, J. Chaton & K. Dean, songwriters (G. Auge & X. De Rosnay, songwriters) (Jay-Z & Swizz Beatz)
Track from: The Blueprint 3
[Roc Nation; Publishers: Carter Boys Music/Swizz Beatz/Universal Tunes/Irish Town Songs/Blue Mountain Music/Universal Music-MGB Songs]

 

38. Best Country Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals
Need You Now
Lady Antebellum
Track from: Need You Now
[Capitol Records Nashville]

Where Rainbows Never Die
The SteelDrivers
Track from: Reckless
[Rounder]


The Steeldrivers

41. Best Country Song
I'd Love To Be Your Last
Rivers Rutherford, Annie Tate & Sam Tate, songwriters (Gretchen Wilson)
Track from: I Got Your Country Right Here
[Redneck Records]

Need You Now
Dave Haywood, Josh Kear, Charles Kelley & Hillary Scott, songwriters (Lady Antebellum)
Track from: Need You Now
[Capitol Records Nashville; Publishers: Warner-Tamerlane Publishing/DWHaywood Music/Radiobulletspublishing, EMI Foray Music/Hillary Dawn Songs, Year of the Dog Music, Darth Buddha Music]

 

42. Best Country Album
Need You Now
Lady Antebellum
[Capitol Records Nashville]

47. Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group
Historicity
Vijay Iyer Trio
[ACT Music + Vision]

 

50. Best Gospel Performance
Nobody Greater
VaShawn Mitchell
Track from: Triumphant
[EMI Gospel]

53. Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album
Pieces Of A Real Heart
Sanctus Real
[Sparrow Records]


Sanctus Real
55. Best Traditional Gospel Album
A City Called Heaven
Shirley Caesar
[Light Records]

56. Best Contemporary R&B Gospel Album
Triumphant
VaShawn Mitchell
[EMI Gospel]

 

63. Best Banda Album
Enamórate De Mí
El Güero Y Su Banda Centenario
[A.R.C. Discos]

65. Best Bluegrass Album
Reckless
The SteelDrivers
[Rounder]

 

85. Best Instrumental Arrangement
Monet
Ted Nash
, arranger (Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra)
Track from: Portrait In Seven Shades
109. Best Long Form Music Video
Rush: Beyond The Lighted Stage
Rush
Sam Dunn & Scot McFadyen, video directors; Sam Dunn & Scot McFadyen, video producers
[Zoe]

 


SESAC congratulates all our affiliates that contributed to GRAMMY-nominated projects!


Swizz Beatz, songwriter & producer

30. Best Contemporary R&B Album
Graffiti by Chris Brown

35. Best Rap Album
Thank Me Later by Drake

35. Best Rap Album
The Blueprint 3 by Jay-Z

57. Best Latin Pop Album
Paraiso Express by Alejandro Sanz
Rico Love, songwriter & producer

24. Best Male R&B Vocal Performance
“There Goes My Baby” by Usher

29. Best R&B Album
Back To Me by Fantasia

30. Best Contemporary R&B Album
Graffiti by Chris Brown

30. Best Contemporary R&B Album
Raymond V Raymond by Usher

Bale’wa Muhummad, songwriter

29. Best R&B Album
Another Round by Jaheim

Bryan Michael Cox, songwriter

29. Best R&B Album
Still Standing by Monica

Angela Hunte, songwriter

33. Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
Empire State Of Mind by Jay-Z & Alicia Keys

35. Best Rap Album
The Blueprint 3 by Jay-Z

Robert Johnson, songwriter

15. Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance
“Crossroads” by John Mayer

66. Best Traditional Blues Album
Memphis Blues by Cyndi Lauper

Avery Chambliss, songwriter

35. Best Rap Album
Thank Me Later by Drake

Annie Tate, songwriter

36. Best Female Country Vocal Performance
I'd Love To Be Your Last by Gretchen Wilson
Sam Tate, songwriter

36. Best Female Country Vocal Performance
I'd Love To Be Your Last by Gretchen Wilson

Monty Powell, songwriter

37. Best Male Country Vocal Performance
'Til Summer Comes Around by Keith Urban

Bob Dylan, songwriter

42. Best Country Album
Up On The Ridge by Dierks Bentley

64. Best Americana Album
The List by Rosanne Cash

81. Best Compilation Soundtrack Album For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media
True Blood - Volume 2 by Various Artists

Donald B. Rosler, songwriter

95. Best Engineered Album, Classical
Vocabularies by Bobby McFerrin
 

107. Best Classical Crossover Album
Vocabularies by Bobby McFerrin
Ted Nash, songwriter

46. Best Improvised Jazz Solo
Van Gogh, by Wynton Marsalis, soloist

Brandi Sellerz, songwriter

50. Best Gospel Performance
He's Been Just That Good by Kirk Whalum & Lalah Hathaway

Cary Barlowe, songwriter

53. Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album
Tonight by TobyMac

Jim Lauderdale, songwriter

65. Best Bluegrass Album
Family Circle by The Del McCoury Band

Aaron Wilburn, songwriter

54. Best Southern, Country, Or Bluegrass Gospel Album
Live At Oak Tree: Karen Peck & New River by Karen Peck & New River

Jerry Salley, songwriter

54. Best Southern, Country, Or Bluegrass Gospel Album
Live At Oak Tree: Karen Peck & New River by Karen Peck & New River

Albert E. Brumley, songwriter

68. Best Traditional Folk Album
Ricky Skaggs Solo: Songs My Dad Loved by Ricky Skaggs

Neil Diamond, songwriter

81. Best Compilation Soundtrack Album For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media
Glee: The Music, Volume 1 by Glee Cast

N’dambi, songwriter & artist

91. Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical
Pink Elephant by N’dambi

Tremaine Williams, production

91. Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical
Pink Elephant by N’dambi

Stefon Harris, songwriter & artist

95. Best Engineered Album, Classical
Have You Ever Been...? by Turtle Island Quartet, Stefon Harris & Mike Marshall
 






 
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