Coldplay, Lil Wayne, Jay-Z, Kanye West lead Grammy nominations

Radiohead, Ne-Yo and Robert Plant and Alison Krauss also nominated

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Coldplay, Lil Wayne, Jay-Z and Kanye West have received multiple nominations for the forthcoming Grammy awards.

Lil Wayne is up for eight gongs, Coldplay are in contention for seven, while Jay-Z, Kanye West and Ne-Yo have received six.

The nominations were announced via a televised concert that featured Celine Dion, Christina Aguilera and BB King.

Amy Winehouse dominated the Grammy awards at the last ceremony, taking home six gongs last February.

See selected 2009 Grammy Award nominees below.

Record Of The Year:

Adele – 'Chasing Pavements'
Coldplay – 'Viva La Vida'
Leona Lewis – 'Bleeding Love'
M.I.A – 'Paper Planes'
Robert Plant And Alison Krauss – 'Please Read The Letter'

Album Of The Year:

Coldplay – 'Viva La Vida'
Lil Wayne – 'Tha Carter III'
Ne-Yo – 'Year Of The Gentleman'
Robert Plant And Alison Krauss – 'Raising Sand'
Radiohead – 'In Rainsbows'

Song Of The Year:

William Adams, Keith Harris, Josh Lopez, Caleb Speir, John Stephens, Estelle Swaray, Kanye West – 'American Boy'
Adele Adkins – 'Chasing Pavements'
Jason Mraz – 'I'm Yours'
Sara Bareilles – 'Love Song'
Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland, Will Champion, Chris Martin – 'Viva La Vida'

Best New Artist:

Jonas Brothers
Lady Antebellum
Jazmine Sullivan

Read the full list of nominations at now.

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