Kings Of Leon, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Phoenix also in the running
Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Kings Of Leon, Taylor Swift and Black Eyed Peas are among the acts nominated for next year’s Grammy Awards.
The former Destiny’s Child singer is up for ten awards, including the Album Of The Year, Record Of The Year, Song Of The Year and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance gongs.
Yeah Yeah Yeahs have been nominated in the Best Alternative Music Album for third album ‘It’s Blitz!’. They are up against Phoenix‘s ‘Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix’ in the category.
The Ting Tings and MGMT are both nominated in the Best New Artists category.
In the Record Of The Year category Beyonce is nominated for ‘Halo’. She is up against Black Eyed Peas (‘I Gotta Feeling’), Kings Of Leon (‘Use Somebody’), Lady Gaga (‘Poker Face’) and Taylor Swift (‘You Belong With Me’).
All the acts nominated in that category bar Kings Of Leon are nominated for the Album Of The Year award, plus the Dave Matthews Band (for ‘Big Whiskey And The GrooGrux King’).
The awards ceremony will take place on January 31 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
Selected Grammy Awards 2010 nominations are as follows. For the full list see Grammy.com.
Record Of The Year: Beyonce – ‘Halo’, Black Eyed Peas – ‘I Gotta Feeling’, Kings Of Leon – ‘Use Somebody’, Lady Gaga – ‘Poker Face’, Taylor Swift – ‘You Belong With Me’
Album Of The Year: Beyonce – ‘I Am… Sasha Fierce’, Black Eyed Peas – ‘The E.N.D.’, Dave Matthews Band – ‘Big Whiskey And The GrooGrux King’, Lady Gaga – ‘The Fame’, Taylor Swift – ‘Fearless’
Best New Artist: MGMT, Zac Brown Band, Keri Hilson, Silversun Pickups, The Ting Tings
Best Alternative Music Album: David Byrne and Brian Eno – ‘Everything That Happens Will Happen Today’, Death Cab For Cutie – ‘The Open Door EP’, Depeche Mode – ‘Sounds Of The Universe’, Phoenix – ‘Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix’, Yeah Yeah Yeahs – ‘It’s Blitz!’