51st Grammy Nominations Announced

Grammy AwardComplete list of nominees for the most prestigious Grammy Awards was unveiled last night in the US. The providers made a wonderful show out of announcing the nominees. Many celebrities were invited; they came on the stage one-by-one and slit open the envelopes with the names of the precious prize nominees. For the first time ever the nominees’ names were called in a live television broadcast.

Besides, some of the celebrities (Christina Aguilera, Celine Dion, John Mayer and Mariah Carey) performed their musical shows. Hip-hop star Lil Wayne leads the pack with eight nominations, including Album of the Year for The Carter III.

Mariah Carey

Coldplay scored seven nods. Their album Viva La Diva has already got a plenty of various musical awards. Rappers Jay-Z, Ne-Yo and Kanye West each had six.

Ne-Yo at Grammy

The name of pop queen Madonna is also on the list in the category Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals (her collaboration with Justin Timberlake “Four minutes”). She is also competing for Best Dance Recording Award with her song “Give It 2 Me”.

Another maestro – legendary Paul McCartney is nominated in the category Best Male Pop Vocal Performance (“That Was Me”)

The 51st ceremony of Grammy Award will take place in Los Angeles on February, 8 2009.

Source of images: zimbio.com.

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