Friday, December 08, 2006

100th Post: 49th (2006) Annual Grammy Nominees

For the 100th post, here are the nominees for the 49th Annual Grammy Awards.


Record Of The Year
• Be Without You - Mary J. Blige
• You're Beautiful - James Blunt
• Not Ready To Make Nice - Dixie Chicks
• Crazy - Gnarls Barkley
• Put Your Records On - Corinne Bailey Rae

Album Of The Year
• Taking The Long Way - Dixie Chicks
• St. Elsewhere - Gnarls Barkley
• Continuum - John Mayer
• Stadium Arcadium - Red Hot Chili Peppers
• FutureSex/LoveSounds - Justin Timberlake

Song Of The Year
• Be Without You - Mary J. Blige
• Jesus, Take The Wheel - Carrie Underwood
• Not Ready To Make Nice - Dixie Chicks
• Put Your Records On - Corinne Bailey Rae
• You're Beautiful - James Blunt

Best New Artist
• James Blunt
• Chris Brown
• Imogen Heap
• Corinne Bailey Rae
• Carrie Underwood

Best Female Pop Vocal Performance

• Ain't No Other Man - Christina Aguilera
• Unwritten - Natasha Bedingfield
• You Can Close Your Eyes - Sheryl Crow
• Stupid Girls - Pink
• Black Horse And The Cherry Tree - KT Tunstall

Best Male Pop Vocal Performance
• You're Beautiful - James Blunt
• Save Room - John Legend
• Waiting On The World To Change - John Mayer
• Jenny Wren - Paul McCartney
• Bad Day - Daniel Powter

Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
• My Humps - The Black Eyed Peas
• I Will Follow You Into The Dark - Death Cab For Cutie
• Over My Head (Cable Car)- The Fray
• Is It Any Wonder? - Keane
• Stickwitu - The Pussycat Dolls

Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals
• For Once In My Life - Tony Bennett & Stevie Wonder
• One - Mary J. Blige & U2
• Always On Your Side - Sheryl Crow & Sting
• Promiscuous - Nelly Furtado & Timbaland
• Hips Don't Lie - Shakira & Wyclef Jean

Best Pop Instrumental Performance

• Mornin' - George Benson (& Al Jarreau)
• Drifting - Enya
• Subterfuge - Béla Fleck & The Flecktones
• Song H - Bruce Hornsby
• My Favorite Things - The Brian Setzer Orchestra

Best Pop Instrumental Album
• New Beginnings - Gerald Albright
• Fire Wire - Larry Carlton
• X - Fourplay
• Fingerprints - Peter Frampton
• Wrapped In A Dream - Spyro Gyra

Best Pop Vocal Album
• Back To Basics - Christina Aguilera
• Back To Bedlam - James Blunt
• The River In Reverse - Elvis Costello & Allen Toussaint
• Continuum - John Mayer
• FutureSex/LoveSounds - Justin Timberlake

Best Dance Recording
• Suffer Well - Depeche Mode
• Ooh La La - Goldfrapp
• Get Together - Madonna
• I'm With Stupid - Pet Shop Boys
• Sexy Back - Justin Timberlake & Timbaland

Best Electronic/Dance Album
• Supernature - Goldfrapp
• Confessions On A Dance Floor - Madonna
• A Lively Mind - Oakenfold
• Fundamental - Pet Shop Boys
• The Garden - Zero 7

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
• Duets: An American Classic - Tony Bennett
• Caught In The Act - Michael Bublé
• Wintersong - Sarah McLachlan
• Bette Midler Sings The Peggy Lee Songbook - Bette Midler
• Timeless Love - Smokey Robinson

Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance
• Nausea - Beck
• Someday Baby - Bob Dylan
• Route 66 - John Mayer
• Saving Grace - Tom Petty
• Lookin' For A Leader - Neil Young

Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
• Talk - Coldplay
• How To Save A Life - The Fray
• Steady, As She Goes - The Raconteurs
• Dani California - Red Hot Chili Peppers
• The Saints Are Coming - U2 & Green Day

Best Hard Rock Performance
• Crazy Bitch - Buckcherry
• Every Day Is Exactly The Same - Nine Inch Nails
• Lonely Day - System Of A Down
• Vicarious - Tool
• Woman - Wolfmother

Best Metal Performance
• Redneck - Lamb Of God
• Colony Of Birchmen - Mastodon
• Lies, Lies, Lies - Ministry
• Eyes Of The Insane - Slayer
• 30/30-150 - Stone Sour

Best Rock Instrumental Performance
• Chun Li's Flying Bird Kick - Arctic Monkeys
• The Wizard Turns On... - The Flaming Lips
• Black Hole Sun - Peter Frampton
• Catsellorizon - David Gilmour
• Super Colossal - Joe Satriani

Best Rock Song
• Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol
• Dani California - Red Hot Chili Peppers
• Lookin' For A Leader - Neil Young
• Someday Baby - Bob Dylan
• When You Were Young - The Killers

Best Rock Album
• Try! - John Mayer Trio
• Highway Companion - Tom Petty
• Broken Boy Soldiers - The Raconteurs
• Stadium Arcadium - Red Hot Chili Peppers
• Living With War - Neil Young

Best Alternative Music Album
• Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not - Arctic Monkeys
• At War With The Mystics - The Flaming Lips
• St. Elsewhere - Gnarls Barkley
• Show Your Bones - Yeah Yeah Yeahs
• The Eraser - Thom Yorke

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance
• Ring The Alarm - Beyoncé
• Be Without You - Mary J. Blige
• Don't Forget About Us - Mariah Carey
• Day Dreaming - Natalie Cole
• I Am Not My Hair - India.Arie

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance
• Heaven - John Legend
• So Sick - Ne-Yo
• Black Sweat - Prince
• I Call It Love - Lionel Richie
• Got You Home - Luther Vandross

Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals
• Breezin' - George Benson & Al Jarreau
• Love Changes - Jamie Foxx Featuring Mary J. Blige
• Everyday (Family Reunion)- Chaka Khan, Gerald Levert, Yolanda Adams & Carl Thomas
• Family Affair - (Sly & The Family Stone), John Legend, Joss Stone With Van Hunt
• Beautiful, Loved And Blessed - Prince & Támar

Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance
• Christmas Time Is Here - Anita Baker
• God Bless The Child - George Benson & Al Jarreau Featuring Jill Scott
• I Found My Everything - Mary J. Blige Featuring Raphael Saadiq
• You Are So Beautiful - Sam Moore Featuring Billy Preston, Zucchero, Eric Clapton & Robert Randolph
• How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) - The Temptations

Best Urban/Alternative Performance
• Crazy - Gnarls Barkley
• That Heat - Sergio Mendes Featuring Erykah Badu & Will.i.am
• Mas Que Nada - Sergio Mendes Featuring The Black Eyed Peas
• Idlewild Blue (Don't Chu Worry 'Bout Me) - Outkast
• 3121 - Prince

Best R&B Song
• Be Without You - Mary J. Blige
• Black Sweat - Prince
• Deja Vu - Beyonce feat. Jay-Z
• Don't Forget About Us - Mariah Carey
• I Am Not My Hair - India.Arie

Best R&B Album
• The Breakthrough - Mary J. Blige
• Unpredictable - Jamie Foxx
• Testimony: Vol. 1, Life & Relationship - India.Arie
• 3121 - Prince
• Coming Home - Lionel Richie

Best Contemporary R&B Album
• B'Day - Beyoncé
• Chris Brown - Chris Brown
• 20 Y.O. - Janet Jackson
• Kelis Was Here - Kelis
• In My Own Words - Ne-Yo

Best Rap Solo Performance
• Touch It - Busta Rhymes
• We Run This - Missy Elliott
• Kick, Push - Lupe Fiasco
• Undeniable - Mos Def
• What You Know - T.I.

Best Rap Performance By A Duo Or Group
• Ridin - Chamillionaire Featuring Krayzie Bone
• Georgia - Ludacris & Field Mob (Featuring Jamie Foxx)
• Grillz - Nelly Featuring Paul Wall, Ali & Gipp
• Mighty "O" - Outkast
• Don't Feel Right - The Roots

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
• Smack That - Akon Featuring Eminem
• Deja Vu - Beyoncé Featuring Jay-Z
• Shake That - Eminem Featuring Nate Dogg
• Unpredictable - Jamie Foxx Featuring Ludacris
• My Love - Justin Timberlake Featuring T.I.

Best Rap Song
• It's Goin' Down - Yung Joc
• Kick, Push - Lupe Fiasco
• Money Maker - Ludacris feat. Pharrell
• Ridin - Chamillionaire Featuring Krayzie Bone
• What You Know - T.I.

Best Rap Album
• Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor - Lupe Fiasco
• Release Therapy - Ludacris
• In My Mind - Pharrell
• Game Theory - The Roots
• King - T.I.

Best Female Country Vocal Performance
• Kerosene - Miranda Lambert
• I Still Miss Someone - Martina McBride
• Something's Gotta Give - LeAnn Rimes
• Jesus, Take The Wheel - Carrie Underwood
• I Don't Feel Like Loving You Today - Gretchen Wilson

Best Male Country Vocal Performance
• Every Mile A Memory - Dierks Bentley
• The Reason Why - Vince Gill
• The Seashores Of Old Mexico - George Strait
• Would You Go With Me - Josh Turner
• Once In A Lifetime - Keith Urban

Best Country Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
• Not Ready To Make Nice - Dixie Chicks
• Heaven's My Home - The Duhks
• Boondocks - Little Big Town
• What Hurts The Most - Rascal Flatts
• Leave The Pieces - The Wreckers

Best Country Collaboration With Vocals
• Who Says You Can't Go Home - Bon Jovi & Jennifer Nettles
• Tomorrow Is Forever - Solomon Burke & Dolly Parton
• Calling Me - Kenny Rogers & Don Henley
• Midnight Angel - Rhonda Vincent & Bobby Osborne
• Love Will Always Win - Trisha Yearwood & Garth Brooks

Best Country Instrumental Performance
• Jerusalem Ridge - Casey Driessen
• Gameshow Rag/Cannonball Rag - Tommy Emmanuel
• Whiskey Before Breakfast - Bryan Sutton & Doc Watson
• The Eleventh Reel - Chris Thile
• Nature Of The Beast - Jim VanCleve

Best Country Song
• Every Mile A Memory - Dierks Bentley
• I Don't Feel Like Loving You Today - Gretchen Wilson
• Jesus, Take The Wheel - Carrie Underwood
• Like Red On A Rose - Alan Jackson
• What Hurts The Most - Racal Flatts

Best Country Album
• Taking The Long Way - Dixie Chicks
• Like Red On A Rose - Alan Jackson
• The Road To Here - Little Big Town
• You Don't Know Me: The Songs Of Cindy Walker - Willie Nelson
• Your Man - Josh Turner

Best Bluegrass Album
• Long List Of Heartaches - The Grascals
• Bluegrass - Jim Lauderdale
• Instrumentals - Ricky Skaggs And Kentucky Thunder
• Live At The Ryman - Marty Stuart And His Fabulous Superlatives
• All American Bluegrass Girl - Rhonda Vincent

Best New Age Album
• A Posteriori - Enigma
• Amarantine - Enya
• Beyond Words - Gentle Thunder With Will Clipman & AmoChip Dabney
• Elements Series: Fire - Peter Kater
• The Magical Journeys Of Andreas Vollenweider - reas Vollenweider
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Best Contemporary Jazz Album
• The Hidden Land - Béla Fleck & The Flecktones
• People People Music Music - Groove Collective
• Rewind That - Christian Scott
• Sexotica - Sex Mob
• Who Let The Cats Out? - Mike Stern

Best Jazz Vocal Album
• Footprints - Karrin Allyson
• Easy To Love - Roberta Gambarini
• Live At Jazz Standard With Fred Hersch - Nancy King
• From This Moment On - Diana Krall
• Turned To Blue - Nancy Wilson

Best Jazz Instrumental Solo
• Some Skunk Funk - Randy Brecker w/Michael Brecker
• Paq Man - Hilario Duran And His Latin Jazz Big Band
• Freedom Jazz Dance - Taylor Eigsti
• Hippidy Hop (Drum Solo) - Roy Haynes
• Hope - Branford Marsalis

Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group
• Sound Grammar - Ornette Coleman
• The Ultimate Adventure - Chick Corea
• Trio Beyond - Saudades - Jack DeJohnette, Larry Goldings & John Scofield
• Beyond The Wall - Kenny Garrett
• Sonny, Please - Sonny Rollins

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
• Some Skunk Funk - Randy Brecker With Michael Brecker, Jim Beard, Will Lee, Peter Erskine, Marcio Doctor & Vince Mendoza conducting The WDR Big Band Köln
• Spirit Music - Bob Brookmeyer - New Art Orchestra
• Streams Of Expression - Joe Lovano Ensemble
• Live In Tokyo At The Blue Note - Mingus Big Band
• Up From The Skies - Music Of Jim McNeely - The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra

Best Latin Jazz Album
• Codes - Ignacio Berroa
• Cubist Music -Edsel Gomez
• Simpático - The Brian Lynch/Eddie Palmieri Project
• Absolute Quintet - Dafnis Prieto
• Viva - Diego Urcola, Edward Simon, Avishai Cohen, Antonio Sanchez & Pernell Saturnino

Best Gospel Performance
• Victory - Yolanda Adams
• Not Forgotten - Israel & New Breed
• The Blessing Of Abraham - Donald Lawrence & The Tri-City Singers
• Made To Worship - Chris Tomlin
• Victory - Tye Tribbett & G.A.

Best Gospel Song
• The Blessing Of Abraham - Donald Lawrence & The Tri-City Singers
• Imagine Me - Kirk Franklin
• Mountain Of God - Third Day
• Not Forgotten - Israel & New Breed
• Victory - Tye Tribbett & G.A.

Best Rock Or Rap Gospel Album
• DecembeRadio - DecembeRadio
• Where The Past Meets Today - Sarah Kelly
• Turn Around - Jonny Lang
• End Of Silence - Red
• Bone-A-Fide - T-Bone

Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album
• Sound Of Melodies - Leeland
• Coming Up To Breathe - MercyMe
• Wherever You Are - Third Day
• See The Morning - Chris Tomlin
• Introducing Ayiesha Woods - Ayiesha Woods

Best Southern, Country, Or Bluegrass Gospel Album
• Kenny Bishop - Kenny Bishop
• Give It Away - Gaither Vocal Band
• Precious Memories - Alan Jackson
• The Promised Land - The Del McCoury Band
• Glory Train - Randy Travis

Best Traditional Gospel Album
• An Invitation To Worship - Byron Cage
• Paved The Way - The Caravans
• Still Keeping It Real - The Dixie Hummingbirds
• Alive In South Africa - Israel & New Breed
• Finalé Act One - Donald Lawrence & The Tri-City Singers

Best Contemporary R&B Gospel Album
• Set Me Free - Myron Butler & Levi
• Hero - Kirk Franklin
• A Timeless Christmas - Israel And New Breed
• This Is Me - Kierra Kiki Sheard
• Victory Live! - Tye Tribbett & G.A.

Best Latin Pop Album
• Adentro - Arjona
• Lo Que Trajo El Barco - Obie Bermúdez
• Individual - Fulano
• Trozos De Mi Alma 2 - Marco Antonio Solis
• Limón Y Sal - Julieta Venegas

Best Latin Rock, Alternative Or Urban Album
• Lo Demás Es Plástico - Black:Guayaba
• The Underdog/El Subestimado - Tego Calderón
• Calle 13 - Calle 13
• Superpop Venezuela - Los Amigos Invisibles
• Amar Es Combatir - Maná

Best Tropical Latin Album
• Fuzionando - Oscar D'Leon
• Salsatón: Salsa Con Reggaetón - Andy Montañez
• Hoy, Mañana Y Siempre - Tito Nieves
• Directo Al Corazón - Gilberto Santa Rosa
• What You've Been Waiting For - Lo Que Esperabas - Tiempo Libre

Best Mexican/Mexican-American Album
• Historias De Mi Tierra - Pepe Aguilar
• No Es Brujería - Ana Bárbara
• 25 Aniversario - Mariachi Sol De Mexico De José Hernández
• A Toda Ley - Pablo Montero
• Orgullo De Mujer - Alicia Villarreal

Best Tejano Album
• Sigue El Taconazo - Chente Barrera
• It's...All Right - Jimmy Edward
• Live In Session - Bob Gallarza
• All Of Me - Jay Perez
• Rebecca Valadez - Rebecca Valadez

Best Norteño Album
• Algo De Mí - Conjunto Primavera
• Puro Pa' Arriba - Los Huracanes Del Norte
• Historias Que Contar - Los Tigres Del Norte
• Piénsame Un Momento - Pesado
• Prefiero La Soledad - Retoño

Best Banda Album
• 20 Mil Heridas - Banda Machos
• Mas Fuerte Que Nunca - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizárraga
• Amor Gitano - Cuisillos
• A Mucha Honra - Ezequiel Peña
• Más Allá Del Sol - Joan Sebástian

Best Traditional Blues Album
• Brother To The Blues - Tab Benoit With Louisiana's Leroux
• Bronx In Blue - Dion
• People Gonna Talk - James Hunter
• Guitar Groove-A-Rama - Duke Robillard
• Risin' With The Blues - Ike Turner

Best Contemporary Blues Album
• Live From Across The Pond - Robert Cray Band
• Sippiana Hericane - Dr. John & The Lower 911
• Suitcase - Keb' Mo'
• Hope And Desire - Susan Tedeschi
• After The Rain - Irma Thomas

Best Traditional Folk Album
• I Stand Alone - Ramblin' Jack Elliott
• Gonna Let It Shine - Odetta
• Adieu False Heart - Linda Ronstadt & Ann Savoy
• We Shall Overcome - The Seeger Sessions - Bruce Springsteen
• A Distant Land To Roam - Ralph Stanley

Best Contemporary Folk/Americana Album
• Solo Acoustic Vol. 1 - Jackson Browne
• Black Cadillac - Rosanne Cash
• Workbench Songs - Guy Clark
• Modern Times - Bob Dylan
• All The Roadrunning - Mark Knopfler & Emmylou Harris

Best Native American Music Album
• Voice Of The Drum - Black Eagle
• Heart Of The Wind - Robert Tree Cody & Will Clipman
• American Indian Story - Jana
• Long Winter Nights - Northern Cree & Friends
• Dance With The Wind - Mary Youngblood

Best Hawaiian Music Album
• Generation Hawai'i - Amy Hanaiali'i
• Grandmaster Slack Key Guitar - Ledward Ka'apana
• The Wild Hawaiian - Henry Kapono
• Hawaiian Slack Key Kings - Various Artists
• Legends Of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar - Live From Maui - Various Artists

Best Reggae Album
• Too Bad - Buju Banton
• Love Is My Religion - Ziggy Marley
• Youth - Matisyahu
• Rhythm Doubles - Sly & Robbie
• Who You Fighting For - UB40

Best Traditional World Music Album
• Music Of Central Asia Vol. 2: Invisible Face Of The Beloved: Classical Music Of The Tajiks And Uzbeks - The Academy Of Maqâm
• Endless Vision - Hossein Alizadeh & Djivan Gasparyan
• Hambo In The Snow - Andrea Hoag, Loretta Kelley & Charlie Pilzer
• Golden Strings Of The Sarode - Aashish Khan & Zakir Hussain
• Blessed - Soweto Gospel Choir

Best Contemporary World Music Album
• Tiki - Richard Bona
• M'Bemba - Salif Keita
• Wonder Wheel - The Klezmatics
• Long Walk To Freedom - Ladysmith Black Mambazo
• Savane - Ali Farka Toure

Best Polka Album
• Batteries Not Included - Eddie Blazonczyk's Versatones
• As Sweet As Candy - Lenny Gomulka & Chicago Push
• Party Dress - LynnMarie & The Boxhounds
• Good Friends Good Music - Walter Ostanek & Fred Ziwich
• Polka In Paradise - Jimmy Sturr And His Orchestra

Best Musical Album For Children
• Baby Einstein Meet The Orchestra - Various Artists
• Beethoven's Wig 3: Many More Sing Along Symphonies - Beethoven's Wig
• Catch That Train! - Dan Zanes And Friends
• My Best Day - Trout Fishing In America
• The Sunny Side Of The Street - John Lithgow

Best Spoken Word Album For Children
• Blah Blah Blah: Stories About Clams, Swamp Monsters, Pirates & Dogs - Bill Harley
• Christmas In The Trenches - John McCutcheon
• Disney's Little Einsteins Musical Missions - Various Artists
• Peter Pan - Jim Dale
• The Witches - Lynn Redgrave

Best Spoken Word Album (Includes Poetry, Audio Books & Story Telling)
• I Shouldn't Even Be Doing This! - Bob Newhart
• New Rules - Polite Musings From A Timid Observer - Bill Maher
• Our Endangered Values: America's Moral Crisis - Jimmy Carter
• The Truth (With Jokes) - Al Franken
• With Ossie And Ruby: In This Life Together - Ossie Davis & Ruby Dee

Best Comedy Album
• Blue Collar Comedy Tour - One For The Road - Bill Engvall, Ron White, Jeff Foxworthy & Larry The Cable Guy
• The Carnegie Hall Performance - Lewis Black
• Life Is Worth Losing - George Carlin
• Straight Outta Lynwood - "Weird Al" Yankovic
• You Can't Fix Stupid - Ron White

Best Musical Show Album
• The Color Purple
• The Drowsy Chaperone
• Jersey Boys
• The Pajama Game
• Sweeney Todd - The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Best Compilation Soundtrack Album For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media
• Brokeback Mountain
• Cars
• Grey's Anatomy - Volume 2
• Little Miss Sunshine
• Walk The Line

Best Score Soundtrack Album For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media
• The Chronicles Of Narnia - The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe
• The Da Vinci Code
• Memoirs Of A Geisha
• Munich
• Pirates Of The Caribbean - Dead Man's Chest

Best Song Written For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media
• Can't Take It In (From The Chronicles Of Narnia - The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe) - Imogen Heap

• I Need To Wake Up (From An Inconvenient Truth) - Melissa Etheridge
• Our Town (From Cars) - Randy Newman
• There's Nothing Like A Show On Broadway (From The Producers) - Nathan Lane & Matthew Broderick
• Travelin' Thru (From Transamerica) - Dolly Parton

Best Instrumental Composition
• Argument - Taylor Eigsti
• A Concerto In Swing - The Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra & Big Band
• A Prayer For Peace - John Williams
• Sayuri's Theme And End Credits - John Williams, Yo-Yo Ma & Itzhak Perlman
• Valentine - Fred Hersch

Best Instrumental Arrangement
• Attack Of The Killer Tomatoes - Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band
• Three Ghouls - Chick Corea
• Three Women - Gil Goldstein
• Tom & Eddie - The Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra & Big Band
• Up From The Skies - The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra

Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s)
• For Once In My Life - Tony Bennett & Stevie Wonder
• Good Morning Heartache - Chris Botti & Jill Scott
• My Flame Burns Blue (Blood Count) - Elvis Costello With The Metropole Orkest
• Stardust - Dizzy Gillespie All-Star Big Band
• Suninga - Gil Goldstein

Best Recording Package
• The Best Worst-Case Scenario - Fair
• Personal File - Johnny Cash
• Reprieve - Ani DiFranco
• 10,000 Days - Tool
• Versions - Thievery Corporation

Best Boxed Or Special Limited Edition Package
• The Cellar Door Sessions 1970 - Miles Davis
• Fonotone Records - Various Artists
• A Life Less Lived - The Gothic Box - Various Artists
• One Kiss Can Lead To Another: Girl Group Sounds Lost & Found - Various Artists
• Stadium Arcadium - Red Hot Chili Peppers

Best Album Notes
• Good For What Ails You: Music Of The Medicine Shows, 1926-1937 - Various Artists
• If You Got To Ask, You Ain't Got It! - Fats Waller
• Lost Sounds: Blacks And The Birth Of The Recording Industry 1891-1922 - Various Artists
• Pirate Radio - Pretenders
• There Is A Season - The Byrds

Best Historical Album
• Good For What Ails You: Music Of The Medicine Shows, 1926-1937 - Various Artists
• Lost Sounds: Blacks And The Birth Of The Recording Industry 1891-1922 - Various Artists
• One Kiss Can Lead To Another: Girl Group Sounds Lost & Found - Various Artists
• Poetry On Record: 98 Poets Read Their Work (1888-2006) - Various Artists
• Rockin' Bones: 1950's Punk & Rockabilly - Various Artists

Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical
• Adieu False Heart - Linda Ronstadt & Ann Savoy
• At War With The Mystics - The Flaming Lips
• Like Red On A Rose - Alan Jackson
• The Phat Pack - Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band
• Suitcase - Keb' Mo'

Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical
• Howard Benson
• Every Man For Himself (Hoobastank)
• Flyleaf (Flyleaf)
• In With The Out Crowd (Less Than Jake)
• One-X (Three Days Grace)
• The Paramour Sessions (Papa Roach)
• Popaganda (Head Automatica)
• Saosin (Saosin)
• T Bone Burnett
• Thunderbird (Cassandra Wilson)
• The True False Identity (T Bone Burnett)
• Walk The Line - Soundtrack (Joaquin Phoenix & Various Artists)
• Danger Mouse
• Pieces Of The People We Love (The Rapture)
• St. Elsewhere (Gnarls Barkley)
• Rick Rubin
• American V: A Hundred Highways (Johnny Cash)
• God's Gonna Cut You Down (Johnny Cash)
• Stadium Arcadium (Red Hot Chili Peppers)
• Taking The Long Way (Dixie Chicks)
• 12 Songs (Neil Diamond)
• Will.i.am
• About You (Mary J. Blige Featuring Will.i.am)
• Big Girls Don't Cry (Fergie)
• Damn Girl (Justin Timberlake Featuring Will.i.am)
• I Am Somebody (Santana Featuring Will.i.am)
• I Love My B**** (Busta Rhymes Featuring Kelis & Will.i.am)
• Mas Que Nada (Sergio Mendes Featuring The Black Eyed Peas)
• Timeless (Sergio Mendes)

Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical
• Be Without You (Moto Blanco Vocal Mix) (Mary J. Blige)
• Damage Thorn (Buick Project Remix) (Tiefschwarz & Tracey Thorn)
• Deja Vu (Freemasons Club Mix - No Rap) (Beyoncé)
• Talk (Thin White Duke Mix) (Coldplay)
• World Hold On (E-Smoove Remix) (Bob Sinclair)

Best Surround Sound Album
• Immortal Nystedt - Ensemble 96 Conducted By Øystein Fevang
• Long Walk To Freedom - Ladysmith Black Mambazo
• Morph The Cat - Donald Fagen
• Straight Outta Lynwood - "Weird Al" Yankovic
• A Valid Path - Alan Parsons

Best Engineered Album, Classical
• Elgar: Enigma Variations; Britten: The Young Person's Guide To The Orchestra, Four Sea Interludes - Paavo Järvi & Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
• Látigo - Quartet San Francisco
• Mahler: Symphony No. 2 - Pierre Boulez, Wiener Philharmoniker, Christine Schäfer, Michelle DeYoung & Wiener Singverein
• Requiem - Craig Hella Johnson & Conspirare
• Vaughan Williams: Mass In G Min., And Other A Cappella Works - Norman Mackenzie & Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chamber Chorus

Producer Of The Year, Classical
• Manfred Eicher
• Honegger/Martinù/Bach/Pintscher/Ravel (Frank Peter Zimmermann & Heinrich
Schiff)
• Kurtág: Kafka-Fragmente (Juliane Banse & András Keller)
• Nuove Musiche (Rolf Lislevand, Arianna Savall, Pedro Estevan, Bjørn Kjellemyr, Guido Morini, Marco Ambrosini & Thor-Harald Johnsen)
• Schubert: String Quartet G Maj. (Gidon Kremer & Kremerata Baltica)
• Silvestrov/Pärt/Ustvolskaya: Misterioso (Alexei Lubimov, Alexander Trostiansky & Kyrill Rybakov)
• Stephen Johns
• Angel Dances (12 Cellists Of Berliner Philharmoniker)
• Holst: The Planets (Sir Simon Rattle & Berliner Philharmoniker)
• Schubert: Symphony No. 9 'The Great' (Sir Simon Rattle & Berliner
Philharmoniker)
• Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No. 1; Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 1 (Sarah
Chang & Simon Rattle)
• Vivaldi: Flute Concertos (Emmanuel Pahud & Richard Tognetti)
• James Mallinson
• Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 1-9 (Bernard Haitink & London Symphony Orchestra)
• Elgar: The Dream Of Gerontius (Sir Colin Davis, Anne Sofie Von Otter, Alastair
Miles, David Rendall, London Symphony Chorus & London Symphony Orchestra)
• Prokofiev: The Complete Symphonies (Valery Gergiev & London Symphony
Orchestra)
• Sibelius: Kullervo (Sir Colin Davis, Monica Groop, Peter Mattei, London
Symphony Chorus & London Symphony Orchestra)
• Smetana: Má Vlast (Sir Colin Davis & London Symphony Orchestra)
• Elaine Martone
• Del Tredici: Paul Revere's Ride; Theofanidis: The Here And Now; Bernstein:
Lamentation (Robert Spano, Norman Mackenzie, Hila Plitmann & Atlanta Symphony
Orchestra And Chorus)
• Elgar: Enigma Variations; Britten: The Young Person's Guide To The Orchestra,
Four Sea Interludes (Paavo Järvi & Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra)
• Gershwin: Rhapsody In Blue (Michel Camilo, Ernest Martinez Izquierdo &
Barcelona Symphony Orchestra)
• Mahler: Symphony No. 1, Songs Of A Wayfarer (Benjamin Zander, Christopher
Maltman & Philharmonia Orchestra)
• Renaissance Favorites For Guitar (David Russell)
• Sid McLauchlan
• Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 5 & 7 (Gustavo Dudamel & Simón Bolívar Youth
Orchestra Of Venezuela)
• Golijov: Ainadamar: Fountain Of Tears (Robert Spano, Kelley O'Connor, Women Of The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chorus, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Dawn
Upshaw)
• Italia, Ti Amo (Plácido Domingo, Eugene Kohn & Budapest Philharmonic
Orchestra)
• Simple Gifts (Bryn Terfel)
• Wagner: Excerpts From 'The Ring Of The Nibelung' (Ben Heppner, Peter
Schneider, Burkhard Ulrich & Staatskapelle Dresden)

Best Classical Album
• Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 1-9 - London Symphony Orchestra
• Lieberson: Rilke Songs, The Six Realms, Horn Concerto - Justin Brown & Donald Palma; Michaela Fukacova, Lorraine Hunt Lieberson & William Purvis; Peter Serkin; The Odense Symphony Orchestra
• Mahler: Symphony No. 7 - San Francisco Symphony
• Martha Argerich And Friends: Live From The Lugano Festival 2005
• Mozart: La Clemenza Di Tito - Freiburger Barockorchester

Best Orchestral Performance
• Bax: Tone Poems - BBC Philharmonic
• Glazunov: Symphonies 4 & 7 - Royal Scottish National Orchestra
• Mahler: Symphony No. 6 In A Min. - Budapest Festival Orchestra
• Mahler: Symphony No. 7 - San Francisco Symphony
• Prokofiev: The Complete Symphonies - London Symphony Orchestra

Best Opera Recording
• Bennett: The Mines Of Sulphur - Glimmerglass Opera Orchestra
• Golijov: Ainadamar: Fountain Of Tears - Women Of The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chorus; Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
• Mozart: La Clemenza Di Tito - RIAS Kammerchor; Freiburger Barockorchester
• Smetana: The Bartered Bride - The Royal Opera Chorus; Philharmonia Orchestra
• Verdi: La Traviata - Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor; Wiener
Philharmoniker

Best Choral Performance
• Immortal Nystedt - Bærum Vokalensemble & Ensemble 96
• Mozart: Great Mass In C Min. - Sarah Connolly, Neal Davies, Timothy Robinson &
Camilla Tilling; Gabrieli Consort; Gabrieli Consort & Players
• Pärt: Da Pacem - Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir
• Requiem - Conspirare
• Whitacre: Cloudburst And Other Choral Works - Thomas Guthrie, Elin Manahan Thomas & Simon Wall; Polyphony

Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (with Orchestra)
• Brahms: The Piano Concertos - Gewandhausorchester
• Henze: Violin Concertos Nos. 1 And 3 - Saarbrücken Radio
Symphony Orchestra
• Messiaen: Oiseaux Exotiques (Exotic Birds) - Cleveland Chamber Symphony
• Rachmaninov: Piano Concertos 1 & 2 - Berliner Philharmoniker
• Schmidt: Concertos - Danish National Symphony Orchestra / DR

Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without Orchestra)
• Bach: The Sonatas And Partitas For Violin Solo - Gidon Kremer
• Bacheler: The Bachelar's Delight - Paul O’Dette
• Beethoven: The Piano Sonatas, Vol. II - András Schiff
• Chopin: Nocturnes - Maurizio Pollini
• Primrose: Viola Transcriptions - Roberto Díaz

Best Chamber Music Performance
• Chamber Works For Winds And Strings By Mozart - The Chicago Chamber Musicians
• Corigliano: Violin Sonata, Etude Fantasy - Andrew Russo
• Intimate Voices - Emerson String Quartet
• Martha Argerich And Friends: Live From The Lugano Festival 2005 - Martha Argerich And Friends
• Shostakovich: Piano Trios 1 & 2, Seven Romances On Verses By Alexander Blok - Beaux Arts Trio

Best Small Ensemble Performance
• Angel Dances - 12 Cellists Of Berliner Philharmoniker
• Ikon - Harry Christophers, conductor; The Sixteen
• Miguel De Cervantes - Don Quijote De La Mancha - Romances Y Músicas - Jordi Savall, conductor; Hespèrion XXI & La Capella Reial De Catalunya
• Padilla: Sun Of Justice - Peter Rutenberg, conductor; Los Angeles Chamber Singers' Cappella
• Shostakovich/Sviridov/Vainberg: Chamber Symphonies - Yuri Bashmet; Moscow Soloists

Best Classical Vocal Performance
• Britten: Song Cycles - Ian Bostridge
• Canciones Argentinas - Bernarda Fink & Marcos Fink
• Consider, My Soul - Thomas Quasthoff
• Rilke Songs - Lorraine Hunt Lieberson
• Songs Of Amy Beach - Patrick Mason

Best Classical Contemporary Composition
• Boston Concerto - Elliott Carter
• Golijov: Ainadamar: Fountain Of Tears - Osvaldo Golijov
• The Here And Now - Christopher Theofanidis
• Paul Revere's Ride - David Del Tredici
• A Scotch Bestiary - James MacMillan

Best Classical Crossover Album - BBC Philharmonic
• The Film Music Of Erich Wolfgang Korngold
• Invention & Alchemy - The Grand Rapids Symphony
• Látigo - John Santos
• Simple Gifts - London Voices; London Symphony Orchestra
• Song Zu Ying: The Diva Goes To The Movies - China National Symphony Orchestra

Best Short Form Music Video
• 8th Of November - Big & Rich
• When You Were Young - The Killers
• Here It Goes Again - OK Go
• Dani California - Red Hot Chili Peppers
• Writing On The Walls - Underoath

Best Long Form Music Video
• Flow: Living In The Stream Of Music - Terence Blanchard
• Directions - Death Cab For Cutie
• Demon Days - Live In Manchester - Gorillaz
• I'm Going To Tell You A Secret - Madonna
• Wings For Wheels: The Making Of Born To Run - Bruce Springsteen

1 comment:

SC said...

Jeez... did anyone who released commercial music during the past year NOT get nominated?