- The Washington Times - Tuesday, December 7, 2004

Grammy Awards will be presented in 107 categories at the Feb. 13 ceremony in Los Angeles. Here’s a partial list of the major nominations, announced yesterday by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. A complete list is available on the Web at www.grammy.com.

Record of the year: “Let’s Get It Started,” the Black Eyed Peas; “Here We Go Again,” Ray Charles and Norah Jones; “American Idiot,” Green Day; “Heaven,” Los Lonely Boys; “Yeah!” Usher featuring Lil Jon and Ludacris.

Album of the year: “Genius Loves Company,” Ray Charles and Various Artists; “American Idiot,” Green Day; “The Diary of Alicia Keys,” Alicia Keys; “Confessions,” Usher; “The College Dropout,” Kanye West.

Song of the year: “Daughters,” by John Mayer (performed by John Mayer); “If I Ain’t Got You,” Alicia Keys (Alicia Keys); “Jesus Walks,” C. Smith and Kanye West (Kanye West); “Live Like You Were Dying,” Tim Nichols and Craig Wiseman (Tim McGraw); “The Reason,” Daniel Estrin and Douglas Robb (Hoobastank).

New artist: Los Lonely Boys; Maroon 5; Joss Stone; Kanye West; Gretchen Wilson.

Female pop vocal performance: “Oceania,” Bjork; “The First Cut Is the Deepest,” Sheryl Crow; “Sunrise,” Norah Jones; “What You Waiting For?” Gwen Stefani; “You Had Me,” Joss Stone.

Male pop vocal performance: “Let’s Misbehave,” Elvis Costello; “You Raise Me Up,” Josh Groban; “Daughters,” John Mayer; “Cinnamon Girl,” Prince; “Love’s Divine,” Seal.

Pop performance by a duo or group with vocal: “My Immortal,” Evanescence; “The Reason,” Hoobastank; “Heaven,” Los Lonely Boys; “She Will Be Loved,” Maroon 5; “It’s My Life,” No Doubt.

Pop vocal album: “Genius Loves Company,” Ray Charles and Various Artists; “Feels Like Home,” Norah Jones; “Afterglow,” Sarah McLachlan; “Mind, Body and Soul,” Joss Stone; “Brian Wilson Presents Smile,” Brian Wilson.

Solo rock vocal performance: “Wonderwall,” Ryan Adams; “The Revolution Starts … Now,” Steve Earle; “Breathe,” Melissa Etheridge; “Code of Silence,” Bruce Springsteen; “Metropolitan Glide,” Tom Waits.

Rock performance by a duo or group with vocal: “Monkey to Man,” Elvis Costello and the Imposters; “Take Me Out,” Franz Ferdinand; “American Idiot,” Green Day; “Somebody Told Me,” the Killers; “Vertigo,” U2.

Hard-rock performance: “Megalomaniac,” Incubus; “Some Kind of Monster,” Metallica; “Feelin’ Way Too Damn Good,” Nickelback; “Duality,” Slipknot; “Slither,” Velvet Revolver.

Rock album: “The Delivery Man,” Elvis Costello and the Imposters; “American Idiot,” Green Day; “The Reason,” Hoobastank; “Hot Fuss,” The Killers; “Contraband,” Velvet Revolver.

Alternative album: “Medulla,” Bjork; “Franz Ferdinand,” Franz Ferdinand; “Uh Huh Her,” PJ Harvey; “Good News for People Who Love Bad News,” Modest Mouse; “A Ghost Is Born,” Wilco.

Female R&B; vocal performance: “I Want You,” Janet Jackson; “If I Ain’t Got You,” Alicia Keys; “I’m Still in Love,” Teena Marie; “Whatever,” Jill Scott; “U-Haul,” Angie Stone.

Male R&B; vocal performance: “Charlene,” Anthony Hamilton; “Happy People,” R. Kelly; “What We Do Here,” Brian McKnight; “Call My Name,” Prince; “Burn,” Usher.

Traditional R&B; vocal performance: “You’re My Everything,” Anita Baker; “Sinner’s Prayer,” Ray Charles and B.B. King; “I Can’t Stop,” Al Green; “New Day,” Patti LaBelle; “Musicology,” Prince.

Urban/alternative performance: “Sex, Love and Money,” Mos Def; “Are You Experienced?” Musiq; “She Wants to Move,” N.E.R.D.; “Star,” The Roots; “Cross My Mind,” Jill Scott.

R&B; album: “My Everything,” Anita Baker; “I Can’t Stop,” Al Green; “The Diary of Alicia Keys,” Alicia Keys; “Musicology,” Prince; “Beautifully Human: Words and Sounds Vol. 2,” Jill Scott.

Musical Show Album: “Assassins,” “Avenue Q ? The Musical,” “The Boy From Oz,” “Wicked,” “Wonderful Town.”

Score Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture,

Television or Other Visual Media: “Angels in America,” Thomas Newman, composer; “Big Fish,” Danny Elfman, composer; “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,” Jon Brion, composer; “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban,” John Williams, composer; “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King,” Howard Shore, composer.

ASSOCIATED PRESS

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