John Mayer

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Album of the Year: Robert Plant and Alison Krauss, Raising Sand

Rap Album: Lil Wayne, Tha Carter III

Male Pop Vocal Performance: John Mayer, "Say"

Record of the Year: Robert Plant and Alison Krauss, "Please Read the Letter"

New Artist: Adele

Rock Album: Coldplay, Viva la Vida

Pop Collaboration With Vocals: Robert Plant and Alison Krauss, "Rich Woman"

Song of the Year: Coldplay, "Viva la Vida"

Country Performance by a Duo or Group: Sugarland, "Stay"

R&B Album: Jennifer Hudson, Jennifer Hudson

Industry Icon Award: Clive Davis

Jennifer Hudson

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Producer of the Year, Non-Classical: Rick Rubin (Death Magnetic, Home Before Dark, Mercy, Seeing Things, Weezer)

Rock Song: Bruce Springsteen, "Girls in Their Summer Clothes"

Rock Instrumental Performance: "Peaches En Regalia," Zappa Plays Zappa, Featuring Steve Vai & Napoleon Murphy Brock

Metal Performance: Metallica, "My Apocalypse"

Hard Rock Performance: The Mars Volta, "Wax Simulacra"

Rock Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals: Kings of Leon, "Sex on Fire"

Solo Rock Vocal Performance: John Mayer, "Gravity"

Alternative Music Album: Radiohead, In Rainbows

Pop Vocal Album: Duffy, Rockferry


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Pop Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals: Coldplay, "Viva la Vida"

Female Pop Vocal Performance: Adele, "Chasing Pavements"

Pop Instrumental Album: Béla Fleck and the Flecktones, Jingle All The Way

Pop Instrumental Performance: Eagles, "I Dreamed There Was No War"

Spoken Word Album (Includes Poetry, Audio Books): Al Gore, An Inconvenient Truth (Beau Bridges, Cynthia Nixon and Blair Underwood)

Contemporary R&B Album: Mary J. Blige, Growing Pains

R&B Song: Ne-Yo, "Miss Independent" (Mikkel S. Eriksen, T.E. Hermansen and S. Smith, songwriters)

Urban/Alternative Performance: Chrisette Michele Featuring, "Be OK"

Traditional R&B Vocal Performance: Al Green Featuring Anthony Hamilton, "You've Got the Love I Need"

R&B Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals: Al Green Featuring John Legend, "Stay With Me (by the Sea)"

Female R&B Vocal Performance: Alicia Keys; " Superwoman"

Male R&B Vocal Performance: Ne-Yo, "Miss Independent"

Lil' Wayne

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Rap Song: Lil Wayne Featuring Static Major, "Lollipop" (D. Carter, S. Garrett, D. Harrison, J. Scheffer and R. Zamor, songwriters)

Rap/Sung Collaboration: Estelle Featuring Kanye West, "American Boy"

Rap Performance by a Duo or Group: Jay-Z and T.I. Featuring Kanye West and Lil Wayne, "Swagga Like Us"

Rap Solo Performance: Lil Wayne, "A Milli"

Traditional Pop Vocal Album: Natalie Cole, Still Unforgettable

Country Album: George Strait, Troubadour

Country Song: Sugarland, "Stay" (Jennifer Nettles, songwriter)

Bluegrass Album: Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder, Honoring the Fathers of Bluegrass: Tribute to 1946 and 1947

Country Instrumental Performance: Brad Paisley, James Burton, Vince Gill, John Jorgenson, Albert Lee, Brent Mason, Redd Volkaert and Steve Wariner, "Cluster Pluck"

Country Collaboration With Vocals: Robert Plant and Alison Krauss, "Killing the Blues"

Male Country Vocal Performance: Brad Paisley, "Letter to Me"

Carrie Underwood

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Female Country Vocal Performance: Carrie Underwood, "Last Name"

Reggae Album: Burning Spear, Jah Is Real

Hawaiian Music Album: Tia Carrere and Daniel Ho, Ikena

Contemporary Folk/Americana Album: Robert Plant and Alison Krauss, Raising Sand

Traditional Folk Album: Pete Seeger, At 89

Traditional Blues Album: B.B. King, One Kind Favor

Contemporary Blues Album: Dr. John and the Lower 911, City That Care Forgot

Long Form Music Video: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, "Runnin' Down a Dream"

Short Form Music Video: Weezer, "Pork and Beans"

Classical Album: Weill, Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny

Producer of the Year, Classical: David Frost

Classical Crossover Album: The King's Singers, Simple Gifts

Classical Contemporary Composition: John Corigliano, composer, Mr. Tambourine Man: Seven Poems of Bob Dylan (JoAnn Falletta, conductor)

Classical Vocal Performance: John Corigliano, Mr. Tambourine Man: Seven Poems of Bob Dylan

Small Ensemble Performance: Spotless Rose, Hymns to the Virgin Mary

Chamber Music Performance: Elliott Carter, Pacifica Quartet, String Quartets Nos. 1 and 5

Instrumental Soloist Performance (Without Orchestra): Gloria Cheng, Piano Music of Salonen, Stucky, and Lutoslawski

Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (With Orchestra): Hilary Hahn, Schoenberg, Sibelius: Violin Concertos (Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor)

Choral Performance: Sir Simon Rattle, "Symphony of Psalms"

Opera Recording: Weill, Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny

Orchestral Performance: Shostakovich, "Symphony No. 4," Bernard Haitink, conductor (Chicago Symphony Orchestra)

Engineered Album, Classical: Traditions and Transformations: Sounds of Silk Road Chicago

Electronic/Dance Album: Daft Punk, Alive 2007

Dance Recording: Daft Punk, "Harder Better Faster Stronger"

Contemporary R&B Gospel Album: Kirk Franklin, The Fight of My Life

Traditional Gospel Album: The Blind Boys of Alabama, Down in New Orleans

Southern, Country or Bluegrass Gospel Album: Gaither Vocal Band, Lovin' Life

Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album: CeCe Winans, Thy Kingdom Come

Rock or Rap Gospel Album: TobyMac, Alive and Transported

Gospel Song: Kirk Franklin, "Help Me Believe"

Gospel Performance: Mary Mary, "Get Up"

Latin Jazz Album: Arturo O'Farrill and the Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra, Song for Chico

George Carlin

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Large Jazz Ensemble Album: The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, Monday Night Live at the Village Vanguard

Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group: Chick Corea and Gary Burton, The New Crystal Silence

Jazz Instrumental Solo: Terence Blanchard, soloist, "Be-Bop"

Jazz Vocal Album: Cassandra Wilson, Loverly

Contemporary Jazz Album: Randy Brecker, Randy in Brasil

New Age Album: Jack DeJohnette, Peace Time

Comedy Album: George Carlin, It's Bad For Ya

Polka Album: Jimmy Sturr and His Orchestra, Let the Whole World Sing

Contemporary World Music Album: Mickey Hart, Zakir Hussain, Sikiru Adepoju and Giovanni Hidalgo, Global Drum Project

Traditional World Music Album: Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Ilembe: Honoring Shaka Zulu

Zydeco or Cajun Music Album: Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys, Live at the 2008 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

Native American Music Album: Come to Me Great Mystery—Native American Healing Songs

Norteño Album: Los Tigres del Norte, Raíces

Banda Album: Joan Sebástian, No Es de Madera

Tejano Album: Ruben Ramos and the Mexican Revolution, Viva la Revolucion

Regional Mexican Album: Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano, Amor, Dolor Y Lágrimas: Música Ranchera

Tropical Latin Album: José Feliciano, Señor Bachata

Latin Rock or Alternative Album: 45, Jaguares

Latin Pop Album: Juanes, La Vida...Es un Ratico

Musical Show Album: In the Heights

Musical Album for Children: They Might Be Giants, Here Come The 123s

Spoken Word Album for Children: Bill Harley, Yes to Running!

Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s): Natalie Cole, "Here's That Rainy Day" (Nan Schwartz, arranger)



Instrumental Arrangement: Peter Gabriel and Thomas Newman, "Define Dancing" (From Wall-E) (Thomas Newman, arranger)

Instrumental Composition: "The Adventures of Mutt" (From Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull)

Surround Sound Album: Mussorgsky, Pictures at an Exhibition; Night on Bald Mountain; Prelude to Khovanshchina

Remixed Recording, Non-Classical: MGMT, "Electric Feel," Justice Remix (Justice, remixers)

Engineered Album, Non-Classical: The Raconteurs (Joe Chiccarelli, Vance Powell and Jack White III), Consolers of the Lonely

Historical Album: Art of Field Recording, Volume I: Fifty Years of Traditional American Music (Documented by Art Rosenbaum)

Album Notes: Miles Davis, Kind of Blue: 50th Anniversary Collector's Edition (Francis Davis, album notes writer)

Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package: In Rainbows

Recording Package: Metallica, Death Magnetic (Bruce Duckworth, Sarah Moffat and David Turner, art directors)

Song Written for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media: Peter Gabriel and Thomas Newman, "Down to Earth" (From Wall-E)

Score Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media: James Newton Howard and Hans Zimmer, The Dark Knight

Compilation Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media: Juno


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