Grammy pictures and nominees

Grammy pictures and nominees: Coldplay, Jonas Brothers, Katy Perry, and more!
The 2009 Grammy awards will feature performances by Estelle, Kanye West, and many more.The Grammy nominees for best album of the year are superstars of their field. From Adele to M.I.A., from Coldplay to
Leona Lewis and Robert Plant with Alison Krauss: all formidable opponents, but there can only be one winner.

The Grammy Awards will be handed out tonight in a live telecast at 8pm E.S.T. on CBS. Tune in to see which of your favorite artists will take home those iconic statues.

You can download your own Grammy ballot to fill out and compare your results with friends! Check it out here, via the Music Examiner.

Here are (some of) the nominees:

Record of the year:

Chasing Pavements: Adele
Viva La Vida: Coldplay
Bleeding Love: Leona Lewis
Paper Planes: M.I.A.
Please Read The Letter: Robert Plant & Alison Krauss

Album of the Year:

Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends: Coldplay
Tha Carter III: Lil Wayne
Year of the Gentleman: Ne-Yo
Raising Sand : Robert Pland & Alison Krauss
In Rainbows: Radiohead

Song of the Year:

American Boy: Estelle
Chasing Pavements: Adele
I'm Yours: Jason Mraz
Love Song: Sara Bareilles
Viva La Vida: Coldplay

Best New Artist:

Jonas Brothers
Lady Antebellum
Jazmine Sullivan

Best Female Pop Vocal Performance:

Chasing Pavements: Adele
Love Song: Sara Bareilles
Mercy: Duffy
Bleeding Love: Leona Lewis
I Kissed a Girl: Katy Perry
So What: Pink

Best Male Pop Vocal Performance:

All Summer Long: Kid Rock
Say: John Mayer
I'm Yours: Jason Mraz
Closer: Ne-Yo
Wichita Lineman: James Taylor

Best Pop Performance By a Duo or Group:

Viva La Vida: Coldplay
Waiting in the Weeds: Eagles
Going On: Gnarls Barkley
Won't Go Home Without You: Maroon 5
Apologize: OneRepublic

Best Pop collaboration with Vocals:

Lesson Learned: Alicia Keys & John Mayer
4 Minutes: Madonna with Justin Timberlake & Timbaland
Rich Woman: Robert Plant & Alison Krauss
It I Never See Your Face Again: Rihanna & Maroon 5
No Air: Jordin Sparks & Chris Brown

Best Pop Vocal Album:

Detours: Sheryl Crow
Rockferry: Duffy
Long Road Out of Eden: Eagles
Spirit: Leona Lewis
Covers: James Taylor

Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance:

Gravity: John Mayer
I Saw Her Standing There: Paul McCartney
Girls in their Summer Clothes: Bruce Springsteen
Rise: Eddie Vedder
No Hidden Path: Neil Young

Best Rock Performance By a Duo or Group with Vocals:

Rock N Roll Train: AC/DC
Violet Hill: Coldplay
Long Road out of Eden: Eagles
Sex on Fire: Kings of Leon
House of Cards: Radiohead

Best Hard Rock Performance:

Inside the Fire: Disturbed
Visions: Judas Priest
Wax Simulacra: The Mars Volta
Sains of Los Angeles: Mötley Crüe
Lords of Salem: Rob Zombie

Best Rock Song:

Girls in their Summer Clothes: Bruce Springsteen
House of Cards: Radiohead
I Will Possess Your Heart: Death Cab for Cutie
Sex on Fire: Kings of Leon
Violet Hill: Coldplay

Best Rock Album:

Viva La Vida or death and all His Friends: Coldplay
Rock n Roll Jesus: Kid Rock
Only by the Night: Kings of Leon
Death Magnetic: Metallica
Consolers of the Lonely: The Raconteurs

Best Alternative Music Album:

Modern Guilt: Beck
Narrow Stairs: Death Cab for Cutie
The Odd Couple: Gnarls Barkley
Evil Urges: My Morning Jacket
In Rainbows: Radiohead

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