49th Grammy Nominations Get Bliged, Peppered & Blunted

We know you don’t give a shit about who actually wins the Grammys. So vote here instead! Cookie Mountain is currently edging out Boys & Girls for Album Of The Year Gummy. Get involved people! And one vote for Yusuf Islam (are they fucking kidding?!). C’mon this is serious stuff!

Oh yeah, the Grammys. Well, here are the noms for some categories you might find interesting. (Full list here.) Mary J. is at the top of the heap with eight nominations, which doesn’t bother us ’cause she can work it out. Red Hot Chili Peppers clock in with six, and there’s a big pile up of John Mayer, Danger Mouse, Prince, Rick Rubin, Dixie Chicks, James Blunt, will.i.am at five. Don’t worry Gnarls fans; they’re in there with four. And Thom Yorke for Alternative Music Album, a sign that someone at The Recording Academy still has a pulse! (Or remembers when their grandkid recommended OK Computer.)

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Best Alternative Music Album

  • Arctic Monkeys – Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not
  • The Flaming Lips – At War With The Mystics
  • Gnarls Barkley – St. Elsewhere
  • Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Show Your Bones
  • Thom Yorke – The Eraser
Record Of The Year
  • Mary J. Blige – “Be Without You”
  • James Blunt – “You’re Beautiful”
  • Dixie Chicks – “Not Ready To Make Nice”
  • Gnarls Barkley – “Crazy”
  • Corinne Bailey Rae – “Put Your Records On”
Album Of The Year
  • Dixie Chicks – Taking The Long Way
  • Gnarls Barkley – St. Elsewhere
  • John Mayer – Continuum
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers – Stadium Arcadium
  • Justin Timberlake – FutureSex/LoveSounds
Song Of The Year
  • Mary J. Blige – “Be Without You”
  • Carrie Underwood – “Jesus, Take The Wheel”
  • Dixie Chicks – “Not Ready To Make Nice”
  • Corinne Bailey Rae – “Put Your Records On”
  • James Blunt – “You’re Beautiful”


Best New Artist
  • James Blunt
  • Chris Brown
  • Imogen Heap
  • Corinne Bailey Rae
  • Carrie Underwood
Best Rock Song
  • Snow Patrol – “Chasing Cars”
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers – “Dani California”
  • Neil Young – “Lookin’ For A Leader”
  • Bob Dylan – “Someday Baby”
  • The Killers – “When We Were Young”
Best Rock Album
  • John Mayer Trio – Try!
  • Tom Petty – Highway Companion
  • The Raconteurs – Broken Boy Soldiers
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers – Stadium Arcadium
  • Neil Young – Living With War
Can’t wait to see whom the people at NARAS old folks’ home bequeath the award statues to!