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John Mayer berjaya di dua kategori sekaligus di ajang 51st Grammy awards 2009. John Mayer berhasil mengalahkan lima pesaingnya di Penyanyi Pop Pria Terbaik lewat singlenya yang dijadikan soundtrack film 'The Bucket List', 'Say'.

Sementara itu Blink 182, yang dibentuk pada 1992 dan bubar pada 2005, berencana untuk berkumpul lagi dalam pergelaran Grammy Awards 2009, yang akan diadakan pada 8 Februari yang akan datang di Los Angeles. Namun, reuni itu belum tentu berarti bahwa grup pop punk dari AS tersebut akan manggung dan Nominator dan Pemenang 51st Grammy awards 2009 adalah sebagai berikut (pemenang berwarna biru):

Record of the Year
• "Chasing Pavements" – Adele
o Eg White, producer; Tom Elmhirst & Steve Price, engineers/mixers
• "Viva la Vida" – Coldplay
o Markus Dravs, Brian Eno & Rik Simpson, producers; Michael Brauer & Rik Simpson, engineers/mixers
• "Bleeding Love" – Leona Lewis
o Ryan Tedder, producer; Craig Durrance, Phil Tan & Ryan Tedder, engineers/mixers
• "Paper Planes" – M.I.A.
o Diplo, producer; Switch, engineer/mixer
• "Please Read the Letter" – Robert Plant and Alison Krauss
o T Bone Burnett, producer; Mike Piersante, engineer/mixer
Album of the Year
• Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends – Coldplay
o Markus Dravs, Brian Eno & Rik Simpson, producers; Michael H. Brauer, Markus Dravs, John O'Mahoney, Rik Simpson & Andy Wallace, engineers/mixers; Bob Ludwig, mastering engineer
• Tha Carter III – Lil Wayne
o Babyface, Brisco, Fabolous, Jay-Z, Kidd Kidd, Busta Rhymes, Juelz Santana, D. Smith, Static Major, T-Pain & Bobby Valentino, featured artists; The Alchemist, Bangladesh, David Banner, Vaushaun "Maestro" Brooks, Cool & Dre, Andrews "Drew" Correa, Darius "Deezle" Harrison, Jim Jonsin, Mousa, Pro Jay, Rodnae, Skillz & Play, D. Smith, Swizz Beatz, Robin Thicke, T-Pain & Kanye West, producers; Angel Aponte, Joshua Berkman, Andrew Dawson, Joe G, Darius "Deezle" Harrison, Fabian Marasciullo, Miguel Scott, Robin Thicke, Julian Vasquez & Gina Victoria, engineers/mixers; Vlado Meller, mastering engineer
• Year of the Gentleman – Ne-Yo
o Chuck Harmony, Ne-Yo, Polow da Don, Stargate, Stereotypes, Syience, Shea Taylor & Shomari "Sho" Wilson, producers; Kirven Arrington, Jeff Chestek, Kevin "KD" Davis, Mikkel Eriksen, Jaymz Hardy Martin III, Geno Regist, Phil Tan & Tony Terrebonne, engineers/mixers; Herb Powers Jr., mastering engineer
Raising Sand – Robert Plant & Alison Krauss
o T Bone Burnett, producer; Mike Piersante, engineer/mixer; Gavin Lurssen, mastering engineer
• In Rainbows – Radiohead
o Nigel Godrich, producer; Nigel Godrich, Dan Grech-Marguerat, Hugo Nicolson & Richard Woodcraft, engineers/mixers; Bob Ludwig, mastering engineer

Song of the Year
• "American Boy" – Estelle featuring Kanye West
o Estelle, Keith Harris, John Legend, Josh Lopez, Caleb Speir, Kanye West & will.i.am, songwriters
• "Chasing Pavements" – Adele
o Adele & Eg White, songwriters
• "I'm Yours" – Jason Mraz
o Jason Mraz, songwriter
• "Love Song" - Sara Bareilles
o Sara Bareilles, songwriter
• "Viva La Vida" – Coldplay
o Coldplay, songwriters

Best New Artist
• Adele
• Duffy
• Jonas Brothers
• Lady Antebellum
• Jazmine Sullivan
Pop field
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" – P!nk

Best Male Pop Vocal Performance
• "All Summer Long" – Kid Rock
• "Say" – John Mayer
• "That Was Me" – Paul McCartney
• "I'm Yours" – Jason Mraz
• "Closer" – Ne-Yo
• "Wichita Lineman" – James Taylor

Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals
• "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 featuring John Mayer
• "4 Minutes" – Madonna featuring Justin Timberlake & Timbaland
• "Rich Woman" – Robert Plant & Alison Krauss
• "If I Never See Your Face Again" – Maroon 5 featuring Rihanna
• "No Air" – Jordin Sparks and Chris Brown

Best Pop Instrumental Performance
• "Love Appetite" – Steve Cropper & Felix Cavaliere
• "I Dreamed There Was No War" – Eagles
• "Fortune Teller" – Fourplay
• "Steppin' Out" – Stanley Jordan
• "Blast!" – Marcus Miller

Best Pop Instrumental Album
• Sax for Stax – Gerald Albright
• Greatest Hits Rerecorded Volume One – Larry Carlton
• Jingle All the Way – Béla Fleck & The Flecktones
• The Spice of Life – Earl Klugh
• A Night Before Christmas – Spyro Gyra

Best Pop Vocal Album
• Detours – Sheryl Crow
• Rockferry – Duffy
• Long Road Out of Eden – Eagles
• Spirit – Leona Lewis
• Covers – James Taylor

Dance field Best Dance Recording
• "Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger" – Daft Punk
o Daft Punk, producers/mixers
• "Ready for the Floor" – Hot Chip
o Hot Chip, producers; Dan Carey, mixer
• "Just Dance" – Lady GaGa featuring Colby O'Donis
o RedOne, producer; Robert Orton, mixer
• "Give It 2 Me" – Madonna
o Madonna & The Neptunes, producers; Andrew Coleman & Spike Stent, mixers
• "Disturbia" – Rihanna
o Brian Kennedy, producer; Phil Tan, mixer
• "Black and Gold" – Sam Sparro
o Jesse Rogg & Sam Sparro, producers; Jeremy Wheatley, mixer

Best Electronic/Dance Album
• New York City – Brazilian Girls
• Alive 2007 – Daft Punk
• Bring Ya to the Brink – Cyndi Lauper
• X – Kylie Minogue
• Last Night – Moby
• Robyn – Robyn

Traditional Pop field Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
• Still Unforgettable – Natalie Cole
• The Sinatra Project – Michael Feinstein
• Noël – Josh Groban
• In the Swing of Christmas – Barry Manilow
• Rufus Does Judy at Carnegie Hall – Rufus Wainwright

Rock field 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
• "Saints of Los Angeles" – Mötley Crüe
• "Lords of Salem" – Rob Zombie

Best Metal Performance
• "Heroes of Our Time" – DragonForce
• "Nostradamus" – Judas Priest
• "My Apocalypse" – Metallica
• "Under My Thumb" – Ministry
• "Psychosocial" – Slipknot

Best Rock Instrumental Performance
• "Castellorizon" – David Gilmour
• "Suicide & Redemption" – Metallica
• "34 Ghosts IV"[1] – Nine Inch Nails
• "Hope" – Rush
• "Peaches En Regalia" – Zappa Plays Zappa

Best Rock Song
• "Girls in Their Summer Clothes" – Bruce Springsteen
o Bruce Springsteen, songwriter
• "House of Cards" – Radiohead
o Radiohead, songwriters
• "I Will Possess Your Heart" – Death Cab for Cutie
o Death Cab for Cutie, songwriters
• "Sex on Fire" – Kings of Leon
o Kings of Leon, songwriters
• "Violet Hill" – Coldplay
o Coldplay, songwriters

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

Alternative field 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

R&B field Best Female R&B Vocal Performance
• "Me, Myself and I" – Beyoncé Knowles
• "Heaven Sent" – Keyshia Cole
• "Spotlight" – Jennifer Hudson
• "Superwoman" – Alicia Keys
• "Need U Bad" – Jazmine Sullivan

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance
• "You're the Only One" – Eric Benét
• "Take You Down" – Chris Brown
• "Miss Independent" – Ne-Yo
• "Can't Help But Wait" – Trey Songz
• "Here I Stand" – Usher

Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals
• "Ribbon in the Sky" – Boyz II Men
• "Words" – Anthony David featuring India.Arie
• "Stay with Me (By the Sea)" – Al Green featuring John Legend
• "I'm His Only Woman" – Jennifer Hudson featuring Fantasia
• "Never Give You Up" – Raphael Saadiq featuring Stevie Wonder & CJ Hilton

Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance
• "A Change Is Gonna Come" – Wayne Brady
"You've Got the Love I Need" – Al Green featuring Anthony Hamilton
• "Baby I Know" – (Linda Jones) with Helen Bruner & Terry Jones
• "Love That Girl" – Raphael Saadiq
• "In Love with Another Man" – Jazmine Sullivan

Best Urban/Alternative Performance
• "Say Goodbye to Love" – Kenna
• "Wanna Be" – Maiysha
• "Be OK" – Chrisette Michele featuring will.i.am
• "Many Moons" – Janelle Monáe
• "Lovin You (Music)" – Wayna featuring Kokayi

Best R&B Song
• "Bust Your Windows" – Jazmine Sullivan
o Salaam Remi & Jazmine Sullivan, songwriters (Deandre Way, songwriter)
• "Customer" – Raheem DeVaughn
o Carvin & Ivan, Raheem DeVaughn, K. Oliver & J. Smith, songwriters
• "Heaven Sent" – Keyshia Cole
o Keyshia Cole, Jason Farmer & Alex Francis, songwriters
• "Miss Independent" – Ne-Yo
o Ne-Yo & StarGate, songwriters
• "Spotlight" – Jennifer Hudson
o Ne-Yo & StarGate, songwriters

Best R&B Album
• Love & Life – Eric Benét
• Motown: A Journey Through Hitsville USA – Boyz II Men
• Lay It Down – Al Green
• Jennifer Hudson – Jennifer Hudson
• The Way I See It – Raphael Saadiq

Best Contemporary R&B Album
• Growing Pains – Mary J. Blige
• Back of My Lac' – J. Holiday
• First Love – Karina
• Year of the Gentleman – Ne-Yo
• Fearless – Jazmine Sullivan

Rap/Hip-Hop field Best Rap Solo Performance
• "Roc Boys (And the Winner Is)..." – Jay-Z
• "A Milli" – Lil Wayne
• "Paris, Tokyo" – Lupe Fiasco
• "N.I.G.G.E.R. (The Slave and the Master)" – Nas
• "Sexual Eruption" – Snoop Dogg

Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group
• "Royal Flush" – Big Boi featuring André 3000 & Raekwon
• "Swagga Like Us" – T.I. & Jay-Z featuring Kanye West & Lil Wayne
• "Mr. Carter" – Lil Wayne featuring Jay-Z
• "Wish You Would" – Ludacris featuring T.I.
• "Put On" – Young Jeezy featuring Kanye West

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
• "American Boy" – Estelle featuring Kanye West
• "Low" – Flo Rida featuring T-Pain
• "Green Light" – John Legend featuring Andre 3000
• "Got Money" – Lil Wayne featuring T-Pain
• "Superstar" – Lupe Fiasco featuring Matthew Santos

Best Rap Song
• "Lollipop" – Lil Wayne featuring Static Major
o D. Harrison, Lil Wayne, J. Scheffer, Static Major & R. Zamor, songwriters
• "Low" – Flo Rida featuring T-Pain
o Flo Rida, M. Humphrey & T-Pain, songwriters
• "Sexual Eruption" – Snoop Dogg
o S. Lovejoy, Snoop Dogg & Shawty Redd, songwriters
• "Superstar" – Lupe Fiasco featuring Matthew Santos
o Lupe Fiasco & Soundtrakk, songwriters
• "Swagga Like Us" – T.I. & Jay-Z featuring Kanye West & Lil Wayne
o T.I., Lil Wayne, Jay-Z & Kanye West, songwriters (Diplo, Topper Headon, Mick Jones, M.I.A., Paul Simonon & Joe Strummer, songwriters)

Best Rap Album
• American Gangster – Jay-Z
• Tha Carter III – Lil Wayne
• Lupe Fiasco's The Cool – Lupe Fiasco
• Untitled – Nas
• Paper Trail – T.I.

Country field Best Female Country Vocal Performance
• "For These Times" – Martina McBride
• "What I Cannot Change" – LeAnn Rimes
• "Last Name" – Carrie Underwood
• "Last Call" – Lee Ann Womack
• "This Is Me You're Talking To" – Trisha Yearwood

Best Male Country Vocal Performance
• "You're Gonna Miss This" – Trace Adkins
• "In Color" – Jamey Johnson
• "Just Got Started Lovin' You" – James Otto
• "Letter to Me" – Brad Paisley
• "Troubadour" – George Strait

Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals
• "God Must Be Busy" – Brooks & Dunn
• "Love Don't Live Here" – Lady Antebellum
• "Every Day" – Rascal Flatts
• "Blue Side of the Mountain" – The SteelDrivers
• "Stay" – Sugarland

Best Country Collaboration with Vocals
• "Shiftwork" – Kenny Chesney & George Strait
• "Killing the Blues" – Robert Plant & Alison Kraus
• "House of Cash" – George Strait & Patty Loveless
• "Life in a Northern Town" – Sugarland, Jake Owen & Little Big Town
• "Let the Wind Chase You" – Trisha Yearwood & Keith Urban

Best Country Instrumental Performance
• "Sumatra" – Cherryholmes
• "Two Small Cars in Rome" – Jerry Douglas & Lloyd Green
• "Sleigh Ride" – Béla Fleck & The Flecktones
• "Is This America? (Katrina 2005)" – Charlie Haden, Pat Metheny, Jerry Douglas & Bruce Hornsby
• "Cluster Pluck" – Brad Paisley, James Burton, Vince Gill, John Jorgenson, Albert Lee, Brent Mason, Redd Volkaert & Steve Wariner

Best Country Song
• "Dig Two Graves" – Ashley Gorley & Bob Regan, songwriters (Randy Travis)
• "I Saw God Today" – Rodney Clawson, Monty Criswell & Wade Kirby, songwriters (George Strait)
• "In Color" – Jamey Johnson, Lee Thomas Miller & James Otto, songwriters (Jamey Johnson)
• "Stay" – Jennifer Nettles, songwriter (Sugarland)
• "You're Gonna Miss This" – Ashley Gorley & Lee Thomas Miller, songwriters (Trace Adkins)

Best Country Album
• That Lonesome Song – Jamey Johnson
• Sleepless Nights – Patty Loveless
• Troubadour – George Strait
• Around the Bend – Randy Travis
• Heaven, Heartache, and the Power of Love – Trisha Yearwood

Best Bluegrass Album
• Cherryholmes III: Don't Believe – Cherryholmes
• Del McCoury Band — Live At The 2008 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival – Del McCoury Band
• The Ultimate Collection / Live At The Ryman – Earl Scruggs With Family & Friends
• Honoring The Fathers Of Bluegrass: Tribute To 1946 And 1947 – Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder
• Wheels – Dan Tyminski

New Age field Best New Age Album
• Meditations – William Ackerman
• Pathfinder – Will Clipman
• Peace Time – Jack DeJohnette
• Ambrosia – Peter Kater
• The Scent of Light – Ottmar Liebert & Luna Negra

Jazz field Best Contemporary Jazz Album
• Randy In Brasil – Randy Brecker
• Floating Point – John McLaughlin
• Cannon Re-Loaded: All-Star Celebration Of Cannonball Adderley – Various Artists
• Miles From India – Various Artists
• Lifecycle – Yellowjackets featuring Mike Stern

Best Jazz Vocal Album
• Imagina: Songs Of Brasil – Karrin Allyson
• Breakfast On The Morning Tram – Stacey Kent
• If Less Is More...Nothing Is Everything – Kate McGarry
• Loverly – Cassandra Wilson
• Distances – Norma Winstone

Best Jazz Instrumental Solo
• Be-Bop – Terence Blanchard (Track from: Live At The 2007 Monterey Jazz Festival)
• Seven Steps To Heaven – Till Brönner (Track from: The Standard (Take 6))
• Waltz For Debby – Gary Burton & Chick Corea (Track from: The New Crystal Silence)
• Son of Thirteen – Pat Metheny (Track from: Day Trip)
• Be-Bop – James Moody (Track from: Live At The 2007 Monterey Jazz Festival)

Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group (For albums containing 51% or more playing time of Instrumental tracks.)
• The New Crystal Silence – Chick Corea & Gary Burton
• History, Mystery – Bill Frisell
• Brad Mehldau Trio: Live – Brad Mehldau Trio
• Day Trip – Pat Metheny With Christian McBride & Antonio Sanchez
• Standards – Alan Pasqua, Dave Carpenter & Peter Erskine Trio

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
• Appearing Nightly – Carla Bley and Her Remarkable Big Band
• Act Your Age – Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band
• Symphonica – Joe Lovano With WDR Big Band & Rundfunk Orchestra
• Blauklang – Vince Mendoza
• Monday Night Live at the Village Vanguard – The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra

Best Latin Jazz Album
• Afro Bop Alliance – Caribbean Jazz Project
• The Latin Side Of Wayne Shorter – Conrad Herwig & The Latin Side Band
• Song For Chico – Arturo O'Farrill & The Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra
• Nouveau Latino – Nestor Torres
• Marooned/Aislado – Papo Vázquez The Mighty Pirates

Gospel field Best Gospel Performance
• "I Understand" – Kim Burrell, Rance Allen, BeBe Winans, Mariah Carey & Hezekiah Walker's Love Fellowship Tabernacle Church Choir
• "East to West" – Casting Crowns
• "Get Up" – Mary Mary
• "Shall We Gather at the River" – Take 6
• "Waging War" – CeCe Winans

Best Gospel Song
• "Cover Me" – 21:03 with Fred Hammond, Smokie Norful & J. Moss
o James L. Moss, songwriter
• "Get Up" – Mary Mary
o Warryn Campbell, Eric Dawkins & Mary Mary, songwriters
• "Give Me Your Eyes" – Brandon Heath
o Brandon Heath & Jason Ingram, songwriters
• "Help Me Believe" – Kirk Franklin
o Kirk Franklin, songwriter
• "You Reign" – MercyMe
o Steven Curtis Chapman & MercyMe, songwriters

Best Rock or Rap Gospel Album
• Hello – After Edmund
• Our World Redeemed – Flame
• We Need Each Other – Sanctus Real
• Rock What You Got – Superchick
• Alive and Transported – TobyMac

Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album
• This Moment – Steven Curtis Chapman
• What If We – Brandon Heath
• Opposite Way – Leeland
• Hello Love – Chris Tomlin
• Thy Kingdom Come – CeCe Winans

Best Southern, Country, or Bluegrass Gospel Album
• Room for More – Booth Brothers
• Lovin' Life – Gaither Vocal Band
• Steps to Heaven – Charlie Louvin
• Hymned Again – Bart Millard
• Ephesians One – Karen Peck & New River

Best Traditional Gospel Album
• Down in New Orleans – The Blind Boys of Alabama
• I'll Say Yes – The Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir
• Take It Back – Dorinda Clark Cole
• Deitrick Haddon Presents . . . Together In Worship – Voices Of Unity
• Bishop Charles E. Blake Presents... No Limit – The West Angeles COGIC Mass Choir

Best Contemporary R&B Gospel Album
• Reflections – Jason Champion
• The Fight of My Life – Kirk Franklin
• The Sound – Mary Mary
• Donald Lawrence Introduces: Family Prayer – The Murrills
• Stand Out – Tye Tribbett & G.A.

Latin field Best Latin Pop Album
• Cara B – Jorge Drexler
• Palabras del Silencio – Luis Fonsi
• La Vida... Es un Ratico – Juanes
• Cómplices – Luis Miguel
• Tarde O Temprano – Tommy Torres

Best Latin Rock or Alternative Album
• Sonidos Gold – Grupo Fantasma
• 45 – Jaguares
• La Verdad – Locos por Juana
• Tijuana Sound Machine – Nortec Collective
• Mediocre – Ximena Sariñana

Best Latin Urban Album
• La Novela – Akwid
• La Sinfonia – La Sinfonía
• The Royalty/La Realeza – R.K.M. & Ken-Y
• En lo Claro – Voltio
• Los Extraterrestres – Wisin y Yandel

Best Tropical Latin Album
• Cuba: Un Viaje Musical — A Musical Journey – Albita, Rey Ruiz & Donato Poveda
• Renacer – DLG
• Señor Bachata – José Feliciano
• Frutero Moderno – Gonzalo Grau y La Clave Secreta
• Back On The Streets... Taste Of Spanish Harlem Vol. 2 – New Swing Sextet

Best Regional Mexican Album
• Amor, Dolor y Lágrimas: Música Ranchera – Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano
• Desde México: "Cumbia Cusinela" – Huichol Musical
• Vámonos Pa'l Río – Los Pikadientes de Caborca
• Canciones de Amor – Mariachi Divas
• A Puro Dolor – Nadia

Best Tejano Album
• Music Lessons – Chente Barrera y Taconazo
• Friends & Legends – Joe Posada
• Viva La Revolucion – Ruben Ramos & The Mexican Revolution
• All That Jazz... – Tortilla Factory
• Heir To The Throne – Albert Zamora

Best Norteño Album
• Me Enamore de Un Angel – Los Palominos
• Raíces – Los Tigres del Norte
• Corridos: Defendiendo El Honor – Pesado
• Six Pack – Siggno
• Cuidado – Solido

Best Banda Album
• Tu Inspiracion – Alacranes Musical
• Que Bonito... ¡Es Lo Bonito! – Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizárraga
• Vive Y Dejame Vivir – Cuisillos
• Tiro de Gracia – Lupillo Rivera
• No Es De Madera – Joan Sebastian

Blues field Best Traditional Blues Album
• The Blues Rolls On – Elvin Bishop
• Skin Deep – Buddy Guy
• All Odds Against Me – John Lee Hooker Jr.
• One Kind Favor – B.B. King
• Pinetop Perkins & Friends – Pinetop Perkins & Friends

Best Contemporary Blues Album
• Peace, Love & BBQ – Marcia Ball
• A Fire – Solomon Burke
• City That Care Forgot – Dr. John And The Lower 911
• Maestro – Taj Mahal
• Simply Grand – Irma Thomas

Folk field Best Traditional Folk Album
• Coal – Kathy Mattea
• Comedians & Angels – Tom Paxton
• Bring Me Home – Peggy Seeger
• At 89 – Pete Seeger
• Strangers in Another Country – Rosalie Sorrels

Best Contemporary Folk/Americana Album
• Day After Tomorrow – Joan Baez
• I, Flathead – Ry Cooder
• Sex & Gasoline – Rodney Crowell
• All I Intended to Be – Emmylou Harris
• Raising Sand by Robert Plant & Alison Krauss

Best Native American Music Album
• Songs from the Black Hills – Bryan Akipa
• Spo'Mo'Kin'Nan – Black Lodge
• Red Rock – Northern Cree
• Come to Me Great Mystery: Native American Healing Songs – Various Artists (Tom Wasinger, producer)
• Faith – Kevin Yazzie

Best Hawaiian Music Album
• 'Ikena – Tia Carrere & Daniel Ho
• 'Aumakua – Amy Hanaiali'i
• Force of Nature – Led Kaapana & Mike Kaawa
• Hawaiian Slack Key Kings Masters Series Vol. II – Various Artists (Chris Lau & Milton Lau, producers)
• The Spirit of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar – Various Artists (Daniel Ho, George Kahumoku, Jr., Dennis Kamakahi, Paul Konwiser & Wayne Wong, producers)

Best Zydeco or Cajun Music Album
• Live at the 2008 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival – BeauSoleil & Michael Doucet
• From Now On – Michael Doucet
• Homage Au Passé – Pine Leaf Boys
• Live at the 2008 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival – Steve Riley & The Mamou Playboys
• Cedric Watson – Cedric Watson

Reggae field Best Reggae Album
• Jah Is Real – Burning Spear
• Let's Get Physical – Elephant Man
• Vibes – Heavy D
• Repentance – Lee "Scratch" Perry
• Intoxication – Shaggy
• Amazing – Sly & Robbie

World Music field Best Traditional World Music Album
• Calcutta Chronicles: Indian Slide Guitar Odyssey – Debashish Bhattacharya
• The Mandé Variations – Toumani Diabaté
• Ilembe: Honoring Shaka Zulu – Ladysmith Black Mambazo
• Dancing in the Light – Lakshmi Shankar

Best Contemporary World Music Album
• Shake Away – Lila Downs
• Banda Larga Cordel – Gilberto Gil
• Global Drum Project – Mickey Hart, Zakir Hussain, Sikiru Adepoju & Giovanni Hidalgo
• Rokku Mi Rokka (Give and Take) – Youssou N'Dour
• Live at the Nelson Mandela Theater – Soweto Gospel Choir

Polka field Best Polka Album
• El Maestro del Acordeón y Sus Polkas – Paulino Bernal
• Speechless – LynnMarie & Charlie Kelley As The Boxhounds
• Back to Back Hall of Fame Polkas – Walter Ostanek & His Band, Jerry Darlak & The Touch And Bob Kravos & His Band
• Hungry for More – Polka Family Band
• Let the Whole World Sing – Jimmy Sturr and His Orchestra

Children's Music field Best Musical Album For Children
• Beethoven's Wig 4: Dance Along Symphonies – Beethoven's Wig
• Big Round World – Trout Fishing in America
• Here Come the 123s – They Might Be Giants
• Here Comes Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could – Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could
• The Shoe Bird – Gerard Schwarz Conducting the Seattle Symphony
Best Spoken Word Album for Children
• Around the Campfire – Buck Howdy With BB
• The Big One-Oh – Dean Pitchford
• Brown Bear and Friends – Gwyneth Paltrow
• The Cricket in Times Square – Tony Shalhoub
• Yes To Running! Bill Harley Live – Bill Harley
Spoken Word field Best Spoken Word Album
• An Inconvenient Truth – Beau Bridges, Cynthia Nixon & Blair Underwood
• Born Standing Up – Steve Martin
• I Am America (And So Can You!) – Stephen Colbert (& Various Artists)
• Life Beyond Measure – Sidney Poitier
• When You Are Engulfed in Flames – David Sedaris

Comedy field Best Comedy Album
• Anticipation – Lewis Black
• Flight of the Conchords – Flight of the Conchords
• For Your Consideration – Kathy Griffin
• It's Bad for Ya – George Carlin
• Songs of the Bushmen – Harry Shearer

Musical Show field Best Musical Show Album
• Gypsy – 2008 Broadway Cast with Patti LuPone & Others
o Robert Sher, producer (Jule Styne, composer; Stephen Sondheim, lyricist)
• In the Heights – Original Broadway Cast with Lin-Manuel Miranda & Others
o Kurt Deutsch, Alex Lacamoire, Andrés Levin, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Joel Moss & Bill Sherman, producers; Lin-Manuel Miranda, composer/lyricist
• The Little Mermaid – Original Broadway Cast with Sierra Boggess, Tituss Burgess & Others
o Bruce Botnick, Michael Kosarin, Alan Menken & Chris Montan, producers; Alan Menken, composer; Glenn Slater, lyricist (Howard Ashman, lyricist)
• South Pacific – New Broadway Cast with Kelli O'Hara, Paulo Szot & Others
o David Caddick, David Lai & Ted Sperling, producers (Richard Rodgers, composer; Oscar Hammerstein II, lyricist)
• Young Frankenstein – Original Broadway Cast with Roger Bart, Megan Mullally, Sutton Foster & Others
o Doug Besterman, producer; Mel Brooks, composer/lyricist

Soundtrack field
Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
• American Gangster
• August Rush
• Juno
• Mamma Mia!
• Sweeney Todd - The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Best Score Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
• The Dark Knight
o James Newton Howard & Hans Zimmer, composers
• Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
o John Williams, composer
• Iron Man
o Ramin Djawadi, composer
• There Will Be Blood
o Jonny Greenwood, composer
o Thomas Newman, composer
Best Song Written for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
• Down to Earth (from WALL-E) – Peter Gabriel
o Peter Gabriel & Thomas Newman, songwriters
• Ever Ever After (from Enchanted) – Carrie Underwood
o Alan Menken & Stephen Schwartz, songwriters
• Say (from The Bucket List) – John Mayer
o John Mayer, songwriter
• That's How You Know (from Enchanted) – Amy Adams
o Alan Menken & Stephen Schwartz, songwriters
• Walk Hard (from Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story) – John C. Reilly
o Judd Apatow, Marshall Crenshaw, Jake Kasdan & John C. Reilly, songwriters
Composing / Arranging field Best Instrumental Composition
• "The Adventures of Mutt" (From "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull") – John Williams
o John Williams, composer
• "Alegria" – Chick Corea & Gary Burton
o Chick Corea, composer
• "Claire's Closet" – Yellowjackets featuring Mike Stern
o Russell Ferrante, composer
• "Danzón De Etiqueta" – Lee Ritenour & Dave Grusin
o Dave Grusin, composer
• "Hit The Ground Running" – Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band
o Gordon Goodwin, composer

Best Instrumental Arrangement
• "Define Dancing" (From "WALL-E") – Thomas Newman
o Peter Gabriel & Thomas Newman, arrangers
• "Down in the Valley" – Frank Macchia featuring The Prague Orchestra
o Frank Macchia, arranger
• "Duke Ellington's Sound of Love" – Joe Lovano with WDR Big Band & Rundfunk Orchestra
o Michael Abene, arranger
• "St. Louis Blues" – The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra
o Bob Brookmeyer, arranger
• "Yesterdays" – Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band featuring Art Tatum
o Gordon Goodwin, arranger

Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s)
• "Alfie" – Traincha & The Metropole Orchestra
o Vince Mendoza, arranger
• "Grace" – Take 6
o Cedric Dent, arranger
• "Here's That Rainy Day" – Natalie Cole
o Nan Schwartz, arranger
• "Johnny One Note" – John Pizzarelli
o Don Sebesky, arranger
• "Lazy Afternoon" – Danilo Perez
o Claus Ogerman, arranger

Package field Best Recording Package
• Death Magnetic – Bruce Duckworth, Sarah Moffatt & David Turner, art directors (Metallica)
• Hawk Nelson...Is My Friend! – Don Clark, art director (Hawk Nelson)
• Nouns – No Age & Brian Roettinger, art directors (No Age)
• Radio Retaliation – Neal Ashby, Matthew Curry & Patrick Donohue, art directors (Thievery Corporation)
• Summer Rains – Amanda Barrett, Abby DeWald, Renee Jablow & Rick Whitmore, art directors (The Ditty Bops)
Best Boxed Or Special Limited Edition Package
• Ghosts I–IV – Jeff Anderson, Trent Reznor & Rob Sheridan, art directors (Nine Inch Nails)
• In Rainbows – Stanley Donwood, Mel Maxwell & Xian Munro, art directors (Radiohead)
• Poems & Songs – Qing-Yang Xiao, art director (Wu Sheng)
• Pretty. Odd. – Alex Kirzhner & Panic At The Disco, art directors (Panic At The Disco)
• @#%&*! Smilers – Aimee Mann & Gail Marowitz, art directors (Aimee Mann)

Album notes field Best Album Notes
• Art Of Field Recording Volume I: Fifty Years Of Traditional American Music – Documented By Art Rosenbaum; Art Rosenbaum, album notes writer (Various Artists)
• Debate '08: Taft And Bryan Campaign On The Edison Phonograph – Patrick Feaster & David Giovannoni, album notes writers (William Jennings Bryan & William Howard Taft)
• Kind Of Blue: 50th Anniversary Collector's Edition – Francis Davis, album notes writer (Miles Davis)
• Rare & Unreleased Recordings From The Golden Reign Of The Queen Of Soul – David Ritz & Jerry Wexler, album notes writers (Aretha Franklin)
• The Unsung Father Of Country Music: 1925-1934 – Henry "Hank" Sapoznik, album notes writer (Ernest V. Stoneman)

Historical field Best Historical Album
• Art Of Field Recording Volume I: Fifty Years Of Traditional American Music – Documented By Art Rosenbaum; Steven Lance Ledbetter & Art Rosenbaum, compilation producers; Michael Graves, mastering engineer (Various Artists)
• Classic Columbia, OKeh And Vocalion Lester Young With Count Basie (1936-1940) – Scott Wenzel, compilation producer; Malcolm Addey, Michael Brooks, Matt Cavaluzzo, Andreas Meyer & Mark Wilder, mastering engineers (Lester Young With Count Basie)
• Debate '08: Taft And Bryan Campaign On The Edison Phonograph – David Giovannoni, Meagan Hennessey & Richard Martin, compilation producers; Richard Martin, mastering engineer (William Jennings Bryan & William Howard Taft)
• Polk Miller & His Old South Quartette – Ken Flaherty, Jr., compilation producer; Marcos Sueiro Bal, Ken Flaherty, Jr., Kurt Nauck & Glenn Sage, mastering engineers (Polk Miller & His Old South Quartette)
• To Be Free: The Nina Simone Story – Richard Seidel, compilation producer; Mark G. Wilder, mastering engineer (Nina Simone)
Production, Non-Classical field Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical
• Consolers of the Lonely – The Raconteurs
o Joe Chiccarelli, Vance Powell & Jack White III, engineers
• Just A Little Lovin' – Shelby Lynne
o Al Schmitt, engineer
• Lay It Down – Al Green
o Jimmy Douglass, Russell "The Dragon" Elevado & John Smeltz, engineers
• Still Unforgettable – Natalie Cole
o Steve Genewick, Al Schmitt & Bill Schnee, engineers
• We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things. – Jason Mraz
o Dyre Gormsen & Tony Maserati, engineers

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical
• Danger Mouse
o Attack & Release (The Black Keys)
o Modern Guilt (Beck)
o The Odd Couple (Gnarls Barkley)
• Nigel Godrich
o In Rainbows (Radiohead)
• Johnny K
o Big Bad World (Plain White T's)
o The Illusion of Progress (Staind)
o Light from Above (Black Tide)
o 3 Doors Down (3 Doors Down)
• Rick Rubin
o Death Magnetic (Metallica)
o Home Before Dark (Neil Diamond)
o Mercy (Dancing for the Death of an Imaginary Enemy) (Ours)
o Seeing Things (Jakob Dylan)
o Weezer (Red Album) (Weezer)
• will.i.am
o "American Boy" (Estelle featuring Kanye West)
o Encanto (Sergio Mendes)
o "Funky Bahia" (Sergio Mendes featuring will.i.am & Siedah Garrett)
o "In the Ayer" (Flo Rida featuring will.i.am)
o "Pick It Up" (Fergie)
o "Picture Perfect" (Chris Brown featuring will.i.am)
o "What's Your Name" (Usher featuring will.i.am)

Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical
• "Closer" (StoneBridge Radio Edit)
o StoneBridge, remixer (Ne-Yo)
• "Electric Feel" (Justice Remix)
o Justice, remixers (MGMT)
• "4 Minutes" (Junkie XL Remix)
o Junkie XL, remixer (Madonna featuring Justin Timberlake & Timbaland)
• "Just Fine" (Moto Blanco Remix)
o Moto Blanco, remixers (Mary J. Blige)
• "The Longest Road" (Deadmau5 Remix)
o Deadmau5, remixer (Morgan Page featuring Lissie)

Best Surround Sound Album (For vocal or instrumental albums. Albums only.)

• Divertimenti
Morten Lindberg & Hans Peter L'Orange, surround mix engineers; Morten Lindberg, surround mastering engineer; Morten Lindberg, surround producer (Øyvind Gimse & TrondheimSolistene)
• Mussorgsky: Pictures At An Exhibition; Night On Bald Mountain; Prelude To Khovanshchina
Michael Bishop, surround mix engineer; Michael Bishop, surround mastering engineer; Robert Woods, surround producer (Paavo Järvi & Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra)

• Rheinberger: Sacred Choral Works
John Newton, surround mix engineer; Jonathan Cooper & Mark Donahue, surround mastering engineers; Blanton Alspaugh, surround producer (Charles Bruffy, Phoenix Bach Choir & Kansas City Chorale)

• Ringo 5.1 The Surround Sound Collection
Bruce Sugar, surround mix engineer; Chris Bellman, surround mastering engineer; Bill Crowley, Ringo Starr & Bruce Sugar, surround producers (Ringo Starr)

• Sensurround + B-Sides
Tohru Takayama, surround mix engineer; Keigo Oyamada, surround producer (Cornelius)
Field 29 — Production, Classical
Best Engineered Album, Classical
(An Engineer's Award. (Artist names appear in parentheses.))

• Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique
Fred Vogler, engineer (Gustavo Dudamel & Los Angeles Philharmonic)
[Deutsche Grammophon]

• Divertimenti
Morten Lindberg & Hans Peter L'Orange, engineers (Øyvind Gimse & TrondheimSolistene)
[2L (Lindberg Lyd)]

• Puccini: La Bohème
Michael Bishop, engineer (Robert Spano & Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Chorus)

• Respighi: Church Windows, Brazilian Impressions, Rossiniana
John Newton, engineer (JoAnn Falletta & Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra)
• Traditions And Transformations: Sounds Of Silk Road Chicago
David Frost, Tom Lazarus & Christopher Willis, engineers (Miguel Harth-Bedoya, Alan Gilbert, Silk Road Ensemble, Wu Man, Yo-Yo Ma & Chicago Symphony Orchestra)
[CSO Resound]
Category 97 Producer Of The Year, Classical
(A Producer's Award. (Artist names appear in parentheses.)
• David Frost
o Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique (Gustavo Dudamel & Los Angeles Philharmonic)
o Right Through The Bone — Julius Röntgen Chamber Music (ARC Ensemble)
o Schubert: Sonata In D Maj.; Liszt: Don Juan Fantasy (Min Kwon)
o Traditions And Transformations: Sounds Of Silk Road Chicago (Miguel Harth-Bedoya, Alan Gilbert, Yo-Yo Ma, Silk Road Ensemble, Wu Man & Chicago Symphony Orchestra)

• David Groves
o Baroque (Gabriela Montero)
o Beethoven: Piano Sonatas (Jonathan Biss)
o Polish Spirit (Nigel Kennedy & Jacek Kaspszyk)
o Respighi: Roman Trilogy, Il Tramonto (Antonio Pappano)
o Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 1 (Martha Argerich)

• Judith Sherman
o Carter, Elliott: String Quartets Nos. 1 And 5 (Pacifica Quartet)
o Piano Music Of Salonen, Stucky And Lutoslawski (Gloria Cheng)
o Reich: Daniel Variations (Grant Gershon, Alan Pierson, Los Angeles Master Chorale & London Sinfonietta)
o Riley, Terry: The Cusp Of Magic (Kronos Quartet & Wu Man)
o String Poetic (Jennifer Koh & Reiko Uchida)

• Robert Woods
o Mussorgsky: Pictures At An Exhibition, Night On Bald Mountain, Prelude To Khovanshchina (Paavo Järvi & Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra)
o Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5, Lieutenant Kijé Suite (Paavo Järvi & Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra)
o Puccini: La Bohème (Robert Spano & Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Chorus)
o Ravel: Boléro (Erich Kunzel & Cincinnati Pops Orchestra)
o Revolutionary (Cameron Carpenter)

• Robina G. Young
o Beethoven: String Quartets Op. 18, Nos. 1-6 (Tokyo String Quartet)
o Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 'Eroica' (Andrew Manze & Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra)
o Birds On Fire (Fretwork)
o Heavenly Harmonies (Stile Antico)
o Scattered Rhymes (Paul Hillier, Orlando Consort & The Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir)
Field 30 — Classical
Best Classical Album
(Award to the Artist(s) and to the Album Producer(s) if other than the Artist.)

• Maria
Cecilia Bartoli; Christopher Raeburn, producer; Wolf-Dieter Karwatky & Philip Siney, engineers/mixers (Adam Fischer; Orchestra La Scintilla)
[Decca Records]

• O'Regan, Tarik: Threshold Of Night
Craig Hella Johnson, conductor; Blanton Alspaugh, producer; John Newton, engineer/mixer; Mark Donahue, mastering engineer (Company Of Strings; Company Of Voices & Conspirare)
[Harmonia Mundi]

• Schoenberg/Sibelius: Violin Concertos
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor; Hilary Hahn; Sid McLauchlan & Arend Prohmann, producers; Stephan Flock, engineer/mixer (Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra)
[Deutsche Grammophon]

• Spotless Rose: Hymns To The Virgin Mary
Charles Bruffy, conductor; Phoenix Chorale; Blanton Alspaugh, producer; John Newton, engineer/mixer; Jonathan Cooper & Mark Donahue, mastering engineers
• Weill: Rise And Fall Of The City Of Mahagonny
James Conlon, conductor; Anthony Dean Griffey, Patti LuPone & Audra McDonald; Fred Vogler, producer (Donnie Ray Albert, John Easterlin, Steven Humes, Mel Ulrich & Robert Wörle; Los Angeles Opera Chorus; Los Angeles Opera Orchestra)

Category 99 Best Orchestral Performance
(Award to the Conductor and to the Orchestra.)

• D'Indy: Orchestral Works, Vol. 1
Rumon Gamba, conductor (Iceland Symphony Orchestra)

• Glazunov: Symphony No. 6, La Mer, Introduction And Dance From Salome
José Serebrier, conductor (Royal Scottish National Orchestra)
[Warner Classics & Jazz]

• Prokofiev: Scythian Suite, Op. 20
Alan Gilbert, conductor (Chicago Symphony Orchestra)
Track from: Traditions And Transformations: Sounds Of Silk Road Chicago
[CSO Resound]
• Shostakovich: Symphony No. 4
Bernard Haitink, conductor (Chicago Symphony Orchestra)
[CSO Resound]

• Walden, Chris: Symphony No. 1, The Four Elements
Chris Walden, conductor (Hollywood Studio Symphony Orchestra)
[Origin Classical]
Category 100
Best Opera Recording
(Award to the Conductor, Album Producer(s) and Principal Soloists.)

• Tan Dun: The First Emperor
Tan Dun, conductor; Michelle DeYoung, Plácido Domingo, Elizabeth Futral, Paul Groves, Wu Hsing-Kuo & Hao Jiang Tian; Jay David Saks, producer (The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra; The Metropolitan Opera Chorus)
[EMI Classics]

• Lully: Psyché
Paul O´Dette & Stephen Stubbs, conductors; Colin Balzer, Karina Gauvin, Carolyn Sampson & Aaron Sheehan; Renate Wolter-Seevers, producer (Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra; Boston Early Music Festival Chorus)

• Monteverdi: L'Orfeo
Rinaldo Alessandrini, conductor; Sara Mingardo, Monica Piccinini, Anna Simboli & Furio Zanasi; Jean-Pierre Loisil, producer (Concerto Italiano)
[Naive Classique]

• Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin
Valery Gergiev, conductor; Renée Fleming, Dmitri Hvorostovsky & Ramón Vargas; Jay David Saks, producer (The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra; The Metropolitan Opera Chorus)
• Weill: Rise And Fall Of The City Of Mahagonny
James Conlon, conductor; Anthony Dean Griffey, Patti LuPone & Audra McDonald; Fred Vogler, producer (Donnie Ray Albert, John Easterlin, Steven Humes, Mel Ulrich & Robert Wörle; Los Angeles Opera Orchestra; Los Angeles Opera Chorus)

[EuroArts] Category 101 Best Choral Performance
(Award to the Choral Conductor, and to the Orchestra Conductor if an Orchestra is on the recording, and to the Choral Director or Chorus Master if applicable.)

• O'Regan, Tarik: Threshold Of Night
Craig Hella Johnson, conductor (Company Of Strings; Company Of Voices & Conspirare)
[Harmonia Mundi]

• Rheinberger: Sacred Choral Works
Charles Bruffy, conductor (Kansas City Chorale & Phoenix Bach Choir)
• Symphony Of Psalms
Sir Simon Rattle, conductor; Simon Halsey, chorus master (Berliner Philharmoniker; Rundfunkchor Berlin)
Track from: Stravinsky: Symphonies
[EMI Classics]

• Szymanowski, Karol: Stabat Mater
Antoni Wit, conductor; Henryk Wojnarowski, chorus master (Jaroslaw Brek, Iwona Hossa & Ewa Marciniec; Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra; Warsaw Philharmonic Choir)

• Tippett: A Child Of Our Time
Colin Davis, conductor; Joseph Cullen, chorus master (Steve Davislim, Mihoko Fujimura, Matthew Rose & Indra Thomas; London Symphony Orchestra; London Symphony Chorus)
[LSO Live]

Category 102 Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (with Orchestra)
(Award to the Instrumental Soloist(s) and to the Conductor.)

• Bloch/Lees:Violin Concertos
John McLaughlin Williams, conductor; Elmar Oliveira (National Symphony Orchestra Of Ukraine)

• Harrison: Pipa Concerto
Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor; Wu Man (Chicago Symphony Orchestra)
Track from: Traditions And Transformations: Sounds Of Silk Road Chicago
[CSO Resound]

• Mozart: Piano Concertos 17 & 20
Leif Ove Andsnes (Norwegian Chamber Orchestra)
[EMI Classics]

• Saint-Saëns: Piano Concertos 2 & 5
Charles Dutoit, conductor; Jean-Yves Thibaudet (L'Orchestre De La Suisse Romande)
[Decca Records]
• Schoenberg/Sibelius: Violin Concertos
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor; Hilary Hahn (Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra)
[Deutsche Grammophon]

Category 103 Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without Orchestra) (Award to the Instrumental Soloist.)

• In A State Of Jazz
Marc-André Hamelin
• Piano Music Of Salonen, Stucky, And Lutoslawski
Gloria Cheng

• Red Cliff Capriccio
Wei Li
[First Impression Music]

• Revolutionary
Cameron Carpenter

• Strange Toys
Joan Jeanrenaud
[Talking House Records]
Category 104
Best Chamber Music Performance
(Award to the Artists.)

• Brahms: String Quartet Op. 51, No. 2, Piano Quintet Op. 34
Stephen Hough; Takács Quartet
• Carter, Elliott: String Quartets Nos. 1 And 5
Pacifica Quartet

• Folk Songs
Trio Mediaeval
[ECM New Series]

• Right Through The Bone — Julius Röntgen Chamber Music
ARC Ensemble
[RCA Red Seal]

• String Poetic
Jennifer Koh & Reiko Uchida
[Cedille Records]
Category 105
Best Small Ensemble Performance
(Award to the Ensemble (and to the Conductor.))

• Divertimenti
Øyvind Gimse, conductor; TrondheimSolistene
[2L (Lindberg Lyd)]

• Tan Dun: Pipa Concerto; Hayashi: Viola Concerto; Takemitsu: Nostalgia
Roman Balashov, conductor; Yuri Bashmet; Moscow Soloists (Wu Man)
[Onyx Classics]

• Im Wunderschoenen Monat Mai
Reinbert De Leeuw, conductor; Barbara Sukowa; Schoenberg Ensemble
[Winter & Winter]

• Monk: Impermanence
Meredith Monk & Vocal Ensemble
[ECM New Series]
• Spotless Rose: Hymns To The Virgin Mary
Charles Bruffy, conductor; Phoenix Chorale
Category 106 Best Classical Vocal Performance
(Award to the Vocal Soloist(s).)
• Corigliano: Mr. Tambourine Man: Seven Poems Of Bob Dylan
Hila Plitmann (JoAnn Falletta; Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra)

• Fussell, Charles: Wilde
Sanford Sylvan (Gil Rose; Boston Modern Orchestra Project)

• Gomidas Songs
Isabel Bayrakdarian (Eduard Topchjan; Serouj Kradjian; Chamber Players Of The Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra)
[Nonesuch Records]

• Maria
Cecilia Bartoli (Adam Fischer; Orchestra La Scintilla)
[Decca Records]

• Terezín: Theresienstadt
Anne Sofie Von Otter (Christian Gerhaher & Daniel Hope; Bengt Forsberg & Gerold Huber)
[Deutsche Grammophon]
Category 107
Best Classical Contemporary Composition
(A Composer's Award. (For a contemporary classical composition composed within the last 25 years, and released for the first time during the Eligibility Year.) Award to the librettist, if applicable.)

• Dalbavie: Concerto Pour Flûte
Marc-André Dalbavie (Peter Eötvös)
Track from: Dalbavie/Jarrell/Pintscher: Flute Concertos
[EMI Classics]

• Gandolfi: The Garden Of Cosmic Speculation
Michael Gandolfi (Robert Spano)
• Mr. Tambourine Man: Seven Poems Of Bob Dylan
John Corigliano (JoAnn Falletta)
Track from: Corigliano: Mr. Tambourine Man: Seven Poems Of Bob Dylan

• Violin Concerto No. 2
George Tsontakis (Douglas Boyd)
Track from: Tsontakis: Violin Concerto No. 2, Clair De Lune
[Koch Int'l Clasiscs]

• Walden, Chris: Symphony No. 1, The Four Elements
Chris Walden (Chris Walden)
[Origin Classical]
Best Classical Crossover Album
(Award to the Artist(s) and/or to the Conductor.)

• Baroque
Gabriela Montero
[EMI Classics]

• Indigo Road
Ronn McFarlane
[Dorian Sono Luminus]

• Olde School
East Village Opera Company
[Decca Records]

• The Othello Syndrome
Uri Caine Ensemble
[Winter & Winter]
• Simple Gifts
The King's Singers
[Signum Records]
Music videos field
Best Short Form Music Video
• "Honey" – Erykah Badu
o Erykah Badu & Mr. Roboto, video directors; Megan Gutman, video producer
• "Who's Gonna Save My Soul" – Gnarls Barkley
o Chris Milk, video director; Anne Johnson, video producer
• "Another Way to Die" – Alicia Keys & Jack White
o PR Brown & MK12, video directors; Mick Ebeling, Sheira Rees-Davies & Jane Tredget, video producers
• "House of Cards" – Radiohead
o James Frost, video director; Dawn Fanning, video producer
• "Pork and Beans" – Weezer
o Mathew Cullen, video director; Bernard Rahill, video producer
Best Long Form Music Video
• "Where the Light Is: John Mayer Live in Los Angeles" – John Mayer
o Danny Clinch, video director; Lindha Narvaez, video producer
• "Runnin' Down a Dream" – Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
o Peter Bogdanovich, video director; Skot Bright, video producer
• "Good Girl Gone Bad Live" – Rihanna
o Paul Caslin, video director; John Paveley, Ruth Paveley & Rupert Style, video producers
• "Respect Yourself: The Stax Records Story" – Various Artists
o Robert Gordon & Morgan Neville, video directors; Mark Crosby, Robert Gordon & Morgan Neville, video producers
• "Amazing Journey: The Story of The Who" – The Who
o Paul Crowder & Murray Lerner, video directors; Murray Lerner, Robert Rosenberg & Nigel Sinclair, video producers

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