Grammy Nominations 2010
Grammy Nominations for 2010 came as a surprise for many music fans. The Grammys are a great way to gauge the direction the music industry is going in. However, the 2010 Grammy Awards surprised everyone. Upset after upset, the awards kept getting more shocking and more shocking.
- Record of the Year The nominees for this Grammy Award in 2010 ranged from assorted artists. "Need You Now" by Lady Antebellum, "Nothin' On You" by B.O.B. featuring Bruno Mars, "Love The Way You Lie" by Eminem featuring Rihanna, "F.U." by Cee Lo Green and "Empire State of Mind" by Jay-Z & Alicia Keys were the nominees for Record of the Year. Lady Antebellum, the country group, ended up being the winners of this award.
- Album of the Year Some of the same artists from the "Record of the Year" award repeated their names in this category for the Grammys. "Album of the Year" is the most coveted award of the Grammys. Nominees were "The Suburbs" by Arcade Fire, "Recovery" by Eminem, "Need You Now" by Lady Antebellum, "The Fame Monster" by Lady Gaga and "Teenage Dream" by Katy Perry. With pop and mainstream albums bursting at the seams, the 2010 Grammy winner for "Album of the Year" was Arcade Fire.
- Song of the Year Song of the year is always a great way for varying artists to get some needed attention. The nominees were "Need You Now" by Lady Antebellum, "Beg Steal Or Borrow" by Ray LaMontagne, "F.U." by Cee Lo Green, "The House That Built Me" by Miranda Lambert and "Love the Way You Lie" by Eminem featuring Rihanna. Per usual, Lady Antebellum took the award home and shocked the music community.