Awards for 2008

Grammy

Best Rock Song

WINNER

Bruce Springsteen (Songwriter)
For the song "Radio Nowhere."

NOMINEES

Lucinda Williams (Songwriter)
For the song "Come On."

Jack White (Songwriter)
For the song "Icky Thump."

Daughtry (Songwriters)
For the song "It's Not Over."

Foo Fighters (Songwriters)
For the song "The Pretender."

Song of the Year

WINNER

Amy Winehouse (Songwriter)
For the song "Rehab."

NOMINEES

Josh Kear (Songwriter), Chris Tompkins (Songwriter)
For the song "Before He Cheats."

Tom Higgenson (Songwriter)
For the song "Hey There Delilah."

Corinne Bailey Rae (Songwriter)
For the song "Like a Star."

Jay Z (Songwriter), Kuk Harrell (Songwriter), The Dream (Songwriter), Christopher Stewart (Songwriter)
For the song "Umbrella."

Best Short Form Music Video

WINNER

NOMINEES

Patrick Daughters (director), Geoff McLean (producer)
for the Feist music video, "1234"

Chris Milk (director), Barbara Benson (producer)
for the Gnarls Barkley music video, "Gone Daddy Gone"

Israel Anthem (director), Brandon Arolfo (producer)
for Mute Math music video, "Typical"

Best Long Form Music Video

WINNER

Madonna: The Confessions Tour Live from London: Madonna (artist), Jonas Åkerlund (video director), Sara Martin (video producer), David May (video producer)

NOMINEES

10 Days Out: Blues from the Backroads: Kenny Wayne Shepherd (artist/video producer), "various artists", Noble Jones (video director)

Liberacion - The Songs of the New Cuban Underground: "various artists", Reuben Fields (video director), Dean Bates (video producer)

Live & Loud at the Fillmore: Dierks Bentley (artist), Russell Thomas (video director), James Whetherly (video producer)

Trapped in the Closet: Chapters 13-22: R. Kelly (artist/video director), Victor Mignatti (video director), Jim Swaffield (video director), Ann Carli (video producer)

Best Alternative Music Album

WINNER

The White Stripes
For the album "Icky Thump."

NOMINEES

Lily Allen
For the album "Alright, Still...".

Arcade Fire
For the album "Neon Bible."

Björk
For the album "Volta."

The Shins
For the album "Wincing the Night Away."

Best Rap Solo Performance

WINNER

Kanye West
For the song "Stronger."

NOMINEES

Common
For the song "The People."

50 Cent
For the song "I Get Money."

Jay Z
For the song "Show Me What You Got."

T.I.
For the song "Big Things Poppin' (Do It)."

Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group

WINNER

The White Stripes
For the song "Icky Thump."

NOMINEES

Daughtry
For the song "It's Not Over."

Green Day
For the song "Working Class Hero."

U2
For the song "Instant Karma."

Nickelback
For the song "If Everyone Cared."

Best R&B Album

WINNER

Chaka Khan
For the album "Funk This."

NOMINEES

Durrell Babbs
For the album "Sex, Love & Pain."


Jill Scott
For the album "The Real Thing: Words and Sounds Vol. 3."

Ledisi Anibade Young
For the album "Lost & Found."

Best Spoken Word Album For Children

NOMINEE

Meryl Streep (narrated by), Stanley Tucci (narrated by)
For the album "The One and Only Shrek"

Best Pop Vocal Album

WINNER

Amy Winehouse
For the album "Back to Black."

NOMINEES

Bon Jovi
For the album "Lost Highway."

Leslie Feist
For the album "The Reminder."

Maroon 5
For the album "It Won't Be Soon Before Long."

Paul McCartney
For the album "Memory Almost Full."

Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance

WINNER

Bruce Springsteen
For the song "Radio Nowhere."

NOMINEES

Beck
For the song "Timebomb."

Paul McCartney
For the song "Only Mama Knows."

John Mellencamp
For the song "Our Country."

Lucinda Williams
For the song "Come On."

Best New Artist

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Male Pop Vocal Performance

WINNER

Justin Timberlake
For the song "What Goes Around.../...Comes Around."

NOMINEES

Michael Bublé
For the song "Everything."

John Mayer
For the song "Belief."

Paul McCartney
For the song "Dance Tonight."

Seal
For the song "Amazing."

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

NOMINEE

Bette Midler
For the Album "Cool Yule"

Best Urban/Alternative Performance

WINNER

Lupe Fiasco, Jill Scott
For the song "Daydreamin'."

NOMINEES

Vikter Duplaix
For the song "Make A Baby."

Dwele
For the song "That's The Way Of the World."

Meshell Ndegeocello
For the song "Fantasy."

Alice Smith
For the song "Dream."

Album of the Year

WINNER

Herbie Hancock (Artist/Producer), Leonard Cohen (Featured Artist), Norah Jones (Featured Artist), Joni Mitchell (Featured Artist), Corinne Bailey Rae (Featured Artist), Luciana Souza (Featured Artist), Tina Turner (Featured Artist), Larry Klein (Producer), Helik Hadar (Engineer/Mixer), Bernie Grundman (Mastering Engineer)
For the album "River: The Joni Letters."

Best Rock Album

WINNER

Foo Fighters
For the album "Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace."

NOMINEES

Bruce Springsteen
For the album "Magic."

Daughtry
For the album "Daughtry."

John Fogerty
For the album "Revival."

Wilco
For the album "Sky Blue Sky."

Best Country Vocal Performance - Male

WINNER

Keith Urban
For the song "Stupid Boy."

Best Rap Album

WINNER

Kanye West
For the album "Graduation."

NOMINEES

Common
For the album "Finding Forever."

Jay Z
For the album "Kingdom Come."

Nas
For the album "Hip Hop is Dead."

T.I.
For the album "T.I. vs. T.I.P."

Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals

WINNER

Alison Krauss, Robert Plant
For the song "Gone Gone Gone (Done Moved On)."

NOMINEES

Christina Aguilera, Tony Bennett
For the song "Steppin' Out with My Baby."

Akon, Gwen Stefani
For the song "The Sweet Escape."

Beyoncé Knowles, Shakira
For the song "Beautiful Liar."

Nelly Furtado, Tim Mosley, Justin Timberlake
For the song "Give It To Me."

Best Country Vocal Performance - Female

WINNER

Carrie Underwood
For the song "Before He Cheats."

NOMINEES

Alison Krauss
For the song "Simple Love."

Miranda Lambert
For the song "Famous in a Small Town."

LeAnn Rimes
For the song "Nothin' Better To Do."

Trisha Yearwood
For the song "Heaven, Heartache and the Power of Love."

Dierks Bentley
For the song "Long Trip Alone."

Alan Jackson
For the song "A Woman's Love."

Tim McGraw
For the song "If You're Reading This."

George Strait
For the song "Give It Away."

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

WINNER

Jay Z, Rihanna
For the song "Umbrella."

NOMINEES

Akon, Snoop Dogg
For the song "I Wanna Love You."

Chris Brown, Faheem Najm
For the song "Kiss Kiss."

Keyshia Cole, Missy Elliott, Lil' Kim
For the song "Let It Go."

Faheem Najm, Kanye West
For the song "Good Life."

Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group

WINNER

Common, Kanye West
For the song "Southside."

NOMINEES

Fat Joe, Lil' Wayne
For the song "Make It Rain."

Bun B, Outkast
For the song "International Players Anthem (I Choose You)."

KRS-One, Nas, Kanye West
For the song "Better Than I've Ever Seen."

Best Country Collaboration with Vocals

WINNER

Willie Nelson, Ray Price
For the song "Lost Highway."

NOMINEES

Steve Earle, Allison Moorer
For the song "Days Aren't Long Enough."

Kelly Clarkson, Reba McEntire
For the song "Because of You."

Tim McGraw, Faith Hill
For the song "I Need You."

Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood
For the song "Oh Love."

Best Hard Rock Performance

WINNER

Foo Fighters
For the song "The Pretender."

NOMINEES

Evanescence
For the song "Sweet Sacrifice."

Ozzy Osbourne
For the song "I Don't Wanna Stop."

Queens of the Stone Age
For the song "Sick, Sick, Sick."

Tool
For the song "The Pot."

Best Female Pop Vocal Performance

WINNER

Amy Winehouse
For the song "Rehab."

NOMINEES

Leslie Feist
For the song "1234."

Christina Aguilera
For the song "Candyman."

Fergie
For the song "Big Girls Don't Cry."

Nelly Furtado
For the song "Say It Right."

Best Spoken Word Album

WINNER

Barack Obama
For the album "The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream."

NOMINEES

Maya Angelou
For the album "Celebrations."

Bill Clinton
For the album "Giving: How Each of Us Can Change the World."

Jimmy Carter
For the album "Sunday Mornings in Plains: Bringing Peace to a Changing World."

Alan Alda
For the album "Things I Overheard While Talking to Myself."

Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group

WINNER

Mary J. Blige, Chaka Khan
For the song "Disrespectul."

NOMINEES

Angie Stone, Betty Wright
For the song "Baby."

Akon, Faheem Najm
For the song "Bartender."

Ne-Yo, Rihanna
For the song "Hate That I Love You."

R. Kelly, Usher Raymond
For the song "Same Girl."

Record of the Year

WINNER

Amy Winehouse (Artist), Mark Ronson (Producer), Tom Elmhirst (Engineer/Mixer)
For the song "Rehab."

Best Country Album

WINNER

Vince Gill
For the album "These Days."

NOMINEES

Dierks Bentley
For the album "Long Trip Alone."

Tim McGraw
For the album "Let It Go."

Brad Paisley
For the album "5th Gear."

George Strait
For the album "It Just Comes Natural."

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

WINNER

NOMINEES

Across the Universe: "various artists", T Bone Burnett (producer), Elliot Goldenthal (producer), Matthias Gohl (producer)

Dreamgirls: Beyoncé Knowles (artist), Jennifer Hudson (artist), Anika Noni Rose (artist), Harvey Mason Jr. (producer), Randy Spendlove (producer), Matthew Rush Sullivan (producer), Damon Thomas (producer)

Hairspray: "various artists", Marc Shaiman (producer)

Once: Glen Hansard (artist/producer), Markéta Irglová (artist)

Best Song Written for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media

WINNER

Dreamgirls: Siedah Garrett, Henry Krieger
For the song "Love You I Do".

NOMINEES

Casino Royale: David Arnold, Chris Cornell
For the song "You Know My Name".

Happy Feet: Prince
For the song "The Song Of The Heart".

Into the Wild: Eddie Vedder
For the song "Guaranteed".

Once: Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová
For the song "Falling Slowly".

Best Score Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media

WINNER

NOMINEES





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