Buju Banton Gets Grammy Nomination

The 2010 Grammy Awards Nominations was announced on CBS on December 3, 2010. This year’s nominees include troubled Reggae artist Buju Banton (Gargamel Music), who is out on bail, from a recent court trial in Tampa Florida, which led to a hong jury. The broadcast was hosted by rapper/actor LL Cool J , with performances by B.O.B., Bruno Mars, Katie Perry, Justin Bieber and more.  The 2011 Award show will air February 13, 2010 from Los Angeles, California.

Justin Bieber excitement was played out on twitter for his fans! He thanked his manager and fans for their support! He also twitted a video of himself from London, England on his world tour.  He was quoted in his tweets…

just went to bed and thought i was nominated for 1 #grammy and was already freakin out…then @scooterbraun just called me…2 NOMINATIONS!!


See the nominees after the break …


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Best Reggae Album

Before The Dawn

Buju Banton
[Gargamel Music, Inc.]

Isaacs Meets Isaac

Gregory Isaacs & King Isaac
[King Isaac Music]


Lee “Scratch” Perry
[Megawave Records]

Made In Jamaica

Bob Sinclair And Sly & Robbie
[Yellow Productions/Universal Music France]

One Pop Reggae +

Sly & Robbie And The Family Taxi
[Phase One Communications/Taxi Records]

Legacy An Acoustic Tribute To Peter Tosh

Andrew Tosh
[Box10/Tuff Gong]

1. Record Of The Year

Award to the Artist and to the Producer(s), Recording Engineer(s) and/or Mixer(s), if other than the artist.

Nothin’ On You

B.o.B Featuring Bruno Mars
The Smeezingtons, producers; Ari Levine, engineer/mixer
Track from: The Adventures Of Bobby Ray
[Rebel Rock/Grand Hustle/Atlantic]

Love The Way You Lie

Eminem Featuring Rihanna
Alex Da Kid & Makeba Riddick, producers; Alex Da Kid, Eminem & Mike Strange, engineers/mixers
Track from: Recovery
[Aftermath/Shady Records/Interscope]

F*** You

Cee Lo Green
The Smeezingtons, producers

Empire State Of Mind

Jay-Z & Alicia Keys
Angela Hunte, Jane’t “Jnay” Sewell-Ulepic & Shux, producers; Ken “Duro” Ifill, Gimel “Young Guru” Keaton & Ann Mincieli, engineers/mixers
Track from: The Blueprint 3
[Roc Nation]

Need You Now

Lady Antebellum
Lady Antebellum & Paul Worley, producers; Clarke Schleicher, engineer/mixer
Track from: Need You Now
[Capitol Records Nashville]

Album of the Year

  1. The Suburbs
  2. Recovery
  3. Need You Now
  4. Teenage Dream
  5. The Fame Monster


3. Song Of The Year

A Songwriter(s) Award. A song is eligible if it was first released or if it first achieved prominence during the Eligibility Year. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.

Beg Steal Or Borrow

Ray LaMontagne, songwriter (Ray LaMontagne And The Pariah Dogs)
Track from: God Willin’ & The Creek Don’t Rise
[RCA Records; Publishers: Sweet Mary Music/Chrysalis Music]

F*** You

Cee Lo Green, Philip Lawrence & Bruno Mars, songwriters (Cee Lo Green)

The House That Built Me

Tom Douglas & Allen Shamblin, songwriters (Miranda Lambert)
Track from: Revolution
[Columbia Records; Publishers: Sony/ATV Tree Publishing/Tomdouglasmusic, Built On Rock Music]

Love The Way You Lie

Alexander Grant, Holly Hafferman & Marshall Mathers, songwriters (Eminem
Featuring Rihanna)
Track from: Recovery
[Aftermath/Shady Records/Interscope; Publishers: Songs of Universal/Shroom Shady Music/Universal Music Publishing/Universal Music-Z Songs/Hotel Bravo Music/M. Shop Publishing]

Need You Now

Dave Haywood, Josh Kear, Charles Kelley & Hillary Scott, songwriters (Lady
Track from: Need You Now
[Capitol Records Nashville; Publishers: Warner-Tamerlane Publishing/DWHaywood Music/Radiobulletspublishing, EMI Foray Music/Hillary Dawn Songs, Year of the Dog Music, Darth Buddha Music]

4. Best New Artist

For a new artist who releases, during the Eligibility Year, the first recording which establishes the public identity of that artist.

Justin Bieber


Florence & The Machine

Mumford & Sons

Esperanza Spalding

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