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Kanye West Leads Grammy Nominations

Kanye West is leading the pack in Grammy nominations, receiving a total of eight nods.

Other top nominees announced today include Amy Winehouse with six, the Foo Fighters, Jay-Z, Rihannna, Paul McCartney, T-Pain and Timbaland.

Kanye and Amy will battle Beyonce, the Foo Fighters, Rihanna and Justin Timberlake for record of the year.

Country queen Carrie Underwood has been nominated for song of the year with "Before He Cheats," but she'll compete with Corrine Bailey Rae, The Plain White T's and Rihanna in the category.

In the best new artist category, Amy Winehouse is up against Feist, Paramore, Taylor Swift and Ledisi.

The rest of the nominees include:

Record of the year
Irreplaceable, Beyonce
The Pretender, Foo Fighters
Umbrella, Rihanna Featuring Jay-Z
What Goes Around ... Comes Around, Justin Timberlake
Rehab, Amy Winehouse

Album of the year
Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace, Foo Fighters
These Days, Vince Gill
River: The Joni Letters, Herbie Hancock
Graduation, Kanye West
Back to Black, Amy Winehouse

Song of the year
Before He Cheats, Josh Kear & Chris Tompkins
Hey There Delilah, Tom Higgenson
Like A Star, Corinne Bailey Rae
Rehab, Amy Winehouse
Umbrella, Shawn Carter

Best new artist
Feist
Ledisi
Paramore
Taylor Swift
Amy Winehouse

Best female pop vocal performance
Candyman, Christina Aguilera
1234, Feist
Big Girls Don't Cry, Fergie
Say It Right, Nelly Furtado
Rehab, Amy Winehouse

Best male pop vocal performance
Everything, Michael Buble
Belief, John Mayer
Dance Tonight, Paul McCartney
Amazing, Seal
What Goes Around ... Comes Around, Justin Timberlake

Best pop performance by a duo or group with vocals
(You Want To) Make a Memory, Bon Jovi
Home, Daughtry
Makes Me Wonder, Maroon 5
Hey There Delilah, Plain White T's
Window In The Skies, U2

Best male pop vocal performance
Everything, Michael Buble
Belief, John Mayer
Dance Tonight, Paul McCartney
Amazing, Seal
What Goes Around ... Comes Around, Justin Timberlake

Best pop performance by a duo or group with vocals
(You Want To) Make a Memory, Bon Jovi
Home, Daughtry
Makes Me Wonder, Maroon5
Hey There Delilah, Plain White T's
Window in the Skies, U2

Best pop collaboration with vocals
Steppin' Out, Tony Bennett & Christina Aguilera
Beautiful Liar, Beyonce & Shakira
Gone Gone Gone (Done Moved On), Robert Plant & Alison Krauss
The Sweet Escape, Gwen Stefani & Akon
Give It to Me, Timbaland Featuring Nelly Furtado & Justin Timberlake

Best pop instrumental performance
Off the Grid, Beastie Boys
Paris Sunrise #7, Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals
Over the Rainbow, Dave Koz
One Week Last Summer, Joni Mitchell
Simple Pleasures, Spyro Gyra

Best pop instrumental album
The Mix-Up, Beastie Boys
Italia, Chris Botti
At the Movies, Dave Koz
Good to Go-Go, Spyro Gyra
Roundtrip, Kirk Whalum

Best pop vocal album
Lost Highway, Bon Jovi
The Reminder, Feist
It Won't Be Soon Before Long, Maroon5
Memory Almost Full, Paul McCartney
Back to Black, Amy Winehouse

Best electronic/dance album
We Are the Night, The Chemical Brothers
Sound of Silver, LCD Soundsystem
+, Justice
We Are Pilots, Shiny Toy Guns
Elements of Life, Tiesto

Best traditional pop vocal album
Call Me Irresponsible, Michael Buble
Cool Yule, Bette Midler
Trav'lin' Light, Queen Latifah
Live in Concert 2006, Barbra Streisand
James Taylor at Christmas, James Taylor

Best solo rock vocal performance
Timebomb, Beck
Only Mama Knows, Paul McCartney
Our Country, John Mellencamp
Radio Nowhere, Bruce Springsteen
Come On, Lucinda Williams

Best rock performance by a duo or group with vocals
It's Not Over, Daughtry
Working Class Hero, Green Day
If Everyone Cared, Nickelback
Instant Karma, U2
Icky Thump, The White Stripes

Best hard rock performance
Sweet Sacrifice, Evanescence
The Pretender, Foo Fighters
I Don't Wanna Stop, Ozzy Osbourne
Sick, Sick, Sick, Queens of the Stone Age
The Pot, Tool

Best metal performance
Nothing Left, As I Lay Dying
Never Ending Hill, King Diamond
Aesthetics of Hate, Machine Head
Redemption, Shadows Fall
Final Six, Slayer

Best rock instrumental performance
The Ecstasy of Gold, Metallica
Malignant Narcissism, Rush
Always With Me, Always With You, Joe Satriani
Once Upon a Time in the West, Bruce Springsteen
The Attitude Song, Steve Vai

Best rock song
Come On, Lucinda Williams
Icky Thump, the White Stripes
It's Not Over, Daughtry
The Pretender, Dave Grohl
Radio Nowhere, Bruce Springsteen

Best rock album
Daughtry, Daughtry
Revival, John Fogerty
Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace, Foo Fighters
Magic, Bruce Springsteen
Sky Blue Sky, Wilco

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