Lil” Wayne leads Grammy Awards nominations

December 4th, 2008 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI  


London, Dec 4 (ANI): Lil Wayne has won eight Grammy awards nominations, including album of the year for Tha Carter III.

Following close behind with seven nominations was British rock band Coldplay, while rappers Kanye West and Jay-Z, and R&B singer Ne-Yo each received six, reports BBC.

In addition to Lil” Wayne for Tha Carter III, those nominated for the prestigious album of the year award were Coldplay for Viva La Vida; Radiohead for In Rainbows; Ne-Yo for Year of the Gentleman; and Robert Plant’’s with Alison Krauss for Raising Sand.

In the other coveted category of record of the year, the nominees were Adele for Chasing Pavement; M.I.A. for Paper Planes; Coldplay for Viva La Vida; Leona Lewis for Bleeding Love; and Robert Plant and Alison Krauss for Please Read the Letter.

Katy Perry, who had one of the year’’s biggest hits with I Kissed A Girl, was delighted to be nominated for best female pop vocal performance.

The winners will be announced at a ceremony on 8 February. (ANI)

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