It has been announced earlier this month the nominees for the 52nd Grammy Awards- the most prestigious award giving body by the music industry in the US. The awarding ceremony will be held January 31 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.
Below are some of the artists and songs that are nominated in different categories:
HALO by Beyonce the rnb/pop diva led the nomination with 10 nods including Record of the year for this song
21 GUNS by Green Day this guys are up for best rock album for 21st Century Breakdown and best rock song for this track
THAT'S NOT MY NAME by The Ting Tings they are nominated for best new artists along with Keri Hilson, Zac Brown Band, MGMT and Silversun Pickups.
LUCKY by Jason Mraz/Colbie Caillat this song is nominated for Best Pop Collaborations with vocals
USE SOMEBODY by Kings of Leon these rock group were nominated for Record and Song of the year for this stirring rock anthem that really create big waves last year.
POKER FACE by Lady Gaga one of the finest moment from The Fame album, making her more popular when the song attained worldwide success.
YOU BELONG WITH ME by Taylor Swift another song that dominates both pop and country charts. This year she got 8 nominations including Album of the year for Fearless which also the best selling album of 2009.
For the complete lists of the nominees and categories, view it here.