Grammy nominations 2010


Field 7 — Rap

Best Rap Solo Performance
(For a solo Rap performance. Singles or Tracks only.)

* Best I Ever Had
[Young Money/Cash Money/Universal Motown]

* Beautiful
Track from: Relapse
[Aftermath/Interscope Records]

* D.O.A. (Death Of Auto-Tune)
[Roc Nation]

* Day ‘N’ Nite
Kid Cudi
[Universal Motown/Good/Fool’s Gold]

* Casa Bey
Mos Def
Track from: The Ecstatic
[Downtown Records]

Best Rap Performance By A Duo Or Group
(For duo, group or collaborative performances of Rap only. Singles or Tracks only.)

* Too Many Rappers
Beastie Boys & Nas

* Crack A Bottle
Eminem, Dr. Dre & 50 Cent
Track from: Relapse

* Money Goes, Honey Stay
Fabolous & Jay-Z
Track from: Loso’s Way
[Def Jam]

* Make Her Say
Kid Cudi, Kanye West & Common
[Universal Motown/GOOD Music]

* Amazing
Kanye West & Young Jeezy
Track from: 808s & Heartbreak

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
(For a Rap/Sung collaborative performance by artists who do not normally perform together. Singles or Tracks only.)

* Ego
Beyoncé & Kanye West
[Music World Music/Columbia]

* Knock You Down
Keri Hilson, Kanye West & Ne-Yo
Track from: In A Perfect World…
[MMG/Zone 4/Interscope Records]

* Run This Town
Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West
[Roc Nation]

* I’m On A Boat
The Lonely Island & T-Pain
Track from: Incredibad
[Universal Republic Records]

* Dead And Gone
T.I. & Justin Timberlake
Track from: Paper Trail
[Grand Hustle/Atlantic]

Best Rap Song
(A Songwriter(s) Award. For Song Eligibility Guidelines see Category #3. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.)

* Best I Ever Had
Aubrey Drake Graham, D. Hamilton & M. Samuels, songwriters (Drake)
[Aspire/Young Money/Cash Money; Publisher: Sony/ATV Tunes.]

* Day ‘N’ Nite
S. Mescudi & O. Omishore, songwriters (Kid Cudi)
[Universal Motown/Good/Fool’s Gold; Publishers: Elsie’s Baby Boy, Owo Olorun, Universal Music Publishing.]

* Dead And Gone
C. Harris, R. Tadross & J. Timberlake, songwriters (T.I. & Justin Timberlake)
Track from: Paper Trail
[Grand Hustle/Atlantic; Publishers: Crown Club Publishing/Warner-Tamerlane Publishing/Tenman Tunes/Universal Z Tunes/Cleopatra’s Sons Music/EMI April Music.]

* D.O.A. (Death Of Auto-Tune)
Shawn Carter & Ernest Wilson, songwriters (Gary DeCarlo, Dale Frashuer, Paul Leka, Janko Nilovic & Dave Sucky, songwriters) (Jay-Z)
[Atlantic; Publishers: EMI April Music, Carter Boys Music/Chrysalis Songs/No ID Music, Unichappell Music, APM Music.]

* Run This Town
Shawn Carter, R. Fenty, M. Riddick, Kanye West & E. Wilson, songwriters (Athanasios Alatas, songwriter) (Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West)
[Roc Nation; Publishers: EMI April Music, Carter Boys Music/Please Gimme My Publishing/EMI Blackwood/Chrysalis Songs/No ID Music/All The Above Publishing/Sony ATV/Annauhi Music/Athanasios Alatas Publishing.]

Best Rap Album
(For albums containing 51% or more playing time of VOCAL tracks.)

* Universal Mind Control

* Relapse

* R.O.O.T.S.
Flo Rida
[Poe Boy/Atlantic]

* The Ecstatic
Mos Def
[Downtown Records]

* The Renaissance
[Universal Motown]

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