Daughtry, Fantasia, Carrie Underwood, Kelly Clarkson Nominated for 50th Annual Grammy Awards

Nominations for the 50th Annual Grammy Awards were announced earlier today by The Recording Academy. Official list here.

List of Nominated Idols:

Carrie Underwood
Chris Daughtry
Fantasia
Kelly Clarkson
Mandisa
Ace Young
Jennifer Hudson

Details after the jump…

Song Of The Year:
“Before He Cheats” – John Kear & Chris Tompkins, songwriters (Carrie Underwood)
“Hey There Delilah” – Tom Higgenson, songwriter (Plain White T’s)
“Like A Star” – Corinne Bailey Rae, songwriter (Corinne Bailey Rae)
“Rehab” – Amy Winehouse, songwriter (Amy Winehouse)
“Umbrella” – Shawn Carter, Kuk Harrell, Terius “Dream” Nash & Christopher Stewart, songwriters (Rihanna Featuring Jay-Z)

Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals:
“Home”Daughtry
“(You Want To) Make A Memory” – Bon Jovi
“Makes Me Wonder” – Maroon 5
“Hey There Delilah” – Plain White T’s
“Window In The Skies” – U2

Best Rock Album:
DaughtryDaughtry
Revival – John Fogerty
Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace – Foo Fighters
Magic – Bruce Springsteen
Sky Blue Sky – Wilco

Best Rock Song:
“It’s Not Over”Chris Daughtry, Gregg Wattenberg, Mark Wilkerson & Brett (Ace) Young, songwriters (Daughtry)
“Come On” – Lucinda Williams, songwriter (Lucinda Williams)
“Icky Thump” – Jack White, songwriter (The White Stripes)
“The Pretender” – Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Nate Mendel & Chris Shiflett, songwriters Foo Fighters)
“Radio Nowhere” – Bruce Springsteen, songwriter (Bruce Springsteen)

Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals:
“It’s Not Over”Daughtry [RCA Records/19 Recordings]
“Working Class Hero” -Green Day Track from: Instant Karma – The Campaign To Save Darfur
“If Everyone Cared” Nickelback Track from: All The Right Reasons Special Edition “Instant Karma” – U2 – Track from: Instant Karma – The Campaign To Save Darfur “Icky Thump” -The White Stripes – Track from: Icky Thump

Best R&B Song
“When I See U” – Louis Biancaniello, Waynne Nugent, Erika Nuri, Kevin Risto, Janet Sewel & Sam Watters, songwriters (Fantasia)
“Beautiful Flower” – India.Arie, Joyce Simpson, songwriters (India.Arie)
“Hate That I Love You” – “M.S. Eriksen, T.E. Hermansen; Shaffer Smith, songwriters (Rihanna Featuring Ne-Yo)
“No One” – Dirty Harry, Kerry Brothers, Alicia Keys, songwriters (Alicia Keys)
“Teachme” – Ivan Barias, Adam W. Blackstone, Randall C. Bowland, Carvin Haggins, Johnnie Smith II & Corey Latif Williams, songwriters (Musiq Soulchild)

Best Contemporary R&B Album:
FantasiaFantasia
Konvicted – Akon
Just Like You – Keyshia Cole
East Side Story – Emily King
Because Of You – Ne-Yo

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance:
“When I See You”Fantasia
“Just Fine” – Mary J. Blige
“No One” – Alicia Keys
“If I Have My Way” – Chrisette Michele
“Hate On Me” – Jill Scott

Best Country Collaboration With Vocals:
“Because Of You” – Reba McEntire & Kelly Clarkson
“Oh Love” – Brad Paisley & Carrie Underwood
“Days Aren’t Long Enough” – Steve Earle & Allison Moorer
“I Need You” – Tim McGraw & Faith Hill
“Lost Highway” – Willie Nelson & Ray Price

Best Country Song
“Before He Cheats” — Josh Kear & Chris Tompkins, songwriters (Carrie Underwood)
“Give It Away” — Bill Anderson, Buddy Cannon & Jamey Johnson, songwriters (George Strait)
“I Need You” — Tony Lane & David Lee, songwriters (Tim McGraw & Faith Hill)
“If You’re Reading This” — Tim McGraw, Brad Warren & Brett Warren, songwriters (Tim McGraw)
“Long Trip Alone” — Brett Beavers, Dierks Bentley & Steve Bogard, songwriters (Dierks Bentley)

Best Female Country Vocal Performance
Before He CheatsCarrie Underwood Track from: Some Hearts [19 Recordings/Arista Nashville]
“Simple Love” – Alison Krauss
“Famous In A Small Town” – Miranda Lambert
“Nothin’ Better To Do” – LeAnn Rimes
“Heaven, Heartache And The Power Of Love” – Trisha Yearwood

Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album:
True BeautyMandisa
The Altar And The Door – Casting Crowns
A Deeper Level – Israel And New Breed
Stand – Michael W. Smith
Portable Sounds – TobyMac

Best Compilation Soundtrack Album For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media:
Dreamgirls – Various Artists (Jennifer Hudson)
Across The Universe – Various Artists
Hairspray – Various Artists
Love – (The Beatles)
Once – Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova

Best Song Written For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media:
“Love You I Do” – (From Dreamgirls) – Siedah Garrett & Henry Krieger, songwriters (Jennifer Hudson)
“Falling Slowly” – (From Once) Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova, songwriters (Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova)
“Guaranteed” – (From Into The Wild) Eddie Vedder, songwriter (Eddie Vedder) “The Song Of The Heart” – (From Happy Feet) Prince Rogers Nelson, songwriter (Prince) “You Know My Name” – (From Casino Royale) David Arnold & Chris Cornell, songwriters (Chris Cornell)

Daughtry producer, Howard Benson, was nominated for Producer of the Year.

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