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Winehouse, West lead Grammy nominations

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Winehouse, West lead Grammy nominations
Amy Winehouse and Kanye West are among the stars nominated for the 50th annual Grammy Awards.

West has bagged eight nominations for his Graduation album, while Winehouse has picked up six, including song of the year for 'Rehab' and album of the year for Back To Black.

Lily Allen's Alright, Still is up for the best alternative music album, while Paul McCartney will compete in the best pop vocal category with his Memory Almost Full LP.

The list of main nominations:

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

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

Song of the year
Carrie Underwood - 'Before He Cheats'
Plain White Ts - 'Hey There Delilah'
Corrine Bailey Rae - 'Like a Star'
Amy Winehouse - 'Rehab'
Rihanna - 'Umbrella'

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 Bublé
'Belief' - John Mayer
'Dance Tonight' - Paul McCartney
'Amazing' - Seal
'What Goes Around...Comes Around' - Justin Timberlake

Best pop vocal album
Bon Jovi - Lost Highway
Feist - The Reminder
Maroon 5 - It Won't Be Soon Before Long
Paul McCartney - Memory Almost Full
Amy Winehouse - Back To Black

Best dance recording
'Do It Again' - The Chemical Brothers
'D.A.N.C.E.' - Justice
'Love Today' - Mika
'Don't Stop The Music' - Rihanna
'LoveStoned/I Think She Knows' - Justin Timberlake

Best country album
Dierks Bentley - Long Trip Alone
Vince Gill - These Days
Tim McGraw - Let It Go
Brad Paisley - 5th Gear
George Strait - It Just Comes Natural

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

Best Alternative Music Album
Alright, Still... - Lily Allen
Neon Bible - Arcade Fire
Volta - Bjork
Wincing The Night Away - The Shins
Icky Thump - The White Stripes

Best R&B album
Chaka Khan - Funk This
Ledisi - Lost & Found
Musiq Soulchild - Luvanmusiq
Jill Scott - The Real Thing
Tank - Sex, Love & Pain

Best rap album
Common - Finding Forever
Jay-Z - Kingdom Come
Nas - Hip Hop Is Dead
TI - TI vs TIP
Kanye West - Graduation

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