Lil Wayne came up big on Wednesday night with eight Grammy nominations. Coldplay garnered seven nods, while Jay-Z, Ne-Yo, and Kanye West had six each. Trophies will be handed out on Feb. 8, 2009.
Nominations in the big four categories:

Album of the Year
Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends by Coldplay
Tha Carter III by Lil Wayne
Year Of The Gentleman by Ne-Yo
Raising Sand by Robert Plant & Alison Krauss
In Rainbows by Radiohead

Record of the Year
“Chasing Pavements” by Adele
“Viva La Vida” by Coldplay
“Bleeding Love” by Leona Lewis
“Paper Planes” by M.I.A.
“Please Read The Letter” by Robert Plant & Alison Krauss

Song of the Year
“American Boy,” William Adams, Keith Harris, Josh Lopez, Caleb Speir, John Stephens, Estelle Swaray & Kanye West, songwriters (Estelle Featuring Kanye West, artist)
“Chasing Pavements,” Adele Adkins & Eg White, songwriters (Adele, artist)
“I’m Yours,” Jason Mraz, songwriter (Jason Mraz, artist)
“Love Song,” Sara Bareilles, songwriter (Sara Bareilles, artist)
“Viva La Vida,” Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland, Will Champion & Chris Martin, songwriters (Coldplay, artist)

Best New Artist
Jonas Brothers
Lady Antebellum
Jazmine Sullivan

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