Grammy Nominations Revealed

Kanye West leads with eight nominations; Amy Winehouse scores six
By Jonas Oransky,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 6, 2007 12:44 PM CST

(Newser) – Kanye West and Amy Winehouse lead the field in Grammy Award nominations, announced today. West scored eight nods, but only Winehouse and the Foo Fighters landed in both the record-of-the-year and album-of-the-year categories, AP reports. It's been a tough go lately for West and Winehouse (six nominations): The rapper's mother died Nov. 10 after plastic surgery; Winehouse and her husband have had legal issues.

story continues below

Vince Gill and Herbie Hancock joined West, Winehouse, and the Foos in the top-album category. Winehouse's Rehab is up for top record against Beyonce's Irreplaceable, the Foo Fighter's The Pretender, Rihanna's Umbrella and What Goes Around Comes Around by Justin Timberlake. "This is a true validation from people I respect and admire," Winehouse told Usmagazine.com. Winners will be announced Feb. 10. (Read more Grammy Awards stories.)

We use cookies. By Clicking "OK" or any content on this site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. Read more in our privacy policy.
Get the news faster.
Tap to install our app.