Grammy Nominees

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The Grammy Nominees is a series of various artists compilation albums celebrating the best of the music industry. Albums are released before the airing of the annual Grammy Awards. All of the songs on the albums are Grammy nominated in the year released. The first one of these albums was released in 1995 and has been released every year since to date. Each one through the 2007 edition has been certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), while the 1996 and 2000 editions have also been certified Platinum.[1]

Other Grammy series albums have also been attempted for rap (1999–2001) and Latin music (1998–2005) nominees.

1995[edit]

1995 Grammy Nominees is the first edition of the long-running series and covered the top contenders for the Grammy Awards of 1995. Released on February 7, 1995, it entered at number twenty-six on the Billboard 200 chart. It features three Billboard Hot 100 number-one hits, "I'll Make Love to You", "Hero", and "The Power of Love"

1995 Grammy Nominees
Compilation album by Various artists
Released February 7, 1995
Genre Pop
Length 62:53
Label Sony
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[2]
No. Title Music Album Length
1. "I'll Make Love to You"   Boyz II Men II 3:58
2. "He Thinks He'll Keep Her"   Mary Chapin Carpenter Come On Come On 4:02
3. "All I Wanna Do"   Sheryl Crow Tuesday Night Music Club 4:32
4. "Love Sneakin' Up On You"   Bonnie Raitt Longing in Their Hearts 3:38
5. "Streets of Philadelphia"   Bruce Springsteen Philadelphia 3:52
6. "Said I Loved You...But I Lied"   Michael Bolton The One Thing 5:05
7. "Can You Feel the Love Tonight"   Elton John The Lion King: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack 3:59
8. "Prayer for the Dying"   Seal Seal 5:30
9. "Love the One You're With"   Luther Vandross Songs 5:03
10. "Hero"   Mariah Carey Music Box 4:17
11. "The Power of Love"   Celine Dion The Colour of My Love 5:41
12. "Longing in Their Hearts"   Bonnie Raitt Longing in Their Hearts 4:48
13. "Ordinary Miracles"   Barbra Streisand Barbra: The Concert 3:56

1996[edit]

1996 Grammy Nominees covers the top contenders for the Grammy Awards of 1996, and became the series' first top 20 chart entry, peaking at number sixteen on the Billboard 200 chart. It features five Billboard Hot 100 number-one hits, "One Sweet Day", "Gangsta's Paradise", "Kiss from a Rose", "Waterfalls", and "You Are Not Alone"

1996 Grammy Nominees
Compilation album by Various Artists
Released February 6, 1996
Genre Pop
Length 52:24
Label Sony
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[3]
No. Title Music Album Length
1. "One Sweet Day"   Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men Daydream 4:43
2. "Gangsta's Paradise"   Coolio, L.V. Gangsta's Paradise, I Am L.V. 4:02
3. "One of Us"   Joan Osborne Relish 5:22
4. "Kiss from a Rose"   Seal Seal, Batman Forever: Music from the Motion Picture 4:49
5. "Waterfalls"   TLC CrazySexyCool 4:41
6. "I Can Love You Like That"   All-4-One And the Music Speaks 4:24
7. "You Are Not Alone"   Michael Jackson HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I 5:47
8. "You Oughta Know"   Alanis Morissette Jagged Little Pill 4:08
9. "Baby"   Brandy Brandy 5:15
10. "Let Her Cry"   Hootie & the Blowfish Cracked Rear View 5:08
11. "Any Man of Mine"   Shania Twain The Woman in Me 4:05

1997[edit]

1997 Grammy Nominees covers the top contenders for the Grammy Awards of 1997, and did two better than its predecessor in the series, hitting number fourteen on the Billboard 200 chart. It features two Billboard Hot 100 number-one hits, "Because You Loved Me", and "Un-Break My Heart"

1997 Grammy Nominees
Compilation album by Various artists
Released February 11, 1997
Genre Pop
Length 54:41
Label Polygram
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[4]
No. Title Music Album Length
1. "Give Me One Reason"   Tracy Chapman New Beginning 4:29
2. "Change the World"   Eric Clapton Phenomenon: Music from the Original Motion Picture 3:55
3. "Because You Loved Me"   Celine Dion Falling into You 4:35
4. "Ironic"   Alanis Morissette Jagged Little Pill 3:49
5. "1979"   The Smashing Pumpkins Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness 4:25
6. "Stupid Girl"   Garbage Garbage 4:21
7. "Who Will Save Your Soul"   Jewel Pieces of You 4:01
8. "Spiderwebs"   No Doubt Tragic Kingdom 4:28
9. "Nobody Knows"   The Tony Rich Project Words 5:09
10. "My Baby"   LeAnn Rimes Blue 2:51
11. "Un-Break My Heart"   Toni Braxton Secrets 4:32
12. "Get Out of This House"   Shawn Colvin A Few Small Repairs 4:17
13. "Reach"   Gloria Estefan Destiny 3:49

1998[edit]

1998 Grammy Nominees covers the top contenders for the Grammy Awards of 1998 and just missed hitting the top 10 of the Billboard 200 chart, peaking at number eleven. It features the Billboard Hot 100 number-one hit "MMMBop" by Hanson

1998 Grammy Nominees
Compilation album by Various artists
Released February 10, 1998
Genre Pop
Length 52:53
Label MCA
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[5]
No. Title Music Album Length
1. "Where Have All the Cowboys Gone?"   Paula Cole This Fire 4:28
2. "Sunny Came Home"   Shawn Colvin A Few Small Repairs 4:26
3. "Everyday Is a Winding Road"   Sheryl Crow Sheryl Crow 4:18
4. "MMMBop"   Hanson Middle of Nowhere 4:28
5. "I Believe I Can Fly"   R. Kelly R., Space Jam: Music from and Inspired by the Motion Picture 5:22
6. "Criminal"   Fiona Apple Tidal 5:43
7. "On & On"   Erykah Badu Baduizm 3:48
8. "Silver Springs"   Fleetwood Mac The Dance 5:43
9. "Virtual Insanity"   Jamiroquai Travelling without Moving 5:42
10. "Don't Speak"   No Doubt Tragic Kingdom 4:24
11. "Anybody Seen My Baby?"   The Rolling Stones Bridges to Babylon 4:31

1999[edit]

1999 Grammy Nominees covers the top contenders for the Grammy Awards of 1999, and became the series' first top 10 entry on the Billboard 200, peaking at number eight. It features three Billboard Hot 100 number-one hits, "The Boy Is Mine", "My Heart Will Go On", and "Doo Wop (That Thing)"

1999 Grammy Nominees
Compilation album by Various artists
Released February 9, 1999
Genre Pop
Length 71:09
Label Elektra
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[6]
No. Title Music Album Length
1. "The Boy Is Mine"   Brandy, Monica Never Say Never, The Boy Is Mine 4:56
2. "My Heart Will Go On"   Celine Dion Let's Talk About Love, Titanic: Music from the Motion Picture 4:41
3. "Iris"   Goo Goo Dolls City of Angels: Music from the Motion Picture, Dizzy Up the Girl 4:52
4. "Ray of Light"   Madonna Ray of Light 5:21
5. "You're Still the One"   Shania Twain Come on Over 3:35
6. "Everybody (Backstreet's Back)"   Backstreet Boys Backstreet Boys 4:48
7. "Amor Ti Vieta"   Andrea Bocelli Aria - The Opera Album 1:50
8. "Wide Open Spaces"   Dixie Chicks Wide Open Spaces 3:45
9. "Doo Wop (That Thing)"   Lauryn Hill The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill 4:03
10. "Torn"   Natalie Imbruglia Left of the Middle 4:06
11. "Save Tonight"   Eagle-Eye Cherry Desireless 3:59
12. "My Father's Eyes"   Eric Clapton Pilgrim 5:23
13. "Anytime"   Brian McKnight Anytime 4:33
14. "Lullaby"   Shawn Mullins Soul's Core 5:30
15. "You Were Meant for Me"   Sting The Object of My Affection 4:12

2000[edit]

Grammy Nominees 2000 covers the top contenders for the Grammy Awards of 2000. It became the series' second top ten entry on the Billboard 200 chart, peaking at number nine. It features five Billboard Hot 100 number-one hits, "Livin' La Vida Loca", "Smooth", "No Scrubs", "Genie in a Bottle", and "...Baby One More Time"

Grammy Nominees 2000
Compilation album by Various artists
Released February 8, 2000
Genre Pop
Length 55:02
Label RCA
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[7]
No. Title Music Album Length
1. "I Want It That Way"   Backstreet Boys Millennium 3:34
2. "Livin' la Vida Loca"   Ricky Martin Ricky Martin 4:03
3. "Smooth"   Santana featuring Rob Thomas Supernatural 4:55
4. "No Scrubs"   TLC Fanmail 3:35
5. "Genie in a Bottle"   Christina Aguilera Christina Aguilera 3:37
6. "Do Something"   Macy Gray On How Life Is 4:59
7. "Bawitdaba"   Kid Rock Devil Without a Cause 4:26
8. "...Baby One More Time"   Britney Spears ...Baby One More Time 3:31
9. "It Hurt So Bad"   Susan Tedeschi Just Won't Burn 4:48
10. "I Need to Know"   Marc Anthony Marc Anthony 3:48
11. "Mambo No. 5 (A Little Bit Of...)"   Lou Bega A Little Bit of Mambo 4:41
12. "Sogno"   Andrea Bocelli Sogno 4:03
13. "Brand New Day"   Sting Brand New Day 6:20

2001[edit]

Grammy Nominees 2001 covers the top contenders for the Grammy Awards of 2001. Unlike its two predecessors in the series, it failed to reach the top 10 of the Billboard 200 chart, instead only peaking at number twelve. It features three Billboard Hot 100 number-one hits, "Say My Name", "Music", and "What a Girl Wants"

Grammy Nominees 2001
Compilation album by Various artists
Released February 6, 2001
Genre Pop
Length 72:29
Label Capitol
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[8]
No. Title Music Album Length
1. "Say My Name"   Destiny's Child The Writing's on the Wall 4:30
2. "I Try"   Macy Gray On How Life Is 3:58
3. "Music"   Madonna Music 3:45
4. "Bye Bye Bye"   *NSYNC No Strings Attached 3:21
5. "Beautiful Day"   U2 All That You Can't Leave Behind 4:08
6. "Sexx Laws"   Beck Midnite Vultures 3:38
7. "The Real Slim Shady"   Eminem The Marshall Mathers LP 4:45
8. "Optimistic"   Radiohead Kid A 4:54
9. "You're the One"   Paul Simon You're the One 4:59
10. "Cousin Dupree"   Steely Dan Two Against Nature 5:27
11. "What a Girl Wants"   Christina Aguilera Christina Aguilera 3:34
12. "Save Me"   Aimee Mann Magnolia: Music from the Motion Picture 4:34
13. "Both Sides Now"   Joni Mitchell Both Sides Now 5:47
14. "Oops!... I Did It Again"   Britney Spears Oops!... I Did It Again 3:31
15. "Show Me the Meaning of Being Lonely"   Backstreet Boys Millennium 3:55
16. "Pinch Me"   Barenaked Ladies Maroon 4:45
17. "Breathless"   The Corrs In Blue 3:28

2002[edit]

Grammy Nominees 2002 covers the top contenders for the Grammy Awards of 2002, and, like the 2001 edition, peaked outside the top ten on the Billboard 200 chart, peaking at number thirteen. It features two Billboard Hot 100 number-one hits, "Fallin'", and "Ms. Jackson"

Grammy Nominees 2002
Compilation album by Various artists
Released February 5, 2002
Genre Pop
Length 73:00
Label UTV Records
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[9]
No. Title Music Album Length
1. "Video"   India.Arie Acoustic Soul 4:07
2. "Fallin'"   Alicia Keys Songs in A Minor 3:30
3. "Ms. Jackson"   OutKast Stankonia 3:59
4. "Drops of Jupiter (Tell Me)"   Train Drops of Jupiter 4:19
5. "Walk On"   U2 All That You Can't Leave Behind 4:55
6. "Honest with Me"   Bob Dylan Love and Theft 5:47
7. "I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow"   The Soggy Bottom Boys O Brother, Where Art Thou? 3:10
8. "I'm Like a Bird"   Nelly Furtado Whoa, Nelly! 4:04
9. "Babylon"   David Gray White Ladder 4:46
10. "Fill Me In"   Craig David Born to Do It 4:15
11. "You Rock My World"   Michael Jackson Invincible 5:07
12. "I Want Love"   Elton John Songs from the West Coast 4:35
13. "Still"   Brian McKnight Superhero 4:19
14. "Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight"   James Taylor Nearness of You: The Ballad Book 4:41
15. "Shape of My Heart"   Backstreet Boys Black & Blue 3:50
16. "Superman (It's Not Easy)"   Five for Fighting America Town 3:40
17. "Imitation of Life"   R.E.M. Reveal 3:56

2003[edit]

Grammy Nominees 2003 covers the top contenders for the Grammy Awards of 2003, and returned the series to the top 10 of the Billboard 200 chart, peaking at number six. It features three Billboard Hot 100 number-one hits, "How You Remind Me", "Hot In Herre", and "Foolish"

Grammy Nominees 2003
Compilation album by Various artists
Released February 11, 2003
Genre Pop
Length 71:34
Label Warner Bros.
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[10]
No. Title Music Album Length
1. "A Thousand Miles"   Vanessa Carlton Be Not Nobody 3:58
2. "Don't Know Why"   Norah Jones Come Away with Me 3:06
3. "How You Remind Me"   Nickelback Silver Side Up 3:44
4. "Landslide"   Dixie Chicks Home 3:48
5. "Without Me"   Eminem The Eminem Show 4:23
6. "Hot in Herre"   Nelly Nellyville 3:50
7. "Foolish"   Ashanti Ashanti 3:49
8. "All You Wanted"   Michelle Branch The Spirit Room 3:37
9. "Complicated"   Avril Lavigne Let Go 4:04
10. "Your Body Is a Wonderland"   John Mayer Room for Squares 4:06
11. "Soak Up the Sun"   Sheryl Crow C'mon, C'mon 3:18
12. "Get the Party Started"   Pink Missundaztood 3:12
13. "Overprotected"   Britney Spears Britney 3:19
14. "7 Days"   Craig David Born to Do It 3:54
15. "Fragile"   Sting ...All This Time 4:21
16. "October Road"   James Taylor October Road 3:57
17. "Girl All the Bad Guys Want"   Bowling for Soup Drunk Enough to Dance 3:18
18. "Where Are You Going"   Dave Matthews Band Busted Stuff 3:51
19. "Girlfriend"   *NSYNC Celebrity 3:59

2004[edit]

2004 Grammy Nominees covers the top contenders for the Grammy Awards of 2004, and debuted at number four on the Billboard 200 chart, becoming, at that point, the series' highest-charting volume. It features four Billboard Hot 100 number-one hits, "Crazy In Love", "Lose Yourself", "The Way You Move", and "In da Club"

2004 Grammy Nominees
Compilation album by Various artists
Released January 20, 2004
Genre Pop
Length 79:23
Label BMG
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[11]
No. Title Music Album Length
1. "Crazy in Love"   Beyoncé featuring Jay-Z Dangerously in Love 3:44
2. "Where Is the Love?"   The Black Eyed Peas featuring Justin Timberlake Elephunk 4:05
3. "Clocks"   Coldplay A Rush of Blood to the Head 4:11
4. "Lose Yourself"   Eminem Music from and Inspired by the Motion Picture 8 Mile 4:25
5. "Work It"   Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott Under Construction 4:22
6. "Going Under"   Evanescence Fallen 3:33
7. "The Way You Move"   OutKast featuring Sleepy Brown Speakerboxxx/The Love Below 3:24
8. "Cry Me a River"   Justin Timberlake Justified 4:29
9. "Beautiful"   Christina Aguilera Stripped 3:58
10. "I'm with You"   Avril Lavigne Let Go 3:42
11. "Dance with My Father"   Luther Vandross Dance with My Father 4:26
12. "Keep Me in Your Heart"   Warren Zevon The Wind 3:02
13. "In da Club"   50 Cent Get Rich or Die Tryin' 3:14
14. "Stacy's Mom"   Fountains of Wayne Welcome Interstate Managers 3:17
15. "I Wish I Wasn't"   Heather Headley This Is Who I Am 4:17
16. "Gimme the Light"   Sean Paul Dutty Rock 3:14
17. "Any Road"   George Harrison Brainwashed 3:50
18. "Ain't No Mountain High Enough"   Michael McDonald Motown 2:50
19. "Send Your Love"   Sting Sacred Love 3:33
20. "Hole in the World"   Eagles The Very Best of the Eagles 3:58
21. "Unwell"   Matchbox Twenty More Than You Think You Are 3:49

2005[edit]

2005 Grammy Nominees covers the top contenders for the Grammy Awards of 2005, and matched the series' best chart peak of number four on the Billboard 200 chart. It features the Billboard Hot 100 number-one hit "Burn" by Usher

2005 Grammy Nominees
Compilation album by Various artists
Released January 25, 2005
Recorded January 2002-May 2004
Genre Pop
Length 79:41
Label Capitol
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[12]
No. Title Music Album Length
1. "Let's Get It Started"   The Black Eyed Peas Elephunk 3:38
2. "Here We Go Again"   Ray Charles and Norah Jones Genius Loves Company 3:56
3. "American Idiot"   Green Day American Idiot 2:56
4. "Heaven"   Los Lonely Boys Los Lonely Boys 3:36
5. "If I Ain't Got You"   Alicia Keys The Diary of Alicia Keys 3:49
6. "Burn"   Usher Confessions 3:49
7. "Through the Wire"   Kanye West The College Dropout 3:41
8. "She Will Be Loved"   Maroon 5 Songs About Jane 4:02
9. "You Had Me"   Joss Stone Mind, Body & Soul 3:59
10. "Redneck Woman"   Gretchen Wilson Here for the Party 3:41
11. "The First Cut Is the Deepest"   Sheryl Crow The Very Best of Sheryl Crow 3:46
12. "Sunrise"   Norah Jones Feels like Home 3:19
13. "You Raise Me Up"   Josh Groban Closer 4:01
14. "Daughters"   John Mayer Heavier Things 3:58
15. "Cinnamon Girl"   Prince Musicology 3:57
16. "Love's Divine"   Seal Seal IV 4:05
17. "My Immortal"   Evanescence Fallen 4:33
18. "Good Vibrations"   Brian Wilson Smile 4:36
19. "Monkey to Man"   Elvis Costello & The Imposters The Delivery Man 3:56
20. "Vertigo"   U2 How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb 3:12
21. "Ch-Check It Out"   Beastie Boys To the 5 Boroughs 3:11

2006[edit]

2006 Grammy Nominees covers the top contenders for the Grammy Awards of 2006. It failed to reach the top 10 of the Billboard 200 chart, instead peaking at number 14. This is the only album in the Grammy Nominees series to not contain a Billboard Hot 100 number-one hit.

2006 Grammy Nominees
Compilation album by Various artists
Released January 24, 2006
Genre Pop
Length 79:45
Label Sony BMG
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[13]
No. Title Music Album Length
1. "Feel Good Inc."   Gorillaz, De La Soul Demon Days 3:28
2. "Boulevard of Broken Dreams"   Green Day American Idiot 4:21
3. "It's like That"   Mariah Carey featuring Jermaine Dupri and Fatman Scoop The Emancipation of Mimi 3:23
4. "Fine Line"   Paul McCartney Chaos and Creation in the Backyard 3:06
5. "City of Blinding Lights"   U2 How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb 4:13
6. "Bless the Broken Road"   Rascal Flatts Feels Like Today 3:42
7. "Devils & Dust"   Bruce Springsteen Devils & Dust 4:51
8. "Ordinary People"   John Legend Get Lifted 4:33
9. "Sitting, Waiting, Wishing"   Jack Johnson In Between Dreams 3:00
10. "Walk On By"   Seal Best 1991–2004 3:13
11. "Lonely No More"   Rob Thomas ...Something to Be 3:46
12. "From the Bottom of My Heart"   Stevie Wonder A Time to Love 3:55
13. "Since U Been Gone"   Kelly Clarkson Breakaway 3:08
14. "Good Is Good"   Sheryl Crow Wildflower 4:13
15. "Speed of Sound"   Coldplay X&Y 4:21
16. "Best of You"   Foo Fighters In Your Honor 4:16
17. "Rain Fall Down"   The Rolling Stones A Bigger Bang 3:57
18. "The Painter"   Neil Young Prairie Wind 4:00
19. "E-Pro"   Beck Guero 3:19
20. "Soul Meets Body"   Death Cab for Cutie Plans 3:26
21. "Do You Want To"   Franz Ferdinand You Could Have It So Much Better 3:34

2007[edit]

Grammy Nominees 2007 covers the top contenders for the Grammy Awards of 2007, and is, thus far, the highest-charting album in the series, debuting at number three on the Billboard 200 chart. It features three Billboard Hot 100 number-one hits, "SexyBack", "You're Beautiful", and "Bad Day"

2007 Grammy Nominees
Compilation album by Various artists
Released January 23, 2007
Genre Pop
Length 78:55
Label Sony BMG
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[14]
No. Title Music Album Length
1. "Crazy"   Gnarls Barkley St. Elsewhere 2:51
2. "Be Without You"   Mary J. Blige The Breakthrough 3:52
3. "Put Your Records On"   Corinne Bailey Rae Corinne Bailey Rae 3:33
4. "Waiting on the World to Change"   John Mayer Continuum 3:19
5. "Dani California"   Red Hot Chili Peppers Stadium Arcadium 4:40
6. "SexyBack"   Justin Timberlake FutureSex/LoveSounds 3:48
7. "Not Ready to Make Nice"   Dixie Chicks Taking the Long Way 3:54
8. "Jesus, Take the Wheel"   Carrie Underwood Some Hearts 3:44
9. "Hide and Seek"   Imogen Heap Speak for Yourself 2:57
10. "Ain't No Other Man"   Christina Aguilera Back to Basics 3:47
11. "Unwritten"   Natasha Bedingfield Unwritten 3:50
12. "You Can Close Your Eyes"   Sheryl Crow Artist's Choice: Sheryl Crow 2:07
13. "Stupid Girls"   Pink I'm Not Dead 3:14
14. "Black Horse and the Cherry Tree"   KT Tunstall Eye to the Telescope 2:51
15. "You're Beautiful"   James Blunt Back to Bedlam 3:20
16. "Save Room"   John Legend Once Again 3:42
17. "Jenny Wren"   Paul McCartney Chaos and Creation in the Backyard 2:08
18. "Bad Day"   Daniel Powter Daniel Powter 3:53
19. "My Humps"   The Black Eyed Peas Monkey Business 3:44
20. "I Will Follow You into the Dark"   Death Cab for Cutie Plans 3:09
21. "Over My Head (Cable Car)"   The Fray How to Save a Life 3:55
22. "Is It Any Wonder?"   Keane Under the Iron Sea 3:02
23. "Stickwitu"   The Pussycat Dolls PCD 3:28

2008[edit]

Grammy Nominees 2008 covers the top contenders for the Grammy Awards of 2008, and debuted at number four on the Billboard 200 chart. It features five Billboard Hot 100 number-one hits, "What Goes Around.../...Comes Around", "Irreplaceable", "Makes Me Wonder", "Say It Right", and "Hey There Delilah"

2008 Grammy Nominees
Compilation album by Various artists
Released January 29, 2008
Genre Pop
Length 79:49
Label UMe
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[15]
No. Title Music Album Length
1. "What Goes Around.../...Comes Around"   Justin Timberlake FutureSex/LoveSounds 5:11
2. "Rehab"   Amy Winehouse Back to Black 3:33
3. "Irreplaceable"   Beyoncé B'Day 3:46
4. "The Pretender"   Foo Fighters Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace 4:27
5. "Makes Me Wonder"   Maroon 5 It Won't Be Soon Before Long 3:31
6. "1234"   Feist The Reminder 3:08
7. "(You Want To) Make a Memory"   Bon Jovi Lost Highway 4:04
8. "Dance Tonight"   Paul McCartney Memory Almost Full 2:52
9. "Candyman"   Christina Aguilera Back to Basics 3:13
10. "Say It Right"   Nelly Furtado Loose 3:41
11. "Good Life"   Kanye West featuring T-Pain Graduation 3:28
12. "River"   Herbie Hancock featuring Corinne Bailey Rae River: The Joni Letters 5:02
13. "What You Give Away"   Vince Gill and Sheryl Crow These Days 3:50
14. "Before He Cheats"   Carrie Underwood Some Hearts 3:17
15. "Hey There Delilah"   Plain White T's Every Second Counts 3:46
16. "Like a Star"   Corinne Bailey Rae Corinne Bailey Rae 3:58
17. "Working Class Hero"   Green Day Instant Karma: The Amnesty International Campaign to Save Darfur 4:01
18. "It's Not Over"   Daughtry Daughtry 3:31
19. "If Everyone Cared"   Nickelback All the Right Reasons 3:35
20. "Icky Thump"   The White Stripes Icky Thump 3:46
21. "Instant Karma!"   U2 Instant Karma: The Amnesty International Campaign to Save Darfur 3:09

2009[edit]

Grammy Nominees 2009 covers the top contenders for the Grammy Awards of 2009 and debuted at number six on the Billboard 200 chart. It features four Billboard Hot 100 number-one hits, "Viva La Vida", "I Kissed a Girl", "Bleeding Love", and "So What"

2009 Grammy Nominees
Compilation album by Various artists
Released January 27, 2009
Genre Pop
Length 79:16
Label Rhino
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[16]
No. Title Music Album Length
1. "Viva la Vida"   Coldplay Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends 3:44
2. "American Boy"   Estelle featuring Kanye West Shine 4:02
3. "Love Song"   Sara Bareilles Little Voice 3:53
4. "Closer"   Ne-Yo Year of the Gentleman 3:55
5. "Got Money"   Lil Wayne featuring T-Pain Tha Carter III 4:06
6. "Please Read the Letter"   Robert Plant and Alison Krauss Raising Sand 3:56
7. "House of Cards"   Radiohead In Rainbows 5:29
8. "Love Don't Live Here"   Lady Antebellum Lady Antebellum 3:51
9. "Burnin' Up"   Jonas Brothers featuring Big Rob A Little Bit Longer 2:55
10. "Need U Bad"   Jazmine Sullivan featuring Missy Elliott Fearless 4:13
11. "Mercy"   Duffy Rockferry 3:41
12. "Paper Planes"   M.I.A. Kala 3:24
13. "Chasing Pavements"   Adele 19 3:32
14. "I Kissed a Girl"   Katy Perry One of the Boys 3:01
15. "Bleeding Love"   Leona Lewis Spirit 4:01
16. "So What"   Pink Funhouse 3:35
17. "Going On"   Gnarls Barkley The Odd Couple 2:55
18. "Apologize"   OneRepublic Dreaming Out Loud 3:28
19. "Won't Go Home Without You"   Maroon 5 It Won't Be Soon Before Long 3:46
20. "Waiting in the Weeds"   Eagles Long Road Out of Eden 7:46

2010[edit]

Grammy Nominees 2010 covers the top contenders for the Grammy Awards of 2010. It debuted at number five on the Billboard 200 chart. The album has sold 235,000 copies as of March 2010.[17] It features three Billboard Hot 100 number-one hits, "I Gotta Feeling", "Poker Face", and "My Life Would Suck Without You"

2010 Grammy Nominees
Compilation album by Various artists
Released January 19, 2010
Genre Pop
Length 79:29
Label EMI Music
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[18]
No. Title Music Album Length
1. "I Gotta Feeling"   The Black Eyed Peas The E.N.D. 4:06
2. "Poker Face"   Lady Gaga The Fame 3:57
3. "Use Somebody"   Kings of Leon Only by the Night 3:51
4. "You and Me"   Dave Matthews Band Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King 4:19
5. "You Belong with Me"   Taylor Swift Fearless 3:51
6. "Fallin' for You"   Colbie Caillat Breakthrough 3:37
7. "You Found Me"   The Fray The Fray 4:02
8. "Sober"   Pink Funhouse 4:12
9. "My Life Would Suck Without You"   Kelly Clarkson All I Ever Wanted 3:33
10. "Hot n Cold"   Katy Perry One of the Boys 3:41
11. "Halo"   Beyoncé I Am... Sasha Fierce 3:45
12. "Hometown Glory"   Adele 19 3:32
13. "Chicken Fried"   Zac Brown Band The Foundation 3:34
14. "It Happens"   Sugarland Love on the Inside 3:01
15. "I Run to You"   Lady Antebellum Lady Antebellum 3:48
16. "Here Comes Goodbye"   Rascal Flatts Unstoppable 4:05
17. "21 Guns"   Green Day 21st Century Breakdown 5:22
18. "Life in Technicolor II"   Coldplay Prospekt's March 3:37
19. "I'll Go Crazy If I Don't Go Crazy Tonight"   U2 No Line on the Horizon 4:13
20. "Can't Find My Way Home"   Eric Clapton, Steve Winwood Live from Madison Square Garden 5:32

2011[edit]

The track listing for 2011 Grammy Nominees was revealed on January 6, 2011, and the album was released on January 25, 2011.[19] The album has sold 204,000 copies as of April 2011.[20] It features four Billboard Hot 100 number-one hits, "Nothin' on You", "California Gurls", "Love the Way You Lie", and "Just the Way You Are".

2011 Grammy Nominees
Compilation album by Various artists
Released January 25, 2011
Genre Various
Length 74:32
Label Jive Records
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[21]
No. Title Music Album Length
1. "Forget You"   Cee Lo Green The Lady Killer 3:43
2. "Nothin' on You"   B.o.B featuring Bruno Mars B.o.B Presents: The Adventures of Bobby Ray 3:44
3. "California Gurls"   Katy Perry featuring Snoop Dogg Teenage Dream 3:55
4. "Telephone"   Lady Gaga featuring Beyoncé The Fame Monster 3:41
5. "Love the Way You Lie"   Eminem featuring Rihanna Recovery 4:25
6. "Need You Now"   Lady Antebellum Need You Now 3:54
7. "Ready to Start"   Arcade Fire The Suburbs 4:19
8. "Whataya Want from Me"   Adam Lambert For Your Entertainment 3:47
9. "Half of My Heart"   John Mayer with Taylor Swift Battle Studies 3:54
10. "Haven't Met You Yet"   Michael Bublé Crazy Love 4:05
11. "Just the Way You Are"   Bruno Mars Doo-Wops & Hooligans 3:38
12. "This Is It"   Michael Jackson Michael Jackson's This Is It 3:42
13. "Beg Steal or Borrow"   Ray LaMontagne and the Pariah Dogs God Willin' & the Creek Don't Rise 4:32
14. "The House That Built Me"   Miranda Lambert Revolution 3:47
15. "Babyfather"   Sade Soldier of Love 4:02
16. "The Only Exception"   Paramore Brand New Eyes 4:27
17. "Hey, Soul Sister" (live) Train iTunes Session 3:33
18. "Misery"   Maroon 5 Hands All Over 3:33
19. "Don't Stop Believin'" (Regionals version) Glee Cast Glee: The Music, Journey to Regionals 3:43

2012[edit]

The 2012 edition was released on January 24, 2012.[22][23] The album has sold 323,000 copies as of May 2012.[24] It features five Billboard Hot 100 number-one hits, "Rolling in the Deep", "Grenade", "Firework", "Moves Like Jagger", and "What's My Name".

2012 Grammy Nominees
Compilation album by Various artists
Released January 24, 2012
Length 79:46
Label Universal Republic Records
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[25]
No. Title Music Album Length
1. "Rolling in the Deep"   Adele 21 3:48
2. "Grenade"   Bruno Mars Doo-Wops & Hooligans 3:41
3. "Firework"   Katy Perry Teenage Dream 3:43
4. "Moves like Jagger"   Maroon 5 featuring Christina Aguilera Hands All Over 3:21
5. "Super Bass"   Nicki Minaj Pink Friday 3:21
6. "What's My Name?"   Rihanna featuring Drake Loud 3:50
7. "Work Out"   J. Cole Cole World: The Sideline Story 3:46
8. "You and I"   Lady Gaga Born This Way 4:06
9. "Pumped Up Kicks"   Foster the People Torches 3:31
10. "Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites"   Skrillex Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites 3:16
11. "Paradise"   Coldplay Mylo Xyloto 4:38
12. "Walk"   Foo Fighters Wasting Light 4:16
13. "If I Die Young"   The Band Perry The Band Perry 3:35
14. "The Cave"   Mumford & Sons Sigh No More 3:36
15. "Holocene"   Bon Iver Bon Iver, Bon Iver 4:18
16. "Just a Kiss"   Lady Antebellum Own the Night 3:37
17. "Mean"   Taylor Swift Speak Now 3:56
18. "Honey Bee"   Blake Shelton Red River Blue 3:17
19. "Drink in My Hand"   Eric Church Chief 3:11
20. "Dearest"   The Black Keys Rave On Buddy Holly 2:04
21. "Don't You Wanna Stay"   Jason Aldean with Kelly Clarkson My Kinda Party 3:15
22. "Body and Soul"   Tony Bennett & Amy Winehouse Duets II 3:20

2013[edit]

2013 Grammy Nominees covers the top contenders for the Grammy Awards of 2013.[26] The album has sold 315,000 copies as of May 2013. It features six Billboard Hot 100 number-one hits, "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)", "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together", "Somebody That I Used to Know", "We Are Young", "Call Me Maybe", and "Set Fire to the Rain".[27]

2013 Grammy Nominees
Compilation album by Various artists
Released January 22, 2013
Genre Pop
Label Capitol
No. Title Music Album Length
1. "Lonely Boy"   The Black Keys El Camino 3:13
2. "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)"   Kelly Clarkson Stronger 3:41
3. "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together"   Taylor Swift Red 3:11
4. "Somebody That I Used to Know"   Gotye featuring Kimbra Making Mirrors 3:27
5. "Wide Awake"   Katy Perry Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection 3:39
6. "We Are Young"   Fun featuring Janelle Monáe Some Nights 3:52
7. "Shake It Out"   Florence and the Machine Ceremonials 3:51
8. "Try"   Pink The Truth About Love 4:00
9. "Payphone"   Maroon 5 featuring Wiz Khalifa Overexposed 3:51
10. "Call Me Maybe"   Carly Rae Jepsen Kiss 3:13
11. "Adorn"   Miguel Kaleidoscope Dream 3:13
12. "The A Team"   Ed Sheeran + 3:42
13. "Wanted"   Hunter Hayes Hunter Hayes 3:48
14. "Ho Hey"   The Lumineers The Lumineers 2:34
15. "Hold On"   Alabama Shakes Boys & Girls 3:45
16. "I Will Wait"   Mumford & Sons Babel 4:35
17. "Pyramids"   Frank Ocean Channel Orange 3:59
18. "We Take Care of Our Own"   Bruce Springsteen Wrecking Ball 3:53
19. "Freedom at 21"   Jack White Blunderbuss 2:46
20. "Madness"   Muse The 2nd Law 3:34
21. "Charlie Brown"   Coldplay Mylo Xyloto 3:45
22. "Set Fire to the Rain" (Live) Adele Live at the Royal Albert Hall 4:10

2014[edit]

Grammy Nominees 2014 covers the top contenders for the Grammy Awards of 2014. The album has sold 309,000 copies in the US as of July 2014.[28] It features five Billboard Hot 100 number-one hits, "Locked Out of Heaven", "Blurred Lines", "Royals", "Roar", and "Just Give Me a Reason".

2014 Grammy Nominees
Compilation album by Various artists
Released January 17, 2014 (Australia)
January 21, 2014 (US)
Genre Pop
Length 70:19
Label Atlantic
No. Title Music Album Length
1. "Locked Out of Heaven"   Bruno Mars Unorthodox Jukebox 3:53
2. "Blurred Lines"   Robin Thicke featuring T.I. and Pharrell Williams Blurred Lines 4:23
3. "Royals"   Lorde Pure Heroine 3:11
4. "Radioactive"   Imagine Dragons Night Visions 3:08
5. "Get Lucky"   Daft Punk featuring Pharrell Williams Random Access Memories 4:09
6. "Roar"   Katy Perry Prism 3:44
7. "Mirrors"   Justin Timberlake The 20/20 Experience 4:39
8. "Brave"   Sara Bareilles The Blessed Unrest 3:41
9. "Same Love"   Macklemore and Ryan Lewis featuring Mary Lambert The Heist 5:20
10. "Retrograde"   James Blake Overgrown 3:45
11. "Swimming Pools (Drank)"   Kendrick Lamar Good Kid, M.A.A.D City 4:09
12. "Lego House"   Ed Sheeran + 3:04
13. "Just Give Me a Reason"   Pink featuring Nate Ruess The Truth About Love 4:03
14. "Begin Again"   Taylor Swift Red 3:58
15. "Mine Would Be You"   Blake Shelton Based on a True Story... 4:00
16. "Merry Go 'Round"   Kacey Musgraves Same Trailer Different Park 3:29
17. "Highway Don't Care"   Tim McGraw featuring Taylor Swift and Keith Urban Two Lanes of Freedom 4:37
18. "Take a Little Ride"   Jason Aldean Night Train 3:06

2015[edit]

2015 Grammy Nominees
Compilation album by Various artists
Released January 20, 2015
Genre
Length 75:43
Label RCA

2015 Grammy Nominees covers the Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Pop Vocal Album, Best Pop Solo Performance, and Best Country Duo/Group Performance nominees for the 57th Annual Grammy Awards.

The album debuted at number 12 on the US Billboard 200 on the week dated February 7, 2015, and peaked at number 9 three weeks later. It also peaked at number 2 on the Canadian Albums Chart.

It features seven Billboard Hot 100 number-one hits: "Shake It Off", "Fancy", "All About That Bass", "Dark Horse", "Wrecking Ball", "All of Me", and "Happy".

No. Title Music Album Length
1. "Shake It Off"   Taylor Swift 1989 3:39
2. "Fancy"   Iggy Azalea featuring Charli XCX The New Classic 3:18
3. "Sing"   Ed Sheeran × 3:53
4. "Problem"   Ariana Grande featuring Iggy Azalea My Everything 3:13
5. "All About That Bass"   Meghan Trainor Title 3:08
6. "Dark Horse"   Katy Perry featuring Juicy J Prism 3:35
7. "A Sky Full of Stars"   Coldplay Ghost Stories 3:56
8. "Wrecking Ball"   Miley Cyrus Bangerz 3:42
9. "Chandelier"   Sia 1000 Forms of Fear 3:36
10. "All of Me" (Live) John Legend Love in the Future 4:59
11. "Take Me to Church"   Hozier Hozier 4:01
12. "Drunk in Love"   Beyoncé featuring Jay Z Beyoncé 5:23
13. "Come Get It Bae"   Pharrell Williams Girl 3:22
14. "Stay with Me" (Darkchild Version) Sam Smith In the Lonely Hour 2:51
15. "Blue Moon"   Beck Morning Phase 4:00
16. "Raise 'Em Up"   Keith Urban featuring Eric Church Fuse 3:03
17. "Gentle on My Mind"   The Band Perry Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me 3:09
18. "Meanwhile Back at Mama's"   Tim McGraw featuring Faith Hill Sundown Heaven Town 3:47
19. "Somethin' Bad"   Miranda Lambert with Carrie Underwood Platinum 2:49
20. "Day Drinking"   Little Big Town Pain Killer 2:58
21. "Happy" (Live) Pharrell Williams Previously unreleased; studio version featured on Girl 3:21

2016[edit]

2016 Grammy Nominees
Compilation album by Various artists
Released January 22, 2016
Genre
Length 77:51
Label Republic

2016 Grammy Nominees covers the Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Best New Artist, Best Pop Duo/Group Performance, and Best Country Solo Performance nominees for the 58th Annual Grammy Awards. The album features four Billboard Hot 100 number-one hits: "Uptown Funk", "Blank Space", "Can't Feel My Face", and "See You Again".

No. Title Music Album Length
1. "Uptown Funk"   Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars Uptown Special 4:30
2. "Blank Space"   Taylor Swift 1989 3:51
3. "Can't Feel My Face"   The Weeknd Beauty Behind the Madness 3:35
4. "Thinking Out Loud"   Ed Sheeran × 4:39
5. "Sugar"   Maroon 5 V 3:54
6. "Ship to Wreck"   Florence and the Machine How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful 3:54
7. "Don't Wanna Fight"   Alabama Shakes Sound & Color 3:52
8. "Really Love"   D'Angelo and the Vanguard Black Messiah 3:58
9. "Alright"   Kendrick Lamar To Pimp a Butterfly 3:14
10. "Traveller"   Chris Stapleton Traveller 3:41
11. "Girl Crush"   Little Big Town Pain Killer 3:13
12. "See You Again" (from Furious 7) Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth Furious 7: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack 3:49
13. "Lips Are Movin"   Meghan Trainor Title 3:01
14. "Should've Been Us"   Tori Kelly Unbreakable Smile 3:04
15. "Take Your Time"   Sam Hunt Montevallo 3:38
16. "Hold Back the River"   James Bay Chaos and the Calm 3:40
17. "Pedestrian at Best"   Courtney Barnett Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit 3:50
18. "Little Toy Guns"   Carrie Underwood Greatest Hits: Decade #1 3:30
19. "Burning House"   Cam Untamed 3:38
20. "Chances Are"   Lee Ann Womack The Way I'm Livin' 3:40
21. "John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16"   Keith Urban Ripcord 3:40

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