More Grammy nominees - SOUNDS FAMILIAR by Baby Gil

() - January 12, 2001 - 12:00am
Unpredictable and controversial are words that aptly describes the forthcoming announcement of the winners of the 43rd Grammy Awards. Controversial if Eminem’s very successful mother/female/Grammy bashing album The Marshall Mathers LP gets the Album of the Year Award. And can you envision what ruckus the fans of Britney Spears would raise if her Oops. . . I Did It Again loses out to Joni Mitchell’s Both Sides Now. Likewise ‘N Sync’s Bye Bye Bye to Steely Dan’s Cousin Dupree. Whatever happens the vast range of nominees this year promises a most interesting awards ceremonies.

Here are more of the other nominees:

R&B Female Vocal: Aaliyah Try Again; Erykah Badu Bag Lady; Toni Braxton He Wasn’t Man Enough; Kelly Price As We Lay; Jill Scott Getting in the Way.

R&B Male Vocal: D’Angelo Untitled (How Does It Feel); Joe I Wanna Know; R. Kelly I Wish; Brian Mc-Knight Stay or Let It Go; Sisqo Thong Song.

R&B Duo or Group Vocal: Boyz II Men Pass You By; Destiny’s Child Say My Name; Wyclef Jean Feat. Mary J. Blige 911; Lucy Pearl Dance Tonight; BeBe Winans Feat. Brian McKnight & Joe Coming Back Home.

R&B Song: Bag Lady by Erykah Badu; He Wasn’t Man Enough by Toni Braxton; Say My Name by Destiny’s Child; Thong Song by Sisqo; Untitled (How Does It Feel by D’ Angelo.

R&B Album: Nathan/Michael/Shawn/Wanya by Boyz II Men; The Heat by Toni Braxton; Voodoo by D’ Angelo; My Name is Joe by Joe; Who is Jill Scott? by Jill Scott; Unleash the Dragon by Sisqo.

R&B Traditional Album: All the Man You Need by Will Downing: Cool by George Duke; That’s for Sure by Jeffrey Osborne; Gotta Get the Groove Back by Johnnie Taylor; Ear-Resistible by The Temptations.

Rap Solo: Common The Light; DMX Party Up; Eminem The Real Slim Shady; Mystikal Shake Ya Ass; Nelly Country Grammar.

Rap Duo or Group: Beastie Boys Alive; De La Soul Feat. Redman Oooh; Dr. Dre Feat. Eminem Forget About Dre; Dr. Dre Feat. Snoop Doggy Dog The Next Episode; Jay-Z Feat. UGK Big Pimpin’.

Rap Album: And Then There was X by DMX; Dr. Dre-2001 by Dr. Dre; The Marshall Mathers LP by Eminem; Vol. 3 Life and Times of S. Carter by Jay-Z; Country Grammar by Nelly.

Latin Pop Album: Mi Reflejo by Christina Aguilera; Oscar de la Joya by Oscar de la Joya; Vivo by Luis Miguel; El Alma al Aire by Alejandro Sanz; Shakira MTV Unplugged by Shakira.

Musical Show Album: Aida; Kiss Me Kate; The Music Man; Swing!; The Wild Party.

Compilation Soundtrack: Almost Famous; Fantasia 2000; High Fidelity; Magnolia; The Sopranos.

Score Soundtrack: American Beauty; The Cider House Rules; Gladiator; Magnolia; Toy Story 2.

Song for Motion Picture, Television, Others: The Great Beyond from Man on the Moon; Independent Women Part 1 from Charlie’s Angels; Save Me from Magnolia; Things Have Changed from Wonder Boys; When She Loved Me from Toy Story 2.

Music Video (Short Form): Fire by Busta Rhymes; Learn to Fly by Foo Fighters; What Do You Say by Reba McEntire: Broken Home by Papa Roach; Will 2K by Will Smith.

Music Video (Long Form): Endless Harmony The Beachboys Story; American Masters: Ella Fitzgerald, Something to Live for; Gimme Some Truth, the Making of John Lennon’s Imagine Album; Teatro by Willie Nelson; The Art of Piano: Great Pianists of the 20th Century.

Jazz Vocal: Live at Yoshe’s by Dee Dee Bridgewater; Merry Go Round by Freddy Cole; Live in Chicago by Kurt Elling; Soulcall by Nnenna Freelon: In the Moment – Live in Concert. Diane Reeves.

Jazz Instrumental Solo: Passion Dance by Kenny Barron; I Thought About You by Terence Blanchard; Outrance by Michael Brecker, I Got It Bad and That Ain’t Good by Keith Jarrett; Go Get It by Pat Metheny.

Jazz Instrumental Album: Spirit Song by Kenny Brron; Time is of the Essence by Michael Brecker; Prime Directive by Dave Holland Quintet; Contemporary Jazz by Branford Marsalis; In & Out by Martial Solal & Johnny Griffin.

Contemporary Jazz Album: Outbound by Bela Fleck & the Flecktones; Yes! Please by Fourplay; Re:Animation Live by Hagans/Belden; A Brighter Day by Ronny Jordan; Here’s the Deal by Liquid Soul.

Country Album: Let’s Make Sure We Kiss Goodbye by Vince Gill; Breathe by Faith Hill; Under the Influence by Alan Jackson; I Hope You Dance by Lee Ann Womack; Real Live Woman by Trisha Yearwood.

Reggae Album: Life is a Miracle by Pato Banton; Art and Life by Beenie Man; Let Me be the One by Dennis Brown; Private & Confidential by Gregory Isaacs; Equality by Wailing Souls.

New Age Album: Whisper to the Wild Water by Maire Brennan; Highland Cathedral by Phil Coulter, Thinking of You by Kitaro; East of the Moon by David Lanz; In a Distant Place by Nakai, Eaton, Clipman & Nawang.

Classical Album: Bach: Goldberg Variations Murray Perahia, piano; Chopin: 24 Preludes, Op.28; Son. No.2; Op.35; Polonaise, Op.53 Evgeny Kissin, piano; Haydn: Piano Cons. Nos. 3,4 & 11 Leif Ove Andsnes, piano/conductor. "Mahler:Sym.No.10," Berliner Philharmonic; "Shostakovich: The String Quarters" The Emerson String Quartet.

Musical Album for Children: "More Songs from Pooh Corner" by Kenny Loggins; "Pillow Full of Wishes" by Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer; "Still the Same Me" by Sweet Honey in the Rock; This Pretty Planet by Tom Capin; Woody’s Roundup by Riders in the Sky.

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