Friday, December 7, 2007


Our Man of the Year has just been announced as the race leader in the tightly contested Grammy Awards, the biggest music conclave in the world.

Kanye West's nominations dominate the Rap field, with nominations for the Best Rap Album and double nominations in the Best Rap Song category - with both "Can't Tell Me Nothing" and "Good Life" vying for the award. Graduation is also in competition with Amy Winehouse's Back To Black, the Foo Fighters' Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace, Vince Gill's These Days and Herbie Hancock's River: The Joni Letters in the Album of the Year race.

For Best Rap Album, the nominees are:

Finding Forever -- Common
Kingdom Come -- Jay-Z
Hip Hop Is Dead -- Nas
T.I. vs T.I.P. -- T.I.
Graduation -- Kanye West

West and Winehouse were not the only artists with multiple nominations, five acts received five nods -- the Foo Fighters, Jay-Z, hip-hop producer Timbaland, Justin Timberlake, and T-Pain

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