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The complete list of nominees

December 08, 2004


Record of the Year: "Let's Get It Started," the Black Eyed Peas (, producer; Mark "Spike" Stent and, engineers/mixers); "Here We Go Again," Ray Charles and Norah Jones (John Burk, producer; Terry Howard and Al Schmitt, engineers/mixers); "American Idiot," Green Day (Billie Joe Armstrong, Rob Cavallo, Mike Dirnt and Tre Cool, producers; Chris Lord-Alge and Doug McKean, engineers/mixers); "Heaven," Los Lonely Boys (John Porter, producer; Steve Chadie & John Porter, engineers/mixers); "Yeah!," Usher Featuring Lil Jon and Ludacris (Jonathan "Lil Jon" Smith, producer; John Frye, Donnie Scantz, Jonathan "Lil Jon" Smith, the Trak Starz & Mark Vinten, engineers/mixers).

Album of the Year: "Genius Loves Company," Ray Charles and Various Artists (John Burk, Terry Howard, Don Mizell, Phil Ramone & Herbert Waltl, producers; Robert Fernandez, John Harris, Terry Howard, Pete Karam, Joel Moss, Al Schmitt and Ed Thacker, engineers/mixers; Robert Hadley and Doug Sax, mastering engineers); "American Idiot," Green Day (Billie Joe Armstrong, Rob Cavallo, Mike Dirnt and Tre Cool, producers; Chris Lord-Alge and Doug McKean, engineers/mixers; Ted Jensen, mastering engineer); "The Diary of Alicia Keys," Alicia Keys (Kerry "Krucial" Brothers, Vidal Davis, Easy Mo Bee, Andre Harris, Alicia Keys, Kumasi, Timbaland, Kanye West and Dwayne "D. Wigg" Wiggins, producers; Tony Black, Kerry "Krucial" Brothers, Vincent Dilorenzo, Russ Elevado, Manny Marroquin, Walter Millsap III, Ann Mincieli and Pat Viala, engineers/mixers; Herb Powers Jr., mastering engineer); "Confessions," Usher (Bobby Ross Avila, Valdez Brantley, Bryan Michael Cox, Vidal Davis, Destro Music, Jermaine Dupri, Andre Harris, Rich Harrison, IZ, Jimmy Jam, Just Blaze, James Lackey, Terry Lewis, Juan Johnny Najera, Pro J, Usher Raymond, Jonathan "Lil Jon" Smith, Aaron Spears, Arthur Strong, Thicke and James "Big Jim" Wright, producers; Ian Cross, Kevin "KD" Davis, Vidal Davis, Vince DeLorenzo, Jermaine Dupri, Blake Eisman, Brian Frye, John Frye, Serban Ghenea, Andre Harris, John Horesco IV, Ken Lewis, Matt Marrin, Manny Marroquin, Tony Maserati, Pro J, Donnie Scantz, Jon Smeltz, Jonathan "Lil Jon" Smith, Phil Tan, The Trak Starz, Mark Vinten and Ryan West, engineers/mixers; Herb Powers, mastering engineer); "The College Dropout," Kanye West (Kanye West, producer; Eddy Schreyer, engineer/mixer; Eddy Schreyer, mastering engineer).

Song of the Year: "Daughters,"John Mayer, songwriter (John Mayer); "If I Ain't Got You," Alicia Keys, songwriter (Alicia Keys); "Jesus Walks," C. Smith and Kanye West, songwriters (Kanye West); "Live Like You Were Dying," Tim Nichols and Craig Wiseman, songwriters (Tim McGraw); "The Reason," Daniel Estrin and Douglas Robb, songwriters (Hoobastank).

New Artist: Los Lonely Boys; Maroon5; Joss Stone; Kanye West; Gretchen Wilson.


Female Pop Vocal Performance: "Oceania," Bjork; "The First Cut Is the Deepest," Sheryl Crow; "Sunrise," Norah Jones; "What You Waiting For?" Gwen Stefani; "You Had Me," Joss Stone.

Male Pop Vocal Performance: "Let's Misbehave," Elvis Costello; "You Raise Me Up," Josh Groban; "Daughters," John Mayer; "Cinnamon Girl," Prince; "Love's Divine," Seal.

Pop Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocal: "My Immortal," Evanescence; "The Reason" Hoobastank; "Heaven," Los Lonely Boys; "She Will Be Loved," Maroon5; "It's My Life," No Doubt.

Pop Collaboration With Vocals: "Redemption Song," Johnny Cash and Joe Strummer; "Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word," Ray Charles and Elton John; "Here We Go Again," Ray Charles and Norah Jones; "Something," Paul McCartney and Eric Clapton; "Moon River," Stevie Wonder and Take 6.

Pop Instrumental Performance: "Chasing Shadows," Herb Alpert, Russ Freeman, James Genus, Gene Lake and Jason Miles; "Take You Out," George Benson; "11th Commandment," Ben Harper; "Song F," Bruce Hornsby; "Rat Pack Boogie," Brian Setzer.

Pop Instrumental Album: "Pure," Boney James; "Saxophonic," Dave Koz; "Forever, for Always, for Luther," Various Artists, Bud Harner and Rex Rideout, producers; "Henry Mancini: Pink Guitar," Various Artists, James Jensen, producer; "EP 2003: Music for the Epicurean Harkener," Mason Williams.

Pop Vocal Album: "Genius Loves Company," Ray Charles and Various Artists; "Feels Like Home," Norah Jones; "Afterglow," Sarah McLachlan; "Mind, Body & Soul," Joss Stone; "Brian Wilson Presents Smile," Brian Wilson.


Dance Recording: "Good Luck," Basement Jaxx Featuring Lisa Kekaula (Basement Jaxx, producers; Basement Jaxx, mixers); "Get Yourself High," the Chemical Brothers (the Chemical Brothers, producers; the Chemical Brothers, mixers); "Slow," Kylie Minogue (Dan Carey and Emiliana Torrini, producers; Mr. Dan, mixer); "Comfortably Numb," Scissor Sisters (Scissor Sisters, producers; Neil Harris and Scissor Sisters, mixers); "Toxic," Britney Spears (Avant and Bloodshy, producers; Niklas Flyckt, mixer).

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