The Recording Academy® and Jive Records Team Up to Release 2011 GRAMMY® Nominees Album The Ultimate 19-Song Collection Will Be Available Jan. 25 and Spotlights 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards® Nominees

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Recording Academy®'s (www.grammy.com) GRAMMY Recordings® has partnered with Jive Records to release the 2011 GRAMMY® Nominees album, the 17th edition of the best-selling series, which highlights artists and songs nominated for the 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards®. The 19-song collection will be available Jan. 25 and a portion of the proceeds from the sale of the album will benefit the MusiCares® Foundation (www.musicares.com) and the GRAMMY Foundation® (www.grammyfoundation.com) — two charitable organizations established by The Recording Academy. For more information on the nominees album, please visit www.2011grammycd.com. For breaking news and exclusive content, join The Academy's social networks as a Twitter follower at www.twitter.com/thegrammys, a Facebook fan at www.facebook.com/thegrammys, and a YouTube channel subscriber at www.youtube.com/thegrammys.

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"The exceptional mix of recordings contained on this preeminent compilation provides an incredible playlist from some of this year's remarkable and talented GRAMMY nominees," said Neil Portnow, President/CEO of The Recording Academy. "With 19 diverse selections, the nominees album offers quality recordings for all music fans. We are proud and excited to, for the first time, collaborate with Jive Records on this project and we look forward to another successful chart-topping GRAMMY album."

"The 2011 GRAMMY Nominees album showcases some of the year's best artists and songs from all genres and we're honored to partner with The Recording Academy to release this compilation of the signature songs from the past year," said Ivan Gavin, COO of the RCA/JIVE Label Group. "In addition to offering great music, the collection also gives music fans the opportunity to support MusiCares and the GRAMMY Foundation — two charities that benefit the artistic community."

The album includes many of the most widely recognized GRAMMY categories with 19 tracks representing nominees for Record Of The Year, Album Of The Year, Song Of The Year, Best Male Pop Vocal Performance, and Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals. The album is made possible by a special arrangement with all of the major music distribution companies and rotates labels from year to year.

The 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards will be held Sunday, Feb. 13 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, and will be broadcast live in high-definition TV and 5.1 surround sound on the CBS Television Network from 8 – 11:30 p.m. (ET/PT).

2011 GRAMMY Nominees Album Tracklist:



1.

CEE LO GREEN


"Forget You"


Record Of The Year


Song Of The Year



2.

B.o.B FEAT. BRUNO MARS


"Nothin' On You"


Record Of The Year



3.

KATY PERRY FEAT. SNOOP DOGG


"California Gurls"


Album Of The Year



4.

LADY GAGA FEAT. BEYONCE


"Telephone"


Album Of The Year



5.

EMINEM FEAT. RIHANNA


"Love The Way You Lie"


Record Of The Year


Album Of The Year


Song Of The Year



6.

LADY ANTEBELLUM


"Need You Now"


Record Of The Year


Album Of The Year


Song Of The Year



7.

ARCADE FIRE


"Ready To Start"


Album Of The Year



8.

ADAM LAMBERT


"Whataya Want From Me"


Best Male Pop Vocal Performance



9.

JOHN MAYER


"Half Of My Heart" (with Taylor Swift)


Best Male Pop Vocal Performance



10.

MICHAEL BUBLE


"Haven't Met You Yet"


Best Male Pop Vocal Performance



11.

BRUNO MARS


"Just The Way You Are"


Best Male Pop Vocal Performance



12.

MICHAEL JACKSON


"This Is It"


Best Male Pop Vocal Performance



13.

RAY LAMONTAGNE and the PARIAH DOGS


"Beg Steal Or Borrow"


Song Of The Year



14.

MIRANDA LAMBERT


"The House That Built Me"


Song Of The Year



15.

SADE


"Babyfather"


Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals



16.

PARAMORE


"The Only Exception"


Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals



17.

TRAIN


"Hey, Soul Sister" (Live)


Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals



18.

MAROON 5


"Misery"


Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals



19.

GLEE CAST


"Don't Stop Believin'" (Regionals Version)


Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals



About The Recording Academy

Established in 1957, The Recording Academy is an organization of musicians, producers, engineers and recording professionals that is dedicated to improving the cultural condition and quality of life for music and its makers. Internationally known for the GRAMMY Awards — the preeminent peer-recognized award for musical excellence and the most credible brand in music — The Recording Academy is responsible for groundbreaking professional development, cultural enrichment, advocacy, education and human services programs. The Academy continues to focus on its mission of recognizing musical excellence, advocating for the well-being of music makers and ensuring music remains an indelible part of our culture. For more information about The Academy, please visit www.grammy.com. For breaking news and exclusive content, join the organization's social networks as a Twitter follower at www.twitter.com/thegrammys, a Facebook fan at www.facebook.com/thegrammys, and a YouTube channel subscriber at www.youtube.com/thegrammys.

About Jive Records

Jive Records is a record label within the JIVE Label Group. The label represents a varied group of internationally renowned artists representing all genres of music including Justin Timberlake, R. Kelly, Usher (LaFace), Tool (Volcano), Ciara (LaFace), P!nk (LaFace), Britney Spears, OutKast (LaFace), Kirk Franklin (Verity), Three Days Grace, T-Pain, Marvin Sapp (Verity),  Jordin Sparks, JLS, Bullet For My Valentine, Buddy Guy, Anthony Hamilton and more.  JIVE Label Group is a unit of Sony Music Entertainment.

SOURCE The Recording Academy



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