.

OutKast Top Grammy Noms

Beyonce, Jay-Z and Pharrell Williams also earn six nods

December 4, 2003 12:00 AM ET

OutKast, Jay-Z, Beyonce and the Neptunes' Pharrell Williams each earned six nominations to lead all acts for the forty-sixth annual Grammy Awards. The show will be held February 8th at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

OutKast's Speakerboxxx/The Love Below is among the nominees for Album of the Year, along with Justin Timberlake's Justified, Missy Elliott's Under Construction, the White Stripes' Elephant and Evanescence's Fallen.

OutKast also took a nod for Record of the Year for "Hey Ya," where it will be pitted against Beyonce's collaboration with Jay-Z, "Crazy in Love," Coldplay's "Clocks," "Eminem's "Lose Yourself" and the Blackeyed Peas' and Justin Timberlake's "Where Is the Love?"

The last of the big three categories, Song of the Year (which goes to the songwriter -- Record of the Year honors the recording artist) includes Linda Perry's "Beautiful" (recorded by Christina Aguilera), Eminem and Luis Resto for Eminem's "Lose Yourself," Richard Marx and Luther Vandross for Vandross' "Dance With My Father," Avril Lavigne and the Matrix for Lavigne's "I'm With You" and the late Warren Zevon and Jorge Calderon for Zevon's "Keep Me in Your Heart."

Zevon, who died on September 7th, received five nominations, as did Elliott, Timberlake, Vandross, Eminem, 50 Cent, Ricky Skaggs and the Neptunes' Chad Hugo.

Evanescence, 50 Cent, Fountains of Wayne, Sean Paul and Heather Headley were all nominated for Best New Artist.

To read the new issue of Rolling Stone online, plus the entire RS archive: Click Here

prev
Music Main Next
Around the Web
Powered By ZergNet
Daily Newsletter

Get the latest RS news in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the Rolling Stone newsletter and special offers from RS and its
marketing partners.

X

We may use your e-mail address to send you the newsletter and offers that may interest you, on behalf of Rolling Stone and its partners. For more information please read our Privacy Policy.

Song Stories

“Love Is the Answer”

Utopia | 1977

The message of the Beatles' "All You Need Is Love" proved to be a universal and long-lasting one, which Utopia revisited 10 years later on this ballad. "From a lyrical standpoint, it's part of a whole class of songs that I write, which are about filial love," Todd Rundgren explained. "I'm not a Christian, but it's called Christian love, the love that people are supposed to naturally feel because we are all of the same species. That may be mythical, but it's still a subject." Though "Love Is the Answer" wasn't a hit, a cover version two years later by England Dan & John Ford Coley peaked at Number Ten on the Billboard singles chart.

More Song Stories entries »
 
www.expandtheroom.com