Posts Tagged ‘Entertainment’


50 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About “Sex And The City”

September 18, 2014

50 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About “Sex And The City”


Tessanne Chin is The Voice!!!

December 18, 2013

Tessanne Chin

Tessanne Chin

The 5th season the The Voice culminated today.

I am so happy that one of my favorites for this season, Tessanne Chin, from Adam Levine’s team, won the whole thing.

I’ve been rooting for her since the first time I heard her during her blind auditions, singing Pink’s rock number, Try. Every other performance she did on the show was just great and miles apart from the rest of the other artists.

While I had other favorites that I also would have loved to see win, it is without a doubt that Tessanne is the one most deserving of the win.

I look forward to seeing and hearing more of her music from here on. She is just a talented singer, and the music industry needs someone like her.


No Other Woman – Not a Review at All

October 16, 2011

I was with my mom when I watched this movie. I have to admit, I watched it because Anne Curtis is my mom’s favorite. She watches Showtime everyday (I swear). Watching this movie was not even a question.

I have read so many reviews and comments about No Other Woman. Most of them had biases (no matter how objective they say they are). Some of them just wanted to write or blog about it, not really caring if the content had anything GREAT for the readers. So what am I doing writing about the movie when almost everybody has already done that? Well, to be different, I want to write about the things I realized because of that movie.

First off, INFIDELITY is obviously the biggest issue in the story. There’s this hot married man who, since he got married to his beautiful wife, has not LOOKED AT any other woman anymore. He has be FAITHFUL to her despite his colorful past with women. Then, there’s this sweet, beautiful wife who hails from a nouveau riche family and has dedicated her life to taking care of her husband, supporting him, and making him happy. And, or course, there’s this hugely interesting, one-of-a-kind woman who is an heiress to a great fortune and looks at the world and relationships in a different way. Putting the three characters together would be explosive (which is exactly what the movie was both as a story and as a money making product).

With that said, CHEATING is not the only thing we can pick up from the story. Of course, you will need to dig deeper for you to appreciate what the entire movie meant to you. It takes patience, but with a couple of minutes of thinking through, you will actually find that the issue of be UNFAITHFUL was not really what struck you the most in the movie. For me, it that’s exactly what happened.

Most people would think that Kara (Anne’s character) was the one who started off the entire conflict by being the temptress that she was and by luring Ram (Derek Ramsay) into an illicit affair. That’s because all this time, Ram has been LOYAL to Charmaine (Cristine Reyes), and it was only when Kara came into the picture that he went astray. I LOOK AT IT DIFFERENTLY. Sometimes, when women are in a relationship, they fear that some vamp will come and steal their men. Because of he movie, I realized that being loyal is a constant work. You always need to work on it. Being FAITHFUL does not mean that you have never looked at anyone else other than your partner. Being LOYAL does not mean that you have stopped being attracted to other people. In fact, it is the complete opposite. FIDELITY means that you look at others, you SEE other people, you become ATTRACTED to them, you might even go further and FALL IN LOVE with someone else. The difference lies on what you do with those feelings. Being FAITHFUL means that you still have these stirrings for other people, but you know well enough how to say no, turn, and walk away. That’s what RAM should have done. He SHOULD HAVE been FAITHFUL at that moment when his entire being wanted to jump into KARA’s hell fire.

As for the wife’s part, I realized that when a man cheats, it is not always the man’s fault, or the mistress’, or even the wife’s. Sometimes, it is nobody’s fault at all. Sometimes, these ugly things happen, and we cannot really blame anybody for it. We cannot say that it was the man’s fault because he was weak when it came to temptation. We cannot say that it is the fault of the mistress because she wanted a portion of a land that was not hers to claim. We also cannot say it was the wife’s fault because she let herself go, lost her individuality, and just became plain and boring. Sometimes, things happen just because they did. No one wanted them to, but they did. All we can do is fight for what’s ours, fight for what’s right, and forgive every other person who got caught.

For the part of Kara, I can’t say I have any conclusions. I guess, I can say that mistresses or other women fall in love too. It is not always about SEX and the THRILL. Sometimes, it’s about FEELINGS. Maybe if RAM had not been too nice to her, she would not have fallen very deep in love. Sometimes, they, too, are victims.

Nobody really wins when INFIDELITY is added into the equation. We all lose something. We may move on, but we will never really get back whatever was lost. I can only hope that I will never have to be in the same situation as Charmaine, Ram, and Kara were. To everyone, LOVE is BEAUTIFUL and PAINFUL at the same time. It is not always CHEATING and THIRD PARTIES that destroy a relationship. Sometimes, WE do that job pretty well. However, that is not the point. The point is that when we love, we love without question without boundary, without inhibitions. Hearts, promises, and relationships may be broken, but the DESIRE to LOVE and BE LOVED is far greater than these three.


Music Video Can Never Get Gayer Than This (I Love It)

June 14, 2010

Saturday Games

April 3, 2010

I had a movie date with my mom earlier today. It should not come as a surprise if we watched the movie offered by Anne Curtis and Sam Milby. My mom loves Anne Curtis, with or without the wardrobe malfunction. I think she loves the fact that Anne Curtis is really trying to help a lot of people. Of course, the fact that Anne is probably one of the most beautiful faces in Philippines show business is more than enough for anyone to easily become her fan.

The movie was good. It had more then a couple of dramatic moments. The conflict was mostly internal. The characters needed improvement, but at least there were no cliche lines. The chemistry looked sincere and convincing. Of course, when you’re doing a movie with your ex-boyfriend, everything gets pretty much sincere. Anyway, I had fun hanging out with my mother today.

I am also playing another game in Facebook. My previous schoolmate sent me an invitation to this game call Treasure Isle. It’s created by Zynga. I like the concept of the game. Lately, the Facebook games have been dominated by games where you have to establish and build your own island resort, or hotel, or restaurant. Treasure Isle is not like any of that. It’s like Mafia Wars because it eats up energy for you to perform tasks. However, instead of being the most powerful mafia, your tasks are to dig up certain islands to find hidden treasures. It’s quite fun, actually.

If you have Facebook, you can add me up, so we can be friends. We can probably be neighbors too in whatever game you’re into… *wink*


I’m Not Sure Why I’m Posting This, But My Mom Loves Them :)

April 2, 2010


February 11, 2010

I had my name and my birthday analyzed earlier today. I’m not saying that I a totally into numerology. I was just curious, and I was excited to read that the results were quite accurate. Anyway, I want to share it here. I hope I don;t offend anyone who does not believe in numerology or metaphysics. ūüôā

Your Inner or Soul’s Urge: This is spiritual and emotional expression more than physical. It is your heart-felt desires, your incentive, how you look at life. Here are your areas of personal satisfaction. ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Number:¬†1
Usually not very emotional, you are in this life to take action.

You want to lead and direct.

You are independent at heart and desire to reach your goals by your own efforts and intelligence. You have a strong creative force with many original and interesting ideas. There is much inner strength available to you. Rarely do you shirk responsibilities.

You are proud of your abilities and seek opportunities to display your strength and usefulness.

Others will respect and help you, like a true leader deserves, so long as you acknowledge and validate the interests and desires of others as well as your own. Be kind and generous, and you can be a recognized leader.

You can display conceit and intolerance of people who are considered inferior — boastful, egotistical, critical, impatient of trifles — especially when you feel impeded. When you are headstrong, impulsive, or highly willful, you may appear contrary, bossy, dominating, or egotistical. You tend to be impatient with those who are resistant to change.

You can be reticent, and can lack self-confidence. Sometimes you won’t take a stand for fear of hurting others. Yet, something continually keeps urging you forward.

You want your home, spouse, and family to be a credit to you.

Overall, you are loyal in friendship, fair in business, a safe leader, and work diligently. You are capable of great accomplishment.


Your Personality: This is physical expression more than spiritual or emotional; your outer self, the way you express when meeting others. It may or may not be the real you.       Number: 11
Neat and clean; that’s your usual appearance. With a pleasing personality and gentle manner. You appear cooperative, diplomatic, and tactful. And you appear to adapt easily to varied circumstances and people from diverse backgrounds.

When you don’t get your way, you can become cunning and scheming, which may give a contrived or hypocritical appearance.

You attract people who want to be of assistance. You can be subtle and work behind the scenes to accomplish desired ives, being successful more through diplomacy than by coercion.

Try to wear soft, flowing, and neat clothing rather than loud and showy or plain and colorless.

Your Quiescent Self: Stripping away all outside influences, aspirations, ambitions, “shoulds”, and “shouldn’ts” — this is you when you are alone; just you and your dreams.. ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Number:¬†11
You are a Spiritual Leader, able to guide many along the road of your Truth. Your words are inspired. Your eyes glow with the unshakable divinity of your spirituality. You sense there can be glory in martyrdom, provided it inspires others to The Way.

Your thoughts and pleasure are you as an effective leader to the glory of goodness and all people you meet are or become part of your spiritual family.

Your Destiny or Ultimate Goal: This is your desired lifetime accomplishment. It is a key to a useful and happy life, and to feeling fulfillment during your latter days.       Number: 3
Your destiny lies in areas of creativity and its use to help people find inspiration and joy in living. As you express your artistic talents, your beauty, and an optimum mix of sincerity and joy, you come closer and closer to fulfilling your destiny — which also includes popularity, personal happiness, romantic love, and money.

You have integrity and are kind, patient, cheerful, artistic, creative, and a constant source of pleasure. And use your inspiration and imagination to spread your happiness by direct people contact and by writing, speaking, music, painting, decorating, or acting.

You are a social person and enjoy entertaining and being entertained — talkative and usually well dressed.

Your Life’s Path: Here are clues to what fate has in store for you. It indicates the type of encounters, events, and opportunities you are likely to experience along your physical life path. ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Number:¬†4
Your life is filled with things practical, or making them so with patience, care, and accuracy. You have a strong sense of what is right and are naturally honest, conscientious, and sincere.

You are a worker and can be decidedly dedicated to your goals. In your work, you can be loyal, intense, and dedicated to the job at hand. You tend to be practical, and like to have your facts straight before beginning a project. You can handle money well and tend to keep resources in reserve. You tend to be conservative and protective, with a strong sense of dignity and worthiness.

Your path holds possibilities for great attainment. The rewards come because of patience, service, persistence, hard work, and dependability.

This Year’s Path: Here is what you are likely to encounter this year — your feelings, your predominant perspective, and the type of situations, circumstances, and opportunities you tend to attract during the calendar year. ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Number:¬†3
This is the year to express your inspiration, your imagination, your creative thought, and your deep emotional feelings. You desire to do more entertaining this year and accept more invitations. Take time off to enjoy yourself.

You can give color and warmth to all levels of living. Be artistic. Express yourself joyfully. Now is the time to follow those inspirational and imaginative ideas you are so excited about. Follow your desire for self-improvement; the year is rich with opportunities for inner growth.

It is a colorful and eventful year, with pleasure, opportunities for travel, enjoyable social activities, and entertainment coming your way.

Allow your abundance of cheer and optimism to guide you.

Next Year’s Path. ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Number:¬†4
This is a practical year; no long leisurely periods for dreaming, personal indulgence, or careless living. It is a time to build the firm and secure foundation upon which your future depends, using practical values and steady application. It is also the time to work out the details of that project you’ve been thinking about. Read the fine print of all transactions.

This is the year to find where you stand in life, and to be practical about it — to pay attention to details.

This year demands a lot of work, not only to improve the present but also to build practical foundations for the future. Your diligence brings commensurate rewards. With good sense, you can meet all requirements and experience satisfactory gain.

Your gatherings, meetings, parties, and trips are mostly related to work or business.

As part of the practical focus of this year, attend to health matters.

Last Year’s Path. ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Number:¬†2
Harmonious associations are very important for you this year. The year’s success and good results will be obtained through diplomacy, cooperation, tactfulness, and good relationships. It is a year for receiving and sharing rather than aggressively pursuing your own way.

Your intuition and emotions are enhanced this year.

It is a busy year, with endless demands on your time. It is easier to work with others rather than doing things by yourself.

Your plans and developments may experience periods of delay. No need to worry about that. Things move slower this year.

The year can revitalize your peace of mind. It is a good time to strengthen your friendships.


On Taylor Swift’s Album of The Year Award

February 3, 2010

With the conclusion of the 52nd Grammy Awards, the internet is now full of negative reactions against Taylor Swift winning the Album of the Year Award. It is amazing what people can say on their comments and their blogs.

I am not a huge fan of Taylor Swift. I think that she is just a simple artist who is getting more attention than she deserves. I also think that Lady Gaga or Beoynce deserved that award more than she did. But I also do not agree with all the haters who post very hurtful and destructive comments over the internet.

Let’s face it, she won the award. Why don’t we all move on? Wasn’t it just like yesterday when the airwaves were flooded with requests for her songs? Weren’t we, the general consumers, the exact people who catapulted her to the pedestal that she sits in now? The fact is, the people behind the Grammy Awards saw something in her and thought that she deserved the award. There is no need for us to attack her. She did not let herself win. We did. Whenever we talk about her, good or bad, we make her a little more popular. Whenever we make a comment about her performance, it only means that we watch her. Whenever we say something about her talent, it only means that we follow her career. So now, who was it again who made her into a celebrity? It’s the people.

I know that I am going to piss off a lot of people with today’s blog. But I can’t help it. There’s just too much of Taylor Swift on the internet now. Whenever I read the news online, I always get an article or two about her. I just think it’s so overrated. I don;t understand how people can react so fiercely over something they’re not even a part of.

Here are a few questions I want to ask:

1. Can we even perform half as good as she did when we’re on stage?

2. If we had our own record, would it even sell as much as hers did?

3. If our favorite artists screwed up, would we be fair and attack them just the same?

4. When we were just about Taylor’s age, did we even accomplish as much as she had?
If we think that our favorite artists are all better than her, then no one would actually agree on who should have won that Album of the Year Award. I think we all should just take it down a notch and get on with our lives. The Grammy’s happened three days ago. Isn’t it now time to let it go?


The 2010 Grammy Winners (Part 2)

February 1, 2010


Best Rap Solo Performance – Best I Ever Had (Drake)
   Beautiful (Eminem)
   Death of Auto-Tune (Jay Z)
   Day N Nite (Kid Cudi)
   Casa Bey (Mos Def)
Best Rap Performance by a Duo/Group – Too Many rappers (Beastie Boys and Nas)
     Crack a Bottle (Eminem, Dr. Dre, and 50 Cent)
     Money Goes, Honey Stay (Fabolous and Jay Z)
     Make Her Say (Kid Cudi, Kanye West, and Common)
     Amazing (Kanye West and Young Jeezy)
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration – Ego (Beyonce and Kanye West)
    Knock You Down (Keri Hilson, Kanye West, and Ne-Yo)
    Run This Town (Jay Z, Rihanna, and Kanye West)
    Im on a Boat (The Lonely Island and T Pain)
    Dead and Gone (T.I. and Justin Timberlake)
Best Rap Song –¬† Best I Ever Had (Drake)
  Day N Nite (Kid Cudi)
  Dead and Gone (T.I. and Justin Timberlake)
  Death of Auto-Tune (Jay Z)
  Run This Town (Jay Z, Rihanna, and Kanye West)
Best Rap Album – Universal Mind Control (Common)
  Relapse (Eminem)
  R.O.O.T.S. (Flo Rida)
  The Ecstatic (Mos Def)
  The Renaissance


Best Female Country Vocal Performance – Dead Flowers (Miranda Lambert)
     I Just Call You Mine (Martina McBride)
     White Horse (Taylor Swift)
     Just a Dream (Carrie Underwood)
     Solitary Thinkin (Lee Ann Womack)
Best Male Country Vocal Performance – All I Ask For Anymore (Trace Adkins)
    People Are Crazy (Billy Currington)
    High Cost of Living (Jamey Johnson)
    Living For The Night (George Strait)
    Sweet thing (Keith Urban)
Best Country Performance by a Duo/Group With Vocals – Cowgirls Don’t Cry (Brooks and Dunn)
      Chicken Fried (Zac Brown Band)
      I Run To You (Lady Antebellum)
      Here Comes Goodbye (Rascal Flatts)
      It Happens (Sugarland)
Best Country Collaboration With Vocals – Beautiful World (Dierks Bentley and Patty Griffin)
     Down The Road (Kenny Chesney and Mac McAnally)
     Start a Band (Brad Paisley and Keith Urban)
     I Told You So (Carrie Underwood and Randy Travis)
     Everything But Quits (Lee Ann Womack and George Strait)
Best Country Instrumental Performance – Under The Five Wire (Alison Brown)
     The Crystal Merchant (The Greencards)
     Mansinneedof (Sarah Jarosz)
¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Producer’s Medley (Steve Wariner)
Best Country Song – All I Ask For Anymore (Trace Adkins)
   High Cost of Living (Jamey Johnson)
   I Run To You (Lady Antebellum)
   People Are Crazy (Billy Currington)
   White Horse (Taylor Swift)


New Age

Best New Age Album – Faith (Jim Brickman)
   Prayer For Compassion (David Darling)
   Laserium For The Soul (Henta)
   In a Dream (Peter Kater, Dominc Miller, Kenny Loggins, and Jacques Morelenbaum)
   Impressions of The West Lake (Kitaro)


Best Contemporary Jazz Instrumental Album – Urbanus (Stefon Harris and Blackout)
     Sounding Point (Julian Lage)
¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†At World’s Edge (Philippe Saisse)
     Big Neighborhood (Mike Stern)
     75 (Joen Zawinul and The Zawinul Syndicate)
Best Jazz Vocal Album – No Regrets (Randy Crawford and Joe Sample)
   Dedicated to You: Kurt Eliing Sings The Music of Coltrane and Hartman (Kurt Elling)
   So In Love (Roberta Gambarini)
   Tide (Luciana Souza)
   Desire (Tierney Sutton)
Best Jazz Instrumental Solo Performance – Dancin 4 Chicken (Terence Blanchard)
     All of You (Gerald Clayton)
     Ms. Garvey, Ms. Garvey (Roy Hargrove)
     On Green Dolphin Street (Martial Solal)
     Villa Palmeras (Miguel Zenon)
Best Jazz Instrumental Album – Quartet Live (Gary Burton, Pet Metheny, Steve Swallow, and Antonio Sanchez)
    Brother to Brother (The Clayton Brothers)
    Five Peace Band Live (Chick Corea and John McLaughlin Five Peace Band)
    Rememberance (John Patitucci Trio)
    The Bright Mississippi (Allen Toussaint)
Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album – Legendary (Bob Florence)
    Eternal Interlude (John Hellenbeck)
    Fun Time (Sammy Nestico and The SWR Big Band)
    Book One (New Orleans Jazz Orchestra)
¬†¬†¬†¬†Lab 2009 (University of North Texas One O’Clock Lab Band)
Best Latin Jazz Album – Things I Wanted To Do (Chembo Corniel)
   Aurea (Geoffrey Keezer)
   Braziliance X 4 (Claudio Roditi)
   Juntos Para Siempre (Bebo Valdes and Chucho Valdes)
   Esta Plena (Miguel Zenon)


Best Gospel Performance – Free to be Me (Francesca Batteistelli)
   Jesus is Love (Heather Headley and Smokie Norful)
   I Believe (Johnny Lang With Fisk Jubilee Singers)
   Wait on The Lord (Donnie McClurkin and Karen Clark Sheard)
   Born Again (Third Day)
Best Gospel Song – Born Again (Third Day)
  City on Our Knees (TobyMac)
  Every Prayer (Israel Houghton and Mary Mary)
  God in Me (Mary Mary feat Kierra Sheard)
  The Motions (Matthew West)
Best Rock or Rap Gospel Album – The Big Picture (Da’ T.R.U.T.H.)
    Crash (Decyfer Down)
    Innocence and Instinct (Red)
    Live Revelations (Third Day)
    The Dash (John Wells)
Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album – Speaking Louder Than Before (Jeremy Camp)
     The Power of One (Israel Houghton)
     The Long Fall Back To Earth (Jars of Clay)
     Love is on The Move (Leland)
     Freedom (Mandisa)
Best Southern/Country/Bluegrass Album – Jason Crabb (Jason Crabb)
     Dream On (Ernie Haase and Signature Sound)
     The Rock (Tracy Lawrence)
¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†In God’s Time (Barry Scott and Second Wind)
     Everyday (Triumphant Quartet)
Best Traditional Gospel Album – God Don’t Ever Change (Ashley Cleveland)
    The Law of Confession, Part 1 (Donald Lawrence and Company)
    Oh Happy Day (Various Artists)
    The Journey Continues (The Williams Brothers)
    How I Got Over (Vickie Winans)
Best Contemporary RNB Gospel Album – Audience of One (Heather Headley)
     Renewed (Sheir Jones-Moffett)
     Just James (J Moss)
     Smokie Norful: Live (Smokie Norful)
     Bold Right Life (Kierra Sheard)


Best Latin Pop Album – 5to Piso (Ricardo Arjona)
   Te Acuerdas (Francisco Cespedes)
   Sin Frenos (La Quinta Estacion)
   Hu Hu Hu (Natalia Lafourcade)
   Gran City Pop (Paulina Rubio)
Best Latin Rock, Alternative, or Urban Album – Rio (Aterciopelados)
     Y. (Bebe)
     Los de Atras Vienen Conmigo (Calle 13)
     La Luz del Ritmo (Los Fabulosos Cadillacs)
     La Revolucion (Wisin and Yandel)
Best Tropical Latin Album – Asi Soy (Isaac Delgado)
   Ciclos (Luis Enrique)
   Guasabara (Jose Lugo Orchestra)
   Gracias (Omara Portuondo)
   Bach in Havana (Tiempo Libre)
Best Regional Mexican Album – Corazon Ranchero (Shaila Durcal)
    Necesito de Ti (Vicente Fernandez)
¬†¬†¬†¬†Compa√Īeras (Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles)
    10 Aniversario (Mariachi Divas de Cindy Shea)
    Pegadito Al Corazon (Joan Sebastian)
Best Tejano Album – Borders y Bailes (Los Texmaniacs)
   Divina (Stefani Montiel)
   All The way Live (Jay Perez)
   Point of View (Joe Posada)
   Radiacion Musical (Sunny Sauceda y Todo Eso)
Best Norteno Album – Dejame So√Īar (Cumbre Norte√Īa)
¬†¬†¬†El Ni√Īo de Oro (El Compa Chuy)
   Pese a Quien le Pese (Los Rieleros de Norte)
¬†¬†¬†Tu Noche con… Los Tigres del Norte (Los Tigres del Norte)
   Soy Todo Tuyo (Los Tucanes de Tijuana)
Best Banda Album – Se Nos Murio el Amor (El Guero Y Su Banda Centenario)
   Mas Adelante (La Arrolladaora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho)
   Derecho de Antiguedad (La Original Banda el Limon de Salvador Lizarraga)
   Tu Esclavo y Amo (Lupillo Rivera)


The 2010 Grammy Winners (Part 1)

February 1, 2010

MusiCares Person of The Year – Neil Young
Lifetime Achievement Award Winners – Leonard Cohen
    Bobby Darin
¬†¬†¬†¬†David “Honeyboy” Edwards
    Michael Jackson
    Loretta Lynn
    Andre Pevin
    Clark Terry
Trustees Award Winners – Harold Bradley
   Florence Greenberg
   Walter C. Miller
Technical Grammy Award Winners – AKG
    Thomas Alva Edison
Presiden’t Merit Awards – Doug Morris
   Kenny Burrell
   Placido Domingo



Record of The Year – Halo (Beyonce)
   I Gotta Feeling (Black Eyed Peas)
   Use Somebody (Kings of Leon) 
   Poker Face (Lady Gaga)
   You Belong With Me (Taylor Swift)
Album of The Year – I Am… Sasha Fierce (Beyonce)
   The E.N.D. (Black Eyed Peas)
   The Fame (Lady Gaga)
   Big Whiskey and Groogrux King (Dave Matthews Band)
   Fearless (Taylor Swift)
Song of The Year – Poker Face (Lady Gaga)
  Pretty Wings (Maxwell)
  Single Ladies (Beyonce)
  Use Somebody (Kings of Leon)
  You Belong With Me (Taylor Swift)
Best New Artist РZac Brown Band 
  Keri Hilson
  Silversun Pickups
  The Ting Tings

Best Female Pop Vocal Performance – Hometown Glory (Adele)
    Halo (Beyonce) 
    Hot N Cold (Katy Perry)
    Sober (Pink)
    You Belong With Me (Taylor Swift)
Best Male Pop Vocal Performance – This Time (John Legend)
    Love You (Maxwell)
    Make It Mine (Jason Mraz) 
¬†¬†¬†¬†If You Don’t Know Me By Now (Seal)
    All About The Love Again (Stevie Wonder)
Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals РI Gotta Feeling (Black Eyed Peas) 
¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†We Weren’t Born To Follow (Bon Jovi)
      Never Say Never (The Fray)
      Sara Smile (Daryll Hall and John Oates)
      Kids (MGMT)
Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals – Sea of Heartbreak (Rosanne Cash and Bruce Springsteen)
    Love Sex Magic (Ciara and Justin Timberlake)
    Lucky (Jason Mraz and Colbie Caillat) 
¬†¬†¬†¬†Baby, It’s Cold Outside (Norah Jones and Willie Nelson)
    Breathe (Taylor Swift and Colbie Caillat)
Best Pop Instrumental Performance – Besame Mucho (Herb Alpert)
    Throw Down Your Heart (Bela Fleck) 
    The Fire (Imogen Heap)
    Phoenix Rise (Maxwell)
    Funk Joint (Marcus Miller)
Best Pop Instrumental Album – In Boston (Chris Botti)
    Legacy (Hiroshima)
    Potato Hole (Booker T. Jones) 
    Modern Art (The Rippingtons feat. Russ Freeman)
    Down The Wire (Spyro Gyra)
Best Pop Vocal Album –¬† The E.N.D. (Black Eyed Peas)¬†
   Breakthrough (Colbie Caillat)
   All I Ever Wanted (Kelly Clarkson)
   The Fray (The Fray)
   Funhouse (Pink)

Best Dance Recording – Boom Boom Pow (Black Eyed Peas)
   When Love Takes Over (David Guette and Kelly Rowland)
   Poker Face (Lady Gaga) 
   Celebration (Madonna)
   Womanizer (Britney Spears)
Best Electronic Dance Album – Divided By Night (The Crystal Method)
    One Love (David Guetta)
    The Fame (Lady Gaga) 
    Party Rock (LMFAO)
    Yes (Pet Shop Boys)

Traditional Pop

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album – A Swingin’ Christmas (Tony Bennett)
    Michael Buble Meets Madison Square Garden (Michael Buble)
    Your Songs (Harry Connick Jr.)
¬†¬†¬†¬†Liza’s At The Palace (Liza Minnelli)
    American Classic (Willie Nelson)


Best Rock Solo Vocal Performance – Beyond Here Lies Nothin (Bob Dylan)
    Change in The Weather (John Fogerty)
    Dreamer (Prince)
    Working on a Dream (Bruce Springsteen) 
    Fork in The Road (Neil Young)
Best Rock Performance by a Duo/Group With Vocals – Can’t Find My Way Home (Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood)
      Life in Technicolor II (Coldplay)
      21 Guns (Green Day)
      Use Somebody (Kings of Leon) 
¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†I’ll Go Crazy If I Don’t Go Crazy Tonight (U2)
Best Hard Rock Performance РWar Machine (AC/DC) 
    Check My Brain (Alice in Chains)
¬†¬†¬†¬†What I’ve Done (Linkin Park)
    The Unforgiven III (Metallica)
    Burn it to The Ground (Nickelback)
Best Metal Performance РDissident Aggressor (Judas Priest) 
   Set To Fail (Lamb of God)
   Head Crusher (Megadeth)
¬†¬†¬†Se√Īor Peligro (Ministry)
   Hate Worldwide (Slayer)
Best Rock Instrumental Performance – A Day in The Life (Jeff Beck)
    Warped Sister (Booker T. Jones)
    Playing With Fire (Brad Paisley)
    Mr. Sufer Goes Jazzin (Brian Setzer Orchestra)
    Now We Run (Steve Vai)
Best Rock Song – The Fixer (Pearl Jam)
¬†¬†I’ll Go Crazy If I Don’t Go Crazy Tonight (U2)
  21 Guns (Green Day)
  Use Somebody (Kings of Leon)
  Working on a Dream (Bruce Springsteen)
Best Rock Album – Black Ice (AC/DC)
  Live From Madison Squre Garden (Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood)
  21st Century Breakdown (Green Day)
  Big Whiskey and The GrooGrux King (Dave Matthews Band)
  No Line on The Horizon (U2)


Best Alternative Music Album – Everything That Happens Will Happen Today (David Byrne and Brian Eno)
    The Open Door EP (Death Cab For Cutie)
    Sounds of The Universe (Depeche Mode)
    Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix (Phoenix)
¬†¬†¬†¬†It’s Blitz (Yeah Yeah Yeahs)


Best Femal RNB Vocal Performance – Single Ladies (Beyonce)
    It Kills Me (Melanie Fiona)
    That Was Then (Lalah Hathaway)
¬†¬†¬†¬†Goin’ Thru Changes (Ledisi)
    Lions, Tigers and Bears (Jazmine Sullivan)
Best Male RNB Vocal Performance – The Point of it All (Anthony Hamilton)
    Pretty Wings (Maxwell)
    So Beautiful (Musiq Soulchild)
    Under (Pleasure P)
    There Goes My Baby (Charlie Wilson)
Best RNB Performance by a Duo/Group With Vocals – Blame It (Jamie Foxx and T Pain)
      Chocolate High (India.Arie and Musiq Soulchild)
      If U Leave (Musiq Soulchild and Mary J. Blige)
      Higher Ground (Robert Randolph and The Clark Sisters)
      Love Has Finally Come At Last (Calvin Richardson and Ann Nesby)
Best Traditional RNB Vocal Performance – At Last (Beyonce)
     Soul Music (Anthony Hamilton)
¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Don’t Let Me Be Lonely Tonight (Boney James and Quinn)
     Snow Love (Ann Nesby)
     Woman Gotta Have It (Calvin Richardson)
Best Urban/Alternative Performance – Daykeeper (The Foreign Exchange)
    All Matter (Robert Glasper and Bilal)
    Pearls (India.Arie and Dobert Gnahore)
¬†¬†¬†¬†A Tale of Two (Eric Robertson, Ben O’Neill, and Michelle Thmpson)
    Blend (Tonex)
Best RNB Song – Blame It (Jamie Foxx and T Pain)
  Lions, Tigers and Bears (Jazmine Sullivan)
  Pretty Wings (Maxwell)
  Single Ladies (Beyonce)
  Under (Pleasure P)
Best RNB Album – The Point of it All (Anthony Hamilton)
  Testimony: Vol. 2, Love and Politics (India.Arie)
  Turn Me Loose (Ledisi)
¬†¬†BLACKsummer’s Night (Maxwell)
  Uncle Charlie (Charlie Wilson)
Best Contemporary RNB Album – I Am… Sasha Fierce (Beyonce)
    Intuition (Jamie Foxx)
    The Introduction of Marcus Cooper (Pleasure P)
    Ready (Trey Songs)
    Thr33 Ringz (T Pain)

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