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True Blood nominated for two Grammy Awards

True Blood nominated for two Grammy Awards

The Grammy Award nominations were announced tonight and, again this year, True Blood has received nominations for two awards. The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards will be held on February 13, 2011 at 8pm ET/PT on CBS.

Congratulations to the True Blood’s creator Alan Ball and music supervisor, Gary Calamar for receiving a nomination for the Season 2 soundtrack.

Also congratulations to Lucinda Williams and Elvis Costello for their song “Kiss Like Your Kiss”.

The two categories in which True Blood is nominated and list of nominees for each is listed below:

Best Compilation Soundtrack Album For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media – Award to the Artist(s) and/or Producer(s) of a majority of the tracks on the album, or, in the absence of either, to the individual(s) actively responsible for the concept and musical direction and for the selection of artists, songs and producers, as applicable.

  1. CRAZY HEART (Various Artists) [New West Records]
  2. GLEE: THE MUSIC, VOLUME 1 (Glee Cast) [Columbia Records]
  3. TREMÉ (Various Artists)[Geffen]
  4. TRUE BLOOD – VOLUME 2 (Various Artists) [Elektra]
  5. THE TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE (Various Artists) [Summit Ent/Chop Shop/Atlantic]

Best Song Written For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media – A Songwriter(s) award. For a song (melody & lyrics) writtenspecifically for a motion picture, television or other visual media, andreleased for the first time during the Eligibility Year. (Artist namesappear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.

  1. DOWN IN NEW ORLEANS (FROM THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG) Randy Newman, songwriter (Dr. John) Track from: The Princess And The Frog [Walt Disney Records; Publisher: Walt Disney Music
  2. I SEE YOU (FROM AVATAR) Simon Franglen, Kuk Harrell & James Horner, songwriters (Leona Lewis) Track from: Avatar [Fox Music/Atlantic Records; Publishers: Franglen Lupino Music, Horner Music in Motion, Suga Wuga Music, Sony/ATV Harmony & TCF Music]
  3. KISS LIKE YOUR KISS (FROM TRUE BLOOD) Lucinda Williams, songwriter (Lucinda Williams & Elvis Costello) Track from: True Blood: Music From The HBO Original Series -Volume 2 [Elektra; Publishers: Warner-Tamerlane, Lucy Jones Music]
  4. THIS CITY (FROM TREMÉ) Steve Earle, songwriter (Steve Earle)Track from: Treme Soundtrack [Geffen; Publisher: Exile On Jones Street Music]
  5. THE WEARY KIND (FROM CRAZY HEART) Ryan Bingham & T Bone Burnett, songwriters (Ryan Bingham) Track from: Crazy Heart [New West Records; Publishers: Lost Bound Rails Publishing/Henry Burnett Music]


Written by Lynnpd

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