Winners & Nominees: Major Categories

The Dixie Chicks win big at the 2007 Grammy Awards

Record of the year

Mary J. Blige, “Be Without You”
James Blunt, “You’re Beautiful”
WINNER Dixie Chicks, “Not Ready to Make Nice”
Gnarls Barkley, “Crazy”
Corinne Bailey Rae, “Put Your Records On”

Album of the year

WINNER Dixie Chicks, Taking the Long Way
Gnarls Barkley, St. Elsewhere
John Mayer, Continuum
Red Hot Chili Peppers, Stadium Arcadium
Justin Timberlake, FutureSex/LoveSounds

Song of the year

“Be Without You” (Mary J. Blige)
“Jesus, Take the Wheel” (Carrie Underwood)
WINNER “Not Ready to Make Nice” (Dixie Chicks)
“Put Your Records On” (Corinne Bailey Rae)
“You’re Beautiful” (James Blunt)

Best new artist

James Blunt
Chris Brown
Imogen Heap
Corinne Bailey Rae
WINNER Carrie Underwood

Best pop album

Christina Aguilera, Back to Basics
James Blunt, Back to Bedlam
Elvis Costello & Allen Toussaint, The River in Reverse
WINNER John Mayer, Continuum
Justin Timberlake, FutureSex/LoveSounds

Best rock album

John Mayer Trio, Try!
Tom Petty, Highway Companion
The Raconteurs, Broken Boy Soldiers
WINNER Red Hot Chili Peppers, Stadium Arcadium
Neil Young, Living With War

Best alternative music album

Arctic Monkeys, Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not
The Flaming Lips, At War with the Mystics
WINNER Gnarls Barkley, St. Elsewhere
Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Show Your Bones
Thom Yorke, The Eraser

Best R&B album

WINNER Mary J. Blige, The Breakthrough
Jamie Foxx, Unpredictable
India.Arie, Testimony: Vol. 1, Life & Relationship
Prince, 3121
Lionel Richie, Coming Home

Best contemporary R&B album

WINNER Beyoncé, B’Day
Chris Brown, Chris Brown
Janet Jackson, 20 Y.O.
Kelis, Kelis Was Here
Ne-Yo, In My Own Words

Best rap album

Lupe Fiasco, Lupe Fiasco’s Food & Liquer
WINNERLudacris, Release Therapy
Pharrell, In My Mind
The Roots, Game Theory
T.I., King

Best country album

WINNER Dixie Chicks, Taking the Long Way
Alan Jackson, Like Red on a Rose
Little Big Town, The Road to Here
Willie Nelson, You Don’t Know Me: The Songs of Cindy Walker
Josh Turner, Your Man

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