Nominees announced yesterday in some of the major categories for the 48th annual Grammy Awards, to be presented Feb. 8 in Los Angeles:

Record of the Year: "We Belong Together," Mariah Carey; "Feel Good Inc.," Gorillaz featuring De La Soul; "Boulevard of Broken Dreams," Green Day; "Hollaback Girl," Gwen Stefani; "Gold Digger," Kanye West.

Album of the Year: "The Emancipation of Mimi," Mariah Carey; "Chaos and Creation in the Backyard," Paul McCartney; "Love. Angel. Music. Baby.," Gwen Stefani; "How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb," U2; "Late Registration," Kanye West.

Song of the Year: "Bless the Broken Road," written by Bobby Boyd, Jeff Hanna & Marcus Hummon (performed by Rascal Flatts); "Devils & Dust," written and performed by Bruce Springsteen; "Ordinary People," written by W. Adams & J. Stephens (performed by John Legend); "Sometimes You Can't Make It on Your Own," written and performed by U2; "We Belong Together," written by J. Austin, M. Carey, J. Dupri & M. Seal (also by: D. Bristol, K. Edmonds, S. Johnson, P. Moten, S. Sully & B. Womack) (performed by Mariah Carey).

New Artist: Ciara, Fall Out Boy, Keane, John Legend, SugarLand.

Female Pop Vocal Performance: "It's Like That," Mariah Carey; "Since U Been Gone," Kelly Clarkson; "Good Is Good," Sheryl Crow; "I Will Not Be Broken," Bonnie Raitt; "Hollaback Girl," Gwen Stefani.

Male Pop Vocal Performance: "Sitting, Waiting, Wishing," Jack Johnson; "Fine Line," Paul McCartney; "Walk on By," Seal; "Lonely No More," Rob Thomas; "From the Bottom of My Heart," Stevie Wonder.

Pop Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocal: "Don't Lie," the Black Eyed Peas; "Mr. Brightside," the Killers; "More Than Love," Los Lonely Boys; "This Love," Maroon 5; "My Doorbell," the White Stripes.

Pop Vocal Album: "Extraordinary Machine," Fiona Apple; "Breakaway," Kelly Clarkson; "Wildflower," Sheryl Crow; "Chaos and Creation in the Backyard," Paul McCartney; "Love. Angel. Music. Baby.," Gwen Stefani.

Solo Rock Vocal Performance: "Revolution," Eric Clapton; "Shine It All Around," Robert Plant; "Devils & Dust," Bruce Springsteen; "This Is How a Heart Breaks," Rob Thomas; "The Painter," Neil Young.

Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal: "Speed of Sound," Coldplay; "Best of You," Foo Fighters; "Do You Want To," Franz Ferdinand; "All These Things That I've Done," the Killers; "Sometimes You Can't Make It on Your Own," U2.

Hard Rock Performance: "Doesn't Remind Me," Audioslave; "The Hand That Feeds," Nine Inch Nails; "Tin Pan Valley," Robert Plant; "Little Sister," Queens of the Stone Age, "B.Y.O.B.," System of a Down.

Rock Album: "X&Y," Coldplay; "In Your Honor," Foo Fighters; "A Bigger Bang," the Rolling Stones; "How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb," U2; "Prairie Wind," Neil Young.

Alternative Music Album: "Funeral," the Arcade Fire; "Guero," Beck; "Plans," Death Cab for Cutie; "You Could Have It So Much Better," Franz Ferdinand; "Get Behind Me Satan," the White Stripes.

Female R&B Vocal Performance: "1 Thing," Amerie; "Wishing on a Star," Beyonce; "We Belong Together," Mariah Carey; "Free Yourself," Fantasia; "Unbreakable," Alicia Keys.

Male R&B Vocal Performance: "Creepin'," Jamie Foxx; "Ordinary People," John Legend; "Let Me Love You," Mario; "Superstar," Usher; "So What the Fuss," Stevie Wonder.

Urban/Alternative Performance: "SupaStar," Floetry; "Dirty Harry," Gorillaz; "Dust," Van Hunt; "Welcome to Jamrock," Damian Marley; "Ghetto Rock," Mos Def.

R&B Album: "Illumination," Earth, Wind & Fire; "Free Yourself," Fantasia; "Unplugged," Alicia Keys; "Get Lifted," John Legend; "A Time to Love," Stevie Wonder.

Contemporary R&B Album: "Touch," Amerie; "The Emancipation of Mimi," Mariah Carey; "Destiny Fulfilled," Destiny's Child; "Turning Point," Mario; "O," Omarion.

Rap Solo Performance: "Testify," Common; "Mockingbird," Eminem; "Disco Inferno," 50 Cent; "Number One Spot," Ludacris; "U Don't Know Me," T.I.; "Gold Digger," Kanye West.

Rap Performance by a Duo or Group: "Don't Phunk With My Heart," the Black Eyed Peas; "The Corner," Common featuring the Last Poets; "Encore," Eminem featuring Dr. Dre & 50 Cent; "Hate It or Love It," the Game featuring 50 Cent; "Wait (The Whisper Song)," Ying Yang Twins.

Rap/Sung Collaboration: "1,2 Step," Ciara featuring Missy Elliott; "They Say," Common featuring Kanye West & John Legend; "Soldier," Destiny's Child featuring T.I. & Lil Wayne; "Numb/Encore," Jay-Z featuring Linkin Park; "Rich Girl," Gwen Stefani featuring Eve.

Rap Song: "Candy Shop," written by Curtis Jackson & Scott Storch (performed by 50 Cent featuring Olivia); "Diamonds From Sierra Leone," written by D. Harris & Kanye West (also: J. Barry & D. Black) (performed by Kanye West); "Don't Phunk With My Heart," written by William Adams, Printz Board, Stacy Ferguson & George Pajon Jr. (also: Kalyanji Anandji, Full Force & Indeewar) (performed by the Black Eyed Peas); "Hate It or Love It," written by Curtis Jackson, A. Lyon, Jayceon Taylor & M. Valenzano (also: Baker, Felder & Harris) (performed by the Game featuring 50 Cent); "Lose Control," written by M. Elliott, C. Harris & G. Isaacs III (also: J. Atkins, R. Davis & C. Hudson) (performed by Missy Elliott featuring Ciara & Fat Man Scoop)

Rap Album: "Be," Common; "The Cookbook," Missy Elliott; "Encore," Eminem; "The Massacre," 50 Cent; "Late Registration," Kanye West.

Female Country Vocal Performance: "The Connection," Emmylou Harris; "Mississippi Girl," Faith Hill; "All Jacked Up," Gretchen Wilson; "I May Hate Myself in the Morning," Lee Ann Womack; "Georgia Rain," Trisha Yearwood.

Male Country Vocal Performance: "Funny How Time Slips Away," George Jones; "As Good as I Once Was," Toby Keith; "Midnight Communion," Delbert McClinton; "Good Ol' Boys," Willie Nelson; "Alcohol," Brad Paisley; "You'll Think of Me," Keith Urban.

Country Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocal: "Comin' to Your City," Big & Rich; "Play Something Country," Brooks & Dunn; "I Hope," Dixie Chicks; "Restless," Alison Krauss and Union Station; "Bless the Broken Road," Rascal Flatts.

Country Song: "Alcohol," written and performed by Brad Paisley; "All Jacked Up," written by Vicky McGehee, John Rich & Gretchen Wilson (performed by Gretchen Wilson); "Bless the Broken Road," written by Bobby Boyd, Jeff Hanna & Marcus Hummon (performed by Rascal Flatts); "I Hope," written by Keb Mo, Martie Maguire, Natalie Maines & Emily Robison (performed by Dixie Chicks); "I May Hate Myself in the Morning," written by O. Blackmon (performed by Lee Ann Womack).

Country Album: "Fireflies," Faith Hill; "Lonely Runs Both Ways," Alison Krauss and Union Station; "Time Well Wasted," Brad Paisley; "All Jacked Up," Gretchen Wilson; "Jasper County," Trisha Yearwood.

Contemporary Jazz Album: "Keystone," Dave Douglas; "Soulgrass," Bill Evans; "The Way Up," Pat Metheny Group; "The Spirit Music Jamia: Dance of the Infidel," Meshell Ndegeocello; "Momentum," Joshua Redman Elastic Band.

Jazz Vocal Album: "J'ai Deux Amours," Dee Dee Bridgewater; "Blueprint of a Lady -- Sketches of Billie Holiday," Nnenna Freelon; "Good Night, and Good Luck," Dianne Reeves; "Duos II," Luciana Souza; "I'm With the Band," Tierney Sutton.