Monday, November 22, 2010

THE NOMINEES FOR THE 2010 PENGUIN AWARDS. Happy Thanksgiving Yanks and welcome to the noms. Without further ado I'd like to present in no particular order:
THE NOMINEES FOR SONG OF THE YEAR:

MAGNIFICENT - U2
SOLDIER OF LOVE - Sade
HEY AHAB - Elton John & Leon Russell
CRASH YEARS - The New Pornographers
THE HIGH ROAD - Broken Bells
MY ONE AND ONLY THRILL - Melody Gardot
GOT NUFFIN - Spoon
THE GHOST INSIDE - Broken Bells
UNDERBRUSH - Cheryl Wheeler
QUICK FIX - V.V. Brown
KISSIN' AND CUSSIN'  -  Carolina Chocolate Drops
I AM - Mary J. Blige
BABY, I'M A FOOL - Melody Gardot
GONE TO SHILOH - Elton John & Leon Russell featuring Neil Young
THE MYSTERY ZONE - Spoon
YOUR HANDS (TOGETHER) - The New Pornographers
SUMMER FLY - Cheryl Wheeler
GOODNIGHT LAURA - Spoon
EAST OF EDEN - Tom Rush
SHARK IN THE WATER - V.V. Brown

You can listen to the nominees for Song of the Year if you click right here.

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THE NOMINEES FOR ALBUM OF THE YEAR:

STRONGER WITHEACH TEAR - Mary J. Blige
SOLDIER OF LOVE - Sade
MY ONE AND ONLY THRILL - Melody Gardot
POINTING AT THE SUN - Cheryl Wheeler
GENUINE NEGRO JIG  -  Carolina Chocolate Drops
THE UNION - Elton John & Leon Russell
BROKEN BELLS - Broken Bells
TOGETHER - The New Pornographers
TRANSFERENCE - Spoon
TRAVELLING LIKE THE LIGHT - V.V. Brown
THE LIVE ANTHOLOGY - Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
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THE NOMINEES FOR DUET OF THE YEAR:


LUCY - James Scott Cook & Julian Lennon
I SHOULD HAVE SENT ROSES - Elton John & Leon Russell
WE GOT HOOD LOVE - Mary J. Blige & Trey Songz
SPEECHLESS/YOUR SONG (LIVE) - Lady Gaga & Elton John
BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER - Mary J. Blige & Andrea Bocelli
GONE TO SHILOH - Elton John & Leon Russell featuring Neil Young

You can listen to the nominees for Duet of the Year by clicking here.
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THE NOMINEES FOR COVER SONG OF THE YEAR:


OVER THE RAINBOW - Melody Gardot
STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN - Mary J. Blige
HIT 'EM UP STYLE  -  Carolina Chocolate Drops
DRIFT AWAY - Tom Rush
GREEN ONIONS (LIVE) - Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
AIN'T NO SUNSHINE (LIVE IN PARIS) - Melody Gardot
WHOLE LOTTA LOVE - Mary J. Blige
UNDER THE MILKY WAY - Sia
BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER - Mary J. Blige & Andrea Bocelli
TRAMPLED ROSE  -  Carolina Chocolate Drops
GOLDFINGER (LIVE) - Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
YOUR BABY AIN'T SWEET LIKE MINE  -  Carolina Chocolate Drops

You can hear the nominees for Cover Song of the Year if you click here.

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Well, that's it. The winners of the 2010 Penguin Awards will be announced sometime after Christmas and before New Year's. Thanks for listening.

3 comments:

Dis Guy said...

Did I read that correctly? There are 19 songs nominated for song of the year? I hope so cause it will make my 14 not seem so bad!!

Dis Guy said...

or 15

Cerpts said...

Yes indeed I erred on the side of inclusion. Since last year I had so much trouble coming up with any, this year I decided to include everybody since there is not clear front runner.