Coldplay v. Radiohead in Grammy noms…

UK acts Coldplay and Radiohead take strong positions in this year’s Grammy nominations, both receiving seven nominations.

Radiohead are up for Album of the Year, ‘In Rainbows’, competing with Coldplay, also up for the same award for ‘Viva La Vida’.

Coldplay’s “Viva La Vida,” release in June, has become one of the biggest selling albums of the year, with more than seven million sold worldwide. 

Radiohead have also been nominated in the following categories:

Best Rock Song – House of Cards
Best Alternative Music Album – In Rainbows
Best Boxed / Special limited edition package – In Rainbows
Producer of the Year – Nigen Godrich, In Rainbows
Best Rock Performance – House of Cards
Best Short Form Music Video – House of Cards

Coldplay’s nominations:

Album of the Year – Viva La Vida or Death And All His Friends
Record of the Year – Viva La Vida
Song of the Year – Viva La Vida
Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals – Viva La Vida
Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals – Violet Hill
Best Rock Song  – Violet Hill
Best Rock Album – Viva La Vida or Death And All His Friends

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