Kanye West and artists from his label, G.O.O.D Music, score record 20 Grammy Nominations for the 48th annual Grammy Awards.
Topping the list of nominees were Kanye West, Mariah Carey and John Legend; who each earned 8 nods apiece. G.O.O.D label mate, Common, also received 4 nominations.
The nominations, which reflect a year where multiple genres are represented in top categories, were announced today (December 8) at Gotham Hall in New York City.
The College Dropout’s sophomore album, Late Registration, helped garner him 8 Grammy nominations including the coveted Album of the Year, Record of the Year and Best Rap Album of the Year.
West is also up for Best Rap Solo Performance (for “Gold Digger”) and Best Rap Song (for “Diamonds From Sierra Leone”).
Kanye West’s protégé, John Legend, also received six of his eight nominations in the R&B Field.