CNN LIVE EVENT/SPECIAL
Aired January 7, 2003 - 08:30 ET
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PAULA ZAHN, CNN ANCHOR: We're going to cut straight to the nominations right now.
ASHANTI: And for best jazz vocal album the nominees are Patty Austin for "Ella," Natalie Cole for "Ask A Woman Who Knows," Etta Jones for "Etta Jones Sings Lady Day," Diana Krall for "Living Paris" and Luciano Sosa for "Brazilian Duo."
AVRIL LAVIGNE: For best male rock vocal performance the nominees are David Bowie for "Slow Burn," Elvis Costello for "45," Peter Gabriel for "The Barry Williams Show," Robert Plant for "Darkness, Darkness," and Bruce Springsteen for "The Rising."
For best male pop vocal performance, the nominees are Craig David for "Seven Days," Elton John for "Original Sin" John Mayer for "Your Body is a Wonderland," Sting for "Fragile" and James Taylor for "October Road."
JOHN MAYER: Good morning.
For best country album, the nominees are Dixie Chicks for "Home," Alan Jackson for "Drive," Willie Nelson for "The Great Divide," Joe Nichols for "Man With a Memory, " Dolly Parton for "Halos and Horns."
For best score soundtrack album for a motion picture, television or other visual media, "A Beautiful Mind," James Horner composer, "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer Stone," John Williams composer, "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring," Howard Shore composer, "Monsters Inc," Randy Newman composer, and "Spider-Man," Danny Elfman composer.
CYNDI LAUPER: Hello. Good morning. Happy New Year.
For best dance recording, the nominees are Daniel Bettingfield for "Got to Get Through This," Dirty Vegas for "Days Go By," Groove Amato for "Superstyling" Kylie Minogue for "Love at First Sight," and No Doubt for "Hell of a Good."
BILL HEMMER, CNN ANCHOR: Wanted to give you a taste this morning of the Grammy nominations announced in New York City.
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