|  December 4, 2008













Lil Wayne is loved, hated, adored, despised but the dude is obviously doing something right having the biggest selling Hip-Hop album in 2008 with his Carter III and winning awards anywhere there is awards to be won. So it should come as no surprise that Weezy has got himself a serious eight Grammy nods for 2009, while his homies Jay Z and Kanye got six a piece.Wayne got a nod for Album of the Year, a category where he faces tough competition from Coldplay for their Viva La Vida album. The UK band were nominated in all three top categories, album, record and song of the year. Ne-Yo is also up for album of the Year with his Year of the Gentleman project.Also flying the flag for R&B is songstress Jazmine Sullivan with the 21 year old being nominated for five awards.The ceremony as always will be coming live from Los Angeles on February 8th. The winners are selected by the voting members of the Recording Academy which is approximately 12,000 industry execs, tastemakers, producers etc.For a full run down of the Grammy nominations for 2009 CLICK HERE