Time for Lil Wayne to add a few trophies to his resume. The New Orleans rapper leads this year’s Grammy pack with eight nominations.
Weezy was nominated for Song of the Year, Best Rap Album, Best Rap Song, Best Rap Solo Performance, Best Rap/Sung Collaboration, Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group and Album of the Year where he’ll be competing against Ne-Yo, Coldplay, Radiohead and Robert Plant and Alisson Kraus. The Best Rap Album field will pit Tha Carter III against T.I.’s The Paper Trail, Jay-Z’s American Gangster, Nas’ Untitled and Lupe Fiasco’s The Cool.
Ohter multiple nominees included Kanye West and Jay-Z with six nods apiece, Lupe Fiasco with four nominations and T.I., Andre 3000 and Nas with two nods each. Flo Rida, Big Boi and Snoop Dogg were also nominated. -Bruce Moses