The White Stripes, Kanye West and Foo Fighters also up for prizes
[b]Amy Winehouse[/b] has been nominated for six US Grammy Awards, including Best Song and Best Album.
The singer, who recently cancelled the rest of her UK tour dates saying she couldn’t perform while her husband Blake Fielder-Civil is in prison awaiting trial, has sold over a million copies of her album ‘Back To Black’ in the US.
The 24-year old singer’s nominations include Best New Artist and Album of The Year, as well as Record of the Year and Song of the Year for her track ‘Rehab’.
Winehouse is expected to appear at the Grammy Awards ceremony, the 50th, taking place in Los Angeles on February 10, after successfully applying for a US work visa.
[b]Kanye West[/b] leads the Grammy nominations with eight nominations, u0p against Winehouse in the Album of the year category.
[b]The White Stripes[/b] have also done well, earning themselves four nominations including Best Alternative Album for their latest ‘Icky Thump’ and Best Rock Song.
[b]Bruce Springsteen[/b]’s ‘Magic’ and [b]Wilco[/b]’s ‘Blue Sky Blue’ were also nominated for Best Rock Album.
Other nominees include the [b]Foo Fighters[/b] who received nominations for Record of the Year and Best Rock Album, as well as [b]Paul McCartney[/b], [b]Bon Jovi[/b] and [b]Timbaland[/b].