Could Colorado rule the Grammy Awards this year?
That means the Colorado boys will be up against The Black Eyed Peas, Pink, Kelly Clarkson and Colbie Caillat for the “Best Pop Vocal Album.” And, The Fray will be competing with Black Eyed Peas, Bon Jovi, Daryl Hall and John Oates and MGMT for “Best Pop Duo or Group with Vocals.”
A few other artists with Colorado ties also earned Grammy nods.
India.Arie grew up in Denver and she was nominated for “Best R&B Album,” “Best R&B Performance by A Duo or Group with Vocals” — and “Best Urban/Alternative Performance” Grammys.
And New Age artists Peter Kater and Kitaro have spent time in Colorado — and they were both nominated for “Best New Age Album.”
In other Grammy news: The “Record of the Year’ will be duked out by Beyonce, Black Eyed Peas, Kings of Leon, Lady GaGa and Taylor Swift.
And “Album of the Year” nominees include Dave Matthews Band, Black Eyed Peas, Lady GaGa, Taylor Swift and Beyonce.