2007 GRAMMY(R) Nominees CD Debuts as the #1 Compilation, #4 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart - 77,267 Units Scanned

2007 GRAMMY Nominees CD Features 49th Annual Grammy Awards Nominees

The Recording Academy(R) teamed up with Sony BMG Music Entertainment to release the 2007 GRAMMY(R) Nominees CD, which celebrates many of the year's GRAMMY-nominated artists and songs.

Scanning at more than 77,000 units this week -- this year's compilation has started off very strong with a #1 debut on the Billboard Top Compilation Albums and a #4 debut on the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart.

A portion of the proceeds from the sale of the CD will benefit the MusiCares Foundation(R) and the GRAMMY Foundation(R).

The disc contains many of the most widely recognized GRAMMY categories. The 23 tracks from the 2007 GRAMMY Nominees CD represent nominees from the Record Of The Year, Album Of The Year, Best New Artist, Best Male Pop Vocal Performance, Best Female Pop Vocal Performance and Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals categories. The CD is made possible by a special arrangement with all of the major music distribution companies and rotates distributors from year to year.

The 49th Annual GRAMMY Awards will be held on Feb. 11, 2007, at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, and will be broadcast in high-definition TV and 5.1 surround sound on the CBS Television Network at 8 p.m. (ET/PT). The show also will be supported on radio via Westwood One worldwide and XM Satellite Radio, and covered online at GRAMMY.yahoo.com.

About The Recording Academy

Established in 1957, the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Inc., also known as The Recording Academy, is an organization of musicians, producers, engineers and recording professionals dedicated to improving the quality of life and cultural condition for music and its makers. Internationally known for the GRAMMY Awards, The Recording Academy is responsible for groundbreaking professional development, cultural enrichment, advocacy, education and human services programs - including the creation of the national public education campaign What's The Download(R).

Source: Sony BMG Music Entertainment

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Track Listings
1. Crazy - Gnarls Barkley
2. Be Without You - Mary J. Blige
3. Put Your Records On - Corinne Bailey Rae
4. Waiting On The World To Change - John Mayer
5. Dani California - Red Hot Chili Peppers
6. Sexyback - Justin Timberlake
7. Not Ready To Make Nice - Dixie Chicks
8. Jesus Take The Wheel - Carrie Underwood
9. Hide And Seek - Imogen Heap
10. Ain't No Other Man - Christina Aguilera
11. Unwritten - Natasha Bedingfield
12. You Can Close Your Eyes - Sheryl Crow
13. Stupid Girls - Pink
14. Black Horse And The Cherry Tree - KT Tunstall
15. You're Beautiful - James Blunt
16. Save Room - John Legend
17. Jenny Wren - Paul McCartney
18. Bad Day - Daniel Powter
19. My Humps - The Black Eyed Peas
20. I Will Follow You Into The Dark - Death Cab For Cutie
21. Over My Head (Cable Car) - The Fray
22. Is It Any Wonder - Keane
23. Stickwitu - The Pussycat Dolls

• Original Release Date: January 23, 2007
• Number of Discs: 1
• Label: Strategic Marketing