Feb
13
2005

Grammy Awards Tonight

The band are in LA to perform at tonight's Grammy Awards.

U2 are nominated in three categories and Bono will also be joining Stevie Wonder, Norah Jones, Alicia Keys and others in a special tribute version of The Beatles' 'Across the Universe' which will raise money for the tsunami relief effort.

The song, also featuring Velvet Revolver, Tim McGraw, and Brian Wilson, will be available to buy as an audio download from iTunes or on video from the CBS TV website.

If the Grammy ceremony isn't airing on TV near you, you can catch a stream online here If the Grammy ceremony isn't airing on TV near you, you can catch a stream online here http://www.cbs.com/specials/47grammys/

U2's three Grammy nominations are all for the single 'Vertigo' - the new album will not be eligible for consideration until next year.

'Vertigo' is nominated for:

'Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group' and faces competition from Elvis
Costello, Franz Ferdinand, Green Day and The Killers.

'Best Rock Song', with the competition coming from 'American Idiot' by Green Day, 'Fall to Pieces' by Velvet Revolver, 'Float On' by Modest Mouse and 'Somebody Told Me' by The Killers.

and

'Best Short Form Video' - with the other nominees 'Take Me Out' by Franz Ferdinand, 'American Idiot' by Green Day, 'Flawless' by George Michael and 'Walkie Talkie Man' by Steriogram.

More on the Grammy's here http://www.grammy.com/