The Recording Academy awarded 2008's highest-selling artist in any genre with six Grammy Award nominations. During Wednesday night's nomination ceremony/concert, Lil Wayne received nods for Album of the Year, Best Rap Album, Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group, Best Rap/Sung Collaboration and two additional nominations for Best Rap Song. To date, Tha Carter III [click to read] has sold approximately 3 million copies.
Other notable Hip Hop nominees were Kanye West and Jay-Z, who both received nominations as featured guests on the T.I. track