Five Swedes in the Run for American Grammies

Five Swedes are able to win a Grammy next February. WelcheMusic has already reported on Eminem and Rihanna being nominated for Song of the Year. Robyn’s “Dancing on My Own” is nominated for “Best Dance Recording.” She competes against Rihanna’s “Only Girl (In the World)” and Lady Gaga’s “Dance in the Dark.” Two years ago, Robyn lost to Chemical Brothers in the “Best Dance/Electronic Album” category.

The Swedish producers RedOne and Max Martin compete in the “Album of the Year” category. RedOne produced Lady Gaga’s The Fame Monster, while Martin co-produced Katy Perry’s Teenage Dream. The producer and DJ Axwell is nominated for his remix of Temper Trap’s “Sweet Disposition” while the opera singer Ann-Sofie von Otter competes in the Best Classical Vocal Performance category. She has won a Grammy three times before.

Eminem had the most number of nominations – ten – followed by Lady Gaga and Jay-Z with six each. The Grammy will be held in L.A. on Feb.13 2011.