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2006 - Kanye West - Late Registration

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2006 - Kanye West - Late Registration
Look no further than the Best Rap Album category for proof that 2006 was the year of Kanye West. West executive-produced two of the five albums nominated for a Grammy that year: his sophomore LP Late Registration and Common's Be. In addition to a much-deserved win for Best Rap Album, Kanye walked home with the Best Rap Solo Performance and Best Rap Song categories for "Gold Digger" and "Diamonds (From Sierra Leone)" respectively.

Nominees:
  • Common - Be
  • Missy Elliott - The Cookbook
  • Eminem - Encore
  • 50 Cent - The Massacre
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