The 50th annual Grammy Awards will take place on February 10, 2008 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. Here's a list of hip-hop nominees for the 2008 event:Best Rap Solo Performance:
- Common - "The People"
- 50 Cent - "I Get Money"
- Jay-Z - "Show Me What You Got"
- T I - "Big Things Poppin'"
- Kanye West - "Stronger" [Winner]
- Common feat Kanye West - "Southside" [Winner]
- Fat Joe feat Lil Wayne - "Make It Rain"
- Shop Boyz - "Party Like a Rock Star"
- UGK feat OutKast - "Int'l Players Anthem (I Choose You)"
- Kanye West, Nas, KRS-One, Rakim - "Better Than I've Ever Been"
- Akon feat Snoop Dogg - "I Wanna Love You"
- Chris Brown feat T-Pain - "Kiss, Kiss"
- Keyshia Cole feat Missy Elliott & Lil' Kim - "Let It Go"
- Rihanna feat Jay-Z - "Umbrella" [Winner]
- Kanye West feat T-Pain - "Good Life"
- 50 Cent feat Justin Timberlake & Timbaland - "Ayo Technology"
(Songwriters: Nate (Danja) Hills, Curtis Jackson, Timothy Mosley & Justin Timberlake
- TI - "Big Things Poppin'(Do It)"
(Songwriters: Clifford Harris & Byron Thomas)
- Kanye West - "Can't Tell Me Nothing"
(Songwriters: Kanye West)
- Soulja Boy - "Crank That (Soulja Boy)"
(Songwriter: Soulja Boy Tell'Em)
- Kanye West feat T-Pain - "Good Life" [Winner]
(Songwriters: A Davis, F Najm & K West, J Ingram, and Q Jones)