The nominees for the 50th Annual Grammy Awards have been announced. From Shrek to Mumble the penguin, animation found itself represented once more in the competition for the coveted music award. To see the list of animated-related Grammy entries, please click:

Animated-related nominees are marked with an asterisk.*

Best Spoken Word Album For Children
(For albums consisting of predominantly spoken word vs. music or song.)

Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows
Jim Dale
[Listening Library]

Making The Heart Whole Again: Stories For A Wounded World
Milbre Burch
[Kind Crone Productions]

The One And Only Shrek*
Meryl Streep & Stanley Tucci
[Audio Renaissance]

Who’s Got Game? The Ant Or The Grasshopper? The Lion Or The Mouse? Poppy Or The Snake?
Toni Morrison
[Simon & Schuster Audio]

Wickety Whack – Brer Rabbit Is Back
Diane Ferlatte
[Diane Ferlatte]

Best Score Soundtrack Album For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media
(Award to Composer(s) for an original score created specifically for, or as a companion to, a current legitimate motion picture, television show or series or other visual media.)

Gustavo Santaolalla, composer
[Concord Records]

Blood Diamond
James Newton Howard, composer
[Varese Sarabande]

The Departed
Howard Shore, composer
[New Line Records]

Happy Feet*
John Powell, composer
[Warner Sunset/Atlantic]

Pan’s Labyrinth
Javier Navarrete, composer
[Milan Records]

Michael Giacchino, composer
[Walt Disney Records]

Best Song Written For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media
(A Songwriter(s) award. For a song (melody & lyrics) written specifically for a motion picture, television or other visual media, and released for the first time during the Eligibility Year. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.)

Falling Slowly (From Once)
Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova, songwriters (Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova)
Track from: Once
[Canvasback/Columbia/Sony Music Soundtrax; Publisher: Copyright Control]

Guaranteed (From Into The Wild)
Eddie Vedder, songwriter (Eddie Vedder)
Track from: Into The Wild
[J Records; Publisher: Monkey Wrench]

Love You I Do (From Dreamgirls)
Siedah Garrett & Henry Krieger, songwriters (Jennifer Hudson)
Track from: Dreamgirls
[Music World Music/Sony Urban Music/Columbia/Sony Music Soundtrax; Publishers: Miroku Music/Williamson Music/Black Chick Music Publishing, SKG Songs]

The Song Of The Heart (From Happy Feet)*
Prince Rogers Nelson, songwriter (Prince)
Track from: Happy Feet
[Warner Sunset/Atlantic; Publishers: Controversy Music/Universal Music Corp.]

You Know My Name (From Casino Royale)
David Arnold & Chris Cornell, songwriters (Chris Cornell)
Track from: Carry On
[Suretone/Interscope Records; Publishers: Disappearing One/EMI April Music/UA Music/New Columbia Pictures Music, Thrust/Magnum Music/Bucks Music/United Lion Music/Colpix Music]