The 2012 Grammy Nominees Have Been Announced

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[photogallerylink id=81023 align=left]The nominees for the 54th GRAMMY’s have been announced and for artists like [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Adele[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Bruno Mars[/lastfm], their names came up a lot!  However, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Kanye West[/lastfm] scored the most nominations with 7.  How did [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Taylor Swift[/lastfm] do?  Not bad, 3 nominations, but she got snubbed for Album of the Year for Speak Now.  Check out the list of nominations and see if your favorite artist made the list.

The 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards will be held on Feb. 12, 2012, at Staples Center in Los Angeles and will air on CBS from 8-11:30 p.m ET.


Album of the Year:

“21”, Adele

“Wasting Light”, Foo Fighters

“Born This Way”, Lady Gaga

“Doo-Wops & Hooligans”, Bruno Mars

“Loud”, Rihanna


Record of the Year:

“Rolling in the Deep”, Adele

“Holocene”, Bon Iver

“Grenade”, Bruno Mars

“The Cave”, Mumford & Sons

“Firework”, Katy Perry



Song of the Year:

“All of the Lights”, Kanye West featuring Rihanna, Kid Cudi and Fergie

“The Cave”, Mumford & Sons

“Grenade”, Bruno Mars

“Holocene”, Bon Iver

“Rolling in the Deep”, Adele



Best New Artist:

The Band Perry

Bon Iver

J. Cole

Nicki Minaj

Skrillex



Best Pop Vocal Album:

“21”, Adele

“The Lady Killer”, Cee Lo Green

“Born This Way”, Lady Gaga

“Doo-Wops & Hooligans”, Bruno Mars

“Loud”, Rihanna


Best Pop Solo Performance:

“Someone Like You”, Adele

“You and I”, Lady Gaga

“Grenade”, Bruno Mars

“Firework”, Katy Perry

“[Effin'] Perfect”, Pink



Best Pop Performance By a Duo or Group:

“Body and Soul”, Tony Bennett and Amy Winehouse

“Dearest”, The Black Keys

“Paradise”, Coldplay

“Pumped Up Kicks”, Foster the People

“Moves Like Jagger”, Maroon 5 and Christina Aguilera



Best Dance Recording:

“Raise Your Weapon”, Deadmau5 and Greta Svabo Bech

“Barbra Streisand”, Duck Sauce

“Sunshine”, David Guetta & Avicii

“Call Your Girlfriend “, Robyn

“Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites”, Skrillex

“Save the World”, Swedish House Mafia


Best Rock Song:

“Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall”, Coldplay

“Down By the Water”, The Decemberists

“Walk”, Foo Fighters

“The Cave”, Mumford & Sons

“Lotus Flower”, Radiohead



Best Rock Album:

“Rock ‘N’ Roll Party Honoring Les Paul”, Jeff Beck

“Wasting Light”, Foo Fighters

Come Around Sundown”, Kings of Leon

“I’m with You”, Red Hot Chili Peppers

“The Whole Love”, Wilco


Best Alternative Music Album:

“Bon Iver”, Bon Iver

“Codes and Keys”, Death Cab for Cutie

“Torches”, Foster the People

“Circuital”, My Morning Jacket

“The King of Limbs”, Radiohead


Best Hard Rock / Metal Performance:

“On the Backs of Angels”, Dream Theater

“White Limo”, Foo Fighters

“Curl of the Burl”, Mastodon

“Public Enemy #1″, Megadeth

“Blood in My Eyes”, Sum 41


Best R&B Song:

“Far Away”, Marsha Ambrosius

“Fool for You”, Cee Lo Green and Melanie Fiona

“Not My Daddy”, Kelly Price and Stokley

“Pieces of Me”, Ledisi

“You Are”, Charlie Wilson


Best R&B Album:

“F.A.M.E.”, Chris Brown

“Second Chance”, El DeBarge

“Love Letter”, R. Kelly

“Pieces of Me”, Ledisi

“Kelly”, Kelly Price


Best R&B Performance

“Far Away”, Marsha Ambrosius

“Is This Love”, Corinne Bailey Rae

“Not My Daddy”, Kelly Price and Stokley

“Pieces of Me”, Ledisi

“You Are”, Charlie Wilson


Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance:

“Sometimes I Cry”, Eric Benét

“Fool For You”, Cee Lo Green and Melanie Fiona

“Radio Message”, R. Kelly

“Good Man”, Raphael Saadiq

“Surrender”, Betty Wright and The Roots


Best Rap Song:

“All of the Lights”, Kanye West featuring Rihanna, Kid Cudi and Fergie

“Black and Yellow “, Wiz Khalifa

“I Need a Doctor”, Dr. Dre, Eminem and Skylar Grey

“Look at Me Now”, Chris Brown featuring Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes

“Otis”, Jay-Z and Kanye West

“The Show Goes On”, Lupe Fiasco


Best Rap Album:

“Watch the Throne”, Jay-Z and Kanye West

“Tha Carter 4″, Lil Wayne

“Lasers”, Lupe Fiasco

“Pink Friday”, Nicki Minaj

“My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy”, Kanye West


Best Rap Performance:

“Look at Me Now”, Chris Brown featuring Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes

“Black and Yellow “, Wiz Khalifa

“Moment 4 Life”, Nicki Minaj featuring Drake

“Otis”, Jay-Z and Kanye West

“The Show Goes On”, Lupe Fiasco


Best Rap/Sung Collaboration:

“Party”, Beyoncé featuring Andre 3000

“I’m on One”, DJ Khaled featuring Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne

“I Need a Doctor”, Dr. Dre, Eminem and Skylar Grey

“What’s My Name”, Rihanna featuring Drake

“Motivation”, Kelly Rowland featuring Lil Wayne

“All of the Lights”, Kanye West featuring Rihanna, Kid Cudi and Fergie


Best Country Song:

“Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not”, Thompson Square

“God Gave Me You”, Blake Shelton

“Just Fishin'”, Trace Adkins

“Mean”, Taylor Swift

“Threaten Me With Heaven”, Vince Gill

“You And Tequila”, Kenny Chesney featuring Grace Potter



Best Country Album:

“My Kinda Party”, Jason Aldean

“Chief”, Eric Church

“Own the Night”, Lady Antebellum

“Red River Blue”, Blake Shelton

“Here for a Good Time”, George Strait

“Speak Now”, Taylor Swift



Best Country Solo Performance:

“Dirt Road Anthem”, Jason Aldean

“I’m Gonna Love You Through It”, Martina McBride

“Honey Bee”, Blake Shelton

“Mean”, Taylor Swift

“Mama’s Song”, Carrie Underwood



Best Country Performance By a Duo or Group:

“Don’t You Wanna Stay”, Jason Aldean with Kelly Clarkson

“You and Tequila”, Kenny Chesney featuring Grace Potter

“Barton Hollow”, The Civil Wars

“Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not”, Thompson Square


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