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Friday, 2 December 2011

Grammy Nominations are in! Gaga & Rihanna perform!

So the Grammy nominations have been announced and Kanye West leads the way with seven nominations and Adele, Foo Fighters and Bruno Mars each getting six nods each!

West’s latest album Watch The Throne, which was a joint collaboration with Jay-Z has earned him Song of the Year for his track All Of The Light featuring Rihanna, Fergie and Kid Cudi and many other nods in Best Rap Album and collaboration.

Brit girl Adele leads the charge for the ladies, with nominations in Best Album, Song Of The Year and Record of the year.

Check out the full nominations below along with performances from Lady Gaga who received 3 nominations and Rihanna who received two including Album Of The Year

Album of the Year

 Adele  21
 Foo Fighters  Wasting Light
 Lady Gaga  Born This Way
 Bruno Mars  DooWops & Hooligans
 Rihanna  Loud

Record of the Year
 Adele  "Rolling In The Deep"
 Bon Iver  "Holocene"
 Bruno Mars  "Grenade"
 Mumford & Sons  "The Cave"
 Katy Perry  "Firework"

Best New Artist
 The Band Perry
 Bon Iver
 J. Cole
 Nicki Minaj

Song of the Year
 Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi and Fergie  "All of the Lights"  Mumford & Sons  "The Cave"
 Bruno Mars  "Grenade"
 Bon Iver  "Holocene"
 Adele  "Rolling In The Deep"

Best Pop Solo Performance
 Adele  "Someone Like You"
 Lady Gaga  "Yoü and I"
 Bruno Mars  "Grenade"
 Katy Perry  "Firework"
 Pink  "F***in Perfect"

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
 Tony Bennett & Amy Winehouse  "Body and Soul"
 The Black Keys  "Dearest"
 Coldplay  "Paradise"
 Foster The People  "Pumped Up Kicks"
 Maroon 5 and Christina Aguilera  "Moves Like Jagger"

Best Dance Recording
 deadmau5 and Greta Svabo Bech  "Raise Your Weapon"
 Duck Sauce  "Barbra Streisand"
 David Guetta and Avicii  "Sunshine"
 Robyn  "Call Your Girlfriend"
 Skrillex  "Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites"
 Swedish House Mafia  "Save The World"

Best Rock Performance
 Coldplay  "Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall"
 The Decemberists  "Down By the Water"
 Foo Fighters  "Walk"
 Mumford & Sons  "The Cave"
 Radiohead  "Lotus Flower"

Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance
 Dream Theater  "On The Backs of Angels"
 Foo Fighters  "White Limo"
 Mastodon  "Curl of the Burl"

 Megadeth  "Public Enemy No. 1"
 Sum 41  "Blood In My Eyes"

Best Rock Album
 Jeff Beck  Rock N Roll Party Honoring Les Paul
 Foo Fighters  Wasting Light
 Kings Of Leon  Come Around Sundown
 Red Hot Chili Peppers  Im With You
 Wilco  The Whole Love

Best Alternative Music Album
 Bon Iver  Bon Iver
 Death Cab for Cutie  Codes and Keys
 Foster the People  Torches
 My Morning Jacket  Circuital
 Radiohead  The King Of Limbs

Best Traditional R&B Performance
 Eric Benet  - "Sometimes I Cry"
 Cee Lo Green and Melanie Fiona  - "Fool for You"
 R. Kelly  - "Radio Message"
 Raphael Saadiq  - "Good Man"
 Betty Wright and the Roots  - "Surrender"

Best R&B Album
 Chris Brown -  F.A.M.E.
 El DeBarge  - Second Chance
 R. Kelly -  Love Letter
 Ledisi  - Pieces of Me
 Kelly Price  - Kelly

Best Rap Album
 JayZ and Kanye West  - Watch the Throne
 Lil Wayne - Tha Carter IV
 Lupe Fiasco  - Lasers
 Nicki Minaj  - Pink Friday
 Kanye West  - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
 Beyoncé and Andre 3000  "Party"
 DJ Khaled, Drake, Rick Ross and Lil Wayne  "Im On One"
 Dr. Dre, Eminem and Skylar Grey  "I Need a Doctor"
 Rihanna and Drake  "Whats My Name?"
 Kelly Rowland and Lil Wayne  "Motivation"
 Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi and Fergie  "All Of The Lights"

Best Rap Performance
 Chris Brown, Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes  "Look at Me Now"
 JayZ and Kanye West  "Otis"
 Lupe Fiasco  "The Show Goes On"
 Nicki Minaj and Drake  "Moment 4 Life"
 Wiz Khalifa  "Black And Yellow"

Best Country Solo Performance
 Jason Aldean  "Dirt Road Anthem"
 Martina McBride  "Im Gonna Love You Through It"
 Blake Shelton  "Honey Bee"
 Taylor Swift  "Mean"
 Carrie Underwood  "Mamas Song"

Best Country Song
 Thompson Square  "Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not"
 Blake Shelton  "God Gave Me You"
 Trace Adkins  "Just Fishin "
 Taylor Swift  "Mean"
 Vince Gill  "Threaten Me With Heaven"
 Kenny Chesney (featuring Grace Potter)  "You and Tequila"

Best Americana Album
 Linda Chorney  Emotional Jukebox
 Ry Cooder  Pull Up Some Dust And Sit Down
 Emmylou Harris  Hard Bargain
 Levon Helm  Ramble At The Ryman
 Lucinda Williams  Blessed

Best Blues Album
 Gregg Allman  Low Country Blues
 Marcia Ball  Roadside Attractions
 Warren Haynes  Man In Motion
 Keb Mo  The Reflection
 Tedeschi Trucks Band  Revelator

Best Folk Album
 The Civil Wars  Barton Hollow
 Steve Earle  Ill Never Get Out of This World Alive
 Fleet Foxes  Helplessness Blues
 Eddie Vedder  Ukulele Songs
 Gillian Welch  The Harrow & The Harvest.

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