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2012 Grammy Nominations Released!

2012 Grammy Nominations Released!

Nominations for the 54th Annual Grammy Awards have been unveiled!

Kanye West leads the group of stellar musicians with seven nominations, followed by Adele, Foo Fighters, and Bruno Mars with six each.

Also recognized were Rihanna, Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry and many more!

The 2012 Grammy Awards are set to air on February 12!

Check inside for a complete list of nominees. Also pictured inside are pictures from the nominations concert featuring Katy in Dolce&Gabbana, Nicki Minaj, Bruno, and Usher.

Album Of The Year:

21 Adele
Wasting LightFoo Fighters
Born This WayLady Gaga
Doo-Wops & HooligansBruno Mars

Record Of The Year:

“Rolling In The Deep” — Adele
“Holocene” — Bon Iver
“Grenade” — Bruno Mars
“The Cave” — Mumford & Sons
“Firework” — Katy Perry

Best New Artist:

The Band Perry
Bon Iver
J. Cole
Nicki Minaj

Song Of The Year:

“All Of The Lights” — Jeff Bhasker, Malik Jones, Warren Trotter & Kanye West, songwriters (Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi & Fergie)
“The Cave” — Ted Dwane, Ben Lovett, Marcus Mumford & Country Winston, songwriters (Mumford & Sons)
“Grenade” — Brody Brown, Claude Kelly, Philip Lawrence, Ari Levine, Bruno Mars & Andrew Wyatt, songwriters (Bruno Mars)
“Holocene” — Justin Vernon, songwriter (Bon Iver)
“Rolling In The Deep” — Adele Adkins & Paul Epworth, songwriters (Adele)

Best Pop Solo Performance:

“Someone Like You” — Adele
“Yoü And I” — Lady Gaga
“Grenade” — Bruno Mars
“Firework” — Katy Perry
“F***in’ Perfect” — Pink

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance:

“Body And Soul” — Tony Bennett & Amy Winehouse
“Dearest” — The Black Keys
“Paradise” — Coldplay
“Pumped Up Kicks” — Foster The People
“Moves Like Jagger” — Maroon 5 & Christina Aguilera

Best Rock Performance:

“Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall” — Coldplay
“Down By The Water” — The Decemberists
“Walk” — Foo Fighters
“The Cave” — Mumford & Sons
“Lotus Flower” — Radiohead

Best Traditional R&B Performance:

“Sometimes I Cry” — Eric Benét
“Fool For You” — Cee Lo Green & Melanie Fiona
“Radio Message” — R. Kelly
“Good Man” — Raphael Saadiq
“Surrender” — Betty Wright & The Roots

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 Rap/Sung Collaboration:

“Party” — Beyoncé & André 3000
“I’m On One” — DJ Khaled, Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne
“I Need A Doctor” — Dr. Dre, Eminem & Skylar Grey
“What’s My Name?” — Rihanna & Drake
“Motivation” — Kelly Rowland & Lil Wayne
“All Of The Lights” — Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi & Fergie

For the complete list of nominees, check out!

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Credit: Jamie McCarthy, Dave Hogan, Andrew H. Walker, Kevin Winter; Photos: Getty
Posted to: 2012 Grammy Awards, Bruno Mars, Katy Perry, Nicki Minaj, Usher

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77 Responses to “2012 Grammy Nominations Released!”

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  1. 1
    Claudia Says:

    where is Taylor Swift!!!!!!????? :’(

  2. 2
    Paulie Says:

    I would have liked to see Taylor Swift’s “surprised” reaction upon learning she didn’t receive any nominations. I bet it wasn’t aw shucks-like.

  3. 3
    Put your paws down B!itch Says:

    Adele she deserves all the awards !

  4. 4
    Jennica Panettiere Says:

    I hope Adele sweeps it up and shows those idiots that you all you need is your talent. No frigging gimmicks, autotune, dressing up like pop ******.

  5. 5
    psycho wh@rlina Says:

    Adele <3

  6. 6
    wywh Says:

    Why is Loud nominated for AOTY instead of Kanye’s album? This is bs.

  7. 7
    Chon Says:

    Lady Gaga for the win! On the right track baby! Would have loved it if Beyonce got nominated too.

  8. 8
    huh? Says:

    Lady gaga got nominated for record of the year you’re kidding right? anyway hope Adele wins all her nominations she is the most deserving

  9. 9
    Trin Says:

    Gaga is the most overrated pop star ever. I hope Adele wins.

  10. 10
    Eric Says:

    News flash: she was nominated for 3. Look it up. The list you see here are not the only awards given out.

  11. 11
    speaktruth Says:

    YEAH BON IVER!!!!!

  12. 12
    speaktruth Says:

    Also, Civil Wars are nominated for 2. If you don’t know who they are, look them up asap! :)

  13. 13
    lizz Says:

    Foo Fighters or Adele!

  14. 14
    lizz Says:

    Foo Fighters or Adele!

  15. 15
    Anthony Says:

    where is Britney Spears !!!!!!????? :’( F***k you i’m out !

  16. 16
    Anthony Says:

    where is Britney Spears !!!!!!????? :’(

  17. 17
    Cyndi Says:

    Sick of Adele!
    It’s SO “trendy” to like her at this point…. Totally overrated!

  18. 18
    Sugar Says:

    Haha! I bet Katy Perry didn’t get as many as she expected!!
    Zip for album of the year! Too bad Katy perry! Everyone is board of your tired a$$

  19. 19
    XxX Says:

    Ugh! Adele is the most played out singer right now!
    What a whiney fat b!tch

  20. 20
    Buck Says:

    “oh I’m so cool, I like Adele” lmao! Stupid posers

  21. 21
    emmaa Says:

    Okay Kanye should have been up for album of the year. That is ridiculous! On a happy note I am thrilled that Katy Perry is missing from most categories. There is a God.

  22. 22
    Buck Says:


  23. 23
    Jasmine Says:

    OK, Nicki has been around for how long now and she’s still considered for new artist?? How far back do they go?
    And yeah, guys, look at the complete list before asking questions…to the first commenter, Taylor Swift was (unfortunately) nominated.

  24. 24
    trolling in the deep Says:

    Bitter lady caca stans are such sad Adele got 6 nods and Lady caca only got 3 sucks hah !

  25. 25
    emmaa Says:

    Also looks like Beyonce’s dad isn’t on the panel this year.

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