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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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  • Claudia

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

  • Paulie

    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.

  • Put your paws down B!itch

    Adele she deserves all the awards !

  • Jennica Panettiere

    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 skanks.

  • psycho wh@rlina

    Adele <3

  • wywh

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

  • Chon

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

  • huh?

    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

  • Trin

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

  • Eric

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

  • speaktruth

    YEAH BON IVER!!!!!

  • speaktruth

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

  • lizz

    Foo Fighters or Adele!

  • lizz

    Foo Fighters or Adele!

  • Anthony

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

  • Anthony

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

  • Cyndi

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

  • Sugar

    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$$

  • XxX

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

  • Buck

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

  • emmaa

    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.

  • Buck


  • Jasmine

    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.

  • trolling in the deep

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

  • emmaa

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

  • Pop

    @emmaa: hahaha!! I totally agree! Katy Perry needs to go away!

  • love it

    Adele is amazing talented and a true artist

  • roy

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    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 ******.

  • Catcher

    Adele is about as amazing as watching paint dry.
    I’m not a 50 year old woman

  • seriously?

    Congrates to Adele hands down the most deserving

  • Mina

    @trolling in the deep: I dont think it’s Gaga fans that are bitter!
    I think Xtina Stains are pi$$ed off that Adele TOOK her spot!
    All the Xtina Stains HATE Adele!
    Not Gaga fans, they Love her :)

  • Vivian

    I don’t care WHO wins! As long as Katy Perry gets nothing!! lol

  • Mo

    Adele = the new Xtina!!
    Rip Floptina!!

  • Ghoul

    Christina Agulera who??

  • V

    Hey everyone, pls read the full nominees list .Taylor got 3 nominations
    Best Country Solo Performance and Best Country Song for “Mean”
    Best Country Album

  • Hbic

    Gaga for the win!! I do love Adele too though, both amazing artists :)

  • Tina

    Its always the same people! Very boring,
    But I hope Katy Perry doesn’t win

  • Tina

    Its always the same people! Very boring,
    But I hope Katy Perry doesn’t win

  • Tina

    Its always the same people! Very boring,
    But I hope Katy Perry doesn’t win

  • Amelie

    Moves Like Jagger!!

  • Love

    Adele & Gaga!!!

  • Jess

    Moves like stupid jagger seriously got nominated?!? LMFAO!!
    I hope they show a close up of Floptina’s big fat face when she causes Maroon 5 to lose!!

  • Sam

    @Jess: Why would Christina be invited to the Grammys? Because Maroon 5 had pity on her and let her sing for 40 seconds on THEIR hit song?
    She has no reason to be there except to sweep up the trash when Adele leaves with her Grammys!

  • Ty

    Cool Lady Gaga got 3 more noms! Congrats! :)

  • Tori

    Yay!! Bruno Mars

  • BooBoo


    She’s considered a best new artist because her debut album came out. She may have been around longer, but her debut album is a fairly recent release.

  • Alaia

    Terrible nominations, always. Why do they keep nominating generic pop music? I thought Arcade Fire winning was progression. And Bon Iver for Best New Artist? These guys are slow, aren’t they?

  • Grammys

    Aww Gaga did such a good job on the nominations show!!
    Such a fantastic artist & wonderful live voice :-D

  • david

    Where is Beyocne ?????
    why 2 nominations
    Album 4 where ??
    song ” I was here ” where ??

  • urbigfatass

    These award shows are sooo phony , it’s a product to sell advertisement space, they nominate the people with the most teen viewers , it has nothing to do with music , obviously