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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
LoudRihanna

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
Skrillex

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 Grammys.com!

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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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