2011Grammy Nominations

2011Grammy Nominations
2011 marks the 54TH anniversary of The Grammy® Awards. What will Lady Gaga wear this time?

The GRAMMY nominees were announced on "The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live! Countdown To Music's Biggest Night." Two-time GRAMMY winner LL Cool J returned as the host for the big unveiling event.

The 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards, Feb 12, 2012 on CBS. Here are the nominees:
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 (goes to writer)
All of the Lights (performed by Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi and Fergie)
The Cave (performed by Mumford & Sons)
Grenade (performed by Bruno Mars)
Holocene (performed by Bon Iver)
Rolling In the Deep (performed by Adele)

Best new artist
The Band Perry
Bon Iver
J. Cole
Nicki Minaj

Pop duo/group performance
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

Pop vocal album
21, Adele
The Lady Killer, Cee Lo Green
Born This Way, Lady Gaga
Doo-Wops & Hooligans, Bruno Mars
Loud, Rihanna

Dance recording
Raise Your Weapon, Deadmau5 and Greta Svabo Bech
Barbra Streisand, Duck Sauce
Sunshine, David Guetta and Avicii
Call Your Girlfriend, Robyn
Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites, Skrillex
Save the World, Swedish House Mafia

Dance/electronica album
Zonoscope, Cut/Copy
4x4=12, Deadmau5
Nothing But the Beat, David Guetta
Body Talk, Pt. 3, Robyn
Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites, Skrillex

Traditional pop vocal album
Duets II, Tony Bennett and various artists
The Gift, Susan Boyle
In Concert on Broadway, Harry Connick Jr.
Music Is Better Than Words, Seth MacFarlane
What Matters Most, Barbra Streisand

Rock performance
Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall, Coldplay
Down By the Water, The Decemberists
Walk, Foo Fighters
The Cave, Mumford & Sons
Lotus Flower, Radiohead

Hard rock/metal performance
On the Backs of Angels, Dream Theater
White Limo, Foo Fighters
Curl of the Burl, Mastodon
Public Enemy No. 1, Megadeth
Blood In My Eyes, Sum 41

Rock song (goes to writer)
The Cave (performed by Mumford & Sons)
Down By the Water (performed by The Decemberists)
Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall (performed by Coldplay)
Lotus Flower (performed by Radiohead)
Walk (performed by Foo Fighters)

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

Alternative 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

R&B performance
Far Away, Marsha Ambrosius
Pieces of Me, Ledisi
Not My Daddy, Kelly Price and Stokley
Is This Love, Corinne Bailey Rae
You Are, Charlie Wilson

Traditional R&B 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

R&B song (goes to writer)
Far Away (performed by Marsha Ambrosius)
Fool For You (performed by Cee Lo Green and Melanie Fiona)
Not My Daddy (performed by Kelly Price and Stokley)
Pieces of Me (performed by Ledisi)
You Are (performed by Charlie Wilson)

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

Rap performance
Look At Me Now, Chris Brown, Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes
Otis, Jay-Z and Kanye West
The Show Goes On, Lupe Fiasco
Moment 4 Life, Nicki Minaj and Drake
Black and Yellow, Wiz Khalifa

Rap/sung collaboration
Party, Beyoncé and André 3000
I'm on One, DJ Khaled, Drake, Rick Ross and Lil Wayne
I Need A Doctor, Dr. Dre, Eminem and Skylar Grey
What's My Name?, Rihanna and Drake
Motivation, Kelly Rowland and Lil Wayne
All of the Lights, Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi and Fergie

Rap song (goes to writer)
All of the Lights (performed by Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi and Fergie)
Black and Yellow (performed by Wiz Khalifa)
I Need A Doctor (performed by Dr. Dre, Eminem and Skylar Grey)
Look At Me Now (performed by Chris Brown, Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes)
Otis (performed by Jay-Z and Kanye West)
The Show Goes On (performed by Lupe Fiasco)

Rap album
Watch the Throne, Jay-Z and Kanye West
Tha Carter IV, Lil Wayne
Lasers, Lupe Fiasco
Pink Friday, Nicki Minaj
My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, Kanye West

Country duo/group performance
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

Country song (goes to writer)
Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not (performed by Thompson Square)
God Gave Me You (performed by Blake Shelton)
Just Fishin' (performed by Trace Adkins)
Mean (performed by Taylor Swift)
Threaten Me With Heaven (performed by Vince Gill)
You and Tequila (performed by Kenny Chesney featuring Grace Potter)

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

Producer (non-classical)
Danger Mouse
Paul Epworth
The Smeezingtons
Ryan Tedder
Butch Vig

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