The 2012 Grammy Nominees

Grammy Awards

Grammy Awards

They are out and it looks like a pretty good group of artists for the class of 2012.

The 2012 Grammy 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:

“All of the Lights”Kanye West featuring Rihanna, Kid Cudi and Fergie

“The Cave”Mumford & Sons

“Grenade”Bruno Mars

“Holocene”Bon Iver

“Rolling in the Deep”Adele

Best New Artist:

The Band Perry

Bon Iver

J. Cole

Nicki Minaj

Skrillex

Best Pop Vocal Album:

“21”Adele

“The Lady Killer”Cee Lo Green

“Born This Way”Lady Gaga

“Doo-Wops & Hooligans”Bruno Mars

“Loud”Rihanna

Best Pop Solo Performance:

“Someone Like You”Adele

“You and I”Lady Gaga

“Grenade”Bruno Mars

“Firework”Katy Perry

“[Effin’] Perfect”Pink

Best Pop Performance By a Duo or Group:

“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

Best Dance Recording:

“Raise Your Weapon”Deadmau5 and Greta Svabo Bech

“Barbra Streisand”Duck Sauce

“Sunshine”David Guetta & Avicii

“Call Your Girlfriend “Robyn

“Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites”Skrillex

“Save the World”Swedish House Mafia

Best Rock Song:

“Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall”Coldplay

“Down By the Water”The Decemberists

“Walk”Foo Fighters

“The Cave”Mumford & Sons

“Lotus Flower”Radiohead

Best 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

Best Alternative Music 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

Best Hard Rock / Metal Performance:

“On the Backs of Angels”Dream Theater

“White Limo”Foo Fighters

“Curl of the Burl”Mastodon

“Public Enemy #1”Megadeth

“Blood in My Eyes”Sum 41

Best R&B Song:

“Far Away”Marsha Ambrosius

“Fool for You”Cee Lo Green and Melanie Fiona

“Not My Daddy”Kelly Price and Stokley

“Pieces of Me”Ledisi

“You Are”Charlie Wilson

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 R&B Performance

“Far Away”Marsha Ambrosius

“Is This Love”Corinne Bailey Rae

“Not My Daddy”Kelly Price and Stokley

“Pieces of Me”Ledisi

“You Are”Charlie Wilson

Best Traditional R&B Vocal 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

Best Rap Song:

“All of the Lights”Kanye West featuring Rihanna, Kid Cudi and Fergie

“Black and Yellow “Wiz Khalifa

“I Need a Doctor”Dr. Dre, Eminem and Skylar Grey

“Look at Me Now”Chris Brown featuring Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes

“Otis”Jay-Z and Kanye West

“The Show Goes On”Lupe Fiasco

Best Rap Album:

“Watch the Throne”Jay-Z and Kanye West

“Tha Carter 4”Lil Wayne

“Lasers”Lupe Fiasco

“Pink Friday”Nicki Minaj

“My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy”Kanye West

Best Rap Performance:

“Look at Me Now”Chris Brown featuring Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes

“Black and Yellow “Wiz Khalifa

“Moment 4 Life”Nicki Minaj featuring Drake

“Otis”Jay-Z and Kanye West

“The Show Goes On”Lupe Fiasco

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration:

“Party”Beyoncé featuring Andre 3000

“I’m on One”DJ Khaled featuring Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne

“I Need a Doctor”Dr. Dre, Eminem and Skylar Grey

“What’s My Name”Rihanna featuring Drake

“Motivation”Kelly Rowland featuring Lil Wayne

“All of the Lights”Kanye West featuring Rihanna, Kid Cudi and Fergie

Best Country Song:

“Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not”Thompson Square

“God Gave Me You”Blake Shelton

“Just Fishin'”Trace Adkins

“Mean”Taylor Swift

“Threaten Me With Heaven”Vince Gill

“You And Tequila”Kenny Chesney featuring Grace Potter

Best 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

Best Country Solo Performance:

“Dirt Road Anthem”Jason Aldean

“I’m Gonna Love You Through It”Martina McBride

“Honey Bee”Blake Shelton

“Mean”Taylor Swift

“Mama’s Song”Carrie Underwood

Best Country Performance By a Duo or Group:

“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

(–You can sort through ALL 78 categories at Grammy.com.)

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