54th Annual Grammy Awards

The Grammys: Adele, Bruno Mars Top Nominees

Nominations for the 54th Annual Grammy Awards were doled out Wednesday night (Nov. 30) during a primetime concert special, with Kanye West leading the crowded and surprisingly diverse field with seven. The Grammy Nominations Concert Live!!, now in its fourth year, kicked off with a performance by Lady Gaga and later included songs by Rihanna and The Band Perry. Adele, Foo Fighters and Bruno Mars follow West with six nods apiece and Lil Wayne and Skrillex snagged four.


Check out the full list of nominations for the Grammy Awards 2012 below:


Album Of The Year
Adele – 21
Bruno Mars – Doo-Wops & Hooligans
Foo Fighters – Wasting Light
Lady GaGa – Born This Way
Rihanna – Loud

Record Of The Year
Adele – ‘Rolling in the Deep’
Bon Iver – ‘Holocene’
Bruno Mars – ‘Grenade’
Mumford & Sons – ‘The Cave’
Katy Perry – ‘Firework’

Song Of The Year
Adele – ‘Rolling in the Deep’
Bruno Mars – ‘Grenade’
Bon Iver – ‘Holocene’
Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi and Fergie – ‘All of the Lights’
Mumford & Sons – ‘The Cave’

Best New Artist
Bon Iver
The Band Perry
J Cole
Nicki Minaj
Skrillex

Pop Field

Best Pop Solo Performance

Adele – ‘Someone Like You’
Bruno Mars – ‘Grenade’
Katy Perry – ‘Firework’
Lady GaGa – ‘Yoü And I’
Pink – ‘F**kin’ Perfect’

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

The Black Keys – ‘Dearest’
Coldplay – ‘Paradise’
Foster The People – ‘Pumped Up Kicks’
Maroon 5 and Christina Aguilera – ‘Moves Like Jagger’
Tony Bennett and Amy Winehouse – ‘Body and Soul’

Best Pop Vocal Album
Adele – 21
Bruno Mars – Doo-Wops & Hooligans
Cee Lo Green – The Ladykiller
Lady GaGa – Born This Way
Rihanna – Loud

Dance/Electronica Field

Best Dance Recording

David Guetta and Avicii – ‘Sunshine’
Deadmau5 and Greta Svabo Bech – ‘Raise Your Weapon’
Duck Sauce – ‘Barbra Streisand’
Robyn – ‘Call Your Girlfriend’
Skrillex – ‘Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites’
Swedish House Mafia – ‘Save The World’

Best Dance/Electronica Album
Cut/Copy – Zonoscope
David Guetta – Nothing But The Beat
Deadmau5 – 4×4=12
Robyn – Body Talk, Pt. 3
Skrillex – Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites

Rock Field

Best Rock Performance

Coldplay – ‘Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall’
The Decemberists – ‘Down By The Water’
Foo Fighters – ‘Walk’
Mumford & Sons – ‘The Cave’
Radiohead – ‘Lotus Flower’

Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance
Dream Theater – ‘On The Backs Of Angels’
Foo Fighters – ‘White Limo’
Mastodon – ‘Curl Of The Burl’
Megadeth – ‘Public Enemy No. 1’
Sum 41 – ‘Blood In My Eyes’

Best Rock Song
Coldplay – ‘Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall’
The Decemberists – ‘Down By The Water’
Mumford & Sons – ‘The Cave’
Radiohead – ‘Lotus Flower’
Foo Fighters – ‘Walk’

Best Rock Album
Foo Fighters – Wasting Light
Jeff Beck – Rock ‘N’ Roll Party Honouring Les Paul
Kings Of Leon – Come Around Sundown
Red Hot Chili Peppers – I’m With You
Wilco – The Whole Love

Alternative Field

Best Alternative Music Album
Bon Iver – Bon Iver
Death Cab For Cutie – Codes And Keys
Foster The People – Torches
My Morning Jacket – Circuital
Radiohead – The King of Limbs

Rap Field

Best Rap Performance

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

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
Beyoncé and André 3000 – ‘Party’
DJ Khaled, Drake, Rick Ross and Lil Wayne – ‘I’m On One’
Dr. Dre, Eminem and Skylar Grey – ‘I Need a Doctor’
Kelly Rowland and Lil Wayne – ‘Motivation’
Rihanna and Drake – ‘What’s My Name?’

Best Rap Song

Chris Brown, Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes – ‘Look At Me Now’
Dr. Dre, Eminem and Skylar Grey – ‘I Need a Doctor’
Jay-Z and Kanye West – ‘Otis’
Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi and Fergie – ‘All of the Lights’
Wiz Khalifa – ‘Black and Yellow’

Best Rap Album

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

Country Field

Best Country Solo Performance
Jason Aldean – ‘Dirt Road Anthem’
Blake Shelton – ‘Honey Bee’
Carrie Underwood – ‘Mama’s Song’
Martina McBride – ‘I’m Gonna Love You Through It’
Taylor Swift – ‘Mean’

Best Country Duo/Group Performance

Jason Aldean with Kelly Clarkson – ‘Don’t You Wanna Stay’
Kenny Chesney featuring Grace Potter – ‘You and Tequila’
The Civil Wars – ‘Barton Hollow’
Thompson Square – ‘Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not’

Best Country Song
Blake Shelton – ‘God Gave Me You’
Kenny Chesney featuring Grace Potter – ‘You and Tequila’
Taylor Swift – ‘Mean’
Thompson Square – ‘Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not’
Trace Adkins – ‘Just Fishin”
Vince Gill – ‘Threaten Me With Heaven’

Best Country Album
Blake Shelton – Red River Blue
Eric Church – Chief
George Strait – Here For A Good Time
Jason Aldean – My Kinda Party
Lady Antebellum – Own the Night
Taylor Swift – Speak Now

Music For Visual Media Field

Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media

Alexandre Desplat – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2
Alexandre Desplat – The King’s Speech
Clint Mansell – Black Swan
Daft Punk – Tron Legacy
Ryan Shore – The Shrine

Production Field

Producer of the Year (Non Classical)
Danger Mouse
Butch Vig
Paul Epworth
Ryan Tedder
The Smeezingtons

Music Video Field

Best Short Form Music Video
Adele – ‘Rolling in the Deep’
Memory Tapes – ‘Yes I Know’
OK Go – ‘All Is Not Lost’
Radiohead – ‘Lotus Flower’
Skrillex – ‘First Of The Year (Equinox)’
Al Yankovic – ‘Perform This Way’

Best Long Form Music Video

Beyoncé – I Am…World Tour
Foo Fighters – Foo Fighters: Back and Forth
Kings of Leon – Talihina Sky: The Story Of Kings Of Leon
A Tribe Called Quest – Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels Of A Tribe Called Quest
TV on the Radio – Nine Types Of Light