Friday, December 2, 2011

Grammy's 2012

The 2012 Grammy nominations have arrived! We have a few of the notable categories from the list here for you, including some surprising, yet very exciting additions (Skrillex, Bon Iver) and some even more surprising snubs (Kanye, Foster the People). Adele is of course going to dominate the night, we don't think anyone will argue that, and we will be keeping our fingers crossed for Mumford!

Record of the Year:
"Rolling in the Deep" Adele
"Holocene" Bon Iver
"The Cave" Mumford and Sons
"Firework" Katy Perry

Song of the Year:
" All of the Lights" Kanye West feat Rihanna, Kid Cuddi
"The Cave" Mumford and 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 (electronic music finally included in a main category. Daft Punk anyone?!)

Album of the Year:
Foo Fighters- Wasting Light
Lady Gaga- Born This Way
Bruno Mars- Doo Wops and Hooligans
Rihanna- Loud

Best Dance Recording:
Raise Your Weapon- Deadmau5 & Greta Svabo Bech
Barbara 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 Performance:
Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall- Coldplay
Down By The Water- The Decemberists
Walk- Foo Fighters
The Cave- Mumford and Sons
Lotus Flower- Radiohead

Best Rock Album:
Rock 'N' Roll Party Honorng 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 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 Performance:
Look At Me Now- Chris Brown, Lil Wayne & Busta rhymes
Otis- Jay-Z & Kanye West
The Show Goes On- Lupe Fiasco
Moment 4 Life- Licki Minaj & Drake
Black and Yellow- Wiz Khalifa

Best Rap Album:
Watch the Throne- Jay-Z & Kanye West
Tha Carter IV- Lil Wayne
Lasers- Lupe Fiasco
Pink Friday- Micki Minaj
My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy- Kanye West

Best Country Album:
My Kinda Party- Jason Aldean
Cheif- Eric Church
Own The Night- Lady Antebellum
Red River Blue- Blake Shelton
Here For A Good TIme- George Strait
Speak Now- Taylor Swift