2012 Grammy Nominations

Here are the nominations for the 2012 Grammy Awards

Album of the Year

Adele - "21"
Foo Fighters - "Wasting Light"
Lady Gaga - "Born This Way"
Bruno Mars - "Doo-Wops & Hooligans"
Rihanna - "Loud"

Record of the Year
Adele - "Rolling In The Deep"
Bon Iver - "Holocene"
Bruno Mars - "Grenade"
Mumford & Sons - "The Cave"
Katy Perry - "Firework"

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

Song of the Year
Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi and Fergie - "All of the Lights" » Mumford & Sons - "The Cave"
Bruno Mars - "Grenade"
Bon Iver - "Holocene"
Adele - "Rolling In The Deep"

Best Pop Solo Performance
Adele - "Someone Like You"
Lady Gaga - "Yoü and I"
Bruno Mars - "Grenade"
Katy Perry - "Firework"
Pink - "F***in' Perfect"

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
Tony Bennett & Amy Winehouse - "Body and Soul"
The Black Keys - "Dearest"
Coldplay - "Paradise"
Foster The People - "Pumped Up Kicks"
Maroon 5 and Christina Aguilera - "Moves Like Jagger"

Best Dance Recording
deadmau5 and Greta Svabo Bech - "Raise Your Weapon"
Duck Sauce - "Barbra Streisand"
David Guetta and Avicii - "Sunshine"
Robyn - "Call Your Girlfriend"
Skrillex - "Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites"
Swedish House Mafia - "Save The World"

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 Album
Jeff Beck - "Rock 'N' Roll Party Honoring Les Paul"
Foo Fighters - "Wasting Light"
Kings Of Leon - "Come Around Sundown"
Red Hot Chili Peppers - "I'm With You"
Wilco - "The Whole Love"

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"

Best Traditional R&B Performance
Eric Benet - "Sometimes I Cry"
Cee Lo Green and Melanie Fiona - "Fool for You"
R. Kelly - "Radio Message"
Raphael Saadiq - "Good Man"
Betty Wright and the Roots - "Surrender"

Best R&B Album
Chris Brown - "F.A.M.E."
El DeBarge - "Second Chance"
R. Kelly - "Love Letter"
Ledisi - "Pieces of Me"
Kelly Price - "Kelly"

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

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
Beyoncé and Andre 3000 - "Party"
DJ Khaled, Drake, Rick Ross and Lil Wayne - "I'm On One"
Dr. Dre, Eminem and Skylar Grey - "I Need a Doctor"
Rihanna and Drake - "What's My Name?"
Kelly Rowland and Lil Wayne - "Motivation"
Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi and Fergie - "All Of The Lights"

Best Rap Performance
Chris Brown, Lil Wayne and 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 Country Solo Performance
Jason Aldean - "Dirt Road Anthem"
Martina McBride - "I'm Gonna Love You Through It"
Blake Shelton - "Honey Bee"
Taylor Swift - "Mean"
Carrie Underwood - "Mama's Song"

Best Country Song
Thompson Square - "Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not"
Blake Shelton - "God Gave Me You"
Trace Adkins - "Just Fishin' "
Taylor Swift - "Mean"
Vince Gill - "Threaten Me With Heaven"
Kenny Chesney (featuring Grace Potter) - "You and Tequila"

Best Americana Album
Linda Chorney - "Emotional Jukebox"
Ry Cooder - "Pull Up Some Dust and Sit Down"
Emmylou Harris - "Hard Bargain"
Levon Helm - "Ramble at the Ryman"
Lucinda Williams - "Blessed"

Best Blues Album
Gregg Allman - "Low Country Blues"
Marcia Ball - "Roadside Attractions"
Warren Haynes - "Man in Motion"
Keb' Mo' - "The Reflection"
Tedeschi Trucks Band - "Revelator"

Best Folk Album
The Civil Wars - "Barton Hollow"
Steve Earle - "I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive"
Fleet Foxes - "Helplessness Blues"
Eddie Vedder - "Ukulele Songs"
Gillian Welch - "The Harrow & The Harvest"

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