The Grammy Nominations List

Here’s a list of all the big Grammy nominees! Hello Adele, Bruno Mars, Kanye West, Bon Iver, Skrillex and Mumford & Sons leading the nods…. For all the nominees (ie: classical, etc), head to the Grammy website: www.grammy.com/

2012 Grammy Nominations List~

Record of the Year (award to the artist & producer):
“Rolling in the Deep” by Adele
“Holocene” by Bon Iver,
“Grenade” by Bruno Mars,
“The Cave” by Mumford and Sons,
“Firework” by Katie Perry

Song of the Year (award to the songwriters)
“All of the Lights” by Kanya West feat Rihanna, Kid Cuddi
“The Cave” by Mumford and Sons
“Grenade” by Bruno Mars
“Holocene” by Bon Iver
“Rolling in the Deep” by Adele

Best New Artist:

The Band Perry
Bon Iver
J. Cole
Nicki Minaj
Skrillex

Album of the Year:
Adele – 21
Foo Fighters – Wasting Light
Lady Gaga – Born This Way
Bruno Mars – Doo Wops and Hooligans
Rihanna – Loud

Best Pop Solo Performance
Someone Like You – Adele
Yoü And I – Lady Gaga
Grenade – Bruno Mars
Firework – Katy Perry
F***in’ Perfect – Pink

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

Best Pop Instrumental Album
Wish Upon A Star – Jenny Oaks Baker
E Kahe Malie – Daniel Ho
The Road From Memphis – Booker T. Jones
Hello Tomorrow – Dave Koz
Setzer Goes Instru-Mental! – Brian Setzer

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

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
Duets II – Tony Bennett & 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 Sings The Lyrics Of Alan And Marilyn Bergman – Barbra Streisand

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

Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance
On The Backs Of Angels – Dream Theater
Foo Fighters – Track from: Wasting Light
Curl Of The Burl – Mastodon
Public Enemy No. 1 – Megadeth
Blood In My Eyes – Sum 41

Best Rock Song
The Cave – Ted Dwane, Ben Lovett, Marcus Mumford & Country Winston, songwriters (Mumford & Sons)
Down By The Water – Colin Meloy, songwriter (The Decemberists)
Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall – Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland, Will Champion & Chris Martin, songwriters (Coldplay)
Lotus Flower – Colin Greenwood, Jonny Greenwood, Ed O’Brien, Phil Selway & Thom Yorke, songwriters (Radiohead)
Walk – Foo Fighters, songwriters (Foo Fighters)

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 R&B Performance
Far Away – Marsha Ambrosius
Pieces Of Me – Ledisi
Not My Daddy – Kelly Price & Stokley
Is This Love – Corinne Bailey Rae
You Are – Charlie Wilson

Best Traditional R&B Performance
Sometimes I Cry – Eric Benét
Fool For You – Cee Lo Green & Melanie Fiona
Radio Message – R. Kelly
Good Man – Raphael Saadiq
Surrender – Betty Wright & The Roots

Best R&B Song
Far Away – Marsha Ambrosius, Sterling Simms & Justin Smith, songwriters (Marsha Ambrosius)
Fool For You – Cee Lo Green & Jack Splash, songwriters (Cee Lo Green & Melanie Fiona)
Not My Daddy – Kelly Price, songwriter (Kelly Price & Stokley)
Pieces Of Me – Charles Harmon, Claude Kelly & Ledisi Young, songwriters (Ledisi)
You Are – Dennis Bettis, Carl M. Days, Jr., Wirlie Morris, Charlie Wilson & Mahin Wilson, songwriters

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 – Nicki Minaj & Drake
Black And Yellow – Wiz Khalifa

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

Best Rap Song
All Of The Lights – Jeff Bhasker, Malik Jones, Warren Trotter & Kanye West, songwriters (Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi & Fergie)
Black And Yellow – Mikkel Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen & Cameron Thomaz, songwriters (Wiz Khalifa)
I Need A Doctor – Andre Young, Marshall Mathers III, Alexander Grant & Skylar Grey, songwriters (Dr. Dre, Eminem & Skylar Grey)
Look At Me Now – Jean Baptiste, Chris Brown, Ryan Buendia, Trevor Smith, Dwayne Carter, Jr. & Wesley Pentz, songwriters
Otis – Shawn Carter & Kanye West, songwriters (James Brown, Jimmy Campbell, Reg Connelly, Roy Hammond, J. Roach, Kirk Robinson & Harry Woods, songwriters) (Jay-Z & Kanye West)
The Show Goes On – Dustin William Brower, Jonathon Keith Brown, Daniel Johnson, Kane & Wasalu Muhammad Jaco, songwriters (Isaac Brock, Dann Gallucci & Eric Judy, songwriters) (Lupe Fiasco)

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

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 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

Best Country Song
Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not – Jim Collins & David Lee Murphy, songwriters (Thompson Square)
God Gave Me You – Dave Barnes, songwriter (Blake Shelton)
Just Fishin’ – Casey Beathard, Monty Criswell & Ed Hill, songwriters (Trace Adkins)
Mean – Taylor Swift, songwriter (Taylor Swift)
Threaten Me With Heaven – Vince Gill, Amy Grant, Will Owsley & Dillon O’Brian, songwriters (Vince Gill)
You And Tequila – Matraca Berg & Deana Carter, songwriters (Kenny Chesney Featuring Grace Potter)

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

Best Spoken Word Album (Includes Poetry, Audio Books & Story Telling):
BOSSYPANTS – Tina Fey
FAB FAN MEMORIES – THE BEATLES BOND – (Various Artists) Nathan Burbank, Bryan Cumming, Dennis Scott & David Toledo, producers
HAMLET (WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE) – Dan Donohue & Various Artists – Oregon Shakespeare Festival
IF YOU ASK ME (AND OF COURSE YOU WON’T) – Betty White
THE MARK OF ZORRO – Val Kilmer & Cast

Best Comedy Album:
ALPOCALYPSE – “Weird Al” Yankovic
FINEST HOUR – Patton Oswalt
HILARIOUS – Louis C.K.
KATHY GRIFFIN: 50 & NOT PREGNANT – Kathy Griffin
TURTLENECK & CHAIN – The Lonely Island
Best Musical Theater Album:
ANYTHING GOES – Sutton Foster & Joel Grey, principal soloists; Rob Fisher, James Lowe & Joel Moss, producers (Cole Porter, composer/lyricist) (New Broadway Cast Recording)
THE BOOK OF MORMON – Josh Gad & Andrew Rannells, principal soloists; Anne Garefino, Robert Lopez, Stephen Oremus, Trey Parker, Scott Rudin & Matt Stone, producers; Robert Lopez, Trey Parker & Matt Stone, composers/lyricists (Original Broadway Cast)
HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING – John Larroquette & Daniel Radcliffe, principal soloists; Robert Sher, producer (Frank Loesser, composer/lyricist) (The 2011 Broadway Cast Recording

Best Compilations Soundtrack for Visual Media:
Boardwalk Empire, Vol. 1
Burlesque Soundtrack- Christina Aguilera, Cher, etc.
Glee: The Music Volume 4
Tangled Soundtrack
True Blood: Volume 3

Best Soundtrack Score for Visual Media:
Black Swan
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2
The King’s Speech
The Shrine
Tron Legacy

Best Song Written for Visual Media:
“Born To Be Somebody” (From Never Say Never)Diane Warren, songwriter (Justin Bieber)
“Christmastime Is Killing Us” (From Family Guy)Ron Jones, Seth MacFarlane & Danny Smith, songwriters (Danny Smith, Ron Jones & Seth MacFarlane)
“I See The Light” (From Tangled)Alan Menken & Glenn Slater, songwriters (Mandy Moore & Zachary Levi)
“So Long” (From Winnie The Pooh)Zooey Deschanel, songwriter (Zooey Deschanel & M. Ward)
“Where The River Goes” (From Footloose)Zac Brown, Wyatt Durrette, Drew Pearson & Anne Preven, songwriters (Zac Brown)
“You Haven’t Seen The Last Of Me” (From Burlesque)Diane Warren, songwriter (Cher)

Best Remixed Recording:
“Cinema (Skrillex Remix)”- Sonny Moore, remixer (Benny Benassi)
“Collide” (Afrojack Remix)Afrojack, remixer (Leona Lewis)
“End Of Line” (Photek Remix)Photek, remixer (Daft Punk)
“Only Girl (In The World)” (Rosabel Club Mix)Abel Aguilera & Ralphi Rosario, remixers (Rihanna)
“Rope” (Deadmau5 Mix)Deadmau5, remixer (Foo Fighters)

Best Short Form Music Video:
“Rolling in the Deep”- Adele
“Yes I Know”- Memory Tapes
“All is Not Lost”- Ok Go
“First of the Year (Equinox)”- Skrillex
“Perform This Way”- Weird Al Yankovic

Best Long Form Music Video:
I Am… World Tour- Beyonce
Foo Fighters~ Back and Forth- Foo Fighters
Talihina Sky: The Story Of Kings Of Leon- Kings of Leon
Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels Of A Tribe Called Quest- A Tribe Called Quest
Nine Types Of Light- TV on the Radio

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