The 54th Grammy Awards – The NomineesThe 54th Grammy Awards – The Nominees

Here are some of the nominees(78 at all) I think we should be proud of some(BON IVER!!!!), some we should be ashamed of(SKRILLEX???) and some we shouldn’t foregt(MEMORY TAPES!!!!). To see all the nominees head over to

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

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

Song Of The Year
All Of The Lights
Written by Jeff Bhasker, Malik Jones, Warren Trotter & Kanye West
Performed by Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi & Fergie

The Cave
Written by Ted Dwane, Ben Lovett, Marcus Mumford & Country Winston
Performed by Mumford & Sons

Written by Brody Brown, Claude Kelly, Philip Lawrence, Ari Levine, Bruno Mars & Andrew Wyatt
Performed by Bruno Mars

Written by Justin Vernon
Performed by Bon Iver

Rolling In The Deep
Written by Adele Adkins & Paul Epworth
Performed by Adele

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

Best Pop Solo Performance
Adele – “Someone Like You
Lady Gaga – “You And I
Bruno Mars – “Grenade
Katy Perry – “Firework
Pink – “[Expletive] 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 & Christina Aguilera – “Moves Like Jagger

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

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

Best Dance Recording
Deadmau5 & Greta Svabo Bech – “Raise Your Weapon
Duck Sauce – “Barbra Streisand
David Guetta & Avicii – “Sunshine
Robyn – “Call Your Girlfriend
Skrillex – “Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites
Swedish House Mafia – “Save The World

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

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
Tony Bennett & Various Artists – Duets II
Susan Boyle – The Gift
Harry Connick Jr. – In Concert On Broadway
Seth MacFarlane – Music Is Better Than Words
Barbra Streisand – What Matters Most – Barbra Streisand Sings The Lyrics Of Alan And Marilyn Bergman

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
The Cave
Written by Ted Dwane, Ben Lovett, Marcus Mumford & Country Winston
Performed by Mumford & Sons

Down By The Water
Written by Colin Meloy
Performed by The Decemberists

Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall
Written by Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland, Will Champion & Chris Martin
Performed by Coldplay

Lotus Flower
Written by Colin Greenwood, Jonny Greenwood, Ed O’Brien, Phil Selway & Thom Yorke
Performed by Radiohead

Written by Foo Fighters
Performed by Foo Fighters

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

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

Best R&B Song
Far Away
Written by Marsha Ambrosius, Sterling Simms & Justin Smith
Performed by Marsha Ambrosius

Fool For You
Written by Cee Lo Green & Jack Splash
Performed by Cee Lo Green & Melanie Fiona

Not My Daddy
Written by Kelly Price
Performed by Kelly Price & Stokley

Pieces Of Me
Written by Charles Harmon, Claude Kelly & Ledisi Young
Performed by Ledisi

You Are
Written by Dennis Bettis, Carl M. Days, Jr., Wirlie Morris, Charlie Wilson & Mahin Wilson
Performed by Charlie Wilson

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

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

Best Rap Song
All Of The Lights
Written by Jeff Bhasker, Malik Jones, Warren Trotter & Kanye West
Performed by Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi & Fergie

Black And Yellow
Written by Mikkel Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen & Cameron Thomaz
Performed by Wiz Khalifa

I Need A Doctor
Written by Andre Young, Marshall Mathers III, Alexander Grant & Skylar Grey
Performed by Dr. Dre, Eminem & Skylar Grey

Look At Me Now
Written by Jean Baptiste, Chris Brown, Ryan Buendia, Trevor Smith, Dwayne Carter, Jr. & Wesley Pentz
Performed by Chris Brown, Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes

Written by Shawn Carter & Kanye West
Performed by Jay-Z & Kanye West

The Show Goes On
Written by Dustin William Brower, Jonathon Keith Brown, Daniel Johnson, Kane & Wasalu Muhammad Jaco
Performed by Lupe Fiasco

Best Rap Album
Jay-Z & 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 Comedy Album
Kathy Griffin – 50 & Not Pregnant
Louis C.K. – Hilarious
Patton Oswalt – Finest Hour
The Lonely Island – Turtleneck & Chain
Weird Al Yankovic – Apocalypse

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)
Weird Al Yankovic – “Perform This Way

Best Long Form Music Video
Beyoncè – “I Am… World Tour
Foo Fighters – “Back And Forth
Kings Of Leon – “Talinha Sky: The Story Of KoL
A Tribe Called Quest – “Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels Of A TcQ
TV On The Radio – “Nine Types Of Light

Best Song Written For Visual Media
Born To Be Somebody” (From Never Say Never)
Written by Diane Warren
Performed by Justin Bieber

Christmastime Is Killing Us” (Family Guy)
Written by Ron Jones, Seth MacFarlane & Danny Smith
Performed by Danny Smith, Ron Jones & Seth MacFarlane

I See The Light” (From Tangled)
Written by Alan Menken & Glenn Slater
Performed by Mandy Moore & Zachary Levi

So Long” (From Winnie The Pooh)
Written by Zooey Deschanel
Performed by Zooey Deschanel & M. Ward

Where The River Goes” (From Footloose)
Written by Zac Brown, Wyatt Durrette, Drew Pearson & Anne Preven
Performed by Zac Brown

You Haven’t Seen The Last Of Me” (From Burlesque)
Written by Diane Warren
Performed by Cher

Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media
Boardwalk Empire: Volume 1 – Various Artists
Burlesque – Christina Aguilera
Glee: The Music, Volume 4 – Glee Cast
Tangled – Various Artists
True Blood: Volume 3 – Various Artists

Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media
Black Swan – Clint Mansell, composer
Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 2 – Alexandre Desplat, composer
The King’s Speech – Alexandre Desplat, composer
The Shrine – Ryan Shore, composer
Tron Legacy – Daft Punk, composer




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